The 5 best hotels by the sea Barcelona

HOTEL PULLMAN SKIPPER

Avinguda
del Litoral 10
Barceloneta
+34 (0)93 221 65 65
www.pullman-barcelona-skipper.com

A sea view tends to come at a cost. Nevertheless, if you can afford it, Barcelona has a couple of hotels that will make it worth the investment. Pullman Barcelona Skipper, for starters: not even a minute away from the beach, right next to an architectural marvel, a rooftop pool with a view of a Barcelona landmark and rooms worthy of a five-star hotel.

HOTEL ARTS

C/ de la Marina 19-21
Barceloneta
+34 (0)93 221 10 00
www.hotelartsbarcelona.com

Hotel Arts is a 44-storey building by the beach that seems to be wearing a metal harness, consisting of horizontal, vertical and crisscrossing bars. The inside looks just as futuristic. Arts boasts several bars and restaurants, at least two of which (Arola and Enoteca) are outstanding.

W BARCELONA

Plaça de la Rosa dels
Vents 1
Barceloneta
+34 (0)93 295 28 00
www.w-barcelona.cat

W was built to dazzle. The entrance hall is huge – it sucks your gaze upwards, whether you want to or not. The lounge area, the views..., everything here is XXL. As a pleasant contrast, the rooms go for impeccable minimalism.

HILTON DIAGONAL MAR

C/ del Taulat 262-264
Poblenou
+34 (0)93 507 07 07
www3.hilton.com

A bit further away from the centre, in case you want to avoid the biggest flocks of tourists. Hilton Diagonal Mar is popular among businessmen because the Forum is  close-by, but everyone should be able to enjoy the stylish rooms, the Purobeach rooftop pool and sunbathing terrace and the view of famous and less famous landmarks.

HOTEL SUBUR

Paseo de la Ribera 66
Sitges
+34 (0)93 894 00 66
www.hotelsubur.com

You may also decide to stay in nearby Sitges and discover Barcelona from there: a little less crowded, about two degrees warmer. In that case Hotel Subur comes highly recommended. Close to the beach and at night postcard-like San Bartolomé Church is within sight.

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