Important: This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local, and health advisories for this destination before you book.

Bilbao Historic Hotels & Accommodation

Search over 1 million properties and 550 airlines worldwide

Members save 10% more on select hotels, cars and activities. Sign up.

Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.

Best Bilbao Historic Hotels

Casa Txema
4.5 out of 5
Barrenkale Barrena 12-1, Bilbao
The price is AU$171 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)

"excellent location and very spacious. Txema himself was waiting for us and showed us around, plus provided great advice. You could walk everywhere and we were in the heart of the old town. My only negative comment was on the beds, the mattresses were lumpy and this could be fixed easily."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jun. 2018

Casa Txema
Hotel Gran Bilbao
4 out of 5
Indalecio Prieto Hiribidea, 1, Bilbao, Vizcaya
The price is AU$165 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (663 reviews)

"Great staff, very welcoming. Great size rooms and huge bed"…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb. 2020

Hotel Gran Bilbao
Hotel Bilbao Plaza
2 out of 5
Paseo Campo Volantin 1, Bilbao, Pais Vasco
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$108 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (457 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 5 Nov. 2019

Hotel Bilbao Plaza
Hotel Carlton
5 out of 5
Plaza Federico Moyua 2, Bilbao, Vizcaya
Get Rates
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,249 reviews)

"Property is really nice and very well located able to walk to all mayor attractions"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

Hotel Carlton
Hotel Sercotel Coliseo
4 out of 5
Calle Alameda De Urquijo 13, Bilbao, Vizcaya
The price is AU$132 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,366 reviews)

"Location and restaurant staff. Very helpfull and kind"…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar. 2020

Hotel Sercotel Coliseo
Hesperia Bilbao
4 out of 5
Campo Volantin, 28, Bilbao, Vizcaya
Get Rates
4.4/5Excellent! (1,144 reviews)
Great Hotel

"We had a junior suite with views over the river. It was everything we had wished for this short break. The hotel is in a really good location. The breakfast excellent and the staff were very helpful and friendly."…"

Reviewed on 1 Feb. 2020

Hesperia Bilbao
Iturrienea Ostatua
2 out of 5
Calle Santa Maria 14, Bilbao, Vizcaya
Get Rates
4.3/5Excellent! (3 reviews)
Nice place to stay in old town Bilbao.

"This pension is in old town and very easy to find. The proprietor emailed us ahead of time with specific directions. The room was basic, but nice, and comfortable (though oddly decorated). I didn't have time to find out if this building had a history based on the decor we saw. The bathroom was older, ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct. 2013

Iturrienea Ostatua
Barceló Bilbao Nervión
4 out of 5
Paseo Campo Volantin 11, Bilbao, Vizcaya
Get Rates
4.3/5Excellent! (1,698 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 15 Feb. 2020

Barceló Bilbao Nervión
7 Kale Bed and Breakfast
2 out of 5
Andra Maria Kalea 13, 1, Bilbao, Bizkaia
Get Rates
4.3/5Excellent! (39 reviews)
Easy to get to

"Very close to river and transport but in the heart of old city. Wonderful to be there so close to lots of cafes and restaurants as we only had one night."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jun. 2018

7 Kale Bed and Breakfast
Hotel Conde Duque Bilbao
3 out of 5
Paseo Campo Volantin, 22, Bilbao, Vizcaya
Get Rates
4.2/5Excellent! (408 reviews)

"Hotel staff was very helpful."…"

Reviewed on 30 Oct. 2018

Hotel Conde Duque Bilbao
Abando
4 out of 5
Colon de Larreategui, 9, Bilbao, Vizcaya
Get Rates
4.2/5Excellent! (906 reviews)

"Good location, walkable to good restaurants and bars. A tad loud at night, but nothing a white noise app can’t fix. We found staff to be nice and professional. Would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 25 Dec. 2019

Abando
Basque Boutique
2 out of 5
Calle De La Torre, 2 1, Bilbao, Vizcaya
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$98 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (127 reviews)
Great quirky hotel in the heart of the old town

