The Top 5 Hotels in Barcelona

Mandarin Oriental Barcelona

Many of the top hotels in Barcelona are infused with the Catalan capital’s rich and varied architectural history. This is, after all, the city of Gothic cathedrals and Gaudí, of medieval fortifications and the Modernisme movement. And today’s traveler can choose between a luxury suite in a former office building or a room in an ultra-contemporary high-rise overlooking the Mediterranean.

Every year for our World’s Best Awards survey, T+L asks readers to weigh in on travel experiences around the globe — to share their opinions on the top hotels, resorts, cities, islands, cruise ships, spas, airlines, and more. Hotels were rated on their facilities, location, service, food, and overall value. Properties were classified as city or resort based on their locations and amenities.

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