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The coolest boutique design hotels in the city have their own name and it is none other than chic&basic. These are their last names: Reding, Habana Hoose, Born Boutique, Velvet, Lemon Boutique, Zoo, and Tallers. All of them are located in the heart of Barcelona but each one has its own particular concept. So if you don't know which one to choose, tell us your mood and we'll tell you which chic&basic to go for.

Hotels in the centre of Barcelona

The chic&basic hotels offer comfort and unique experiences in the heart of the city. Strategically located, our hotels in the centre of Barcelona offer different concepts to suit your travel style.

We have several hotels at your disposal and all of them are located in outstanding places in the centre of Barcelona. Find your accommodation and get to know the modernist city par excellence in depth. On our website you will see our hotel offers in the centre of Barcelona.

chic&basic Habana Hoose
Barcelona
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chic&basic Born Boutique
Barcelona
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chic&basic Velvet
Barcelona
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chic&basic Lemon Boutique
Barcelona
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chic&basic Zoo
Barcelona
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chic&basic Tallers
Barcelona
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chic&basic Reding
Barcelona
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Location, location, location

All our hotels in the centre of Barcelona are close to tourist points of interest so that you can experience and make the most of your stay in a city that never sleeps.

Learn about the history of the old part of the city and immerse yourself in the modernist art of Gaudí and the thematic museums from our centrally located chic&basic hotels. Discover the famous Ramblas street, the Boqueria market, the old town, Arc de Triomf, and the Sagrada Familia. Visit the majestic Cathedral and the Santa María del Mar church, take a walk through Barceloneta to enjoy a paella and have a swim in the Mediterranean.

Hotels in the centre of Barcelona

Want to explore Barcelona in an authentic way? At chic&basic we strive to help you discover the best the city has to offer from our hotels in Barcelona city centre.

Discover the pleasure of shopping in the most luxurious streets and stroll through Plaza Catalunya (Barcelona’s main square). Enjoy the wonderful gastronomy in the most outstanding restaurants and then quench your thirst in the coolest cocktail lounges and bars in the city.

Come stay with us and get to know Barcelona. Our modern hotels in Barcelona city centre are the most chic and glamorous place to stay and attend the best events in the city. Barcelona never sleeps, every day you'll find many activities and events on offer from concerts, football matches, theatres, congresses and much more.

Barcelona is a city renowned for its cultural, financial, commercial, and touristic importance. It is located in a privileged spot surrounded by sea and mountains, accompanied by a pleasant Mediterranean climate. It has one of the largest and most important ports in the Mediterranean and is also a key communication point between Spain and France, due to highway connections and high-speed trains. The city’s Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport welcomes millions of passengers each year.

Cooltura

Fashion, art, photography, design, performances, music. Culture is part of our core identity and is present in all our hotels. We support, promote, and welcome daring artistic and cultural expressions that stir something inside us, invite us to interact, and allow us to feel that we are part of the experience.

Moda

One of the most awaited events of the year for fashion lovers is the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Madrid.

Art

Welcome to Barcelona, a city brimming with vibrant culture, stunning architecture, and a rich history that's waiting to be explored.

Música

Barcelona is a paradise for music lovers, thanks to its diverse offering of concerts throughout the year.

The musical scene in Madrid is more alive than ever, offering an incredible variety of live shows that you can't miss.

One of Barcelona's biggest cultural attractions is its music festivals.

Art

The museums in Madrid offer a peek into the heart and soul of Spain's art, history, and culture.

Art

A city full of history, charm and a vibrant cultural scene, Porto is the perfect place to immerse yourself in a sea of knowledge and beauty.

Photography lovers should not miss the World Press Photo exhibition in Barcelona, a must for anyone who appreciates art, culture and stories told through powerful images.

If you are planning a trip to Porto, there is one place you cannot miss: the famous Livraria Lello.

Música

The Spanish capital is renowned for its musical scene, surprising every year with an agenda full of must-attend events. In 2024, Madrid will host prominent international artists and bands at major festivals.

Música
Evento

Porto, a vibrant and cultural city, becomes the perfect setting for music lovers with exciting festivals that fill the streets with captivating notes and rhythms.

If you are planning to visit Barcelona in the spring, there is one celebration you can't miss: Sant Jordi's Day.

Música

The Primavera Sound Barcelona Festival is coming back to the city and once again bringing the musical experience of the year.

