Pros: The garden was beautiful, waking up with the sound of the birds. Thank you Marie Cruz & Graham for the lovely meals. I miss it already.
Pros: Rural location excellent host and outstanding food.
Cons: Nothing to fault
Pros: The owners were fantastic--and the meals they fixed were wonderful and a terrific value
Pros: The owners were very friendly and made us feel at home.Lovely breakfast and the suppers we had were really excellent. We had a great time. Thanks to Mari-Cruz and Graham.
Cons: Nothing to comment.
Pros: Lovely place in a calming environment.
Pros: Their home made food was really lovely! The location is very quiet and peaceful with just about the loudest noise being the singing of the birds in the morning, its in a very small and quiet village. ...
Cons: We don't think anything could have been better at Casa Zalama, there was nothing we didn't like at all.
Pros: Couple running the casa very obliging. Lovely fire to sit by in the evening. Room and shower room generous size. Peace and quiet at night. Hearty breakfast included.
Cons: Nothing worth mentioning
Pros: The owners are lovely and kind. She's a very good cooker. Dinner was delicious Wonderfull and unknown places to visit
Pros: The warmth and friendliness of the welcome, the cosy homely feel, the lovely food and the fact that the place is spotlessly clean. Looking forward to our return
Cons: Nothing not to like
Pros: Stylish ,relax,very good food and very friendly atmosphere
Casa Zalama is a traditional wood and stone house in San Pelayo de Montija. Surrounded by countryside, it is an hour’s drive from Bilbao and offers free Wi-Fi and free parking. Rustic rooms feature wooden floors and beams. Each is heated and has a wardrobe and private bathroom with a hairdryer and toiletries. Guests can enjoy a homemade breakfast or dinner at Casa Zalama. There is also a charming lounge with a fireplace and an on-site craft shop. In the surrounding area of Las Merindades, you will find medieval towns, romanesque churches, and countryside where you can hike and horse ride. Ojo Guareña Nature Reserve is a 20-minutes drive away. The beaches on the Cantabrian Coast can be reached in around 45 minutes drive, while Santander and Bilbao are both around an hour's drive from the property.
Pros: The breakfast and the dinners were hands down great value for money. We think we made an excellent choice re eating these meals at La Casa Sonrisa. We don't think we could have gotten better ...
Pros: Everything! La Casa Sonrisa is a really lovely place to stay. The owners are very attentive, helpful and a pleasure to be with. We had a great time and will surely call again, probably next year...
Pros: Good atmosphere, small and quiet, nice place as startingpoint for various activities in a beatiful area.
Pros: The owner's hospitality. The price levelling of the breakfast, diner and drinks. The efforts to help you finding the nice trips in the local area. The nice swimming pool.
Cons: nothing to complain about !
Featuring an outdoor swimming pool, restaurant and bar, Casa La Sonrisa is a restored 200-year old farmhouse located in Hedeso, within the Valle de Tobalina Valley. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. Each room or suite is heated and includes a TV, wardrobe and desk. The private bathroom has a shower and free toiletries. The suite also has a fridge and electric kettle. Casa La Sonrisa offers bicycle rental. There is also a shared lounge with a fireplace. Valderejo Nature Reserve is 1.9 miles from the property. Vitoria Airport is 28.6 miles away and Bilbao can be reached within an hour, with the airport located 1 hour and 10 minutes' drive away. Santander Airport is 1 hour and 45 minutes' drive away.
Pros: Very nice room. The breakfast and evening meal were excellent and very good value. The young lady who looked after us was very friendly and efficient.
Pros: Excellent, but the resturant was closed as it was Sunday!! Not mentioned in hotel notes!!!
Pros: Nice bed
Cons: Nice stopovee
Pros: Everything was perfect, the owner was really nice, the room was comfortable and had a great bathroom.
Pros: Very helpful staff. Excellent location. The bedroom was stylish and comfortable and bathroom facilities very good. There is a balcony to use in the evening.
Cons: I have no complaints. Although it is close to the railway we had no noise disturbance.
Pros: it was a perfect overnight stay Maria young lady on the desk was very good printing menu in English first class service would stay again
Pros: This was our third stay here and as previously Maria welcomed us, checked us in, served our drinks, dinner & breakfast and finally checked us out!! A quiet family run hotel - excellent as always
Cons: The trains seem to run longer into the night than previously, but were not too disturbing.
Pros: Hotel was in the centre of town and close to bars and restaurants. Receptionist was lovely and very efficient. We had half board and dinner was very good and three courses with wine and water very ...
