Check in at the best hotels in Barcelona
Barcelona is the city of Hostels, full occupancy (more than 90%) and expensive accommodation. It has accommodation options for all tastes and all budgets, among them lux and plain hotels, hostels and apartments for rent. Prices are obviously very high, as demand is excessively high… But let’s take it all from the top. Barcelona is one of the strongest forces in the tourism industry, with 20 million people visiting it every year! But these numbers increase rapidly, as ever more people want to meet the city of Gaudi, the Mediterranean city with the history, the wonderful culture and amazing weather. This fact, naturally, causes an increase on the cost of living as well as on rents.
Most hotels in Barcelona have renovated rooms, which are dressed in modern amenities and decorated with elements from the Catalan culture. An important point is that they have 24-hour reception, comfy and clean spaces and offer amenities such as laptops, tablets, desktop PCs, fast internet connection and more. Cheap accommodation has a name. Hostels! Barcelona has high-quality and clean hostels with a modern look and contemporary amenities. If you can compromise with a common bathroom, then you have solved the issue of accommodation…pretty economically!
High season in Barcelona starts in early April and ends around mid-November, since the weather allows it. During that period, prices at Barcelona’s hotels are up to 100% increased. fast tip: The best season to visit it is mid-April or late October, when prices are reasonable. Finally, you must know that a) most hotels do not include breakfast in the price b) as long as tourist numbers increase, hotel prices will also keep going up.
Mini tips: a) Hotels and apartments for rent in Barcelona are not many (around 4,000), considering that there are more than 20 million tourists every year. b) The average price per night is around 120 to 160€, including breakfast. c) If you want to score a better price, but also find a room in the hotel you like, you must make reservations 4-5(!) months in advance! d) The words Early Check-in and Late Check-out are unknown to Barcelona with the 90%+ occupancy! e) The stay at a hostel costs 20-40€ per person/night.