We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hotel Holiday Inn Express Bilbao

3.0 of 5 Zarandoa Kalea 5 | (junto al aeropuerto de Bilbao), 48160 Derio, Spain
Hotel website
Hotel deals
Special Offer
Save 10-30%
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 9 more sites!
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hotel Holiday Inn Express Bilbao
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Hotel Holiday Inn Express Bilbao
Write a Review

266 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    68
    140
    51
    5
    2
See reviews for
75
81
19
65
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (14)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (266)
  • Mar-May only
    (50)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (96)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (83)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (37)
All months
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel is located very near to Bilbao Airport (5 minutes drive) and they have a very efficient shuttle bus to transfer us to and fro to the hotel and airport. The shuttle is free to use and can be boarded from the 3rd floor of the airport (which is the departure area). So in case you arrived in the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
HIEXBILBAO, Front Office Manager at Hotel Holiday Inn Express Bilbao, responded to this review

Dear ShankarHariharan Thank you very much for your review. We are very glad to know you liked all the services we offer: shuttle bus from/to the airport, included breakfast, free wi-fi and so on. We hope to see you next time you visit the area. Kind regards More 

Mirfield, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
51 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly and efficient reception staff. The rooms are very clean and comfortable. This hotel has a nice bar and a good adjoining restaurant, although I was getting the "Lufthansa cancelled flight menu" which wasn't very good! This hotel also served breakfast at 5am for people like me who were catching an early flight, which I thought was excellent service.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
30 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean rooms with efficient friendly reception, this hotel is ideal for the airport for which there is a free shuttle. Breakfast is included. There is little around apart from what would appear to be warehouses but it is ideal for late arrivals or early departures. I think the place has a restaurant and bar.

Was this review helpful? Yes
HIEXBILBAO, Front Office Manager at Hotel Holiday Inn Express Bilbao, responded to this review

Dear al0mnus Thank you very much for your recent stay in our hotel. We appreciate you take the time to leave a good review about us. We hope you have the chance of staying with us again in the future. Kind regards More 

Sweden
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
21 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

A perfekt hotel near Bilbao airport. Nice clean rooms with ok breakfast.Good WiFi connection.Free shuttle service to the airport.Taxi to Bilbao cost 20 euro. Old town is really nice to walk around and tasting the pintxos.

Was this review helpful? Yes
HIEXBILBAO, Front Office Manager at Hotel Holiday Inn Express Bilbao, responded to this review

Dear Jonas F Thank you for taking your time to leave us your review about your recent stay in our hotel. We are glad to know you enjoyed it and you liked the city of Bilbao. We hope to see you soon. Kind regards More 

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Hotel in Bilbao was very booked up during the 2 nights I spent there. It is very close to the airport but I didn't hear any aircraft at all. Reason for that was, that planes were not flying at night time. I don't usually stay at Holiday Inns but this one was good value for money. The price included a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
HIEXBILBAO, Front Office Manager at Hotel Holiday Inn Express Bilbao, responded to this review

Dear Tapio999 Thank you for your recent stay in our hotel. We are very sorry for the inconveniences of the noise from the room next to yours. We hope to see you again in case you need to stay close to the airport. Kind regards More 

Madrid, Spain
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Chose this hotel as Bilbao was very booked up during the 3 nights we have just spent there. It is close to the airport but we didn't hear any aircraft at all. Don't usually stay at Holiday Inns but this one was really good value for money. The rate included breakfast. We did however discover on the first morning a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
HIEXBILBAO, Front Office Manager at Hotel Holiday Inn Express Bilbao, responded to this review

Dear Marfer, Thank you very much for staying with us. We really apologize about the noise coming from the housekeeping office that did not let you had a good rest. Our goal is that all of our guests can have a good ninght sleep. We are going to take actions not to happen again. We hope to see you in... More 

Durham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
40 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

It looks like all Holiday Express with the same standards and everything correct. If you have an early fly it is the best option. Service was ok and prepared to support all kind of customers. There is far from bilbao

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
HIEXBILBAO, Front Office Manager at Hotel Holiday Inn Express Bilbao, responded to this review

Hello qscofr1! Thank you very much for your recent stay in our hotel. We hope you have the chance of visiting us in a near future. Kind regards More 

Hoofddorp, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Years ago during our holidays in Portugal, we stayed a lot in Holiday Inn Express Lisbon, which we always enjoyed. On our way back from Portugal to the Netherlands, we wanted to stop for the night and we checked a couple of hotels on the route. All where booked, but Holiday Inn Expres Bilbao had one room left. Althought it... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
HIEXBILBAO, Front Office Manager at Hotel Holiday Inn Express Bilbao, responded to this review

Dear Michael094163, Thank you very much for taking your time to write a review here in TripAdvisor about your recent stay in our hotel. Your comments are very good for us to keep improving our services and guest experiences. We hope to see you back in a near future. Kind regards, More 

Jyvaskyla, Finland
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
41 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This hotel is in the airport area and they offer free shuttle buss to airport. Hotel is quite modern and standard holiday inn quality. My room was some kind of special for invalids I guess. Anyhow room was spacious and bathroom was big. Breakfast was not yet served when I left so cannot tell about that. Anyhow I can recommend... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
HIEXBILBAO, Front Office Manager at Hotel Holiday Inn Express Bilbao, responded to this review

Dear RamiH-10, Thank you very much for your review. I am afraid to know you left so early in the morning that could not taste our breakfast. Every day we have part of the breakfast ready from 5.00am for all the early travellers. We hope you could enjoy it next time! Kind regards, More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Standard international chain. Very useful for the airport, the free shuttle runs from 5am until 11.45pm. If you are a light sleeper this hotel is not the best, the walls are very thin and you can definitely hear the motorway just outside.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
HIEXBILBAO, Front Office Manager at Hotel Holiday Inn Express Bilbao, responded to this review

Dear Cantab H, Thank you very much for choosing us in your recent visit to Bilbao, we are glad to know that our location fit with your needs. We hope to see you soon in a near future. Kind regards, More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Hotel Holiday Inn Express Bilbao? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Holiday Inn Express Bilbao

Address: Zarandoa Kalea 5 | (junto al aeropuerto de Bilbao), 48160 Derio, Spain
Phone Number:
Location: Spain > Basque Country > Vizcaya Province > Derio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Holiday Inn Express Bilbao 3*
Number of rooms: 114
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, IHG, Cheap Tickets, Hotels.com, Priceline, Despegar.com, Travelocity, Agoda, Odigeo, TripOnline SA and Tingo so you can book your Hotel Holiday Inn Express Bilbao reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

116 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (59)
Viewed
Room/suite (26)
Viewed
Bathroom (16)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (6)
Viewed
Other (7)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (57)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
Dining (17)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (2)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
Room/suite (15)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (11)
Viewed
Other (5)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay