Best hotels in Eixample area of Barcelona

Best hotels in Eixample area of Barcelona

Map best hotels in modernist Eixample district of Barcelona. Eixample is a very popular place to stay in Barcelona for it's architecture, charm and wide selection of sights, restaurants and shops.

Eixample district of Barcelona is the 19th century modernist area of Barcelona that was developed in Barcelona after the old walled city became overcrowded and the city was expanded.

In the late 19th century the ancient medieval Barcelona city walls were demolished and a new part of the city called the Eixample was built.

The name Eixample means 'Extension' in the Catalan language. The Eixample district is very central and covers a large area of Barcelona. It is split into Eixample left and Eixample right and within these two parts are many different neighbourhoods.

At the middle part Eixample borders on the old gothic city and on the central square Plaça Catalunya which is a popular place to stay. Some of Barcelona's most iconic hotels are in the Eixample area and especially on elegant shopping boulevard Passeig de Gracia.

Eixample is a very safe, interesting, stylish and central area to stay in Barcelona with many sights, stunning modernist architecture on tree lined streets and many high quality shop, cafes and restaurants. 

Popular areas to stay in the Eixample part of Barcelona are:

- near near or on the most fashionable shopping street Passeig de Gracia which is home to two famous modernist buildings by Antoni Gaudi.
- near central square Plaza Catalunya,
- near Barcelona's biggest attraction the Sagrada Familia unfinished church.
- near Plaza Espanya and in the Sant Antoni area which is close to top attractions like Magic Fountain, the Spanish village Poble Espanyol and Montjuic hill.

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