The 12 Best Airbnbs In Barcelona, Spain

July 3, 2020
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Barcelona, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Barcelona and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

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#1 Luxury Palacete

# of Guests8
# of Bedrooms3
# of Bathrooms4.5
Nightly Price$1,234/ night

Let’s just say that if you’re looking for a holiday cocooned in comfort, wrapped in luxury, and surrounded with stunning beauty, this location is for you. You’d be waking up to a view of the sea, coffee by the terrace, and a home that is both private but also near to many of Barcelona’s tapas bars, art scene, and lively streets. Perfectly ideal for a family getaway!.

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

Luxury Palacete is the perfect urban retreat for an action-packed vacation to Spain’s culture capital. After a day eating paella on the beach, browsing in downtown Gracia and witnessing architecture that will leave you breathless, come back to this designer space to relax. A fully equipped, modern and spacious kitchen is ideal for evenings you decide to eat in; just beside the kitchen is a large dining table for everyone to have a relaxed meal together.”

Amenities

Private terraceTV & WifiVilla heating
iPod dockTerraceCoffee maker
Air conditioning Fully equipped kitchenBathroom Essentials
Bedroom ComfortIronHeating

#2 Penthouse Balmes

# of Guests8
# of Bedrooms4
# of Bathrooms3.5
Nightly Price$988/ night

This luxury penthouse is meant to house a big family vacation but with all space, comforts and privacy of a luxury penthouse. You will have bright and airy spaces to walk in the house plus a beautiful private terrace with a view of the Platja de la Barceloneta.

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

Step into the beating heart of Barcelona at Penthouse Balmes. Set close to some of the city’s top attractions, this convenient vacation rental makes it easy to immerse yourself in the life-and culture, cuisine and more-of this vibrant metropolis. Sleek, modern spaces and four bedrooms mean you can share the experience with up to eight friends or family members.”

Amenities

TerraceTV & WifiAir conditioning
ElevatorSun loungersFireplace
Formal dining area with seating for 8Fully equipped kitchenBathroom Essentials
Bedroom ComfortEspresso MachineHeating

#3 Gaudi Luxury By Cocoon Barcelona

# of Guests7
# of Bedrooms3
# of Bathrooms2
Nightly Price$142/ night

Comfortable, great vibe and excellent location are just some of the ways you can describe this eclectically furnished apartment with a balcony overlooking the Rambla de Catalunya. This location is walking distance to Casa Battló by Gaudi and perfect for cultural enthusiasts exploring the historic Plaza Catalunya.

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

“This modernist apartment has been refurbished to combine contemporary decor with traditional architectural elements. It features the original mosaic floor, rustic wooden doors, and molded ceilings accentuated by art deco elements.

Amenities

Laptop-friendly workspaceTV & WifiPaid parking off premises
ElevatorRoom-darkening shadesAir Conditioning
BathtubKitchenBathroom Essentials
Bedroom ComfortCoffee MakerCrib

Reviews

“Clean and comfortable in a great location! Our family of 4 (2 adults & 2 teens) enjoyed the extra space of an apartment for relaxing after a long day of site seeing. “- Scott
“Awesome hosts and excellent place… Very comfortable, spacious and well equipped.. Would love to go back and recommend to anyone…”- Sakthi
“The apartment is absolutely amazing. Comfortable, great vibe, and excellent location. Matt made it super easy for check in. Overall fantastic stay.”- Mike
“Mathieu and Sabrina’s place is just amazing. It made our Barcelona trip so much more special. We really enjoyed meeting Mathieu as well who was great to talk to and his recommendations were spot on. Thanks for a great stay guys!”- Sumara
“This place is great for groups! Close to everything and tons of places to eat/sightsee around the area. It felt very spacious and having two bathrooms really helped a lot.”- Mariana

#4 Deluxe Penthouse With Fantastic Terrace Near Sagrada Familia

# of Guests4
# of Bedrooms1
# of Bathrooms1
Nightly Price$286/ night

The terrace to enjoy the sweet summer sun, the spacious living areas, and the comfort and convenience of having privacy are what this apartment gives you. Walking distance to the beach, the La Sagrada Familia, and several well-known tapas restaurants, this listing is perfect for a group or family of 4 for quality time together.

