There are plenty of hotels in Barcelona City Centre, ranging from fabulous, expensive properties to basic, budget accommodation. Barcelona is the second-biggest urban centre in Spain and is the country’s most popular city tourist destination. Barcelona is also the most commercially prosperous city in Spain, with one of the largest ports on the Mediterranean Sea. Tourists come to Barcelona to explore its historical significance and to bask in its reputation as a centre of art and culture. Modernist and post-modern architecture, side by side medieval and renaissance buildings, gives the town a distinctive look.
Barcelona city centre hotels are typically more in demand and can ask higher rates than those outside. If you can afford it, you can enjoy a very comfortable and exhilarating stay in the city. Hotel Catalonia Catedral Barcelona is a stylish 4-star hotel with a rooftop terrace, ideally placed to explore Barcelona’s extensive shopping opportunities. Grand Hotel Central Barcelona is a contemporary 4-star hotel with a rooftop terrace and an infinity pool offering impressive views over the city and beyond.
You may want to cut back a little on your accommodation to allow more room for shopping, sightseeing and indulging in Barcelona’s gastronomic delights. If this is the case, you might like to stay in Hotel H10 Raco del Pi. This is a fully renovated 3-star hotel located amongst the best architectural and shopping sites of the city.
Barcelona's renowned city centre attractions include the Sagrada Familia, designed by Barcelona’s favourite son Antoni Gaudi; the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary art, which contains some of the most celebrated twentieth and twenty-first century art in the world; and the Gran Teatre del Liceu, which features world-class opera and theatre performances. From the city centre it’s very easy to use public transport to reach Barcelona’s most popular attractions, l’Aquarium de Barcelona, Museum FC Barcelona, Poble Espanyol and Castell de Montjuic.