Spent 2 nights at the Gran Hotel Puente ...arrived by car via the ferry... not so grand these days and looks that it suffers from Spanish austerity..lack of staff and lack of upkeep, its a shame as it has good potential...
I booked this hotel as it was close to port, unfortunately not the port we were leaving from, my fault! However it was a lovely modern hotel , very clean and comfortable. Glad I made the mistake. Even though it meant a half hours drive in the morning.
Traveller from Yorkshire
Supremely located at just a 15-minute drive from Bilbao City centre and 15 minutes on foot from the beach, the NH La …More
Don't expect chintzy furniture and carpets at this very trendy hotel. It is decor is very much black, white and silver, with wonderful vases, ornaments and pictures to match. But, it is very comfortable with places to sit in peace and quiet, access right onto the promenade for a stroll along to the beach, a restaurant and cafétaria serving a wide variety of excellent food. The staff are delightful and very helpful. We paid the extra for a sea view room which is well worth it. Our room was very comfortable and well equipped. And, a major plus, the hotel has its own underground garage as parking in the area could be a nightmare. The Metro station is about 5 minutes walk away and that is only 12 stops from the centre of Bilbao and the Guggenheim (at less than £3 a head return!). Our only complaint was finding the hotel which, although set back on a major road, is very discreetly marked and not easy to spot when driving by. But we loved staying here and would certainly return.
Traveller from u
The beautiful Embarcadero Hotel, housed in an ancient neo-basque style noble mansion then coverted into a lovely hotel, is …More
Bilbao Bay is a residential and industrial area near the mouth of the Nervion River, stretching north along the bay to the municipality of Getxo and south to Santurtzi and Zierbena. The area encompasses the Port of Bilbao, and the city of Bilbao is 18 kilometres inland along the river. There are 3 beaches and a marina along the northern shore of the bay and a golf club at the cape.
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