The largest city in the Basque Country, Bilbao is a beautiful city in Spain definitely worth adding to your list. With its rich history and cultural scene – including the iconic Guggenheim Museum Bilbao designed by Frank Gehry – it has plenty to offer to visitors and remote workers curious to change scenery. Tourism, as well as banking and exports through its port, are thriving activities in the area. Whether you’re thinking of a short weekend or a few months in town, Remotely Serious has selected the top coworking spaces in Bilbao to make your stay as comfortable and productive as possible.
Over 500m2, BilbaoLab Coworking offers a peaceful environment in which to work, created by a combination of wood, white walls and natural light. In the Abando district, at the heart of the city, you can get a coworking day pass for 25€ (the price comes down to 22€ if you book 5 consecutive days), to be used any weekday between 9:00 and 20:00. Only need afternoon access? For 150€/month, you can access hot desking Monday to Friday, 15:00 to 20:00, with 3h of meeting room use. A full time coworking membership at 250€ grants you 24/7 access and comes with your own locker, bookcase and chest of drawers. Options are also available for teams of up to 4 people who wish to work at the same desk within the coworking area. 2 meeting rooms and one multipurpose room (for up to 26 people) can be rented by the hour, the half-day or the day, starting at 8€/h for a 4-6 people meeting room. Finally, private offices are also on offer for up to 6 people. Cubicles, soundproof rooms, a kitchen and a printing center are accessible to all.
In the center of Bilbao, Ehub! Coworking is a straightforward solution that promotes exchanges and collaboration, bringing together people from different but complementary sectors. A day pass costs 25€, while a 2-day voucher is only 35€. Count 100€ for 10 days, and memberships are available for unlimited half-days: 156€/month for mornings, and 106€/month for afternoons. Full time access to the common area comes at 242€/month, and coworkers get 4h of meeting room usage each month. Lockers, a printer and a scanner, parking space, an equipped kitchen, a terrace and meeting rooms with a touch screen are available. Private offices for up to 10 people can be rented out, while the meeting rooms start at 28€/hour.
Located near the estuary, ICAZA Coworking focuses on the potential inherent to coworking – you never know when you might meet your next collaborator! In this professional-looking space, you can choose between a flexible desk for every morning (120€/month) or afternoon (105€), or for every weekday (195€) with 3h of meeting room access; fixed positions are also available for 240€/month and come with 6h of meeting room use. Be sure to note that coworking days are Monday-Thursday, 8:00 to 18:00, and Friday 8:00 to 15:00 – you too need a siesta! Private offices can also be rented for 24/7 access, starting with a 2-person office at 355€/month; make sure to check the website for availability. 3 meeting rooms are on offer and can accommodate up to 8 people. The Sala Gris, for up to 4, starts at 22€/h. In the cafe area, you can enjoy complimentary hot drinks and network.
If you are looking for a coworking option for at least a month, Alzola Coworking might be for you. In the center of Bilbao, this dynamic, no-nonsense space offers a monthly coworking membership at 200€ (160€ if you sign an annual contract) that grants you 24/7 access to your fixed and large individual desk in a shared space, 2h of meeting room use, a locked drawer, and use of a private relaxation area and a wireless printer. For your own position in a shared office, count the same amount and benefit from 4h in the meeting room. Private offices for up to 6 people can also be rented from 360€/month, and the 25m2 meeting room is available from 30€/hour. A 55m2, flexible training room to host your classes, workshops and larger gatherings is also on offer from 80€/half-day.
Created with designers and visual artists in mind, Huruma Coworking is more akin to a shared studio space than an office. In the center of town, next to the Guggenheim Museum, it offers wide workstations within its spare, white and peaceful space for 220€/month with access to an equipped meeting room. This is a really simple proposition, but one that could just bring your designing work to the next level, as you meet and exchange with other professionals in your field!
Spaces - Bilbao, Abando
In the Abando neighborhood, Spaces offers its usual combination of coworking space, private offices and meeting rooms over 9 floors. Full of natural light and activity, this is a reliable option whether you’re looking for just 5 days per month of hot desking (99€), or to do it every weekday, between 9:00 and 18:00 (235€). 19 dedicated desks accessible 24/7/365 are available for 259€/month, as well as 69 private offices starting at 269€ per person per month. This location has 4 meeting rooms at your disposal, starting with a 5-seat room at 25€/hour and going up to a 10-person room at 59€/hour. An outdoor area as well as a coffee and sandwich bar make this space even cozier.