Family-Friendly Luxury Hotels in and around Barcelona

Home to architectural wonders, a vibrant nightlife and exciting museums, Barcelona is also a good destination for a family holiday. Most of restaurants and hotels in the city are prepared to welcome the young ones. With awesome amusement parks and fascinating museums dedicated to kids, you will find plenty of activities to keep them entertained. So, if you are considering a Barcelona break for your family, here are the best luxury hotels you could book right now:

Le Meridien Ra Beach Hotel

Le Meridien Ra Beach Hotel If you want to explore Catalonia’s capital city in style while also enjoying the tranquility and beauty of the marine scenery, Le Meridien Ra Beach Hotel is a great choice.

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Located in the picturesque town of El Vendrell, midway between Barcelona and Tarragona, this beachfront hotel has all the potential for a luxury family vacation: 143 rooms and suites equipped with premium facilities, a total of 4 restaurants serving delicious Catalan, Mediterranean and international dishes, exuberant gardens, white sand beaches and private terraces. Your young ones will be are entertained at the hotel’s club, Le Méridien Ra Family Kids Club.

Parents will certainly appreciate the Spa After Dark options that allows you to enjoy some pampering as soon as you put your kids to bed.

Le Meridien

Le Meridien Hotel BarcelonaIf on the other hand, you want to feel the buzz of the city while still enjoy the luxury of Le Meridien hotels, you have this option right in the center.

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With lots of kids-oriented attractions within walking distance, Le Meridien is your best choice of family-friendly luxury hotels in Barcelona’s city center. No need for cabs or car rentals: the aquarium and the zoo are just a short walk away.

Your kids will also have the opportunity to express their artistic spirit as chalk-filled vases are spread throughout the hotel. The hotel also offers plenty of entertainment options for your young ones, not to mention the vitality pool.

W Hotel

W HotelDoes its iconic towering silhouette remind you of something? Yes, that’s right! The W Hotel in Barcelona looks a bit like Dubai’s Burj Al Arab when looked at from the outside. And you know what else they have in common? They were both built on soil reclaimed from the sea surface.

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But, that’s not all! Its premium location places you in the heart of the city, right where things happen: you are at the base of Las Ramblas and can explore the streets that never sleep leisurely; you are on Barceloneta beach, where locals and tourists flock whenever there is a bit of sunshine; most of Barcelona’s landmarks are within easy reach.

The W Hotel has all the amenities you need for a family city-break by the sea. There are some hotel areas (such as the Eclipse Club, for instance) where kids are not allowed, but there are also plenty of options for family entertainment. Moreover, this luxury hotel featuring 473 rooms and 67 suites is also pet-friendly.

Hotel Miramar

The perfect choice for panoramic views lovers, Hotel Miramar offers you that quiet oasis you were looking for without getting too far away from the city center.

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Standing the edge of Montjuïc Hill, this family-friendly luxury hotel gives you easy access to top attractions in Barcelona, such as the famous Las Ramblas and the Montjuïc Castle. You can take the gondola lift up the hill to admire some more views.

You will most probably be happy to know that the hotel has a Preferred Family Certification and also offers professional baby-sitting services, extended dinning options, not to mention the whole building is stroller accessible.

Hotel Arts

Such a list would not be complete without at least a mention of the unique Hotel Arts. The building is easily recognizable by Frank Gehry fish sculpture.

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The hotel itself offers premium amenities, unique design and plenty of entertainment options for all ages, not to mention the views of the sea you get from any room you book.

There are two restaurants inside the hotel: a family oriented one (Bites), where the kids menu comes as a drawing book, to keep the young ones entertained while waiting for their food, and the Michelin-starred Arola restaurant, just in case you are planning an adults-only night date once the kids are asleep.