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Novotel Bilbao Exhibition Center

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A warm and friendly hotel in close proximity to Bilbao Port. Takes about 10 minutes from the hotel. Recommended to use a SatNav to find your way to the Port as there are several interlinking roads going in different directions. The hotel is well managed and clean in all areas. The staff are very courteous and helpful. Our room, 515,... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Standard facilities as expected in a Novotel hotel, nothing to rave about. Restaurant menu limited and not much choice. Breakfast is good. Car park a bit difficult to find as entrance is behind the hotel on a service road. Corridors are long so if your room is not near the lift, you have a long walk to your room.

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GM_Novotel_BIO, Director General at Novotel Bilbao Exhibition Center, responded to this review

Dear DebsLM Thank you for having taken the time to share your views further to your recent stay in our hotel. We appreciate for your review on our breakfast and we invite you (if you have not yet) to try our even more refreshing breakfast that we put in place last week. It is being greatly appreciated by our guests.... More 

Stroud, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Bilbao for a weekend break and needed a family room. Novotel was the best option for our budget and is a chain we use often, so we were happy to go with it. We went to the hotel straight from the airport in a taxi, which cost €30 (rounded up) for four of us. At check in we... More 

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GM_Novotel_BIO, Director General at Novotel Bilbao Exhibition Center, responded to this review

Dear MrHandBaggageOnly Thank you for your time and for your detailed review on our hotel. We are happy you appreciated our upgrade to a Junior Suite as a valued member of our Le Club Accorhotels program. However I am disappointed to read that the room was noisy. Let me apologize for the inconveniences you may have experienced. We are indeed... More 

Modiin, Israel
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

standard Novotel style. rooms were clean, a bit run down... unfortunetly do not have a gym, or near by facility to use. The bar in the lobby closes by 23:00. Breakfast was nice with a good selection. As the hotel is far from the center - need car or public transportation to get to main attractions, resturaunts, etc... hotel has... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Good hotel, beds were comfy, clean, we were able to book a family deal where the adjoining room was 50% off for the kids and also able to check in early. breakfast was okay but again good value for the family package. location was okay, 15 minute walk from metro and then 10 minutes train ride into middle of bilboa.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 22, 2016

We booked the hotel because we needed to be in this part of town. We did not receive a response to questions regarding our reservation sent to hotel in advance. Instead we were greeted disrespectfully with a request to take another (overpriced) room for the duration of stay. Hotel does not offer any shuttle service, staff is not able to... More 

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GM_Novotel_BIO, Director General at Novotel Bilbao Exhibition Center, responded to this review

Dear LBCT Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, even if, I understand correctly, you did not stay with us. I would be happy to discuss the events that occurred during your visit so that I can really understand what did happen during your reservation. You can contact me directly by sending an email to h5218@accor.com addressed... More 

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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed October 20, 2016

We stayed here because we needed to be in this part of town. I wouldn't recommend the area unless you are visiting the exhibition centre. You can't argue about the price of this hotel: It's very cheap. However, although the reception area looks impressive, the rooms are fairly basic and not that clean. The carpet in our room was so... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2016

A one-night stay after flying to Bilbao on our way to Galicia. Check-in, restaurant and room all excellent. Reception staff and hotel manager very welcoming and helpful. Restaurant service excellent. Our second time at this hotel and we will stay again on a future visit to Bilbao.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

We picked an out of town hotel with good links for the metro. Staff very friendly and helpful. Room was very clean and great to be on the 7th floor. Pool was small but nice to have a swim in. Great restaurant across the road very spainish well worth the visit large portions. When you arrive at the airport take... More 

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Thank Angrylemon
Surrey, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed September 23, 2016

Very clean comfortable rooms. Friendly and extremely helpful staff in all areas of hotel. Bright,welcoming and very clean. Good food in pleasant surroundings. It was the perfect location for our stay in Bilbao. Have already booked again.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Novotel Bilbao Barakaldo is located across from the Bilbao Exhibition Centre (BEC), 15 minutes from Loiu airport and 10 minutes from the centre of Bilbao. Easy to reach via the A8 Santander Bilbao motorway, the hotel is 200 m from the train station and close to the MAX CENTER shopping complex. This 4 star hotel is ideal for business or leisure travel and features 203 rooms, 6 meeting rooms, the Mediterranean restaurant Claravia and the Ibaia bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Novotel Bilbao Exhibition Center

Address: Rio Castanos, 2, 48903 Barakaldo, Spain
Location: Spain > Basque Country > Province of Vizcaya > Barakaldo
Price Range: $53 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Bilbao Exhibition Center 4*
Number of rooms: 203
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Novotel Bilbao Exhibition Hotel Barakaldo
Accor Bilbao Barakaldo
Novotel Barakaldo
Barakaldo Novotel
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“Ask for a room near the lifts”
 of 5 bubbles DebsLM, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Check for 50% off second room rate for families”
 of 5 bubbles MdmeDisley, Aug 20, 2016 | Read review
“the rooms are really comfortable and quit”
 of 5 bubbles simonschelkshorn, Mar 30, 2016 | Read review
“pick for a 6th or 7th floor”
 of 5 bubbles joebY2835DX, Mar 7, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the exhibition center, if not you will be facing a busy beltway.”
 of 5 bubbles Dirk_at_Leuven, Sep 10, 2015 | Read review
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