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San Mames

Luis Brinas, 15, 48013 Bilbao, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Phoenix
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are traveling through Bilbao, using the Termibus, you will not be able to beat this location. It's a three minute walk from the bus terminal. The price is reasonable, especially when you consider how expensive Bilbao can be. The staff is friendly. The rooms are clean. The wifi is free (though the quality can vary considerably depending on... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The location is good; very easy to reach from the airport, by bus, for just 1.45 euros. It's opposite the stadium so of course it's ideal if you have come to see a match. It takes around 15 or 20 mins to walk to the Guggenheim or to the old town (so long as you know the way! Pick up... More

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IPSWICH
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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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Brisbane, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
39 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Sweden
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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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Hong Kong, China
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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paris
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Number of rooms: 30
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