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Pension Arias

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Hoffman Estates, IL
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My son and I stayed here for one night while in Bilbao. We had a small room with twin beds. It was clean and comfortable enough for one night. Walls are thin so you can hear everything. Bring ear plugs. I can't help but to compare it though to a pension we stayed at in San Sebastian the next couple...

Thank HeidiJean2
Leuven, Belgium
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I'm a backpacker that only returns to the hotel to crash and have a shower. A decent bed, a decent bathroom and some peace and quiet are all I require. However, I can't recommend the Pensión Areas. * I booked a single room (over the New Year period, for 6 nights) and thought 35€ a night (still 5 to 10€...

Thank Waldo S
Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2015

A small pensione about a mile from Bilbao city centre. 10 mins. walk to the metro and close to Ametzola train station and Guggenheim museum - which was fascinating, Even though the walls seemed almost paper thin, the room had lovely wooden floors and was clean and tidy. Many cafes near the pensione and a fantastic fountain which I watched...

Thank Cyd S
Kilkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 20 February 2014

Good location , drive around a bit to find parking , lively neighbourhood with local bars and restaurants, very friendly. At the price , it would be nice to get a small breakfast, but Bilbao is more expensive than other cities.

1Thank Pat Q
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 8 February 2014

It's a second floor in a residential/commercial building. The room was small but not bad. They give you towels but they were a little bit old and rotten. The bathroom are shared between guests, but you get the whole bathroom for yourself (hand basin + toilet + shower), which I considered a bonus point. The owner was not as helpful...

Thank KevinMoving
Devon, UK
Reviewed 8 November 2013

Room was clean and a good size, shared bathrooms were also clean and tidy. Possible to walk into town or to the Guggenheim etc or you could catch public transport. The lady that runs the pension is very friendly and helpful, she doesn't speak English but that's not a problem as she manages to communicate everything you need to know...

1Thank Frizznut
Dartington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2013

City centre location (parking is a problem - if you've got a car, choose an out-of-town hotel), very friendly lady that runs the place (no English spoken - but not a problem). Very clean, shared bathrooms are kept very clean also. Bed wasn't perfect - kept rolling into the middle - but was good enough.

Thank BrianMCook

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Address: Pablo Alzola 13, 10, 48012 Bilbao, Spain
Region: Spain > Basque Country > Province of Vizcaya > Bilbao
Price Range: €39 - €70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Pension Arias 1*
Number of rooms: 14
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“There are no "better" rooms. No rooms face the street, but all have thin walls.”
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