Palacio Arriluce Hotel

Palacio Arriluce Hotel

In a privileged position atop a cliff with stunning views of the Cantabrian Sea, discover Palacio Arriluce Hotel. Built in 1912, the palace is a symbol of style and luxury. The hotel is a ten-minute drive from Bilbao, making it the ideal base for exploring the city.

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The hotel is open all year round.


49 rooms.


You can check in from 3pm. Check-out is before 12 noon.


  • Entry to the spa is 30 euros.
  • Dogs are not allowed here.


The hotel has an official cricket pitch. This is the perfect place to discover this sport and the court is even suitable for professionals.

About the rooms

At the Palacio Arriluce Hotel, you will enjoy rooms with individual character and with views of the surroundings. The rooms are located in different parts of the palace and in the colonnade in the garden. The colour palette is particularly remarkable: blue, green and red run through the rooms, highlighting the exclusive pieces created for the Palacio Arriluce Hotel by great international artists.

Our favourite room

The Marina Deluxe Room offers magnificent views of the Cantabrian Sea. These spacious rooms are situated in the palace, the main building of the hotel.

Enjoy a refreshing swim

The hotel features a seasonal outdoor, infinity pool with stunning views over the sea. Playa de Ereaga is a three-minute walk from the hotel.

Work out and wind down

In the hotel's wellness area, you will totally unwind with its jets in the pool, sauna and Turkish bath. Numerous treatments and massages are also available in separate rooms. The fitness centre with state-of-the-art equipment is available at any time of the day. You can also play cricket on the professional pitch. Modern art lovers should definitely visit the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao.


Children of all ages are welcome here.

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Food & Drink

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Enjoy the terrace with its beautiful view of the sea and taste the best the sea has to offer: fresh fish!

At Delaunay restaurant, you will enjoy an exclusive menu with a local and innovative touch, created by chef Beñat Ormaetxea. You will combine this with an exquisite selection of wines and champagnes of the moment. At Kupca cocktail bar, you will discover sophisticated cocktails in the unique setting of the beautiful chapel and library. From June to September, visit La Ria Pool Bar. Here you can enjoy a refreshing drink, lunch, coffee or opt for an aperitif at sunset.

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Palacio Arriluce Hotel overlooks the Basque coast and is located just outside Bilbao. A 12-minute drive puts you in the centre of Bilbao. Zarautz is 91 km away, Santander 102 km away and San Sebastian 108 km away.

Are you travelling by plane?

Bilbao airport is 18 km away.


A transfer is possible on request.

Do you have a (rental) car?

There is free private outdoor parking. You pay 45 euros per night for the private garage.

Caractère review

Located near Bilbao, the hotel offers easy access to the bustling city while enjoying a quiet and peaceful environment. The rooms are spacious, tastefully decorated and equipped with all the necessary facilities for a pleasant stay. A historic gem with a modern nod in the midst of a beautiful region!

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