Olivia Balmes Hotel
Olivia Balmes Hotel is a serene urban retreat in the heart Barcelona’s Eixample district — one of the city’s best shopping and tourist areas. Designed with sustainability in mind, the hotel is the first in its category to receive an A in energy efficiency. Its modern, urban flair shines with bright stylish rooms, classic local cuisine, a stunning rooftop pool and bar, a relaxing terrace, and a gym for keeping fit while having fun while in bustling Barcelona.
- Stay in one of 128 spacious guestrooms of varying sizes filled with natural light, stylish décor, and modern bathrooms
- Soak under your rainforest shower before a restful night’s sleep in a soundproof room
- Work out in the rooftop gym, and then cool off in the infinity pool
- Plan your perfect event with bright meeting spaces and outdoor terrace access
- Enjoy a cocktail and city views on the rooftop by the pool and solarium
- Taste delicious Catalan and Mediterranean flavors at Seventeen Restaurant
- Discover nearby boutique-filled Passeig de Gràcia, Gaudi’s La Pedrera, and exclusive shops on Rambla de Catalunya
Location matters in a place like Barcelona, and the hotel’s prime location in the sophisticated Eixample district is moments away from stunning architecture, exclusive shopping, and world-class sights and restaurants. Whether you are staying in or going out, Olivia Balmes Hotel is an ideal place to be in Barcelona.
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Large windows flood the hotel’s 128 stylish, soundproof guestrooms and suites with natural light, and the decor is equally welcoming with wooden floors and headboards that harmonize with modern white furniture with pops of color. Watch your favorite show on the flat-screen TV, order room service, sleep well in your comfortable bed, and get ready for the day under the rainforest shower in your open-plan, contemporary bathroom. Enjoy enclosed balconies in some rooms, and stay in a suite for separate sitting areas.
The attentive staff is available to serve up a refreshing drink on arrival, recommend local events and restaurants, and help you plan an event at the hotel. If you are visiting on business, the hotel has several distinct event rooms, from the large Balmes Room and Provença Room, which are both bright and have outdoor terraces, to the more intimate design-driven Hermes, Dione, and Creta rooms for breakout sessions.
For a taste of creative Catalan and Mediterranean cuisine, head to onsite Seventeen Restaurant for any meal of the day before relaxing with a classic cocktail at the seventh-floor bar.
Seventeen Restaurant – A restaurant, bar, and lounge, Seventeen Restaurant serves creative dishes combining Catalan and Mediterranean flavors to showcase the best of local ingredients Choose from innovative seasonal fig salad with Santa Teresa quince dices, caramelized goat cheese and Pedro Ximénez vinaigrette, and duck magret on puff pastry sautéed with black plums and vineyard peaches. The chic, colorful decor and large windows with natural light ensure that your visual experience is as delightful as your culinary one.
Make the most of Barcelona’s unbeatable Mediterranean climate by catching some rays on the comfortable deck chairs by the rooftop infinity pool and solarium, and then sip your favorite cocktail with sunset city views from the terrace. When you are feeling active, take advantage of the state-of-the-art equipment in the modern gym, directly connected to the terrace.
Outside, window shop in the boutiques on Passeig de Gràcia as you stroll towards the popular La Pedrera modernist building, a fine example of architect Antoni Gaudí’s unique work. Grab a taxi to La Boqueria Market and let the local delicacies whet your appetite before choosing a tapas bar for lunch. Walk it off along Las Ramblas while exploring the shops and street artists, before traveling back in time down the winding streets of the atmospheric Gothic Quarter.
Olivia Balmes Hotel
In the middle of the elegant Eixample neighborhood of Barcelona, Spain, Olivia Balmes Hotel is within minutes of the city’s most popular sites. The famous Passeig de Gràcia boulevard, with luxury boutiques and remarkable architecture, is a pleasant five-minute walk away. You can also easily stroll to Gaudi’s Casa Batlló and La Pedrera, while Plaça de Catalunya is just 15 minutes away.
Barcelona-El Prat Airport is handily close to the hotel, just 11 mi / 18 km away.
Diagonal station (lines L5 and L3) is a five-minute walk from the hotel.
The hotel also has private parking, a welcome rarity in a city like Barcelona.