We Love —
- Fantastic five star property with rooms overlooking the pretty city of Bilbao and the Nervion river
- A short walk to all of the attractions of this intriguing city including the famous Guggenheim, Museum of fine arts and some of the best restaurants that Spain has to offer!
- Our members will enjoy a welcome bottle of Cava in their room upon arrival
Your Destination —
Bilbao is home to a range of world class galleries and museums, delicious cuisine and a rich and proud cultural heritage. A few of the highlights of any trip to Bilbao should include:
The Guggenheim – This is one of the most spectacular looking buildings in the world. It was also the first step to the complete renovation of the city of Bilbao. Inside, the museum displays mainly contemporary and modern art.
Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art – this museum has a wide range of spacious art galleries and impressive paintings on exhibit, many of which date back to the 1300s, as well as silver works and religious artefacts.
Museum of Fine Arts – this museum specialises in a range of contemporary art, including a selection of Gothic paintings. They also hold concerts and film screenings at the museum's cinema.
Palacio de la Diputación – This beautiful baroque-style building was created in 1897 by Luis Aladrén. It was designed to be the seat of the Provincial Council of Bizkaia. It is a magnificent and proud standing building, bringing a piece of history to the present time.
Your Hotel —
In a vibrant city full of surprises, Meliá Bilbao Hotel connects you to the heart of Bilbao's cultural centre.
A slick, chic modern design and a wonderful collection of contemporary art and Spanish ship models fill the hotel with an artsy feel and showcase Bilbao's history and atmosphere.
All rooms are outward facing and spacious, offering fantastic city views, and the stunning outdoor pool offers fabulous mountain views and feels exclusive and luxurious.
The restaurants are impressive too, winning a host of awards for their traditional Basque cuisine with modern touches and a selection of the best market and seasonal products.
Your Room —
This offer is based on a stay in a Melia Room
Just for you: bottle of Cava in room on arrival
Your Board Basis —
This offer is based on a Bed and Breakfast stay.
A la carte restaurant, a fusion of traditional Basque cuisine with cutting edge creativity. Choose from fish, meat and delicious starters.
The restaurant is run by José Miguel Olazabalaga, one of the area’s most prestigious chefs. It has been awarded with a Sol in the Repsol Guide and was winner of the Spanish “Cocina de Autor” prize in 98. It also received the Pil Pil prize for best dish of the year and best dish of the decade. José Miguel Olazabalaga belongs to the Slow Food movement and has the KM 0 distinction.
Restaurant specialising in traditional Basque cuisine with modern touches, pintxos and tapas menu, as well as a set menu of the day and a children’s menu. Features a welcoming atmosphere within a covered patio and full of light thanks to the large windows with fabulous views of Doña Casilda Park.
Ideal for listening to live music and enjoying a drink in a cosmopolitan atmosphere. Drinks, cocktails, long drinks, as well as a wide range of tapas and pintxos.
Your Time —
Your Journey —
Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.
Transfers: Are not included. Members booking a flight inclusive package may add transfers at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee. Distance between airport and hotel is approximately 14km