A selection of the best luxury hotels near Barcelona City Centre. A selection by Laura Becker
ME Barcelona, a luxurious hotel opening in June 2021, is located in the heart of Barcelona, just 2.7 km from Somorrostro Beach. This 5-star accommodation boasts a terrace and a bar, as well as room service, a concierge service, a nightclub, and a tour desk. The hotel also features a restaurant serving Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, with vegetarian, vegan, and dairy-free options available upon request. For added convenience, a daily breakfast is offered with buffet, à la carte, or continental options. The multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can provide guests with useful information about the area. Popular attractions near ME Barcelona include Tivoli Theatre, Palau de la Musica Catalana, and Portal de l’Angel. The nearest airport, Barcelona El Prat, is only 13 km away, and a paid airport shuttle service is available.
Rooms: 130 Stars: 5
Stay at H10 Cubik, a boutique hotel in Barcelona. Enjoy free WiFi, a seasonal outdoor pool, terrace, and a bar. Rooms come with a flat-screen TV and private bathroom. There’s a 24-hour front desk, and nearby attractions include Sitges (35 km) and Calella (47 km). El Prat Airport is 13 km away. Relax and enjoy your stay!
Rooms: 100 Stars: 4
Experience the luxury of Iberostar Selection Paseo de Gracia, a hotel situated in the heart of Barcelona, just steps away from the iconic Plaça Catalunya Square. Enjoy the terrace with a pool, free WiFi, and private parking. Rooms are spacious and equipped with air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, and private bathrooms. Some rooms even boast city views. Plus, there’s a 24-hour front desk, restaurant, and bar to make your stay even more enjoyable. La Rambla is just 300 metres away and Paseo de Gracia, with its trendy shops and restaurants, is only 50 metres away. Barcelona El Prat Airport is only 13 km from the property.
Rooms: 119 Stars: 4
Ohla Barcelona is a boutique hotel situated in the heart of Barcelona’s historic centre. With contemporary décor, rooms feature large windows, a flat-screen TV and free WiFi. Bathrooms include bathrobes and slippers. Enjoy stunning city views from the rooftop pool and terrace, or a cocktail at the famous Ohla rooftop bar. The hotel also offers a gym, wellness area with sauna and a restaurant specialising in Catalan cuisine. Located close to Palau de la Música Concert Hall, the Cathedral and the Ramblas, Plaza Catalunya Square and Gaudi’s modernist buildings are within a 10 minute walk. Urquinaona Metro Station is only 200 metres away.
Rooms: 74 Stars: 5
Experience Barcelona in style at H10 Madison 4* Sup. This luxurious hotel is centrally located, just 2 km from Somorrostro Beach and 400 metres from the city centre. Enjoy air-conditioned rooms with a desk, coffee machine, minibar, safety deposit box, flat-screen TV and private bathroom with shower. Plus, take advantage of the outdoor swimming pool, terrace, restaurant, bar, room service and 24-hour front desk. Enjoy a buffet, à la carte or gluten-free breakfast and snacks from the in-house bar. Popular attractions such as Cathedral of Barcelona, Santa Maria del Mar and Plaça Reial are all nearby. With free WiFi, H10 Madison 4* Sup is the perfect base for exploring Barcelona.
Rooms: 101 Stars: 4
Experience the grandeur of 19th-century Barcelona at the iconic 1898 Hotel. Boasting the Speciality Monument status, this restored building is situated on La Rambla and offers elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi and marble bathrooms. Take a dip in the rooftop pool or savour Mediterranean cuisine at the stylish restaurant. Enjoy a drink and traditional tapas on the terrace. Explore the local area and discover Plaza Catalunya just 200 metres away or the Gothic Quarter with its cathedral in 10 minutes.
Rooms: 169 Stars: 4
Experience the grandeur of Barcelona City Centre with a stay at the Colón Hotel Barcelona. This neoclassic hotel offers stylish air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV, minibar, safe, work desk and private bathroom. Enjoy a meal at the hotel’s elegant restaurant, or a drink at the outdoor terrace café with views of the cathedral. Relax on the roof-top terrace, or unwind in the vitality pool and spa. With free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk, the hotel also offers car hire and nearby parking. Located just 5 minutes from Plaza Catalunya, opposite Barcelona Cathedral, it’s the perfect place for luxury city living.
