FAB GOTHIC QUARTER HOTELS WE LOVE
The Barri Gotic hotels in the oldest part of Barcelona are full of undeniable charm… If you like narrow alleys and corners full of history, you might want to consider staying here! Staying in El Barri Gotic (Barcelona) you’ll be walking distance from La Rambla, the Born district, the fishermen Barceloneta neighborhood and even the shops and Gaudi apartment buildings in Passeig de Gràcia.
The downside is that sometimes its backstreets are pedestrian areas or so narrow that taxis can’t really drop you in front of your hotel, then you’ll have to be ready to walk a couple of blocks.
Check out which are my favorite hotels in Barri Gotic:
Mercer Hotel Barcelona
The hidden gem of the hotels in Barri Gotic. It is located inside a restored medieval mansion, in an alley that tourists haven’t discovered yet (although it’s only a couple of blocks from the Cathedral).
Not many taxi drivers will accept to take you down such a narrow alley, but in exchange you’ll be offered elegance, exclusivity and privacy. That’s why it’s often chosen by local celebrities. Book your room here.
Hotel Catalonia Catedral
Modern and convenient, it is located in a side street around the corner from the Cathedral. Unlike most other Barri Gotic hotels, this one doesn’t have any special charm, however it has anything you’ll want for a 4-star hotel for an affordable price. Plus taxi drivers should be able to drop you at the door, no problem. Book your room here.
H10 Racó del Pi
Located halfway between the Cathedral and La Rambla, in the edge of the Gothic Quarter. Modern and comfortable but without luxuries, you’ll enjoy walking around the animated streets and plazas around it. Book your room here.
AND BONUS! This is our latest discovery!
Gorgeous rooms, some of them large enough for families or including a kitchenette where you can prepare your meals with the fresh produce you’ll buy in the nearby Boqueria Market. It’s accessible by taxi and located half way between La Rambla and the Cathedral, in an area offering plenty of unique shopping options. Book your room here.
DID YOU KNOW THAT… The hotels in el Born district are our favorite alternative to hotels in Barri Gotic.
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