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


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 [...]

Hotel Miró

Hotel MiróSituated opposite Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum, this boutique hotel was created by fashion designer Antonio Miró. It offers free WiFi and a free bar [...]

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 [...]

Meliá Bilbao

Meliá BilbaoThe Meliá Bilbao is set 300 metres from the Guggenheim Museum and features design inspired by sculptor Eduardo Chillida. It offers a heated outdoor s [...]

Hesperia Bilbao

Hesperia BilbaoLocated just across the River Nervión from Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum, Hesperia Bilbao has an eye-catching coloured glass façade. Bilbao’s old t [...]

NH Collection Villa de Bilbao

NH Collection Villa de BilbaoThis modern hotel is in the heart of Bilbao, by the San Mamés Football Stadium and the Euskalduna Palace. It offers free Wi-Fi, and guests can enjoy [...]

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 [...]