Discover the best Barcelona hotels with swimming pool
Choosing a hotel with pool in Barcelona is a great idea if you are coming in the summertime. There are more of them that you would think of, specially hotels with a rooftop pool. However, they are often small and lack of charm. Their water gets too warm, and they feel more like a hot tub than a pool!
Instead, the reason to stay in a hotel with pool in Barcelona is to freshen up after a long day sightseeing. And of course you want to do that in the nicest possible setting.
Last week Kathy G. contacted us about a tour to Montserrat, and she also wanted some recommendations about great Barcelona hotels with swimming pool. That gave me the idea for today’s post.
These are our recommended hotels with pool in Barcelona:
Arts Hotel. It’s not a surprise that the Barcelona Ritz Carlton, one of the best hotels in Barcelona, would have a nice swimming pool. And as a plus, it is located right by the beach, and it has a shady private garden with hammocks. A lovely place to relax after touring the city! And also a safe place for your kids to swim and play after a long day out.
W Hotel. Another 5 Star Hotel in Barcelona that bets high on a beach hotel with a pool. I recommend to use the beach early in the morning before the tourist crowds arrive, and the pool in the afternoon and the evening. One more tip: the pool café, the Wet Bar, is terrific! Make sure to pack your most glamorous bikini!
La Florida. If you are a fan of infinity pools, you’ll love this one with breathtaking views over the city. Its secluded location makes it a delightful place for a romantic getaway. Plus this pool is half indoors and half outdoors, so you can still enjoy the water when it’s a bit chilly outside.
Hilton Diagonal Mar. Located in the East end of the city, the downside of this hotel with pool in Barcelona is that you’ll have to spend either money on taxis or time in the subway. But in exchange, you get not one but two outdoor pools: one shallow for kids, and one for adults that is quite large considering the average dimensions of hotel pools in Barcelona.
Pullman Barcelona Skipper. A hotel with pool in Barcelona that has everything: it’s near the beach, and it’s got two pools: one in the street level, very large, surrounded by hammocks and partially covered by a glass pyramid; the other at the rooftop, with gorgeous views over the Mediterranean see and a cocktail bar next to it. This last one is open all year around.
AND BONUS! Want to know which is our favorite?
Hotel Grand Central. This is our choice if you are looking for a boutique hotel with pool in Barcelona. Conveniently located in the city center, walking distance from the Gothic Quarter, the trendy Born and La Rambla, you’ll love its mix of modernist and contemporary style. And you’ll get addicted to its stunning infinity pool that will almost make you think you’ll fall over the Old Town! Locals love to go there in the evenings to enjoy a drink by the pool.