How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Abando Bilbao
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Abando Bilbao
Travel Blogs from Bilbao
... looked very appetizing. We were not super hungry, but couldn't resist. We picked a small bar. We ordered a glass of red wine and 4 pieces of pintxos. This was about $10 altogether. We picked both meat and seafood pintxos and they were delicious.
After supper, we kept on strolling around for a bit, climbed up a hill to check out a nice park, and just got back to the room. Time for a well deserved shower and some real sleep!!
... village and checking out the massive thirteenth century abbey. The sun was just going down as we arrived and walked up to the massive building, the door was open so we gingerly walked inside. Woah, this place was spooky, it felt more Count Dracula than Jesus Christ and it was freezing in there. But it was the way the temperature changed as you walked in that made your spine tingle, the cold enveloped your body, it was like slowly lowering yourself into an ice cold swimming ...
Day started with our top skylight window blowing out. Thanks to kiwi ingenuity, glue and duck tape in hand we were water tight again. We bus to city (the stop right by our camp). We arrive in town to witness a Barsque protest march and met a lovely Basque lady. Lovely walk around the city then a tour of the Guggenheim museum which was spectacular inside and ...
... felt much more jubilant than after an ordinary long weekend apart, and we marked the occasion with a visit to the Guggenheim Museum and wine-tasting at three Rioja bodegas (wineries).
My flight landed in Bilbao mid-afternoon on May 19, and I picked our adorable little clown car (a Smart Car) up from the airport and drove to our hostel. I was a little confused when entering the building, because the sign said "Residencia Universitaria." But no, I was in ...
... part of the city.
The soccer/futbol team here is called Athletic Club. They play at the San Mames stadium, nicknamed La Catedral, and I think are in the process of building a new, bigger, stadium.
It's a little strange because I was already able to call this place home within the first week of getting here. So now it's like I have three homes: where my family is, my school and now Bilbao. ...