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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
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    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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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My friends(3 and I) went to Bilbao on May 27 2015. We stayed three nights in this Pension because of the location and have good recommendations. I have to say that the lady in charge was nice and try to help us in everything. Very noisy, you can perfectly hear everything going on in the corridor and in other rooms.... More 

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Chania Town, Greece
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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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Paris
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 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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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
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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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London
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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
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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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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
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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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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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