Hotels in Barcelona

David Cicconi

Visiting gourmands have long been crazy for the brilliant revisionist Catalan cooking of chef Jordi Cruz and now, thankfully, they don't... Read More

Casa Bonay is a new design-centric hotel in L’Eixample where the restaurant staff’s uniforms are in the same tropical print as the wallpaper. Read More

Fernando Amat, owner of Spain’s housewares boutique Vinçon, and architect Jordi Tió created the 25-suite Casa Camper for the bohemian Spanish shoemaker.... Read More

The hotel is the last Art Nouveau hotel still in operation in Barcelona. The 96 plush guestrooms are done up in shades of café con leche in this... Read More

The main reason for including this hotel on this list is the building itself. Occupying a former 1911 palace and designed by the modernist architecture... Read More

This is the hotel that started the boutique hotel movement in Barcelona, in my opinion; Camper is a famous Spanish brand of shoes, and the owners... Read More

One of the most recent additions to Marriott's Autograph Collection, Hotel Cotton House Barcelona is housed in an iconic 19th century building that was... Read More

The avant-garde Cram l’Hotel showcases the work of some of Spain’s finest interior decorators. The hotel, centrally located on the Aribau... Read More

Built in 1919, but renovated in 2004, this Eixample neighborhood hotel is near several major attractions: Las Ramblas, Passeig de Gràcia, The... Read More

Don't miss the opportunity to stay in this luxury residence consisting of six two-bedroom suites, each of which comes equipped with its very own... Read More

This is a very stylish hotel, which offers both a great breakfast and splendid rooms just a few minutes’ walk from Passeig de Gràcia in the city center.... Read More

It takes some effort to get to this property located on the outskirts of the city: guests must first take a taxi or bus, and then funicular and train... Read More

The romantic ambience at this hotel features soft lighting, lots of black and grays, and very modern rooms with views onto one of the city's main... Read More

Few would argue with the fact that the Grand Central Hotel has the best roof terrace in Barcelona. With views of the entire city and an infinity pool... Read More

A quick five minute walk to Las Ramblas, this hotel is a favorite among business travelers. Design is somewhat quirky – the eight-story property... Read More

The only inconvenient aspect of this hotel is that it is far from the city center (it’s in the financial district, close to the city’s convention center... Read More

Classic, discreet, and extremely elegant, Hotel 1898 boasts one of the city's best rooftops. The hotel's on-site restaurant, La Isabela, offers a 360... Read More

This hotel is ideal for a decadent vacation. The property has every amenity you might want—but best of all is its heated indoor swimming pool, After... Read More

Classic, discreet, and extremely elegant, Hotel 1898 boasts one of the city’s best rooftops. The hotel’s on-site restaurant, La Isabela, offers a 360... Read More

A stone-and-glass town house in the Modernist Gràcia district with 34 natural-toned rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows and two Belle É... Read More

This quiet, cozy hotel in the historic heart of the city is a good idea if you want to enjoy an intimate Barcelona stay without sacrificing high-class... Read More

Although this Ritz-Carlton waterfront property opened more than two decades ago, it remains the best choice for a luxury stay in Barcelona. The Arts... Read More

Stay in this tower of blue glass and steel that rises 44 stories in Port Olímpic (the Olympic Port) with stunning views of the city, water, and... Read More

Although this Ritz-Carlton waterfront property opened more than two decades ago, it remains the best choice for a luxury stay in Barcelona. The Arts... Read More

This lovely hotel in the heart of Las Ramblas (it occupies a former 19th-century jewelry workshop) has a knowledgeable staff, a large terrace with views... Read More

This lovely hotel in the heart of Las Ramblas (it occupies a former 19th-century  jewelry workshop) has a knowledgable staff, a large terrace with... Read More

Hotel Banys Orientals Location is this hip boutique hotel's trump card—you're right on the edge of El Born, Barcelona's trendiest neighborhood,... Read More

The rooftop at Hotel Barceló Raval is one of the coziest and warmest—at least in terms of human interactions—in Barcelona. The neighborhood, a rich... Read More

One of my favorite boutique hotels in Barcelona, this place makes you feel like family. Nice rooms, an excellent location, and above all, a truly... Read More

An urban oasis hidden in the authentic, up-and-coming neighborhood of Poble Sec and just a stone's throw from the beautiful hill of Montjuïc. The... Read More

The highlight here is not the service (if you check out during prime time, you may learn a few Catalan obscenities from the harried staff)—rather,... Read More

Claris is one of my favorite hotels in the city. It’s well located—within walking distance of Passeig de Gràcia, Las Ramblas and the historic Gothic... Read More

I like Hotel Confortel for both its service and location. Researching establishments near the center of the city is one good way to choose a hotel in... Read More

Close to the University of Barcelona, this design-minded property in the Eixample neighborhood is also close to Casa Mila and La Sagrada Familia.... Read More

Opened in 2004, Hotel Diagonal was designed by Barcelona architect Juli Capella, and its entrance features wood and metallic accents, modern furniture,... Read More

