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Barcelona has long been a favorite tourist destination for those seeking a sunny getaway. Tourists and architecture enthusiasts come from all over the world to view Anthony Gaudí’s renowned buildings found throughout the city. Others visit for the fantastic sand beaches and tasty tapas.
Trying to find the perfect accommodation for your vacation can be a daunting task. We here at Road Affair have done the heavy lifting and compiled a list of the best Airbnbs in Barcelona so that your holiday planning is effortless. All Airbnbs listed below are hosted by superhosts and hold Airbnb Plus status. Superhosts are rental owners who have a track record of outstanding hospitality, while Airbnb Plus means that the rental has been in-person verified.
Industrial Chic Apartment
This spacious and stylish apartment offers guests a fantastic location and comfortable vintage-inspired furnishings.
High-vaulted 1930s ceilings and traditional Barcelona tiles create a unique space for guests to unwind in. There is a queen-size bed in the bedroom with a memory foam mattress and a large closet with plenty of room for storage. The bathroom boasts a large walk-in shower and a heated towel rack. Complimentary toiletries are also provided for guests.
The rental can sleep five guests using the Murphy bed and the daybed in the living room. Lush green plants and colorful accents bring a relaxing feel into the space, creating a bright and calm environment to rest after a day in the sun. In the full kitchen, guests will have a coffee maker to ensure they are well caffeinated for a day in the city and will find everything they need to prepare meals.
Guests with children will be happy to know superhost Romina has stocked the house with children’s toys, a high chair, a baby bath, and a crib.
This rental apartment in Barcelona is only steps away from La Sagrada Familia and Gaudì’s famous Casa Milà building. Many restaurants and markets are also within walking distance.
This airy and open studio is the perfect apartment rental in Barcelona for couples or solo travelers.
Guests who stay here will be right in the heart of the iconic Las Ramblas neighborhood in the center of Barcelona’s most active area. Plenty of shops, dining, and attractions are only steps away, including the Cathedral of Barcelona and the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art.
Natural light and earth tones create a relaxing atmosphere in this rental. Guests can sip their morning coffee while watching the hustle and bustle below from their private terrace. The bedroom area is in the corner of the studio and has a queen-size bed with patterned pillows that tie into the bohemian theme of this stylish apartment.
The full kitchen features a black-and-white tiled backsplash and has built-in appliances that are covered to create a clean and chic area. There is a small dining table for guests to enjoy their meals and two wicker chairs in front of the flatscreen television. The bathroom features a soaking tub and shower tied together with beach-themed art décor.
Penthouse Apartment With a Private Terrace
This luxury Airbnb in Barcelona offers fantastic views and comfortable furnishings for up to two guests.
Located in the quiet neighborhood of Sant Gervase, the area features infrastructure that hints at its past as a summer village for Catalan aristocracy. Casa Vicens is located just down the street from this rental for those looking to track down Gaudì’s architecture.
The inside of this apartment is decorated in a minimalistic style that offers both comfort and sophistication. A large chaise sofa and tropical plants in the living room provide a relaxing space to enjoy a book or a cocktail. Guests will have access to a washer and dryer as well as paid off-site parking.
The bedroom features a queen-size bed and a sliding door that leads to the best area of this rental, the private terrace. Guests can soak up the Spanish sun and enjoy a glass of wine on the terrace’s patio set or take an afternoon power nap in the hammock. Not only is this wrap-around terrace extremely spacious, but it also offers breathtaking views of the city.
Modern Apartment Near Paseo de Gracia
If you are looking for a vacation apartment for rent in Barcelona that is modern and offers convenience to popular attractions, you are in luck.
This one-bedroom apartment is located in Eixample, a popular neighborhood filled with boutique shops, bustling restaurants, and upscale bars. The Sagrada Familia Basilica is also only a short walk away.
Inside this vibrant and stylish home, you will find an interior that boasts avant-garde décor and comfortable furnishings. The bedroom has a queen-size bed and room-darkening shades, and a small sliding door leads from the bedroom to a cozy outdoor patio lined with garden bushes and plants. Guests can enjoy a cup of coffee from the espresso machine on the patio dining set or settle in and enjoy the night air with a glass of wine.
The bathroom features a walk-in shower with a rain showerhead and a washer and dryer. Guests won’t have to worry about washing up after their meals here as the full kitchen comes equipped with a dishwasher.
The apartment can sleep three guests by converting the sofa couch in the living room.
Stylish Apartment for Larger Groups
With space for five guests, this two-bedroom apartment located in the Eixample district is perfect for those traveling in larger groups.
Both bedrooms feature a double bed and creative pops of color that give an upscale feel to the space. Both bedrooms also have en suite bathrooms with walk-in showers. There is a Smart TV in the living room where guests can stream their favorite shows and movies after a day in the city. A set of French doors allow plenty of natural light into the area and open to a cozy private terrace where guests can enjoy a glass of wine on the patio dining set.
The entire apartment has been beautifully decorated in chic décor and vibrant colors that create a very sleek and modern interior. The kitchen has been designed in all black cabinets and features an espresso machine and a dishwasher. Superhost Florenza has also provided a high chair and a crib for those traveling with small children.
This Barcelona Airbnb is only steps away from many popular tourist attractions and just a few blocks away from the Passeig de Gràcia train station.
Stunning Apartment Near the Beach
Those looking for a beach getaway in Barcelona should look no further than superhost David’s seaside apartment located across the street from Playa de Bogatell.
This two-bedroom apartment has been finely curated with soothing earth tones and traditional Spanish décor to create an elegant and laid-back setting for guests to enjoy. The first bedroom has a double bed, while the master bedroom features a king-size bed, a desk, and access to the private terrace. The bathroom is quite large and features a relaxing rain shower and a hairdryer. The full kitchen is very bright and welcoming and has an espresso machine, a washer and dryer, a dishwasher, and a breakfast table that seats four. Guests can stream their favorite shows on the Smart TV in the living room or peruse the international channels on cable.
This rental is only a short walk to many popular restaurants, shopping malls, and supermarkets. It is also only a 15-minute drive from Josep Tarradellas Barcelona–El Prat Airport.
Guests of the Barcelona Airbnb will have access to free parking on the premises located in a private garage. There is also an abundance of public transit nearby, including the subway and numerous bus stops.
This apartment in Las Ramblas has been uniquely designed to reflect a relaxing and genuinely peaceful space for its guests.
This apartment has been decorated in a minimalist Zen style using natural materials to promote harmony and a feeling of tranquility throughout the home. In the bedroom, there is a queen-size bed and glass French doors that open to a private terrace. The terrace overlooks a busy street, making it the perfect spot to people watch with a cup of coffee. The en suite bathroom has a bathtub and shower that comes with complimentary shower toiletries. In the living room, there is a large sectional couch and plenty of natural light and plants.
The apartment also has a washer, iron, crib, travel crib, and paid parking available off the premises.
This Airbnb in Barcelona is in an excellent location for tourists as right around the corner is Plaça de Catalunya, where you can catch the hop-on-hop-off bus to all the local attractions. The Cathedral of Barcelona, boutique shops, and fine dining options are also all within walking distance.
Family-Friendly Apartment in Sant Antoni
Superhosts Eloy and Maria have taken every possible step to ensure their home is as family-friendly as possible. Guests with young children will be happy to know the rental has been stocked with all the essentials such as a high chair, toys, children’s books, a baby bath, a crib, children’s dinnerware, and more.
This two-bedroom apartment is nestled in the quiet community of Sant Antoni, steps away from the heart of downtown Barcelona. The rental is close to many popular attractions, such as Plaça de Espanya, Paseo de Gracia, and the beach.
The apartment has been designed for comfort and features contemporary décor. The full kitchen is very modern and includes a washer and dryer, an espresso machine, a convection oven, and a coffee maker. The living room is very bright and airy and features a Smart TV for easy streaming. Beautiful French glass doors open from the living room to the private balcony where guests can enjoy the Spanish night air.
The first bedroom has a double bed that can be converted to two singles upon request. In the second bedroom, there is a queen-size bed and a rack to hang clothes. The bathroom is a newly renovated wet room and features a rain shower and complimentary toiletries.
Spacious Loft in Eixample
This New York-inspired loft is so unique and spacious that it was a no-brainer for us to add it to our list of the best Barcelona Airbnbs.
Located in the ever-popular Eixample district, the loft features rustic Catalan wood finishes, high ceilings, and exposed brick walls throughout the apartment, giving it a very hip and comfortable vibe.
The bedroom has a king-size bed and is lined with large mirrors, making the space seem even bigger than it already is. A sliding glass door leads to the en suite bathroom, where you will find a washing machine and a large jetted soaking tub.
Guests can enjoy a cup of coffee from the kitchen’s espresso machine on the terrace or relax on the large sectional couch in the living room. The kitchen is also very spacious and comes with a high chair for those with little ones. A crib is also available.
Since this rental is so close to many attractions and dining options, you really don’t need a car; however, there is paid parking off the premises for those who need it.
Apartment With Patio Oasis
Located in the Gràcia district, this one-bedroom apartment is ideal for couples or solo travelers.
The best feature of this rental is the lush tropical patio that overlooks the city. It is lined with faux grass and tropical plants to create a relaxing nature-inspired area that will make you forget you are in the middle of the bustling metropolis. Guests can tan on the patio’s sun loungers or enjoy a meal on the patio breakfast set. The second patio also has patio chairs.
The bedroom in this stylish and modern apartment has a queen-size bed and desk for those looking to get some work done while visiting the city. There is also a small security box for guests to store their valuables. In the bathroom, the luxury marble walk-in shower features a rain showerhead. The living room is also uniquely decorated with contemporary art and plants and is furnished with a Smart TV so guests can stream shows on Netflix easily.
