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Melia Bilbao

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Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

The hotel it's self was wonderful; pleasant building, excellent location & a very good breakfast. However, the reception and bar were heavily understaffed, one receptionist for a que of 30 people?, a 45 minute wait to check in or out? Unacceptable, would of loved to of seen more of Bilbao but instead I was stuck waiting!

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Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

We recently stayed for 3 nights at the Melia Bilbao. Although a solid hotel with friendly staff, I found it to be far from a 5 star hotel. The room smelt very damp and musty, but was a nice size with a large outdoor balcony. Service in the bar downstairs was slow. The hotel is in a good location for... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

This is a high quality hotel with full service as swimming pool, saunas, fitness room etc. A short stroll among the beautiful river to the Guggenheim Museum. Bilbao's main park just outside the restaurant door. Bilbao has a lot of running paths and bicycle roads around and in the city. The park has several exercise instruments for public use.

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Reviewed 5 August 2014

The room was excellent we had an upgraded room on the 10th floor with a terrace, looking towards the park. Only hotel I have slept through the night for a long time. We didn't use the pool but looked inviting overlooking the city. We had a great breakfast included. It is well positioned near the Guggenheim and a shopping centre... More 

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Overijse, Belgium
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Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

We were here for one night during our trip through Spain and were very positively surprised by this hotel. The room and bathroom were big and spotless clean. The breakfast buffet had a huge variety of fresh food. The service is very professional and the staff is fluent in English and French. We booked through the website of Meliã and... More 

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Bilbao
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

The rate for a 5 star hotel was really good value. I booked on Melia.com and made the most of the 10 euro- a day bonus, which I used against room service. The location was great, on the edge of a really pretty park and minutes walk to the Museo des Belles Artes and the Guggenheim. The Andoarabbia tram stop... More 

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Reviewed 4 August 2014

Stayed here before flying home for two nights after walking the camino route and picked a junior suite for the two nights and have to say it was amazing :) Pool on the sixth floor was a great relief from the 37 degree heat and the drinks and food were excellent and breakfast was worth every euro Thanks for a... More 

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Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

This was a lovely hotel. We loved the staff who dropped everything when we had a question and needed help. The rooms were big and comfortable. It is a short walking distance to the museums. The breakfast was excellent as was the bar. We did not eat a meal so I can't comment on the restaurant.

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Bilbao
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Reviewed 1 August 2014

Had a terrible experience with room full of ants. Had to be moved to an inferior category room and was charged for the higher category rate that I had booked. Beware. Get whatever they say in writing!

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 August 2014

Good location to explore this beautiful city! Max. 10 minutes walking distance from the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum. Personnel is a bit cold for a 5 star hotel. Rooms spacious, clean. Great pool on the 6th floor! The michelin star restaurant was closed when we were here. Had lunch at Q lounge bar/restaurant. The sushi we ordered was old! The chef... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Restaurante Aizian
Restaurante Aizian
Cuisines: European, Spanish
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Heart of business and cultural area, on banks of Nervion River - Contemporary, sophisticated guestrooms - 4 blocks to Guggenheim. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melia Bilbao

Address: Lehendakari Leizaola 29, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
Region: Spain > Basque Country > Province of Vizcaya > Bilbao
Price Range: $134 - $232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Melia Bilbao 5*
Number of rooms: 211
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Also Known As:
Melia Bilbao Hotel Bilbao
Sheraton Bilbao
Bilbao Sheraton
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#2 Family Hotel in Bilbao
#4 Romantic Hotel in Bilbao
#4 Luxury Hotel in Bilbao
#5 Business Hotel in Bilbao
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“As the elevators are quick it does not matter which flour you are on or which way tou are facing.”
 of 5 bubbles Hi_HoSilver2013, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for sixth floor facing the river. Bring bathing suit.”
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“high floor for the views”
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“For good views go for the park view, for peace and quiet go for side room.”
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“Ask for an upper rooms, sunnier on the south side.”
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