Staying in Barcelona
Old world charm in Ciutat Vella
Barcelona's "Old City", Ciutat Vella, is sprinkled with an array of hotels for those who wish to stay close to the most prominent monuments and masterpieces. Ciutat Vella is made up of four districts: Barceloneta or "Little Barcelona", Barri Gotic (the scenic Gothic Quarter), La Ribera and eclectic El Raval.
Hostels, hotels, bed and breakfasts, apartments and dwellings of every form can be found in Ciutat Vella. Stay along Las Ramblas, running through the centre of the town, to be in reach of endless cafes, bars and restaurants. Hotels in this area include the 4-star Hotel Rivoli Ramblas, the resplendent Hotel 1898 and many more.
L'Eixample's lavish lodgings
The Eixample (L'Eixample to be technical) is a purposefully planned quarter of Barcelona city that entices tourists with its beautifully designed streetscapes and charismatic neighbourhood charm. Meander through the modernist thoroughfares and marvel at the work of architect Antoni Gaudi before continuing on to Ciutat Vella.
L'Exiample plays host to a great variety of places to catch some z's, known as a hub for mid-to-high-range hotels. The Hotel Regina, an subsidiary of the Best Western chain, has a selection of rooms for singles, couples and families, while the luxurious Princesa Sofia Gran Hotel specialises in all levels of comfort.
Rest easy at a Barcelona Airport hotel
An ever popular gateway to Spain, Barcelona has plenty of conveniently located hotels for travellers who arrive late, leave early, or are passing through the city en route to their ultimate Catalan destination. Just 10 kilometres from the city centre, staying close to the airport is a practical option for those on a brief visit.
Your airport adjacent Barcelona accommodation options include The TRYP Bacelona Aeropuerto business hotel , with a range of standard, premium and family rooms, and the cosy 4-star Salles Hotel Ciutat del Prat. Further hotels abound in the neighbouring towns of of El Prat De Llobregat (commonly known as El Prat), Sant Boi De Llobregat and Viladecans.