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Reviewed 24 October 2016

They don't tell you this is a 4 story hotel without an elevator. I had to carry some heavy luggage up three flights of stairs myself. The room was very small and dark, with stains on the bed spreads. The walls are paper thin so you can actually hear the conversation in the next room. The breakfast is extremely limited.... More 

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Thank Rande J
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

The staff at Hostal Ria de Bilbao were very welcoming and showed us places on the metro maps where there were beaches, and places of interest. Plus they spoke decent English, which was great as my Spanish (or worse still, my Basque) is still to be improved upon! We had a beautiful view of the river and the hotel is... More 

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Forde, Norway
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

- No elevator to 3th or 4th floor - The worth breakfast and coffee I had in my lifetime, bad bread and only jam , no meat cheese egg or bacon , some juice yoghurt milk and cornflakes - Some strangs houserules + Very clean but basic rooms , good internet , nice garden but without tables ;-) + Reception... More 

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Thank Corelli S
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Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

This hostal provides basic, relatively clean accomodation. The staff are friendly and helpful, and there is a buffet breakfast provided, with baked goods and a drinks machine which produced decent coffee. However, the hostal is very noisy. The walls are paper-thin, so if you have people next door watching the football on TV, you can feel like you are with... More 

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Thank Andrzej S
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Reviewed 21 July 2015

One first bad point is the schedule of the reception desk. Randomly open during the day and closed from 12 to 16 ... The manager is extremly rude, you will have to pay for all your stay upon arrival. He could not wait until the next day that our collegue arrive to pay his part. The wall are extremly tiny.... More 

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Reviewed 22 June 2015

I very much enjoyed my stay here. Good, clean room with excellent facilities and self-service breakfast. San Mames only one stop on metro if you are planning a trip to the coast. Easy to get into Casco Viejo, too. Lovely helpful and friendly staff. Garden pleasant to sit out in the evenings if you are feeling weary and foot-sore from... More 

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Tolmin, Slovenia
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Reviewed 19 May 2015

The hotel is very nice. Kind staff. Super breakfast. There is a garage near the hotel. There was a nice view from our room to the Nevron river. The location is quite good with about 10 minutes walking to the Guggenheim. I would definitely choose this hotel again.

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

Interesting clean place. Hostel is really OK for the money you pay. Near the center of the city. You can walk to the center (10 minutes). Near the river, which gives good view. Stuff is also OK. You can pay cash, credit card or other way. No limit for late come back.

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Reviewed 19 April 2015

We had a nice stay in this hostel, the staff were friendly and gave us some very good information. The hotel is located on the other bank of the city center and we had to walk approximately 16min to reach the metro, so it is a good hotel to stay if you have a car or don't mind the walking.... More 

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Viareggio, Italy
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10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2014

It's a 2* hostal so you know it's not the Ritz but stil, I found it completely unsatisfying. Not clean, there were long black hair in the toilet once we arrived. The light in the toilet stays on like 5 seconds, than you have to press the button again. Noisy, the area surrounding the hostal is full of shipyards, construction... More 

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Additional Information about Hostal Ria de Bilbao

Address: Ribera de Deusto 32, 48014 Bilbao, Spain
Region: Spain > Basque Country > Province of Vizcaya > Bilbao
Price Range: £45 - £50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal Ria de Bilbao 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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“There is no elevator so the 1st floor is preferable. A front view of the canal is probably better then the back view.”
 of 5 bubbles randej2016, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Lower floor with balcony”
 of 5 bubbles CostaRica27, 21 May 2016 | Read review
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