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Situated on Barcelona’s famous La Rambla, this restored 19th-century building features a rooftop pool with a sun terrace. The elegant rooms include free Wi-Fi and a marble bathroom. The colonial-style Hotel 1898 has unique architectural and historical heritage which gives it the Speciality Monument status. It features a stylish restaurant serving Mediterranean cuisine. It also offers a bar-restaurant with a terrace where guests can enjoy traditional tapas. Plaza Catalunya is just 200 metres from 1898 Hotel. Guests can also walk to the Gothic Quarter with its cathedral in 10 minutes.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Hotel 1898 has been welcoming guests since 7 Jan 2010.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Barcelona, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.7

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Gluten-free, American

Private parking at the hotel


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Room type
2 single beds
1 double bed
1 double bed
2 single beds
1 double bed
2 single beds
1 double bed
2 single beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 3+
This property has made huge commitments towards sustainability by subscribing to one or more third party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Barcelona
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Yuri
    The location and the atmosphere of the building were wonderful. The breakfast variety and customer service are great! , I would definitely visit again!
  • Melinda
    The room was beautiful. Our bedding request was fulfilled. A surprise bottle of champagne awaited us on arrival to mark the occasion of my mother’s return to her homeland - this was very special! The courtyard location was beautiful and the room...
  • John
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    rooftop pool loverly indoor pool also very good food excellent rooms very good/ clean
  • Emma
    The hotel was so central, and the roof top pool and bar area was incredible for the early morning dip or late afternoon relax swim and drinks. The room was very spacious and cool and we loved the complimentary birthday drinks thank you
  • Marilena
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The room was very nice and I really enjoyed the terrace especially in the mornings. The hotel also sent us a bottle of bubbly and a cake on my birthday which was lovely of them.
  • Lisa
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The hotel is beautiful, staff were all really lovely!
  • Brenda
    Hong KongHong Kong
    perfect location, everything is around the corner, restaurants, supermarkets, shops, even a wet market, where I can buy nice Spanish ham. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Breakfast is fabulous, with a great variety of ham, cheese,...
  • Gabrielle
    Quiet, comfortable beds, attentive staff, fabulous breakfast
  • Julia
    Everything! Best hotel bed I ever slept in. Great staff! Especially loved the pool area!! All in all one of the best hotels I have ever stayed at.
  • Natalie
    Fantastic location in the heart of La rambla. The rooftop are was amazing!

Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days

  • Is sauna included in the price?

    Good morning, Sauna is free of charge for guests in the hotel. Best regards, Jordi Garriga
    Answered on 21 February 2020
  • Hi. if I book and request a room with 2 single beds can I be sure to get it

    Hello, Ufortunately we do not guarantee in advance the type of bed but we do our best to assign the rooms according your preferences.
    Answered on 16 December 2021
  • Good evening I see someone has previously asked about children. Mine are aged 15 and 16 yrs. Is that okay or do you only accept 15 years old?

    Good evening, We accept children of all ages but all of our rooms are for two people only.
    Answered on 29 July 2022
  • i have a 1 year old child who will sleep with us in the middle of our full bed. Is this ok?

    Yes. We also have cribs in case you need them.
    Answered on 29 September 2022
  • Do you have a storage room for luggage if we arrive early before a room is ready?

    We do have a storage room for luggage.
    Answered on 19 May 2022
  • Hi Hi! This place is highly recommend by a friend .Planning to go in December with a well behave 9 year old child. Would this be possible?

    The hotel is not an adult only hotel so you would be able to come with your kid. The only this is that the persons under 14 years old are not allowed ..
    Answered on 4 September 2022
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Hotel surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • 1898
    • Cuisine
      Catalan • Spanish • Local • International
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly

Facilities of Hotel 1898
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular facilities
  • 2 swimming pools
  • Private parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Bidet
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Tumble dryer
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible) and costs € 30 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Car hire
  • Laptop safe
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Lift
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Visual aids: Tactile signs
  • Visual aids: Braille
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 - indoor
    Pool 2 - outdoor
    • Open all year
    • Fitness/spa locker rooms
    • Fitness
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Steam room
    • Spa facilities
    • Hammam
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Solarium
    • Fitness centre
    • Sauna
    Languages spoken
    • Catalan
    • German
    • English
    • Spanish
    • French
    • Italian

    House rules

    Hotel 1898 takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 15:00

    Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


    Until 11:00



    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 are not allowed.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18


    Pets are not allowed.


    When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card JCB American Express Cash Hotel 1898 accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Please note that use of the Spa facilities is restricted to guests aged 14 and over.

    Please note, when booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Credit cardholder must match guest name or provide authorization. If you are not the owner of the credit card used to make the reservation, please contact the property in advance

    Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

    FAQs about Hotel 1898

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • Room options at Hotel 1898 include:

      • Double
      • Twin/Double

    • Guests staying at Hotel 1898 can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Gluten-free
      • American

    • Check-in at Hotel 1898 is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • Hotel 1898 offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Spa and wellness centre
      • Fitness centre
      • Sauna
      • Massage
      • Hammam
      • Solarium
      • Spa facilities
      • Fitness
      • Fitness/spa locker rooms
      • Swimming Pool
      • Steam room
      • Spa lounge/relaxation area

    • The prices at Hotel 1898 may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Hotel 1898 is 500 yards from the centre of Barcelona. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Hotel 1898 has 1 restaurant:

      • 1898