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London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spacious rooms, efficient service, pleasant bar and fair pricing. Many bars and shops nearby. I stop on Metro to Old town or a 15 min downhill walk. Only niggle is that a bottle of water is only supplied on first night.

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Marathon, Greece
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bilbao has an overall high standard in its hospitality services. Holiday Inn Bilbao honors this level by offering the guest top quality at a reasonable price. All services are at a high level. The breakfast buffet is varied and the hot items are excellent. The bacon slices and the sunny side up eggs are worth a special mention. There is...

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Belgrade, Serbia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel is decent, staff is pleasant and breakfast is good. Hotel have big lobby and good gym and spa (extra charged). Room is decent, normal quiet but without minibar and windows cannot be open (only if staff comes to open and then staff needs to close).

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a normal stay, It's what you expect of a Holiday Inn. I wanted to swim, but I had to pay €20 for the gym and the pool. This was the only negative thing about our stay. The rooms where very clean and they had a great shower.

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Holiday Inn Bilbao, responded to this review

Dear TravelingChefJ, Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at Holiday Inn Bilbao. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We appreciate your nice comment about the room and shower. However, we’re sorry we fell below your expectation regarding the fitness center and pool. We will look into these concerns....

Ruislip, Middlesex
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for two nights whilst attending a local concert. It's a very modern, spacious hotel. The location is a little out of town, but the Metro - very easy to use and reliable - is nearby and it's only three stops (less than 10 minutes) to Moyua, the city's central shopping area. You enter a large spacious lobby...

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Good location in terms of proximity to the city though outside it - 3 minutes to the metro and then 5 to 10 minutes to the old city, guggenheim, loads of restaurants, and a €5-10 taxi ride back for 4 people. However there is nothing in terms of decent bars or restaurants within walking distance of the hotel. Breakfast was...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Holiday Inn Bilbao, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your recent stay and for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. It is truly regrettable that you did not fully enjoy your time with us. Allow me to apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced due to shortfalls on some of our amenities and services. Your comments are highly...

Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This is a pretty basic hotel, good for a night before your flight. Smallish rooms are comfortable and clean. Hotel restaurant isn't very good. Lots of free parking. Short drive to airport or free shuttle.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Up to the normal Hilton style and level that you might find anywhere in the world. The staff were excellent and helpful. A down side is that is on an elevated position over looking apartment blocks. A walk from the old town is 20 minutes up hill, although you do find some elevators, and there is a metro station only...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Stopped here on the night before our boat back to the UK .... Really happy with the choice. the staff were great, really attentive and they managed to get us a connecting room for the family. Swimming pool was great, and its just a 5min walk down the hill to the town. Hotel was very clean and well appointed too....

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manchester
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Just returned from two nights staying at this hotel. We got a bus from the airport to the bus station for €1:50 then picked up the metro o/s the bus station "San Mames" to "Santuxu" which is a five minute walk to the hotel and again cheap at €1:50. Travel time 30-40 minutes in total from the airport. The hotel...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Holiday Inn Bilbao is a modern and renovated hotel with all facilities to enjoy a pleasant stay at Bilbao. Located next to the basilica of Begoña, the hotel is close to the main touristic sighs of Bilbao: few minutes walking from monuments as prominent as the Arriaga theater, Ribera market or the Santiago's cathedral. The hotel features the Metropolitan Club, more than 4,500 m2 o sport facilities (including fitness room, spa, cycling room and heated pool). Fitness access has an extra cost of 12 euros per person and day. Spa and heated pool access has an extra cost of20 euros per person and day (swimming cap, towel and flip flops are mandatory). On summer the hotel open the outdoor pool with free access for all hotel guests. Ask about "Kids eat and stay free" program at the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Holiday Inn Bilbao

Address: Avenida Zumalacarregui, 40, 48006 Bilbao, Spain (Formerly Hotel Avenida)
Region: Spain > Basque Country > Province of Vizcaya > Bilbao
Price Range: $88 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Holiday Inn Bilbao 4*
Number of rooms: 200
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Also Known As:
Barcelo Avenida Hotel Bilbao
Barcelo Hotel Avenida
Barcelo Hotel Bilbao
Hotel Style:
#12 Luxury Hotel in Bilbao
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“Worth exploring if needed to stay nearer to the airport.”
 of 5 bubbles Prashant73, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try to book a room with a view of the city.”
 of 5 bubbles DaveandChrissy, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“8th floor very quiet and well appointed.”
 of 5 bubbles AndrewF992, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“No problem with room on fifth floor”
 of 5 bubbles marytS2194QV, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Cannot really say, since the Hotel is normally quite occupied.”
 of 5 bubbles Asifjk, 18 May 2016 | Read review
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