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Bilbao - Blas de Otero

C/ Las Cortes, 38, Bilbao, 48002, Spain

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Right in the centre of Bilbao, 100 m from Plaza de Zabalburu, Blas de Otero provides modern rooms and fully-equipped facilities (gym, outdoor terrace, car park, etc.). Free internet connection.

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Bilbao Hostel

Hostel Bilbao

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

The Blas de Otero Residence Hall is located in the historic center of Bilbao, 400 meters from the Cathedral, and accept students from the University of the Basque Country. It offers single, double and cuadruple studios with private bathroom, kitchenette and free internet Wi-Fi. All of the studios have towels and sheets, some rates includes cleaning and breakfast service. If the rate includes the breakfast service, this will be served on a tray in the room the night before or in the cafeteria. There are also several vending machines. The residence has a fitness center, a games room with a pool table, various seating areas and a TV lounge. It also offers private parking, a self-service laundry and 24-hour reception. The Blas de Otero Residence Hall is a short walk from Abando Train Station and Bilbao's Old Town. The world-famous Guggenheim Museum is around 2 km away.

This residence is open to the university community all year round. It offers accommodation to all members of the Educational or University Community (students, professors, researchers, administrative staff, etc.) to those participating in academic and scientific congresses, cultural and sports groups; and holders of an international student card or similar. In the case of not belonging to university or educational community, it is necessary to provide a membership card issued by any Hostel Association integrated in the International Youth Hostel Federation (IYHF).Please note, the YHA membership can also be purchased onsite.


Prices are members' prices

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Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 14:00 and 23:00
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Unaccompanied children under the age of 18 can be accommodated only with a letter from a parent or legal guardian providing permission for the child's unsupervised stay.
  • Children under the age of 2 stay free.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • Non-members are required to purchase full membership on arrival at hostel.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Games room
  • Gym
  • TV room
  • Table tennis / ping pong
  • Pool table / snooker table
  • Terrace / patio


  • Elevator / Lift
  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Vending machine

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Free
  • Wifi - Free
  • Internet Cafe Nearby

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning - In selected areas
  • Car Parking at Hostel - At a cost
  • Car parking nearby - 500m to 1km
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Room - Available post check out
  • Smoking Area
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Open 24 hours
Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +34 -944 -343 200

Fax. +34 -944 -343410

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Guggenheim Museum (1 to 2km)
  • Downtown (500m to 1km)

See the full list of attractions



Mein Zimmer im ersten Stock hatte vor dem Fenstet einen breiten Streifen (man könnte von außen bei geöffnetem Fenster von Zimmer zu Zimmer) - ich konnte mein Fenster nicht offen lassen - habe ich aber dennoch gemacht - der Rollsden verschaffte mir dann die nötigste Sicherheit


Avatar for Alexander


Thu 09 Jun 2016

Buen sitio para estar alojado en Bilbao. Buena opción para una estancia a buen precio (por el precio de una cama en una habitación compartida tienes una habitación individual con baño privado) Buen mobiliario y suficientemente limpio. Localización correcta, cerca del centro.


Avatar for Ismael


Mon 04 Apr 2016

This was only a 2 day visit and the hostel was ideal for this. We would not have wanted to stay much longer given the comfort of the beds. What would help? Clear directions on the website as to how to get there from the airport - this was sadly lacking. Confusion with the type of room booked but the staff rectified this. Breakfast was done cheaply - the cheapest bread, plasticham and cheap cheese. One type of breakfast cereal. A greater choice would have been appreciated.


Avatar for Sheila


Thu 18 Feb 2016

Buenas instalaciones aunque el albergue está en una calle en la que se ejerce la prostitución. Borrachos y drogadictos frecuentan la zona. Pésima ubicación.


Avatar for FERNANDO


Tue 25 Aug 2015

Accueillante, propre, design Temps d'attente à la réception excessif (20 minutes en moyenne). Prix de 10 € pour stationner ma moto très excessif, + 4 € de petit déjeune . En France tout est compris. Mais une chambre individuelle équipée d'une mini cuisine, cela compense. Dommage l'absence d'ustensiles pour cuisiner. Concept d' appart hôtel. Enfin étonnant que personne ne parle français


Avatar for Jean François

Jean François,

Sat 22 Aug 2015


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Distance to Beach (More than 10km)
  • Cinema (500m - 1km)
  • City Centre (500m - 1km)
  • Cycle trails (500m - 1km)
  • Golf course (5 to 10km)
  • Gym (At or next to the hostel)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (2 to 3km)
  • Local market (Less than 500m)
  • Mountainous Area (2 to 3km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (1 to 2km)
  • National / State Park (2 to 3km)
  • Nightlife (Less than 500m)
  • Parks / Green Area (500m to 1km)
  • Restaurants (At or next to the hostel)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (Less than 500m)
  • Shopping area / Mall (Less than 500m)
  • Ski area (More than 10km)
  • Swimming pool (5 to 10km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • Theatre (Less than 500m)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (More than 10km)
  • Water park (More than 10km)
  • Wooded Area (3 to 5km)
Getting to us

Getting to us


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