Occidental Bilbao

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Seasonal outdoor pool, pool loungers
Seasonal outdoor pool, pool loungers
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains

Overview of Occidental Bilbao

UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge

Occidental Bilbao

4.0 star property

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Map
Av Zumalacarregui, 40, Bilbao, Vizcaya, 48006

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBasilica of Begona3 min walk
  • Popular LocationSantiago Cathedral15 min walk
  • Popular LocationBilbao City Hall16 min walk
  • AirportBilbao (BIO)11 min drive

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About this area

Bilbao

Occidental Bilbao is located in Begoña, a neighbourhood in Bilbao, and is near a metro station. Begoña BasIlica and Arriaga Theater are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Funicular de Artxanda and Club Deportivo Ganguren Golf. Museo Marítimo Ría de Bilbao and Maritime Museum are also worth visiting. Guests appreciate the hotel's convenience for public transportation: Santutxu Station is 7 minutes on foot and Basarrate Station is 12 minutes.

What's nearby

  • Basilica of Begona - 3 min walk
  • Museum of Archaeology Bizkaya - 13 min walk
  • Santiago Cathedral - 15 min walk
  • Bilbao City Hall - 16 min walk
  • Arriaga Theater - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Santutxu Station - 7 min walk
  • Bilbao (YJI-Bilbao-Abando Train Station) - 20 min walk
  • Bilbao (BIO) - 11 min drive

Restaurants

  • Liquid - 3 min walk
  • El Refugio Gastrobar - 3 min walk
  • Asia Restaurante - 4 min walk
  • Be-Oma - 4 min walk
  • Batzoki - 6 min walk

About this property

Occidental Bilbao

Eco-friendly Bilbao hotel in Begoña, near Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
This smoke-free hotel features a full-service spa, a restaurant and a fitness centre. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli and a sauna are on-site.
Occidental Bilbao offers 200 accommodations with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include baths or showers, slippers, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a sauna, a fitness centre and a seasonal outdoor pool.

Guests aged under 18 years old are not allowed in the health club or fitness facility.

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Club Metropolitan. Services include facials, body scrubs and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge.

Languages

English, French, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Tourism Certified (Spain)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (EUR 20 per day)
  • Motorhome/coach/lorry parking on site
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:30 AM: EUR 16 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Restaurants on site

  • The Kitchen

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Computer station
  • Conference space (11119 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

More

  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Bath or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 16 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: EUR 20 per day
  • Spa fee: EUR 20 per day
  • Facilities fee: EUR 20 per person, per day and includes use of: spa; fitness facilities

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Please note: Access to the spa and gym facilities is limited to once per day per person.

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1000, due to national regulations; for further details, please contact the property using the information in the booking confirmation
The seasonal pool will be open from June to September
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the health club or fitness facility
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

Bilbao Holiday Inn
Occidental Bilbao Hotel
Holiday Inn Hotel Bilbao
Holiday Inn Bilbao Hotel
Occidental Bilbao Hotel
Occidental Bilbao Bilbao
Occidental Bilbao Hotel Bilbao

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.2

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 164 out of 391 reviews
5 - Excellent 42%
Rating 4 - Good. 160 out of 391 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 45 out of 391 reviews
3 - Okay 12%
Rating 2 - Poor. 14 out of 391 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 8 out of 391 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.2/5

Eco-friendliness

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely modern spacious open plan lobby/restaurant. Nice clean heated pool but why no decked seating area/bar? Hotel is up a vey steep hill from city - solution is a 6Euro Uber on return
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Convenient. Upgraded me for free.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with family, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent stay, great pool
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice play to stay. Very well recomended.
Stayed 7 nights in Jan 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021