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.

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Hotel Bilbao Jardines

Hotel Bilbao JardinesThis innovatively designed hotel is very well located for exploring on foot all the main sights of the city, and is close to the river in the old part [...]


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

Hesperia Zubialde

Hesperia ZubialdeThe Hesperia Zubialde is an excellent value option for visitors to the city of Bilbao, conveniently located near the world-famous Guggenheim museum an [...]

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 [...]

Roquefer Bilbao Central Rooms

Roquefer Bilbao Central RoomsLocated in the centre of Bilbao, in the Basque Country, the smart and modern Roquefer Bilbao Central Rooms provides bedrooms with balconies and gives [...]

Petit Palace Arana Bilbao

Petit Palace Arana BilbaoSet in an impressive 19th-century building, this modern hotel is situated 200 metres from the Santiago Cathedral in Bilbao. It offers free Wi-Fi and s [...]


BilboroomsWell located in Bilbao’s historic centre, this boutique hotel is situated 100m from the Arriaga Theatre. The Casco Viejo Metro Station is two minute [...]