Barcelona offers a wide selection of different accommodation. Before going to Barcelona you will find endless possibilities. From luxury hotels to bed and breakfast, from camping to apartment hotels or aparthotels which are becoming more and more famous between the city guests. You can choose a hotel on Las Ramblas and be in the middle of the city or choose a small apartment outside of the center and experience more local life.
In Barcelona you can wake up with a view to the beach and start your day with a swim and relaxing at the beach. If you want to stay as close to it as possible, better book the place in an advance!
If you are planning to spend the most of the time at the beach it might be a wise idea to book a hotel just next to it, below you will find our list of the beach hotels.
Be in the middle of the action by staying at the famous La Rambla which is filled with many hotels suitable for all the needs.Do you want to be in the middle of action? Do you want to save time and money on transportation while in Barcelona? Staying next to the famous Las Ramblas might be the best choice. However, before making the decision it might be an idea to discuss few things beforehand.
- Which attractions are you planning to visit?
- Are you planning to enjoy the nightlife of Barcelona?
- Are you not willing to have peaceful and quiet holidays?
Las Ramblas is one the busiest areas in the city with thousands of people passing every day and restaurants and bars working till a late hour thus if you are willing to have relaxing holidays with peace and quiet, maybe other areas in Barcelona would be more suitable for your vacation. You can stay at one of the beautiful beach hotels which will enable more peaceful and relaxing holidays.
APARTHOTELS IN BARCELONA
Aparthotels which are becoming a trend now are unique in offering the benefits of a hotel room but with self catering accommodation and it will be more suitable for people and small groups willing to gain broader experience in the city. Aparthotels normally are suitable for groups not more than 4 people. Some of the well know Aparthotels are listed below.
The Atenea aparthotel Barcelona is located in the Les Corts district of Barcelona. This Barcelona Apartment hotel is not in the heart of Barcelona city centre but it offers good access with only a short 10 minutes ride by metro. Barcelona FC Camp Nou football stadium is only 15 minutes walk from this hotel.
Location: Calle Joan Güell, 207-211, 08028 Barcelona, España.
The Citadines aparthotel is on the Famous La Rambla and you will therefore be based in the centre of where all the action is. The windows to the hotel are double glazed but you may still have some noise creeping through as Las Ramblas is one of the busiest pedestrianized streets in Barcelona.
Location: Ramblas, 122, 08002 Barcelona, España.
The Splendom aparthotel is based in Eixample neighborhood where you will find plenty of great restaurants, bars and shops although being a bit away from the mail city centre.
Location: Calle Valencia, 194, 08011 Barcelona, España.
Barcelona's diversity enables that in one city there are something for everyone, also very high level, luxury places for the accommodation giving you every possible thing you would need while travelling - from restaurants and bars to spa, swimming pools and cinemas -all without leaving the hotel.
W HOTEL BARCELONA
You will notice this five star hotel even before landing in Barcelona as it is located directly at the coastline just next to the famous Barceloneta.
Another option the city offers is plenty of Bed and Breakfast or so called b&b type hotels. See our selected list for choosing the best for your vacation.
One of the cheapest and most fun way to stay in the city, especially suitable for young solo travelers or group of friends who want to save the money and have fun!
Some of the things you should consider before choosing to stay at a youth hostel: Are you willing to share the bedroom and bathroom with other travellers you might not know? Are you open minded towards meeting new people from all around the world and enjoy the city together? Are you ready for a great experience even though it might not be the most comfortable one?
Although the youth hostels are cheaper option compared to almost all other ways of accommodation and it is a great way how to meet new people and make friends from all around the world, it is in general more suitable for younger people like students or gap year takers, solo travellers or small groups who want to save money while having a great experience in the city.
Most of the youth hostels offer shared, gender mixed or separated rooms of 4 - 12 people. It is one of the cheapest way to spend the night in Barcelona. The prices normally will start from around 12 euro per night including access to the bathroom and kitchen. The offers depend from a hostel however, please note that during the high season in summer (May - September) even the cheapest rooms might be taken and it is wise to check the accommodation offers well in advance.
If you are looking for peaceful, relaxing and also mostly cheaper stay than in the hotels in the centre of Barcelona, you should consider camping options.
- Are you coming to Barcelona by car? Either you are renting a car or driving with your own, having a car is crucial when choosing the camping option as often the camping sites are located outside the city and away from the public transportation routes.
- Are you planning to enjoy Barcelona's Nightlife? If yes, keep in mind to check the transportation options during the night to get back to your accommodation.
- Which places and attractions are you planning to visit? Are most of them located in the city center or out of ot? You can find the camping place then closer to the places you are interested in, also if most of the attractions are in the city center you should consider the transportation options.
Book in advance - Be aware that Barcelona is very common destination for holidays thus booking the accommodation in advance is crucial and not only during the high season!
- Use only official websites like booking.com for booking and avoid the scams!
- Look for the apartments also outside the center - you will experience local life and avoid noise and crowds, in addition, you might save some money and overall have better experience.
- Before booking the accommodation make a list of the places you are willing to visit in the city and estimate which might be the best and most convenient location for your accommodation!