With friendly service and an enviable location in downtown Barcelona, the Gallery Hotel provides a comfortable base for exploring the city. Its contemporary design and rooftop pool add to its appeal.
Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona
A Barcelona institution, the Majestic Hotel & Spa has been a part of the city since 1918 and still boasts its original neo-classical façade. It is flanked by high-end shops on the Passeig de Gràcia in the heart of the Eixample district and is as grand and sophisticated as its surroundings. The marble lobby is filled with sumptuous black leather couches and leads through to an elegant cafe known for its Champagne Fashion Tea which features signature cakes created by designers such as Bulgari and Jimmy Choo.
All 272 rooms balance quality and comfort with fine linens, soft fabric panels on the walls, muted tones and a signature scent designed for the hotel by Atelier Cologne. Views look out over the inner courtyard or surrounding streets.
A particular highlight is the hotel’s rooftop pool and Dolce Vitae bar which offers panoramic views across the city. There is also a spa where you can enjoy beauty and wellness treatments along with a sauna.
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Care has been taken to balance style and comfort in the rooms with carefully chosen furnishings, soft linens in pleasing neutral tones, and fabric panels on the walls to help keep rooms quiet. The modern bathrooms feature marble baths with rain showers and provide signature scents and bath products from Atelier Cologne. Additionally, all rooms offer TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi and Nespresso machines. Some rooms also boast small balconies overlooking the street. The corner suites with large wrap-around balconies overlooking the Passeig de Gràcia are a particular highlight.
The hotel is right in the middle of the lively Passeig de Gràcia, surrounded by high-end designer shops such as Dior and Gucci. In less than five minutes you can walk to two of Gaudi’s architectural marvels, Casa Milà and Casa Batlló, and in about 20 you can reach the top of Barcelona’s vibrant pedestrian thoroughfare, La Rambla and the labyrinthine Gothic Quarter.
Food and drink
A lavish buffet breakfast is served in a market style with omelettes and eggs made to order and brought to your table. On weekends, a champagne brunch is offered with a rotating menu of Spanish specialties, drawing not only hotel guests but locals as well, so it is best to book in advance. During the week the hotel hosts an afternoon ‘fashion tea’, serving tea and champagne along with pastries designed by luxury fashion houses, such as eclairs from Bulgari and Jimmy Choo. Altogether the hotel offers five different options for dining, from fine dining to a relaxed rooftop bar, all overseen by Michelin-starred chef Nandu Jubany.
Several interconnecting and adjoining rooms are available for families.
Facilities and activities
The Majestic Spa provides a range of therapeutic and wellness treatments in addition to private hydrotherapy sessions, as well as manicures, pedicures and makeup application. There is also a private sauna which guests may book in advance and use free of charge.
One of L’Eixample’s most elegant and sophisticated hotels, we find the roof terrace to be a glorious spot to relax with a cocktail and soak up the atmosphere.
Places & hotels on the map
Alternative places to stay nearby
Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
Set in a historic building in central Barcelona, the Grand Hotel Central is a sophisticated option boasting elegant decor, comfortable rooms and a rooftop terrace that offers an unmatched panorama of Barcelona.
Surrounded by Modernist architecture in the vibrant Eixample district, H10 Casa Mimosa provides a stylish base for exploring Barcelona. This chic boutique hotel has a large central courtyard and plunge pool and offers views to Gaudí’s Casa Milà.
Vintage styling, comfortable rooms and a rooftop terrace and Jacuzzi make the H10 Montcada a worthy option, but its convenient location in the heart of Barcelona is the real draw.
Set in a handsome colonial building just off La Rambla, the Hotel 1898 is a luxurious boutique property with a panoramic roof terrace and pool along with a relaxing spa.
Ideally located in the heart of Barcelona, the Hotel Colón offers comfortably modern rooms, a relaxing rooftop spa terrace, unrivalled views of the city’s central cathedral and easy access to all the main sights.
A historic boutique hotel offering chic contemporary decor and an intimate roof terrace, the small Hotel Neri is conveniently located yet offers a sense of peace and tranquillity away from the city crowds.
Incorporated into Barcelona’s ancient Roman walls, the Mercer Hotel employs a clever blend of original architecture and modern comfort and style. Its convenient location in the heart of the Gothic Quarter means many of Barcelona's attractions are within easy walking distance.
In the heart of one of Barcelona’s most vibrant districts, Ohla Eixample offers chic, modern rooms alongside Michelin-starred dining, a glorious roof terrace and pool, and a convenient location for exploring the city.
Experiences while staying here
The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.
Take off on two wheels and explore Barcelona by bicycle with the help of a local guide. You’ll discover the waterfront area of Barceloneta, ride along the winding narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter and visit some of the city’s main sights.
Journeying around the Penedès wine region, you’ll discover the home of cava, Spain’s sparkling wine, on this full-day guided tour. Learn about its history and production, and tour the Codorníu estate, before continuing on to Montserrat to see the basilica, one of Spain’s major pilgrimage sites.
This full-day private tour from Barcelona takes you to Figueres, Salvador Dalí’s hometown and the site of his surreal museum, as well as the historic city of Girona, with its Romanesque and Gothic buildings and Baroque cathedral.
The architecture and influence of legendary Modernist Antoni Gaudí are revealed on this guided half-day tour of Barcelona. You’ll visit three of his most renowned projects, rippling Casa Milà, his greenspace Park Güell and the Sagrada Família.
Learn to cook a traditional Spanish paella in Barcelona on this half-day course, which includes a visit to a local market. You’ll find out how to choose the best ingredients before putting them together in an engaging, hands-on day of activity.