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Barcelona Hotels

W Barcelona

  • Pl. de la Rosa del Vents 1 Map It
  • Barceloneta
  • Design
  • Fodor's Choice


  • Unrivaled views and general design excitement and glamour
  • Excellent restaurants
  • Rooms are bright, clean-lined, with nonpareil views in all directions


  • The high-rise icon could seem garish to some
  • A good hike from the Gothic Quarter or the nearest public transportation

Updated 03/10/2014

Fodor's Review

This towering sail-shape monolith dominates the skyline on the Barcelona waterfront. Locally known as Hotel Vela, architect Ricardo Bofill's W is a stunner, inside and out. Rooms are an elegant, minimal wash of blond-on-beige wood and textiles; no amenities have been neglected. Features like the infinity-edge WET pool, the fully equipped gym and spa, and the Whatever/Whenever concierge service add to the feeling of luxury here. Master chef Carles Abellán adds to this

with the superb cusine at his Bravo 24 restaurant.

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Hotel Information


Pl. de la Rosa del Vents 1, Moll de Llevant, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08039, Spain

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Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 406 rooms, 65 suites
  • No meals

Updated 03/10/2014

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