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Carlton Hotel

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Mexico City
Reviewed 26 February 2013

This is a great hotel with an excellent service in a perfect location. A classic in Bilbao. The location can hardly be better, in the best street in Bilbao, with lots of shops and restaurants around and at a walking distance to the old town, Guggenheim, etc.

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Although it is a 5 starts hotel it is an old one. The quality of the sleep is quite good, not many noises With a spaceful room and bathroom. I really don't like the decoration at all, it is clear that the hotel did not change the decoration in more than 10 years, but this is just a personal likes...

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Wroclaw, Poland
Reviewed 22 February 2013

Perfect for quick sightseeing. Very close to most important monuments, museums and even the famous bridge is not far from here. You don't have to rent a car and by metro you can do all the trips you need. Excellent staff, hotel very good quallity, clean and quite good kitchen. Not far from here I found very nice( with typical...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 19 February 2013

This is an excellent choice right in the heart of Bilbao, a historic hotel that is spotless in every respect. The room was clean and spacious, even by American standards of size. The bed was very comfortable too. If I have one complain about the room it would be that it lacked a coffee/tea service. Other than that, perfect. The...

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Reviewed 14 February 2013

stayed here twice in the last couple of years, very nice hotel in a very good location will always try to use this hotel when back in bilbao, we got very good deals when we stayed here, had breakfast some mornings and it was excellent, staff at this hotel were excellant

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London /Nice
Reviewed 6 February 2013

brilliant location,very large clean and comfortable room classy old fashioned, staff very helpful sit in the American Bar to see old Bilbao and some wonderfully large G&T's as another reviewer put it - a snip at e80

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1Thank philbyLondon_Nice
Teesside
Reviewed 1 February 2013

Location is superb in the centre of Bilbao. We arrived late on a Sunday so the place was very quiet. We were not informed that the rooms all have free WiFi on the first night and unsuccessfully tried to access internet in the business centre. However, when we returnd on the Tuesday we were given the password for the WiFi....

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Reviewed 19 January 2013

Excellent location in the heart of Bilbao. 2 minute walk to river and Guggenheim plenty of bars,restaurtants and shops near by. Hotel is classic with a sweeping marble staircase large lounge areas. Resturant is not very nice, needs updating. Food and service was good. Room was clean and tidy. Both the room and bathroom were okay but in need of...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2013

Stayed in Carlton for 3 nights in April 2012. It's a great historic hotel in the center of Bilbao, with lavish decor, marble and wood interiors. Huge rooms with great views, we had the one with a tiny balcony overlooking the square. you cant ask for better view really! The hotel has a small gym with a steam room. breakfast...

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
Reviewed 11 January 2013

Stayed in Carlton for two nights in Jan 2013 at a suspiciously low rate of 80 euros per night for a five-star hotel in the center of Bilbao, yet it proved to be everything one would expect from a historic hotel. A bit old and tired but lavish decor, creaky floors, marble and wood interiors and surprisingly spacious rooms ideal...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Founded in 1926, the Hotel Carlton is one of the landmark buildings and the most majestic hotel in Bilbao. Declared an Architectural, Artistic, Historical and Cultural Monument, over its history the building has witnessed important social and cultural events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carlton Hotel

Address: Plaza de Federico Moyua 2, 48009 Bilbao, Spain
Region: Spain > Basque Country > Province of Vizcaya > Bilbao
Price Range: $145 - $273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Carlton Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 141
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Also Known As:
Carlton Hotel Bilbao
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Bilbao
#6 Business Hotel in Bilbao
#7 Romantic Hotel in Bilbao
#9 Luxury Hotel in Bilbao
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“View from room at the front of the hotel above the hotel entrance is lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles busbybee33, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms have balcony if you are a smoker...”
 of 5 bubbles 631hakant, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Had a room on the 6th floor it was good.”
 of 5 bubbles BennFamily, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Probably higher floors, rooms facing the roundabout provides excellent view of town”
 of 5 bubbles OscarDeV, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
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