The Gates Diagonal Barcelona: a festive and stylish 4 star hotel

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Travellers in search of sun, shopping and a festive atmosphere will find their joy at The Gates Diagonal Barcelona hotel!

The Gates Diagonal Barcelona pool
Where?

Diagonal 205
metro: Glòries (L1)
Sant Martí

When?

every day of the year

How much?

from 90 euros

Why?

for its sunny terrace

The Gates Diagonal Barcelona is located between the beach and the Glòries shopping centre, so it is perfect for fans of tanning and shopping!

This gay friendly hotel is also located near Razzmatazz, an emblematic club at the heart of Barcelona’s night life.

The Gates Diagonal Barcelona design

The decor at The Gates Diagonal Barcelona hotel suggests a marine environment: the ceiling of the large lobby represents the reflection of the sea in sand, the bar stools call to mind beach pebbles, the lights are bubbles in the surf, and the walls are decorated like a ship’s cabin.

The Gates Diagonal Barcelona gates

Terrace

The large terrace is on the 10th floor of The Gates Diagonal Barcelona, and it offers an incredible view of the Agbar tower, a work by Jean Nouvel that provides a surprising spectacle at night when it lights up in a thousand colours.

The terrace of The Gates Diagonal Barcelona is also equipped with a small pool and a bar that opens until 2am.

The Gates Diagonal Barcelona terrace

Each year the “Mobilee Party” is organised here to mark the opening of the cult Sónar Festival. Watch the video below for a quick view of the festival! 

The terrace is open from May to October. The bar is located in the lobby and is open all year. 

Piano restaurant

The Gates Diagonal Barcelona restaurant offers a menu inspired by Basque and Catalan specialties. You can choose from the menu or opt for a set menu of starter, main course, dessert and drink for between 25 and 35 euros.

The restaurant is open from 1pm to 3:30pm and from 8:30pm to 11pm. From 11am to 11pm you can order to take away from a menu of tapas, gourmet sandwiches and pizzas.

Rooms

The Gates Diagonal Barcelona room

The Gates Diagonal Barcelona has multiple room categories. They all have the same facilities and are all bright. What differs is the size and view: the rooms with a view of the Agbar tower are more expensive than the others.

  • It is worth noting that the walls in the bathroom are made of transparent glass.

If you want a double bed, remember to ask for it when booking as some rooms have twin beds. And The Gates Diagonal Barcelona has a number of smoking rooms, which is quite rare!

The Gates Diagonal Barcelona room and bathroom

Useful information

  • The hotel has some rooms that are specially designed for people with reduced mobility.
  • Small pets are allowed.
  • Check-in is from 2pm and check-out is before noon.
  • A free luggage service is available.
  • All rooms have heating and air conditioning.

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Pauline

Pauline loves books, food and new discoveries. For her articles, she loves finding original and authentic places which are a treat for both the eyes and the tastebuds. Her favourite thing to do in Barcelona? Getting lost in the Old Town and soaking up its unique atmosphere... whilst enjoying the appetising smells emerging from restaurant kitchens! Is there anything better than that?