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Q: I am going away this weekend with my girlfriend, and we are only staying 2 days. I was wondering where do you think is the best place to stay to see the whole city. We are looking for a 4 star hotel, and we are both 20 years. I know the information is on your site, but I still can't decide. Help!

A: Try looking at our Barcelona Interactive Map. We have taken over 500 photos of all the main areas in Barcelona in a logical sequence. You will see what each of the areas is like first hand and can come to your own conclusions.

You can then use our hotel map which has descriptions of hotels in Barcelona linked to a map of the city. The hotel map makes it simple for you to find a hotel in the area you are interested in and also to read all about the hotel. We have also provided links for you to be able to book the hotel. Barcelona hotel map

To answer your question on which is the best area. This is rather subjective, and it depends on what you want from your holiday. In my opinion, one of the best central places to stay in the Barri Gòtic or around the Cathedral area as you are right in the centre and it's quite picturesque around there (the old) town of Barcelona - lots of history, cobbled streets cafe's on corners, cathedral etc. You also have excellent transport links from the city, and you won't be further than a few minutes walk from a Metro stop.

Las Ramblas Barcelona, Spain
Las Ramblas

Alternatively somewhere just off the Ramblas. The Ramblas is the most central part of Barcelona city centre so you just have to walk out your hotel to be in the heart of it.

Map showing location of Las Ramblas

Map showing the car parks nearest to La Rambla in Barcelona, Spain. Click on the blue car park lables to be taken to a detailed information page on that car park.

Plaça Urquinaona
Plaça Universitat
Romara Car Park
Museum d' Història de Catalunya
Plaça de Pau Vila, 3
Maremagnum
Carrer Moll d'España, 5
BSM Moll d'España Car Park
Palau de la Musica Catalana
Carrer Palau de la Musica, 4 - 6
Erotica Museum
La Rambla, 96
MACBA
Plaça dels Àngels, 1
Passeig de Gràcia Metro
Passeig de Gràcia Metro
Universitat Metro
Universitat Metro
SABA BAMSA Rambla Catalunya
Rambla Catalunya, 15
Coliseum Car Park
Mirador de Colom
Plaça Portal de la Pau
Parking Urgel Car Park
La Rambla
La Rambla
Basilica de Santa Maria del Pi
Plaça del Pi, 7
Gran Teatre del Liceu
La Rambla, 51 - 59
Plaça Reial
Plaça de Catalunya
Barcelona Cathedral
Plaça de la Seu, 3
La Boqueria Market
La Rambla, 91
Paral.lel Metro
Paral.lel Metro
Jaume I Metro
Drassanes Metro
Urquinaona Metro
Urquinaona Metro
Liceu Metro
Catalunya Metro
Catalunya Metro
SABA BAMSA Paral.lel Car Park
SABA Catedral
Avenida de la Catedral
BSM Moll de la Fusta
Passeig de Colum, 1
NN Palau de La Música Car Park
SABA BAMSA Francesc Cambo Car Park
Laietana Princesa Car Park
Edén
Carrer Nou de la Rambla, 12
SABA Plaça de Catalunya
Plaça de Catalunya
SABA BAMSA Illa Raval
Sant Rafael, 15
BSM La Boquería
Floristes de la Rambla
SABA BAMSA Plaça dels Àngels
Carrer dels Angels, 1
NN Bonsuccés
Plaça del Bonsuccés, 7
SABA Plaça Urquinaona Car Park
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Barcelona History Museum
Plaça del Rei
Plaça Sant Jaume


If you don't mind street noise and want to be in the centre of the shopping areas with good access to clubs, bars and restaurants then perhaps consider Eixample area.

If however you want ready access to the beaches in Barcelona and want to be out of all the hustle and bustle then perhaps consider Barceloneta or Poblenou.

Barcelona Hotel Map
Barcelona neighbourhoods guide


Barcelona City Pass

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