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Pension Mardones

c/ Jardines n. 4 20 y 30 | Casco Viejo, 48005 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chania Town, Greece
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

I went with my boyfriend on November and it was the best choise ever! Very comfortable, quiet and next to everything. I don't know if another period is the same, but we were very pleased to stay there for 3 days!

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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Bilboa is beautiful but the parking situation spoiled our stay. It is extremely complicated to park near the centre and the staff is totally unhelpful. It took us three international calls from a cell phone and more than an hour to locate the parking. The hotel told us that the parking attendants did not take money but when we reached... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Last June, me and my friend, two greek women, visited Bilbao and stayed in Pension Mardones. We have no words to describe the amazing hospitality of the Pension's owner, as he helped through various situations. The rooms smell excellent, they are comfortable and really clean and the location super central! On top of that the price is great! Gracias Sr... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Great location in the Casco Viejo district. Easy to go pintxos hopping and within a block or two of the tram stop. In nice weather the Guggenheim is within walking distance. Even though our room balcony faced the calle, there was no problem with street noise and sleeping. The host was wonderful; we were there on my birthday and he... More 

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
51 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

Very good value and location. The rooms were comfortable and clean, and we didn't hear any noise from outside (although the walls are thin). The area around is great for going out too with lots of bars and places to eat.

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Malaga, Spain
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

I stayed a total of 4 nights at this pension in October. It is certainly nothing fancy, at all. Completely function over form but worth the price. Situated in the center of Casco Viejo and across from numerous yummy restaurants and shopping you couldn't ask for a better location. It was always a short walk to find a good breakfast,... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012 via mobile

Pension Mardones is perfectly located in the old town. Walking distance to all the major sights and the main train station. It's a short tram ride to the bus station if you are travelling this way. Bilbao itself exceeded all expectations, it's a beautiful city! My only criticism is the size and comfort of the "double" bed. Two people cannot... More 

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Chesham, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

The Pension Madrones might seem a tad overpriced at first, but, surprisingly, it is not. The location is unbelievably good, the building is situated in a narrow street in the middle of the older part of the city, and the building itself, with its porcelain wall decorations and stairways made of dark polished wood, possesses a great air of antiquity... More 

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New York City, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
37 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

Standard basic room without any trappings, but the location is fantastic - in the middle of the old town. It did get quite noisy at nights, but overall I'd recommend this place for the location alone!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

We stayed in a double ensuite and whilst it was basic it was clean and tidy. Location is excellent with many bars, restaurants and shops on the doorstep and a very short walk to the metro. The Guggenheim again was a 15minute walk away or a 5 minute metro ride. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. The only downsides... More 

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Address: c/ Jardines n. 4 20 y 30 | Casco Viejo, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
Location: Spain > Basque Country > Vizcaya Province > Bilbao
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 18
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