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Bilbao, Spain Hotels and City Guide

Bilbao Hotels and Bilbao Guide with Bilbao maps, top attractions, room reservations and hotel deals at a wide range of the best Bilbao hotels

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Barcelo Avenida  

Barcelo Avenida

Avenida Zumalacarregui 40, Bilbao, Spain

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Hotel Lopez de Haro  

Hotel Lopez de Haro

Obispo Orueta 2 Bilbao 48009 Spain

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Tryp Arenal  

Tryp Arenal

Los Fueros, 2 Bilbao 48005 Spain

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Tryp Sondika  

Tryp Sondika

Carretera De La Avanzada, 2-4 Sondika (Bilbao) 48150 Spain

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A shining new star in the heart of Bilbao has made all the difference to this lovely Spanish city with its historical Old Town. Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Museum transformed Bilbao from a small-scale industrial port city to a fantastic retreat in-line with the most visited European destination cities.

The sixth-largest city and home to one of Spain’s biggest ports, Bilbao is the political capital of the Basques and is renowned for its shipbuilding history. In the past, Bilbao was not known as a popular tourist destination and, owing to its grime covered buildings, has even been described as a grey, decaying smokestack city. Today, however, this coastal city has undergone an urban renewal - a positive step towards improving Bilbao’s tourist industry.

In the centre of the city’s convergence towards this more inviting environment is the Guggenheim Museum, the city’s miracle worker. Along with its construction, Bilbao saw an astonishing demand for its fabulous food, art and nightlife. Continuing to entice the traveller from all wakes of life, Bilbao is a hotspot for the nature and history lover.

Bilbao’s Old Town area is famous for its monuments as well as the excellent choice of dining options and fashionable boutiques it offers. Nightlife is also in no short supply - the Old Town features many nightspots and pubs for dining, dancing and even partying throughout the night.

From a small village on the Nervion River to a major industrial seaport to a refreshing tourist destination, Bilbao’s importance has grown with time - and today more than ever, it is attracting thousands of visitors from worldwide destinations.


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Bilbao Facts

Bilbao Population: 343,000 (Source: UN Population Estimate Revision 2003)
Spain Population: 41,184,000 (Source: UN Population Estimate Revision 2003)
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Time Zone: GMT plus one hour
Language: Spanish, Basque and English





Hotels in Bilbao, Spain

Barcelo Avenida

Barcelo Avenida

Avenida Zumalacarregui 40, Bilbao, Spain

The Barcelo Avenida offers an excellent location in the city of Bilbao, next to the Begonas Basilica, a few minutes from the Guggenheim Museum and only 12 minutes from the airport, so it is strategically situated close to all the major sights and attractions, as well...




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Hotel Lopez de Haro

Hotel Lopez de Haro

Obispo Orueta 2 Bilbao 48009 Spain

Atmosphere abounds in the busy port and fascinating plazas of historic Bilbao, where Spanish merchants built their trade across the seas. An oasis of calm amidst all this hustle and bustle is the elegant Hotel Lopez de Haro. In the centre of Bilbao, near its main street,...




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Tryp Arenal

Tryp Arenal

Los Fueros, 2 Bilbao 48005 Spain

The hotel is located in the historical city center of Bilbao, next to the Arriaga Theatre and a few steps from the Abando Railway Station. Very close to the Guggenheim Museum.




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Tryp Sondika

Tryp Sondika

Carretera De La Avanzada, 2-4 Sondika (Bilbao) 48150 Spain

The recently constructed hotel is located in the Txorierri valley, close to the International Airport of Bilbao (BIO) and the Sondika Technology Park "Zamudio". 15 minutes walking distance from the town of Sondika. The famous Guggenheim Museum is closeby.




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Barcelo Hotel Nervion

Barcelo Hotel Nervion

Paseo del Campo de Volantin 11, Bilbao, Spain

In city center and barely 10 minutes walk from the Guggenheim Museum, the symbol of the new Bilbao, the Barceló Hotel Nervión is in a privileged location in the city with views over the ""Ria"" (estatuary) and the Calatrava walkway. Only 5 minutes wlaking... more
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NH Deusto

NH Deusto

Francisco Maci, 9, 48014 Bilbao,

DescriptionIn the NH Deusto Hotel you will find the perfect setting for business meetings, conventions, conferences or social affairs such as banquets or parties. The facilities can accommodate from 12 to 76 persons, catering to each particular event. The... more
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NH Palacio de Oriol

NH Palacio de Oriol

Avda. Joaquin Murrieta, 27, 48980 Bilbao,

Description19 halls accommodating from 10 to 900 attendants make the NH Eurobuilding the primary choice of convention organizers. Named after European capitals, these spacious, light-filled and modern halls create a functional setting for any type of event.... more
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NH Villa de Bilbao

NH Villa de Bilbao

Gran Va, 87, 48011 Bilbao,

DescriptionThe five meeting rooms in the NH Villa de Bilbao Hotel are fully equipped to handle all types of events. The different sized halls and flexible floor plans are adaptable to different sized meetings and events (business meetings, conventions,... more
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