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13 Best places to stay in Basque Country

  • Basque Country, Spain

  • Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain

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Hotel Carlton

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Hotel Carlton

This elegant, central grand dame from the 1920s is full of character – and almost next door to the Guggenheim.

Average £165

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  • San Sebastian, Basque Country, Spain

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Belle Epoque glamour and buckets of history wait at this film-star favourite in San Sebastian next to the festival theatre.

Average £510

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  • San Sebastian, Basque Country, Spain

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Hotel Zinema7

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Hotel Zinema7

Inspired by San Sebastián’s film festival, an affordable boutique hotel in a former cinema in a residential, riverside neighbourhood.

Average £110

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  • San Sebastian, Basque Country, Spain

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Hotel Niza

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Hotel Niza

One of Spain’s best three-star hotels, and an excellent bargain right on San Sebastian’s fashionable La Concha beach.

Average £150

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2+ bedrooms

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  • Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain

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Hotel Miro

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Hotel Miro

This smart little design hotel has a warm welcome, contemporary art and dazzling views of the Guggenheim Bilbao.

Average £140

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2+ bedrooms

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  • San Sebastian, Basque Country, Spain

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Hotel Villa Soro

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Hotel Villa Soro

In a 19th-century garden villa, this hotel feels like a country retreat, within walking distance of central San Sebastian’s city centre.

Average £220

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  • Eltziego, Basque Country, Spain

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Frank Gehry’s ultimate wine lover’s hotel by a famous Rioja bodega, with a wine bar, wine therapy spa and restaurants.

Average £380

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2+ bedrooms

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  • Getaria, Basque Country, Spain

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Hotel Iturregi

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Hotel Iturregi

A romantic, peaceful country retreat hidden away among the vines of this idyllic wine region, close to the beautiful Basque coast.

Average £210

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2+ bedrooms

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  • Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain

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Chic, arty, five-star hotel in Bilbao – right on the doorstep of the city’s Guggenheim Museum.

Average £215

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2+ bedrooms

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  • San Sebastian, Basque Country, Spain

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A smart, modern hotel with a rooftop terrace and pool, in the buzzing centre of San Sebastian.

Average £180

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2+ bedrooms

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