1. Hotel Condes de Barcelona. Passeig de Gràcia 73
The Alaire terrace on the eighth floor of this hotel on Passeig de Gràcia offers views stretching from La Pedrera to the Sagrada Familia. This is a lovely spot for an early evening bite to eat with a good selection of tapas and burgers on the bar menu.
2. Hotel Villa Emilia. Calàbria 115-117
This lesser-known terrace has an intimate feel, with terracotta walls, lush palms and romantic lighting. Tasty food, a fine selection of gin and chilled music make this boutique hotel in Sant Antoni a great option.
3. Hotel Pulitzer. Bergara 8
A perennial favourite for locals in search of a chilled spot with music to match the mood; DJ sessions are held on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays on the Pulitzer’s terrace. With lush foliage, earthy tones and an ample selection of gin and tonics and cocktails, here’s a place you won’t want to leave.
4. Duquesa de Cardona. Passeig de Colom 12
The vibe is calm and sophisticated on the terrace of this boutique hotel on Passeig de Colom. Lounge back on a comfy sofa, cocktail in hand, or take a table in the shady bar area. This is a the perfect terrace to share with visiting friends for the stunning views over the port and beyond.
5. Hotel 1898. La Rambla 109
Wooden decking, a pool to cool off in, lots of greenery and fabulous views. It’s hard to believe you’re just above the busy Ramblas when you step onto La Isabela, Hotel 1898’s luxurious terrace.