Hotel Carlton - Bilbao  5 stars

Plaza De Federico Moyua, 2, Bilbao, Spain, 48009  show mapSave
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 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms


Paid parking


24-hour reception


Early check-in/-out


Fitness center

 Sports activities


 Spa and relaxation

Spa lounge

Turkish bath


Steam bath


In-room breakfast


The luxury 4-star Carlton Hotel is a great place to stay in Bilbao.

This hotel is located in a beach area and 1.6km from Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art (Museo Diocesano de Arte Sacro), Euskal Museoa Bilbao Museo Vasco and Parkea Mendikosolo. This impressive venue is situated 600 meters away from Puente de La Salve, San Vicente Mártir Church and Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.

Estación de La Concordia de Bilbao (FEVE) train station lies within a 10-minute walk. 5 minutes' drive from Sondica airport.


There are 140 spacious rooms fitted with cable TV with on-demand movies, individual climate control, a laptop-size safe, satellite TV and a minibar. They are fitted with slippers, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer in the en-suite bathrooms.


Guests are offered a buffet breakfast served in the restaurant. The exclusive restaurant offers excellent international meals. Bottled drinks are offered in the café bar.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of EUR 21.30 per person per night. 


Business facilities at Hotel Carlton include conference facilities, printers and a photocopier.


Guests will benefit from a cocktail lounge, a casino and a library. A gym, bicycles and fitness classes are provided on-site.


Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

High-speed internet access is available in the business center for free.

Guest Parking

private hotel parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at EUR 26.40 per day.

Year renovated   2010.  Number of rooms   141.

City Center Bilbao - 4000 ft
Airports Sondica (BIO) - 3.0 mi, Santander (SDR) - 45.9 mi
Train Stations Santander Bus station - 2300 ft, Train Station Bilbao - 2300 ft
Underground stations Moyua - 400 ft, Indautxu - 2000 ft
Restaurants Porrue (cuisine: Contemporary, Fusion, Basque) - 400 ft, Pasteleria Arrese (cuisine: Dessert) - 300 ft
Parks Dona Casilda Park - 1900 ft
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Currency exchange
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Boating
  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
Dining facilities
  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Cafe
Meeting facilities
  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Children's facilities
  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
Leisure facilities
  • Fitness center
  • Spa center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Leisure/TV room
Room view
  • City view
Room facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
Kitchen facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Pillow menu
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock
Room decor
  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains



from  3 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 1 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of EUR 30 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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Imperial Suite
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There is no place to stay in Bilbao like the Imperial Suite at the Hotel Carlton. The largest in the city, it is carefully decorated, with every detail and luxury ensuring a welcoming and comfortable stay.

Standard Room
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Hotel Carlton Standard Room
Hotel Carlton Standard Room
Hotel Carlton Standard Room
Bed type: Double or Twin beds or Double Bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 305 sq. feet

Spacious light room includes a comfortable work desk area, a small sitting area and a convenient bathroom.

Room facilities
    Superior Room
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    Hotel Carlton Superior Room
    Hotel Carlton Superior Room
    Hotel Carlton Superior Room
    Bed type: 2 Single beds or King Size bed or Double Bed
    Size: 410 sq. feet

    Spacious light room includes a comfortable work desk area, a cozy sitting area and a convenient bathroom.

    Room facilities
      Junior Suite
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      Hotel Carlton Junior Suite
      Bed type: 1 Single bed or 1 Super-King Size bed or Double Bed
      Size: 700 sq. feet

      Contemporary spacious Suite consists of a cozy bedroom, a comfortable well-furnished living room and a convenient bathroom.

      Room facilities

        Hotel Carlton LocationWhat's nearby

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        What's nearby

        Train stations
        • Train Station Bilbao
          2000 ft
        • Santander Bus station
          2000 ft
        Convention centers
        • Cineclub Fas
          1700 ft
        • Casa de Galicia En Bilbao
          2300 ft
        • Euskalduna Conference Centre
          2300 ft
        • Espacio Abisal
          2700 ft
        Shopping areas
        • C.C. Zubiarte
          2300 ft
        • Discos Bolan
          1700 ft
        • Disco 3
          1700 ft
        • Capitol
          2300 ft
        • Cine Coliseo
          2300 ft
        Monuments and Landmarks
        • San Vicente Mártir Church
          1700 ft
        • Puente de La Salve
          2300 ft
        • Plaza del Sagrado Corazón
          2700 ft
        • Plaza de "Vista Alegre"
          2700 ft
        • Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao
          1400 ft
        • Palacio Ibaigane
          1700 ft
        • Museo Guggenheim (Museum)
          2000 ft
        • 2000 ft
        • Doña Casilda Iturrizar park
          2000 ft
        • Parque Iturriza Doña Casilda
          2000 ft
        Underground stations
        • Moyua
          400 ft
        • Abando
          1700 ft
        • Indautxu
          1700 ft

