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Residencia Blas De Otero (Centro Adscrito a la REAJ)
2 out of 5
C/ de las Cortes, 38, Bilbao, Vizcaya
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3.6/5Good! (161 reviews)
Bilbao

"The room had a bad smell. It looked nothing like the photo of the room in the advertisement. The shower/tub were so small it were unsafe. The staff was friendly and helpful. For the price.. I guess it was ok."…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2019

Residencia Blas De Otero (Centro Adscrito a la REAJ)
Hotel Bilbao Plaza
2 out of 5
Paseo Campo Volantin 1, Bilbao, Pais Vasco
$86
per night
Apr 21 - Apr 22
4.4/5Wonderful! (448 reviews)
great stay in Bilbao

"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The staff were very friendly and accommodating (after a slight mixup with our reservation, the problem was quickly resolved to our satisfaction) Our room, which had a lovely view over the river and the local neighbourhood, was perfectly suited to our needs. The ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2019

Hotel Bilbao Plaza
La Estrella Ostatu
2 out of 5
Calle Maria Muñoz nº6, Bilbao, Vizcaya
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$51
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Apr 5 - Apr 6
3.8/5Good! (114 reviews)

"Room was very clean and the host was excellent. A little noise late at night since you are right above the tapas bar. No air condition but there was a fan in the room."…"

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2019

La Estrella Ostatu
Cosmov Bilbao Hotel**
2 out of 5
Rekalde Zumarkalea 12-14, Bilbao
$76
per night
Apr 19 - Apr 20
4.6/5Wonderful! (219 reviews)

"Fabulous- superbly comfortable bed - great location"…"

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2019

Cosmov Bilbao Hotel**
Occidental Bilbao
4 out of 5
Av Zumalacarregui, 40, Bilbao, Vizcaya
$96
per night
Apr 26 - Apr 27
4.2/5Very Good! (319 reviews)
Awesomely!

"Simply AWESOME!!!"…"

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

Occidental Bilbao
Holiday Inn Express Bilbao
3 out of 5
Zarandoa Kalea, 5, Derio, Vizcaya
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4.1/5Very Good! (1,076 reviews)

"Proximity to Bilbao airport, and free shuttle. Restaurant next to the hotel was reasonable. Both for food and price"…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Bilbao
ibis Bilbao Barakaldo
1 out of 5
Retuerto, 69 Barrio De Kareaga Norte, Barakaldo, Vizcaya
$66
per night
Apr 14 - Apr 15
4.2/5Very Good! (400 reviews)
Muy buena relación calidad-precio

"Limpio calidad precio muy bien.Esta a 10 minutos de Bilbao, las habitaciones son amplia"…"

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2019

ibis Bilbao Barakaldo
ibis Bilbao Centro
1 out of 5
Concha Jeneralen Kalea, 28, Bilbao, Vizcaya
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4.3/5Excellent! (489 reviews)

"Well kept property. Location near busy district. Short walk around 10 minutes to main train station."…"

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

ibis Bilbao Centro
Hotel Bilbao Jardines
2 out of 5
C/ Jardines 9, Casco Viejo, Bilbao, Vizcaya
$79
per night
Apr 13 - Apr 14
4.1/5Very Good! (308 reviews)

"Great location! Near to the best tourist sites in Bilbao."…"

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2019

Hotel Bilbao Jardines
Hotel Puerta de Bilbao
4 out of 5
Rio Castanos 2, Barakaldo, Vizcaya
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4.1/5Very Good! (757 reviews)

"Nice and modern room. Excellent AC, good Wifi. The food at the restaurant can be improved. Well located"…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

Hotel Puerta de Bilbao
Hotel Bilbi
2 out of 5
Calle Miribilla, 8, Bilbao, Vizcaya
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3.6/5Good! (268 reviews)
The hotel was ok

"The hotel was ok, close to the old town. The area was not so good or beautiful but for the price wasn’t too bad. The AC works great in the room. The rooms need to be updated but it was clean. The only issue was that we booked for 4 people and they gave us a room with 3 twin beds. My 8 years old kid ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019

Hotel Bilbi
Pensión La Salve
2 out of 5
Calle Artasamina, 16, Bilbao, Vizcaya
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3.5/5Good! (69 reviews)
FALSELY ASVERTISED

"I have recently returned from a 4 night stay at this hotel. As expected the hotel was basic but it is in a great location for exploring the area. The rooms can be quite noisy depending on where the room is situated and there were stains on the bed sheets and towels. When I arrived at the hotel I ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2016

