Barcelona combines Mediterranean bliss and the liveliness of a major European city. When you visit, be sure to savour traditional Spanish tapas paired with wine, a foodie favourite. However, deciding where to stay in such a popular tourist destination is tricky. If you’re travelling during warmer months, rooms with pools will be perfect. We’ll show you where to find pool suites so you can cool off after a long day of exploring. Read on to discover the best Barcelona hotels with private pools in their rooms.

Best Barcelona Hotels for Couples

  • Ocean Drive BarcelonaAs you can see in the photo, the Grand Suite at Ocean Drive Barcelona is one of a kind. Even though it can cater to more people, it’s the best room for romantics. The suite boasts stunning contemporary architecture, zen vibes, a private pool, and city views.
  • Catalonia Plaza CatalunyaAnother great choice for couples is the Junior Suite at the Catalonia Plaza Catalunya. As well as a private pool, you’ll have free access to the spa area. Inside the spa, there’s another heated pool with hydromassage and a hammam.

Barcelona Hotels for Families

  • Ocean Drive BarcelonaThe Grand Suite (Presidential suite) is one of the more luxurious options available for families. It can be configured to suit the size of your family. There’s the option to request extra beds, cots, and even a connecting room.
  • Catalonia Passeig de Gràcia (photo above) – Suitable for a family of 3, the Suite with a terrace and private pool is the best room. While it’s designed for 2, it does have a sofabed for an extra guest.

Cheapest Pool Suites

Prices for private pool rooms in Barcelona will fluctuate throughout the year. But in general, these rooms are the cheapest stays if you want a private pool.

Best Areas in Barcelona

  • Gothic Quarter – The Gothic Quarter is Barcelona’s historic city centre. It’s a great location for any holiday goers but especially history and culture lovers. The Catalonia Catedral and Sonder DO Plaça Reial are your best options if you’re looking for hotels with pools.
  • Cruise Port – Near La Rambla, Barcelona’s most famous Boulevard, the cruise port is lively and bustling throughout the day. This is a good area to stay for at least 1 night, particularly if you’re boarding a cruise the next day. Check out the Junior suite at Catalonia Port Hotel to make the most of your stay. You’ll also be close to attractions like Aquàrium Barcelona, Museum Of Wax Barcelona, and Barcelona Maritime Museum.
  • Plaça de Catalunya – The Plaça de Catalunya (Catalonia Square) is known as where all roads in Barcelona meet. As a transport hub, it will allow you to make the most of all Barcelona has to offer. Stay at Catalonia Plaza Catalunya or Passeig de Gràcia which have rooms with private pools.

1. Catalonia Passeig de Gràcia

Catalonia Passeig de Gràcia is a highly-rated hotel close to Catalonia Square. On arrival, you’ll notice the classical-baroque style architecture – it’s beautiful! For active travelers, there’s an outdoor pool surrounded by round café-style tables and sunbeds. However, if you stay in the Suite with a pool, there’s much more privacy. There’s a plunge pool right on the terrace so you can enjoy the sun with your partner. At night, savour Les Delícies Restaurant’s set menu available from 8 pm till 11 pm. They also have a small Corner Bar if you want to try their cocktails and wine. Past guests have described this hotel to be in the perfect location.

  • Guest Reviews: Fantastic location, fabulous hotel, excellent breakfast and a great roof terrace and pool.
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Suite with private pool
  • Address: Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 644, Eixample, 08007 Barcelona, Spain

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2. Catalonia Catedral

Located in the heart of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter, the Catalonia Catedral Hotel is ideal for history lovers. As the name suggests, the hotel is only a 2-minute walk from the iconic Catalonia Catedral. You’ll find private plunge pools and recliners on the terrace in the Superior and Deluxe double rooms. However, the Deluxe double room is much better as it has an additional daybed. If you want to swim, there’s a much larger lap pool on the rooftop. Be sure to stop by the Ascent Restaurant on the hotel’s first floor for French cuisine with a Spanish twist. Ask for a window seat so you can enjoy the views of the Pignatelli Palace. Later at night, stop by the Gourmet Corner Bar for wine and cocktails.

  • Guest Reviews: Rooms were so clean, lovely pool area, bar/restaurant – right in the city centre
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Deluxe double room
  • Address: Arcs, 10, Ciutat Vella, 08002 Barcelona, Spain

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3. Catalonia Square

Adjacent to the scenic Square of Catalonia, the Catalonia Square Hotel is well-located. The 4-star hotel boasts a modern and elegant design, contributing to a luxurious feel. To cool off in style after a day wandering the Barcelona streets, stay in a suite with a private pool. Both the Junior Suite and Imperial Suite have private plunge pools, but the Imperial Suite is the best option. Besides the pool, it features a large terrace with a full-sized outdoor table, sunbeds, and a city view. If you want to taste traditional Spanish tapas, the Catalonia Square Bar has a delectable selection. As for the breakfast buffet, past guests have mentioned it’s pricey but still very delicious.

  • Guest Reviews: 10/10 for everything, room, staff, breakfast, location everything was perfect. We will come back for sure!
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Suite with private pool
  • Address: Ronda Sant Pere, 9, Eixample, 08010 Barcelona Spain

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4. Ocean Drive Barcelona

A unique design, the Ocean Drive Barcelona is unmissable to passers-by. The star of the hotel is the coveted Grand Suite (Presidential suite). Inside, it has a contemporary and sustainable design, and is described as ‘an oasis in the city’. From the rooftop terrace and corner pool, you can take a dip while admiring the city lights. For upbeat vibes, check out the OD Sky Bar which regularly hosts live music events and guest DJs. Wind down at the terrace and pool area, full of greenery and a zen-like ambience. Well-rated for cleanliness and friendly staff, your stay is sure to be pleasurable.

  • Guest Reviews: Incredibly lovely and helpful staff, great service, and perfect location.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Presidential suite
  • Address: Carrer d’Arago, 300 Eixample, 08009 Barcelona, Spain

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5. Catalonia Gran Via BCN

The Catalonia Gran Via BCN takes the concept of a destination hotel to a whole new level. Each of the 63 rooms represents a different destination around the world. You will surely be inspired to plan your next trip after Barcelona. If you’re on a romantic getaway, the suite with a private pool is ideal for couples. Elevated above ground level, the terrace pool is designed to enjoy the view while sipping Spanish wine. For football fans, the Gourmet Corner Bar is always tuned in to the sports channel on TV. Plus, the tapas menu full of Spanish classics is a must-try! Based on past guests’ experiences, the staff here are exceptional and very helpful.

  • Guest Reviews: Excellent Breakfast. Excellent staff, from the receptionist to cleaners and kitchen staff. The pool wasn’t heated.
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Suite with private pool
  • Address: Gran Via, 550, Eixample, 08011 Barcelona, Spain

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6. Catalonia Port

Located in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter, the Catalonia Port Hotel is a two-minute walk from the Basilica of Our Lady of Mercy. The hotel’s exterior is classical-style but it is luxurious and modern on the inside. Shaded by trees, the shared pool and courtyard are a perfect setting to relax and recharge. But by far the best room is the Junior suite which has a private plunge pool. Couples can take a romantic evening dip and enjoy coffee on the private terrace in the morning. The Gourmet Corner Bar features a tapas menu and unique cocktails concocted in-house. Don’t skip breakfast in the morning as the breakfast buffet is famed for its version of Catalan tomato bread.

  • Guest Reviews: I liked the warm service from the staff. The location is amazing.
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Junior suite
  • Address: Ample, 1 (Placa Duc de Medinaceli), Ciutat Vella, 08002 Barcelona, Spain

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7. Catalonia Plaza Catalunya

The exterior of Catalonia Plaza Catalunya is classical Spanish architecture at its finest. Only a 2-minute walk from the nearest metro, guests have raved about the perfect location. Featuring a large outdoor pool and indoor spa, this hotel is sure to satisfy holiday-goers. With several sunbed and seating options, it’s hard to drag yourself unless you book your own pool suite. There are several rooms with pools but you can’t overlook the Junior Suite. The interior design is rustic and luxurious, complete with a terrace, pool, and spa access. In the evening, sip Spanish wines at the classy Gastrobar Contempo.

  • Guest Reviews: The pool is heated, just deep enough for lounging. It is shared by 3 suites but separated by walls.
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Junior suite
  • Address: Bergara, 11, Eixample, 08002 Barcelona, Spain

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8. Sonder DO Plaça Reial

The 19th-century building exterior of the Sonder Do Plaça Reial Hotel has been restored in classical Mediterranean style. Minutes from La Rambla Boulevard, famous for its street performers, you won’t be bored. True to its Mediterranean style, the cobbled courtyard is full of palm trees. A beautiful place to relax or take photos, the rooftop terrace features a pool and colourful décor. With a private pool on the terrace, staying in their high-end Suite will ensure the best experience. The restaurant bar is unmissable for its gold and grandiose interior.  For breakfast, there have been guests critical of the room setting but the food itself was great.

  • Guest Reviews: Location, staff and breakfast were all amazing. The room was quite small.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Suite with private pool
  • Address: Placa Reial, 1, Ciutat Vella, 08001 Barcelona, Spain

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9. Catalonia Eixample 1864

Appointed a ‘Historical Monument’, the Catalonia Eixample 1864 embodies Spanish history and architecture. If you stay here, the famous Catalonia Square is practically on your doorstep. The only room with a pool is their Deluxe Double room. Boasting 17 sqm, the private plunge pool is well-sized and designed for couples. All rooms feature clean wooden décor, perfect for any naturists planning to stay. Les Finestres de Llúria Restaurant is popular among guests and Barcelona locals. Serving up some of the best organic and local produce in Barcelona, it’s a great foodie experience.

  • Guest Reviews: The Location was great, close to trains and metros. Very nice rooftop pool and bar!
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Deluxe double room
  • Address: Roger de Lluria, 60, Eiaxample, 08009 Barcelona, Spain

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10. Catalonia Ramblas

With 221 rooms, the Catalonia Ramblas Hotel is an impressively large, modernist building. The hotel offers several rooms with private pools, but the Barcelona Suite is a clear winner. Overlooking views of the picturesque hotel gardens and the city, the Barcelona Suite pool embodies luxury. The expansive private terrace features a double sunbed and again, excellent views. It’s worth visiting in summer for the seasonal Pelai Restaurant. With a coal-fire grill and traditional dishes, the Palai Restaurant is sure to please your tastebuds. After dinner, enjoy a cocktail on the Terraza del Pelai and the beautiful outdoor setting.

  • Guest Reviews: Spa excellent. Lovely to have a pool and an outdoor terrace. Wifi was poor.
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Suite Barcelona
  • Address: Pelai, 28, Ciutat Vella, 08002 Barcelona, Spain

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Barcelona Hotels Map

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Find More Barcelona Hotels with Private Pools

Best Barcelona Pool Suites

Barcelona HotelsPool Rooms
Catalonia Passeig de GraciaSuite with private pool
Catalonia CatedralDeluxe double room
Catalonia SquareSuite with private pool
Ocean Drive BarcelonaPresidential suite
Catalonia Gran Via BCNSuite with private pool
Catalonia PortJunior suite
Catalonia Plaza CatalunyaJunior suite
Sonder DO Placa ReialSuite with private pool
Catalonia Eixample 1864Deluxe double room
Catalonia RamblasSuite Barcelona
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