5 Spectacular Luxury Hotels In Barcelona

Referred to by art enthusiasts as a living museum, Barcelona is arguably one of the richest cities in the world in terms of art, architecture and culture. With roots that go back over 2000 years, this capital city of the autonomous Catalonia in Spain is truly divine. As one of the world’s most important economic, trade, sports, fashion, and tourist destinations, Barcelona boasts an excellent transport system, making it a breeze for tourists to get around.

Home to dozens of luxury hotels, we have narrowed down the list to the top 10.

1. Hotel Market

In a city teeming with luxury hotels, Hotel Market stands out and is a class above the rest. The interesting thing about this hotel is that it also functions as a restaurant. Simply put, food comes first, then sleep.

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Located right next to San Antonio Market in an up and coming neighborhood, it is evident that this boutique hotel and delicious cuisine go hand in hand. If you happen to be in Barcelona over the weekend, do not miss out on the hotel’s epic Sunday brunch.

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2. Hotel Neri

Hotel Neri occupies an 18th-century palace that sits in the middle of the Gothic Quarter. This historic district dates back to Roman times, so you can be sure that the surrounding buildings are going to be just as weathered and architecturally stunning as the hotel itself.

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To contrast its Gothic exterior, the interior of the hotel is cleverly designed to reflect a scene soothing to the eye. Neutral color schemes dominate this beautiful building and the rooms are well decorated and adorned with modern amenities. Do try the in-house restaurant that specializes in epic Mediterranean cuisine.

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3. B Hotel

This stylish little boutique hotel has 84 perfectly furnished rooms and is located just opposite the busy Plaza Espanya. High-end furnishings adorn each room, and there is no lack of the latest technological devices. Head up to the terrace and catch some rays while doing laps in the pool.

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If you happen to be there in the summer, order some tapas from the pool bar and indulge in some tanning right in the heart of the city. From the very same terrace, you will get panoramic views of the surrounding area. This little gem is the perfect hotel to check into if you want to easy access to all that the city has to offer without going too over the top.

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4. El Palauet Living

This luxury boutique hotel is as small as they come. With only six suites spaced out over three floors, El Palauet Living occupies a palatial mansion along Passeig de Gràcia, one of the most popular avenues in Barcelona. Built in 1906, this mansion is a wonderful example of an architectural style known as Modernisme. From ornate lampposts to ceramic benches, nothing about this hotel is conventional. This is the perfect luxury hotel to check into if you are tired of staying at cookie-cutter hotels.

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El Palauet Living features extremely spacious apartment-style suites with high-end furniture and decor, living room, dining area, full kitchen, and two bathrooms. Each suite can sleep up to four people, making it perfect for a long-stay group trip. The amenities and service, including that of a personal assistant, are excellent.

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5. Hotel Bagués

Another beautiful boutique hotel in Barcelona is Hotel Bagués. Located along the busy Las Ramblas in the Gothic Quarter, this hotel has 51 rooms and is housed in a former palace built in 1850. Although the building was remodeled four years ago, it does not change the fact that it is steeped in history and is a beautiful piece of Barcelona.

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Combining Art Nouveau with a touch of Modernisme, the entire building and its suites have very high-end fixtures and luxurious furniture. The hotel also plays the role of a museum, as it houses a fine collection of unique jewelry from the acclaimed Masriera collection.

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Lianne Choo

Born in Singapore and raised in Malaysia to multi-racial parents, Lianne is a bonafide travel and food junkie. Having traveled extensively to over 30 countries, Lianne has lived in Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Honolulu and Paris and now calls Taichung, Taiwan home. She speaks fluent English, Malay and French and is currently improving her conversational Mandarin skills. She prefers a life of free spirited travel and freelancing than one spent cooped up in an office. When she's not off on an adventure, you can find her whiling her time away with books, good movies and even better food.

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