The apartment is on a quiet street off of Passeig de Gràcia – a popular street known for its breathtaking architecture and fashionable shops.
Vibrant Two-Bedroom Apartment
Renting an apartment in Barcelona can be challenging for those with accessibility needs, but this modern apartment in the Eixample neighborhood is very accessible. The entire flat is step-free both inside and out. It also has wider doors for those in wheelchairs and a well-lit entrance to the building.
This modern and vibrant apartment has been designed to be both sleek and relaxing. Both bedrooms have been maximized for comfort with queen-size beds and memory foam mattresses. Both rooms have walk-out access to the private terrace through wooden French doors. The bathroom features many luxury upgrades such as a rain shower, a bidet, marble finishes, and heated towel racks.
The full kitchen has been beautifully designed and includes a dishwasher and an espresso machine. A contemporary pendant light hangs above the wooden dining table that can seat four. The entire apartment has been soundproofed to keep the city noise out and make the space as relaxing as possible.
This Airbnb in Barcelona is only steps away from museums, popular attractions, and upscale Spanish restaurants.
Bohemian Oasis Near The Beach
This plant-filled, bohemian-inspired house is like something straight out of a designer magazine. Its boho-chic accents, natural wood furnishings, and crochet décor make for a truly unique and comfortable stay for its guests.
There is a double-size work desk in the bedroom with space to seat two for those looking to get some work done on their holiday. There is also a queen-size bed and a rack for hanging clothes. Guests can stream their favorite shows on the Smart TV in the living room or opt to enjoy the fresh air of the private patio. The patio boasts an incredible amount of nature, with plants surrounding the area. Superhost Rut recommends turning on the garden lights while in the shower so you can feel like you’re showering in a tropical rainforest.
The bathroom is a wet room with heated towel racks and features a floor-to-ceiling window overlooking the private garden. The living room has a hanging crochet chair, the perfect spot to curl up with a book or a cup of coffee from the espresso machine in the kitchen.
The beach is only a five-minute walk away, and Rut has made sure to provide all the beach essentials you need in the rental.
Luxury Apartment Steps Near Casa Battló
This short-term rental in Barcelona has been newly refurbished to combine traditional architecture design elements with contemporary décor. This three-bedroom apartment is ideal for larger groups as it can accommodate seven guests and is pet-friendly.
The master bedroom has a king-size bed and access to the private terrace. The second bedroom has a queen-size bed, and the third bedroom features a trundle bed and a small desk. The full kitchen has plenty of counter space to cook and features an espresso machine and a dining table to seat four. For those traveling with small children, the apartment also has a high chair and a crib.
The living room opens to the private terrace and has plenty of comfortable seating options and a Smart TV. Guests of this Barcelona Airbnb will also have access to paid off-site parking and a washer and dryer on the premises.
This rental is located in the Eixample district and is only steps away from tapas bars, popular attractions, and boutique shops.
Upscale Private Suites With a Private Terrace
This stunning two-bedroom suite rental rivals the best hotels in the city. With its luxury amenities and breathtaking design, it’s not hard to see why it hits our list as one of the best Airbnb rentals in Barcelona.
Both bedrooms in this rental have king-size beds, cotton robes, and memory foam mattresses. Both bedrooms also have dedicated workspaces with desks, and one bedroom has a Smart TV for easy streaming. The small kitchenette is equipped with an induction stove, espresso machine, minifridge, watercooler, and microwave. There is a large walk-in rain shower, heated towel racks, and complimentary toiletries in the bathroom. Superhost David also offers his guests a laundry service for their convenience.
Perhaps the best part of this rental is the private terrace. Koi fish swim in the patio’s small pond, and guests can take in the city views while enjoying a cocktail at either the patio dining set or the patio lounge. The entire space is filled with plants to create a relaxing environment.
This Barcelona Airbnb is located in Eixample and is only steps away from popular restaurants, attractions, and markets.
Boho-Chic Apartment for Larger Groups
If you are looking for an Airbnb in Barcelona that can accommodate six guests and has an unbeatable location, then superhost Montserrat has the place for you.
This three-bedroom apartment is located in Eixample, just one block away from La Sagrada Familia Basilica. It’s also just steps away from some of the best tapas and bars in the city.
The entire interior of this apartment is bohemian-inspired and boasts beautiful natural wood finishes and soothing earth tones. Bedrooms one and two have two single beds, which can convert into double beds, and the third bedroom has a double bed. Both full bathrooms have walk-in showers.
The living room is bright and airy and features a large flatscreen TV and a large sectional couch. There is a small terrace where you can enjoy fresh air as well. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you will need, including a toaster and kettle, but the dining table can only seat four.
Montserrat has also provided a high chair and a crib for families traveling with infants.
That’s a wrap on our list of the best vacation rentals in Barcelona! No matter which of these Airbnbs you choose to stay in, we know you won’t be disappointed.