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

“Come stay in our apartment where you can rest perfectly after spending the day visiting the city. Feel completely safe on your visit to Barcelona as the apartment and terrace is for the exclusive use of our guests. It is also the only licensed apartment in the entire building, so the rest of the neighbor are local people.

Amenities

Laptop-friendly workspaceTV & WifiFree parking on premises
ElevatorRoom-darkening shadesAir Conditioning
BathtubKitchenBathroom Essentials
Bedroom ComfortCoffee MakerHeating

Reviews

“Enric & Packo go above and beyond to make sure that you have a nice stay in Barcelona. The apartment is a real haven in the city – we had a comfortable and lovely place to live. And the patio is absolute perfection! It was a wonderful place to stay and we’d love to return.”- Elisabeth
“This is a gorgeous (and spotlessly clean) apartment with a stunning roof deck. Staying next to the Sagrada was a treat. Enric is a very thoughtful host and every little detail was attended to.”- Allison
“I only met Enric and he was an excellent person. He was helpful and kind and went out of his way to help us find things to do in Barcelona. Never in my life have I met such an excellent host as Enric.”- Mike
“Excellent in every way! Great location that is close to metro, restaurants, grocery and other shopping options. Space was warm and inviting and exactly like the pictures (the terrace is amazing). Enric and Packo were wonderful host.”- David
“Highly recommend. Great location, extremely clean and comfortable. Hosts are very thoughtful and have many amenities set up to make touring the area even easier.”- Jennifer

#5 Picasso Terrace By Cocoon Barcelona

# of Guests4
# of Bedrooms2
# of Bathrooms2
Nightly Price$127/ night

The sunny deck is this apartment’s best feature. Wake up to a gorgeous view of Barcelona and the Catalonia sun streaming into the apartment. Wood flooring provides warmth to the apartment and compliments the white walls and semi-minimalistic decor. After a good breakfast by the terrace, stroll to the El Born historic center and the Arc de Triomf. It’s a perfect place for a girl’s trip!

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

Drink in the drama from a sunny deck that looks out across the rooftops and majestic domes of the city’s ancient courthouse. After a spot of sightseeing, retreat to this light, breezy loft featuring earthy woods, natural stone, and white upholstery.

Amenities

Indoor fireplaceTV & WifiFree parking on premises
ElevatorRoom-darkening shadesAir conditioning
BathtubKitchenBathroom Essentials
Bedroom ComfortCoffee MakerHeating

Reviews

“You should 1000% stay here when you come to Barcelona! As someone who has stayed in many places here, I can say you absolutely cannot beat the amazing terrace, stunning views, and large amount of space and natural light! We would live here if we could! You’ll definitely love it!”- Elissa
“This place is amazing! The view from the terrace is gorgeous and the whole apartment is beautiful. We loved the decor, lots of warm woods, built-ins, comfortable furniture, Picasso prints, etc. We would definitely stay here again!”- Susan
“An extraordinary flat in a divine location for a visit to Barcelona! The flat is so cute, spacious, really brilliantly located to many popular sites. The views from the balcony are exquisite and perfect for taking a siesta. The stay was perfect.”-Jayne
“This was a lovely place and we had a great stay here. Everything was clean and tidy. We had everything that we needed and this was a great, safe location to explore the city and relax and get some work done in between..’_- Meghan
“This was a perfect place for a vacation stay. Super clean, easy to access, and situated in a great location. The terrace is beautiful! Mathieu helped to make check-in easy (and let us in early!). Highly recommended.’- Liz

#6 Sea Elegance Beachfront Center

# of Guests5
# of Bedrooms2
# of Bathrooms1
Nightly Price$150/ night

Nearby markets, convenient location, comfortable beds, and walking distance to the beach– what more can you ask for in a modest, beachfront apartment. This humble place is ideal for 2 to 4 people who love beachy vibes and with the closeness of Madrid.

