Ciutat Vella, Barcelona

Ohla Hotel

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Why We Love It

  • Housed in a former palace in the Gothic quarter
  • Its bar has been named one of the greatest on earth
  • Saüc restaurant has been awarded a Michelin star
  • Rooftop deck and glass-sided pool are the "crowning glory" (The Guardian)

"Quirky-sexy hot spot" -- The New York Times

100% (6 Member Ratings)

"Proximity to Barcelona history"
Jun 30, 2016
Golden, CO, United States


Map & Directions

It's a 20-minute drive from Barcelona Airport, although the journey may take longer at peak times. By public transport the journey is longer -- take the bus from the airport to Plaza Catalunya (35 minutes), a five-minute walk from the hotel. Urquinaona is the nearest metro stop.

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Named "one of Barcelona's top new design hotels" by Fodor's, Hotel Ohla also hit Condé Nast Traveler's Hot List of the World’s Best New Hotels in 2012, winning praise for its neo-classic design and trendy rooftop lounge.

Occupying a former palace, it's located in the Gothic quarter, close to the trendy Eixample district. Plaza Catalunya is a five-minute walk away and Urquinaeona metro station is just down the street.

The superb Saüc restaurant holds a Michelin star for its Catalan dishes, such as salted cod with Santa Pau beans and pil pil ceps. There’s also a well-priced tapas bar and the popular Boutique Bar, which was named one of the 50 Greatest Bars on Earth by The Sunday Times in 2012. If you fancy learning how to shake up a storm yourself, there are cocktail masterclasses with mixologist Guideppe Santamaria every Thursday (extra charges apply).

After a long day sightseeing, head up to the rooftop deck -- the hotel's "crowning glory", according to The Guardian -- for comfy daybeds, city views, and a glass-sided pool. There's also a small gym and sauna.

The minimalist rooms are full of surprises -- the central glass-walled showers in some rooms, as the New York Times notes, are a "decidedly public experience." Sizes vary but all have soundproofing, eco-friendly toiletries, and chocolate-dipped strawberries in the mini bar. Upgrade to a Dome Suite for 10-metre-high ceilings, a living room, dining room and bedroom across two levels, and a terrace with spectacular views of Barcelona.

From the press:
  • "The soundproofing is nothing short of miraculous (it has to cope with one of Barcelona’s busiest streets)" -- Condé Nast Traveler
  • "The design details are well thought out" -- The Guardian
  • "Quirky-sexy hot spot" -- The New York Times



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Roof terrace
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • No pets allowed


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Hair salon (fees apply)
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Pillow menu
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPad on request


  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower


  • Parking (fees apply)
  • Valet service (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 3pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 12pm.

Children and additional guests: No extra beds available. Cot/crib available on request free of charge for children aged 2 and under.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Fees: City tax not included: 2.50€ per person, per night, payable at the hotel.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: The Terrace Bar is open during the summer season only, from May to September.

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Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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6 Member Reviews
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Enjoyed Most: Proximity to Barcelona history
Other Comments: Was very disappointed in not receiving cava in room.
Carol Jun 30, 2016 Golden, CO, United States
Enjoyed Most: Location
Richard Oct 25, 2015 haywards heath, United Kingdom
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Enjoyed Most: good location
Other Comments: Breakfast was not very organized and not very good
Stephen Oct 12, 2015 London, United Kingdom
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Enjoyed Most: Location
Other Comments: Breakfast was busy and not a 5 star hotel standard. Disappointing
Richard Oct 10, 2015 Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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Enjoyed Most: The roof terrace and pool
Jay Mar 15, 2015 San Francisco , CA, United States

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