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Casa Bonay

There’s at all times a buzz at Casa Bonay: its stylish bars, moderately priced rooms and eating places – only a stone’s throw from the town’s imposing Arc de Triomf – are a draw for each guests and locals. With mosaic-tiled flooring, assertion sliding doorways and floods of pure mild, sleeping quarters listed below are an oasis of cool and calm, full with Mubi streaming and yoga mats. The rooftop is break up between a seasonal eating house and guest-only city backyard, whereas downstairs there’s a restaurant, espresso store and bustling cocktail bar serving into the early hours. Plus, bikes to discover the town are freed from cost.
Rooms from £117,

Resort Brummell

Over within the energetic Poble Sec neighbourhood, away from the vacationer crowds, 20-room Brummell is an intimate affair. Its Sri-Lankan-meets-Scandi interiors are cool and informal, whereas the sprawling backyard is full with 24-hour sauna and plunge pool. Yoga lessons are free for company. From its excessive vantage level, many rooms have sweeping views over Barcelona, or throughout to the plush Parc de Montjuïc. Take the close by Telefèric de Montjuïc cable automotive as much as the summit, then descend on foot previous the Nineteenth-century cemetery and 1992 Olympic park to the Joan Miró Basis, the place the superb Miró-Picasso exhibition runs till late February (
Rooms from £90,


Resort Casa Sagnier

La Rambla, aerial view. {Photograph}: Getty Pictures

As soon as the household residence and studio of iconic Catalan architect Enric Sagnier, this 51-room boutique resort on the prime of Barcelona’s well-known La Rambla pays tribute to his life and legacy. The constructing is steeped in historical past, however bedrooms are vivid and modern with parquet flooring and fashionable furnishings. Ask for a room with a terrace or balcony with views over the busy avenue. Benefit from the welcome drink with tapas on arrival, and on the non-public sun-trap rooftop you’ll discover a fridge stuffed with complimentary drinks and snacks. Seize an out of doors desk at on-site restaurant Cafè de l’Arquitecte and people-watch for hours.
Rooms from £174,

Resort Pulitzer

Squarely within the metropolis centre off the throbbing Plaça de Catalunya, stepping inside Resort Pulitzer gives a lofty and trendy calm. Balcony rooms provide a fowl’s-eye view of the bustle; upstairs, there’s a well-liked roof terrace and bar. There aren’t any scarcity of restaurant choices in your doorstep, and the meals at La Esquina, just some doorways down, is properly price tasting. Positively e book a desk at Bandinis and make the 20-minute stroll in direction of Sant Antoni, the place Swedish chef Povel serves up scrumptious sharing plates with Scandi and Catalan influences, alongside pleasant service, pure wines and a vibrant crowd.
Rooms from £101,

Poblenou B&B

As soon as the town’s industrial zone, the Poblenou space is now considered one of Barcelona’s hottest, and Hostal Poblenou makes a really perfect spot from which to discover each city areas and coastal corners. Advantageously priced rooms are neat, vivid and ethereal on this Nineteen Thirties constructing with excessive ceilings, not that you simply’ll be spending a lot time inside: the seashore is only a three-minute stroll away. Towels obtainable from reception. Stroll alongside the promenade in direction of the town centre, then squeeze into La Plata, a small bar within the Gothic Quarter, which serves wine from barrels, bottled beers and the perfect pescaditos fritos (fried fish) on the town.
Rooms from £65,


Vacation spot BCN

If an condo appeals, e book with Vacation spot BCN, which has 20 trendy properties throughout three central websites. The bulk are housed in a constructing conveniently positioned by the Universitat metro station, every individually named and stylishly decked out. Try the one-bedroom Naoko, with its spacious non-public out of doors terrace dwelling space, and cosy bathtub to put again and unwind in. To utilize the kitchen, which conveniently comes stocked with primary elements, discover the scrumptious choices of close by Mercado de La Boqueria only a 10-minute stroll away. Any questions? The corporate places of work are positioned onsite.
Residences from £160, minimal 2 nights,

Almanac Barcelona

Trying to find city-centre luxurious? Look no additional than Almanac’s 91 rooms and suites with elegant interiors and metropolis views. Simply off Passeig de Gràcia within the unique Eixample neighbourhood, there are eating places and outlets in abundance, plus a few of Antoni Gaudí’s most iconic modernist buildings. As soon as able to calm down, seize a spot within the rooftop backyard (bar open till after midnight), the place the breathtaking Sagrada Família is in full view. For a change from tapas, deal with your self to a desk at downstairs restaurant Virens, the place Michelin-starred chef Rodrigo de la Calle lets greens take centre stage.
Rooms from £254,


Antiga Casa Buenavista

This spectacular constructing on the gritty Ronda de Sant Antoni was a family-owned restaurant. Right now, the proprietor’s descendants run this newly opened boutique resort. Unique options meet fashionable design in each the 43 visitor rooms and public areas, with floods of pure mild coming from massive home windows. There’s a small pool for the summer time months. Peckish? Meander by Mercat de Sant Antoni and seize a snack, then head to newly Señora Dolores, the place Parisian chef Matthieu dishes up a combination of revolutionary fried and uncooked delights. You’ll be dreaming of potato churros for weeks to comply with.
Rooms from £140,

Yurbban Trafalgar

One among three choices from Barcelona-based Yurbban, on the Trafalgar outpost vivid and fashionable rooms have an industrial edge. Buffet breakfast is served on the sister restaurant simply subsequent door, and ask reception for wine and cheese hour timings, the place there’s complimentary vino for company within the foyer each night. Sights together with the Picasso museum, Barcelona Cathedral and Moco museum are all inside strolling distance, plus there’s a lot extra to discover in El Born. If you get peckish, head to newly opened Bar Pimentel, the place conventional tapas is elevated with fashionable touches, top-class elements and knowledgable, welcoming employees.
Rooms from £95,

Casa Gàrcia

Gaudi’s La Perdrera-Casa Milà {Photograph}: Robert Harding/Alamy

With 146 rooms, Casa Gàrcia has a social really feel; its mixture of dormitories, rooms and residences catering to all budgets make it an important possibility for solo company seeking to meet fellow travellers, or teams needing someplace that may cater for a crowd. Rooms are neatly appointed, whereas communal areas together with the library, terrace and lounge have a relaxed, laid-back really feel. There are free yoga lessons weekday mornings at 9am, and strolling excursions from reception at 10am all by the week. Step out to see Gaudí’s masterpiece, La Pedrera-Casa Milà, just some hundred yards down the road.
Dorms from £15 and rooms from £48,

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