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Occidental Bilbao, Bilbao

4-star4 stars
Av Zumalacarregui, 40BilbaoVizcaya48006Spain

4-star hotel with spa, near Santiago Cathedral
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Very Good8.4
Awesome vibe
Great amenities
Great room
Value for money
Value for money could be better
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From 405 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Occidental Bilbao, Bilbao

from $115
  • Superior Room
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed
  • Family Room
  • Triple Room
  • Family Room, Connecting Rooms (2x2)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 200 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 8 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *

  • RV/bus/truck parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms 8
  • Conference space size (feet) - 11119
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1033
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1967
  • Elevator/lift
  • Garden
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Club Metropolitan. Services include massages, facials, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.


The Kitchen - This restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine. Open daily.

Occidental Bilbao, Bilbao’s small print

Also known as

  • Bilbao Holiday Inn
  • Occidental Bilbao Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Hotel Bilbao
  • Holiday Inn Bilbao Hotel


Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the health club or fitness facility.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

The spa is accessible for EUR 20 per person

Self parking costs EUR 19 per day

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 16 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Occidental Bilbao, Bilbao


  • In Begoña
  • Guggenheim Museum Bilbao - 42 min walk
  • Santiago Cathedral - 20 min walk
  • Zubizuri Bridge - 31 min walk
  • Plaza Moyua - 34 min walk
  • Bilbao Fine Arts Museum - 39 min walk
  • Basilica of Begona - 11 min walk
  • Museum of Passages of Bilbao - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Bilbao (BIO) - 13 min drive
  • Vitoria (VIT) - 44 min drive
  • Bilbao-Abando Station - 26 min walk
  • Bilbao Zabalburu Station - 29 min walk
  • Bidebieta-Basauri Station - 9 min drive
  • Santutxu Station - 7 min walk
  • Basarrate Station - 13 min walk
  • Ribera Tram Stop - 17 min walk
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • RV, bus, and truck parking

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 106 reviews

Occidental Bilbao, Bilbao
Very Good8.0
Competent and comfortable
A very competent hotel chain. Had many amenities and a nice bar area.
Joseph, us1 night romance trip
Occidental Bilbao, Bilbao
Forty eight hours in a hidden city.
It's a very beautiful hotel, very luxurious. Amazing service and the room service was excellent.
Gaylene, us2 night family trip
Occidental Bilbao, Bilbao
Very Good8.0
Great staff. Fabulous pillows!!!!! We enjoyed the short walk down the "old steps" to the "old town" to explore Bilbao. During Easter week we could view processions from the park atop the hill.
A Traveler, us3 night family trip
Occidental Bilbao, Bilbao
Spacious and comfortable
I thought the gym/pool advertised was inclusive, which were very expensive as well as the breakfast. Better to go to a cafe down the road.
A Traveler, us2 night business trip
Occidental Bilbao, Bilbao
Very Good8.0
The hotel was clean and safe, on check in we felt welcomed, on check out however, it was less friendly.
Cheryl, gb3 night trip

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Occidental Bilbao, Bilbao

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