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

Welcome to this beachfront luxury apartment, with Smart TV, Cable TV with international TV channels, AC, Garage, dryer, dishwasher, in a top neighborhood with the best public transport, restaurants, shopping mall and children playgrounds next to it (one in the building’s garden). I provide the best travel experiences in the city: Check the amazing reviews!!!

Amenities

CoffeemakerTV & WifiFree parking on premises
ElevatorAir conditioning
Pack ’n Play/travel crib
ShowerKitchenBathroom Essentials
Bedroom ComfortIronHeating

Reviews

“This apartment is very conveniently located. Everything is very close by including beach and grocery store. We had very good time and enjoyed staying here. We would highly recommend this place.’- Tapash
“This was our 4th AirBnb stay and the host (David) was by far the most helpful and accommodating. The apartment was very comfortable and a great home base.”- Pamela
‘David is an amazing host and we really enjoyed our stay. The apartment is great, lots of space and was very clean. Overall I think this is the best Airbnb host I have ever had. Would definitely recommend for anyone in the future!”- Lance
“David was very accommodating from the very beginning, and his apartment was the perfect stay for my friend and I. Excellent location with easy access to the rest of the city, our time inside the apartment was very comfortable and felt like home.”- Ciaran
“This place is amazing! The host is incredible! He is super nice, welcoming and friendly. Beds were comfortable, there were restaurants and convenience stores around us.”-Donnaly

#7 Stylish Ground Floor Flat With Private Garden In Townhouse

# of Guests4
# of Bedrooms2
# of Bathrooms2
Nightly Price$302/ night

The lush patio courtyard behind floor-to-ceiling windows is definitely a hit among users. It’s five metro stops to La Rambla and a 5-minute walk to the train station. This flat accommodates a family of 4 and is perfect even just to stay in and enjoy family time or explore the culture and vibes of Barcelona.

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

“This super family friendly contemporary apartment is both bold and comfortable, featuring a lush patio courtyard behind floor-to-ceiling windows. Enjoy an effortless business trip or an unforgettable family vacation.

Amenities

Room-darkening shadesTV & WifiFree parking on premises
ElevatorPets allowedGarden or backyard
Coffee MakerKitchenBathroom Essentials
Bedroom ComfortIronHeating

Reviews

“Great stay! Gorgeous and charming home that’s just enough out of the hustle n’ bustle of the city center. My favorite part was getting to meditate and do breath work every morning in the garden patio space. Recommend 100%! Will stay again!- Kacie
“The enclosed glass patio sells the house, but the entire space is both stylish and comfortable. The home is impeccably clean, very quiet and located in a more residential neighborhood. ‘_-Mike
“The place is in a local neighborhood out of tourists’ way but convenient. Subway station Mercat Nou is about 5 min away by feet. Beautiful and stylish. We would stay here again next time we are in Barcelona. Thanks!!”- Won Sun
“Slavko was great. He was clear on all instructions and provided us will all the essentials. Lovely home, very updated and stylish. It’s five metro stops to La Rambla and a 5 minute walk to the station.’- Vahid
“Lovely, modern place – very mellow and comfortable. Close to subway, made everything across town accessible.’- Walt

#8 Amazing Apartment With Private Rooftop Terrace

# of Guests4
# of Bedrooms1
# of Bathrooms1
Nightly Price$163/ night

This apartment is comfortable for 4 friends or business travelers to wine, dine and soak up the ambiance of Barcelona. The private rooftop terrace is definitely a crowd-pleaser. Fun fact, this area was completely modernized for the Olympic Games in 1992.

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

If you are looking for a sunny terrace apartment right next to the beach don’t look further! This apartment is what you are looking for. The apartment full of light and charm with old tiles and wooden beam is composed with a living room and his sofa bed, flat TV and sound system. The open kitchen is fully equipped. The stairs will take you directly to your own private terrace. This is a fully equipped roof top with a chilling area and a dinning table. .

