Staying in a hotel near Barcelona Olympic Port puts you right at the centre of the city’s seaside action. There is plenty to keep you occupied here, and you might find that you never leave the port area, even if you stay for a week. If you have plenty of money to spend on accommodation, you’ll love staying in Hotel Arts Barcelona, a luxurious 5-star accommodation. The hotel was a landmark of the city coastline that was built for the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. You know you’ve arrived at Barcelona’s Olympic Port when you see the twin skyscrapers of Hotel Arts Barcelona and its neighbour Mapfre Tower. However, if your budget can’t stretch to that kind of opulence and notoriety, you may wish to opt for Whotells Barceloneta. These stylish apartments are designed by Muji, and feature all the facilities of a 3-star hotel.
Nestled between Barceloneta and Icaria beach, this area is a vibrant entertainment district beside the Mediterranean coast. When you check in to a hotel in Barcelona’s Olympic Port you are within walking distance of the beach and many clubs, casinos, shops and restaurants. Having undergone refurbishment for the 1992 Olympic Games, the Olympic Port was once a dreary industrial area, but is now the most modern section of Barcelona and caters to locals and vacationers looking for some lively fun.
In the Olympic Port area you will find Vila Olímpica, Barcelon’s Olympic Village, originally built to accommodate 15,000 athletes. Today it is a complex of hotel rooms, offices, shops and restaurants. The Olympic Village is an integral component of the entertainment district on Port Olympic. Within walking distance of the Olympic Village is Platja de Bogatell beach in Barceloneta. Those who enjoy outdoor sports can surf and swim but many just lay on the beautiful golden colored sand.
There are numerous budget hotels near the Olympic Port of Barcelona that have easy access to everything the port area has to offer. At the other end of the scale, there are also numerous top quality hotel options available to visitors. Hotel H10 Marina Barcelona is a modern 4-star hotel with impressive business facilities and a spa in-house.