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Get an overview of this hotelStylish Barcelona hotel near Plaça de Catalunya

Right on La Rambla

Formerly headquarters of the Philippine Tobacco Company, this stylish hotel is located in the city centre, on Barcelona's famous boulevard, La Rambla, 200 metres from Plaça de Catalunya.

Rooftop pool and spa

A seasonal rooftop swimming pool, bar and terrace offer sweeping city views; the basement houses a spa and fitness facilities with indoor pool; free wireless Internet is available throughout the hotel.

Plasma televisions

Hotel 1898's guestrooms have contemporary colonial-style decor with wood floors; beds come with a choice of pillows; amenities include plasma-screen televisions with satellite channels and complimentary wireless Internet access.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Free of use to Hotel 1898's guests, the seasonal rooftop pool and terrace offers sweeping views of the city and out across to the Mediterranean Sea. Complimentary towels are also available, as are sun loungers.

The health spa in the hotel's basement provides a heated indoor swimming pool with complimentary towels, cardio gym, sauna, steam room, and powers showers. The spa offers a range of health and beauty treatments including aromatherapy, massages, and reflexology. An outdoor pool is provided.

The hotel offers business facilities with a conference room, and audio-visual equipment. Wireless Internet access is available free of charge throughout the building.

  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Concierge services 
  • Restaurant 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 169 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Library 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Wedding services 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Meeting rooms 12 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

1898 Restaurant - Wood-floored split-level restaurant, its upper level offering views of La Rambla. Serves breakfast buffets, express breakfasts, and Catalan and international dishes at lunch and dinner.

1898 Bar - Serves a wide variety of drinks and cocktails as well as snacks throughout the day. Colonial-style decor with ceiling fans, deep sofas and rattan chairs.

Nearby Things to Do

The city's long stretch of man-made sandy beach begins approximately two kilometres from the hotel. The nearest metro stop is Barceloneta (yellow line 3); buses also run from La Rambla. Port Vell and the former Olympic Port (approximately three kilometres away).

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

Spa Services

  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 5 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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.

Hotel Registry Number - HB-004349

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 5 rooms. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.21 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 17 years of age.
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: EUR 24 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 27 per day (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • 1898 Hotel
  • Hotel 1898
  • Hotel 1898 Barcelona
  • 1898 Barcelona
  • 1898 Hotel Barcelona
  • Hotel 1898 Barcelona, Catalonia

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. Children 5 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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