Barcelona is one of the most popular destinations for travelers from all over the world. A cosmopolitan, modern city with a very strong and independent identity.
Impossible to get bored. There are so many things to see, for all tastes and for all ages. You can spend the day between a museum, a park and an aperitif on the sea; to close in style, you can go shopping between the Ramblas, Plaza Catalunya and the long Diagonal ... not bad!
In this short guide, all the tips to choose the right structure where to sleep Barcelona. Starting from some fixed points, including transport. The presence, in fact, of a highly efficient and organized network of metro and bus, makes optimal the choice also of the less central areas
The Ramblas of Barcelona are many, but one above all has become the center of the city, or the Rambla de Canaletes; today it is the road that, more than any other, embodies the Spanish and Catalan spirit. Start from the central Plaza Catalunya to end at the foot of the statue of Christopher Columbus.
In addition to being full of shops, Tapas Bars and restaurants, in the immediate vicinity there is the renowned Boqueria market; the beaches are just 20 minutes on foot. Furthermore, you will be a stone's throw from the Gothic Quarter and the nightlife of Barcelona.
HOSTAL BCN RAMBLAS it's a economic and rather essential solution where to sleep Barcelona. The hostel is central and is located in a building overlooking the Ramblas, facing the Boqueria market. The property also offers modern rooms with private bathroom and free wifi. Moreover, just over 50 meters there is the Liceu metro station.
HOSTAL BENIDORM is an excellent alternative, always on the central Ramblas, just over 150 meters from Liceu metro station. Although it is very essential in furnishing and services, it offers clean rooms, private bathroom, air conditioning and wifi. It represents the right compromise if you want to spend a little without giving up the pleasure of being in the heart of Barcelona.
You can find excellent, inexpensive, facilities where you can sleep in Barcelona even in the Eixample district.
HOSTAL OLIVE is a small structure, located in the quiet and well-connected Eixample district, at 200 meters, the famous Casa Batllo; Hostal Oliva is 500 meters from Plaça Catalunya and 13 km from El Prat Airport. In our opinion, it's a perfect solution.
In addition to a basic but clean room, you will have wifi, private bathroom and air conditioning; the nearest metro is Passeig de Gracia, just a few meters away
After recommending the cheap hotels, let's move to the medium range. Typically, these are three-star category accommodations, which, in addition to the canonical services, offer higher standards (in-room safe, larger room, windows or balconies, courtesy set, luggage storage and others). Here are some specially selected for you.
HOTEL SAGRADA FAMILIA, about 2 minutes from the metro station of the same name it is an excellent choice to stay in Barcelona; and, above all, a strategic place to get around the city.
This 3 star hotel is located in 2 blocks from the Sagrada Família; in addition, you can enjoy a panoramic terrace, available to guests of the hotel, overlooking the world-famous basilica designed by Gaudí. Very cozy rooms with parquet floors, equipped with wifi, private bathroom, complimentary toiletries, hairdryer, minibar and satellite TV.
FLOR PARKS HOTEL it is located on the Ramblas of Barcelona, a few meters from the Liceu metro station; a 3 star that offers large, well-appointed rooms with all the amenities.
Furthermore, it can enjoy an independent entrance; the rooms have a small balcony overlooking the busiest street in Barcelona. As well as having a private bathroom with a spa bath and a small safe, Flor Parks, in our opinion, it is an excellent solution.
WILSON BOUTIQUE HOTEL it is sIt is located in the Sarria-Sant Gervasi district, on the elegant Avenida Diagonal. This is a central and well-furnished hotel. It is located a short distance from the Diagonal metro stop; in our opinion, for comfort offered in relation to price, it is one of the best solutions in Barcelona.
Wilson Boutique Hotel features a contemporary and refined design; the rooms are bright thanks to the large windows; tranquility is assured by soundproof windows. The hotel is within walking distance of Plaza de Catalunya and Passeig de Gràcia, which offer leisure options and a wide range of shops and restaurants.
Ideal facilities for those who can not really give up the comfort and services at 5 stars. Here you are, below, the best proposals to stay in Barcelona, including luxurious facilities and 4 star category hotels.
W BARCELONA It is a modern structure in 5 stars, with a particular and fascinating form of sail (picture above), and dominates the Barcelona skyline. Excellent choice to stay in Barcelona.
The services are of a high standard with a youthful decor; all rooms have a view of the Mediterranean Sea. ORmoreover, two trendy gastronomic restaurants: the WAVE and the BRAVO24, run by chef Carles Abellan, awarded with a Michelin star.
For an unforgettable cocktail, you can sit in the W Lounge or at the ECLIPSE bar, located on the 26 ° floor, which offer an extraordinary view of the city and the sea.
This hotel is about 20 minutes from Barcelonet metro station
MONUMENT HOTEL, per art lovers, is a splendid 5 star hotel; it is located inside the house of Enric Batlló, a 19th century architectural jewel. It is one of the most characteristic works of the Eixample Quadrat d'Or. Easy to imagine that the Monument is one of the most exclusive hotels in Barcelona.
Located on the elegant Paseo de Gracia, 5 minutes walk from Gaudi's masterpieces, such as Casa Battló and La Pedrera, Monument Hotel offers luxurious services; there's a gourmet restaurant, a spa, Joe Malone toiletries, velvet bathrobes and, in many rooms, great views of the city. In other words, the Monument Hotel will know how to pamper you.
Monument Hotel is located at 10 minutes walk from Plaza Catalunya and La Ramblas; Paseo de Gracia train station is 300 meters away, with regular trains to Barcelona El Prat Airport.
HOTEL THE SERRAS is a modern and elegant 5 star hotel, located in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona; In this hotel you can enjoy a panoramic rooftop infinity pool. In addition, it has a restaurant awarded with 1 Michelin star.
Hotel the Serras has the distinction of being located in the historic building where Pablo Picasso began his career as an artist in the 1896. This hotel is located in 10 minutes walk from the Picasso Museum and the Estacio de Franca train station; Within walking distance, there are historical sites such as Plaça Reial and the Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar.