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Botxo Gallery - Youth Hostel Bilbao Gallery Two Reviews

Avenida de las Universidades, 5, Bilbao, Spain

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256 Total Reviews
  • 76%Value For Money
  • 62%Security
  • 92%Location
  • 71%Staff
  • 63%Atmosphere
  • 62%Cleanliness
  • 60%Facilities

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Night time people just let others in and it's honestly a little sketchy. There should be a nighttime staff.

  • 28th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


32 beds in one room. Impossible to sleep in the smelly 3 tier bunk beds. Super noisy. They ONLY provide sheets and force you to pay to rent a blanket, lock, or towel individually. Plugs are only in the common area to charge devices but because the reception leaves at 10 people can wander in from the street if the door is opened for them. Practically no security at all. Oh BTW saw a few cockroaches in there roaming around. Coed bathroom dormstyle. Just do yourself a favor and stay anywhere else.


This hostel is... they've taken a big room and filled it with triple bunks. It fills its purpose and is cheap, but has no atmosphere or really anything going on.


Average - as you'd expect for a large dorm. Not much by way of facilities. Great location. Poor security - reception closed early and there was only a simple pin needed to enter. Just bring your own padlock for the locker if this is a concern I suppose.


An amazing staff and location as well as the good there is priceless.

  • 25th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Egypt
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


El hostal esta limpio, pero las habitaciones huelen terrible. El baño es grande y cómodo. Lo mejor de todo es el precio tan bajo y la vista inmejorable frente al Guggenheim


You can't beat the location, and the price is pretty good for what you get. However the kitchen consists of a microwave and fridge, there are only three showers for the 36 bed dorm, the wifi kept cutting out and the fact that the reception closes so early means people can bring back whoever they want to the hostel to sleep there. As mentioned previously there were some very strange people there and I didn't feel entirely comfortable, especially with no one manning the reception at night.

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