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Casual Bilbao Gurea

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Do not be put off by the entrance which looks like a building site. This great hotel in the heart of the old town is clean, convenient for shops and bars and has wonderful staff. I would highly recommend staying there.

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Direccion_Gurea, Gerente at Casual Bilbao Gurea, responded to this review

Thanks so much GailDeacon for your nice review. It is really grateful, we always do our best to satisfy our clients. Hope to see you back son. Kind regards

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Best tip for booking this hotel; if you prefer a good nights sleep do not go for a room with a balcony. We did do so as it seemed nice to be able to get some fresh air into our room but as a result we spent our first night in an incredibly noisy room. Even though we stayed on...

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Fernando A, Gerente at Casual Bilbao Gurea, responded to this review

Thanks so much Mariska for your nice review. We will be changing the balcony Windows next Novenmber so we will improve sound effects for sure. Hope to see you back son. Regards.

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Fantastic location in the old town and within walking distance of all the main sights in Bilbao. Our room was tastefully decorated in neutral colours, with a small balcony for leaning out of. Big ticks for the upholstered headboard, bedside lamps & plug sockets. Staff were friendly and spoke excellent English. Problem with booking via Expedia was resolved easily and...

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Fernando A, Gerente at Casual Bilbao Gurea, responded to this review

Dear James Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Sincerely,

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2015

The hotel is right in the middle of the old town and well-located for walking to all the main tourist attractions; and with the sights and sounds of the city on your doorstep. Staff are helpful, the rooms clean and there's a small lounge with a kettle and drinks machine. There were 12 of us staying in a mix of...

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Fernando A, Gerente at Casual Bilbao Gurea, responded to this review

Thanks Silvia for your nice review. In fact lift is scheduled to be ready very soon. Regards,

Reviewed 2 August 2015

We arrived at the hotel at around 10pm. The girl at the desk immediatly made us feel at home. She talked about the city, what to do, what to see, shared some stuff about her personal life, asked us about our roadtrip. Really nice welcome! The room itself was nice, good bed, nice shower. However, at night time it can...

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Fernando A, Gerente at Casual Bilbao Gurea, responded to this review
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Gracias Vincent. Hacemos todo lo posible para que clientes como ud. se encuentren a gusto en nuestra casa y congratula...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

I do not have much experience, except for one trip fifteen years ago, with hostels. From what I remember of that experience, this place was more like a hotel and was a very pleasant surprise. The rooms were clean and perfect for the needs of myself and my two friends. There is no AC, which is not a big deal...

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Direccion_Gurea, Gerente at Casual Bilbao Gurea, responded to this review

Thanks E M Nice to surprise you with our high level of equipment and services. Hope to see you back soon. Regards,

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Located in the older part of Bilbao, this hostel's location is great! Although it is located on the third floor with no lift. It is situated near the cathedral and the bells did go off quite often. The room was quite small with a double bed and a small bathroom with the room being cleaned daily. The staff were very...

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Direccion_Gurea, Gerente at Casual Bilbao Gurea, responded to this review

Thanks miss_nat09 for your comment. Nice to see you enjoyed your stay with us. Regards,

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed four nights. Confirmation email provided easy to understand directions and with its close proximity to the metro station, there is no reason to hail a cab, anything can be reached within minutes. Located in the old town (Casco Viejo), you are only a few steps away from a multitude of pintxo bars and other restaurants, as well as the...

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Direccion_Gurea, Gerente at Casual Bilbao Gurea, responded to this review

Thanks so much Gardai123 for your nice review. Looking forward to welcoming you again soon,

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Very nice location and hotel. Busy area for sightseeing and shopping , lots of street activity! Might be a bit noisy at night for some, we liked it. Good and helpful staff. Third floor location and no elevator could be a problem for some people.

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Direccion_Gurea, Gerente at Casual Bilbao Gurea, responded to this review

Thanks Don154943. We like you loved our property. Lift is coming in a couple of months. Regards,

Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Gurea for two nights. The location is pretty awesome, it is located in the heart of casco viejo. The rooms are very clean, the staff is friendly and very helpful. However, i must say that i didnt get much sleep at night. The room didnt have AC and that might be a problem during the summer since...

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Direccion_Gurea, Gerente at Casual Bilbao Gurea, responded to this review

Thanks Rafael for your nice review. Regards,

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the Old Town, next to the Cathedral, in the heart of the city and close to all major touristic attractions. Totally refurbished in 2014 Gurea offers new modern and themed rooms with private bathroom, free hi speed wifi (120mb), Flat TV, safe box, duvet covers and views. We also offer children playground room, lounge with vending services and microwave, free children seat and cycles rent, luggage storage and t free cibercorner. Next to Casual Gurea there are plenty of restaurants, tapas bar, shops and tram & underground stops. Located in the city centre in the Old Town next to Cathedral, 200m to Plaza Nueva and Arenal and 400m to Ribera Market. With bus, underground and tram stops next to us that will carry you to the Guggenheim and Fine Arts Museums in 10 minutes. How to arrive: • Car: Miribilla exit - roundabout turn left Atxuri direction - At Arenal Parking is besides San Nicolas church. • Underground: Casco Viejo stop - Plaza Unamuno exit • Bus: Casco Viejo-Arenal stops • Tram: Arriaga stop ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casual Bilbao Gurea

Address: Bidebarrieta 14 30 | Casco Viejo, 48005 Bilbao, Spain (Formerly Casual Gurea)
Region: Spain > Basque Country > Province of Vizcaya > Bilbao > Bilbo Zaharra
Price Range: RM226 - RM1,182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Casual Bilbao Gurea 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Ask for a room not very near the common room. There could be some noise at night because of the vending machines”
 of 5 bubbles martagT4496KG, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose one away from the street, to reduce noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Whittonside, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book another hotel without steely floor boards and noisy early risers.”
 of 5 bubbles fishcakebreadcake, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you like to sleep in or tend to go to bed early, avoid rooms on the street side.”
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“4th floor. It was completely quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Taiscemara, 22 May 2016 | Read review
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