Must-see hotels in Barcelona

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    El Palace

    Launched in 1919 as the Ritz (with Paris, London and Madrid), Barcelona's dazzling luxury original continues to wow a century later. The 120 exquisitely…

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    Praktik Rambla

    On a leafy boulevard, this early-19th-century gem of a mansion hides a gorgeous little boutique number designed by beloved local interior designer Lázaro…

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    Casa Bonay

    A beautifully revamped 1896 building laid with original tiles, Casa Bonay feels like a wonderfully chic friend's home. The minimalist-design rooms have…

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    Hotel Neri

    Occupying two chicly reimagined palaces from the 12th and 18th centuries, backing onto Plaça de Sant Felip Neri, this tranquil designer beauty wins…

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    Casa Gràcia

    Set across two reimagined historic buildings, Casa Gràcia raised the bar for Barcelona budget accommodation. Crisp white-design dorms sleeping four or six…

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    Gran Hotel La Florida

    Hemingway is among the former guests of this magnificent 1920s-built property atop Tibidabo, which had a designer makeover this century. Chilli-red…

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    Hotel Casa Fuster

    Designed by Domènech i Montaner from 1908 to 1911, this sumptuous Modernista mansion is one of Barcelona’s most luxurious addresses. Rooms are individual…

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    Hotel Brummell

    With a creative soul, fun atmosphere and custom-designed furniture alongside European and Sri Lankan antiques, this thoughtfully styled Poble Sec boutique…

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    The Serras

    With terrific port views, this fresh five-star offers every comfort – including a restaurant under Michelin-starred chef Marc Gascons and a rooftop bar…

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    Hotel Arts Barcelona

    A sky-high tower by Bruce Graham, looming above the Port Olímpic, the swish Arts is one of Barcelona’s most fashionable hotels. Its 483 rooms are kitted…

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    Margot House

    In the thick of L'Eixample, this elegant, intimate, supremely peaceful nine-room designer bolthole is styled in fresh minimalist whites and natural woods…

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    Pars Tailor's Hostel

    Decorated like a 1930s tailor's shop, this lively, friendly, budget-chic hostel is filled with old sewing machines, battered suitcases and other vintage…

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    360 Hostel Arts & Culture

    Loved for its lively social scene, 360 occupies the 1st floor of a lovely, bright, tile-floored old building near the Arc de Triomf. Comfortable,…

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    Soho House

    An elegant outpost of the famous London members' club, with luxuriously appointed rooms, an exclusive bar peopled with celebs, yoga classes, a 24-hour gym…

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    Hotel Miramar

    The only hotel on Montjuïc is a designer five-star job. Local architect Oscar Tusquets took the shell of a building built for the 1929 World Fair and…

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    Cotton House

    An exquisite 1879 building awash with wooden floors, carved ceilings and a rooftop pool, this splendid address occupies the former headquarters of the…

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    Casa Camper

    The massive foyer resembles a contemporary art museum, but the rooms, boldly decorated in red, black and white, are the real surprise. Most have a…

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    Hotel Sixtytwo

    This 21st-century designer hotel sits behind an 1897 facade, Inside the block is a pretty Japanese garden; you can opt for a massage in your room. All 45…

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    Condes de Barcelona

    The most attractive half of this sleek hotel occupies the 1890s Modernista Casa Enric Batlló. Across the road stands a more modern extension, La Casa…

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    Yurbban Passage

    A soothing stripped-back designer look runs through this four-star boutique-feel newcomer, perched across the 1878 Passatge de les Manufactures in a…