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Petit Palace Arana

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C/ Bidebarrieta 2, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
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Ranked #27 of 41 Hotels in Bilbao
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pleasant hotel in the old town part of Bilbao with lots of original features and wooden beams. Unfortunately, I booked a small double room which is not really suitable for 2 people and the room felt very small. The other rooms which I could see while they were being cleaned were bigger and would have been a better option. My... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good hotel but rooms are small...breakfast is on the top floor & of average quality. Approach to the hotel is from town square & you may have to walk a little. Situated in a good neighborhood with lots of activities around

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really nice hotel in a beautiful city! A nice breakfast, a big room, free bicycles to use to explore the city... Hotel is located in the old town, but at a short walk from the modern part of Bilbao...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This hotel has a fantastic central location and the breakfasts are reasonable. Beyond that, the reception staff are indifferent, and the rooms small, dark, shabby and noisy: the interior doors and walls don't provide much sound insulation at all. Generally, very unimpressive.

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PetitBio, Gerente at Petit Palace Arana, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your positive review following your visit I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and we feel that our location is ideal for our guests and so I am pleased that you also found it to be perfect. We are very proud of our staff and it is always pleasing... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Rooms comfortable and clean, with good service at Reception. Superbly located near to the Old Town. Good choice at breakfast. Would definitely stay again. Good value for money, and although situated near to main street near river, it was not too noisy.

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PetitBio, Gerente at Petit Palace Arana, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for taking the time to write to post your kind words following your recent stay. I was really pleased to read that you enjoyed all the aspects of your stay We do hope that you will come and stay with us once again when I am sure we will once again meet... More 

Nueva Andalucia, Spain
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The room was very nice with comfortable bed and nice view to the beautiful Bilbao. The breakfast was served at proper time and big variety. There were eggs, bacon, different meats and cheeses, fruits and pastry. Staff was nice and welcome. Be notified that there is no parking in the hotel. City parking is pretty expensive. Near the hotel are... More 

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PetitBio, Gerente at Petit Palace Arana, responded to this review

Dear Anna Thank you for taking the time to share your lovely review following your recent visit. Anna, your feedback is extremely important to us as it helps us to improve the services and facilities that we provide and I am therefore delighted that we have met your expectations. Thank you for your positive recommendation , I hope that we... More 

Rock City
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7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Went to Bilbao for a short weekend trip. The location is perfect as it is right across from the train station and old city. Check in was nice, quick and pleasant. The receptionist was professional. At first sight, our first room was nice but strange. The bed was elevated, and you had to take a few steps up to get... More 

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PetitBio, Gerente at Petit Palace Arana, responded to this review

Dear Guest Firstly,thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your visit. Seconly,I would like to apologize for the situation that affected you during your stay with us and we would like to extend you our most sincere apologies for not having met your expectations regarding our service level. It is important to remark that our front... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My single room looked onto an airshaft with a noisy aircon fan at the bottom. The hotel is owned by a company called High Tech, but that was only probably true in 1990, the room was somewhat tited and in need of a refit. The bed was comfortable, though. We arrived in Bilbao on Sunday evening to find the city... More 

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PetitBio, Gerente at Petit Palace Arana, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review and for choosing to stay at the Petit Palace Arana. Secondly, we apologize if we have not been able to fulfil all your expectations and we appreciate your comments. We will use this information to continue to improve our services. Actually, We have begun in a process of improvement of the facilities .... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Although I stayed in this hotel in August, I don’t know why I’m reviewing it just now. Nevertheless… This hotel is very well located, just in the middle of downtown. It is at walking distance off all attractions, shopping area and the narrow streets surrounding the Cathedral. On purpose we travelled to Bilbao for the City Days’ Fest and just... More 

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PetitBio, Gerente at Petit Palace Arana, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time out to share your experience in Petit Palace Arana. We would like to apologize for not completely fulfilling your expectations and we are deeply sorry for the inconveniences you encountered We appreciate your comments on the decor and the cleaning service , we will continue to work on as part of our... More 

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