Popular Places To Stay In Barcelona For Every Budget, According To Travelers

In addition to being a major draw for its architectural sites, arts, dining scene, and many enticing beaches, Barcelona abounds with memorable places to stay, from the city's most legendary landmark hotels to long-time boutique favorites. Each of these distinct properties found throughout Barcelona's characterful and diverse neighborhoods continually proves popular among the international community of avid travelers. When researching the best things to do in Barcelona and looking into the underrated attractions in Barcelona to add to your bucket list, it's worth investigating which of the city's hotels may be best for you, your itinerary, and your budget.

These Barcelona hotels all received positive reviews across platforms like Booking.com and Tripadvisor. We also spanned all types of accommodation budgets, including cheap places to stay in the center, moderately priced but exceptionally inviting mid-range properties, and some of the most sought-after luxury hotels. Opt for a hotel that stands out for its design; stay in a property that succeeds in enhancing the city's dining and drinking scene; or book a room at one of the hotels known for its panoramic rooftop venues. Giving you even more incentive to go, this U.S. airline just made it easier to travel to Barcelona.

Luxury: Cotton House Hotel

Cotton House Hotel has long been considered one of the most covetable places to stay in Barcelona owing to its stylish transformation of the historic Cotton Textile Foundation. A part of Marriott's Autograph Collection, the inviting hotel combines the heritage of this storied site, including signature features like its grand marble staircase and luxuriously modern design. Altogether, the property encompasses 83 guest rooms, five of which are luxury suites, and shared spaces including a library, lounges, a restaurant and bar, a conservatory, terrace, gym, massage room, and outdoor pool.

Offering a reflection of the essence of the Barcelona lifestyle is the hotel's popular all-day cocktail bar and restaurant, Batuar. Tapas and drinks are served in this sophisticated space spilling out to a lush terrace area. Breakfast is also served in this inviting space, with fresh, local, and seasonal products showcased in its breakfast buffet. During your stay, spend time unwinding in each of the hotel's elegant indoor and outdoor spaces and relax by the property's rooftop saltwater pool. Rates here begin at about $250 per night.

Mid-range: The Hoxton, Poblenou

The ever-popular Hoxton brand succeeds in giving guests a taste of this Barcelona hotel's locale through warm and inviting spaces that include a taqueria. The 240-room hotel, which made its debut last year, places guests in the creative Poblenou district, known for its many cafes, tapas bars, design showrooms, and sites like the Barcelona Design Museum. The Hoxton Poblenou reflects its creative setting through the cozy yet hip interiors of its vibrant social areas.

While staying in a Roomy, Biggy, or Homey bedroom, some of which come with a view of the Sagrada Familia, make the most of this property's various eating and drinking venues. Go for tacos and margaritas at the poolside restaurant Tope, which is found on the rooftop, or get the Detroit-style pizza at the all-day restaurant with terrace and slice shop, Four Corners. Unwind in the warmer months on one of the rooftop's poolside loungers, or find a seat in the lounge or bar area of the welcoming lobby. You can book a room at this four-star property from around $120.

Budget: Praktik Vinoteca

There are five affordable and highly rated Praktik Hotels in the center of Barcelona. Of these five hotels, Praktik Vinoteca combines practical, minimalist design with a wine theme in Barcelona's Eixample district. Under its mantra "In Wine We Trust," the hotel brings this tastefully executed theme into the hotel experience through personalized wine tastings led by an in-house sommelier. You'll have the chance to learn about the wine traditions of the region while sampling some of the wine cellar's selections. You also get a free glass of wine on arrival.

At the hotel, light-filled guest rooms with wine-inspired artwork feature alongside a reception area that doubles as a wine bar, and welcoming breakfast room for the morning buffet, and a furnished outdoor terrace to relax on. Additional services at the budget-friendly property include a 24-hour concierge. This is an appealing choice for travelers looking to stay in a boutique hotel on a budget, with rooms starting at around $85 per night.

Luxury: Nobu Hotel Barcelona

Debuted in 2019, Nobu Hotel Barcelona, which is set between the Eixample and Sants neighborhoods, brings the Nobu culinary concept and Japanese aesthetic to the Spanish city, with sleek rooms and a zen spa making up the full hotel experience. Each public space and the hotel's 259 rooms and suites, which include the expansive Nobu Suite, have been decorated by the famed Rockwell Group to blend Japanese minimalism with the character of Barcelona.

Lifestyle spaces of this 23-story property include the signature Nobu Restaurant, which offers panoramic views from its position on the 23rd floor, the Nobu Cafe, as well as a wellness and fitness area, and event spaces that include a 90-seat auditorium. Nobu Restaurant is, of course, a highlight of the hotel experience, and the menu represents its locale through the integration of Catalan influence and the use of local ingredients. A stay at this high-end hotel starts at around $200 per night.