Amenities

Self check-inTVFree parking on premises
ElevatorWifiTerrace
ShowerKitchenBathroom Essentials
Bedroom ComfortIronHeating

Reviews

“This was an amazing flat to stay in. The location was great and Alain and Lana made it extremely easy for me to check-in early and organized a taxi for me when it was time to check out. The rooftop captures great sun and enough space for relaxation. I would love to come back some day. “- Syed
“Great space! We were in Spain for our honeymoon and thought the location was great. The rooftop terrace was beautiful and a great touch. It was very clean and perfect size for the 2 of us.’- Amberlie
“Clean, ideal and just perfect for the 4 of us to explore Madrid. The rooftop is just perfect to chill, which is the place we spent most of our time when we were at the apartment.’- Camille
“This apartment is beautiful, and the roof terrace is a fantastic space! In Barcelona, people love their roof terraces and now I know why. The apartment has lovely tile floors, and is very spacious. I highly recommend it!”- Jennifer
“Highly recommend! This apartment delivered on everything and more. The location was awesome, it was clean and had great amenities! Loved our stay!!!”- Sam

#9 Vintage Concept Flat In Chic Neighbourhood

# of Guests5
# of Bedrooms1
# of Bathrooms1
Nightly Price$147/ night

The intricate and beautiful tiles truly make this apartment and its rooms stand out. Located in the Golden Triangle of Barcelona, this apartment can accommodate 5 people, perfect for a family or group of friends on a summer vacation to Barcelona.

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

Marvel at how industrial chic and vintage artwork meet modern conveniences and comforts in this lovingly restored apartment. Bright colours are showcased throughout, offsetting 1930’s high-vaulted brick ceilings and traditional Barcelona tile floors.

Amenities

Room-darkening shadesTV & WifiFree parking on premises
ElevatorCoffee MakerBaby bath
Pack ’n Play/travel cribKitchenette
Bathroom Essentials
Bedroom ComfortAir conditioningHeating

Reviews

“The apartment was really great! Beautifully decorated and in a phenomenal location. We truly enjoyed the restaurant recommendations provided and would definitely recommend this location to anyone visiting Barcelona! Thanks again!”- Jamison
“Such a comfortable and trendy home base in Barcelona! I loved staying here, everything was well appointed, Romina was easy to reach at all times and I especially enjoyed the guidebook she had available. Thanks for a wonderful stay!”- Chelsea
“We had a wonderful stay. Romina’s place is exactly as described. Clean, great location, and host is very responsive. Nice hot shower with good water pressure, comfortable bed. We would stay there again.”- Sue
‘Location, Location, Location…This place was close enough for me to walk pretty much anywhere I needed to go into the city. The are is full of Cafe’s and Restaurants and it felt really safe.”- Eliseo
“The place is really great. The decorations and attention to detail are wonderful. It has a great location near many activities. Romina was a lovely host . Overall though, the place is really nice and we had a lovely stay.”- Jon

#10 Redeveloped Historic Apartment With Balcony

# of Guests4
# of Bedrooms1
# of Bathrooms1
Nightly Price$96/ night

Located in the heart of Barcelona, this apartment is tastefully redesigned and conveniently located to get to tapas spots, bars, restaurants, and famed nightlife. Exposed brick walls, industrial-chic decor, and comfortable amenities invite the artisan in need of inspiration, the architect looking for exquisite details or just a group of friends on summer vacation.

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

Embrace the charm of this classic design home. The residence features exposed repointed original brick walls, an architectural Catalan vault ceiling with wood beams, eclectic decor, touches of color, and large shuttered windows.

