Hotels Near Bilbao Christmas Market 2021

Are you planning to stay in Bilbao during the Christmas market? We have created the latest guide for Bilbao to help you find a restaurant, an activity, a guided tour and best hotel close to the Bilbao Christmas Market for the Winter of 2021!

Bilbao Christmas Market is a Christmas market held every year in Bilbao, Spain.

This year the market runs from 1st December 2021 to 6th January 2022. The Christmas Market is located on the square of Bailén street.

How is the weather in Bilbao in December?

 The average temperature in Bilbao in December is about 17° / 6° (low) and light rain is possible as well. A warm, waterproof coat or jacket and a hat for windy days is a must during the winter in Bilbao and Spain if you plan to visit during the Christmas period!

Best Restaurants in Bilbao for the perfect Christmas Dinner

1. Restaurante Porrue
2. Gure Toki
3. Al Margen
4. Perita
5. Casa Leotta

Best Day Tours in Bilbao in Winter

Bilbao, an industrial port city in northern Spain, is surrounded by green mountains. It’s the de facto capital of Basque Country, with a skyscraper-filled downtown. It’s famed for the Frank Gehry–designed Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, which sparked revitalization when it opened in 1997. The museum houses prominent modern and contemporary works, but it’s the curvy, titanium-clad building that receives the most attention.

1. Basque Boutique 2* – Hotels Near Bilbao Christmas Market

Basque Boutique

Offering stylish, air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi, Basque Boutique is located in Bilbao’s Old Town, 150 m from Santiago Cathedral. It is 10 minutes’ walk from Bilbao Abando Train Station.

Each room is individually decorated with unique, hand-made furnishings and artistic finishes inspired by Basque culture. Each one has a TV and a private bathroom with a hairdryer.

Basque Boutique features a shared lounge area where guests will find tourist information.

There is a wide range of restaurants and bars in the area, where guests can try Basque pintxos.

Set in the old town area, a 2-minute walk from the banks of the Nervion River, this quirky boutique hotel is 2 minutes’ walk from Bilbao Cathedral and a 4-minute walk from bustling Plaza Nueva.

Featuring handmade furniture and exposed brick walls, the 8 rustic-chic rooms are themed after Bilbao icons. All provide free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs.

There are woodsy communal seating areas, as well as a patio garden.

See why so many travelers make Basque Boutique their guest house of choice when visiting Bilbao. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a romantic setting with an array of amenities designed for travelers like you.

The rooms offer air conditioning, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease.

Basque Boutique features express check-in and check-out.

For those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting Bilbao, Basque Boutique is located a short distance from Bilbao, Spain (0.1 mi) and Plaza Nueva (0.2 mi).

This small hotel is perfectly located in the old quarter of town. With only half a dozen rooms, this small boutique hotel covered all our needs.

Modern bathroom, comfy bed, enclosed balcony and friendly staff. Shared coffee making facilities in reception.

NB: there is no lift, and it’s up two flights of stairs; the toilets can’t take paper being flushed and so all that goes into the trash; the shower is a bit cramped and the bathroom teensy overall; and, there are no amenities attached. That said, we had fun. The location, right in the middle of old town, was perfect.

The room was small, but immaculately clean and really cutely furnished (we stayed in the Arriaga room), and with the windows closed, we heard no outside noise. The women at reception were friendly, helpful, and professional.

Hotels Near Bilbao Christmas Market
Hotels Near Bilbao Christmas Market

How much does a room costs at Basque Boutique?

Prices start 53$/night for Double Room. The Exclusive Double Room is 83$/room per night with breakfast included – if coming on a honeymoon this is the perfect choice for couples.

This air-conditioned room features design furniture made by local designers.

Where to book online Basque Boutique – Hotels Near Bilbao Christmas Market you can find the best hotels near Bilbao Old Town and Christmas Market hotels in Spain during Christmas which is celebrated with much enthusiasm in Spain on Booking.com or Trip.com or Hotelscombined.com  and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.

2. Ibis Bilbao Centro 1* – Hotels Near Bilbao Old Town

Ibis Bilbao Centro

The Ibis Bilbao Centro is situated in the centre of the city, just 10 minutes’ walk from the famous Guggenheim Museum and 2 minutes from Indautxu Metro Station. It features air-conditioned rooms with modern design and satellite TV.

Rooms at the Ibis have wooden floors and simple décor. Each has a private bathroom and free limited Wi-Fi access.

The Bilbao Centro offers a buffet breakfast from 04:30 to 12:00, and guests can make use of the on-site bar, which serves drinks and snacks. The hotel is within a few minutes’ walk of several restaurants.

Set in the city center, this modern hotel is an 8-minute walk from the Moyua metro stop, 1 km from the Guggenheim Museum and 7 km from the Bilbao Exhibition Center.

The simple rooms come with free Wi-Fi, custom-designed beds, wood floors and flat-screen TVs. Upgraded rooms feature pull-out sofas.

