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  • Quartier Bilbao Hostel is one of the more upmarket, yet no less wallet-friendly, Bilbao hostels. It has a trendy blend of vintage and ultra-modern interior decor and is very well situated for you to reach the city’s main tourist attractions. It’s in Bilbao Old Town, close to landmarks like Plaza de Toros de Vista Alegre, Plaza Moyua and Santiago Cathedral. Casino de Bilbao is also only about half a mile away for night-time entertainment. Access for those with limited mobility and wheelchairs is provided, with roll-in showers and adapted baths and toilets. Lockers are available to securely store your valuables, and you can get packed lunches for excursions. There’s also a daily housekeeping service to make your holiday more relaxing.
  • One of the best Bilbao hostels for groups of travellers or holidaymakers is Bilbao Hostel. The straightforward simplicity of its name is reflected in the basic, yet comfortable, accommodation you’ll find there. It has a restaurant that serves a complimentary breakfast each day, a business centre and laundry facilities, so it doesn’t skimp on amenities either. The entire hostel is fully wheelchair accessible, with amenities like roll-in showers provided. There's a shared kitchen and dining area, which creates a very sociable environment. You will also have access to a communal games room. The hostel has great views of the mountains, and free parking is available on the premises.
  • If you want to be centrally located, close to the main tourist attractions, choose one of the Bilbao hostels in the Garellano district. Residencia Universitaria San Mames will fit the bill very well. You’ll be surrounded by the city’s major features, like Palacio Euskalduna, Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao and Parque Casilda Iturrizar. Breakfast is included in the rate, and you’ll have a kitchenette to prepare your own meals. It’s also very family friendly, with cots available on request. There’s a games room, and vending machines are provided for snacks in between meals. You can also use the hostel’s fitness centre and laundry facilities. On-site parking is free.
  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Bilbao, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Bilbao in July and December.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Bilbao if you stay on a Wednesday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Friday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book more than 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Bilbao hostel.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Bilbao

  • How much does a hostel cost in Bilbao?

    Hostel prices in Bilbao can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Bilbao is $68 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as $34 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Bilbao?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Bilbao is $68 compared to $109 for a night in a hotel.

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