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Travel to Bilbao

Where to stay in Bilbao

Find the best Bilbao areas and neighborhoods for the activities you enjoy most. Learn more about Bilbao

Top Hotels in Bilbao

NH Collection Villa de Bilbao
NH Collection Villa de Bilbao
4 out of 5
Gran Via, 87, Bilbao, Vizcaya
The price is ¥6,951 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6
4.4/5Wonderful! (582 reviews)

"Location was perfect & the staff was knowledgeable & most helpful .. will definitely return!!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

NH Collection Villa de Bilbao
Hotel Melia Bilbao
Hotel Melia Bilbao
5 out of 5
Lehendakari Leizaola, 29, Bilbao, Vizcaya
The price is ¥8,010 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
4.4/5Wonderful! (983 reviews)

"Liked the pool, was lovely to swim and look at the view. Also, the view from my room was particularly lovely of the a little park and people walking their dogs."…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

Hotel Melia Bilbao
Puente Colgante Boutique Hotel
Puente Colgante Boutique Hotel
3 out of 5
Maria Diaz de Haro Kalea, 2, Portugalete, Vizcaya
The price is ¥7,959 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
4.1/5Very Good! (305 reviews)
Great stopover for ferry.

"Just an overnight stop before early ferry next day. Staff were friendly and our accommodation was very clean and spacious. (Love the Spanish hotels without those horrible carpets we get in uk.) Room had a view over the river, the bridge ferry and promenade. Just a 15 minute drive to ferry next morning. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2020

Puente Colgante Boutique Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top things to do in Bilbao

Bilbao Beach Vacation

There's nothing like a Bilbao vacation to give yourself a little boost. The sound of rolling surf and the smell of salty air will help refresh your mind and body. To be near the city center on your trip to Bilbao, find a hotel around Sopelana Beach (just 9 miles (15 km) away). If the plan is to stay for a while, check out our Bilbao packages. Not only will you save some money, you'll also have other stunning beaches around you to explore, like Arrigunaga Beach and Playa del Lastrón. Now that's a win-win!

Things You Should Know About Bilbao

  • Nothing says vacation like staying near the water. If you happen to agree, check out what's available among our Bilbao beach hotels.
  • Apartments, such as Casa Txema and Apartamento en Mikel Zarate, are also popular types of properties here. Compare amenities and prices and take your pick!
  • Alternatively, let one of our All-Inclusive hotels in Bilbao deal with all the finer details. That means more time for you to devote yourself to the pressing task of unwinding and relaxing.
  • Want to know what Bilbao has to offer? It's hard to go past local knowledge. As soon as you arrive, strike up a conversation with a few of the 354,900 people who live here. Check out our useful Bilbao things to do page, too.
  • Save big on experiences with our Bilbao vacation deals. With major attractions like Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to discover, this popular destination will keep you on the go.

Frequently asked questions

How much does a Bilbao vacation package cost?
The most affordable Bilbao package is , so the trip of your dreams can become a reality — without a hefty price tag. Combine flights, hotels and car rentals to create a package that fits you.
If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my Bilbao vacation package?
If your travel plans in Bilbao have changed, it’s good to know that it’s possible to cancel or amend your booking. If you booked less than 24 hours ago, you may be able to receive a refund. If your booking is older than that, your airline, hotel or car rental company may impose fees. To find out more, check our Customer Service Portal.
How do I get a cheap travel package to Bilbao?
Book everything in the one place with our Bilbao vacation packages. We have deals on flights, hotels and more that’ll keep your credit card happy and your adventurous spirit busy. In fact, you can save as much as 40,450 YEN when you combine your bookings. And, with more than 400 airlines and 321,000 properties all over the world to choose from, you’ll have the flexibility to mix and match all you want.
Where should I stay in Bilbao?
Abando is a busy part of Bilbao that no wanderer should miss. If going to Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and Plaza Moyua is important to you, spending your nights in this neighborhood could be a great idea. Another option is Art District. From here, it’ll be easy for you to get to Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and Bilbao Fine Arts Museum.
What are the top hotels in Bilbao?
If you’d like to stay in the Bilbao City Centre neighborhood, some frequently booked options are Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao and Hotel Carlton. Abando is also a well-known Bilbao area. We recommend Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao or Hotel Carlton if you choose this part of the city.
When is the best time of year to visit Bilbao?
The best time to visit Bilbao depends on you. If you’re vacationing on a budget, perhaps avoid , which is considered to be the most expensive time of year. is usually when you’ll pick up the best deals. To enjoy the buzz of peak season, take off in . are the quietest months to visit and a good idea if you want to get away from the crowds.
How far in advance should I book my Bilbao vacation?
Browse Expedia to compare international fares as soon as possible. In many cases, you can purchase a seat up to 12 months before departure. If you can’t find your preferred air carrier, or you’re booking late, don’t worry. Cheap tickets to Bilbao sometimes appear a few weeks before the date of departure.
What does an Expedia Bilbao travel package include?
Expedia has everything you need to organize your Bilbao trip, but what goes into your package is up to you. Choose from a combination of hotels, flights and rental cars. Looking for some activities or tours to keep you on the go? Once you’ve made your booking, you can add them too. No matter your style, there’s a deal to match your needs.
What should I know before booking a Bilbao travel package?
You can save big by bundling your hotels, airfares and rental cars. Once you’ve made your booking, add on fun stuff like day tours or experiences. Your next unforgettable vacation is only a few clicks away.
Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later Bilbao vacation packages?
If your reason for travel has arisen suddenly, Expedia can help take the financial load off your shoulders. Working in conjunction with online lender Affirm, we provide a Book Now, Pay Later solution for all package bookings. It’s easy to set up a payment schedule for your journey that works for you.
Can I choose my airline with a Bilbao Expedia vacation package?
Yes — that’s the beauty of an Expedia vacation package. You get to choose. We have more than 550 partner airlines all over the world, so you have options galore when putting together your Bilbao getaway.