$64 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Oct 12, 2014 Check-out: Oct 13, 2014

Petit Palace Arana Hotel Bilbao

3 stars
Bidebarrieta 2, Bilbao, 48005
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.3
out of 5
6 reviews
Good location

The hotel's location is perfect to visit the lovely city of Bilbao. It is close to the old centre,... See full review

  • travelling ivory tower
  • Jan 10, 2013
Good location

Good location which is walking distance (within 10-30 minutes mins depending on where you go) to... See full review

  • Jarguibide
  • Nov 16, 2012

PREMIUM WIFI FREE & HYDRO SHOWERS IN ALL THE ROOMS. A charming Hotel of XIXth century, totally refurnished 2002 and placed in the entrance of the old historic Town declared Artistic site in 1.972. Facing the Arriaga Theater and next to the Guggenheim Museum in a 15 minutes walk along the river. Subway, Tram, train and bus stop at few meters of the Hotel.

Located in the commercial heart of the city where the best pintxos and typical gastronomy is adapted to every pocket. A passage of the mythical 7 Calles.

Stores, boutiques, narrow paved stone streets, churches and Gothic cathedrals, palaces and important buildings of great historic artistic interest such as house where the poet UNAMUNO was bornt and lived for years.

Its strategic situation allows to access to the main tourist, cultural and business spots of the village.

The Petit Palace Arana Hotel disposes of 64 rooms with lovely views over the city. Shows a building with the charming of the old Basque Architecture, wood and stone mixed with a modernist design inside.

Situated in Bidebarrieta Street between the old quarter and the new development area. A village in continuous development to satisfy the needs of our visitors.The Petit Palace Arana offers a large variety of selected products in our breakfast buffet under a wood roof in the Attic, Snack-Bar, Business Center, Meeting room, Show rooms, cycles free use for clients to run round the city, Free CyberCorner available in the lobby, non smoking floor, rooms for disabled people. Laundry and ironing service on request, All the rooms specially fully equipped with PREMIUM FREE WIFI internet, Free safe Box laptop capacity, minibar, Hairdryer, Satelite TV Plasma screen, Hydromassage shower and so on. Static cycle, Base audio for IPOD, trouser press and personal Computer Free PREMIUM WIFI in our High Tech rooms. The only hotel in the city offering Family rooms to accommodate up to 4 people and complimentary toys for the smallest. Cribs available free. Rooms specially equipped for your pets free, and special rooms with XXL size beds.

In 2002, the hotel was improved with a total REFURBISHMENT on its facilities to be representative of the best hotels in Bilbao.

High Tech Hotels collaborates with the N.P.O Solidarity International by supporting the organization of artisan objects; SELYN of Sri Lanka through buying their hand made dolls by which they contribute to improving the living conditions of the families of Kunergala, Sri Lanka.

Hotel Map

43.2592 -2.9246
Area served
Centrally located in the old town of Bilbao. Its strategic situation allows to access by walk to the main tourist, cultural and business spots of the village such as The Guggenheim Museum, the Fine Arts Museum or the Euskalduna Congress Palace.
Nearby airports
Bilbao Loiu International Airport.
Area description
Situated in Bidebarrieta Street facing the emblematic Arriaga Theatre, between the old quarter and the new development area, surrounded of restaurants specialized in Traditional and New Basque cuisine, in the most commercial and central part of Bilbao. A village in continuous development to satisfy the needs of the visitors. Nearby there are excellent connections, destinations to the Airport, Bus Terminal, BEC Fair Trade, and Congress Center. By metro, train, tram or bus it is easy to get the most important sites of the city even other destinations out-site of Bilbao.