Cons: Our room was at the back of the hotel which was good but you could still here the trains early in the morning.
Pros: Enjoyable meal
Pros: Our second visit and we were welcomed by Maria, who checked us in, served us drinks,dinner and breakfast and checked us out. We look forward to staying there again
Hotel Restaurante Aldama is located in the centre of Amurrio, 18.6 miles from Bilbao. The hotel is surrounded by gardens and beautiful natural scenery, and offers free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. All rooms at the Aldama Hotel are heated and come with a private bathroom. There is also a flat-screen TV and a telephone in each room. The hotel’s restaurant serves traditional Basque cuisine and offers a daily set menu. There is an outdoor seating area attached to the restaurant where guests can eat in the hotel’s gardens. Gorbeia Nature Reserve, where you can find the Gujuli Waterfall, is 30 minutes' drive from Aldama. There is a Basque Gastronomy Museum in Llodio, 6.2 miles away.
Pros: Very friendly welcoming to the hotel. The owner greeted us and even carried our suitcases up the stairs. Fire was burning in the fireplace in the lounging area. Great way to relax.
Cons: I liked everything
Pros: The lady who ran the hotel was very helpful. There was a bath which was important to me as a Camino walker.
Cons: The male staff member was a bit of a cranky pants. The food was just OK. The route that took us there (google maps) brought us through an Industrial park which was odd. I kept insisting that we had to...
Pros: Staff Interiors
Cons: Too close to industrial estate No evening meals
Pros: Lovely and absolutely kind service!it was even possible to take some bikes - for free
Pros: The hotel is run by a couple who are extremely helpful and caring. There is no restaurant at the hotel but a local takeaway delivered promptly and we were able to eat our food al fresco. Drinks, ...
Cons: We were walking the Camino del Norte but once in Lezama we relied on Google Maps to direct us to the hotel. This took us through a large trading estate that was still under construction. Once at the...
Pros: The hotel was set in a beautiful location, it was very peaceful, the breakfast was basic but the croissants where the best I have ever had, it was very homely and welcoming
Cons: there was no bar but the lady was extremely kind and made us feel really welcome, she did get us drinks which we enjoyed out in the garden.
Pros: Comfortable place to stay, very relaxing.
Cons: selection of beer available in such a isolated location.
Pros: Quiet,friendly and helpful staff,clean, nicely decorated.It was very easy to get into Bilbao by train at the suggestion of an hotel staff member.
Cons: There was not obvious to us that we could eat there in the evening and we spent ages unnecessarily trying to find a local restaurant, all of which were shut.
Pros: The hotel was in a lovely, if not easy to find location, and the staff were great. As a bed and breakfast stop it is lovely.
Cons: We had booked on the basis of being able to get an evening meal here. The restaurant is only for breakfast. It is under the flight path for the airport and a new road being built will make it a lot busier.
Pros: The proprietors made us feel very welcome and were most accomodating to us as we were traveling by bicycle.
The Hotel Rural Matsa is a former wine press in the countryside just outside Bilbao. There is free Wi-Fi and free onsite parking. The rooms are all individually decorated in a rural style. All have TV and telephone, and many have good views of the surrounding countryside. The Matsa has large gardens and a lounge with a fireplace. Hotel Rural Matsa is well located for exploring the area north of Bilbao. Train and bus stations can be found just 1,313 feet away; from here there are trains to Bilbao every 30 minutes. Bilbao Airport is about 1.9 miles away, and the hotel offers good access to the A-8 motorway.
Pros: Very nice and warm atmosphere! Fantastic kitchen! We had a great dinner with superior service. The room was small but very nice design.
Cons: The breakfast can be improved with more different cheese, sausages etc. The internet connection can also be improved in the rooms.
Pros: Comfortable accommodation in quiet rural location.Staff helpful
Cons: Overwhelmed by Wedding Party and 6 Confirmation Parties during our visit. Very noisy into early hours unfortunately. So beware of such events at this hotel at weekends, otherwise should be fine and ...
Pros: The location, the style, the peace and quiet.
Cons: Being 2 of 4 guests, it deserves so much more.
Pros: Lovely property, great evening meal and breakfast. Comfortable room and peaceful countryside location. Super friendly and helpful staff.
Cons: Cannot thing of anything
Pros: Dinner ('Menu') was brilliant
Cons: The bathroom Was so tiny
Pros: The location of the hotel was beautiful. Nicely situated in the mountains.
Cons: The room smelled really bad upon arrival-- bad enough that we had to ask for a different room. The staff said that there was not one available and brought us air freshener. The next day we woke up to ...
