They’ve Spoken: 10 Favorite Hotels in Barcelona, Decided by Travelers Themselves

Barcelona has been long known for its great beaches, fashion and hotels (which is where we come in). The city was recently awarded Spain’s top traveler’s choice destination from TripAdvisor and ranks as the country’s most-visited city with more than 12.3 million overnight visitors from January to September 2012.

For those considering a trip to Barcelona there’s no better advice than those of your fellow travelers as to where to stay. They’ve been there, done that. Our latest study gives Barcelona-bound adventurers just that: a snapshot of guests’ favorite hotels, based on the TrustScore, the world’s first, independent score representing all online opinions from around the world.

And The Winners Are:

The top spots go to Hotel DO Placa Reial (97.11) and Mercer Hotel (96.23). Rounding out the top ten are:

Hotel TrustScore
Hotel DO Placa Reial 97.11
Mercer Hotel 96.23
ABaC Restaurant & Hotel 95.46
Hotel Alma Barcelona 94.69
Hotel Casa Camper 94.64
Hotel Palace 93.26
Hotel 1898 92.25
Hotel Montecarlo 92.18
Hotel Jazz 89.76
Hotel Bagues 89.57

Note: Scores represent the overall TrustScore, out of 100.

The full report, with an analysis of the opinions behind the scores can be found here: 10 Favorite Hotels in Barcelona, Decided by Travelers Themselves.

Tips from the Top:

You guessed it – great service and location drive these hotel winners to the top of the list. Not surprising, given our past findings about what matters most to guests.

The top-notch service at these hotels is what sets them apart; with many guests stating “this was the best service they have ever received at a hotel.” Wow. Guests go on to say that the staff is knowledgeable, professional, and simply make visitors feel right at home. From helping guests book train tickets, to calling them by name and recommending local must-try restaurants. Speaking of must try, here’s another helpful list of what to do in Barcelona.

More Details and Ranks:

For more information on how the ranks and sentiments are calculated, check out our FAQ.


Tony Ciccarone

Tony Ciccarone is a web developer who is experienced in making high-quality professional websites, writing clean & reusable code, and creating data-driven web applications.

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