The Best Hotels in Bilbao

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best luxury, boutique, and most charming hotels in Bilbao. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Radisson Collection Bilbao

Rated 8.8 in 2949 reviews

Radisson Collection Bilbao has a fitness centre, terrace, a restaurant and bar in Bilbao. This 5-star hotel offers room… See more

Radisson Collection Bilbao has a fitness centre, terrace, a restaurant and bar in Bilbao. This 5-star hotel offers room service, a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi. The property is 500 metres from the city centre and 1.1 km from Bilbao Fine Arts Museum.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a desk, a coffee machine, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. Radisson Collection Bilbao offers some units with city views, and all rooms have a kettle. At the accommodation the rooms come with bed linen and towels.

Radisson Collection Bilbao offers a buffet or à la carte breakfast.

Guests can make sightseeing and ticketing arrangements at the tour desk, or conduct business at the business centre.

Popular points of interest near the hotel include Arriaga Theatre, San Mamés Metro Station and San Mamés Stadium. The nearest airport is Bilbao Airport, 8 km from Radisson Collection Bilbao.

Rooms from $158

Hotel Tayko Bilbao

Rated 9.2 in 2273 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 La bodega de Ola 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 $161

The Artist Grand Hotel of Art

Rated 9.1 in 2018 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 The Artist Grand Hotel of Art 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 $175

Hotel Carlton

Rated 8.7 in 5251 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 $135

Vincci Consulado de Bilbao

Rated 9.0 in 8257 reviews

Attractively situated in Bilbao, Vincci Consulado de Bilbao features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, private… See more

Attractively situated in Bilbao, Vincci Consulado de Bilbao features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, private parking and room service. This 4-star hotel offers a tour desk and luggage storage space. The hotel has a terrace and city views, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant or a drink at the bar.

At the hotel, rooms have a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. Each room is fitted with a safety deposit box and certain rooms are fitted with river views. The rooms will provide guests with a minibar.

The daily breakfast offers buffet, vegetarian or gluten-free options.

Staff at the 24-hour front desk speak English and Spanish.

Popular points of interest near Vincci Consulado de Bilbao include Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Euskalduna Conference Centre and Concert Hall and Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. The nearest airport is Bilbao Airport, 7 km from the accommodation.

Rooms from $107

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 $126

Catalonia Gran Vía Bilbao

Rated 9.0 in 3353 reviews

Set in Bilbao, 600 metres from San Mamés Metro Station, Catalonia Gran Vía Bilbao offers accommodation with a fitness… See more

Set in Bilbao, 600 metres from San Mamés Metro Station, Catalonia Gran Vía Bilbao offers accommodation with a fitness centre, private parking, a garden and a shared lounge. With free WiFi, this 4-star hotel offers room service and a 24-hour front desk. The property is 700 metres from the city centre and 700 metres from San Mamés Stadium.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a coffee machine, 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 kettle. At the accommodation the rooms come with bed linen and towels.

A buffet breakfast is available every morning at Catalonia Gran Vía Bilbao.

The hotel offers a terrace.

Popular points of interest near Catalonia Gran Vía Bilbao include Euskalduna Conference Centre and Concert Hall, Bilbao Fine Arts Museum and Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. The nearest airport is Bilbao Airport, 7 km from the accommodation.

Rooms from $108

Hotel Miró

Rated 8.8 in 2085 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 $137

NYX Hotel Bilbao by Leonardo Hotels

Rated 8.5 in 7211 reviews

NYX Hotel Bilbao by Leonardo Hotels has a fitness centre, shared lounge, a restaurant and bar in Bilbao. This 4-star… See more

NYX Hotel Bilbao by Leonardo Hotels has a fitness centre, shared lounge, a restaurant and bar in Bilbao. This 4-star hotel offers room service, a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi. The property is 200 metres from Arriaga Theatre, and within less than 1 km of the city centre.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with 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 buffet breakfast.

The area is popular for cycling, and car hire is available at NYX Hotel Bilbao by Leonardo Hotels.

A business centre and vending machines with snacks and drinks are available on site at the hotel.

Popular points of interest near NYX Hotel Bilbao by Leonardo Hotels include Abando Train Station, Catedral de Santiago and Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. The nearest airport is Bilbao Airport, 9 km from the accommodation.

Rooms from $77

Barceló Bilbao Nervión

Rated 8.4 in 7704 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 $87

Hotel Meliá Bilbao

Rated 8.6 in 3885 reviews

Next to the Bilbao Estuary and just a few metres from the iconic Guggenheim Museum and the Euskalduna Palace, our 5-star… See more

Next to the Bilbao Estuary and just a few metres from the iconic Guggenheim Museum and the Euskalduna Palace, our 5-star hotel is the ideal place to relax and savour true Basque gastronomy. A modern hotel, designed by the prestigious architect Ricardo Legorreta and paying homage to the work of the Basque sculptor Eduardo Chillida. Travel to Bilbao and live a comprehensive experience.

Meliá Bilbao, with its elegant avant-garde architecture, provides comfortable rooms and suites with fantastic views. Enjoy the Aizian Restaurant serving the most delicious classics of Basque cuisine with local and organic produce, and end your day in our Wellness Centre equipped with a gym, sauna and semi-covered swimming pool with heated water and mountain views. And if you are travelling for work, you can hold all kinds of meetings and events in our meeting rooms."

Rooms from $156

Hotel Ilunion San Mamés

Rated 8.8 in 13432 reviews

Conveniently situated in the centre of Bilbao, Hotel Ilunion San Mamés provides air-conditioned rooms, a shared lounge… See more

Conveniently situated in the centre of Bilbao, Hotel Ilunion San Mamés provides air-conditioned rooms, a shared lounge, free WiFi and a terrace. This 4-star hotel offers room service and a 24-hour front desk. The property is non-smoking and is located less than 1 km from San Mamés Metro Station.

At the hotel, each room is equipped with a desk, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. Guest rooms include a wardrobe.

A buffet, vegetarian or vegan breakfast can be enjoyed at the property. At Hotel Ilunion San Mamés you will find a restaurant serving Spanish cuisine. Vegetarian, dairy-free and vegan options can also be requested.

Popular points of interest near the accommodation include San Mamés Stadium, Euskalduna Conference Centre and Concert Hall and Bilbao Fine Arts Museum. The nearest airport is Bilbao Airport, 10 km from Hotel Ilunion San Mamés.

Rooms from $87

Hotel Mercure Jardines de Albia

Rated 8.6 in 3928 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 $79

Bilder Boutique Hotel

Rated 9.1 in 1889 reviews

Conveniently set in Bilbao, Bilder Boutique Hotel provides air-conditioned rooms, a shared lounge, free WiFi and a… See more

Conveniently set in Bilbao, Bilder Boutique Hotel provides air-conditioned rooms, a shared lounge, free WiFi and a restaurant. This 2-star hotel offers a bar. The property is non-smoking and is located 100 metres from Arriaga Theatre.

At the hotel, each room includes a desk, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. Every room is equipped with a safety deposit box, while selected rooms have a terrace and others also offer city views. All units will provide guests with a wardrobe and a kettle.

A continental breakfast is available daily at Bilder Boutique Hotel.

Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Abando Train Station, Catedral de Santiago and Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. The nearest airport is Bilbao Airport, 9 km from Bilder Boutique Hotel.

Rooms from $100

Pensión Boutique Caravan Cinema

Rated 8.6 in 1433 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 15-20 minutes walk to Museo Guggenheim.

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 $69