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

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 [...]

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 [...]

Hotel Ripa

Hotel RipaThe Ripa Hotel Bilbao is situated in the city centre, three minutes away from the train station and with perfect connections with metro and tram. Situ [...]

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 [...]


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 Vista Alegre

Hotel Vista AlegreThe Hotel Vista Alegre's offers free Wi-Fi and its excellent location in central Bilbao allows you to walk to a number of sights. Guggenheim Museum ca [...]

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 [...]