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Hotel Rio Bidasoa

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Nafarroa Behera 1, 20280 Hondarribia, Spain
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Ranked #6 of 9 hotels in Hondarribia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vedbæk, Copenhagen, Denmark
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our stay in the spacious room and especially the huge terrace. Also it is great to have the swimming pool area. The hotel is modern and rooms are spacious and of modern design. However, it is also rather expensive to stay here... The hotel is close to the old part of town with easy access to the restaurant... More

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monica s, Director General at Hotel Rio Bidasoa, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your kind words. We will keep working to get such nice comments like yours. Hope to see you back soon! More

Jaipur, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Great Hotel : Would like recommended to all for comfortable stay ! A hotel that offers all you could ask for. Very friendly staff, excellent rooms, great sauna and delicious food. This is how you relax after a strenuous day of cycling/jogging/hiking.

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71 reviews 71 reviews
23 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Very clean, simple, cosy. Good rooms, good breakfast, no complaints at all. Little honesty bar was a nice touch, pool area a great spot to relax. In keeping with the whole area. A great little find. Ample parking. Perfect lay over or long weekender.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Stopped off in Hondarribia on a drive through France, Spain and Portugal. Friendly and helpful staff who made checking in an easy experience. The restaurant was very good with a selection from the menu. The hotel was good enough that we actually booked the same hotel for the return leg of our trip. One pice of advice though; if you... More

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Manchester, UK
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69 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

My first visit to Hondarribia, to be honest, I'd never even heard of the place until I booked a flight from San Sebastian airport. Well, what a lovely town - interestingold castle area, a village type bar / restaurant scene, a port and a beach. Also frequent ferries to France a short hop away. Had a great room on the... More

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monica s, Director General at Hotel Rio Bidasoa, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind comment, you know where to find us on your next visit to hondarribia More

Bridgend, Wales, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Stayed 1 night at start of driving tour of Northern spain. Very warm and helpful welcome from Sara in reception. Nice touch with free wine/juice/coffee on arrival. Ideal location for old town and bars etc. Dinner menu good and not overpriced. Don't agree with comment about 3 star pretending to be 4. Would recommend strongly.

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monica s, Director General at Hotel Rio Bidasoa, responded to this review

Thanks very much Tony, It´s very kind from your part taking your time to susbcribe your opinion even better such nice rated opinion. We try do our best and will keep doing it this way. Hope to see you again. Mónica Sunsundegui PD Sara sends you her bests!! More

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64 reviews 64 reviews
59 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Stayed in room 316 for 5 nights in June 2013, modern spacious room and nice grounds and convenient parking. The staff were helpful. Hondarribia is a nice town and a reasonable alternative to expensive Biarritz a little further north and a good place for exploring areas to the north and south which I did.

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elwyn
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6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

This is really a three star hotel masquerading as a four-star hotel. One thing that is very impressive is the attitude and helpfulness of the staff, they can't do enough for you. We had taken with us by ferry an off-roader mobility scooter which is quite big. It needs to be kept on charge. The staff let us keep it... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

It's a great drive from Pau in Aquitaine, France to Hondarribia in Spain. The drive across the mountains is exhilarating, and plenty of views to keep your passenger enthralled. The roads in Spain are just as good as their French neighbours are. Why are our roads like a third-world country. I remember Spain during General Franco's time in power, and... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

My friend and I stayed at this lovely hotel for a long weekend at the beginning of February and we absolutely loved it. To start with, the first thing that we liked was the location; just a short walking distance to the old town and the "tapas bars". At the arrival, the staff were welcoming, friendly and efficient (they reccommended... More

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ipema, Director General at Hotel Rio Bidasoa, responded to this review

Wow Jane! It´s seems that you´ve enjoyed your stay among us!!! We all really appreciate your comments and hope to welcome you again very soon. Next time you should visit Hondarribia from first of June on our pool and garden will be waiting for you! Thanks a lot! More

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Address: Nafarroa Behera 1, 20280 Hondarribia, Spain
Location: Spain > Basque Country > Guipuzcoa Province > Hondarribia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Rio Bidasoa 4*
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Río Bidasoa Hotel is an establishment where everything is thought for our guests' calm and comfort. Surrounded by a cared garden with car park and swimming pool, is the perfect accommodation for those who want to enjoy a pleasant stay in Hondarribia.All our services fulfils accessibility regulations.The restaurant is a quiet and pleasant place to enjoy good cuisine. ... more   less 
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