Located in one of Barcelona's most famous squares, la Plaça Reial, the Do Reial is a perfect hotel for a romantic getaway. Its 18 rooms are prettily... Read More

Located in one of Barcelona's most famous squares, la Plaça Reial, the Do Reial is the perfect hotel for a romantic getaway. Its 18 rooms are prettily... Read More

In the middle of the checkerboard Eixample neighborhood, this stunning steel-and-glass-encased building is redolent of an industrial complex and a... Read More

This is a great hotel with a spa and there’re not many of those in the city. It’s located in the neighborhood of El Paral.lel, the old theatre district... Read More

Another of the city’s classic luxury hotels (and a favorite of traveling businessmen), the Majestic is located right in the middle of Passeig de Gràcia ... Read More

Despite its setting in Barcelona’s busy pedestrian zone, the hotel is unexpectedly serene (murmuri means murmur). Almost half of the 53 gray-and... Read More

This hotel is beautifully located on La Rambla Catalunya, and close to allthe major sights in the city. The Murmuri is one of my favorite spots in... Read More

This is my top recommendation on this list. The hotel is beautiful; every detail has been thought out carefully, the breakfast is wonderful and the... Read More

An intimate 18th-century palace that blends old-world romance with funky Catalan chic in medieval Barri Gotic, the neighborhood where Picasso lived,... Read More

My favorite hotel on this list, the Neri offers fantastic rooms, excellent room service, and one of the most beautiful environments in the city—it’s... Read More

With its clean lines and unpretentious look, Juli Capella’s Hotel Omm projects an incandescent warmth. The interiors, created by Sandra Tarruella... Read More

I really like this hotel as a family establishment. It’s in the very center of the city (5 minutes from everywhere by foot), but the location (a very... Read More

This is one of the best hotels on Las Ramblas in terms of value. The excellent service, flawless decor, and many room amenities make you forget that you... Read More

I like this very nice hotel which is part of the Marriot chain for its location (in Pau Claris, very near the Jaime Beriestain store I recommend in the... Read More

A 10-minute walk from the historic city center, this hotel has 53 rooms and a lounge with a grand piano. Read More

This modern, upmarket hotel has an enviable location away from the main tourist trail of Las Ramblas, but just a short walk from the Picasso Museum, the... Read More

A classic hotel with exemplary service in a perfect location, Le Meridien is the best choice for lovers of "tradition" looking for an hotel that really... Read More

Location is the major draw at this La Rambla property. The hotel has easy access to the city’s harbor, the Gothic Quarter, and Plaza Cataluñ... Read More

The Neoclassical Hotel Majestic is located at the center of Barcelona amidst the city’s most popular Modernista architecture: the Sagrada Fam... Read More

Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola oversaw the conversion of this midcentury bank building (at the main intersection of Barcelona’s elegant... Read More

One of the latest luxury chains to arrive in Barcelona, the Mandarin-Oriental is great in every aspect: location, service, and rooms. The service is... Read More

The namesake of Margot Tenenbaum from the movie The Royal Tenenbaums, Margot House is an understated boutique hotel situated on Barcelona's most... Read More

The Market Hotel is conveniently located at the border of L'Eixample and El Raval. Set in an early-20th-century town house with four-poster beds and... Read More

We may never have ventured into Poblenou, Barcelona’s emerging tech district, if it weren’t for Dominique Perrault’s 400-foot-tall... Read More

The Mercer offers one of the most exclusive hotel experiences that can be found in Barcelona. Opened in September 2012, it combines historical heritage... Read More

I love the architecture of this hotel; the Novotel can be described with one word: light. It has very large windows and fantastic views of the city... Read More

One of the best budget chains in Spain, Petit Palace has four great outposts in Barcelona. At all of them, the beds are comfy, most of the rooms have... Read More

The Spain-based chain of Room Mate hotels is famous around Europe for their combination of good design and affordable pricing. This is the first... Read More

This great, modern Madrid-based chain has hotels all over Europe that are great for budget travelers; their properties all have nice design (especially... Read More

Probably the best hotel in Barcelona when it comes to value, the Banys Orientals combines nice design and awesome rooms with an incredible price and a... Read More

The hotel prides itself on top-notch service. Housekeepers leave bonbons or flowers on pillows in Superior rooms and suites, and concierges create... Read More

This elegant five star hotel is one the newest additions to Barcelona's excellent hotel scene. Set in a building dating from 1846, The Serras is modern... Read More

This is a great four-star hotel in a nice location in the center of the city. I personally appreciate the décor, which is both very modern and very... Read More

At this four-star boutique hotel, you can enjoy large rooms in with minimalist decor, a chic rooftop terrace with umbrella-shaded tables, and a ground... Read More

Shaped like a sail of glass and steel, the silhouette of the W Barcelona has become one of the most iconic landmarks on the Barcelona skyline since it... Read More

Like a slice of Dubai plunked amid the formerly modest fishing enclave of Barceloneta, this gleaming 26-story W (which opened in October 2009) resembles... Read More

The best thing about this hotel is that it’s far from the noise of the city, set along the boardwalk in La Barecloneta (although if you like to be... Read More

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