Melia Bilbao Hotel
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Melia Bilbao Hotel Information
Strategically located set 300 metres from the Guggenheim Museum, the 4 stars Melia Bilbao, features design inspired by sculptor Eduardo Chillida. It offers an indoor swimming pool, award-winning restaurant and a spa. Each luxurious room at the Bilbao has satellite TV and a pillow menu. Bathrooms have stylish marble floors with their own adjustable heating system. The hotel's Quatre restaurant serves a range of Basque cuisine and has a terrace with views of Dona Casilda Park. Guests can enjoy a cocktail and tapas in the stylish Q Lounge. Located on the 6th floor, the Melia's spa has views of Bilbao's Nervion River. It has a sauna and offers a range of massage treatments.
Important place or monument close to the hotel: Strategically located in the heart of the new business, leisure and cultural centre of the city, on the banks of the Nervion River. The emblematic Guggenheim Museum, Euskalduna Conference and Concert Hall and the Museum of Fine Arts in the Dona Casilda Park are close by.
The hotel has 211 rooms, including 21 suites. All of the rooms and their facilities are carefully designed to satisfy the needs of both business and leisure travellers, combining the latest technology with the hotel’s distinctive style to develop accommodation that is at once chic and contemporary, and comfortable and relaxing.
All of the rooms are designed for double occupancy and feature the unique and exclusive Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Bed. Each room has a 25-inch digital TV, high-speed wireless internet access and an impressive marble bathroom. The bathrooms are designed with guests’ comfort in mind, and have a separate bath and shower stall. Spanish travertine marble lines the entire bathroom and the marble floors have their own adjustable heating system, which is completely separate from the air conditioning and heating controls for the rest of the room.
The large and modern lobby is accessed by crossing the glass sliding doors leading to the spacious area where every single detail has been looked after.
Melia Bilbao Hotel Exterior
Designed by the famous architect Ricardo Legorreta and inspired by the work of sculptor Eduardo Chillida, this hotel is a true work of art. Furthermore, the hotel is proud to display a wonderful collection of contemporary art and an impressive collection of Spanish ship models which help to preserve Bilbao's history as an important port.
Melia Bilbao Hotel Area
In the heart of the new business, leisure and cultural centre of the city, the hotel is close to all of the city’s most famous landmarks, monuments and buildings. Bilbao’s stunning Guggenheim Museum is just 0.7 km away and the Museum of Fine Arts in Doña Casilda Park and the Euskalduna Conference Centre and Concert Hall are also nearby. In other words, all that this magnificent city has to offer is within easy reach of the hotel. On one side of the hotel, the Doña Casilda Park is a beautiful tranquil park in the heart of the city and a great place to spend a relaxing afternoon or go for a morning stroll or an evening walk. On the other side of the hotel, and at the other extreme, Zubiarte is a superb, lively shopping centre full of great shops and boutiques.
The hotel has a superb selection of options for dining and drinking.
Opening its doors in December 2003, the hotel’s award-winning Aizian restaurant offers fine dining in a warm atmosphere with stylish contemporary décor mingling with classical elegance. The chic, modern decoration is accented in traditional materials such as wood. The restaurant features great views over the beautiful Doña Casilda Park in the heart of the city and offers a fusion of traditional Basque flavours and creative contemporary cuisine, with a selection of wines carefully chosen to complement the food. The wine service is exceptional, thanks to the hotel’s own expert cellar master and a wide variety of wines from all over the world. In 2005 the Aizian restaurant was awarded the Q for quality by the Spanish Institute for Quality in Spanish Tourism, ICTE (Instituto para la Calidad Turística Española).
Café Chillida overlooks peaceful Doña Casilda Park and the bar and summer terrace are amongst the city’s best and most lively spots. Enjoy good music and a relaxing atmosphere in a stylish avant-garde setting. Café Chillida specialises in light fare and cocktails and offers fixed price menus with a choice of starters, entrées and desserts.
Chillida Terrace is located on the lower level of the hotel, in its own little corner adjacent to Café Chillida. With a relaxed atmosphere, the terrace is one of the hotel’s most popular informal spots. The terrace is open from spring through to autumn and, day or evening, it is the ideal place to enjoy a drink and a tasty appetizer in good company. As well as the unbeatable setting and the quiet relaxing atmosphere, you can also order something to eat from the menu or enjoy a superb cocktail.
Melia Bilbao Hotel Amenities
- wifi wifi-free
- local_bar bar
- account_balance business centre
- child_friendly baby sitting
- hot_tub sauna
- local_bar mini bar
- card_travel luggage room
- people meeting room
- room_service Room Service
- pets pets admitted - on request
- local_laundry_service laundry