Rooms: 139 Stars: 4
Experience the luxury of Hotel Bagués, a 5-star boutique hotel situated on Las Ramblas. Each room is uniquely decorated with an item from the Masriera Museum and features dark furniture, gold leaf details, flat-screen satellite TV and iPod dock. Enjoy stunning city views from the rooftop pool and bar, or explore the Gothic Quarter located just a 5-minute walk away. Delight in modern fusion cuisine at El Regulador Bistro, or order 24-hour room service. With its Speciality Monument status and exceptional amenities, Hotel Bagués offers the perfect stay in Barcelona.
Rooms: 31 Stars: 5
Soak in the stunning views of Barcelona’s famed Cathedral from the terrace of the Catalonia Magdalenes Hotel. Located in the heart of the city, just 200 metres from the Cathedral and Portal de l’Angel, the hotel offers luxurious accommodation with air-conditioned, soundproofed rooms featuring a flat-screen TV and Nespresso Coffee Machine. Pamper yourself with a relaxing soak in the spa’s hot tub, or work up a sweat in the hotel’s gym. Enjoy show-cooking during breakfast, and take advantage of the 24-hour front desk. Plaça Catalunya and Picasso Museum are both a short stroll away, while Barcelona El Prat Airport is just 13 km away.
Rooms: 61 Stars: 4
Just 100 metres from Barcelona Cathedral, the Catalonia Catedral offers a true city escape. Guests can enjoy stylish rooms with contemporary décor, flat-screen TVs, air conditioning and a minibar with a Nespresso machine. Free use of a smartphone, Wi-Fi access and a rooftop seasonal pool with a Japanese-style terrace and garden are also available. The Ascent Restaurant by Eboca serves up Mediterranean cuisine with views of the Palacio Pignatelli Art Gallery, while the hotel lobby bar offers computers, internet access and printers. Las Ramblas, Plaza de Catalunya Square and Barcelona’s Old Port and Marina are all within walking distance, and Jaume I Metro Station is just 5 minutes away.
Rooms: 71 Stars: 4
Best areas to find hotels in Barcelona City Centre
Barcelona City Centre is an ideal destination for anyone looking for a hotel in the heart of the city. With its stunning architecture, great shopping, vibrant nightlife, and a range of cultural attractions, the city centre is a great place to stay.
The Gothic Quarter (Barri Gòtic) is one of the best areas to search for a hotel in Barcelona City Centre. Located in the historical centre of Barcelona, the Gothic Quarter is full of narrow winding streets, historic buildings, and monuments. It is a great base for exploring the rest of the city, as it is within walking distance of many attractions, such as the iconic Las Ramblas and the Picasso Museum. There are plenty of hotels in the Gothic Quarter, ranging from budget-friendly options to luxury accommodations.
The El Born district is another popular area for visitors looking for a hotel in Barcelona City Centre. It is well-known for its trendy boutiques, galleries, and cafes, as well as its picturesque streets. Located just south of the Gothic Quarter, El Born is close to attractions like the Barcelona Cathedral and the Picasso Museum. It is also a great area for nightlife, with plenty of bars and clubs. There are a range of hotels in El Born, from budget-friendly options to luxury accommodations.
The Eixample district is another great area to consider when searching for a hotel in Barcelona City Centre. Located just north of the city centre, it is known for its wide boulevards, modernist architecture, and chic boutiques. It is also a great place to explore the city, as it is close to attractions like the Sagrada Familia, Casa Milà, and the Park Güell. There are plenty of hotels in the Eixample district, ranging from budget-friendly options to luxury accommodations.
The Raval district is another popular area to search for a hotel in Barcelona City Centre. Located just west of the Gothic Quarter, it is a vibrant neighbourhood full of bars, cafes, and art galleries. It is also close to attractions like the MACBA and the Boqueria market. There are plenty of hotels in the Raval district, ranging from budget-friendly options to luxury accommodations.
Finally, the Barceloneta district is another good area to consider when looking for a hotel in Barcelona City Centre. Located on the city’s waterfront, it is a great place to explore the city’s beaches and restaurants. There are plenty of hotels in the Barceloneta district, ranging from budget-friendly options to luxury accommodations.
Whether you’re looking for a budget-friendly option, a luxury accommodation, or something in between, Barcelona City Centre has something for everyone. With its stunning architecture, vibrant nightlife, and a range of cultural attractions, the city centre is a great place to stay.