Pensión La Salve
NH Collection Villa de Bilbao
4 out of 5
Gran Via, 87, Bilbao, Vizcaya
$95
per night
Apr 13 - Apr 14
4.4/5Wonderful! (550 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

NH Collection Villa de Bilbao
Barceló Bilbao Nervión
4 out of 5
Paseo Campo Volantin 11, Bilbao, Vizcaya
$101
per night
Apr 19 - Apr 20
4.3/5Excellent! (1,685 reviews)

"Stylish room with a very comfortable bed. Really happy we were able to open the windows for fresh air, a rarity in a US hotel!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2020

Barceló Bilbao Nervión
Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao
5 out of 5
Alameda de Mazarredo, 61, Bilbao, Vizcaya
$142
per night
Apr 26 - Apr 27
4.8/5Exceptional! (782 reviews)

"Location location location. Got a free upgrade, by far my favorite hotel in the whole world service wise. There are great restaurants within 5 minutes walking distance. Hands down best choice in Bilbao."…"

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2020

Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao
Photo Zabalburu Hotel
2 out of 5
c/ Pedro Martínez Artola, 8, Plaza Zabálburu, Bilbao, Vizcaya
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3.3/5 (120 reviews)

"did not like the thin walls between the rooms - next door were two loud speaking guests and could hear every word well into the night"…"

Reviewed on May 13, 2019

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Moon Hostel Bio
2 out of 5
Calle Luzarra 7, Deusto, Bilbao
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3.6/5Good! (21 reviews)

"For a hostel, it was clean, well-organized, and generally exceeded expectations. The biggest drawback was the price, at 200 Euros for the night for a room with 4 bunk beds, but it was Easter Weekend and the annual Basque Festival was on in Bilbao, so there was very limited accommodation available ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2019

Moon Hostel Bio
Hesperia Bilbao
4 out of 5
Campo Volantin, 28, Bilbao, Vizcaya
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4.4/5Excellent! (1,140 reviews)

"Very well placed, easy to find ,friendly staff,all you need is here."…"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

Hesperia Bilbao
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Cheap Hotels in Bilbao

Bilbao offers a variety of cheap accommodations and things to do, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions like Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and Santiago Cathedral, this destination is home to Etxebarria Park and Dona Casilda Iturrizar Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

If you're looking for affordable lodging choices in Bilbao, the 34 budget accommodations in the area give you plenty to choose from. These options offer competitive rates and have earned good reviews from bargain-minded travelers:

Moon Hostel Bio - 2-star hostel. You'll find free WiFi and laundry facilities at this property.

Cosmov Bilbao Hotel** - Customers like this 2-star hotel for its proximity to public transportation and comfortable beds. It offers free WiFi, air conditioning, and free newspapers.

Pensión La Salve - At this 2-star pension, you can take advantage of free WiFi, air conditioning, and laundry facilities.

Residencia Blas De Otero (Centro Adscrito a la REAJ) - 2-star hostel. You'll find free WiFi, a 24-hour fitness center, and laundry facilities at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its helpful staff and clean rooms.

Ibis Bilbao Barakaldo - Customers like this 1-star hotel for its proximity to shops and clean rooms. It offers free WiFi, free parking, and a restaurant.

Planning Your Trip to Bilbao

Haven't settled on travel dates? Use these temperature and rainfall averages to get an idea of the best months to visit so you can plan around good weather.

  • Hottest months: August, July, September, and June, with an average temperature of 71°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, December, and March, with an average temperature of 45°F
  • Rainiest months: November, January, December, and October, with an average rainfall of 0.19 inches
  • Driest months: July, May, April, and August, with an average rainfall of 0.11 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Bilbao

Bilbao attracts visitors with its bar scene and abundant cafés, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and Santiago Cathedral, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. If you're eager to get outdoors, you can enjoy the natural setting at Etxebarria Park, Dona Casilda Iturrizar Park, or Monte Artxanda.

Bilbao is also notable for its:
  • Museums
  • Art
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Historical sites
  • Theater

Getting Around Bilbao

The most convenient airport is 3.2 mi (5.2 km) away from the city center in Bilbao (BIO). If that doesn't suit your budget, you can book a flight to Vitoria (VIT), located 27.9 mi (44.9 km) away. Walk to nearby metro stations like Abando Tram Stop, Abando Station, and Arriga Tram Stop. If you want to see more of the area, ride aboard a train from Bilbao-Abando Station, Bilbao Zabalburu Station, or Bilbao Miribilla Station.

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