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Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao

Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao

122 yd from Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
5.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (1,133 reviews)

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

£97
Hotel Miro

Hotel Miro

0.1 mi from Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (409 reviews)

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

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Hotel Conde Duque Bilbao

Hotel Conde Duque Bilbao

0.4 mi from Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (327 reviews)

Located in Bilbao City Centre, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Funicular de Artxanda, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, and …

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Hotel Carlton

Hotel Carlton

0.4 mi from Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
5.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (662 reviews)

Located in Abando, this luxury hotel is steps from Chavarri Palace and Plaza Moyua. Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and Bilbao Fin …

£91
Abando

Abando

0.6 mi from Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (449 reviews)

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

£68
Hotel Sercotel Coliseo

Hotel Sercotel Coliseo

0.6 mi from Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (779 reviews)

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

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ILUNION Bilbao Hotel

ILUNION Bilbao Hotel

0.6 mi from Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (126 reviews)

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

£48
Hotel Arenal Bilbao

Hotel Arenal Bilbao

0.8 mi from Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (308 reviews)

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

£63
Petit Palace Arana

Petit Palace Arana

0.8 mi from Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (499 reviews)

Located in Bilbao City Centre, this romantic hotel is steps from Arriaga Theater and Santiago Cathedral. Plaza Moyua and …

£60
Sercotel Hotel Gran Bilbao

Sercotel Hotel Gran Bilbao

1.6 mi from Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (267 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 …

£56

Pocket Guide: Bilbao 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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