4.5 out of 5

"Such a great experience that my daughter is getting married in W hotel " More

By Peter K. on Thu 21 Jan 2016

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Barcelona awaits you at W Barcelona. You'll be 2.9 km (1.8 mi) from Palau de la Musica Catalana and 1.1 km (0.7 mi) from Barceloneta Beach. Highlights at this beachfront hotel include 3 restaurants, a full-service spa, and a nightclub.

All 473 rooms feature flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, iPod docks, and coffee/tea makers. Minibars provide refreshments, and 24-hour room service makes dining in an option. Down comforters welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include rainfall showerheads and bathrobes. Free bottled water, in-room massages, and safes are also available.

A day of pampering at Bliss Spa can include deep-tissue massages, detox wraps, and body wraps along with access to the sauna and steam room. The restaurant, Wave, serves Mediterranean cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Eclipse is the hotel's own cocktail bar. Spend the day at the beach where you'll find sunloungers, and enjoy the onsite fitness centre and sauna. A conference centre, a meeting room, and a business centre are among the business amenities offered. Plus you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, and laundry facilities. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 7 AM and 11 AM. There's also valet parking, along with the convenience of train pick-up service.

This 5-star Barceloneta hotel is 2 km (1.2 mi) from Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and 2.5 km (1.6 mi) from Port Olimpic.

W Barcelona ratings based on 33 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0
5 out of 5

Room with a view

Pros: This hotel from start to finish was lovely! Yes it is expensive but as a treat it is definitely worth it! The view is fantastic and although we were out of the hotel most of the day, we spend a few hours before heading out in the evening relaxing and people watching. The hotel bar is very nice but can get quite crowded late in the evening, drinks are fairly expensive but they are strong ones! We found the staff courteous, polite and very helpful! As it was November the pool was a bit chilly to use but the views were still worth going upstairs for! It is a fair walk if you are planning on going sight seeing but we enjoyed the walk along the beach promenade and into town, really made you appreciate the fact that barcelona has everything, beach and city!
Cons: My only real complaint which I have reflected in the room comfort scoring is the air conditioning wasnt cold enough, even after a call to reception! Im not sure if it was because it was the colder season but the minimum temperature was 18 degress which is far too warm for sleeping in my opinion. I called reception and they said they would reset it to 16....this is still too hot but anyhow didnt make any difference, still 18 afterwards! We also didnt opt for breakfast as we felt 33 euro per person for breakfast was a bit ridiculous!
Location: Quite far out of the main town but I think its worth it to get the best of both worlds if you dont mind walking!

Posted by , from Fife, Scotland on 16 Nov 2016

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5 out of 5


Such a great experience that my daughter is getting married in W hotel

Posted by on 21 Jan 2016

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5 out of 5

A real treat!

Lovely stay in W hotel. staff couldn't do enough to make our stay as wonderful as our room description - Wonderful A good 30 min walk to las ramblas but to be honest if its too hot to contemplate there are taxis outside the hotel that cost approx 5 euros I would say the hotel is better than described on the website. Lovely atmosphere, views and very much enjoyed the music. A few little extras that are memorable - ices by the pool, towels for the beach.....bliss Ive tried hard to think of a negative and could only come up with a shortage of hooks in the bedroom for the luxurious bath robes Recommend to anyone who likes a little piece of heaven for a few days.

Posted by on 20 Aug 2012

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5 out of 5
Meine Freundin und Ich verbrachten einen drei tägigen Städtetrip im W Hotel. Zimmer sind äusserst angenehm. Wir hatten eine Cool Corner Suite aufgrund eines Upgrades. Perfekt für Paare die auch etwas Zeit zu zweit im Hotel verbringen möchten.

Posted by , from Büren an der Aare on 17 Apr 2018

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5 out of 5


Die Lage ist traumhaft und die Anlage top. Wir hatten ein sehr schönes Zimmer. Breakfast Auswahl ein Traum. Wie werden dieses Hotel sehr gerne weiterempfehlen.

