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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 June 2014

This hotel was exactly what we were looking for - great location with views of the river and the old town with lots of great bars and cafes nearby. Having lived and worked in Spain for years I am quite used to the buildings being a little noisy but bring ear plugs if you think this will be an issue...

Thank ninjakitten007
Reviewed 1 June 2014

The Hotel Ripa is ideally located by the river in the heart of Bilbao, a ten minute walk to the Guggenheim and five minutes to the old town. There are plenty of nearby shops, bars and restaurants. The Hotel is accessed from the street but all the rooms are on the first floor where the reception is. It seems to...

3Thank TokyoJimmy
Lisboa, Portugal
Reviewed 17 September 2013

Good: - Hotel strategically located between the old town and the new town (economic center). - We received keys for the room and the main door of the building to enter and exit at any time (open 24 hours). Bad: - Necessary to go up to the second floor by stairs to reach reception (it was not a problem for...

1Thank ADexterA
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 11 June 2013

This little hotel is just on the riverside and is fantastically situated at just 5 minutes from the Guggenheim Museum and also from the "Plaza Nueva" - the antique part of Bilbao. It is certainly worth what you pay - it is basic but also very clean. There are not many rooms available with views over the river and in...

2Thank Graceharvey
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 2 June 2013

This hotel is just perfect. Nice location close to the train station and on the canal. Very clean, room are large with good bed. The best for a short stay. Walking distance to the famous museum but almost the main attractions, shops and restaurants.

Thank AudetR
San Antonio
Reviewed 13 November 2012

This is a small hotel located along the river just outside the old town. It is very basic habitation with few amenities, unless you want to count the bed bugs. I awoke the second night itching all over. There were raised welts in patterns of three all over my face and body. I went to the pharmacy and the pharmacist...

4Thank Lee M
Reviewed 27 October 2012

Well, we stayed at Hotel Ripa for two nights after booking through another website and not reviewing trip advisor! That was our first mistake. We had a rental car and on the website it says you can park for 10 per day with a reservation. I emailed the hotel about 5 days before we arrived to book and never got...

3Thank LittleLiseAbroad
Hossegor, France
Reviewed 13 October 2012

Hotel Ripa is situated on the river, ten minutes walk from the Guggenheim, a quick stroll over the bridge to the old town, and about ten minutes walk from the central shopping district. Bus stops and trams stops very near by as is the main train station. We stayed from Monday to Thursday and we found the hotel good for...

Thank PTamsyn
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 7 September 2012

Close to old town, good location overlooking the river. Not too friendly staff. I have asked for another room because the other was at the back. They had this nice room in front overlooking the river at same price, but they put me first in another. Not too clean either. I had to ask for a clean protector.

2Thank Goggatjie
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2012

Me and my partner stayed at Ripa Hotel for two days in August. The hotel has a very good location, overlooking the river and is a short pleasant walk to the Guggenheim Musuem. It was noisy at night like what others said but we dont blame this as it was the during the Aste Festival, and its loud and happening...

4Thank S O

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Additional Information about Hotel Ripa

Address: Calle Ripa, 3, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
Region: Spain > Basque Country > Province of Vizcaya > Bilbao > Abando
Price Range: $85 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Ripa 1*
Number of rooms: 30
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“not room number six for a view, but it was quiet as looking into a horrible courtyard”
 of 5 bubbles Scottishji, 31 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Excellent location”
 of 5 bubbles 482carinaf, 26 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room if it is possible.”
 of 5 bubbles TokyoJimmy, 1 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Try to get a room with a view to the river (Ria del Nérvion). You will be facing the old town and have a great sight on one of the busiest brigdes (Puente del Arenal).”
 of 5 bubbles ADexterA, 17 Sep 2013 | Read review
“You can request a river view room but it will be very difficuilt if you are in an individual room as their is only one available in the whole hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Graceharvey, 11 Jun 2013 | Read review
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