Pros: Food is great and the staff are great. However, overall quite disappointing. The main building looks lovely, but the rooms are all in a rubbish newly built building.
Cons: Tiny rooms, the wall that looks like it was built from rocks is actually made from fake plastic rocks, super noisy (you can hear everything from all the other rooms).
Pros: Superb and friendly staff across the board. Bar very cosy and bar food excellent. Breakfast excellent if tou like it spanish style. Restaurant very nice and food excellent and amazing value certainly ...
Cons: Bar and restaurant closed at 11pm
Take in the views from the rooftop terrace when you stay at Arcos de Quejana. You can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant or wind down at the end of the day with a drink from the bar/lounge. Other highlights at this historic hotel include a snack bar/deli, a kid's club, and a kid's club.
Pros: The authenticity of the place is alluring. The owners are friendly people.Very quiet. - I slept like a log! The buzz in the bar was fun. The shower in my room was amazing.
Enjoy your visit to El Ribero with a stay at Posada Torre-Palacio de los Alvarado. Guests looking for a bite to eat can check out the restaurant, and the bar/lounge is the perfect spot to grab a drink at the end of the day. Other features include a terrace and a garden.
Pros: Quincoces de Yuso is a small town in the middle of nowhere but the hotel is comfortable and clean, aircon ineffective. The owner was helpful and when our very poor Spanish could not understand what he...
Cons: No breakfast until 10.30 and the restaurant was closed the night we were there but the very friendly bar Moreno does great menu del dia or homemade pizza
Pros: Breakfast area very cosy. Nice playground in front of hotel.
Cons: There was nothing to do and to see in the town.
Pros: The place is amazing, very nice and clean. Beds and pillows are super comfortable. Bathroom is very nice. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Location is very good.
Cons: We had a crib for our baby but there were no sheets on it :/
Pros: Very good hotel, staff is very friendly and did all their best. Wifi was free of charge.
Cons: Triple room has a folding bed for the third person, also despite we ordered a room two weeks in advance and asked about a quiet side- the only room we were suggested had an loud kitchen ventilation ...
Pros: Nice historic building
Pros: I travelled to the property with a group of friends on motorcycles. We arrived at the property on a Monday afternoon as it was a convenient stop over for our ferry in the morning at the port of Bilbao...
Cons: There was only one person around when we checked out so a little long winded when checking out 11 guests. I think she was multi tasking and preparing breakfast as well. Some of our group complained of...
Pros: Great town and great building
Cons: Bathroom, flooring throughout, small window
Pros: It was an old convent re-modeled into a hotel. The look is pretty awesome. The room is not so big but comfortable.
Cons: The interior patio also serve as part of the bar. If your room is next to the patio it can get quite noisy in the evening until the bar close (which is around mid-night)
Pros: Great venue, comfortable clean room, peaceful. Good base to explore Balmaseda and surrounds.
Pros: It seemed we missed out by not eating at the restaurant.
Cons: The enterance from the car park is very difficult if you have a suitcase on wheels because you have to carry it in some places and the front door to the hotel is very far from the car park.
This 17th-century Basque convent, set on the banks of the River Cadagua, has been carefully converted into a luxury hotel that still retains much of its historic charm. Surrounded by the beautiful landscape of the Arcentales and Mena valleys, this tranquil rural retreat was originally known as the Monastery of Santa Clara and was originally built in 1666. Nowadays, luxury rooms and comfortable lounge space surround the ancient cloisters. After a relaxing day in the clean air you can return to the hotel restaurant to try some of the traditional Basque cuisine prepared in the kitchen’s oak oven and grill, which can be washed down with some of the best wines northern Spain has to offer.
Pros: Nice view from room. Good residents' lounge.
Cons: Unwelcoming reception. Lift out of action throughout stay. Persistent barking of proprietor's dog chained outside bedroom window. Buffet breakfast (included in room rate) did not materialise.
Pros: Chef and owner greeted us personally and cooked a wonderful meal. Great hospitality, and the room's furnishing, especially in the bathroom, were much better than expected for the price.
Set in Villasana de Mena and within the Mena valley, Hotel Don Pablo enjoys a beautiful, tranquil setting in the Castilla y León region of northern Spain. Hotel Don Pablo is ideal accommodation to get away from it all, and admire this picturesque landscape. From here you can go walking on one of the many routes proposed by the hotel. At the end of the day, you can dine in the hotel’s restaurant, which serves local-style cuisine. Hotel Don Pablo is also the perfect place to hold a wedding, or a business event. It has a large dining room that can accommodate up to 250 people.