Posted by , from Zürich on 25 Mar 2018

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2 out of 5
Cons: Pour un hôtel 5 étoiles et international ils pourraient avoir plus de personnel qui parle français. Et dommage que le personnel de soit pas souvent ac
Je suis déçu de certaines choses, mais dans l'ensemble cela n'as pas était trop mal disant

Posted by , from Bern on 18 Mar 2018

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3 out of 5
Hoel war soweit OK, es ist sicher kein 5 Stern Hotel. Man kann ih Spanien nicht die Qualität erwarten, wie in der Schweiz, Deutschland oder Österreich. Obwohl das Hotel noch nicht alt ist, weisst schon massive Mängel auf. Die Angestellten muss ich sagen, waren sehr freundlich und hilfsbereit, da gibt es nicht zu sagen!

Posted by on 3 Jan 2018

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5 out of 5
Zum zweiten mal im W Barcelona. Es war Traumhaft, sogar besser als das letzte mal im Sommer. Das Team war sehr zuvorkommend. Das Best ist ein Traum.

Posted by , from Zürich on 13 Dec 2017

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4 out of 5


Très bel hôtel , dommage que nous avions réservé une chambre wondeful qui n était plus dispo !!!!!!! Donc déception !!!!

Posted by on 16 Nov 2017

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4 out of 5

Wunderschönes Hotel mit einzigartigem Meeresblick

Hotel an Toplage in Barceloneta. Service und Sauberkeit waren einwandfrei. Wir hatten ein WOW Zimmer auf der Strandseite und die Aussicht war traumhaft. Wir hatten auch noch super Wetter, also alles in Allem ein genial verlängertes Wochenende. Werde sicher wieder hingehen. Danke an den super Service - vor allem an den Damen beim Frühstücksbuffet.

Posted by , from Basel on 10 Oct 2017

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Property Features

Enjoy the umbrellas and sunloungers for a relaxing day at the beach. Pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa and enjoy amenities at W Barcelona such as the seasonal outdoor pool and the fitness centre. There are 3 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at the pool bar. Public spaces have free WiFi. This luxury hotel also offers a steam room and a terrace. Parking is available for a fee.

  • 1 building
  • 473 guestrooms or units
  • 26 levels
  • 3 dining venues
  • Built in 2009
  • Nightclub
  • Bar by the pool
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Cabanas by the pool (free)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference centre
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • On-site shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Lift

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cots/infant beds


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)


  • Airport: Barcelona (BCN-Barcelona Intl.) (20.3 km / 12.6 mi)
  • Train station: Barcelona Franca Station (2 km / 1.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Train station pick-up
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

W Barcelona offers 473 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with iPod docking stations and minibars. Beds feature down comforters. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels and pay-per-view films. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Barcelona's hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, laptop-compatible safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and in-room massages can be requested.

  • Bathrooms are partially open
  • Minibar
  • iPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Down blanket
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 11 AM.

Wave – This beachfront restaurant specialises in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Salt – This beachfront restaurant specialises in Californian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Bravo – Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specialises in Spanish cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

W Lounge – This bar overlooks the pool.

Eclipse – This cocktail bar overlooks the ocean.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a sauna, a fitness centre and a seasonal outdoor pool. The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Bliss Spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, Swedish massages and massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including hydrotherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room. Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages


If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 2 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 110.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets: EUR 25 per pet, per day
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Weight limit: 18 kg
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates).

Guests travelling with pets are charged a EUR 100 cleaning fee per stay, in addition to the daily pet fee. For more details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.

Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 10 people. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Hotel Registry Number -


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2.48 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 17 years of age.

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR33 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: EUR28.00 per day
  • Pet fee: EUR25 per pet, per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR110.00 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

You should know

  • Onsite cash transactions can't exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations. For more details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
  • W Barcelona offers transfers from the train station (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 24 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Up to 2 children 2 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • To make arrangements to bring your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).