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5 Best Boutique Hotels in Barcelona
1. Hotel Bagues
Contemporary boutique hotel right on Barcelona’s La Rambla. Formerly a jeweler’s showroom, this showy gem makes great use of luxe materials like Venetian glass, rosewood, leopard skin, and ebony. Some rooms feature views of La Rambla or Betlem church. On-site Mediterranean restaurant, rooftop sundeck with lap pool. Located between the Barri Gòtic and El Raval, a perfect location for sightseeing and dining out in Barcelona’s historic center. • Map • Review of Hotel Bagues
Intimate luxury in the heart of the Gothic Quarter. 22 rooms and suites inside a medieval palace and an 18th century stone mansion; minimalist in style with exposed stone walls, antique furnishings, and contemporary artwork. Spacious bathrooms, Mediterranean restaurant, and inviting rooftop terrace/bar. • Map • Review of Hotel Neri
Central, design-conscious 4-star hotel just off Plaça Catalunya. The 91 guest rooms come with Bose speakers, striking artwork, and walk-in rain showers. Good lunchtime dining, live DJ sets on the roof terrace, and excellent service – all within easy reach of most of the city’s top attractions. • Map • Review of Hotel Pulitzer
4. Mercer Hotel
Medieval heritage meets minimalist luxury in the Gothic Quarter. Authentic section of the Roman city wall, medieval lintels, and bare stone combine with blonde wood floors and Scandinavian furniture in this thoughtfully-restored historic property. 28 distinctly-designed rooms, excellent on-site dining, wonderful roof terrace with plunge pool and bar. Centrally-located, on a quiet pedestrian street. • Map • Review of Mercer Hotel
Super-central in trendy L’Eixample. Housed inside an attractive 19th-century modernist heritage building, Praktik Rambla pairs original features like high ceilings and mosaic floors with bold contemporary art. 43 rooms; singles and doubles are cozy, external-facing deluxe doubles and triples are airy and bright. Beds are oversized, bathrooms are spacious and have rain showers. Excellently located on one of Barcelona’s most attractive boulevards. Map • Review of Hotel Praktik Rambla