Mid-range: Casa Camper

The resoundingly popular Casa Camper hotel is a mid-range, four-star stay that is highly rated for its home-away-from-home service and comfort. Found just off La Rambla in the historic Raval quarter, which is home to an abundance of restaurants, bars, and galleries, the hotel is just a short walk from Plaza Cataluña, among other sites. Here, in a converted 19th-century building, the hotel hosts guests in 40 rooms and several shared spaces for socializing, relaxing, eating, and drinking.

Dine at the Michelin-starred Dos Palillos, which blends Asian influences on tapas plates, choose Mediterranean cuisine at Dos Pebrots, and try the cocktail creations showcased at Dos Billares. The hotel also has a 24-hour snack service and a 24-hour, self-service honesty bar. Other amenities at the property include a 24-hour gym, a Refresh and Relax rooftop area, and in-room spa treatments. Stays at this popular hotel begin at around $155 per room.

Budget: Hotel Brummell

The 20-room Hotel Brummell is an affordable urban oasis. Located in the hilly Poble Sec residential area of Barcelona, the hotel has made a name for itself with its "tropical modernism" transformation of a historic building, facilities like a rooftop terrace with a pool, and services that include free yoga classes. Behind its 1870-built facade, which remains the same today, you'll find appealing, light-filled, and tropical-inspired interiors, which are informed by travels to Sri Lanka, featuring natural materials and lots of greenery.

Come here for the hotel's sauna (massages are also offered), pool, and verdant terraces. Make the most of The Loft space, which holds yoga and other fitness classes, and stop by the hotel's shop to peruse products of local designers. Breakfast is offered by The Brummell Kitchen, and throughout the day, there's an honesty bar for drinks and snacks. As well as giving local recommendations on where to visit and what to see, the hotel makes exploration of the city easier by offering bike rentals. A room at this design-led hotel starts at around $95 per night.

Luxury: Mandarin Oriental Barcelona

One of the city's most luxurious hotels, Mandarin Oriental Barcelona rates highly for its impeccable service, lavish accommodation, and exceptional communal areas, which include a Michelin-rated restaurant and serene spa. The hotel's rooftop is particularly impressive as it features a long infinity pool and commands uninterrupted views over the city streets. Well located on Passeig de Gràcia in Eixample, the property is also an ideal base for the easy access it provides to the city's shopping and attractions.

Stay in one of the light-filled, modern rooms designed by acclaimed interior designer Patricia Urquiola, each offering a different view, and dine at either the fine dining Catalan restaurant, Moments, or the all-day dining space, Blanc. Peruvian and Mediterranean bites are served alongside cocktails at the rooftop terrace, Terrat. Cocktails are also served in the indoor and outdoor space of Banker's Bar. Plenty of time can also be whiled away in the tranquil, low-lit spa that features an indoor pool. You can book a room at this luxurious hotel from around $720 per night.

Mid-range: Casa Bonay

The budget-friendly, four-star Casa Bonay hotel takes over a beautiful neoclassical building in the center of Barcelona. It has four buzzy dining and drinking venues, including outdoor space, and stylish, art-filled interiors with lots of greenery. This hotel endeavors to give guests a taste of the authentic hospitality, culture, and gastronomy of the city. The property was launched as a place for cultural exchange and to provide a base for both relaxation and exploration, with rooms from around $170 per night.

At this hotel, a restored historical building, complete with preserved period details, provides the charm-filled setting for a collection of stylish guest rooms that combine modern design with historic architectural detail. Shared spaces range from a tapas bar, cocktail bar, and rooftop terrace with a beach shack-inspired restaurant, to a coffee shop and listening room. The tapas bar, Bodega Bonay, is dedicated to local biodynamic and sustainable produce. On the rooftop, a space is set aside for hotel guests to unwind, join a yoga class, or simply enjoy the view.

Budget: Motel One Barcelona - Ciutadella

Ratings are consistently high for the budget-friendly Motel One Barcelona, which is well located in the Born neighborhood, next to Ciutadella Park and within walking distance of the key attractions like Placa Cataluña. Inspired by the city's flora and fauna, the interiors are brought alive with the botanical wall art of a Spanish illustrator. Other design features, like suspended lamps that mimic flower bouquets, also draw on elements of nature.

This design scheme is epitomized in the One Lounge, which also features an abundance of plant life, and local influences shine through in the details like the patterned tiles. Unwind in the lounge, out on the Mediterranean patio surrounded by olive and lemon trees, or at the hotel's wine bar. The panoramic rooftop is a particular draw, and there's also a bar on this scenic terrace, which commands views over Ciutadella Park, the city skyline, and the sea. Rooms at this budget-friendly hotel start at around $95 per night.

