Barcelo Avenida Hotel & Spa

 

Occidental Bilbao Hotel & Spa ****
Avda. Zumalacarregi 40
48006 Bilbao
Spain

This is a charming and friendly hotel that offers unsurpassed service and comfortable accommodation to make your stay a memorable one.

Located next to the Basilica de Begoña, Occidental Bilbao offers a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and stylish air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi. Bilbao Old Town and Etxebarria Park are a 15-minute walk away.

Decorated in light colours, the spacious rooms include a flat-screen satellite TV, a desk and an electronic safe. They all have a tea and coffee maker; and the modern bathrooms also feature toiletries and a hairdryer.

A varied breakfast buffet is served daily at the Occidental Bilbao. The Kitchen, the hotel's restaurant, serves fresh local and Mediterranean cuisine. There is a café-bar and a lobby with a fireplace.

The famous Guggenheim Museum is a 5-minute drive from the Occidental Bilbao. Bilbao Exhibition Centre and Bilbao Airport are both within a 15-minute drive. Car hire can be arranged at reception.

Club Metropolitan offers special rates for guests at their spa, indoor pool and fitness centre.

Rooms: 200

Hotel Chain: Occidental Hotels and Resorts by Barcelo Hotel Group

Food & Beverage
Restaurant opens every working day for buffet breakfast, menu and a la cârte lunch and dinner. On weekends, chef Asier Lanz offers a special gastronomic menu which fuses basque and international cuisine with an author touch. On Sunday nights the restaurant remains closed, but the coffee shop offers a wide choice of quick dishes.
Room information
143 standard rooms fully equipped and decorated in a very innovative way. All of them have beautiful views. All standard rooms have hairdryer, playstation, satellite TV, pay per view in several languages, air conditioning, direct telephone, minibar and safe.

46 BIO2 rooms also enjoying nice views and are decorated in the latest fashion. These rooms offer important features such as the new BIO2 king size bed, antiallergic furnishing, hydro-massage shower and DSL fast internet access. They are also equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV, hairdryer, direct telephone, minibar and safe.

Area information
We are located next to the Basilica of Begoña in the historic quarter of downtown Bilbao, surrounded by cafes, restaurants, shops and parks. The metro station is 100m away.
Hotel Facilities
General
Parking (fee required) – Restaurant – Bar – 24-hour Front Desk – Newspapers – Non-smoking Rooms – Rooms/Facilities for Disabled – Family Rooms – Elevator – Express Check-in/Check-out – Safety Deposit Box – Soundproofed Rooms – Heating – Design Hotel – Luggage Storage – Gay Friendly

Activities
Sauna – Fitness Centre – Spa & Wellness Centre – Massage – Jacuzzi – Walking – Turkish/Steam Bath – Hammam

Services
Room Service – Meeting/Banquet Facilities – Business Centre – Laundry – VIP Room Facilities – Breakfast in the Room – Ironing Service – Internet Services – Currency Exchange – Car Rental – Tour Desk – Fax/Photocopying – Ticket Service – Wi-Fi / Wireless LAN

Location
City Centre – Shopping Centre – Near Train Station – Park – Harbour – University – Near Subway

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