Evento

The history, tradition and vibrant culture of Madrid becomes more alive than ever during the Fiestas de San Isidro.

Evento

If you are planning to visit Barcelona in September, there is one event you can't miss: the popular festival of La Mercè.

Música

Summer is synonym of fun, sun and, of course, music festivals. Check out the best summer festivals in Barcelona, Madrid and Porto.

Continuing with our consistent commitment to culture and including contemporary art as part of our hotels, we present the "L Pool". 

Fotografías

chic&basic was awarded the Photolover 2016 distinction, granted by the Photographic Social Vision Foundation.

chic&basic once again stood in the forefront of the Catalan capital’s artistic sector, thanks to the collaboration of its hotels in Barcelona in events such as the World Press Photo and the DOCfield chic&Basic Festival, with a recognition that rewards its efforts to present photography to all audiences, an artistic discipline as beautiful as it is full of possibilities.

Fotografías

chic&basic converted itself into an exhibition space to give voice to the third edition of the Art Photo BCN festival, an initiative of the Art Deal Project gallery that brings photographic creation to all kinds of audiences. chic&basic became the stage where 20 photographers exhibited and explained their works to a professional jury from the art sector.

Fotografías

chic&basic hosted the second edition of Art Photo Bcn. A hybrid event where, in addition to discovering the latest photography by emerging artists, conferences, workshops, and courses were held for the general and specialised public.

Fotografías

Project led by Silvia Prada. This stirring artist created a series of photographs for our chic&basic Born hotel. For this she chose boys and girls on the street and locked them in a hotel room to "play" while she photographed them. The photographs were taken in the rooms as well as in the restaurant and common areas.

Artes gráficas

At chic&basic we know that a picture is worth a thousand words. That's why we take so much care of our graphics.

Artes gráficas

Following the chic&basic 'less is more' philosophy, the visual language of 'dot' is based on maximalism in size, minimalism in design.

Música

At chic&basic we love music and we want to share it. Every Friday we organised a dj session with DJ WYLD for people to dance, have fun, and enjoy a good beat.

Fotografías

chic&basic shows its commitment to the world of images by collaborating with the Documentary Photography and Photojournalism Festival DOCfield>16, an event organised by the Photographic Social Vision foundation.

Art

Tucked away in the stunning scenery of Porto, you'll find the awesome Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art (Museu Serralves). This is not just your typical museum: from modern art to a magnificent park and a villa full of history, Serralves is the perfect place to lose yourself in.

Moda

During Barcelona Fashion Week 2015, Sight Management Studio set up a unique space in chic&basic dedicated to the meeting of models and celebrities represented by this great international agency.

Moda

Weekend Art is an event where a selection of designers, artists, and fashion designers exhibit and sell their creative work over the course of a weekend.

Evento

ROOM ART FAIR is an international and independent fair that brings together the most recent creations of emerging artists from Europe. The 2011 edition was held at chic&basic.

 

Performance

At chic&basic we enjoy contemporary and urban art. That is why we sponsor the “Fenòmens” series, where hybrid creations take the body as the central point and combine it with movement, technology, music, performance, image, and dance.

 

Evento

The Pride 2024 celebrations are just around the corner and the cities of Madrid, Barcelona and Porto are getting ready to have another great party.

Teatro

Committed to culture and art from Barcelona, chic&basic hotels supports local theatre with the events of ‘Microtasting’ theatre.

Theatrical pieces in a small format, lasting no more than 20 minutes, for guests and citizens of Barcelona. Every Wednesday and Thursday at our hotels in Barcelona. (Note: Season finished).

Moda

One day, one hotel, 40 designers. Changing Room is where the contemporary, fresh, and cool design of our hotels merges with the creations of 40 national and international designers, who are offered a room to display their work.

Artes gráficas

chic&basic collaborates with Read or Die, a call to the creative community that supports the printed format. A meeting point where you can connect with different agents of creation and find new publications that are emerging in the publishing market.

Música

The Portuguese duo Schmitz Deejays filled our lobby with “groove” and good music. The Schmitz Deejays are a duo formed by Xminder and Giltz in Lisbon. They started with alternative music styles like indie, rock, and funk. Their career has led them to experiment and evolve in the creation of electronic music, minimal, techno, house, breakbeat and many more styles.