Best Value Hotels in Barcelona

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Planning a trip to Barcelona? Whether you're likely to spend most of your travel budget on world-class museums, delectable tapas, or cocktails at the many bustling nightclubs, a trip to Catalonia's capital can be expensive. That's why we're always on the lookout for hotels that are budget-friendly, while still offering a good bang for your buck. After visiting hundreds of hotels in Barcelona, we evaluated how each stacked up against the competition, from the rooms to the pools to the restaurants. Take a look at our expert picks for hotels with the best value in Barcelona, Spain and get inspired!

  1. BarcelonaBB

    Housed in an elegant 19th-century Modernist building, BarcelonaBB is a charming and intimate bed and breakfast in the heart of the Eixample. Gaudi masterpieces and the metro are right nearby. Its five rooms (four share two bathrooms) are appealingly decorated and quiet. The free continental breakfast is plentiful and delicious, and the proprietors friendly and helpful with sightseeing information. The B & B is a terrific value, and a great fit for travelers who wish to forego a big hotel experience.

  2. Casa Marcelo Barcelona

    Tucked away on a pedestrian street in Barcelona’s hip El Born district, the five rooms at the budget-friendly Casa Marcelo Barcelona exude early 20th-century charm -- though note that only two have private bathrooms. Amazing shopping is just outside the hotel’s door while the Picasso Museum and the Barceloneta Metro station can be reached in less than 10 minutes on foot. Breakfast can be a bit light, but guests have access to the kitchen to store or prepare additional meals, and the shared balcony is a lovely place to relax and watch the street scene below. 

  3. Generator Barcelona

    Not a typical bare-bones basic hostel, the fun and funky Generator Barcelona pulls out all the stops with thoughtful touches and exuberant and colorful decor and design. The features list is big for this type of accommodation, and includes a tapas bar, cocktail bar, continental breakfast (for a fee), TV loungereading and game room, and social events with DJs, and art exhibitions. The hostel is actually a combination hotel and hostel, with the hotel wing having its own elevator. The hostel section has both shared dorm rooms and private rooms, while the hotel has private singles and doubles. The five-floor Generator is located in the Gracia District of Barcelona, not far from the Casa Mila, and about a 15-minute walk from the Sagrada Familia. It's an excellent value for budget travelers who want a little extra pizzazz from their hostel -- or hotel

  4. Aparthotel Silver

    Aparthotel Silver is a contemporary hotel set slightly away from Barcelona's city center on a quiet street, yet it's a short walk to many restaurants, bars, and shops. Guests comment favorably on cleanliness, friendliness of the staff, the cozy courtyard where a breakfast buffet is served, and the comfort of the rooms. Modern rooms have stocked kitchenettes, flat-screen TVs, and free Wi-Fi; therefore, the hotel is considered by many to be a good value for the price. Some rooms have small terraces with deck chairs, but on-site parking does not come cheap.

  5. Four Points by Sheraton Barcelona Diagonal

    The Four Points by Sheraton Barcelona Diagonal has a touch of Mediterranean charm that appeals to tourists with a mural-sized aerial photo of the city greeting guests upon entry into the lobby. But it also offers all of the reliable amenities and conveniences of a large hotel that caters to business travelers with a 24-hour modern gym with Barcelona views, 24-hour room service, a stylish bar and restaurant, free Wi-Fi, and contemporary meeting rooms. Although some of the wood accents in the rooms and cozy furniture choices in the lobby make you feel like you're in a Barcelona home, Four Points by Sheraton Barcelona Diagonal has all of the hustle and bustle noises of a busy chain hotel.

  6. Hotel Curious

    Hotel Curious is a clean and functional hotel in the middle of Barcelona offering small rooms but an excellent value. It's a great option for tourists who need a basic, no-frills place to rest and want to be in the center of much of what Barcelona has to offer, including countless restaurants, cafes, and shops located nearby. The hotel is very close to Las Ramblas and Plaza Catalunya and the beach is a 10-minute bus ride away. All rooms are air-conditioned and offer contemporary furnishings, though they are sparsely decorated. Freebies include buffet breakfast, Wi-Fi, and satellite TV. Room service is available and there is also a bar. Guests can also get massages on-site for an extra cost. There is no parking available at the hotel.

