Things fall to pieces here during the Running of The Bulls. There are dead bugs all over the lighted entranceway decorations. In my room there are dead bugs all over the windowsill. The floor clearly isn't vacuumed as I constantly have long hair stuck to my feet...and I have short hair and am staying with no one. I have found a live beetle, multiple spiders, and some flies in my room. The air conditioning only gets to 24 Celcius in my room and apparently is the norm unless late at night. There was a used towel bunched up on the floor under the desk when I checked into the room. I pulled up the covers of the bed before heading to sleep and noticed garbage underneath the bed. IF A HOTEL IS NOT CLEAN IT WILL NEVER GET MORE THAN ONE STAR FROM ME! The price is also very high (150-300 Euros per night) compared to hostels that offer cleaner amenities (I was in two of them visiting other guests). They have a computer center with a computer that is unbelievably old. It will take you an hour to check your mail. The wireless internet didn't work the entire first day I was here.
Now for the nice things about the hotel. It is located right across a parking lot and street from a large mall with plenty of food choices. There is a supermarket next door. They have a bus for 3.75 Euro per person (a cab is 8 Euro total) each morning at 6:05am to the Running of The Bulls. The hotel remains relatively quiet during the festivities even though the walls are thin. I clearly heard the couple in the room next to mine having sex, but he was a two pump chump. Less than a minute and it was over. The front desk is exceptionally friendly and speaks both English and Spanish. They also try very hard to be helpful. If their housekeeping did a good job and they dropped the price a hair during the festivities I would have given it five stars.
- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Pamplona
- Pamplona Holiday Inn
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Express by Holiday Inn Pamplona Hotel ideally situated for business visits and holiday travel. Just 10 minutes walking to Osasuna Football Stadium Only 1 Km away from Pamplona Airport and 4 Km to city center. Close to the Hotel, you can find a big mall offering restaurants, cinemas and a big Gym for your leisure . You can start the day with our complementary continental buffet and relax in the Bar during the evening enjoying a drink in a informal friendly atmosphere ... more less
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