9 expert reviews
“The Carlton is a grand four-and-a-half-pearl hotel in the center of Bilbao's Gran Via area, with beautiful Basque architecture and interior details”
"Even basic double rooms (there are 135, along with seven suites) are spacious and elegant, with sumptuous chairs and sofas upholstered in silky striped fabrics."
"This illustrious hotel exudes old-world grace and charm along with a sense of history—which it has aplenty." Full review
"Returned to its former glory, this is the grande dame of all Bilbao hotels. During the Civil War, the hotel was the seat of the Basque government." Full review
"Style, class and sophistication: the reception area is overpoweringly ornate and the trend continues into the rooms, which are simply stunning." Full review
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"This luxury hotel, with a domed stained-glass ceiling, is one of the landmarks of Bilbao."