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Residencia Blas De Otero (Centro Adscrito a la REAJ)
2 out of 5
C/ de las Cortes, 38, Bilbao, Vizcaya
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £54 per night
0.39 mi from city centre
3.6/5Good! (163 reviews)
Bilbao

"The room had a bad smell. It looked nothing like the photo of the room in the advertisement. The shower/tub were so small it were unsafe. The staff was friendly and helpful. For the price.. I guess it was ok."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2019

Residencia Blas De Otero (Centro Adscrito a la REAJ)
ibis Bilbao Centro
1 out of 5
Concha Jeneralen Kalea, 28, Bilbao, Vizcaya
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £62 per night
0.49 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (504 reviews)
Good place and location

"Easy travelling with dogs and car parking under the hotel - good breakfast and friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on 1 Feb 2020

ibis Bilbao Centro
NYX Hotel Bilbao by Leonardo Hotels
3.5 out of 5
Areatza Kalea 4, Bilbao
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £60 per night
0.2 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (178 reviews)

"Es la segunda vez que me alojo en este hotel y volveré a repetir siempre. No solo por la ubicación, el diseño y lo confortables que son las habitaciones sino también por la amabilidad del personal, la limpieza y el fabuloso desayuno! Sin duda excelente."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jul 2020

NYX Hotel Bilbao by Leonardo Hotels
Hotel Bilbao Plaza
2 out of 5
Paseo Campo Volantin 1, Bilbao, Pais Vasco
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £58 per night
0.26 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (459 reviews)
City break

"Hotel location excellent between Guggenheim and old town by the river. Staff friendly and helpful. Hotel clean and certainly meets its rating"…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

Hotel Bilbao Plaza
Barceló Bilbao Nervión
4 out of 5
Paseo Campo Volantin 11, Bilbao, Vizcaya
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £74 per night
0.27 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (987 reviews)

"Stylish room with a very comfortable bed. Really happy we were able to open the windows for fresh air, a rarity in a US hotel!"…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb 2020

Barceló Bilbao Nervión
NH Bilbao Deusto
3 out of 5
Francisco Macia 9, Bilbao, Vizcaya
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £53 per night
0.99 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (185 reviews)

"Room was small and basic, but clean and comfortable. There are no ironing boards in the hotel. Friendly and helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on 26 Sep 2019

NH Bilbao Deusto
Vincci Consulado De Bilbao
4 out of 5
Alameda de Mazarredo, 22, Bilbao, Basque Country
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £72 per night
0.48 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (191 reviews)
4 days in Bilbao

"4 days spent getting to know Bilbao as party of a special birthday trip"…"

Reviewed on 23 Jan 2020

Vincci Consulado De Bilbao
Hotel Tayko Bilbao
4 out of 5
Erribera Kalea 13, Bilbao
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £93 per night
0.23 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (304 reviews)

"Everything about this hotel is great, excellent location by the River in the old town area with all the attractions on your doorstep. We had room 601 with a river view, large, bright and very quiet. The breakfast is epic and the staff very friendly and helpful.I would thoroughly recommend this ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Hotel Tayko Bilbao
Mercure Bilbao Jardines De Albia
4 out of 5
San Vincente 6, Bilbao, Vizcaya
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £75 per night
0.2 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (989 reviews)

"Great hotel close to the river promenade and the Guggenheim. Great restaurants within a couple of blocks"…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2020

Mercure Bilbao Jardines De Albia
Hotel Silken Indautxu Bilbao
4 out of 5
Plaza Bombero Etxaniz S/n, Bilbao, Vizcaya
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £71 per night
0.66 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (768 reviews)

"Liked the lobby, the large bathroom and the balcony"…"

Reviewed on 8 Jan 2020

Hotel Silken Indautxu Bilbao
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Visiting Bilbao

History buffs will enjoy exploring Bilbao, and visitors give high marks for the fascinating museums, abundant cafes and lively bar scene. Tourists who journey to this walkable city can discover its art, shopping and restaurants. Top sights in the city include Santiago Cathedral, Zubizuri Bridge and Plaza Moyua.

  • There are 250 hotels and other accommodation options in Bilbao
  • The closest major airport is in Bilbao (BIO), 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Vitoria (VIT), 27.9 mi (44.9 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Bilbao

Known for its museums, art and theatres, the city's cultural venues include Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao Fine Arts Museum and Arriaga Theater. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Santiago Cathedral, Zubizuri Bridge, and Plaza Moyua. The city's natural beauty is on display at Monte Artxanda, Estuary of Bilbao and Sopelana Beach.

In Barakaldo, you can choose from 250 accommodation choices and hotels to make planning easier for your perfect holiday retreat at an affordable rate. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Cosmov Bilbao Hotel** - Guests who stay at this 2-star hotel in Abando can enjoy access to parking and concierge services, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its convenient parking and central location.
  • Agroturismo Ibarrondo Etxea - Our customers like the breakfast and quiet location at this country house. This 3-star country house features free WiFi, free parking and a terrace.
  • Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao - This 5-star hotel in Abando features a restaurant, free WiFi and a health club. Expedia customers like its bar and comfortable, quiet rooms.

Other favourite sights in Bilbao include San Mames Stadium, Bilbao Exhibition Centre and Vizcaya Bridge.

Getting around Bilbao

With so many transport options, exploring Bilbao is easy. Walk to nearby metro stations such as Abando Tram Stop, Abando Station and Arriga Tram Stop. If you want to see more of the area, ride aboard a train from Bilbao-Abando Station, Bilbao Zabalburu Station or Bilbao Miribilla Station.

Dressing for Bilbao

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 15°C and the night-time average to be 7°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 21°C during the day and 9°C at night
  • July to September averages 22°C during the day and 14°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 20°C during the day and 7°C at night
  • About 43 millimetres of rain falls on Bilbao each year
  • Hottest months are usually August and July with an average temperature of 22°C, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 7°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Bilbao?
Casa Rural Errota-Barri is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 3-star country house offers free WiFi and free parking. Other top choices based on traveller reviews include Cosmov Bilbao Hotel** and Hotel Tayko Bilbao.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Bilbao, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the best deals in Bilbao.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Bilbao?
Based on reviews, Residencia Blas De Otero (Centro Adscrito a la REAJ) is a popular 2-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a 24-hour fitness centre. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Hotel Bilbao Plaza and La Estrella Ostatu.
What's the best hotel for a family holiday in Bilbao?
Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao is a top 5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and laundry facilities. Other options for your child-friendly holiday include Hotel Carlton and Hotel Gran Bilbao. Also, attractions such as Maritime Museum and Getxo Aquarium are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a couple visiting Bilbao?
Petit Palace Arana is a favourite 3-star hotel for couples, and features free WiFi and concierge services. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include Hotel Miro and Barceló Bilbao Nervión.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Bilbao?
Ibis Bilbao Barakaldo is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Two other good options to stay with your pet include Hotel Ercilla Lopez de Haro and Palacio Urgoiti.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Bilbao?
Petit Palace Tamarises is a top 3-star beach hotel with free WiFi and free bike rentals. Other good options to stay near the beach include Hotel Embarcadero and Hotel Igeretxe. Head to Sopelana Beach or Playa de las Arenas for some quality time by the water.
What's the best high-end hotel in Bilbao?
Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao is a 5-star hotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Hotel Carlton and Hotel Melia Bilbao are two other upscale options for your trip.
What's the best boutique hotel in Bilbao?
Hotel Miro is a favourite 4-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a bar and spa services. Photo Zabalburu Hotel and Petit Palace Arana are other choices for a boutique stay.
What's the best golf hotel in Bilbao?
Palacio Urgoiti is a 4-star hotel featuring a restaurant and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include Petit Palace Tamarises and Hotel Torrebillela. Visit Club Deportivo Ganguren Golf or Meaztegi Golf to perfect your golf swing.
Where's the best place to stay in Bilbao to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Barceló Bilbao Nervión is a top 4-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a restaurant and free WiFi. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Petit Palace Arana and Casual Bilbao Gurea. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Arriaga Theater, Vizcaya Bridge and Palacio de la Diputación Foral de Vizcaya.
What are some accommodations with pools in Bilbao?
Hotel Melia Bilbao is a popular 5-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, 2 restaurants and free WiFi. A couple of other options that feature an on-site pool include Occidental Bilbao and Palacio Urgoiti.

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