Almanac Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain

At a Glance

  • The spacious roof terrace offers fantastic views across Barcelona
  • Each bedroom provides a complimentary smartphone for guests to use during their stay

  • The contemporary Linia restaurant serves delicious Mediterranean cuisine

  • Guests can unwind at the rooftop pool or in the sauna, steam bath or relaxation room

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The weather in Barcelona is pleasant during the majority of the year. Throughout the summer months, from July to September, the temperature is likely to be between 20 and 30°C, while the city and beaches are busy with tourists. May and June are some of the best months to visit Barcelona, as temperatures are around 20°C and the streets are quieter. During the winter months the temperature dips to an average of 10°C and rain is more likely.

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Make your way around the roof terrace to the most secluded corner to enjoy views of the Sagrada Familia

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Description

Almanac Barcelona is a stylish and contemporary hotel located in the heart of Barcelona, just moments from the fashionable Passeig de Gracia. Close to many of Barcelona's key landmarks, the Almanac Barcelona makes a luxurious base for exploring the city.

Spread across a 19th-century building and the adjacent contemporary structure, the Almanac Barcelona is an elegant hotel at the centre of Barcelona. Located on Gran Via, not far from the famous Passeig de Gracia, the Almanac Barcelona offers a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Boasting a stylish contemporary design, the Almanac Barcelona incorporates Art Deco touches throughout the hotel in beautiful gold tones. Each of the guest rooms continues this theme, combining innovative technology with the classic style. Touch panels control the lighting while every room has a smartphone providing guests with unlimited complimentary international calls.

With direct access from Gran Via, Almanac Barcelona's signature restaurant Linia serves a contemporary Mediterranean menu popular with visitors and locals alike. Here guests can enjoy the sharing plates, local dishes and regional wines in the buzzing atmosphere of the restaurant. On the top floor, the Azimuth Rooftop Terrace and Lounge is the ideal spot for a cocktail as the sun sets, offering views across Barcelona.

After a busy day exploring the city, guests can unwind in the shallow pool on the roof terrace and enjoy the views, or visit the relaxing wellness area, complete with steam bath, sauna and a treatment room.

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Accommodation

Almanac Barcelona has 61 rooms and 30 suites, each decorated in a contemporary style using neutral and gold tones throughout. All bathrooms are designed with a beautiful Ibizan marble and rainfall showers, as well as Almanac's own line of amenities boasting two signature scents. A selection of rooms boast Juliette balconies or terraces and many offer views of the bustling Gran Via below. All rooms have a smartphone available for guest use, and the minibar, including soft drinks and Almanac beer, is complementary.

Gallery Room

Measuring 30sqm / 323sqft, the gallery rooms have a King bed and are the perfect retreat from the bustling streets outside.

Almanac Room

Almanac Rooms are a fantastic option for two guests as they can be set up either as King or Twin beds and measure 32sqm / 345sqft.

Studio Room

Studio rooms at Hotel Almanac measure between 35-40sqm / 378-430sqft and offer a separate living area from which you can enjoy the stunning architecture of the city.

Junior Suite

Measuring 43sqm / 463sqft, the junior suites can accommodate up to 3 guests offering a King bed and your own private balcony.

Almanac Suite

Measuring between 47-65sqm / 506-700sqft these suites feature a living area with sofa and arm chair, separated bedroom with King bed and marble bathroom.

Two Bedroom Almanac Suite

Measuring between 84sqm / 904sqft these suites feature a living area with sofa and arm chair, two bedrooms with King beds and marble bathroom. The two bedroom almanac suites benefit from stunning floor-to-ceiling windows to maximise the city views.

Terrace Suite

Terrace suites measure between 65-85sqm / 700-915sqft, they offer a King bed, separate living room and beautiful marble bathroom. The private terrace is the perfect space to enjoy the rooftop views.

Penthouse Suite

The Penthouse Suite benefits from a six-person dining room, powder room and beautiful marble bathroom as well as a bedroom with Super King bed and separate living room. The private terrace features an outdoor shower, sun lounger and lounge chairs. The Penthouse Suite measures 125sqm / 1345sqft and can accommodate up to three guests.

Two Bedroom Penthouse Suite

The two bedroom Penthouse Suite benefits from a six-person dining room, powder room and beautiful marble bathroom as well as two bedrooms with Super King bed and separate living room. The private terrace features an outdoor shower, sun lounger and lounge chairs. The Penthouse Suite measures 200sqm / 2153sqft and can accommodate up to five guests.

Childcare

Children of all ages are welcome at Almanac Barcelona and there are interconnecting room options suitable for families.

Facilities

Linia is Almanac Barcelona's signature restaurant offering a Mediterranean menu based on the traditional Spanish sharing concept. On the rooftop, guests will find Azimuth lounge, which serves a selection of snacks alongside its creative cocktails overlooking the city.

Activities

Almanac Barcelona boasts a shallow rooftop pool, ideal for cooling off after a day exploring Barcelona. The hotel also has a sauna, steam bath, fitness room and relaxation room, as well as the option to book relaxing spa treatments.

Experiences

  • Barcelona by bike

    Explore the beautiful city of Barcelona on bike, one of the most popular ways to get around the city. With over 200 kilometres of bike lanes and your private guide leading the way, you can easily discover the highlights of Barcelona.

  • Cooking masterclass and markets of Barcelona

    Immerse yourself in the world of Catalan and Spanish cuisines with a cooking masterclass alongside an expert chef. Head to the market to taste local specialities before returning to the kitchen to learn how to make dishes such as paella and gazpacho soup.

  • Gaudi in Barcelona

    Learn about the fascinating works of modernist architect Antoni Gaudi, which are found throughout Barcelona. Explore the city with your private guide and admire these incredible masterpieces.

  • Medieval villages of Catalonia

    Step back in time and discover the beautiful medieval villages of Catalonia, where traditional architecture still stands surrounded by incredible scenery.

  • Montserrat and wine tasting

    Step back in time and discover the fascinating history of the Benedictine monastery at Montserrat, combining the spiritual hub of Catalonia with a fun tasting session at two of the region's fantastic wineries.

  • Tour of Girona and Figueres

    Explore the Catalan cities of Girona and Figueres, packed with history, art and beautiful architecture. Learn about Salvador Dali in Figueres, his birthplace, before discovering the medieval history of Girona.

  • Tour of Montserrat

    Head out of Barcelona with your private guide to visit Montserrat National Park, home to an ancient Benedictine Monastery nestled in the dramatic mountains.

  • Walking tour of Barcelona's Old Town

    Discover the impressive architecture and winding streets of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter, the bustling heart of the city. Once a Roman city, the Gothic Quarter is now home to some of the city's most revered landmarks and beautiful medieval buildings.

Holiday Ideas

  • Highlights of Spain

    Barcelona, Madrid & Seville

    from £3700 pp inc flights & transfers for 9 nights

    • Discover the highlights of Spain, from the bustling capital city to the Sagrada Familia
    • Explore Gaudi's architectural masterpieces in the heart of Barcelona
    • Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of Seville, home to unique traditions such as flamenco

Location & directions

Barcelona, Spain

Almanac Barcelona is located in the heart of the city, just a minutes' walk from the Passeig de Gracia and within easy reach of the Gothic Quarter.

How to get there

British Airways flights operate daily to Barcelona and the transfer from the airport to the city centre takes less than 30 minutes.

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