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Hip Hotel and Area

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Hip Hotel and Area

Hi. I will be traveling to Barcelona for a quick 4 day trip in late June. Looking for a hip area and hotel to stay at and would appreciate any recommendations. Note - I am a female in my late 20s traveling alone from the US. Not looking for a hostel or backpacker vibe, more urban/trendy.

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1. Re: Hip Hotel and Area

I don't know if it's in your budget, but I just returned from five nights at the Ritz Carlton Hotel Arts, and it was beautiful. The hotel is very sleek and contemporary, unlike the RC's in the U.S. The bar had a lot of smart looking businessmen and women in it, with a very upscale, urban ambiance. Great service at this hotel as well. We were with a group, so I don't know what it costs, but I'm sure it's not cheap.

Do NOT miss the Gaudi cathedral "Sagrada Familia." It's amazing and was worth the entire trip for us.

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2. Re: Hip Hotel and Area

Urban and trendy places to stay:

Casa Camper: http://www.camper.com/web/en/casacamper.asp

Freestanza: http://www.freestanza.com/

Gat xino: http://www.gataccommodation.com/

Casa Camper and Gat xino are in Raval area. Some people in this forum thinks that is not a good area to stay but if you are looking for the hippest area that is.

Other hip area is la Barceloneta (where Freestanza is). This area is safer than El Raval.

Have fun!

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3. Re: Hip Hotel and Area

Hello Goldie,

I am so happy for you. Four days in BCN is going to be wonderful. Have a fantastic stay in this city for all ages.

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ENJOY!

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4. Re: Hip Hotel and Area

Thanks all. This is super helpful.

Cheers,

Katie

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5. Re: Hip Hotel and Area

Hi All! I'm traveling to Barcelona for the first time for a week in June. Having trouble finding a fairly hip and nice hotel for a decent price. Everything is full. Any suggestions?

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6. Re: Hip Hotel and Area

Two words - Hotel Neri.