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Bilbao, Spain
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 May 2015

The place is just Ok (if you pay a cheap price), but have in mind that the building (even though it´s been refurnished) is quite old in the inside. Plenty of noises around will disturb you. Exterior rooms to a busy and nosy road, and isolation is not good enough. Dodgy area just in front of hotel too...

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1 Thank Iban F
Caerleon, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

I'll start with the positives, the reception staff are helpful and professional. The shower in our room was powerful. There are no more positives. The hotel is depicted as low budget boutique style, don't be fooled there is no style here boutique or otherwise. We were disheartened from the start, having been given a room on the top floor but... More 

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Lappeenranta, Southern Finland, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2014

This hotel is very well located, 30 mins of walk from the central bus station and less than 10 mins walk from Casco Viejo. Hotel staff was very friendly and some spoke good English, and those who weren't were really patient with our poor Spanish. Room was clean but a bit cramped for two. Room decoration was fun. We were... More 

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Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg City, Russia
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2014

This hotel is located in about 10 minutes from main train station and 30 minutes from bus station, so the location is not advantage of this hotel. At the same time, the hotel is pretty clear and quiet despite that just across the railroad there is very specific San Francisco district. I stayed in one person room and it seemed... More 

Thank Slava S
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Reviewed 8 August 2014

It is a nice hotel, quite clean and comfortable, and it seams to be undergoing a renovation which is quite needed. The service was very good in general. The location is not that bad, although it is a 20 min walk from all the important stuff. The WiFi was a problem, but all in all it was a good place... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2014

How to get there? I walked from the bus station. Bilbao is located within a valley and is predominately flat and quite easy to walk around. Pick up a map at bus station. Location Bilbao is not that big a city to walk around and you can easily walk to old town. This hotel is located opposite a Le Corbusier... More 

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Carnforth, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2014

hotel staff were really nice and friendly Generally the hotel is of a good standard but looks a little tired in places, Room was clean and big enough Free wi-fi which is always handy For breakfast you go next door to a local cafe so dont expect a buffet breakfast as is usual in hotels. Close to the Old Town... More 

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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487 reviews
103 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2013

A basic 2* is what you get. I wouldn't recommend this to anyone but it ok for a short stay and good value. Staff friendly enough. it's got a supermarket across the road and a frui and veg shop and cafes on the street. It is on the edge of downbeaten area but not in it, I never felt worried(... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2013

Judging by the photos of the hotel online, we thought we were looking at a far better hotel than what we encountered. Certainly, it has ambitions of being hip and stylish, but the place, unfortunately has seen better days, sadly. The rooms are clean, but otherwise, in line with what I'd expect of a 2-star hotel. The area it's in... More 

2 Thank somelammer567

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Additional Information about Hotel Photo Zabalburu

Address: C/ Pedro Martinez Artola, 8, 48012 Bilbao, Spain
Region: Spain > Basque Country > Province of Vizcaya > Bilbao
Price Range: $57 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Photo Zabalburu 2*
Number of rooms: 38
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“Possibly a room in the higher floors will be more luminous”
 of 5 bubbles chemolari, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles UteS557, 7 Nov 2015 | Read review
“The pipes make all kind of disturbing noises, if your neighbour runs a tap, for example it will be very difficult to sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles ibanf2015, 15 May 2015 | Read review
“Not a room tip per se; don't bother with breakfast at the hotel, go to Cafe Bertiz (cafe bakery) on the other side of Plaza Zaralburu -- WAY better value for money for breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles somelammer567, 25 Sep 2013 | Read review
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