Explore the Best Hotels in Barcelona

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Barcelona is a city full of culture, beauty, and excitement. With so much to see and do, finding the perfect place to stay is important. Let’s explore the best hotels in Barcelona, from luxurious accommodations to charming boutique options. Whether you’re visiting for a weekend or an planning extended stay, these top picks will ensure that you have a memorable experience.

Hotel Bagués

Hotel Bagués
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A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, this five-star hotel on La Rambla street is housed in the historic El Regulador palace, which once contained 19th-century jewelry workshops. Rooms are cozy, with the smallest Single Room accommodating one guest. The terrace bar and pool offer views of the neighboring church’s stone façade.

The Barcelona Edition

The Barcelona Edition
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The Edition Hotel, located between the Gothic Quarter and El Born, features walnut-paneled rooms with leather headboards and parquet floors, each with a cozy window seat. Some rooms, as well as the rooftop terrace with a restaurant and plunge pool, offer views of Santa Caterina Market’s colorful roof. The hotel also has a bespoke cocktail bar, Punch Room.

Hotel 1898

Hotel 1898
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Hotel 1898, which originally housed the General Philippines Tobacco Company, offers a serene escape from La Rambla. Its grand lobby, marble archways, and colonial-inspired decor reflect its historic past. The hotel boasts three bars and restaurants, a rooftop terrace with a pool, and the atmospheric Spa Siargao, set in the building’s former coal bunker. Rooms feature memorable marble bathrooms.

W Barcelona

W Barcelona
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The W, known as “La Vela” by locals for its sail-like shape, stands alone on the Barcelona shoreline, offering unobstructed city and sea views from its 473 rooms. The hotel features diverse dining options, including Peruvian and Japanese cuisines, and a beach club restaurant. The W also has two pools: the beach-view Wet Deck and the secluded rooftop Sun Deck.

Hotel Neri

Hotel Neri
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This Relais & Chateaux hotel in the Gothic Quarter is named after the adjacent historic square. The hotel is made up of the joining of two mansions, one of which dates back to the 12th century. With just 22 vibrant rooms, this rare spot offers personalized service. Amenities include an al fresco restaurant in the square and a secluded terrace with a plunge pool.

Casa Bonay

Casa Bonay
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Casa Bonay is a trendy hotel with a lively lobby and a cocktail bar called Libertine. Rooms feature geometric tile flooring and blankets from Teixidors. Enjoy coffee from a local roaster at the in-house coffee shop Tostao. The rooftop restaurant offers sunny lunches, while a guest-only area provides sunbeds and outdoor showers for a more private experience.

Hotel Arts Barcelona

Hotel Arts Barcelona
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Hotel Arts, a 44-floor skyscraper by architect Bruce Graham, debuted during the 1994 Olympics on Barcelona’s seafront. Featuring clean interiors and large windows, the hotel offers spectacular views, especially from its penthouses. Amenities include a pillow menu, luxury bathroom products, a rooftop garden, and a 43rd-floor spa. Enoteca Paco Pérez, a two-Michelin-star restaurant at the Hotel Arts, is a top dining destination.

Mandarin Oriental Barcelona

Mandarin Oriental Barcelona
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The five-star Mandarin Oriental on Passeig de Gràcia offers stylish accommodations. Splurge on a balcony room, a suite with a terrace and hot tub, or the top-floor penthouse. The buzzing rooftop terrace provides excellent views of the city and Chef Carme Ruscalleda leads the acclaimed Moments restaurant. 

Majestic Hotel and Spa

Majestic Hotel and Spa
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Located in the city center, this fashionable hotel offers comfortable rooms with marble bathrooms. The Majestic features the city’s largest suite, The Royal Suite Penthouse, with a private terrace and hot tub. Popular dining spots include Restaurant SOLC, known for its luxurious Sunday brunches, and the rooftop La Dolce Vitae, which has a summer resident DJ.

Cotton House Hotel

Cotton House Hotel
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Cotton House, a neoclassical architectural gem, is set in the 19th-century headquarters of the Cotton Producers Guild. Transformed into a modern boutique hotel in 2015, it preserves charming elements like a midcentury spiral staircase. Amenities include a small gym, in-room Nespresso machines, a library, and complimentary breakfast. The rooftop pool offers views of the Sagrada Familia church.

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