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Novotel Bilbao Exhibition Center

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Paris, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel for two nights in a family room. We benefit of a special offer for families with young kids (ours 7 and 11). The family room had two double beds. The smallest was good for our girls but might be a bit small for bigger/older kids. The room was not super large but it was comfortable...

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milton keynes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We stayed here because we were doing the music festival at the Exhibition Centre - it's about a ten minute walk (and a couple of minutes further to the Metro, whereupon Bilbao is yours to roam as you wish). It was clean, comfortable; our room has as good a view as you could hope for in the area - yeah,...

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Reviewed 7 December 2016

nice hotel good rooms within walking distance of the blbao exhibition centre,otherwise not a very attractive area,mainly large chain store type shops,ikea etc,breakfast was good not exceptional,nice bar reasonably priced.

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Reviewed 1 December 2016

A warm and friendly hotel in close proximity to Bilbao Port. Takes about 10 minutes from the hotel. Recommended to use a SatNav to find your way to the Port as there are several interlinking roads going in different directions. The hotel is well managed and clean in all areas. The staff are very courteous and helpful. Our room, 515,...

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lLondon
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Standard facilities as expected in a Novotel hotel, nothing to rave about. Restaurant menu limited and not much choice. Breakfast is good. Car park a bit difficult to find as entrance is behind the hotel on a service road. Corridors are long so if your room is not near the lift, you have a long walk to your room.

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GM_Novotel_BIO, Director General at Novotel Bilbao Exhibition Center, responded to this review

Dear DebsLM Thank you for having taken the time to share your views further to your recent stay in our hotel. We appreciate for your review on our breakfast and we invite you (if you have not yet) to try our even more refreshing breakfast that we put in place last week. It is being greatly appreciated by our guests....

Stroud, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We visited Bilbao for a weekend break and needed a family room. Novotel was the best option for our budget and is a chain we use often, so we were happy to go with it. We went to the hotel straight from the airport in a taxi, which cost €30 (rounded up) for four of us. At check in we...

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GM_Novotel_BIO, Director General at Novotel Bilbao Exhibition Center, responded to this review

Dear MrHandBaggageOnly Thank you for your time and for your detailed review on our hotel. We are happy you appreciated our upgrade to a Junior Suite as a valued member of our Le Club Accorhotels program. However I am disappointed to read that the room was noisy. Let me apologize for the inconveniences you may have experienced. We are indeed...

Modiin, Israel
Reviewed 1 November 2016

standard Novotel style. rooms were clean, a bit run down... unfortunetly do not have a gym, or near by facility to use. The bar in the lobby closes by 23:00. Breakfast was nice with a good selection. As the hotel is far from the center - need car or public transportation to get to main attractions, resturaunts, etc... hotel has...

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Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Good hotel, beds were comfy, clean, we were able to book a family deal where the adjoining room was 50% off for the kids and also able to check in early. breakfast was okay but again good value for the family package. location was okay, 15 minute walk from metro and then 10 minutes train ride into middle of bilboa....

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

We booked the hotel because we needed to be in this part of town. We did not receive a response to questions regarding our reservation sent to hotel in advance. Instead we were greeted disrespectfully with a request to take another (overpriced) room for the duration of stay. Hotel does not offer any shuttle service, staff is not able to...

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GM_Novotel_BIO, Director General at Novotel Bilbao Exhibition Center, responded to this review

Dear LBCT Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, even if, I understand correctly, you did not stay with us. I would be happy to discuss the events that occurred during your visit so that I can really understand what did happen during your reservation. You can contact me directly by sending an email to h5218@accor.com addressed...

Worcestershire
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We stayed here because we needed to be in this part of town. I wouldn't recommend the area unless you are visiting the exhibition centre. You can't argue about the price of this hotel: It's very cheap. However, although the reception area looks impressive, the rooms are fairly basic and not that clean. The carpet in our room was so...

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The Novotel Bilbao Barakaldo is located across from the Bilbao Exhibition Centre (BEC), 15 minutes from Loiu airport and 10 minutes from the centre of Bilbao. Easy to reach via the A8 Santander Bilbao motorway, the hotel is 200 m from the train station and close to the MAX CENTER shopping complex. This 4 star hotel is ideal for business or leisure travel and features 203 rooms, 6 meeting rooms, the Mediterranean restaurant Claravia and the Ibaia bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Novotel Bilbao Exhibition Center

Address: Rio Castanos, 2, 48903 Barakaldo, Spain
Region: Spain > Basque Country > Province of Vizcaya > Barakaldo
Price Range: £43 - £93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Bilbao Exhibition Center 4*
Number of rooms: 203
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Novotel Bilbao Exhibition Hotel Barakaldo
Accor Bilbao Barakaldo
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Barakaldo Novotel
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“Ask for the side looking out to the mountainside”
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 of 5 bubbles transatlantica, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room near the lifts”
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“Check for 50% off second room rate for families”
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“the rooms are really comfortable and quit”
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