The Best Hotels in Bilbao

We’ve filtered out the noise and surfaced the best luxury, boutique and most charming hotels in Bilbao for you below. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao

Rated 9.2 in 1135 reviews

Designed by Javier Mariscal, this stylish hotel is located opposite Bilbao's Guggenheim Museum. It features a roof… See more

Designed by Javier Mariscal, this stylish hotel is located opposite Bilbao's Guggenheim Museum. It features a roof terrace with spectacular views.

The air-conditioned rooms at the Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao feature carpeted floors and a private bathroom with bathtubs, bathrobe and slippers. Each room has free WiFi, USB connection and a 40" flat-screen TV with international satellite channels, HDMI.

Breakfast is served on the roof terrace with panoramic views of the city. Guests can enjoy different dining options at either the Belz restaurant, Le Café or at the Sixty-One Lobby Bar.

The hotel has a wellness centre with fitness area, sauna and Turkish bath. Staff at the 24-hour reception can provide information about what to see and do in Bilbao.

The Museum of Fine Arts and the Maritime Museum are both within 500 metres of the hotel. The city’s shopping area, including the Zubiarte Shopping Centre, are 5 minutes’ walk away.

Rooms from $214

Hotel Tayko Bilbao

Rated 9.3 in 1924 reviews

Situated in Bilbao, 200 metres from Arriaga Theatre, Hotel Tayko Bilbao was built in 1924. The property is within just… See more

Situated in Bilbao, 200 metres from Arriaga Theatre, Hotel Tayko Bilbao was built in 1924. The property is within just 0.2 km of Catedral de Santiago and 15 minutes' walk from Guggenheim Museum.

All rooms in the hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV, private bathroom with free toiletries.

Michelin-star restaurant Ola and Gastrobar Patri at Hotel Tayko Bilbao are both managed by the Michelin-starred chef Martin Berasategui.

Speaking German, English, Spanish and Basque, staff at the 24-hour front desk can help you plan your stay.

Euskalduna Conference Centre and Concert Hall is 2.2 km from Hotel Tayko Bilbao, while Bilbao Fine Arts Museum is 2.2 km from the property. The nearest airport is Bilbao Airport, 13 km from the accommodation.

Rooms from $113

Barceló Bilbao Nervión

Rated 8.4 in 5373 reviews

Overlooking Bilbao’s River Nervión, Barceló Bilbao Nervión is located 250 metres from Calatrava Bridge and 10 minutes’… See more

Overlooking Bilbao’s River Nervión, Barceló Bilbao Nervión is located 250 metres from Calatrava Bridge and 10 minutes’ walk from the Guggenheim Museum. It offers comfortable, modern rooms with free Wi-Fi.

The air-conditioned rooms at Barceló Bilbao Nervión feature satellite TV, a minibar and a work desk. The private bathrooms come with a hairdryer.

The Ibaizabal restaurant serves Basque and international dishes. The B-Lounge serves snacks and drinks.

The hotel has 24-hour reception, allowing you greater flexibility during your stay. You can also rent a bicycle or a car from the front desk.

The Barceló Bilbao Nervión is next to Bilbao’s charming old town, where you can find numerous pintxo restaurants. The main shopping streets are 5 minutes' walk away.

Bilbao Train Station is around 10 minutes’ walk from the Nervión.

Rooms from $84

Hotel Miró

Rated 8.8 in 1703 reviews

Situated opposite Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum, this boutique hotel was created by fashion designer Antonio Miró. It… See more

Situated opposite Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum, this boutique hotel was created by fashion designer Antonio Miró. It offers free WiFi and a 24-hour honesty bar.

The Hotel Miró's rooms are decorated in a minimalist style. All are equipped with a smart TV. The bathrooms have Molton Brown toiletries, bathrobes and slippers, and free mineral water is provided.

A buffet breakfast with selected local products is offered.

Hotel Miró has a well-equipped gym. Guests benefit from a personalized concierge service. Massage services are available on request for an extra charge.

