One of the best things about visiting Barcelona is staying in the city centre. One of Europe's most vibrant cities, Barcelona has some wonderful city centre hostels and hotels that are still affordable .In fact, accommodation in Barcelona isn't as expensive as you might think.
Urbany Hostal Barcelona - As the name suggest, this wonderful hostel is slap bang in Barcelona's city centre, and close to hundreds of restaurants, cafes, bars, nightclubs and tourist attractions - not to mention great shopping.
At Urbany Hostal, you can go the classic bunk bed route, for just €15 a night, or get a bed in a room with just two beds and a private bathroom, satellite TV, and air conditioning for €25 per night, and both these rates include breakfast.
The hostel has a common area with cable TV, DVDs etc, a kitchen, and a luggage storage area, if you don't want to lug your suitcase all over Barcelona. Book online at barcelonaurbany.com.
Residencia Erasmus - Just a 10 minute walk to the famous Park Guell, and close to a metro station, the Residencia Erasmus offers twin, triple and quadruple rooms with rates as low as € 47 per night for a twin room.
Rooms feature en suite bath, air conditioning, TV with cable, and alarm clock. Breakfast is also included in the room rate.
The hotel itself has laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi in all the public areas. You can book the Residencia Erasmus at booking.com.
Hotel Transit - If you're looking for accommodation in Barcelona close to the business area of the city centre the Hotel Transit is wonderful. Plus, it's just a five minute train ride into the centre of Barcelona too.
Rooms have en suite baths, flat screen TVs and satellite, air conditioning, and heating. Guest rooms are of modern design and have just been renovated, so they're really quite lovely.
Room rates begin at only €32 for a twin room and you can easily book a room at hoteltransit.es.