Accommodation – 2018 Spanish Grand Prix

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Planning a trip to the Spanish Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya? Here’s our guide to the best places to stay in Barcelona. The next race is on May 11-13, 2018.

The great thing about Circuit de Catalunya is its proximity to the center of Barcelona, meaning you have the perfect opportunity to enjoy a city break and an F1 getaway rolled into one. Barcelona has accommodation to suit every taste and budget, and prices are not as inflated on Grand Prix weekend as in some other cities. If you want to pull out all the stops, the city has more than its fair share of 5-star hotels and luxury villas available over the race weekend. The F1 teams will mostly be staying in hotels around the swanky Avinguda Diagonal and the Marina, so why not see if you can bag yourself a room right in the thick of it?

BUDGET

Sant Jordi Gracia

  • Stylish modern hostel with free Wi-Fi
  • Shared kitchen, free tea and coffee and large terrace
  • A bed in an 8-room dorm for €25 per night

Hostel One Paralelo

  • Free dinner every night and free Wi-Fi
  • 15 minutes’ walk from La Rambla
  • A bed in a 8-room mixed dormitory for €32 per night

Hotel Ibis Castelldefels

  • Close to El Prat airport
  • 10 minutes walk from the Castelldefels RENFE station with direct access to the circuit at Montmelo
  • Double room from €60 per night

 

Barcelona accommodation tips

  • Barcelona has a huge selection of super hip hostels; a great choice if you are travelling alone and want to make some new friends
  • Renting an apartment is worth considering if you are travelling with friends and want to keep costs down. Airbnb is still big in Barcelona, despite a recent crackdown on “unlicensed apartments”
  • If you rent a car or have your own transport, you can also consider staying in one of the beach towns on the Costa Brava, like Lloret de Mar or Blanes. It should take a little under one hour to get to the circuit.

MID-RANGE

Hotel BestPrice Gracia

  • Great location in the hip Gracia neighborhood
  • Double/twin room from €120 per night

Apartamentos GIR80

  • Stylish apartments close to bars and restaurants
  • Apartment to sleep 4 adults from €165 per night

Hotel Catalonia Atenas

  • Next to metro and 3 stops from the centre
  • Double room from €140 per night

Add a hotel to your F1 Experiences package at the Spanish Grand Prix

F1 Experiences offers exclusive ticket packages to the 2018 Spanish Grand Prix starting at $699 USD. For the best inclusions, we recommend the Trophy package for $1269 USD, which includes a weekend seat in grandstand L, plus Drive the Track Tour, guided tour of the F1 paddock and Friday night party in the Paddock Club! You can also add a four-hotel stay at the AC Hotel by Marriott Barcelona Forum or W Hotel Barcelona to your package, which includes daily transfers to and from the circuit. Click here to buy.

LUXURY

Hotel 1898

  • Great location on La Rambla
  • Heated rooftop pool
  • Classic double from €310 per night

Eurostars Grand Marina

  • Overlooking the port and just a 5 minute walk from La Rambla
  • Cool rooftop pool
  • Superior double or twin from €320 per night

Monument Hotel

  • Brand new hotel in beautiful historic buildoing
  • Great location on Paseo de Gracia
  • Deluxe double room from €325 per night

Where is your favorite place to stay for the Spanish Grand Prix? Leave a comment below!

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