The hotel is centrally located 5 minutes' walk from Abando metro station and Bilbao train station. The bus station is 20 minutes on foot, the Old Town is a 5-minute walk and the Guggenheim Museum is just over 1 km away. The city hotel is housed in a historic building, formerly Bilbao's opera house. It shares the building with Bilbao's Gran Casino, which has a Basque restaurant, Restaurante Ibaigane. Guests can relax in the hotel's reading room or TV lounge. Corporate travellers can take advantage of the wireless Internet access and conference facilities. Refreshments can be found at the poolside snack bar. Renovated in 2011, the air-conditioned historical hotel offers 97 guest rooms in total. Each room features an en-suite bathroom and individually regulated air conditioning and heating among other amenities.