The area surrounding the Miró is rich in traditional Basque restaurants. The historic city centre is 5 minutes’ walk away.

Rooms from $116

Hotel Carlton

Rated 8.7 in 3185 reviews

Centrally located in Plaza de Federico Moyúa square, this elegant hotel stands as an impressive landmark in Bilbao. It… See more

Centrally located in Plaza de Federico Moyúa square, this elegant hotel stands as an impressive landmark in Bilbao. It offers free access to its gym and spacious rooms with luxurious décor.

The rooms at Hotel Carlton feature a classic or contemporary design and include a private bathroom. They also come with air conditioning and a flat-screen TV.

Hotel Carlton offers a business centre with a PC and free internet access. There is also a printer and complimentary minibar. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.

The grand restaurant serves Basque specialities and international classics. The menu changes daily, from Monday to Friday.

Set next to Gran Vía, Carlton Hotel is less than 10 minutes’ walk from the Guggenheim Museum. Moyua Metro Station is next to the hotel, providing easy access to Bilbao and its surroundings. The airport bus stops nearby.

Rooms from $111

Hotel Meliá Bilbao

Rated 8.5 in 3240 reviews

The Meliá Bilbao is set 300 metres from the Guggenheim Museum and features design inspired by sculptor Eduardo Chillida… See more

The Meliá Bilbao is set 300 metres from the Guggenheim Museum and features design inspired by sculptor Eduardo Chillida. It offers a heated outdoor swimming pool, award-winning restaurant and a gym.

Each luxurious room at the Bilbao has flat-screen TV and a pillow menu. Bathrooms have stylish marble floors with their own adjustable heating system.

The hotel’s Aizian Restaurant was awarded a Michelin star in 2014, whilst the Quatre restaurant serves a range of Basque cuisine and has a terrace with views of Doña Casilda Park. Guests can enjoy a cocktail and tapas in the stylish Q Lounge.

Located on the 6th floor, the Meliá’s fitness room has views of Bilbao’s Nervión River. It has a sauna and offers a range of massage treatments. The Meliá Connecting Room combines two rooms. Each of the rooms has a bathroom, air conditioning and flat-screen TV.

The hotel is a 5-minute walk from Bilbao’s Bellas Artes Museum and less than 50 metres from the Palacio de Congresos Exhibition Centre. You can walk to the Guggenheim Museum and the San Mames Stadium in less than 10 minutes.

Rooms from $115

Vincci Consulado de Bilbao

Rated 9.1 in 7550 reviews

Situated in Bilbao, 800 metres from Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Vincci Consulado de Bilbao features accommodation with a… See more

Situated in Bilbao, 800 metres from Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Vincci Consulado de Bilbao features accommodation with a bar, private parking and a terrace. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The property is allergy-free and is set 1.6 km from Euskalduna Conference Centre and Concert Hall.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a wardrobe, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. At Vincci Consulado de Bilbao rooms have bed linen and towels.

A buffet breakfast is available each morning at the accommodation.

Popular points of interest near Vincci Consulado de Bilbao include Calatrava Bridge, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and Arriaga Theatre. The nearest airport is Bilbao Airport, 13 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $100

Hotel Mercure Jardines de Albia

Rated 8.7 in 2279 reviews

Located in Bilbao’s main business district, this contemporary hotel and spa is a short walk from the Guggenheim Museum… See more

Located in Bilbao’s main business district, this contemporary hotel and spa is a short walk from the Guggenheim Museum, Convention Centre and the old town. It also has a permanent modern art exhibition.

The hotel has a spa with a wide range of treatments available, for an extra charge.

The elegant rooms at the Jardines de Albia feature modern décor with bright tones. Each one has a private bathroom.

