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This stylish boutique hotel offers colourful, modern rooms in the historic city centre, just 4 minutes’ walk from Las Ramblas and Plaza Catalunya. There is a rooftop hot tub and terrace. Guests at the Ciutat Vella enjoy free coffee. There is also a free internet terminal, and free WiFi is available throughout the hotel. The rooms in the Ciutat Vella have large windows and flat-screen TVs. The bathrooms are modern and have showers. Ciutat Vella’s central location makes it ideal for exploring Barcelona’s historic heart. Many great bars, cafés and restaurants are less than 10 minutes’ walk away. Universitat Metro Station is just 3 minutes away.

This is our guests' favourite part of Barcelona, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Ciutat Vella has been welcoming guests since 4 Sept 2007.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Barcelona, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.4

Breakfast info

Continental, Gluten-free

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Room type
1 single bed
2 single beds
1 double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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  • Marie
    Great location, very central, staff friendly and efficient. Hotel clean and comfortable
  • Marina
    It is at a good location, near city centre and it is easy to move from there un public transport
  • Kim
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Excellent location. Rooms cleaned each day and fresh towels. Beds very comfy. Staff very friendly and helpful. Excellent air con.
  • Monika
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Location was great. Close to all the good bars and restaurants
  • Molly
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Perfect location! Good value for money simple but everything that was necessary
  • Susan
    Handy location, easy walk to everywhere. We had a large room with balcony. Coffee machine in the room was great and boulangerie and small supermarket was across the road.
  • Linda
    Great location, clean and comfortable. Good advice
  • Rachel
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great location, super helpful and friendly receptionists, rooms simple but no need for more at the decent price.
  • Yavuz
    Breakfast was very good - very filling and coffee was great! Having fruit in the morning was a big plus for me.
  • Colleen
    Staff were extremely helpful and very friendly. Could not do enough to assist us in every way.

Property questions and answers
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  • Is there a lift

    yes there are 2 lift
    Answered on 1 October 2019
  • Hello. Please, write if I need to pay extra charge for late check in or not? Thank you

    Greetings from Hotel Ciutat Vella, We have a 24 hour reception. There will be no extra charge for late check-in We are looking forward to your stay, B..
    Answered on 10 August 2022
  • Dear Sir/Madam, I have booked the hotel in January for Oct. Unfortunately, now unable to travel due to Covid19. Is it possible to get a refund or vo..

    If you have a RESERVATION for October we can modify dates for hole next year if you wish.
    Answered on 29 September 2020
  • Do you have an elevator in the building?

    Yes, we have 2
    Answered on 16 April 2021
  • can you smoke on the balcony?

    Smoking is not allowed on the hotel. Just outside,.
    Answered on 16 April 2021
  • Is there air condition in the room ?

    Yes, we have air conditioning in the room, Thank you
    Answered on 5 August 2022
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Hotel surroundings *

Facilities of Ciutat Vella
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Terrace
  • Lift
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Terrace
  • Coffee machine
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Luggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • Fax/photocopying
  • 24-hour front desk
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Key card access
  • Safety deposit box
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

Ciutat Vella takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 to 00:00


Until 12:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 3 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
€ 12 per child, per night

Prices for cots are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Ciutat Vella accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

When booking 4 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Please note that the hotel will check the validity of the credit card used prior to arrival.

Please note that guests must present the credit card used to make the reservation on arrival. If you are not the owner of the credit card used to make the reservation, please contact the property in advance.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

FAQs about Ciutat Vella

  • Ciutat Vella is 450 yards from the centre of Barcelona. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Ciutat Vella include:

    • Single
    • Twin/Double
    • Twin

  • The prices at Ciutat Vella may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at Ciutat Vella is from 14:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Ciutat Vella on this page.

  • Guests staying at Ciutat Vella can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Gluten-free

  • Ciutat Vella offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi