Finding somewhere to stay where you feel like your little ones are just as welcome as you are can be tricky at times. Fortunately here in Barcelona there are plenty of kid-friendly hotels for every type of budget.
This stylish boutique hotel is located just off the Plaça Catalunya and Barcelona’s main high-street shopping area, the Portal de l’Angel. The Hotel Regina is a great option if you want a child-friendly atmosphere without having to feel like you’re staying in a kids’ play-house. Their Family Rooms offer a double bed as well as two additional beds in an adjoining area, perfect for families with younger children. There is a cozy downstairs lobby area and breakfast room, while the hotel is within a few minutes walk of all the central shops and restaurants.
Hotel Regina, Carrer de Bergara, 4, Barcelona +34 933 01 32 32
Hotel Novotel Barcelona City
The Novotel Barcelona City Hotel is located just off the Avenida Diagonal in the Poblenou neighbourhood of Barcelona. This large, modern hotel boasts an outdoor pool located on the 19th floor of the hotel, offering spectacular panoramic views of the city. The Novotel Family rate means children under the age of 16 can stay for free with breakfast included and the family rooms are perfect for a family of four. The hotel restaurant also has a choice of specially designed kids menus which offer tasty, healthy meals at affordable prices.
Hotel Novotel Barcelona City, Avinguda Diagonal, 201, Barcelona +34 933 26 24 99
Casa Camper Barcelona
This quirky hotel is run by the world-famous shoe brand Camper and is located in the vibrant El Raval neighbourhood of Barcelona, just a few minutes’ walk from the MACBA Contemporary Art Museum. The Casa Camper hotel is stylish and has a funky, minimalist design which really sets it apart from larger hotels. Families can book a double room with a comfy sofa bed for kids to stay on and its central location means you’re at the heart of all the action. The breakfasts here will set you up for the day and include a choice of fresh dishes cooked to order with plenty of healthy options for little ones too.
Casa Camper Barcelona, Carrer d’Elisabets, 11, Barcelona +34 933 42 62 80
Located in the Eixample district, within walking distance of the city centre, the U232 Hotel is a functional, modern hotel which has its own bar and restaurant downstairs. Their family rooms offer the possibility of connecting two adjoining rooms, with a double bed in one room and twins and a sofa-bed in the other – meaning a family of five can share and have access to two bathrooms at the same time. The neighbourhood is relatively quiet and has a residential, family-friendly feel to it, while being within close reach of the main sites and attractions.
U232 Hotel, Carrer del Comte d’Urgell, 232, Barcelona +34 933 224 153
A luxury four-star hotel located in Barcelona’s charming Gothic Quarter, the Hotel Arai offers a stylish family room which includes a double bed in its own sleeping area, as well as two single sofa-beds – meaning there’s no risk of fighting over who is taking up more room on the mattress. The room also comes with a kitchen, including ceramic hobs, a kettle and cooking utensils as well as a large flat-screen TV so that you get a little peace and quiet in the evenings.
Hotel Arai, Carrer d’Avinyó, 30, Barcelona +34 933 20 39 50
Hotel Petit Palace Barcelona
This family-friendly hotel is located just a minute away from Barcelona’s famous Passeig de Gracià, home to some of the best boutiques in the city. Housed in a stylish period building, the décor is modern and fairly simple making it easy to navigate and very child-friendly. The family rooms at the Hotel Petit Palace are a great option for those with older children, who wouldn’t take well to sharing a sofa-bed, as it includes a double bed and bunk-beds in an area which can be shut with a door.
Citadines Barcelona Ramblas
Located right in the centre of Barcelona, on the famous Las Ramblas boulevard, the Citadines Barcelona Ramblas offers a choice of self-catering apartments. The most interesting option for families is the 1-Bedroom Apartment which in addition to a king size bed also has a pull-out sofa-bed capable of sleeping two little-ones quite easily. Having your own kitchen also makes it easier to keep your kids fed and happy without having to splash out on eat-out meals every day.
Citadines Barcelona Ramblas, La Rambla, 122, Barcelona +34 932 70 11 11