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Carlton Hotel

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Fethard, Tipperary, Ireland
Reviewed 23 June 2013

Stay Here! As soon as I entered the impressive foyer, I was immediately welcomed and checked in without delay. While processing my reservation, conversation naturally flowed and I felt that I was really in a top class hotel. After that, I was given a great insight into the main tourist attractions and some recommendations. The room was spacious,very comfortable and...

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Bland, MO
Reviewed 22 June 2013

excellent hotel. Great concierge staff... coffee via room service at 4:30AM! great room.. very good price. Over aLL GREAT +. WOULD GO BACK IN A HEARTBEAT... very good breakfast buffet. Central location... perfect

Thank Don M
Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 19 June 2013

Good afternoon, I stay in your hotel in Bilbao, Carlton, from 16th till 19th June., 2013. I just want to say that it was a very pleasant stay with you. All the staff was very friendly, but I must say that two of the people that work with you were very polite and very nice: Ms. Laura and Mr. Jose...

Thank monteiroexpo
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 June 2013

Stayed at the Carlton for a long weekend whilst getting to know Bilbao. The location of the Hotel for sightseers is perfect with everything you need within easy walking distance. The hotel itself has an established 'grandeur'; plenty of marble, wood and stained glass, but does not feel stuffy or old. We found the service to be extremely helpful without...

Thank James_birduk
Athens, Georgia
Reviewed 3 June 2013

I stayed three nights on two occasions in May at the Carlton. From the time I walked in the front door to the time I checked out, I was treated warmly and graciously. The room was large, especially by European standards, as was the bathroom with double sinks and separate toilet. There is a nice business center, where I could...

2Thank SeniorSolo50
Tienen, Belgium
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Good location close to Guggenheim museum and in the middle of shopping streets, a traditional hotel with very friendly staff, clean and well kept. a bit noisy at night, according to my friend (I didn't hear any noise, but i don't hear too well...)... bathroom noises... a pity...

Thank Sofievdp
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 24 May 2013

This was a fine place to wrap up a three-week trip. It is well located and is walking distance from good restaurants, the Guggenheim Museum and the Old City. The room was quiet, the bed comfortable, and the bathroom had double sinks. Most of all, the hotel staff was friendly and helpful, recommending very good restaurants for dinner. We had...

1Thank gailedie
Reviewed 22 May 2013

Stayed at this hotel for 3 nights in April. Great rooms, lovely decor, really good size, huge bathroom with double sinks, separate toilet. Nice and cosy on what was damp and chilly weekend. Good location - equidistant to Guggenheim and old town Only downside is that breakfast is too expensive - but great coffee shops etc nearby to grab a...

1Thank Tickle4
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 22 May 2013

Lovely older hotel with well-provisioned rooms. Common areas a bit dated, but interesting to stroll. Rooms comfy and airy. Center of town, and 10 min. walk to the Guggenheim--which is why you are there.

Thank Bryna_in_SF
Reviewed 15 May 2013

The location close to the Guggenheim, and the very spacious rooms are the best features of this hotel. The large room (Room No 222) was spacious, comfortable and efficient. The only exception to this was the very narrow tub with shower combined. The staff were less than welcoming and for this reason I would search for another hotel when visiting...

4Thank Anne M

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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: RM461 - RM1,127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Carlton Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 141
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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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“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
“Pay a bit extra for an upgraded room and book directly”
 of 5 bubbles PartyofOne2013, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“book early ask for a room overlooking the plazza not at the back”
 of 5 bubbles Walter1311, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on first floor with a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles JABDublin, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
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