An affordable tariff for a beach front hotel in Barcelona is an oxymoron.
Of all Barcelona hotels, beachfront hotels in Barcelona do command a premium.
You can consider the following options instead of beachfront hotels in Barcelona
Barcelona beachfront Apartments instead of beachfront hotels
Look for oceanfront apartments or vacation rentals. There are many accommodation sites dedicated to helping tourists find short term rentals in Barcelona. These include:
- Habitat Apartments
- Barcelona Apartment
Filter the listings on the above sites for hotels with beach access.
Apartments may not have the same amenities as hotels. Do not expect a rooftop pool with a bar.
Head to Sitges
Consider Sitges and not Barcelona, as your base station.
Tariff of beach hotels in Sitges is lower compared to the tariff of oceanfront hotels in Barcelona.
By train, Barcelona is only 40 minutes from Sitges. Trains to Sitges from Barcelona run approximately every twenty minutes. Actually, you do not have to limit your choice to Sitges, it can be any beach town near Barcelona
Curated list of beachfront hotels in Barcelona
If you have to stay in a hotel, use this list compiled by The Telegraph - "The best Barcelona hotels near the beach"
A legal apartment must be registered. Vacation rental site must list the apartment details of registration, for example : HUTB-123456).
2. If you are looking for a list of budget hotels near Barcelona beach
If you forget affordability, Hotel W Barcelona is the best choice amongst all beachfront hotels in Barcelona. Hotel W is Barcelona's most distinctive hotel with an A-list clientele and A-class amenities. Hotel W sits right at the water's edge. Every room offers amazing ocean views. Also, it is the only hotel in Barcelona with direct beach access.
Just to set right your expectation on beach hotels in Barcelona
In Barcelona, there are no real beach hotels. Except for Hotel W, no other hotel has private beach area or dedicated chaise lounges.
If you stay at any of the beach hotels [including the expensive Hotel Arts], you have to pay rentals for chairs and umbrella.
If you are looking for a beach holiday, do stay at beach resorts near Barcelona. You can visit Barcelona as day trip over two days.