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


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 Bilbao

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Iturrienea Ostatua

Iturrienea OstatuaIturrienea Ostatua is located on a charming pedetrian street in Bilbao's Old Town. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with [...]


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Holiday Inn Bilbao

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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 [...]

Silken Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao

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