Most of Barcelona's world-famous attractions are within walking distance of the city's core, while the rest are easily accessible by metro. For this reason, many visitors prefer hotels at the center of the action. Eixample, for instance, is home to several of Barcelona's most expensive hotels, although there are also budget-friendly hotels in the heart of Barri Gotic and El Born.

However, there aren't many low-cost lodging alternatives in the heart of Catalonia's city, but those that offer affordable prices can help free up a portion of a traveler's money for entertainment. We've compiled a list of some of the best budget-friendly hotels in Barcelona that won't break the bank.

10 Hotel Jazz

The sophisticated Hotel Jazz is just a few minutes from the lively Plaza Catalunya in the heart of Barcelona and features a rooftop pool, patio, and city views. Wireless Internet connection and flat-screen satellite TVs are provided at no extra cost in each of the hotel's contemporary rooms. The trendy café bar at the Jazz Hotel serves a complimentary breakfast buffet each morning. Guests can walk to the Universitat Metro Station in under a minute. The Gothic Quarter is about 10 minutes away on foot, while the MACBA and CCCB museums are reachable in just 5 minutes.

9 The Corner Hotel

The Corner Hotel, well situated in the heart of Barcelona's historic Eixample district, was created after an ambitious renovation of a landmark building in the Eixample neighborhood. It is tasteful and restrained, retaining the trademarks of a bygone era's design. Beyond its front, guests will find a contemporary, convenient, and pleasant interior whose design reflects the city's storied industrial past—a comfortable place to unwind after a day of sightseeing, business meetings, or retail therapy.

8 Catalonia Square Hotel

Catalonia Square Hotel is home to an outdoor pool and a fitness center in the heart of Barcelona's old town. The four-star hotel, conveniently located 100 meters from the lively Plaça Catalunya, is a quick 5-minute stroll from La Rambla and the Gothic Quarter. The Passeig de Gracia, Plaça Catalunya, and Urquinaona metro stations are all within a thousand feet of the hotel, making it easy to go to any part of Barcelona. Catalonia Square Bar is open to the public and serves drinks, nibbles, and authentic Spanish tapas.

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7 Hotel Omnium

Located in the heart of the trendy Eixample neighborhood, the Hotel Omnium is only a short walk from the city's historic core. This building is groundbreaking since it is the first to be constructed within one of the Eixample's signature courtyards. The hotel's contemporary rooms are cozy and well-equipped with all the amenities travelers need to have a wonderful time in Barcelona. Hotel Omnium is ideal for those seeking quiet in the city's heart but far enough away to feel like they've escaped. The hotel has a common area for guests to unwind in, with complimentary beverages like tea, coffee, and water, and a gym for those who choose to work out.

6 Seventy Barcelona

The Seventy Barcelona is an exciting new idea that combines the warmth of a Mediterranean inn with the buzz of modern event space. The magnificent ambiance at Seventy resulted from meticulous attention to detail designed to provide guests with an unforgettable experience. In addition to its convenient location and contemporary design, the hotel also features comfortable rooms perfect for relaxation. Between the upscale shops of Passeig de Gràcia and the hidden cafes, stylish boutiques, and friendly neighborhood vibe of Gràcia, you'll find Seventy.

5 Hotel Granvia

Jeroni Granell, a great architect, designed the building that now houses Hotel Granvia in 1870. The hotel opened in 1935 following a renovation that kept the palace's iconic exterior, grand staircase, and grand hall intact. As of now, it has managed to keep 19th-century artifacts such as furniture and paintings intact. The Hotel Granvia was an iconic structure in Barcelona throughout the whole century. The beauty and originality of its walls have made Hotel Granvia a popular choice for use in films and news broadcasts.

4 Violeta Boutique Hotel

The Violeta Boutique Hotel places guests in the heart of Barcelona, just a short distance from the city's most famous attractions, including Placa de Catalunya and Passeig de Gracia. The Violeta Boutique Hotel is committed to the idea that the sum of a place's elements may make it feel both like home and a hotel. The hotel has pleasant corners to rest between sightseeing and its design blends contemporary and antique aspects.

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3 Yurbban Trafalgar Hotel

The rooftop pool deck at the Yurbban Trafalgar Hotel offers breathtaking views of the city in all directions. The Urquinaona Metro Station is only 300 meters from the hotel, and each room features a flat-screen cable TV, free WiFi, and a soundproof environment. In addition to comfortable guest rooms, the Yurbban Trafalgar Hotel features a fitness center, a bar, and a restaurant. There is a tour desk and coin-operated laundry services. The motel is just a short distance from various restaurants, bars, and stores.

2 We Boutique Hotel

Conveniently located in the center of Barcelona, the We Boutique Hotel is a delightful boutique hotel that combines modern conveniences with a nod to the past and the essence of Catalonia's modernist flair. The hotel has six rooms, all of which have private bathrooms, and the staff is attentive to each guest's individual wants and preferences. Each room's decor is unique, guaranteeing visitors a fantastic stay.

1 Musik Boutique Hotel

The Musik Boutique Hotel, just five minutes from the Urquinaona Metro Station and 400 meters from the Palau de la Musica, captures the essence of Barcelona in its 18th-century front and ultra-modern, minimalist interiors. The hotel provides guests with a 24-hour front desk, complimentary wireless Internet access, and soundproofed rooms with private bathrooms. Within 10 minutes, visitors can stroll to the Ramblas or take a bus or metro to Barceloneta Beach.