Barcelona is a beautiful and cosmopolitan city combining the very ancient with the modern. It’s efficient and extensive transport network, makes getting from your holiday accommodation quick and easy, but it is also a great city for exploring on foot. Discover outdoor markets on Las Ramblas, al-fresco restaurants, historical attractions and more. All in all Barcelona is a great city to visit all year long.
If you’re looking for cheap hotels, hostels and other accommodation near El Prat (BCN), compare special deals and last minute offers. If you’re prepared to take a gamble on staying in secret accommodation, including hostels near the international airport you might be lucky enough to unlock a cheap deal on a luxury hotel.
Set the option to search by price and you’ll discover a range of international hotels and local hostels prices to fit your budget. A very popular a new hotel close to Barcelona International Airport is luxury 4 star Ciutat del Prat. This high quality hotel is located 1.5 km away from El Prat, 2 km away from the new fair building of Barcelona and 15 min. from the city centre.
Here are some useful ways to save money when you stay in Barcelona airport hotels.
Tip One: Pick the time you travel and choose your season to get the best deal on cheap hostels and accommodation
Summer in Barcelona is very hot and busy, with prices at a premium. For cheap hotels and hostels in Barcelona visit in October and November, or February through to April. Hotels at Christmas, New Year and Easter are always very expensive.
Think about the day you travel, if you can be flexible and spend time mid-week in El Prat (BCN) hotels you’ll save money.
Tip Two: Choosing different types of accommodation can pay dividends.
Hostels near El Prat Airport are cheaper than hotels, and usually just as comfortable and clean. They will have less facilities, but that isn’t important as you’ll be out exploring the city.
You will get a good deal and guaranteed levels of cleanliness and service in the international chain hotels near the airport. El Prat International Airport (BCN) is a great location for getting a good deal on your accommodation, as it is bounded by the city on one side, and the countryside on the other, giving a good choice of accommodation.
Smart boutique style hotels are budget friendly, while aparthotels, are a great option for groups, as well as saving money by cooking your own meals in their kitchenettes.
Tip Three: Book in advance
Other ways to save money when staying in Barcelona Airport (BCN) hotels are by booking transport, and tickets to attractions, in advance and taking advantage of tourist passes.
Look out for days and times when entrance to museums and attractions is free or reduced, and avoid expensive tourist restaurant prices by enjoying hearty menus del dia at lunchtime. Popular in the city is a visit and stay near to La Sagrada Familia or Camp Nou football stadium (see hotels).
Barcelona Airport Departure Terminal