Famed and alternative director Ãlex de la Iglesia once remarked about his work that he 'wouldn't want the kind of movies I do to become trendy. I've always hated trends and I would feel quite uncomfortable creating one.'
This sort of philosophy of favoring the work over the trend in an artistic sense is a part of the heritage of his hometown of Bilbao in many ways. One can even see this in the hotels in Bilbao as they are exotic yet laid back in a fashion that is similar to the work of many artists who come from there. Of course, what the city truly is known for is it effective and popular football team that has made its name as one of the top clubs in European football history.
Budget in Bilbao
People traveling in Spain and in Bilbao looking for cheap hotels have more than a few options. One of the more popular and well outfitted amongst the inexpensive hotels is the Hotel ibis Bilbao Centro. This hotel is located right in the center of the city and has a thoroughly modern feel and is only a short stroll from the Moyua metro station and not too far away from both the Guggenheim Museum and the Bilbao Exhibition Center. This hotel features free Wi-Fi, wood floors, custom beds, and flat-screen TVs. Another one of the cheap hotels in the city is the Hotel MirÃ³. This hotel is very much about the aesthetic and near the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and offers free Wi-Fi, minibars, and iPod docks.These additions are what make the hotel comfortable as they provide you with technology while exposing you to art.
Lavish Luxury in Bilbao
Not surprisingly there are lots of luxury hotels in Bilbao for those with extravagant tastes and many of them are enriched by the heritage of the city. One of the most popular is the Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao, a place that is constructed around classical beauty and an attention to detail. This establishment is right near the Moyua subway and filled with contemporary art. Additionally, the Bilbao is also near the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and feature amenities such as free Wi-Fi, tea and coffeemakers, and room service. Another one of the luxury Bilbao hotels is the Hotel Carlton. This hotel is close to several museums and features free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and 24-hour room service.
Life by the Opera House
Anyone looking for an interesting adventure in Bilbao is going to find one amongst its many boutique and specialized hotels. One of the stylish Bilbao hotels is the MeliÃ¡ Bilbao a place that is constructed to create a hyper-stylized Basque experience. This hotel is located right near the Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao which is one of the more popular attractions in the city. Also, it's very close to the Teatro Arriaga, the areas premiere opera house. This hotel offers guests free Wi-Fi, clean contemporary rooms in a classic setting, minibars, desks, a popular Basque restaurant, and balconies in some rooms, a tapas bar, an outdoor pool, mini-fridges, and microwaves.