Design & Boutique hotels in Barcelona, Spain


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Design & Boutique hotels in Barcelona

Being Barcelona on the cutting edge of architecture and style, it's no surprise Design hotels are every year more numerous. New Boutique hotels are flourishing every year. In this section you will find our favorites ones: intimate, luxurious, often furnished in a themed and stylish manner.
All these hotels are the most beautiful and surprising ones, being particularly well located in the city centre or most visited tourist areas..

Choosing a design or a boutique hotel is a great way to stay in Barcelona and not necessarily the most expensive one, as we offer in this selection many affordable 4 and 3 star hotels…

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If you like design hotels, nice furniture, arty space but also with a sunny terrace and at the city centre, then you have great taste! …This selection of design hotels is just for you.. 

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    Olivia Plaza HotelKKK Olivia Plaza Hotel
    In the heard of Barcelona

    Located on Plaza Catalunya in the heart of Barcelona, the Olivia Plaza has a nice terrace bar with views over the Santa Ana Church.
    The Olivia Plaza design hotel serves a buffet breakfast as well as room service. The modern restaurant, Nineteen, offers Mediterranean cuisine. The chic rooms at the Olivia Plaza Hotel include a free safe, include a flat-screen TV and free Wifi with views over the square. They are also equipped with a sofa or armchairs and a breakfast table.

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    Ayre Hotel RosellónKKK Ayre Hotel Rosellón
    Views to the Gaudi's Sagrada Familia

    The only hotel with views to the Gaudi's Sagrada Familia Church. With 105 rooms decorated in a modernist and minimalist way, the Ayre Hotel Rosellon makes a different choice in Barcelona.
    Metro station and tourist bus just a few meters away.
    Go to the Terrace in order to enjoy super views.

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    Petit Palace BoqueriaKKK Petit Palace Boqueria
    For families or young travelers

    The Petit Palace Boqueria Hotel is located between las Ramblas and famous la Boquería market set in a historic building. With 40 modern and high tech style rooms and an indoor garden with ancient trees. Clean rooms with great shower rooms and a few extra's such as a laptop in every room, free wifi and an ipod docking station for your music. We highly recommend it for people with families or young travelers.

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    Sixtytwo HotelKKK Sixtytwo Hotel
    Elegant, warm and animated.

    On a nice 19th entury building, the Sixtytwo hotel is located in Paseo de Gracia in between the Casa Batllo and the Casa Milà. Difficult to ameliorate for Gaudi enthusiast. Also difficult to be in a better centered location in Barcelona, right on the best shops of the city can be found. It catches our attention de zen and warm atmosphere. The cocktail bar has good ambiance at evenings. Generous breakfast and nice employees. We like and recommend it.

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    Hotel España RamblasKKK Hotel España Ramblas
    Between Art Nouveau and refined modernity

    At 100 meters from las Ramblas and the Liceu Theater, the hotel España surprises for its perfect architectural symbiosis between the essence of this Art Nouveau building and the chic, modern and fabulous decoration. A design brought to its highest details, with superb and comfortable rooms. Hard to resist when you know that a sunny terrace waits you at the roof of the hotel and that the renowned Chef Martin Berasategui is at the commands of the Fonda España restaurant.

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    Grand Hotel CentralKKKK Grand Hotel Central
    Grandeur is all around

    At the El Born district, The Grand Hotel Central in Barcelona is a remodeled 1920's building inspired in the great skycrapers of New York or Chicago.
    Owner Pau Guardans, has rebuilt the interior, evoquing the splendor of the Barcelona of the 20'th century. Grandeur is all around...
    Relax on the infinity roof top pool and sky bar overlooking the historical city, or walk to the nearby Las Ramblas.
    And if you want to enjoy an unforgettable dinner, the Ávalon restaurant by Michelin-starred chef Ramón Freixa will be a perfect place.

Real cool and less expensive design & boutique hotels

We would also like to recommend some moreaffordable design hotels and guest houses for their design and beautiful environment you will love. Most of these are particularly well located in Barcelona’s historical area.

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    Ayre Hotel CaspeKKK Ayre Hotel Caspe
    Outside the chaos of city center

    The hotel lobby has a soft, modern and minimalist decor with funky chairs and a small pool with lights floating in it.
    10 to 15 minute walk to Las Ramblas or La Sagrada Familia, in a quiet part of the city, something that is sometimes hard to find on hotels in Barcelona , that are too centrally located.
    CLose to Arc de Triomf metro station.
    Bright and spacious rooms, with 2 showers on bathrooms.

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    Hotel ActualKK Hotel Actual
    We recommend the location and prices

    The Hotel Actual in the heart of Barcelona, just on Paseo de Gracia and a minute walk to La Pedrera of Gaudí, was built on an old building with the interior totally remade. This modern 3 stars hotel that has an excellent price / quality relation, surrounds us with elegant décor and a notable personnel. All services of a modern hotel, including free wifi. We recommend not to miss the breakfast.