"Great quirky hotel. All rooms featured something about Basque culture. My room featured music with a double base forming part of the clothes rail and a mini piano we used as a table. The staff were attentive and answered all our questions in a friendly manner. The hotel was clean and well presented ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct. 2019

Basque Boutique
Casual Bilbao Gurea
2 out of 5
C/ Bidebarrieta 14 3º, Bilbao, Vizcaya
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$98 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (280 reviews)

"Loved the friendliness & helpfulness at reception - even after a slight room 'mix-up' everything was quickly and smoothly resolved. Nice, relaxed vibe. Lovely, simple but modern and clean rooms and bathrooms...."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb. 2020

Casual Bilbao Gurea
All Iron Hostel
2 out of 5
Calle Jose Maria Ugarteburu 2, Bilbao, Vizcaya
Get Rates
4.1/5Very Good! (34 reviews)

"Clean and nice place. I did not like the man sleeping in the room with us"…"

Reviewed on 5 Sep. 2019

All Iron Hostel
Sercotel Arenal Bilbao
3 out of 5
Calle Fueros, 2, Bilbao, Vizcaya
The price is AU$100 per night
4/5Very Good! (594 reviews)

"Nice location on the edge of Casco Viejo (Old Town). River view, close to bars and restaurants, safe walking area. A great property. Completely modern renovation of an classic old building."…"

Reviewed on 30 Oct. 2019

Sercotel Arenal Bilbao
Petit Palace Arana
3 out of 5
C/ Bidebarrieta, 2, (en frente del teatro Arriaga), Bilbao, Vizcaya
Get Rates
3.9/5Good! (789 reviews)
Nice stay in Bilbao

"Pleasant and helpful staff. Perfect location. Comfortable stay. Hotel undergoing renovation work but was not an issue."…"

Reviewed on 23 Jan. 2020

Petit Palace Arana
Aliciazzz
2 out of 5
Calle Sombrereria, 1, Bilbao, Vizcaya
Get Rates
3.8/5Good! (64 reviews)
Great location in the heart of the old town.

"The location is great to walk to the bar and restaurant district. Also can walk along the river or catch the tram to the Guggenheim Gallery. I had the single room which is a small space. Ok if you are out most of the time and want a clean shower and bed. If you ffg follow the instructions getting ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jun. 2019

Aliciazzz
Apartamento en Bilbao Indautxu
3.5 out of 5
Calle Maria Diaz de Haro 17 1D, Bilbao
The price is AU$233 per night
3.8/5Good! (4 reviews)
Damp and mouldy

"Smells really badly of damp, lots of mould on walls, on furniture and in drawers"…"

Reviewed on 16 Sep. 2018

Apartamento en Bilbao Indautxu
Don't see what you're looking for?
We've got more Historic Hotels. Find the right one for you.
View all properties
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.

There are many things to love about Bilbao. Home to great restaurants, a thriving arts scene, and plenty of outdoor spaces, there are truly an unlimited number of ways to enjoy your holiday. In addition to its modern-day marvels, Bilbao is also known for its rich history. Choose to immerse yourself in local life firsthand by booking your stay at one of the best historic hotels in Bilbao.

Historic accommodation in Bilbao will lend an air of glamour to your stay. As you stroll through the lobby, notice the refined lighting fixtures and intricate floor detailing that have been preserved over the years. The elegant amenities extend to your room, where you may enjoy vintage styling and opulent touches that make you feel as though you’ve stepped back in time. After taking the time to unpack and relax in your room, venture out into the streets of Bilbao to explore the many landmarks and museums that also bring you back to yesteryear.

Whether you spend your time brushing up on local lore or simply want to experience the stately atmosphere of a Bilbao historic hotel, we’ve got you covered. We have an array of properties offering the amenities and vintage vibes you crave, and that are well-suited for both solo travel and for meeting the needs of you and your entire travel party. Boasting contemporary luxuries as well as well-preserved pieces of history, we have Bilbao accommodation in a historic setting that will make your next holiday one for the books.

More trip options

Travelers loved these Historic Hotels