Luxury: Soho House Barcelona

Guests have access to the members' club at this offshoot of the Soho House hotel collection. Just 57 bedrooms join the gym, spa, and social spaces of the luxurious Soho House Barcelona, which is housed within an 18th-century building in the Gothic Quarter of the city. Interiors combine the Soho House look with inspiration that's been taken from Catalan design, while views take in the Port Vell marina. The stylish hotel also boasts an impressive art collection. You'll find the work of legendary artists such as Pablo Picasso alongside pieces from both local and international contemporary artists.

You can choose between a small or large room, and some accommodations face out to Plaça del Duc de Medinaceli and the Marina Port Vell. During your stay, you can make use of the gym, which hosts yoga and Pilates classes, an indoor pool, and the Cowshed spa. Dine and drink on the rooftop, which is only open to members and hotel guests, or settle into Cecconi's ground-floor restaurant. Serving Northern Italian dishes, the restaurant is open to the public as well as members. The hotel proves resoundingly popular among past guests, with rates from around $250 per night.

Mid-range: H10 Cubik

The affordable H10 Cubik hotel wins guests over with its striking structure (which looks like stacked cubes in its design), bright interiors, and rooftop space with sweeping city views. The hotel also benefits from an appealing location, in the Ciutat Vella neighborhood, close to the Barcelona Cathedral. The four-star property's bright, modern guest rooms join an array of shared spaces, which also come with the same interior style of geometric shapes and pops of color.

Guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast in the hotel's Market Restaurant and order a drink at the Robotik Bar in the lobby. Cocktails and tapas are served year-round at Atik Terrace & Bar, which also has a pool and sun-lounger area overlooking the city. In addition, the hotel boasts great sustainability credentials, as H10 Hotels implements a Stay Green sustainability plan across all of its properties. Rooms at this hotel start at around $160 per night.

Luxury: Kimpton Vividora

The five-star Kimpton Vividora earns widespread praise for its relaxed Mediterranean feel and inviting, design-led social spaces, which include a cocktail bar and rooftop with a pool. The small-scale IHG property, home to 156 rooms, is located in the city's Gothic Quarter, placing it within just a few minutes' walk of the famed Sagrada Familia. The hotel shows the pride it takes in its locale through local collaborations in the creation of its amenities, as well as through its in-house cultural programming highlighting musicians and artists.

The interiors of this property are sleek but cozy, with plenty of local influence brought into small design details. Rooms designed as urban retreats are joined by a range of appealing facilities, which include a 24-hour gym, a wellness room for spa treatments, several restaurants and bars, and the highlight of the hotel, its rooftop pool. Tuck into modern Mediterranean cuisine at Fauna, order coffee or cocktails at Got, or enjoy cocktails and small plates with rooftop views at Terraza De Vivi. Rooms at this hotel start from around $200 per room.

Budget: Generator Barcelona

This hostel from the popular Generator group, Generator Barcelona, offers low-cost accommodations in space that stands out for its stylish, locally inspired design. Vibrant social spaces, proximity to Passeig de Gracia, and views of the Sagrada Familia help set the property apart. Stay in a private room at rates starting from around $55 per night, or opt for a bed in a shared room for less. The private rooms come with additional amenities like complimentary toiletries. Simple but bright interiors run throughout the property's accommodation offerings.

As many as 300 lanterns hang from the ceiling of the hostel's vibrant Fiesta Gràcia bar, which is inspired by the Festa Major de Gràcia street party that happens in Barcelona each August. Tacos, tostadas, and tortilla chips are on the menu at the Mexico-inspired Pikio Taco restaurant. Other shared spaces include chill-out areas and an interior patio, while services at the property include 24-hour reception and bike rentals.

Luxury: El Palace Hotel Barcelona

As the former Ritz, El Palace Hotel Barcelona reflects its palace name through its classic opulence. People are drawn to the grandeur of this property's lounges, bedrooms, and dining venues. Timeless elegance meets modern comfort in the hotel's 120 rooms and suites, which at the top of the range include Palace and Art Suites. The Palace Suite by Ronnie Wood was designed by the Rolling Stones guitarist himself, and the Josephine Baker Suite was inspired by the dancer's château. Art Suites here include homages to Joan Miró and Salvador Dalí.

Local cuisine, highlighting seasonal ingredients, is celebrated at the hotel. Dining venues here include the gastronomic seafood restaurant, Amar Barcelona, created in partnership with Rafa Zafra, the hotel's panoramic Rooftop Garden, the opulent Hall offering afternoon tea, and El Jardin, which serves the hotel's breakfast. After a day exploring, unwind with classic and signature cocktails while listening to live music in the speakeasy-style El Bluesman. Completing the Palace Hotel experience is the Mayan Luxury Spa, which offers traditional Mayan techniques. A room at this hotel begins from around $325 per night.


We compiled this list of popular Barcelona hotels for every budget through a combination of personal experience and travel reviews sourced from travel review sites, such as Traveladvisor and Booking.com. We also considered the amenities, unique designs, convenient locations, and value propositions of each hotel.