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Bidebarrieta, 14 30, 48005 Bilbao, Spain (Bilbo Zaharra)
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Ranked #10 of 18 Bilbao B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Athens, Greece
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

It is situated in the old town and it's very clean and safe. Staff very friendly and helpful. It has bad soundproofing and although it's on the 3rd floor it doesn't have an elevator. But for us, these were minor ploblems. If we visit Bilbao again, we would love to stay here again.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

Stayed one night alone and it felt very secure. Very clean and comfortable. Only downside is can be bit noisy if your room faces into the street, better to request interior. No air con but wifi is great :)

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Dublin, Ireland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Set right in the heart of the old town in Bilbao this is a great place to explore the city for those on a budget. We were going to stay in the much more expensive Sofitel but we chose here as we were only in Bilbao for 2 days and we wanted to be in the centre of the action.... More

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Deal, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

I recently spent a long weekend here from 5th to 8th July with 5 others in 3 of the rooms at this hotel. All 3 rooms were very basic but clean. The location is good, only a 2 minute walk from the nearest metro station and its right amongst the busy bars and pubs. If you cant walk up stairs... More

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Waterford, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

I stayed in this hostel with my seven friends and really enjoyed a lot. We chose this place because it was an unplanned trip and we had no booking anywhere else. The place offers good accommodation at affordable prices. The property is well maintained and all the guys there were professional and trained. They know how to treat and accommodate... More

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Melbourne
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21 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

I would not do it again. This hostel on the third floor is cramped, poor quality, grubby and has paper thin walls. The good news is that the staff are friendly and helpful and you are located in the midst of a vast array of restaurants and bars. The nearby tram will take you to the Guggenheim and the main... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

Excellent location right in the heart of the old quarter. As reviewers have said it is noisy late into the night but that is the attraction of this quarter. If you don't like this then just commute into here for the day and leave at night. If you get outside and enjoy some pintxos you will really understand what Bilbao... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Cheap and cheerful, English speaking staff. Great for the weekend stopover if all you need is a bed and facilities. The Deli opposite does great Hornazo (Spanish meat pie) hangover cures and there's an ace little gelato/ice cream shop down the street for afters. It's up a cobbled street so primarily walking access + 3 flights of stairs up so... More

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Wales
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

Liked: Location - right in the old town, easy to find Room - lovely bright room with en-suite and little balcony Cleanliness - absolutely spotless with housekeeping every day Staff - very helpful and friendly on arrival and reception manned 24 hours Safety - keys left at reception ad only residents can get in Facilities - common room with free... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2011

Good for people on a budget but there is a penalty - the noise! Our room, no.22 was between the reception and the light well of the building. It was noisy. We greeted everyone who rang the entrance bell, all through the night. Clean rooms and pleasant staff though.

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Also Known As:
Gurea Hotel Bilbao
Address: Bidebarrieta, 14 30, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
Location: Spain > Basque Country > Vizcaya Province > Bilbao > Bilbo Zaharra
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Bilbao
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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