There’s something alluring about stepping into Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter, or Barri Gòtic – it’s like stepping back in time. A labyrinth of narrow, winding streets filled with history at every turn, it’s a district that captures the heart of every traveller. And for those wishing to immerse themselves fully in this rich history, staying in one of the area’s charming hotels is the way to go.
Why choose a hotel in the Gothic Quarter?
The Gothic Quarter is the very heart of old Barcelona. The district is a captivating mix of tranquility and vibrancy, where centuries-old buildings stand alongside buzzing tapas bars and boutique shops. The area hosts some of the city’s most significant landmarks, including Barcelona Cathedral, the Roman Walls, and the stunning Plaça Reial.
For food lovers, the Gothic Quarter is a culinary delight, teeming with tapas bars, seafood restaurants, and traditional Catalan eateries. The area also boasts a lively nightlife with an eclectic mix of bars and clubs.
Getting around Barcelona and to the Airport from the Gothic Quarter
Situated in the city centre, the Gothic Quarter has excellent transport links to the rest of Barcelona. Several metro and bus lines traverse the area, connecting it to all corners of the city. And for a real treat, consider taking a short ferry ride from the nearby Port Vell.
If you come by car, there are several car parks nearby. Look in advance for a car park that suits the height of your car and reserve your parking space in advance. The Parkimeter website gives you a good overview of available parking spaces and makes it easy to reserve your parking space.
Top 10 hotels in the Gothic Quarter
Here are some of the highest-rated hotels in the Gothic Quarter, suitable for different budgets and tastes:
|Rooftop Terrace & Pool
|Restored 12th-century Palace
|Hotel The Serras
|Overlooking Port Vell
|Hotel DO Plaça Reial
|Hotel Mercer Barcelona
|Preserved Historical Features
|Kimpton Vividora Hotel
|Rooftop Bar & Pool
|Cathedral View & Rooftop Pool
|Cathedral View & Outdoor Terrace
|Free Wine Hour & Rooftop Pool
|Petit Palace Boqueria Garden
|Set in a 19th-century Palace
These hotels offer unique experiences, from rooftop terraces overlooking the city, to restored buildings that provide a direct link to the area’s rich history.
Discover hotels in the Gothic Quarter with our interactive map
Our interactive map simplifies the process of finding the perfect place to stay in the Gothic Quarter. It lets you explore available hotels, compare prices, and make your booking with just a few clicks. Click on each hotel marker to learn more about its facilities, read reviews from previous guests, and view images.Booking.com