The Residence is home to students of the University of the Basque Country. It includes a TV and DVD lounge, a games room, a gym and a self-service laundry room. Snacks and drinks are available from vending machines.There is free Wi-Fi access in all the building and the Residence also has a 24-hour reception with a tour desk, which can provide information about the city. Residencia Universitaria Blas de Otero offers value accommodation in the historic centre of Bilbao, 400 metres from the Cathedral. Rooms include a private bathroom, small kitchen and free wi-fi access. It has single and double studios with a bathroom and kitchen. All of the rooms are outward-facing, have an equipped kitchen, bathroom, heating, telephone and Wi-fi connection. It is right in the city centre, very near as well as the train and underground station. In addition to the to the Guggenheim museum, which must absolutely be visited, Bilbao has many less celebrated areas that are nonetheless of great historical interest, such as the old quarter, known as the Casco Viejo (also famous for its taverns and bars).This residence is open to the university community all year round. If you are not a member of the Educational or University Community, a membership card by any Hostel Association in the IYHF must be presented.