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    Room Mate EmmaKK Room Mate Emma
    Futuristic decor at great value

    Room Mate Emma designed by Tomas Alia’s, with a futuristic decor, and accomplished with a modern facade of the architects of Nadal Moneooffice. Within just 2 minutes walk from the Diagonal metro station in Barcelona, the Rambla de Catalunya and 3 minutes from Paseo de Gracia. Between a high-end hostel and a designer boutique hotel, Room Mate Emma has reasonable rates on a design decor. Located in the heart of Barcelona, you will stay just a few minutes away from the most interesting buildings and monuments of Barcelona: like the Sagrada Familia, the Barcelona Cathedral, Park Guell or Dali’s Casa Batlló. 

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    Hotel Denit BarcelonaKK Hotel Denit Barcelona
    Modern and functional

    From small but perfectly equipped to Xlarge rooms the Hotel Denit Barcelona offers simple but greatly efficient and design accommodations. Bright and cosy, white and woody, this hotel is also both modern and functional. You will appreciate its central location just ten minutes away from the Ramblas and two from Passeig de Gràcia.. Shopping and tourism just few steps away… 

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    Wilson Boutique HotelKK Wilson Boutique Hotel
    Chic contemporary design

    Wilson Boutique hotel is on Avda. Diagonal, one of the most important streets in the city, full of stores. We particularly like the structure of the building.
    The Wilson Boutique Hotel has soundproofed rooms with chic, contemporary design. All rooms are bright with large windows. They offer a great buffet style breakfast. It offers free Wi-Fi, stylish décor and a rooftop terrace with impressive city views.
    The hotel is within walking distance of Plaza de Catalunya and Passeig de Gràcia Boulevard, which features a range of shops and restaurants.

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    Hesperia RamblasKK Hesperia Ramblas
    Close to the Boquería Market

    Hesperia Ramblas is a nice little 3 star hotel perfectly located on the Ramblas, that is to say the city centre of Barcelona. The 70 rooms, white and perfectly designed, make you feel well and comfortable. The staff is known to be absolutely friendly and helpful. An easy hotel at very interesting price. A good choice!

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    Vasanta Hostal Boutique Vasanta Hostal Boutique
    Exotic design for a chic hostel!

    We want to draw your attention to the Vasanta Hostal Boutique, because we have found a little pearl on the B&B range. Nine fantastic rooms with exotic names such as “Lotus Blanco”, “Jazmin”, Orquidea”, that will transfer you to an absolute distension. The range of services comprise free wifi, daily newspapers, air conditioned… We are in another dimension for a B&B, and at just a few hundred meters from the Catalunya Square, that is, in the heart of the city and two steps away from everything. Nice and good!

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    Violeta BoutiqueK Violeta Boutique
    An irresistible guesthouse

    Ideally located in the centre of Barcelona, the Violetta Boutique is part of the new generation of guesthouses. We are far from the old and typical guesthouses. The accent is placed on a clear and bright décor, warm and spacious with quality services. A nice terrace, a coffee corner… Transfers, city visit counsel and any type of help will be gratefully accomplished at desk reception. Irresistible!
    With only 8 rooms, we recommend to book in advance.

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    Hotel RekordKKK Hotel Rekord
    Total personal care!

    An hotel boutique with just 17 minimalist design rooms and a unique personal treat. Sincerely, we know few hotels on this category with such a quality of service. Lrge rooms, free internet and laptop if needed, excellent breakfast, fresh fruit in the room, personal trainer, coffee and biscuits on the afternoons… If looking for personal care, don’t doubt it, the Rekord is your hotel.


  1. Hotel Soho is cool - giovan (29 May 2012 - 08:30)

    was in Hotel Soho once. It was really cool. I would return!

  2. Hotel Constanza est cool - titi (8 May 2012 - 13:00)

    Pour ce prix, un super hôtel design pas trop loin de tout. Charmante équipe, pas de bruit et du confort. Top

  3. love this one - bert (21 Apr 2012 - 12:00)

    Love the hotel Constanza.. Great terrace and really design. one of the best 2 star around for me!

  4. tous les hôtels Room Mate sont cool! - pierre (2 Apr 2012 - 08:15)

    je vote pour les room mate hôtels de Barcelone qui sont design et vraiment cool pour le prix. Ils ont d'ailleurs un super succés. Il faut s'y prendre à l'avance pour réserver.

  5. le Murmuri - hotels (18 Mar 2012 - 10:45)

    dans les design hôtels: le Murmuri est vraiment pas mal et dans les pas cher le Room Mate Emma: super drôle..

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