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10 Best Rooftops in Barcelona: parties, afterworks, pools and music

In New York as in Singapore, the rooftops have established themselves as the privileged place for party lovers in search of fresh air and spectacular views. Whether you come to sunbathe, have a quick dip, sip a cocktail or party, these rooftop terraces are essential to your spring and summer.

Barcelona offers a large concentration of rooftops. In order to simplify the task of finding the best ones, Xceed has selected the 10 best rooftops of the capital of Catalonia. To consume without moderation.

 

Hotel Barcelona Center

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Summer time has come and The Rooftop Barcelona‘s line up of Friday’s parties is one of the best in town. Very close to Plaça Catalunya, you’ll get to enjoy the finest deep house, tropical house and tech house vibes. To all electronic music lovers, this rooftop is a meeting point you shouldn’t miss. Just picture yourself staring into the sunset while sipping a mojito, and listening to vibrant beats. Priceless.

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Opening time: Fridays
Price: Beer €5, cocktail €10
Address: Carrer Balmes 103-105 (Hotel Barcelona Center

 

Open Air Barcelona (Catwalk)

Another great rooftop with good vibes and electronic music. Open Air Barcelona provide you with the best nights on Catwalk Clubs terrace. Let yourself chill out after a long week of work on this nice terrace that offers breath-taking 360-degree view over on the Mediterranean Sea and Barcelona. This little corner of paradise will open every Friday at 6pm. This is the perfect way to start summer: stunning venue, raising DJs, and cool people.

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Opening time: Fridays at 6pm
Address: Calle Ramón Trias Fargas, 2.

 

The Gates Diagonal Barcelona (Mobilee Rooftop)

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Located next to one of the most emblematic buildings in Barcelona, the rooftop of The Gates offers the possibility of enjoying the best deep house and deep techno rhythms by the respected Mobilee label. The well-known Torre Agbar has seen such big artists like Rodriguez Jr. or Anja Schneider perform there and, during the OFF Week, it always becomes one of the key locations.

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Opening time: 2pm until 9pm
Address: Av. Diagonal, 205

 

Café del Mar Beach Club

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Probably the most famous beach club chain in the world. In Barcelona, of course, it should be present. Its rooftop had been used on several occasions to organize electronic parties. Now, the guys from HEX Barcelona will lead it with their characteristic 100% techno style.

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Opening time: 5pm until 3am
Address: Edificio Maremagnum-Moll d’Espanya, 5, LOCAL 205

 

The hotel Wella

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The Hotel Wella! Although the famous and notable W is not a real rooftop, this terrace is one of the most renowned of Barcelona. The location is ideal to enjoy a panorama on the Mediterranean Sea. This luxurious terrace is open in July and August from 10 am to 3 am. Every Sunday, the W offers you a drink and good music from internationally renowned DJs from 8 am to midnight during its free nights: Wet Deck Summer Series.

Opening time : From 8pm, terrace and wet Bar I are open for external clients

  • May: Daily 10am-10pm
  • June: Sun 9am-2am // Mon-Thurs 10am-2am // Fri 10am-3am // Sat 9am-3am
  • July & August: Daily 10am-3am

Address: Plaça Rosa dels Vents, 1.

 

H10 Montcada

In the Barrio Gotico, there is a particular building due to its Orwellian facade created by the Catalan artist Frederic Amat; in this building you’ll find the terrace of the Ohla hotel. In addition to stunning views of Barcelona, the rooftop has a bar and sofas to lay down and chill after a hard day. Located on Via Laietana 49, with a glass-enclosed swimming pool and solarium, this terrace is open from 6 pm to 1 am.

Opening time: 6pm until 1 am
Address: Via Laietana, 49.

 

La Isabela at Hotel 1898

A 360-degree view over Barcelona located on La Rambla. That is simply La Isabela, a stylish rooftop of the Hotel 1898. This place is ideal if you guys want to relax & chill over a nice dinner or just sip cocktails for an evening out. We recommend you to take reservation because this one is quite well known among tourists and locals for its beautiful view of sunset, the amazing food, the comfort and its outdoor pool… And therefore a bit crowded.

Opening time: Apr-May daily 1pm-10pm; Jun daily 1pm-12am; Jul-Sep daily 1pm-2am; Oct daily 1pm-9pm
Prices: Beer €5, glass of wine €7.50, cocktail €12.50 – card from 3.5 to 16 €, if you wish to dine there.
Address: La Rambla, 109, 7th Floor

 

Sky Bar at Grand Hotel Central

Many of Barcelona’s rooftops offer a rather restricted view of the city’s major sights. The terrace at the top of the Grand Hotel Central is a sure way to avoid disappointment: with its seemingly endless pool and impressive views on the whole city, it’s no surprise that this terrace doesn’t stay empty for long. The limited public access (from 8pm) adds to the popularity of the venue.

Public access: Mar-Oct daily 8.30pm–1am
Prices: Beer €3, glass of wine €4, cocktail €10
Address: Via Laietana, 30.

 

The Pulitzer Terrace at Hotel Pulitzer


Nearby Plaça Catalunya you’ll find this little place of heaven The Pultizer Terrace at the Hotel Pulitzer. On a temperature-friendly night, you’ll have the opportunity to relax, drink a delicious cocktail in your (both) hands, and enjoy a great view. Every Wednesday is happening the famous Pulitzer’s famous Acoustic Wednesday (from 7.30pm to 10pm). From those who prefer live DJ over melodic guitar sounds, you will be pleased since every summer from Wednesday to Friday the terrace invites DJs. You can also enjoy nice food there, mainly Catalan and Spanish cuisine. What more to immerse in the Spanish lifestyle?

Opening Time: May-Sep, Sun-Wed noon-midnight; Thu noon-1am; Fri, Sat noon-2am
Prices from: Beer €4, glass of wine €5, cocktail €10
Address: Carrer de Bergara, 8.

 

La dolce Vitae at Majestic Hotel

As you might correctly think, the Majestic Hotel is a glamorous place offering a high standard service and exclusivity to its clients. Its rooftop terrace, La Dolce Vitae doesn’t disappoint as well and responds to the expectations coming along with the Majestic Hotel reputation. On the menu: blow minding view of the monument facing it, or on the Sagrada Familia & Montjuïc. While enjoying the view, you can offer yourself a quality meal as the extensive culinary is supervised by Michelin-star chef Nandu Jubany. Even if the prices are relatively high, it seems to be the perfect place for a special night out.

Opening time: October to April every day from 9 am to 9 pm; May every day from 9 am to 11 pm; from June to September every day from 9 am to 2 pm
Price: Beer €7, glass of wine €10, cocktail €15, cava bottle €30
Address: Passeig de Gràcia, 68.

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