These five Barcelona hotels are the perfect base for your next getaway. Enjoy breathtaking views, sea, sunsets, historic landmarks and rolling greenery in this city of extraordinary sights.
Little Beach House
Located in Platja de Garraf, a secluded, crescent-shaped, slice of beach, Little Beach House is perfect for a laid-back getaway. The hotel was Built on the sands in the 1950s before Spain’s stricter coastal zoning laws came into effect. The original split-level layout of the hotel has not been altered and continues to offer 17 rooms and two outdoor terraces. The LBH’s interior is luxurious, vintage-tinged with a wide range of natural local materials – rattan, timber, hessian and Moroccan tiles – in colours that vary from sage green to sunny yellow.
Yurbban Passage Hotel
Located in El Born, an ancient quarter that once heaved with merchants, artisans and workshops, Yurbban Passage Hotel ’s project involved the incorporation of the existent Passage de les Manufactures and renovation of a late 19th-century building. Elegant rooms with paneled timber headboards, dark matt bathroom fittings and wire chairs complete the property. The spa, meanwhile, is a subterranean counterpoint to the rooftop pool and terrace with views of the cathedral and Santa Maria Del Mar.
Despite the overwhelming number of accommodation options in Barcelona, Spanish group OD Hotels has still chosen to plant its roots in the Catalan capital, marking its fifth property after Mallorca and Ibiza. Located in the Eixample district, the 98-room hotel is a light and spacious sanctuary filled with Mediterranean-inflected bespoke furnishings and textiles courtesy of designers Victor Rahola and Mayte Matutes. Get social at the signature Sky Bar, swimming pool and sun deck, or opt for the Grand Suite, which comes complete with its own terrace, private swimming pool and enviable views. The hotel is part of Tablet Hotels and Mr. & Mrs. Smith.
The Barcelona Edition
Located in El Born, the Barcelona EDITION stands tall over the Santa Caterina Market, a former office space transformed by Carlos Ferrater Studio into a geometric glass-fronted facade that mirrors the gothic architecture surrounding it. Inside the double-height lobby, contemporary and classic design is mixed, while the rooms are filled with warm accents such as leather headboards, walnut wood panelling and whitened oak floors. Locals and visitors dine here at Bar Veraz or catch a drink at The Roof, the 10th-floor terrace with stunning views across the skyline. Part of Mariott Group.
Cotton House Hotel
The Cotton House Hotel is located on the former site of the ‘Cotton Textile Foundation’ – a 19th century building situated in the Eixample district. The hotel welcomes you with great rooms and lounges, a luminous glass conservatory and impressive stairways. The 83 rooms, including 5 spacious suites, are inspired by the cotton plant by combining white, black and sepia tones. The rooms are designed to offer softness, comfort, delicacy and naturalness with details like Egyptian cotton sheets and towels. This hotel is part of Autograph Collection .
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