Amenities

Room-darkening shadesTV & WifiFree parking on premises
ElevatorCoffee makerHair dryere
CribKitchenBathroom Essentials
Bedroom ComfortIronHeating

Reviews

“The place is cute and served its purpose as we had to find a place at the last minute. I found it odd that the host sent me a message when we were enroute about a tax we had to pay in cash when we arrived.”- Tonza
“Xavier’s place was perfect for our stay. The neighborhood was definitely more residential and that’s exactly what we were hoping for. Xavier was super responsive and was gracious enough to allow us to leave our bags at the apartment while we explore the city on our last day. So kind, thank you!”- Abby
“Excellent place to stay in Barcelona, it is located in a lovely neighborhood with plenty of food options to choose from. The apartment itself was clean, well-stocked and a joy to stay in. Would highly recommend!’_ Kelvin
“Xavier’s place was great! He picked us up from the airport which made finding it very easy and better than a taxi or the metro. The place was in a great location, centrally located in relation to the gothic area, beach, castle and palace. .”- Zachary
“This apartment is in a great location – away from the hustle and bustle but still within close walking distance of restaurants and sightseeing. Xavier provided some great food recommendations that we took and enjoyed quite a bit.’- Matthew

#11 Relaxed, Spacious Loft With Jetted Tub

# of Guests4
# of Bedrooms1
# of Bathrooms1
Nightly Price$213/ night

This loft apartment has elegant decor and high ceilings of rustic Catalan wood. Roomy and spacious, this apartment can comfortably fit 4 and is close to a trendy and lively part of Barcelona, perfect if you want your nightly watering hole scene. You can walk to La Padrera of Gaudi, head to Casa Amatller and have a meal at Charlot Cafe.

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

Stretch out in a New York-style space with exposed brick walls, high ceilings of rustic Catalan wood, and a mix of pastel-colored walls and bold modern art. Soak up the sun on the balcony, or dine in the roomy, well-equipped kitchen.

Amenities

Self-Check-InTV & WifiFree parking on premises
ElevatorHair DryerCoffee Maker
BathtubKitchenBathroom Essentials
Bedroom ComfortIronHeating

Reviews

“Wonderful apartment with all the comforts of home. Walking distance to restaurants, the gothic quarter, and a wonderful wine store.”- Brian
“This place was a great place to lay low and relax for a few days . Lots of great food around the area and the perfect distance to the major attractions’- Matthew
“This home was exactly what we were looking for in a retreat in Barcelona. We felt so at home and cozy. Location was excellent and the host was so excited and informative. We will definitely stay again.”- Michael
“What a wonderful apartment in a great neighborhood! It was the perfect place to stay to explore the many wonders of Barcelona. Very comfy bed too!’- Laura
My GF and I flew from New York and stayed at Laia’s loft in February. We would absolutely stay here again. The apartment was super clean and had everything we needed. There is a nice balcony overlooking the street as well. Absolutely reccomend! Jonathan

#12 Temple Gaudi Apartment, Next To The Sagrada Familia

# of Guests6
# of Bedrooms3
# of Bathrooms2
Nightly Price$107/ night

This spacious, sunny, and bright apartment is located in a quiet part of Barcelona. Loads of plants and comfy beds make this location ideal for a family of 6 for family bonding time. Book this if you want a comfortable accommodation close to plenty of Barcelona’s famous landmarks.

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

“Spacious, pleasant and sunny apartment in the Eixample, 150 meters from the Sagrada Familia. Well connected with metro and buses. You can walk to 80% of tourist attractions.”

Amenities

Room-darkening shadesTV & WifiFree parking on premises
ElevatorCoffee MakerPack ’n Play/travel crib
Coffee MakerKitchenBathroom Essentials
Bedroom ComfortIronHeating

Reviews

“This Air BnB was perfect for our family! Space for everyone and close to la Sagrada Familia and to the metro and other areas to sight see.’_ Brittany
“Montserrat’s apartment was perfect! It was in a great location – a block away from Sagrada Família and no more than a 10-minute walk to the metro. I would highly recommend Montserrat’s apartment !’- Kristen
‘An amazing place to stay at! Location, location, location! It’s at the city center near main attractions, the metro and food. The place was clean, large and cozy!”- Andera
“Lovely home, great location, and easy check in! We were provided with everything we needed and were given lots of great recommendations for the area. Would highly recommend!’- Jeining
“This place is as great as it looks! It has a lift which is great because it’s on the 5th floor! We loved the location so much! We had a hot shower before leaving! Would totally stay here again if we ever come back to Barcelona!”- Heather
Bonus: If you’re new to Airbnb, use this link for $45 off your first stay.