Some of our clients ask us to recommend a hotel for their stay in Barcelona. It is always difficult to give good advice because choosing a hotel depends on your preferences, your interests and also your budget.
Choosing a hotel also depends on the neighborhood in which you want to stay you can consult our guide to Barcelona neighborhoods
We can recommend a few hotels that in our opinion are special if you are looking for a unique experience.
Remember to book well in advance, because in Barcelona, compared to other European capitals, hotel prices are quite high, especially in high season and when international fairs like the Mobile World Congress are held.
A 4 stars hotel, near the Ramblas and a stone's throw from the Gothic Quarter.
It is a jewel of Catalan modernism (modern art). Founded in 1859, it was restored in 1903 by Lluis Domenech i Montaner, one of Barcelona's most important architects, author of, among others, of the Catalan Music Palace and the San Pablo Hospital.
-> Hotel España website
In the heart of the Gothic Quarter, this 5-star GL hotel has succeeded in integrating into a historic building, partly leaning on the 2000-year-old Roman wall of Barcelona, a haven of peace and luxury.
Impressive atmosphere and decoration, high price.
-> Hotel Mercer website
In the Gothic Quarter, after going through a labyrinth of alleys, you will find San Felip Neri Square, one of the most beautiful squares in the historic center.
The Relais et Châteaux chain has converted two medieval palaces in a luxury hotel.
Unique location, high price, no access by car or taxi.
-> Hotel Neri website
Hotel H10 Cubik
Also in the historic center of Barcelona, this 4-star hotel, part of the H10 chain, guarantee of quality and service, offers a very modern decoration.
Apart from its very good location, which allows you to explore the city center on foot, a terrace on the 8th floor offers a privileged view of the city and the cathedral.
-> Hotel H10 Cubik website
Hotel H10 Art Gallery
A little further from the historic centre, in the eixample district, close to Paseo de Gracia avenue and the most famous Gaudí buildings, this 4-stars hotel offers a neat and sophisticated decoration, based on the exhibition of works of art by Catalan artists such as Joan Miró or Antoni Tàpies.
-> Hotel H10 Art Gallery website
Hotel Cotton House
The building that houses the hotel was built in 1879 to be the residence of Miquel Boada a wealthy textile industrialist. In 1958 it was acquired by the Cotton Producers Guild, which added three floors and its emblem on the façade: a white cotton flower. Transformed in 2015 into a hotel with 83 rooms, the wooden floors, ceilings and mouldings, designer lamps, as well as an impressive hanging spiral staircase where preserved. Pieces of art, fabric samples and documents from the time are on display in the library and the tailors workshop.
-> Hotel Cotton House website
You can also consult the major booking platforms on the internet. You can check comments from other hotel guests.
The platforms which offers the best choices are:
Prices are generally quite similar and even reserving directly on the hotel's website prices are usually not lower.
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