Hotels in the Basque Country

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The entire region abounds in natural and architectural beauties which make a trip in this part of Spain a unique and unforgettable experience. The offer of accommodations is so wide that it is hard to list all possibilities.

In this guide we will mention only the so called Paradores, a typology of structures that can be considered unique in Spain and probably in Europe. The Paradores are old castles, palaces and monasteries converted into luxurious hotels.

The following hotels were chosen from a list of structures which obtained the best reviews from guests:

VILLA SORO **** – San Sebastián

The hotel Villa Soro is an old building of the XIX century which was completely restructured and converted into a luxurious lodging, provided with all comforts. The hotel combines traditional beauty with modern comfort, such as wi-fi connection and free private parking.

HOTEL CARLTON ***** – Bilbao

Situated in the old town of Bilbao, this hotel can boast some illustrious personalities among its guests, such as King Alfons XII, the writer Federico Garcia Lorca and the opera singer Maria Callas, all attracted by the building refined look.

The structure dates from the XIX century, and has been converted into a hotel provided with numerous facilities such as free wi-fi connection and restaurant.

Hotel Consigliati

Silken Indautxu

Silken IndautxuSituated within a 15-minute walk of Bilbao’s famous Guggenheim Museum, this elegant hotel offers stylish, air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi. Sil [...]


AbandoThe Abando Hotel is located in central Bilbao, opposite Abando Metro Station and 150 metres from Abando Indalecio Prieto Railway Station. Its air-cond [...]


SirimiriFree internet, flat-screen TVs and limited free parking are available at Sirimiri Hotel. The hotel is a 5-minute tram journey from the Guggenheim, in [...]

Hotel Carlton

Hotel CarltonCentrally located in Plaza de Federico Moyúa square, this elegant hotel stands as an impressive landmark in Bilbao. It offers free access to its gym [...]

Hotel Photo Zabalburu

Hotel Photo ZabalburuHotel Photo Zabalburu offers unique décor and free Wi-Fi in rooms and public areas. It is located in central Bilbao, 200 metres from the Vista Alegre [...]

Zenit Bilbao

Zenit BilbaoZenit Bilbao is in central Bilbao’s Indautxu district, 10 minutes from Atlétic Bilbao FC’s San Mamés Stadium. It offers a fitness centre and sty [...]

Ercilla López de Haro

Ercilla López de HaroThis boutique hotel offers a Moet & Chandon champagne bar, a traditional Basque restaurant and stylish rooms with flat-screen satellite TV. Bilbao’s [...]