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Hotel Catalonia Roma
3 out of 5
C/avenida Roma 31, Barcelona, Barcelona
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £69 per night
1.34 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (318 reviews)
Super hotel, close to Barcelona Sants Station.

"Fantastic hotel situated in a narrow building on the main Roma Road. I had the Bcn suite and it met and exceeded all my expectations. The staff there were professional and welcoming. A nice touch, later on in the afternoons, was a small selection of cakes and a fruit infused water dispenser. Breakfast ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Hotel Catalonia Roma
Hotel Catalonia Albeniz
3 out of 5
Calle Aragón 591-593, Barcelona, Barcelona
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £60 per night
1.7 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (282 reviews)
A Perfect Location and Great Service

"The hotel is perfectly located less than a block away from a Metro station, that, via transfers, can take you almost anywhere in Barcelona extremely easily and cheap. (The subway system is very easy to use and figure out, even if you dont speak the language). Walking from the hotel, you can get to ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Oct 2019

Hotel Catalonia Albeniz
Catalonia Rigoletto Hotel
4 out of 5
C/ Sabino de Arana 22-24, Barcelona, Barcelona
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £79 per night
2.4 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (189 reviews)

"Laia was amazing, meet and greet so personable, With Mark on hand to help and Laia recommending places to eat and see it and besides the room being lovely it made our stay that bit more comfortable & pleasurable"…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2019

Catalonia Rigoletto Hotel
Catalonia Castellnou
3 out of 5
Castellnou 61, Barcelona, Barcelona
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £55 per night
2.32 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (153 reviews)

"I recommend. Friendly staff. Nice rooms. Due to Coronavirus I didn't use amenities."…"

Reviewed on 25 May 2020

Catalonia Castellnou
Hotel Arts Barcelona
5 out of 5
Marina 19–21, Barcelona, Barcelona
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £227 per night
1.35 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (990 reviews)
It is the best

"Beautiful hotel in every way. Would love to return for leisure"…"

Reviewed on 29 Feb 2020

Hotel Arts Barcelona
Gran Hotel Havana
4.5 out of 5
Gran Via de Les Corts Catalanes, 647, Barcelona, Barcelona
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £69 per night
0.46 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (987 reviews)

"The hotel is centrally situated and within walking distance of all attractions. It is a clean safe area"…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Gran Hotel Havana
Negresco Princess
4.5 out of 5
Roger de Lluria, 16-18, Barcelona
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £74 per night
0.3 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,222 reviews)

"This is my 2nd time and I would like to stay again in this hotel when I am back in Barcelona. Great location and very nice staff."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

Negresco Princess
Hotel SB Plaza Europa
4 out of 5
Calle Ciències 11-13, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona
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2.73 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (1,396 reviews)

"The Murphy beds were worn in inclined so you rolled towards to floor."…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

Hotel SB Plaza Europa
Arc la Rambla
3 out of 5
La Rambla 19, Barcelona, Barcelona
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £51 per night
0.59 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,548 reviews)

"Clean and modern rooms. Igor at the front desk was helpful with directions to local attractions."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

Arc la Rambla
Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa - Adults Only
4 out of 5
Aribau 33, Barcelona, Barcelona
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £64 per night
0.56 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (973 reviews)

"We had an excellent stay at this hotel! The staff are just outstanding and the rooms are amazing. We got upgraded to one of the deluxe rooms with the gorgeous balcony which was a lovely touch to our honeymoon. The rooftop bar and pool is excellent and the drinks are great. This hotel certainly contributed ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2020

Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa - Adults Only
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Visiting Downtown Barcelona

History buffs will enjoy exploring Downtown Barcelona, and visitors give high marks for the interesting architecture, renowned art and cathedral. Tourists who journey to this urban city can discover its museums, shopping and monuments. Top sights in the city include Placa de Catalunya, Palau de la Musica Catalana and Barcelona Cathedral.

  • There are 1038 hotels and other accommodation options in Downtown Barcelona
  • The closest major airport is in Barcelona (BCN-Barcelona Intl.), 7.5 mi (12.1 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Downtown Barcelona

The city is well known for its art and museums, and cultural venues include Palau de la Musica Catalana, Gran Teatre del Liceu and Picasso Museum. Attractions like Barcelona Aquarium and Rambla del Raval are fun for everyone, not just kids. Notable for its cathedrals, monuments and historic sites, the city's landmarks include Placa de Catalunya, Barcelona Cathedral and Casa Batllo.

In Barcelona, you'll find 1038 accommodation choices and hotels to make planning easier for your holiday retreat at an affordable rate. Below are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • The Serras - This 5-star hotel in Gothic Quarter features a casino, a restaurant and an outdoor pool. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its bar and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • The Barcelona EDITION - Our customers like the bar and helpful staff at this hotel. This 5-star hotel in Ciutat Vella features 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool and free WiFi.
  • We Boutique Hotel - Guests who stay at this 3.5-star hotel in Eixample can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its dining options and quiet location.

Other favourite sights in Downtown Barcelona include Boqueria Market, La Rambla and Palau Guell. Top places to visit in the area include Barcelona Zoo, located 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from the heart of the city, and Sagrada Familia, which is 1.2 mi (2 km) away.

Getting around Downtown Barcelona

With so many ways to get around, seeing Downtown Barcelona is simple. You can take advantage of metro transport at Placa Catalunya Station, Urquinaona Station and Passeig de Gracia Station. If you want to journey outside the city, ride aboard a train from Barcelona Placa de Catalunya Station, Plaça de Catalunya Station or Barcelona Paseo de Gracia Station.

Dressing for Downtown Barcelona

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 17°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 6°C
  • From April to June, the average is 27°C during the day and 10°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 28°C during the day and 17°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 23°C as the daytime average and 7°C as the night-time average
  • Downtown Barcelona gets about 594 millimetres of rain per year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 27°C, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 7°C

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