Barcelona

Travel Guide
Barceloneta Beach which includes a city, night scenes and street scenes
Modernist art and Gothic architecture create a stunning backdrop in the Catalan capital, where sublime food and a sophisticated nightlife scene await.

Cultured yet trendy, Barcelona is one of Europe’s great cities. The Mediterranean Sea is just minutes from the center, its streets are filled with Modernist and Gothic treasures and the food is simply divine. Shop in bustling markets, take a stroll through the old city, stay up late and party with the locals and visit one of the city’s many world-class museums and galleries.

Be wowed by Barcelona’s eye-catching collection of architecture. Start in La Rambla, the famous tree-lined pedestrian street, which features flower stalls, sidewalk cafés, creative buskers and interesting shops, before delving in to the labyrinthine alleys of the Barri Gòtic (Gothic Quarter). Among the 14th-century buildings sit treasures such as the spectacular Santa Maria del Mar Church and the grand Barcelona Cathedral, where gargoyles peer down from the ornate façade.

Spend some time in the Museu d'Història de Barcelona. Its exhibits bring to life the city’s long history. The impressive building is located on Plaça del Rei, where concerts are often held.

It is impossible not to notice the artistry visible in Barcelona’s public spaces. Gaudí, Picasso and Miró have left their indelible marks on the Catalan capital in monuments including the fantastical twisting turrets of La Sagrada Familia cathedral and the fantastical modernist sculptures and mosaics adorning Park Güell. Barcelona-born Joan Miró is honored in the Fundació Joan Miró while Picasso’s works are on display at the Museu Picasso.

To enjoy Barcelona’s nightlife like a true local, don’t even consider going out until midnight. Start with a late dinner in one of the city’s fabulous restaurants. Opt for acclaimed Michelin-starred restaurants or venture into El Born to find tiny tapas bars heaving with hip locals. Discover everything from jazz venues to nightclubs pumping out techno, or sip cocktails in alfrescobars.

Barcelona is one of Europe’s aviation hubs and welcomes flights from around the world. Explore the city on foot to really soak up the architecture and get to know the locals. Among the best places to people-watch are at the city’s busy markets such as La Boqueria.

Where to stay in Barcelona

Arc la Rambla
Arc la Rambla
3 out of 5
La Rambla 19, Barcelona, 08002
The price is RM346 per night from 8 Feb to 9 Feb
RM346
per night
8 Feb - 9 Feb
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Barcelona. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,041 reviews)
"It’s great value for your money. The location is decent. Walking distance to many things and in La Rambla. The area is not the safest. Reputation for lots of thieves. Overall, the hotel was a comfortable and clean, nothing fancy and quiet. I would recommend it but be careful walking around the area ..."

Reviewed on 30 Jan 2023

Arc la Rambla
Hotel Colón Barcelona
Hotel Colón Barcelona
4 out of 5
Avenida Catedral, 7, Barcelona, 08002
The price is RM727 per night from 9 Feb to 10 Feb
RM727
per night
9 Feb - 10 Feb
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Barcelona. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools and a rooftop terrace. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (1,056 reviews)
"Highly recommend this hotel. It was clean, comfortable, great location and amazing views of the Cathedral!"

Reviewed on 30 Jan 2023

Hotel Colón Barcelona
Rialto
Rialto
3 out of 5
Carrer de Ferran, 40-42, Barcelona, Barcelona, 8002
The price is RM355 per night from 8 Feb to 9 Feb
RM355
per night
8 Feb - 9 Feb
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Barcelona. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (312 reviews)
"The hotel is super clean, the attention of the front counter is excellent, they were always willing to answer any question, the rooms were very clean and quiet, the breakfast was abundant with all kinds of food."

Reviewed on 6 Feb 2023

Rialto
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Apartments - Suite Place Barcelona
Apartments - Suite Place Barcelona
3.5 out of 5
Corsega 518, 1-2, Barcelona, 08025
Stay at this 3.5-star aparthotel in Barcelona. Enjoy free WiFi, on-site parking and a flat-screen TV. Popular attractions Sagrada Familia and Placa de Catalunya ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (5 reviews)
Great stay
"Great location, friendly staff. Nice easy to keep clean apartment."

Reviewed on 29 Oct 2022

Apartments - Suite Place Barcelona
Capri by Fraser Barcelona
Capri by Fraser Barcelona
4 out of 5
Sancho de Avila 32-34, Barcelona, 8018
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Barcelona. Enjoy free WiFi, a rooftop terrace and breakfast. Our guests praise the comfy rooms and the property ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (982 reviews)
Great place
"Great hotel, close enough with taxi or a walk but not exactly central. Laundry facility is very handy and room size was great. Recommend it."

Reviewed on 3 Feb 2023

Capri by Fraser Barcelona
Arai Aparthotel
Arai Aparthotel
4 out of 5
Avinyó, 30, Barcelona, 08002
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Barcelona. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants and a rooftop terrace. Our guests praise the helpful staff and ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (876 reviews)
"The stay was ok. The mattresses were not good at all. The day before leaving the hotel the housekeeper didn’t show up. Not happy about it."

Reviewed on 7 Jan 2023

Arai Aparthotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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