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Petit Palace Arana Hotel Bilbao Rooms

Single Room
Room offers a double bed with air conditioning, alarm clock, bathroom amenities, cable/satellite TV, color TV, disabled facilities, hairdryer, heating, free internet wireless access, iron/ironing board, mini bar,hydroshower, modem/data port connection, non smoking rooms, radio, safe in room, and direct telephone.
Triple Room
Room offers 3 separate beds with air conditioning, alarm clock, bathroom amenities, cable/satellite TV, color TV, disabled facilities, hairdryer, heating, free internet wireless access, iron/ironing board, mini bar,hydroshower, modem/data port connection, non smoking rooms, radio, safe in room, and direct telephone.
Family Room
Room offers a king size bed and a bunk bed with air conditioning, alarm clock, balcony/terrace, hydroshower with sauna, bathroom amenities, cable/satellite TV, color TV, disabled facilities, hairdryer, heating, free internet access, iron/ironing board, mini bar, modem/data port connection, non smoking rooms, radio, safe in room, and telephone. Tales and toys courtesy for the childrem. Use of cot Free
Double Room
Room offers a queen size bed or a twin bed with air conditioning, alarm clock, bathroom amenities, cable/satellite TV, color TV, disabled facilities, hairdryer, heating, free internet wireless access, iron/ironing board, mini bar,hydroshower, modem/data port connection, non smoking rooms, radio, safe in room and direct teephone.
Economy Double
Room offers a double bed (1,35m) with interior views, air conditioning, alarm clock, bathroom amenities, cable/satellite TV, color TV, disabled facilities, hairdryer, heating, free internet wireless access, iron/ironing board, mini bar,hydroshower, modem/data port connection, non smoking rooms, radio, safe in room and direct teephone.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Pet friendly
Elevators
Services
Business center
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Internet
Free internet
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access

Nearby points of interest

  • Plaza Nueva: 0.1 mi
  • Bilbao Railway Station: 0.3 mi
  • Guggenheim Museum Bilbao: 0.8 mi

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
The Petit Palace Arana offer a particular meeting room in the Attic on the 6th floor under a wood roof for up to 30 people with all the conference facilities and natural light. Suitable for meetings, workshops, work lunchs and so on.

Dining

Restaurant
The Petit Palace Arana offer a large variety of selected products in the breakfast buffet under a wood roof in the Attic from 07.30h to 11h. Lunchs for Groups on request

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (6)

Ratings and reviews for Petit Palace Arana Hotel Bilbao

Overall score

3.3 / 5
5.01.0
6 out of 6
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3.2
Hotel staff:
3.5
Room comfort:
3.2
Location:
4.7
Value:
3.5

83% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Paul E.
Benton, Il
Jul 25, 2014

Excellent location.

The location was great. The staff was ok but not as fluent in English as some of the other places I have stayed in Spain. Room was not cleaned after our first night and when I brought it to the attention of the front desk. They said it was because I had out the do not disturb sign, which was not true. After some debate, They then gave me clean towels. Overall good stay because of great location.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Excellent Sangria.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
West Palm Beach, FL
Jun 25, 2014

Spain Vacation

Location, location location. Right next to train station and old city. Rooms are SMALL.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
3
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
travelling ivory tower
Royston, UK
Jan 10, 2013

Good location

The hotel's location is perfect to visit the lovely city of Bilbao. It is close to the old centre, and is a short walk to the Guggenheim museum. The train station is close and the city's excellent public transportation system makes it easy reaching the airport. The rooms are clean and well sound-proofed. One can get a good rest. The staff is kind and helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

For quick and good value coffee and tapas close to the hotel try the Lapiko cafe. Avoid cafe Berton, all guides recommend it, but it's expensive and uninteresting.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Jarguibide
Japan
Nov 16, 2012

Good location

Good location which is walking distance (within 10-30 minutes mins depending on where you go) to major attractions including the Guggenheim. The metro station which will take you everywhere is also about 5-7 minutes away by walkig from the hotel. A lot of places to eat, drink and shop are near the hotel as well.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Bilbaino
Business
Washington, DC, USA
Mar 20, 2012

Nicely located

Well located at Arenal Bridge between old and new Bilbao. The hotel itself is average and a bit threadbare. Very good access to all parts of the city, close to Guggenheim Museum.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Amaya. Typical Basque food. Very close to hotel on Ribera Kalea.

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Review of Petit Palace Arana Hotel Bilbao

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Boise
Jun 17, 2010

Great location to explore Bilbao

A great location near shopping, restaurants, and to explore Bilbao.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
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