The property has a 24-hour bar, a business center and 2 meeting rooms. There’s also an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet (fee).

The ibis Bilbao Centro hotel enjoys an excellent location at the heart of this great city, just 10 minutes’ walk from the Guggenheim Museum. Its rooms are comfortable and fully equipped with air conditioning, heating and WIFI Internet. The hotel has two meeting rooms, 24-hour snack bar and indoor paying car park.

The ibis Bilbao Centro hotel is located very close to the city’s old quarter, the Arriaga Theater and the San Mamés soccer stadium. Pets are welcome.

The location is great, short distance to subway, bus terminal, airport bus, shopping, restaurants, old town, supermarkets etc. All staff was very friendly and the room was very clean and spacious. The room we got was located to the “courtyard” and not towards the street so it was very very quiet.

We did not eat anything at the hotel but they had a good deal/offer on breakfast which looked very nice. Also, the bed was in my opinion and liking, great! Very comfortable and spacious. Good value for money as well.

Location near busy district. Short walk around 10 minutes to main train station or main business area. Not far from the Guggenheim Museum either.

Nearby street has two supermarkets for daily needs. Not many restaurants at the spot but it is not difficult to go to city centre or old town to find good place for meal.

Modern city centre hotel, within easy walking distance to the old town and Guggenheim museum.

Good sized room for a city centre.

Their own underground car park had a lift to all floors and cost EUR 11 per night.

There was a good selection at breakfast.

Hotels Near Bilbao Christmas Market
Hotels Near Bilbao Christmas Market

How much does a room costs at Basque Boutique?

Prices start 59$/night for Double Room.

This air-conditioned room features plasma satellite TV, telephone and a private bathroom.

Where to book online Basque Boutique – Hotels In Bilbao Old Town you can find the best hotels near Bilbao Old Town and Christmas Market hotels in Spain during Christmas which is celebrated with much enthusiasm in Spain on Booking.com or Trip.com or Hotelscombined.com  and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.

3. Hotel Carlton 3* – Hotels Near Bilbao Christmas Market

Hotel Carlton

Centrally located in Plaza de Federico Moyúa square, this elegant hotel stands as an impressive landmark in Bilbao. It offers free access to its gym and spacious rooms with luxurious décor.

The rooms at Hotel Carlton feature a classic or contemporary design and include a private bathroom. They also come with air conditioning and a flat-screen TV.

Hotel Carlton offers a business centre with a PC and free internet access. There is also a printer and complimentary minibar. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.

A 6-minute walk from the Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, this sophisticated hotel in a refined building is also 15 minutes’ walk from the Museo Marítimo Ría de Bilbao and 1.9 km from the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.

Stately rooms have flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi, along with marble bathrooms and designer linens. Suites add separate living areas; upgraded units add kitchens, whirlpool tubs and dining areas. Room service is available 24/7.

Complimentary private parking is available. There’s a cocktail bar, and a polished restaurant offering traditional Basque cuisine, as well as a city-view terrace.

Perfectly located in the middle of Bilbao, this is one of the best hotels in town. You can’t beat the location. Right in the middle, you can walk to the Guggenheim Museum (a healthy walk but doable) and to the Old Town (another nice walk but doable). Dozens of restaurants in the area, plenty of entertainment.

The rooms are excellent. Enormous, spacious, and comfortable. Everything you need is there. Good TV, good wifi, large bathroom.

The lobby is huge as are the salons in the hotel proper. Quaint, comfortable and regal.

Nice, clean, classic hotel in the center of Bilbao. Good value, close to museums, old town and really great shopping. Need to reserve a parking spot ahead of time, but local garage and street parking are available and cheaper. Has a gym to work off all the food one eats in Spain. Could update the bar, but there are so many other options around. I’d definitely stay here again.

The hotel is beautifully decorated in classic old world style and the location is spot on, 10 min walk to the Old Town and 10 min to the Guggenheim. Parking was easy and stress free with the valet. I do not know if they upgraded us but our room was like a suite with a separate sitting area, and was spacious. Best of all, it looked out to the big roundabout in front of the hotel and during Good Friday night, the Semana Santa procession was right in front of our doorstep! Amazing!

Breakfast the next day was really one of the best we’ve had with a great variety of dishes. All in all, we had a wonderful stay at this hotel.

Hotels Near Bilbao Christmas Market
Hotels Near Bilbao Christmas Market

How much does a room costs at Hotel Carlton?

Prices start 149$/night for Double or Twin Room. The Junior Suite is 259$/room per night with breakfast included – if coming on a honeymoon this is the perfect choice for couples.

This spacious suite includes free newspapers.

Where to book online Hotel Carlton – Hotels Near Bilbao Christmas Market you can find the best hotels near Bilbao Old Town and Christmas Market hotels in Spain during Christmas which is celebrated with much enthusiasm in Spain on Booking.com or Trip.com or Hotelscombined.com  and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.