Bilbao is at the heart of Spain's exciting Basque country and with spectacular scenery and surrounding countryside, as well as many attractions and sights in the city you'll never be at a loss for something fun to do. When it comes to picking hotels in Bilbao you're also spoiled for choice with everything from spa hotels with luxurious services to budget hotels which offer clean, basic accommodation to the perfect apartment in a local area. Bilbao is of course home to the Bilbao Guggenheim, a futuristic silver building housing one of the finest museums of modern art in Europe. Take a stroll along the picturesque riverside to enjoy a different aspect of the city, or visit Parque Doña Casilda de Iturrizar where the glorious fountain is set to music. Be sure to spend some time in the Old Town, particularly around the Cathedral and the Plaza Nueva and don't forget to try the pinchos, every cafe and bar has these tasty sample plates and they're a fantastic way to try lots of different local delicacies.
Whether you're looking for a hotel or an apartment, there's a lot on offer in Bilbao when it comes to perfect accommodation. If you like to relax in a whirlpool or jacuzzi after a busy day exploring the attractions of the city, then 4 star Hotel Spa Husa Jardines de Albia is the one for you. However, if you like to take a different approach the Hotel Shirimiri, also known as the 'sheep hotel' is a quirky little hotel in the Old Town. Quaint decor and great service mean you can get a real feel for old Spain. The 5 star Melia Bilbao is a wonderful choice for anyone who likes their hotel to be the height of sophistication and luxury, while the 3 star Tryp Arena Hotel is a good mid priced chain hotel. If you'd like to really live like a local, why not rent your own apartment, either directly from the owners or online?
There's the perfect hotel or apartment in Bilbao for every visitor, and you're sure to have fun finding the right one for you.