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Hotel location

Can anyone suggest a decent area to look at hotels based on the following - will need to have public access to cebtral Bilbao and the New San Mames but be convenitent to motorway to Santander and the Airport as we will be golfing during our trip

Thanks

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1. Re: Hotel location

Any hotel will be fine...Bilbao is really small and you´ll be out of the city in less than 5-10 minutes by car from any place.

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ecker, assume you are hiring a car. We stayed at the IBIS Barakaldo. It's a bit far out if you are visiting central Bilbao more than once. But it's only a 5 minute walk to the metro station at the exhibition center and then a 10 minute train direct to San Memes. The benefit of the hotel location is that there is easy parking and it's on the road between the airport and Santander.

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ecker:

The Silken Gran Hotel Domine is where I stayed and this is one of the best hotels, across from the Guggenheim Museum.

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I'd just bear in mind that if you're in a city centre hotel you'll have to pay quite a substantial amount for parking in the hotel car park (this isn't always clear at the time of booking), but you'll obviously be able to walk or tram it into the centre easily, whereas the cheaper chain hotels in Barakaldo mostly have free parking, but it is essentially a shopping and entertainment area (where IKEA etc. and the BEC exhibition centre are (where as Gog pointed out, there is a metro station to the centre)), rather than within walking distance to the city centre or San Mames (but very easy access to the right bit of motorway to get to Santander).

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Thanks for the relies - we will be staying at NH Deusto so hopefully have walking access to the Guggenheim and San Mames although I think tickets for football are severley restricted this season.

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A ten minute walk to Guggenheim, twenty to San Mamés...

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Hi,

if you don't feel in the mood for a walk, you can use the tram to get to San Mames. The closest stop to the NH Deusto is located crossing the river, below Zubiarte mall. Enjoy!

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