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Casa Rural Ametzola

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South Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

1st gear job up the hill with a fully laden car but what a place. We were greeted by Mikel on arrival and a more affable and jovial host you could not wish to meet. The rooms were spacious, clean and comfortable with great views across the valley. The evening meal and breakfast were excellent and Mikel took time to... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This was our second visit, so far, to this enchanting and special place. The house itself, a beautiful restored Basque farmhouse, is exquisite (we especially love the sitting room on the first floor) and so comfortable. Mikel will cook you a delicious meal, taking into account any dietary requirements if you let him know in advance, and he really is... More 

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

We booked via Sawdays but from there on in we communicated direct with Mikel. Google translate does a great job of helping with English to Basque! After decanting from the ferry at Santander we drove up the mountain and arrived at dusk and were welcomed by Mikel. He had prepared a meal of courgette soup, pork in a cream sauce... More 

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Ojai, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

If you've always wanted to stay in a pretty and rural Basque farmhouse built in the 1400s, Casa Ametzola is for you. Located up a narrow steep road, near an ancient church, lush farms, and incredible hiking/mountain biking trails, Casa Ametzola has been lovingly restored by it's wonderful owner Mikel, a friendly Basque man who can tell you about local... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It took us quite a while to locate this lovely old house which has been beautifully restored by the very genial host who catered for all our needs. Lovely, comfortable room and bathroom. We were greeted with the offer of wine, tea or coffee and settled down in the flower decked patio. So peaceful and restorative. Dinner was a bit... More 

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Hermann, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Our stay last year with Mikel was shortened unexpectedly but we are returning this year! While we have had many wonderful hosts, I do not know of any who have been more helpful in terms of helping us plan our adventures. We love history, art, food and wine, and local culture. Mikel is a great guide to the Basque Country.... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Nothing bad to say. Charming, homey, fabulous. Mikel and silent, fluffy Sinxo were great hosts during our stay on the mountain. Mikel is a fabulous cook - still thinking about the pork loin he prepared. The bed was supremely comfortable and the room spacious and warm. The shower was new and nice, a surprise in a centuries-old house, and a... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I am here at ametzola and am so impressed. The house is beautiful and authentic and situated in amazing scenery. Views from rooms are wonderful especially the suite. Food is great and dinner was absolutly worth booking. Showers are excellent and bed was very comfortable. I was sat this morning on the very wide wooden ledge in the bedroom looking... More 

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Copthorne, West Sussex
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Mikel is a great host. A source of information and enthusiasm for Bilboa, everything Basque and Spain. He is also an excellent chef. Our tom tom had a struggle with the cat's cradle that is the Bilboa road system but as you enter the quiet of the Zeberio Valley you know your life is improving. A steep 1 in 3... More 

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Mechelen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

quiet location with a verry nice owner who can realy cook as a star-chef. My wife and I enjoyed our stay and keep the adress in our mind if we go back to North of spain. Next restaurand is far away, Bud Mikel is great in the kichen; verry helpfull man.

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Additional Information about Casa Rural Ametzola

Address: Barrio Ametzola 1, 48499 Zeberio, Spain
Location: Spain > Basque Country > Province of Vizcaya > Zeberio
Number of rooms: 6
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