Ganbara Hostel is in the heart of Bilbao’s historic quarter, on one of its famous Siete Calles, or Seven Streets. It serves a free breakfast, offers free Wi-Fi and features a 24-hour front desk, 2 communal lounges and a shared kitchen.

Each of the simply decorated, modern dorms at Ganbara Hostel has heating, air conditioning and access to a shared bathroom with a hairdryer. Bed linens and lockers are included. Guests can rent towels at the front desk.

The hostel also has a laundry room, and there are 2 TVs, a Wii, games and DVDs in the lounge area. There are also vending machines, luggage storage and tourist information available at the front desk.

The hostel is a 5 minute walk from the Basque Museum and nearby Casco Viejo Metro station. Buses to the famous Guggenheim Museum stop a 10 minute walk away.

Bilbao Train Station is less than half a mile from the Ganbara.

This is our guests' favorite part of Bilbao, according to independent reviews.

Ganbara Hostel has been welcoming guests since Feb 14, 2013

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Bilbao, this property has an excellent location score of 10.0!

Breakfast Info



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Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days
  • Do you have planned events or activities?
    Yes, We have
    Answered on 14 October 2019
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    We lend a padlocks!
    Answered on 11 October 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    Yes, we have a luggage storage!!
    Answered on 10 October 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Sheets yes. Towels have a cost of 1€
    Answered on 11 October 2019
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?
    Answered on 11 October 2019
Area info *
Amenities of Ganbara Hostel
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Bingo
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Bar crawls
  • Evening entertainment
  • Karaoke
  • Ping-pong
  • Game room
Living Area
  • Dining area
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Public transit tickets
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Visual aids (tactile signs)
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

House rules

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3:00 PM - 12:00 AM


6:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Red 6000 Ganbara Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Tourist License: BBI00004