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Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao
Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao

Alameda de Mazarredo, 61, Bilbao 48009

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4.5 out of 5 (1,077 reviews)

Located in Abando, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of La Salve Bridge and Bilbao Fine Arts Museum. Guggenheim …

£98
Hotel Miro
Hotel Miro

Alameda Mazarredo 77, Bilbao 48009

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4.4 out of 5 (403 reviews)

Located in Abando, this romantic hotel is steps from Bilbao Fine Arts Museum and Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. Plaza Moyua and …

£120
Hotel Sercotel Coliseo
Hotel Sercotel Coliseo

Calle Alameda De Urquijo 13, Bilbao 48008

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4.4 out of 5 (765 reviews)

Located in Abando, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Gran Casino Bilbao and Plaza Moyua. Bilbao Fine Arts Museum and …

£80
ILUNION Bilbao Hotel
ILUNION Bilbao Hotel

Calle Rodriguez Arias 66, Bilbao 48013

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4.2 out of 5 (92 reviews)

Located in Abando, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Plaza del Sagrado Corazon, Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, and Plaza …

£72
Zenit Bilbao
Zenit Bilbao

C/ Autonomía, 58, Bilbao 48012

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4.1 out of 5 (166 reviews)

Located in Abando, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Hospital de San Francisco Javier and Plaza Moyua. Guggenheim …

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Casa Rural Mahasti
Casa Rural Mahasti

Barrio Butroi, 8, Gatika 48110

3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in the suburbs, this country house is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Castle of Butron and within 9 mi (15 km) of Sopelana Beac …

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Mercure Bilbao Jardines De Albia
Mercure Bilbao Jardines De Albia

San Vincente 6, Bilbao 48001

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3.8 out of 5 (517 reviews)

Located in Abando, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Parroquia de San Vicente Martir de Abando and Plaza Moyua. …

£81
Hotel Arenal Bilbao
Hotel Arenal Bilbao

Calle Fueros, 2, Bilbao 48005

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4 out of 5 (297 reviews)

Located in Bilbao Old Town, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of San Nicolas Church and Santiago Cathedral. Zubizuri Bridg …

£74
Sercotel Hotel Gran Bilbao
Sercotel Hotel Gran Bilbao

Indalecio Prieto Hiribidea, 1, Bilbao 48004

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4.3 out of 5 (220 reviews)

Situated in the historical district, this hotel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art and within 3 mi (5 km …

£61
Abando
Abando

Colon de Larreategui, 9, Bilbao 48001

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4.2 out of 5 (401 reviews)

Located in Abando, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Parroquia de San Vicente Martir de Abando, Plaza Moyua, and …

£70
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Pocket Guide: Abando Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Hotels

Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum isn’t just one of the largest museums in Spain. It is also one of the world’s most celebrated avant-garde buildings. Designed by celebrity architect Frank Gehry, its opening in 1997 brought a new generation of cultural tourists flocking to the city.

Visiting the Bilbao Guggenheim Museum

The Guggenheim Bilbao is open 10am to 8pm Tuesday to Sunday, but is closed all day on Mondays. There are free guided tours in English, Spanish and Basque, and committed art fans can book a paid exclusive tour with a gallery expert.

What’s on Show at Guggenheim Bilbao

The Guggenheim Bilbao specialises in contemporary painting, sculpture and installations. As you’d expect, there’s a wide range of Spanish and Basque art as well as some big international names. The building is a work of art in its own right, with an intricate, curved exterior clad in glass, titanium and limestone.

Where to Stay Near the Guggenheim Museum

Hotels near the Guggenheim Museum make a great base. As well as being close to the gallery, you’ll be near the river and the pretty Parque Republica de Abando. Even better, you can choose from some of Bilbao’s best hotels. The area around the Guggenheim Bilbao has an excellent range of accommodation, from cheap hotels, hostels and B&Bs to luxurious high-end properties and business hotels.

What to do near the Guggenheim Museum

Once you’ve finished snapping photos of the Guggenheim Bilbao exterior, take a stroll around the building and admire the art in its grounds. Look for Jeff Koons’ ‘Puppy’, a vast West Highland terrier created from floral bedding plants. Less cute, but no less enormous, is Louise Bourgeouis’s ‘Maman’ a soaring 30-foot-high spider. Once you’ve finished admiring the art, take a walk along the Nervión River through the parks and along the boardwalks of the Abandoibarra neighbourhood.

If you want a reliable brand-name hotel, a cheap and cheerful B&B, or if you’re looking for a business hotel with all the amenities, you’re sure to find something to suit near the Guggenheim Museum.

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