Rooms from $64

Catalonia Gran Vía Bilbao

Rated 9.0 in 1317 reviews

Catalonia Gran Vía Bilbao has a fitness centre, bar, a shared lounge and garden in Bilbao. This 4-star hotel offers room… See more

Catalonia Gran Vía Bilbao has a fitness centre, bar, a shared lounge and garden in Bilbao. This 4-star hotel offers room service and a concierge service. The hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool and a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi throughout the property.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a kettle, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a bidet. Catalonia Gran Vía Bilbao provides some units that feature a balcony, and each room comes with a coffee machine. At the accommodation the rooms come with bed linen and towels.

Continental and buffet breakfast options are available every morning at Catalonia Gran Vía Bilbao.

The hotel offers a terrace.

Popular points of interest near Catalonia Gran Vía Bilbao include Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Euskalduna Conference Centre and Concert Hall and San Mamés Stadium. The nearest airport is Bilbao Airport, 5 km from the accommodation.

Rooms from $91

Sercotel Coliseo

Rated 8.5 in 2731 reviews

Offering free WiFi, a gym and casino, Sercotel Coliseo occupies Bilbao’s former opera house. Centrally located, it is a… See more

Offering free WiFi, a gym and casino, Sercotel Coliseo occupies Bilbao’s former opera house. Centrally located, it is a 5-minute walk from Abando Metro Station and Bilbao Train Station.

The Coliseo maintains its original façade and offers contemporary décor. All air-conditioned rooms have satellite TV and a minibar. The modern rooms are heated, and have a safe and work desk.

Guests can relax in the hotel reading room, TV lounge or sun terrace.

The hotel has a 24-hour front desk and guests can hire a car at the tour desk. The property offers guests free coffee every day from 12:00 to 16:30. On-site parking is available for an extra charge. The Guggenheim Museum is just over 1 km away.

Rooms from $96

Occidental Bilbao

Rated 8.4 in 3761 reviews

Located next to the Basilica de Begoña, Occidental Bilbao offers a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and stylish… See more

Located next to the Basilica de Begoña, Occidental Bilbao offers a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and stylish air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi. Bilbao Old Town and Etxebarria Park are a 15-minute walk away.

Decorated in light colours, the spacious rooms include a flat-screen satellite TV, a desk and an electronic safe. They all have a tea and coffee maker; and the modern bathrooms also feature toiletries and a hairdryer.

A varied breakfast buffet is served daily at the Occidental Bilbao. The hotel's restaurant, serves fresh local and Mediterranean cuisine. There is a café-bar and a lobby with a fireplace.

The famous Guggenheim Museum is a 5-minute drive from the Occidental Bilbao. Bilbao Exhibition Centre and Bilbao Airport are both within a 15-minute drive. Car hire can be arranged at reception.

Club Metropolitan offers special rates for guests at their spa, indoor pool and fitness centre.

Rooms from $71

Radisson Collection Bilbao

Rated 9.2 in 269 reviews

Set in Bilbao and with Arriaga Theatre reachable within 300 metres, Radisson Collection Bilbao offers express check-in… See more

Set in Bilbao and with Arriaga Theatre reachable within 300 metres, Radisson Collection Bilbao offers express check-in and check-out, non-smoking rooms, a restaurant, free WiFi throughout the property and a fitness centre. This 5-star hotel offers a business centre and a concierge service. The hotel features city views, a terrace and a 24-hour front desk.

At the hotel, all rooms have a desk. Complete with a private bathroom fitted with a shower and bathrobes, all guest rooms at Radisson Collection Bilbao have a flat-screen TV and air conditioning, and some rooms also feature a seating area. At the accommodation the rooms come with bed linen and towels.

Continental and buffet breakfast options are available every morning at Radisson Collection Bilbao.

Popular points of interest near the hotel include Calatrava Bridge, Catedral de Santiago and Funicular de Artxanda. The nearest airport is Bilbao Airport, 5 km from Radisson Collection Bilbao.

