Where to Stay in Barcelona

Navigating Barcelona’s timeless hotel scene.

Courtesy Casa Fuster
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Casa Fuster

Built in 1908, this mansion-turned-hotel is a Modernist masterpiece and one of the most expensive buildings ever constructed in Barcelona, due to the stunning white marble facade. The cavernous café and lounge, with domed ceilings and windows over looking Plaça de Nicolas Salmeron, is a popular gathering place for writers and artists, and in the evenings it transforms into one of the city’s best jazz clubs. Woody Allen even filmed a scene here for Vicky Cristina Barcelona. Guest rooms feature a jewel-toned color palette, cherry wood furnishings, and white marble bathrooms. Because of the hotel’s location atop Passeig de Gràcia’s highest point, the rooftop terrace with a pool, fitness center, and lounge offers one of the best views of the city. Passeig de Gràcia, 132; 34-9/3255-3000, hotelcasafuster.com.

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