El Sol Advertising Festival 2018

23 May, 2018

From 31st May to 02nd June, has taken place in Bilbao the 33th edition of the Latin-American Festival of the Advertising Communication El Sol.

This year they are 193 agencies composed by more than 1700 professionals, which will take part with more than 2000 spots, turning the city into the capital of the advertising.

The Hotel Carlton is one of the official hotels of the event.




Aránzazu Hoteles in M&I Forum 2018 in Algarve

18 April, 2018

This week, from Wednesday the 18th to Saturday the 21st  April, Aranzazu Hoteles has been in the new edition of M & I Forum in Algarve.

This forum of Meeting and Incentives is exclusively for professionals, where suppliers present their products and services in detail.

People who attend to this event are carefully selected by the organization for professional appointments and contacts were as productive as possible.




VIII Contest of Art Hotel Carlton 2018

13 April, 2018

The Hotel Carlton of Bilbao together with the faculty of Fine arts of the University of the Basque Country / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea, organizes ” the VIIIth Contest of Art Hotel Carlton 2018 ” in the Bilbao´s Feast.

The works will be exposed during Take hold Nagusia of Bilbao 2018, from 18/08/2018 up to 02/09/2018, both inclusive, in the lobby of the Hotel Carlton of Bilbao.

All the exposed works are unpublished and original, with a technology, size, format and topic to the free choice of the artist.

The failure of the Juror, possessing the representatives’ presence of the UPV, of the Hotel Carlton and of the cultural area, will announce september 13rd of at 13:30 h.




Hotel Carlton is Pet Friendly

06 April, 2018

We are glad to announce that Carlton Hotel is now Pet Friendly.

Carlton Hotel accepts dogs up to 8 Kgs., subject to the availability of the Hotel and with 1 pet per room.

For those customers visiting us with their pets, the Hotel will offer them a dog kit including a bowl and a trainning pad.




Hotel Carlton´s Fachade Renovation

19 January, 2018

The Hotel Carlton is renewing the surface of his fachade with mineral paintings, which advanced technology is respectful with the environment. The improvements are carried out for the conservation of the front, embellishment and satisfaction of the persons who visit the Hotel and walk along Bilbao.

From his inauguration in 1926 the Hotel designed by D. Manuel M ª Smith, is a multicultural emblem of the city and adds this way to the celebration of the distinction “Best European City 2018” of Bilbao, for his urbanism.




The Artagan Restaurant of Carlton Hotel Offers Sunday´s Buffet Lunch

19 January, 2018

Every Sunday are to enjoy them. With friends, with family, with your couple…..From February 4rd The Artagan Restaurant of the Carlton Hotel offers every Sunday, his wide and varied buffet lunch. Mixed salads, pasta, paella, hummus, stuffed, showcooking, pintxos, home made sweets.

The entrance from 14:00pm up to 16:00pm.  The end of the service: 18:00h.

Adults price: 25,00€ (10% VAT included).

Children price until 12 years old: 17,00€ (10% VAT included).

Drinks not included.




“Personal Assistant” service available

18 January, 2018

New service of “Personal Assitant” for our guests.

We offer a wide range of plans and option to make your visit to Bilbao an unforgetable experience. We will be your “Personal Assistant” in the city, together we can develop a range of activities depending upon your interests and requirements. You will be provided with a part-time or full-time assistant who will facilitate your daily city life, escort you through the city’s museums and its best and most traditional restaurants. Our clients can choose to go shopping accomanied by a stylist or  request that a selection of clothes be brought to your hotel room, request a massage, a hairdresser or even a personal trainer.

We are able to arrange anything you require via our website www.cristinapuente.es




Inauguration of Basque Country´s stand at FITUR

18 January, 2018

Aránzazu Hotels attended the inauguration of the stand of Basque Country in the fair FITUR, in Madrid.

In words of Mr. Alfredo Retortillo, Counselor of Trade, Tourism and Consumption of the Basque Government: ” Basque Country grows and it does it in the good direction, with criteria of sustainability and balance, quality and own characteristics “.

As the Counselor explained, the Tourism has happened to be an authentic industry in the Basque Country and there is foreseen that in the year 2017 we have overcome 3,5 million visitors.

For the agenda of these days, we can highlight the delivery of the EDEN and SICTED awards as well as the presentation of the international events that will take place in Bilbao – Biscay this year 2018.




Aranzazu Hoteles present at Fitur 2018

08 January, 2018

The 38th Edition of the international tourism fair, FITUR 2018, which takes place from 17 to 21 January 2018, will once again host the world tourism industry, with the most complete exhibition of proposals and destinations of enterprises, organizations and institutions around the world.

FITUR is a global meeting point for tourism professionals and the leading trade fair for inbound and outbound Ibero American markets.




Tourist Promotion Work Days in Germany – Aránzazu Hoteles

20 October, 2017

Inside the Plan of Tourist Actions for International Promotion programmed for the year 2017, Basquetour – Basque Agency of Tourism has foreseen to celebrate, in collaboration with the OET of Munich, two Days of Promotion and in GERMANY. These cities have been chosen by their excellent flight connection by Bilbao. Stuttgart on October 25th and Munich on October 26th.

Some representatives of the mentioned organizations will attend the events: Mr Alfredo Retortillo – Counselor of Tourism, Trade and Consumption of the Basque Government, Ms Maider Echevarria – Director of Tourism of Basque Government, Mr Harkaitz Millán – The Director of Basquetour and Mr. Álvaro Blanco Volmer, The Director of the OET of Munich.

The program for the event is directed to tourism professional agents, and the destination presentation will have following actions:

– Workshop with the principal tourist Basque companies. Aránzazu Hotels will show the functionality of the Abando Hotel to the tourist agents and the luxury of the Hotel Carlton in Bilbao; the wide offer of leisure and business at Hotel San Sebastian and the charming Hotel Los Agustinos.

– Presentation of destination. The Director of Tourism of the Basque Government, Ms Maider Echevarría, will make a detailed presentation of the destination.

The event will finish with a cocktail with the main ingredients of the Basque gastronomy.