Barcelona is a city known for its breathtaking architecture, lively culture, and exquisite cuisine. With so much to offer, it’s no surprise that it attracts visitors from all over the world. To truly indulge in the city’s charm, one should stay at any of the luxurious hotels that Barcelona has to offer. From stunning rooftop views to Michelin-starred restaurants, these hotels provide an unparalleled experience. Ready to be wowed? We’ve shortlisted some of the best hotels in Barcelona, each offering a unique and unforgettable stay in this beautiful city.
Designed by the renowned architect Ricardo Bofill, W Barcelona is a fun and luxurious beachfront getaway along the Barceloneta Boardwalk. Each of the suites and guestrooms offers panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea and the city, and the hotel has several bars and restaurants offering different cuisines. After chilling out by the outdoor pool or on the beach, the stylish suites feature pops of colour that guarantee a recharging stay.
Hotel Arts Barcelona
Don’t let the industrial exterior fool you… Rising 44 storeys above the sea, Hotel Arts Barcelona is nothing but pure indulgence inside. This 5-star urban getaway boasts a two Michelin-starred restaurant, a rooftop spa, and 2 outdoor pools overlooking the sea and the hotel’s gardens. Inside the spacious suites, a seamless combination of wood, metal, and glass elements is a testament to the hotel’s contemporary style and passion for art. It also has an on-site art gallery where local and national artists get to showcase their work!
Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona
A stay in the Mandarin Oriental Barcelona places you in the heart of the city while spoiling you with the world-class hospitality of the Mandarin Oriental Hotels. Situated on the Passeige de Gracia—Barcelona’s most exclusive shopping boulevard, Mandarin Oriental Barcelona features sublime interior design by famous Spanish architect Patricia Urquiola, The Spa where guests can find a restful urban sanctuary, and multiple dining spots for both relaxed and fine dining. Terrat is one of the amazing restaurants and offers al fresco delights with stunning city views.
Nobu Hotel, Barcelona
Nobu Hotel Barcelona is an enchanting haven of relaxation in Spain. Bringing the Nobu Japanese design style and sensibilities to Barcelona, this luxury lifestyle experience is like a meeting of two cultures from opposite hemispheres! Situated near Plaza de Espana, this luxury hotel has warm rooms and suites with wood furnishings, beautiful restaurants and a bar, and a blissful spa that will make you feel like you’re worlds away from the city. The spa’s comprehensive therapies particularly target your areas of concern, leaving you feeling thoroughly rejuvenated!
The Barcelona EDITION
We love impeccable design and The Barcelona EDITION is an example of hotels whose architecture and interior design we just can’t resist. On top of the beautiful interiors, this luxury hotel has several dining spots that offer a range of cuisine and cocktails—our favourite being The Roof with its panoramic views of Barcelona. After some chill drinks, the calming rooms and ambient lighting set the mood for a perfect night’s sleep.
Sir Victor Hotel
A design hotel with an eye-catching façade, Sir Victor Hotel is a stylish party of materials and textures that are beautiful to behold. It combines the energy of Barcelona, art, and culture for a unique experience of the city. On-site, there is an outdoor pool where you can enjoy poolside drinks, a steam room and cutting-edge gym, and 2 restaurants boasting a sophisticated dining scene. Sir Victor Hotel is perfect for those looking for a hip and stylish getaway in Barcelona.
Serras Barcelona merges luxury and boutique accommodation with its spacious sea-view guest rooms in the historic Gothic Quarter of Barcelona. Definitely a contemporary hideaway, Serras Barcelona prides itself on personal service, authentic Catalan gastronomy, and an amazing dining experience. It also has a rooftop pool where you can lounge, enjoy the Mediterranean sun, and 360 views of the city.
Kimpton Vividora Hotel
Looking for a stay in Barcelona’s city centre? Kimpton Vividora Hotel is the first Kimpton Hotel in Spain and is a vibrant hub for locals and travellers alike. The hotel is within walking distance of Barceloneta Beach, the shopping area of the city, and the Gothic Cathedral of Barcelona. On-site, there is a rooftop pool, terrace bar, spa, and a restaurant and bar that offers Mediterranean cuisine with Catalan and Spanish influences. The stylish rooms have plush furnishings and are pet-friendly too!
Radisson Blu 1882 Hotel
Located near the Sagrada Familia and Sant Pau Modernist complex, Radisson Blu 1822 offers contemporary rooms equipped with modern amenities for a comfortable stay in the city. The hotel is also conveniently close to Passeige de Gracia, and even offers guests bicycles to comfortably explore the city on two wheels! If you prefer to just hang out though, we suggest having drinks at El Cel Bar which has al fresco spots and views of Sagrada Familia before you spend your quiet time in your stylish suite.
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