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Calle Artasamina, 16, 48007 Bilbao, Spain
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La Salve
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Ranked #12 of 20 Bilbao B&B and Inns
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Turku, Finland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
41 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is located in a quiet neighbourhood. It is within a walking distance from the centre, but on top of a hill.. There was some street noise from the La Salve bridge and the nearby train track, so bring you ear plugs if you are a light sleeper! The room was decent sized for two persons, but a little... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Very good basic accommodation which was spotlessly clean. Lovely staff. Basic continental breakfast included in the price. Only issue for me (I have a walking disability) was that it is on a hill, although fairly easy to get down to the river by walking. only did the walk back once and then got taxis back afterwards as it is very... More

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Portugal
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

La Salve is not too far from the city. Around a 10 minute walk from the city. The staff is very nice and they speak English (enough to get the message through). Understanding some Spanish might help. The room as well as the Pension were neat. The bedspreads, however, needed some washing. The breakfast could improve, but it's OK. I... More

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Toronto
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

For 40 Euros this was a nice Pension. Very simple, clean and safe. The area is noisy and there is construction all around as well as a bridge overpass. There are a lot of young families in the area making a late afternoon nap (!) impossible. The staff is friendly and they have a nice stocked fridge in the Lobby... More

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Epping, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
16 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

several best things - price (we ate out each night on what we saved on the hotel) - location (10 minutes from city centre /Guggenheim / 3 from metro -room (clean and tidy with a bath too), fridge in dining area too - staff ( responded well to emails etc; friendly & helpful; spoke a little English) - car park... More

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North West, UK
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72 reviews 72 reviews
28 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Booked this as reasonably central and a reasonable price. it is a basic hotel/pension so you get waht you pay for. We were three mates going for a long tourist weekend in Bilbao and we were not unhappy with our choice. Before arrival I had a number of questions hat I emailed and the staff were informative and responded quickly,... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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73 reviews 73 reviews
18 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Understand what you get w/ La Salve - very affordable lodging, great location and basic services. In the end, the cost is tough to beat (we had a double for 40€ a night - there are some hostels that are close to that price range in major cities so it's a steal). To those that complain about the breakfast (it,... More

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Carbondale, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

We picked this pension because of the price and supposed closeness to the Guggenheim Museum. We found it very difficult to find, especially at night. The building was under some kind of construction which completely obscured the door with a small sign on the door. In addition the street as listed was Artesamina, except on the GPS it was spelled... More

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Gibraltar
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

We picked this hotel because of it's price as it was very reasonable and we left after our trip feeling happy with our choice. It is near to all the main attractions (the guggenheim is around a 15 min walk) although the surrounding area is very residential so it may feel further but it's not. The room was spacious, comfortable... More

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Xanthi, Greece
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

Everything is in walking distance (10-15 min) from the hotel although the neighborhood might seem a bit strange and isolated.. The staff is more than willing to serve you and the breakfast is nothing special but you can get a proper cup of coffee and have something to keep you going, plus some fruit. The rooms are very clean and... More

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Address: Calle Artasamina, 16, 48007 Bilbao, Spain
Location: Spain > Basque Country > Vizcaya Province > Bilbao
Number of rooms: 20
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