Rooms from $138

NYX Hotel Bilbao by Leonardo Hotels

Rated 8.7 in 5971 reviews

NYX Hotel Bilbao by Leonardo Hotels has a restaurant, fitness centre, a bar and shared lounge in Bilbao. Among the… See more

NYX Hotel Bilbao by Leonardo Hotels has a restaurant, fitness centre, a bar and shared lounge in Bilbao. Among the facilities at this property are a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The accommodation features nightclub and a concierge service.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a coffee machine, a fridge, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. At NYX Hotel Bilbao by Leonardo Hotels the rooms have bed linen and towels.

Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a continental or a buffet breakfast.

NYX Hotel Bilbao by Leonardo Hotels offers a terrace. The area is popular for cycling, and car hire is available at the hotel.

A business centre and vending machines with drinks and snacks are available on site at NYX Hotel Bilbao by Leonardo Hotels.

Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Arriaga Theatre, Catedral de Santiago and Calatrava Bridge. The nearest airport is Bilbao Airport, 13 km from NYX Hotel Bilbao by Leonardo Hotels.

Rooms from $72

Hotel Ercilla is a modern hotel located in central Bilbao. It offers a fitness centre and stylish accommodation with… See more

Hotel Ercilla is a modern hotel located in central Bilbao. It offers a fitness centre and stylish accommodation with flat-screen satellite TV, free Wi-Fi and a private bathroom.

Bar Americano offers lovely breakfast, lunch and dinner. Their specialty is the Bask cousin and cocktails.

La Terraza is a cocktail bar which has lovely views to Bilbao and also offers food.

Bilbao’s stunning Guggenheim Museum is 15 minutes' walk away. There is a metro station just across the road from the hotel, connecting you with the beach within 20 minutes.

Rooms from $95

Amari by Pillow

Rated 8.9 in 2260 reviews

Located in the Bilbao City Centre district in Bilbao, 300 metres from Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Amari by Pillow features… See more

Located in the Bilbao City Centre district in Bilbao, 300 metres from Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Amari by Pillow features air-conditioned rooms and private parking.

All rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV. Rooms are equipped with a private bathroom equipped with a shower. Extras include free toiletries and a hairdryer. Amari by Pillow features free WiFi throughout the property.

There is a 24-hour reception at the property.

Etxebarría Park is 1.2 km from Amari by Pillow, while Alhondiga Bilbao is 800 metres from the property. Bilbao Airport is 5 km away.

Rooms from $74

Pensión Boutique Caravan Cinema

Rated 8.7 in 819 reviews

Pensión Boutique Caravan Cinema is located in Bilbao. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you… See more

Pensión Boutique Caravan Cinema is located in Bilbao. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with a TV and air conditioning.

Featuring a shower, private bathroom also comes with free toiletries.

Other facilities offered at the property include a shared lounge, where guests can make use of the coffee machine and free mineral water.

Pensión Boutique Caravan Cinema is in the Casco Viejo, 200 metres from Catedral de Santiago and 500 metres from Etxebarría Park.

Bilbao Airport is 8 km away.

Caravan Cinema has several tourist apartments in the Old Town of Bilbao decorated with the same vintage air and with total privacy for its occupants. They have exclusive access upon time request by our staff.

Rooms from $81

Hesperia Bilbao

Rated 8.5 in 4457 reviews

Located just across the River Nervión from Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum, Hesperia Bilbao has an eye-catching coloured… See more

Located just across the River Nervión from Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum, Hesperia Bilbao has an eye-catching coloured glass façade. Bilbao’s old town and city centre are 10 minutes’ walk away.

It offers spacious, stylish rooms with free WiFi and 42-inch satellite TV. All of the modern rooms are air-conditioned, soundproofed and feature a private bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer.

La Orilla terrace bar offers views of the city centre and the Bilbao estuary. Hesperia Bilbao offers large spaces for meetings, wedding and other events.

The hotel is 5 minutes’ walk from Bilbao’s main shopping streets and tapas bars. Concordia Train Station is around a 10-minute walk from the hotel.

Rooms from $77