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Reviewed 10 December 2019

The hotel lobby was beautiful. Our room overlooked the Guggenheim, so that view was unbeatable. Our room was very large. The biggest negative was the bathroom. It was a totally open concept, meaning no door to the toilet area, the bath and separate shower were on wood slats with no door. The shower area itself was pinned in by the bathtub. The toilet seat was not a slow moving (quiet seat), so I am not sure when this bathroom was renovated if ever. We couldn't get the heat quite right, and we found the bed quite hard, both waking up with sore shoulders, etc.

The upper floor restaurant had a great view, and the staff were very attentive. The food was of high quality, and I got to have a green juice every morning. We did eat lunch in the Cafe, and it was fairly good as well.

The hotel was well located for both the old and new towns.

Date of stay: December 2019
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GranHotelDomine, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2019

Dear Thetorontotraveller,

Thank you for choosing our Gran Hotel Domine as your hotel in Bilbao. We are so proud to know that you have enjoyed the room, the views and the atentions of our staff. We are constantly renovating and improving our installations, and that's why of course, we always take note of your comments. Our Guest opinions are our most valuable thing, and what make us get better many times. It will be our plesure to welcome you again in a close future and to offer you even a better stay. Best regards,

Maite Abascal
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Reviewed 27 November 2019

Gran Hotel Domine is expensive but worth the price if you want to splurge for a few days. We got a room with view of the Guggenheim. Puppy was across the street and the Gehry masterwork right behind. Beautiful day and night. The hotel is easy walk to the Museum of Fine Arts which has a great collection. (Better art than the Guggenheim) We saw the Isabel Baquedano show -- magnificent.

Room tip: Get room with view of Guggenheim
Date of stay: November 2019
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GranHotelDomine, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2019

Dear Mr. Greg D,
We would like to thank you greatly for your contribution to this page to express your satisfaction regarding your stay with us. It is always an honor to know that we have met the expectations of our guests. Please, hope you will be back soon, so you can enjoy our facilities again.
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Maite Abascal
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Reviewed 22 November 2019

This is an excellent hotel conveniently located across the road from the Guggenheim museum. We drove there for a short break and the parking facility at the hotel was a bonus. Our room was spacious and had a view looking down into the internal courtyard. The breakfast terrace is lovely with views across the city and the Guggenheim. They also offered a lot of gluten free options which meant I could have something different each day, not common. We enjoyed some drinks in the bar one evening with some tapas and the atmosphere was great, along with the decor. The hotel is also a short walk to the main shopping areas, the old town and many restaurants and tapas bars. Would return here anytime!

Date of stay: January 2019
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2  Thank gallivantinglaura
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GranHotelDomine, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2019

Dear Mrs Beats,

On behalf of the entire team, thank you very much for your feedback. We appreciate the trust placed in choosing our Gran Hotel Domine. It’s a pleasure to know that we have met your expectations, creating a memorable experience. We have already transmitted your comments to our breakfast team, who always work very hard to create smiles from early in the morning, and to our Sixty One bar colleagues that keep with that work in the afternoon. We hope to have you back very son and we send you our best regards,

Maite Abascal
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Reviewed 15 November 2019

We splurged a little to get this location directly across the street from the Guggenheim and it was well worth it. We particularly enjoyed the rooftop terrace where they serve a wonderful breakfast. The view of the Guggenheim and the city from this terrace is lovely. It is a new hotel with modern decor. Our room was comfortable, though a little different with curved windows facing the courtyard. Since the courtyard is small and there is little privacy from the rooms across the courtyard. So, we kept our curtains drawn. We enjoyed walking from the hotel to the Old Town by crossing on pedestrian bridges to walk the promenades up one side of the river to the Old Town and back on the other side of the river. The hotel is also close to the shopping district, tapa bars and public transportation.

Room tip: If possible get a room facing the street rather than the courtyard
Date of stay: October 2019
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2  Thank LoveTravel690667
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GranHotelDomine, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2019

Dear LoveTravel690667,
We thank you for choosing our Gran Hotel Domine as your hotel in Bilbao and for taking the time to evaluate your stay. It is a pride to know that we have met your expectations and that you have enjoyed a memorable experience with us. Regarding your room, I just want to clarify that we have diferent categorys, some interiors and others with views. in case of wanting to try a diferent type of room in your next stay. Anyhow it will be our plesure to welcome you again and offer you even a better stay.
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Maite Abascal
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Reviewed 10 November 2019

It was a awesome escape weekend from Barcelona - great weather, food, location - would absolutely go back anytime! If we hadn't had plans to plans to go to San Sebastian we would of stayed for a few more days.

Date of stay: November 2019
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EstitxuEtxebarria, Guest Assistant at Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2019

Dear Mrs. Serena,

Greetings from Gran Hotel Domine! Thank you for choosing our Hotel as your accomodation in Bilbao. We appreciate your time in sharing with us your kind words regarding our facilities, location and service.
We are extremely flattered to have met your expectation and to leave you pleasant and unforgettable memories.
Care is the core of our service! We are commited to provide each and every one of our guests a simple, smart, spot on experience. We are eager to see that we have been successful!
Please keep recommending us and we look forward to welcoming you again very soon!
Kind Regards,

Estitxu Etxebarria Garcia
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