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Hotel Arts Barcelona

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8.7
Excellent
2,186 reviews
+34 932 21 10 00

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Pets Allowed
Pool
Fitness Center

44-Story Skyscraper Overlooking the Mediterranean

A Higher Class of Art and Culture

Hotel Arts Barcelona is a Ritz-Carlton owned hotel that rests on the calm Mediterranean, within the Gothic and Modernist marvel of Barcelona, Spain. Fine dining, relaxation, and the depth of Spanish and Catalan culture are a start, but there's much to experience in this great city, both inside and outside of the hotel. The hotel shares many features with Le Meridien, but there are three things that set Hotel Arts Barcelona in a class by itself. First, the only way to get a closer room to the ocean is by pitching a tent in the sand. Second, the staff is a higher class at Hotel Arts. Finally, Hotel Arts has a higher variety of inviting features such as an outdoor pool and hot tub. The beauty of the rooms, the pool, the sea, and the spoiling luxury of the spa are reason enough to visit, but the desire to keep coming back is spurred by something more. 

Exploring Hotel Arts From Within

It's the home everyone wishes was their home. The bathrooms are spacious and well-lit, the beds are soft but hard to get out of, and the sights overlooking the city and sea are nothing short of spectacular. Before the adventure, the best place to begin is Cafe Veranda, where the waking aroma of fresh coffee meets the senses alongside delicious visions of an ever-changing buffet. With an energy-charged gym to get the adrenaline pumping, and the relaxation of a full-feature spa complete with Swedish, deep tissue, and hot stone massages, it's hard to find a reason to leave. But there are many things to do, places to see, people to meet, and the thrill of unending adventure waiting outside the hotel door.

An Ancient and Modern Adventure 

There are two things the Hotel Arts Barcelona guest will not want to miss. The visionary architect Antoni Gaudi left a legacy of Catalan Modernism throughout the city, including Casa Batlló, Casa Milà in L’Eixample, and the melting cathedral, Sagrada Familia. These sights are breathtaking, and a number of majestic Gothic churches and Roman ruins are waiting to be explored as well. In addition, Barcelona was named the "best beach city" by National Geographic, and the Barcelona beach is noted both for its beauty and the beautiful people it brings.

What should the Hotel Arts guest do after exploring Barcelona's winding roads of ancient architecture and walking the warm sands of the Mediterranean? There are many Michelin-star restaurants serving the finest Catalan cuisine in the world, to start. The wine flows freely and the colorful local delicacies of huevos rotos (broken eggs over french fries cooked in olive oil), navajas (razor clams), and grilled octopus abound at La Boqueria market. 

The Bottom Line

Much like the Marriott, Hotel Arts Barcelona is worthy of its five-star luxury rating. When you factor in unbeatable service, beachside pools, and cocktail-lounging hot tubs with the waves of the sea crashing nearby, this stay is not an easy act to follow.

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Marina 19–21
Barcelona, 08005
Rooms & Rates
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User Highlights
8.7
Excellent
Location
"Great restaurants in the city" "Superb location"
99% appreciated the closeness to the beach.
97% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
Service
"Staff phenomenal" "Attentive hotel staff"
97% found the staff to be very friendly.
76% thought the service was very professional.
Bar and Beverages
"Bar near by"
Comfort
"Amazing bed" "Room was spacious"
91% thought rooms were spacious.
74% said the beds were comfortable.
Room
"Views of the ocean breathtaking" "Excellent bathroom area"
95% thought the view was good.
91% thought rooms were spacious.
Breakfast
"Nice buffet breakfast" "Excellent breakfast layout"
85% said the breakfast was too expensive.
Cleanliness
"Overall tidy" "Window seats filthy"
Only 53% said rooms were clean enough.
68% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average.
Value for money
"Extortionate price" "You have to pay for spa"
92% thought it was overpriced.
85% said the breakfast was too expensive.
WiFi
"Internet wasn't working" "Painfully slow internet"
92% thought it was overpriced.
71% said the wifi quality was bad.

Good to know...

Relatively high internet cost
Great view
Friendly service
Professional service
Expert Reviews
Afar Magazine
As the name suggests, this soaring 44-story hotel from the Ritz-Carlton brand, is peppered with high-end artwork...But there’s much more to the hotel than paintings and sculptures.
Wallpaper
The 30th floor of Barcelona’s Hotel Arts is home to a new suite offering the most dramatic views of the Mediterranean Sea, as well as the city. Local architect Josep Juanpere of GCA...
The Telegraph
A thoroughly modern-looking five-star hotel positioned right on the beach, the Arts is one of Barcelona's original luxury hotels. Its traditional attitude makes for excellent service, and...
Hotel Information
Features
Air-conditioned
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Casino
Child Activities
Child Care
Concierge
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
Handicap
Kitchenette
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
Pool
Restaurant
Spa or Sauna
Details
Check-In
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Check-Out
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
483
Fees
Required
  • Local Tax: EUR 2.46 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 17 years of age.
Add-ons
  • Facilities Fee: EUR 45 per person, per day and includes use of: Spa
  • Internet Fee: EUR 27.5 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Breakfast Fee: EUR 42.90 for adults and EUR 20.90 for children (approximately)
  • Parking Fee: EUR 54.45 per day
  • Pet Fee: EUR 165.00 per pet, per stay
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: EUR 133.1 per night
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible
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