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W Hotel Barcelona
W Barcelona is a striking sail-like structure next to Barceloneta Beach, offering breathtaking design and fantastic views over Barcelona. It features a spa, infinity pool, rooftop bar and luxurious rooms.
The Mandarin Oriental is centrally located along Barcelona’s Passieg de Gracia. The hotel features luxury accommodation, a top class spa, Michelin-star dining facilities and great views of the city from the rooftop terrace.
Alma Barcelona is set in an attractive building just off Barcelona’s Passeig de Gràcia. This luxury boutique hotel offers a spa, a stylish restaurant with a terrace, and air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi.
Top pick: Barceló Raval ★★★★
The 4 star Barceló Raval hotel is located right in the heart of Barcelona. As with other Barceló hotels design is at the forefront of any guest stay, with 182 rooms and 4 sophisticated suites equipped with the latest technology. The hotel also offers iPhone docking stations, Nespresso coffee makers and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel for guests to enjoy.
Atop the hotel is a terrace and bar, where one can enjoy 360 degree views of the city, sip a cocktail, sock up some sun or have a dip in the pool.
Top pick: Barceló Sants ★★★★
The recently refurbished 4 star Barceló Sants hotel has opened its doors to a more modern, avant-garde image. A space station that offers all the necessary services to enjoy on an imaginary trip into outer space, set in tranquil and comfortable surroundings, permitting you to enjoy this travel experience in the completely renovated 364 Orbital rooms and 14 Orbital suites. The hotel offers a gym for restoring mind and body, free Wi-Fi, a cyber corner, the Orbital Bar and an excellent choice of gastronomy to enjoy in the restaurants.
This chic, good-value hotel is just 50 metres from central Barcelona’s Las Ramblas. All rooms are air-conditioned and have free Wi-Fi and satellite TV.
The stylish rooms at Hotel Curious feature large photos of Barcelona’s major attractions and monuments. The modern bathrooms are equipped with a hairdryer.
You can reach the beach in 10 minutes by taking the number 59 bus on Las Ramblas.
Bed and Breakfast
Enzo B&B is just 5 minutes’ walk from Parallel Metro Station and 200 metres from the foot of MontjuÏc Mountain. Its attractive, modern rooms have free Wi-Fi.
The rooms at Enzo B&B have minimalist white décor with colourful finishes. All rooms have heating and access to a shared bathroom.
You can make use of a shared lounge, and a kitchen with a microwave, fridge, toaster and coffee maker.
Located 7 minutes’ walk from Plaza Catalunya, Hotel Costanza has a fantastic rooftop terrace with views over Barcelona. It offers a 24-hour reception and rooms with smart décor and satellite TV.
The hotel restaurant, Bruc33 Tapas, serves tapas dishes prepared with market produce. There is also a café-bar.
Urquinaona Metro Station is under 5 minutes’ walk away, connecting you with the rest of the city.