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Pension Bilbao

Amistad 2 - 40 left, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Pune, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The size of the room is the central reason for low scores. The bed takes off all the space and if you have a big suitcase you cannot even open it comfortably in the room. The window cannot be opened and if you try it opens to the duct area. There is no natural lighting. IF you suffer from claustrophobia... More 

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pensionbilbao, Gerente at Pension Bilbao, responded to this review

hello: firstable, our rooms has 10 square meters and we think is enough for a single use, all the windows are openable, of course, and we do have a lot of different rooms and it is impossible that all of them are exterior... all our beds have a new system that you can lift it just to put your luggage... More 

Wirral UK
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

As long as you expect a 'Pension experience' and not 5 Star hotel at 10 times the expense you will see that this accommodation was excellent value for money, quality and ease of access to a whole load of transport links, sightseeing and night life. It was clean, tidy, comfortable and well located with helpful staff for a very reasonable... More 

Thank Judith R
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Typical spanish good value pension very close to train station and close to airport bus stop (plaza moyua. ) 200yards from old town and its famous 7 streets .friendly,helpful and informative guy on reception .comfy beds ,spacious three- bedded room with good shower but without any view .several bars and restaurants in same largely traffic - free street .

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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93 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I stayed at the Pension Bilbao for four nights in late September 2014, booking online and paying a total of 176 Euros (room only). Breakfast was not available; however, there were at least three cafes serving reasonably priced breakfasts in the same street as the hotel. I have only positive things to say about this hotel, which I would definitely... More 

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Ancona, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

A large, spotlessly clean room, with a modern shower etc, in an excellent position for the river, the old town, the railway station, the theatre, the cathedral and the various art galleries, and not expensive. Above all there's a super-helpful owner, who, when I'd given up hope, managed to mend a handle that was dropping off my suitcase. Three and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Awesome location halfway between Gugennheim and Old Town. A bit far from the bus station, but walkable nonetheless. Staff is super friendly, and (surprisingly for a such a small pension) stored a luggage securely for an entire day. Room is tiny of course, but clean and a window that fully opened. The bathroom was a little less than clean, but... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Very good location near the old town, train station and metro, and about 10min walk to the Guggenheim. Smooth check-in despite our late flight, which meant we didn't arrive until nearly midnight. Staff were also helpful storing our luggage for a few hours after we checked out. Room and bed were comfortable enough, but there was very little sound installation... More 

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

The room was very clean and tidy, double doors opening over the street, free wifi and bars for breakfast and drinks on the same street. Great position for exploring and good value for money!! The lift is very small but as the pension is on the 4th floor it is needed! The staff did not speak English but we managed... More 

Thank PMM39
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2007

We booked the triple room and it was a good size with 3 individual beds. Excellent location. Lots of good eating places around for breakfast and in the heart of the shopping area, short walk to the old town. Friendly manager. Spotlessly clean rooms and bathroom - event the curtains had just been washed. I would definitely recommend others to... More 

3 Thank LondonJourneymaker
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2005

My boyfriend and I (aged 20), Stayed here for 2 nights at the beginning of August 2005. We were astonished with the quality of accommodation! It felt more like we were staying in a quality hotel than a pension. I would highly recommend this place to anyone travelling on a budget , but who wants to stay somewhere a bit... More 

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