        Local Attractions

        • Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art (Museo Diocesano de Arte Sacro)
          5000 ft
          Plaza Encarnacion 9B, Bilbao
        • Casco Viejo
          1.0 mi
          Calla Zabalbide, Bilbao
        • Parkea Mendikosolo
          1.0 mi
          Carretera Arrigorriaga la Pena s/n, Arrigorriaga
        • Euskal Museoa Bilbao Museo Vasco
          3.4 mi
          Plaza Miguel de Unamuno, 4, Bilbao
        • Hanging Bridge (Puente Colgante)
          5.9 mi
          Barria 3 Bajo

        Near the hotel

        • Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
          2400 ft
          Abandoibarra Et. 2, Bilbao
        • Bilbao Fine Arts Museum (Museo de Bellas Artes)
          1700 ft
          Museo Plaza 2, Bilbao
        • Dona Casilda Park
          1900 ft
          Paseo Don Jose Anselmo Clave, Bilbao
        • Iglesia de San Vicente
          2000 ft
          Plaza de San Vicente, s/n, Bilbao
        • Estacion de Santander
          2500 ft
          Calle Bailen, 2, Bilbao
        • White Bridge (Zubi Zuri)
          2600 ft
          Campo Volantin, Bilbao
        • Centro Municipal Bilborock-La Merced
          2800 ft
          Muelle de la Merced, 1, Bilbao

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Porrue

          73% likes this, based on 192 reviews
          Cuisine: Contemporary, Fusion, Basque
          Price Range: USD 96 - USD 190

          400 ft
          Alameda Rekalde 4

          Phone: 944231313

        • Pasteleria Arrese

          72% likes this, based on 16 reviews
          Cuisine: Dessert

          300 ft
          C/ Gran Via 24
        • Cafe y Te

          61% likes this, based on 34 reviews
          Cuisine: Coffee Shop

          300 ft
          Plaza Moyua
        • Don Angelo

          65% likes this, based on 31 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian

          400 ft
          Calle Rodriguez Arias, 19

          Phone: +34 944219300

        • El Globo

          60% likes this, based on 163 reviews
          Cuisine: Wine Bar, Tapas, Sandwiches, Bar
          Price Range: USD 9 - USD 17

          700 ft
          C/ Diputacion 8

          Phone: +34 944 154 221‎

        Hotel Carlton Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Carlton

        Individual guest reviews

        • Older travelers

          The superior room was large, well appointed with great views.

          • Average rating
        • Family with children

          The Hotel Carlton was a spectacular surprise. We wish we could have stayed more nights. Rooms appeared to be newly renovated and were large and comfortable.

          • Average rating
        • Single

          Really nice hotel and room totally renovated up to modern standards. Very nice and comfortable. Tasteful furniture and decor. Will definately visit again.

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          Excellent central location

          We booked a superior room for a romantic break but had two single beds pushed together!

          • Average rating
        • Family with children

          Quite comfortable and large rooms

          Staff were polite, but did not go out for their way to help with things like restaurant recommendations/reservations.

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          Charming old traditional hotel with modern comfort. Best possible value for money at 78 €/night.

          • Average rating
        • Single

          the position is perfect for everything and the feeling is very pleasant

          the position is quite noisy

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          In addition to the perfect location on the main plaza in Bilbao, the room was comfortable, well equipped and clean, there were helpful staff and easy access to a computer in the business centre.

          The buffet breakfast was priced at nearly 20 euros/person which seemed excessive so we went elsewhere...

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          location & comfortable

          The entrance plaform is only step stair. If it can be modified no barrier will be perfect.

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          We had a jr suite with two balconies on the plaza. Absolutely stunning.

          • Average rating
        • Couple

          Friendly staff, fantastic services and location.

          None- great stay!

          • Average rating
        • Single

          The bathroom was amazing and the size of the bed was fabulous.

          • Average rating
        • Single

          You are treated royally.I like its location, its luxury in spite of the comfortable price.

          I like everything about this hotel.

          • Average rating
        • Single

          Super hotel. Beautiful hotel and helpful service.

          • Average rating
        • Couple

          Beautiful building, inside and out. Friendly, efficient staff.

          We booked a double room, which I always presumed means a double bed. We were given a twin room, with two single beds. Reception staff, which were very friendly, explained a double room booked does not guarantee a double bed. Maybe this could be clarified for future bookings. Also, room service way, way overpriced! €12.50 for a poor toasted sandwich, this is not a complaint though! Fine hotel, but definately not a five star experience.

          • Average rating
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