Offering an outdoor swimming pool, Olivia Balmes Hotel is set 400 metres from Barcelona’s Passeig de Gracia, in the elegant Eixample neighbourhood. The modern hotel features stylish air-conditioned rooms and a restaurant. Each bright spacious room includes free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen satellite TV and a laptop safe. The contemporary bathrooms have an open-plan design. The hotel’s restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Olivia Balmes offers a sun terrace with an outdoor swimming pool and sun loungers. There is also a bar, serving cocktails and snacks, as well as several meeting rooms. Olivia Balmes Hotel has private parking and Barcelona Airport is around 20 minutes’ drive away. Plaza Catalunya is a 15-minute walk from the hotel and you can reach Gaudi’s famous Casa Batlló and La Pedrera within a 5-minute walk.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Olivia Balmes Hotel has been welcoming guests since 11 Jul 2013.

Property highlights

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

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

Breakfast info

Continental, Gluten-free

Private parking at the hotel


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Room type
1 large double bed
2 single beds
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 sofa bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 sofa bed
2 single beds
1 sofa bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Barcelona
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  • Craig
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The team at the front desk were amazing. The most professional, informative and warm welcome we have received!
  • Carlos
    This is was amazing, comfy, espacious, clean, new, amazing pool with an amazing staff. I felt like home and was able to work at the lounge area and chill at the pool with an amazing bottle of white wine gifted by the Manager Carlos, same as my name.
  • Funda
    Everything was very nice. The staff was very friendly and sincere. I was very pleased. Thank you very much.
  • Jamie
    United StatesUnited States
    We really enjoyed our stay! The room was comfortable and included everything we needed. The pool area was really nice and the gym was also well equipped for a hotel gym, plus both are on the roof deck with great city views. The staff were very...
  • Alexandra
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    We were greeted by friendly staff at reception who made us feel very welcome. Our studio room was extremely clean and the ensuite bathroom was perfect. A really large bath and separate shower, plenty of hot water and pleasant lighting. Dinner on...
  • Aveen
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Lovely property in the centre of Barcelona great service! Amazing service via the staff especially Borja who gave us amazing recommendations for places to go and eat and made sure our stay was perfect! Thank you again , highly recommend
  • Ian
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Cool vibes. Beds where very comfy. Having the roof top pool was great
  • Roxana
    It was a very pleasant stay, we will go back for sure. The staff is very friendly and attentive, the room was clean and the bed very comfortable. Quiet room and the hotel has a perfect location
  • Joanna
    Great central location for visiting main attractions in Barcelona. Lots of cafes, restaurants and shops in east walking distance. Friendly, helpful staff.
  • Sneha
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Really lovely hotel for a short stay, centrally located to all attractions, friendly and pleasant staff who were always happy to help. Good rooms, loved the rainfall shower! Pool area was nice for a little break away from the heat.

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 there a shower?

    Yes, all our Suite has one shower and one bathtub We remain at your disposal for any assistance you may require, Yours sincerely, Yaiza Martínez..
    Answered on 10 September 2019
  • Hello, I have been cleared to travel to Spain on business. I wish to stay in your hotel 7th March - 12 March and travel to HP Graphics Academy in Sant..

    Yes, we are accepting guest cominp from UK. Thank you very much
    Answered on 4 March 2021
  • Hi, I saw that you are currently not accepting guests from certain countries. Do you accept guests from the Netherlands? Thanks

    We accept guest from anywhere!!! :)
    Answered on 4 September 2021
  • Hi, we’ve booked due to stay this week and just wondering if there is an iron included in the room or can we request from reception? Thanks

    Appreciated Mr/Mrs. The hotel has board and iron, when you want it you can request it at reception just 5 minutes before. Best Regards. J.Cárdenas
    Answered on 25 May 2022
  • Hi, Do all rooms have balcony and smoking allowed? Also do you provide a baby crib/cot for 1 year old?

    Good morning, yes in the rooms with balcony you can smoke on the balcony. We also have a terrace on the 7th floor and you can also smoke there. In the..
    Answered on 30 April 2022
  • Hi. Do you have gluten free breakfast and meal options in hotel? Or can you suggest places around the hotel? We have a celiac situation.

    Dear client, We provide gluten free meals in our breakfast and in the restaurant menu. Also you will find more options located nearby the hotel, we w..
    Answered on 5 June 2022
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Hotel surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • Seventeen
    • Cuisine
    • Ambiance
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of Olivia Balmes Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Private parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is needed) and costs € 22 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press
    Additional charge
  • 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
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Hypoallergenic
  • 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
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Fitness
  • Full body massage
  • Couples massage
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Solarium
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • Catalan
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Chinese

Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Olivia Balmes Hotel 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 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

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.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Cash Olivia Balmes Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that lunch and dinner are available throughout the year, apart from the following days: 24 December, 25 December, 26 December, 31 December, and 1 January.

Please note, when booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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.

If you require an invoice when booking a prepaid rate, please write this request and your company details in the Ask a question box.

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.

Please inform Olivia Balmes Hotel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.