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San Mames

Luis Brinas, 15, 48013 Bilbao, Spain
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Ranked #23 of 43 hotels in Bilbao
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

A big positive is that the hotel is in an excellent location next to the bus station and football ground. The rooms are very basic but kept nice and clean, however there are no facilities at the hotel not even tea/coffee making is available. The reception on arrival was pretty rude as we were 5 English males travelling to watch... More

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33 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

What a great place this is . Well priced , good location and friendly hosts . I really cant say much more . We wanted somewhere clean , not too expensive and close to the train . It was the only place found at such a reasonable price . Good free wi fi in room . You wont go wrong... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

This is a modest but clean hotel and an excellent option if you need take a bus from the central bus station early in the morning. Hotel does not serve breakfast. Welcome is really warm and attentive.

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

Perfekt located in the new town, cheap, near Guggenheim, shopping and good pintxos bars. Nice and fresh rooms with free wifi, excellent and friendly staff. When I go back I'll definately will stay here again!

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23 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

My wife and I stayed two nights in San Mames. It is a budget hotel which is integrated on an apartment with private life. Location is very good and just next to express bus station and subway station. But decoration is old with not confortable bed. The bathroom fitting also no good because it is also old fitting with some... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2011

We spent one night at San Mames enroute from San Sebastian. The location right next to the bus station was perfect for our arrival from San Sebastian and to catch the bus to the airport. The Guggenheim is only about a 20 to 30 minute walk from the hotel. There are several bars and cafes very close by. The hotel... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2010

I stayed at San Mames just for the night. Their website makes it easy to make a reservation. No Frills. It's comfortable and clean. The room was at the back-side, so no problems with street noise. Just a 15 minute walk from the Guggenheim. During weekends, parking in the street is for free.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2006

San Mames aka. San Mablon is fantastic. A deffinite feature of the place is the local bus shelter. You can sit here for hours and watch all the marvelous mablons walk past, a must see

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Address: Luis Brinas, 15, 48013 Bilbao, Spain
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Location: Spain > Basque Country > Vizcaya Province > Bilbao
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Hostal San Mames is located right next to Athletic Bilbao's San Mames Football Stadium and the Termibus Bus Station. Rooms have flat-screen TVs. All accommodation at the San Mames is equipped with central heating and free Wi-Fi. Each room has a private bathroom with a hairdryer. Guests can make use of a computer and printer in Hostal San Mames's lounge and TV room. Luggage storage and a 24-hour reception are available. Hostal San Mames is a 15-minute walk from the Guggenheim Museum and 5 minutes from the International Trade Fair. San Mames Metro Station is just metres away and offers easy transport around Bilbao. Airport buses stop just opposite the establishment. ... more   less 
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