Barcelona is such an incredibly beautiful city to visit. Capital of Catalonia, it’s thriving with a unique and vibrant culture you’ll find nowhere else in the world.
Airbnb has quickly become one of the best ways to experience the city’s accommodation. You can live like a local, or even stay with one – often while paying less than you would for a hotel room.
We wanted to find Airbnbs that reflect the atmosphere and style of the city itself. Whether they’re modernist buildings or leafy oases, these are the very best Airbnbs in Barcelona. Find the perfect space for solo travellers, families with kids, friend groups, and happy couples. There’s something amazing for everyone.
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Most romantic Airbnb in Barcelona: Relaxed, Spacious Loft with Jetted Tub
Best budget option for solo travellers: Backpacker’s Room in SAGRADA FAMILIA
Best Barcelona Airbnb for families: Exquisito Apartamento con espacios abiertos y luz
14 Best Airbnbs in Barcelona Spain
Now, time to dive into Barcelona’s coolest apartments, houses, and villas. Find an Airbnb in the neighbourhood you’re interested in, or search for something special with a look at each place’s biggest draw.
These are our picks for the absolute best Airbnbs in Barcelona, Spain.
Best suited to: Couples on a luxurious trip
Neighbourhood: L’Antiga Esquerra de L’Eixample
Biggest draw: Super stylish and airy
Looking for a little luxury on your Barcelona holiday? Whether you’re spending your honeymoon in Spain or simply looking to indulge a bit, this loft is idyllic. It’s beautifully designed, with stunning furnishings, bright open spaces and bold artwork.
Sip on some sangria while you lean out on your balcony, admiring the views. Spend an evening on the couch, resting your legs after a full day of adventure.
Best suited to: Solo travellers
Neighbourhood: Sagrada Familia
Biggest draw: Friendly, helpful local hosts
This simple, well-equipped little room is perfect for solo travellers who want to see as much of Barcelona as they can. It’s perfectly located, a pleasant walk from local attractions like la Sagrada Familia and Casa Mila, as well as the beach.
The room has a comfortable single bed and comes with towels, shampoo, and soap. While you won’t be living in the lap of luxury, you’ll have everything you need. And at a price that will allow for the greatest amount of exploration!
Best suited to: Families with children & friend groups (up to 8 people)
Neighbourhood: La Nova Esquerra de L’Eixample
Biggest draw: It’s exquisitely beautiful
This light apartment is right in the hub of Barcelona, with views of the bell tower and other historic buildings. The couch is wonderfully comfortable, and both queen beds are memory foam, ensuring a great night’s sleep. You’ll also find quite a library of books to read if you’ve got the time.
If you’re worried that travelling with young kids will be challenging in Spain, your accommodation just became one less concern. The bright open space is family-friendly, with a crib, high chair, and baby monitor. It also has a wide entryway and no stairs, so strollers will be easy to wrangle!
Best suited to: Solo travellers & couples looking for quiet and natural beauty
Neighbourhood: Can Trabal
Biggest draw: It’s a lovely tiny house surrounded by beauty
If you’re keen on the tiny house movement that’s sweeping the world, or you just want to try it out, this little apartment is idyllic. There are two independent mini houses on the property, each with their own kitchenette, bathroom, and terrace.
The light-filled houselets are on a hill, overlooking the mountainous region around Barcelona. You’ll have access to a lovely pool, the barbeque, and the garden. And of course, lots of stunning places to hike.
Best suited to: Young couples & solo travellers
Neighbourhood: El Raval
Biggest draw: Dreamy little balcony with dining and lounging areas
The penthouse suite is a central, low-budget spot with great amenities and a focus on comfort. Spend the evening of your arrival sitting on the balcony with your complimentary bottle of wine, soaking in the sights and sounds of Barcelona. Before heading out to experience the vibrant nightlife of the city centre.
This room has a kitchenette where you can prepare light meals to keep the budget down. The entrance and hallway are shared, but the space itself is all yours! Definitely the biggest draw is the spacious wood-accented balcony.
Best suited to: Small friend groups & families
Neighbourhood: Sagrada Familia
Biggest draw: Spacious and bright with high vaulted ceilings
This 19th-century loft apartment is beautifully romantic, with its exposed-brick walls and wooden beams. Experience the modernist architectural style this city is so famous for, and enjoy the little touches that make this place special.
Feel like a local, taking a short walk to the local marketplace where you can buy fresh produce for some exciting meals. Visit the nearby Catalonian restaurants, and stroll to Barcelona’s biggest attractions.
Best suited to: Young couples & small families
Biggest draw: Eclectic, minimalist style and gorgeous bathroom
With exposed-brick walls, minimalist decor, and quirky accents, this central apartment is perfect for young couples. Look out over Barcelona from the balcony, and spend the mornings lazing in bed with an espresso. The bathroom is incredibly luxurious, with a gorgeous shower to cool down in after a day of exploring.