  7. EuroPark Hotel

    A clean, contemporary 10-floor hotel in the heart of the Eixample, the 150-room EuroPark is conveniently situated one block from the Girona Metro and four blocks from the Passeig de Gracia and Casa Batlló. Unlike some nearby hotels such as the Praktik or Catalonia Berna, the EuroPark has a swimming pool. It also offers a small but adequate fitness room and business center. Contemporary rooms are decorated in chic black and white stripes and come with free Wi-Fi and flat-panel TVs. All in all, the EuroPark is a good solid value for those seeking a convenient, well-located hotel with a wide range of amenities and facilities.

  8. Catalonia Rigoletto

    A sophisticated vibe pervades this mid-range hotel on the fringes of the stylish L'Eixample district. Luxe touches in the lobbyinclude marble floors and wood-paneled walls. The sumptuous feel extends to the plush guest rooms, which feature hardwood floors, flat-screen TVs, and rich fabrics and finishes throughout. However, the beds in the double rooms are actually just twin beds pushed together. Also, the fitness center is quite small, with just a few machines. The hotel offers a restaurant and bar, but guests wishing to explore other dining options will have to walk to the nearby subway, as there is not much in the surrounding area.

  9. Ana's Guest House B&B

    Ana's Guest House is a charming two-and-a-half pearl bed and breakfast in the leafy Eixample district of Barcelona. Simply furnished with a homey vibe, this B&B is great for families, couples, and independent travelers looking for a quiet place to rest after a day of exploring the city. About a 25-minute walk from the city center, the hotel is a few steps away from the Verdaguer metro stop, making getting around the large city fairly easy. With six rooms and a two-room suite, and a free breakfast daily, there are options for a range of budgets.

  10. BEST WESTERN Premier Hotel Dante

    Guests seem to appreciate the warm welcome from the staff at the Best Western Premier Hotel Dante in the Eixample District. The upper-middle-range chain hotel has 82 basic, spacious guest rooms with minibars, coffeemakers, and free Wi-Fi. There’s a lobby bar with big couches and a TV, as well as a Mediterranean-style restaurant on-site. A breakfast buffet is available for a fee, and there are plenty of restaurants and cafes nearby. 

  11. Gran Hotel Torre Catalunya

    The 272-room Gran Hotel Torre Catalunya is located in Sants, a residential part of Barcelona a metro ride away from the action. While there are several restaurants in the immediate area -- including a rooftop restaurant on the hotel's top floor with gorgeous city views -- the area lacks nightlife. The Sants metro station is located across the street for easy access to central Barcelona. Rooms are bright and spacious with flat-screen TVs, stocked minibars, and bathrooms with double sinks. There is an on-site indoor pool, fitness center, and spa. The morning breakfast buffet is an elaborate affair, but it costs extra if you don't book the breakfast package.

  12. Ayre Hotel Rosellon

    The mid-size Ayre Hotel Rosellon has 105 clean and comfortable rooms well-suited for a business or leisure traveler. However, mostly tourists choose this upper-middle-range hotel in the Eixample neighborhood, as they are drawn by its close proximity to the area's upscale shopping, cafes, and restaurants, as well as its location a few blocks from the famous Sagrada Familia cathedral (many rooms have views of the site). The nearby metro and bus stops offer easy access to other parts of the city as well. Ayre Hotel Rosellon is housed in a circa 2009 building and its chic, contemporary interior spaces mesh well with its modern facade. The hotel has a [ popular rooftop terrace] with a plunge pool and great views. There's also a restaurant and free Wi-Fi. But fitness buffs beware: The hotel has no fitness center.

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