It’s the perfect home base while you experience Barcelona, particularly ideal for first-time visitors. You’ll be right in the heart of the city. And while we love it for couples, it’s got a pull out sofa bed, and a travel crib. It’s also very spacious, so ideal for families.
Best suited to: Couples & friends
Neighbourhood: Dreta de L’Eixample
Biggest draw: The gorgeous traditional tiles that bring Spanish style inside
Beautifully combining traditional and contemporary style, this apartment is a stunner. Admire the classic Catalan tiles and the brick ceilings, along with stylish modern touches. The fully equipped kitchen is the perfect place to try your hand at Spanish food.
The apartment is located on the ground floor, so you won’t have views over the city. But it’s ideal for anyone who prefers to avoid heights.
Best suited to: Large families
Biggest draw: Bright, airy space in the centre of the city
With space for up to 11 guests, this airy apartment is gorgeous. It’s centrally located, with a balcony overlooking a charming and busy street in the heart of the city. Enjoy the open spaces, stained glass windows, and modern style.
You’ll step right out of the historic building into the bustling city, and enjoy the community vibe of your area. It has four bedrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, and plenty of space.
So if you’re looking for a place that’s airy and beautiful, fits your whole family in comfortably, and is super budget-friendly, this is the place for you.
Best suited to: Romantic couples
Neighbourhood: El Poblenou
Biggest draw: There’s a lovely little backyard and a great array of plants
Barcelona’s Airbnbs really pull out all the stops for couples! This leafy studio apartment is romantic and intimate while remaining bright and open-plan. All the plants and rustic wood elevate the space, while stunning little touches make it special.
This apartment has a two-person desk, making it ideal for a working holiday. You’ll want to spend every morning having breakfast in the yard, and every evening lazing on the L-shaped couch. And best of all, you’ll also be just 5-minutes walk from the beach.
Best suited to: Families of 4-5
Neighbourhood: La Nova Esquerra de L’Eixample
Biggest draw: The enormous private terrace with outdoor shower
One of the best Airbnbs in Barcelona, this penthouse has it all. The rooftop terrace is the perfect place to soak up the sun, with a dining area, sun loungers and plenty of space to chill. It even has an outdoor shower to cool down.
The master bedroom leads right out onto the terrace. So you can go to sleep with views of the moon, and walk out to admire Barcelona and Montjuic before you’ve even had your morning coffee.
Of course, this apartment is also right in the centre of Barcelona, so the market, museum, and fascinating Gothic Quarter are all a short walk away.
Best suited to: Couples & solo travellers looking for something different
Neighbourhood: Sarria-Sant Gervasi
Biggest draw: It’s located right in the Natural Park of Collserola
If you’re more interested in the nature surrounding Barcelona than the city itself, this spot is perfect for you. One of the loveliest Barcelona villas, you’ll have a view over the whole city, while surrounded by Spain’s verdant nature.
While this is listed as only a room, you’ll enjoy total privacy, with your own entrance and a fantastic space. Jump in the pool or stroll through the immaculate garden. Have breakfast with your hosts in the main house and check out the extensive library.
And then, of course, explore the area, before making the 20-minute drive to Barcelona’s centre.
Best suited to: Families with kids or friend groups
Biggest draw: The giant covered terrace
A short drive from Barcelona is the town of Tiana. While it’s not technically in Barcelona, this house is listed for those who prefer to stay a bit outside of the bustle. It’s a beautiful large house, with plenty of outdoor space and a large terrace.
Barcelona is just 15-minutes away by car, so you can enjoy the tranquillity of a small town without giving up the big city life!
It’s perfect for families with children, with a large play area, toys and books, a high chair and a crib. It’s also nice and close to the beach, and a 1-minute walk from the forest.
Best suited to: Small friend group or family
Neighbourhood: Port Olimpic
Biggest draw: It’s a boat!
It’s not every day that you get to stay on a boat without leaving the city centre. This lovely 3-bedroom yacht is moored right in front of Barcelona, an easy walk from the city’s top attractions.
Wake up to seagulls and fishermen’s calls, before making a light breakfast and heading out for the day. It’s a beautiful, luxurious little spot, perfect for adventurers and ocean lovers.
Last thoughts on Barcelona Airbnbs
This vibrant city is such an exciting place with so much to enjoy. If you’ve ever been, you’ll be itching to return, and if you haven’t – it’s time you see what you’re missing.
With one of these Airbnbs, you won’t even need to leave your accommodation to start enjoying the Barcelonian way of life.
We hope you’ve found the perfect one for you. Now all you need to do is book and get packing. And be sure to include a Barcelona wine tour in your trip – they’re one-of-a-kind!