There is just one word to describe Valencia – elegant. This is a city of wide boulevards and open spaces. It’s where the old rubs shoulders with the new. This is also reflected in the hotels that line the streets of the old part of the city. Think old buildings with modern comfort. Here are our pick of favourite places to stay in Valencia. Each one will leave you well-rested, ready for a day of Valencia-based tours and activities.
Hotel Hospes Palau de la Mar
A listed 19th century stately home houses the Hotel Hospes Palau de Mar which exudes style and flair. The hotel features a tranquil interior garden, vaulted ceilings and a spa. Each of the large light-filled rooms is decorated in a minimalist design with all modern features you’d expect from a 5-star hotel. In addition, the restaurant specialises in contemporary cuisine with a nod to the traditional cooking of the Valencian region.
Navarro Reverter 14, Valencia
A historical Valencian monument houses the Caro Hotel. 26 individually design rooms adorn its interior. And each has and inspiring and contemporary interior design. The hotel’s 1 star Michelin restaurant is something rather special. And don’t forget to visit the small pool set right into the stone walls of the ancient building.
Calle Almirante 14, Valencia
One Shot Mercat 09 Hotel
A small hotel with quirky design touches, we love the One Shot Mercat 09 Hotel. The rooftop pool provides a welcome respite from the bustle of Valencia, as do the spacious rooms. Each room has a balcony, perfect for aperitif hour. A good night’s sleep is practically guaranteed thanks to the quality of its mattresses and bedding – something the hotel prides itself on.
Calle Músic Peydró 9, Valencia
Hotel Marques House
Based right in the centre of Valencia, the Hotel Marques House is a great choice for those who like to be in the thick of the action. Enjoy one of the city’s best cocktails in the hotel speakeasy-style bar. The rooms themselves have high ceilings, large, comfortable beds and a strong black and white theme.
Calle Abadia De Sant Marti 10, Valencia
Hotel Palacio Vallier
A stunning art-deco inspired space, the Hotel Palacio Vallier is a decadent place to stay for a few days. The design concept derives from natural textures, materials and light, making the hotel a luxurious home from home. The building is over 150 years old and the hotel has retained many of the original features including impressive double-height ceilings. Natural colours fill the rooms and each features a small street-side balcony.
Plaza De Manises, Valencia
Cosmo Hotel Boutique
This 3-star hotel punches well above its weight with bright, minimalist-designed rooms and comfortable balconies. The bar is a buzzy, fun affair, a great place to grab breakfast and a drink at the end of the day. The brilliantly situated Cosmo Hotel Boutique is also right in the middle of Valencia’s old town.
Calle De Maria Cristina, 8, Valencia
Hotel Helen Berger
If you’re looking for spacious terraces to soak up the famous Valencian sunshine, Hotel Helen Berger is the best choice. Many of the rooms in this 4 star hotel feature beautiful terraces where you can take your breakfast or just unwind after a day sightseeing. The decoration of the rooms themselves is in neutral tones and calming colours. And the added bonus is the hotel’s location – right in the heart of the city centre.
Carrer De Les Comèdies 22, Valencia
You & Co. Quart Boutique
A stunning interior design greets you at You & Co. Quart Boutique hotel. This is a new development and the only word to describe it is enchanting. There are individually designed rooms – just 19 in all, some including in-room baths. There are exposed brick walls, brightly patterned walls, geometric tiled floors; the design of this hotel is something special. The restaurant is also a comfortable space and specialises in Mediterranean cuisine.
Carrer Del Doctor Peset Cervera 8, Valencia
NH Collection Colon
A dramatic black and white lobby greets you at the NH Collection Colon hotel. And the bold design follows you throughout – brightly coloured rooms, a striking dining room and a beautiful rooftop bar. A famous mixologist oversees the members-only style bar, so you know the cocktails are going to be fantastic.
Colon 32, Valencia
A comfortable hotel just 15 minutes walk from Valencia’s famous sights. The brightly decorated Hotel Dimar features comfortable common spaces with a gym and a sauna which is a great way to start – or finish – your day. The individually designed rooms are spacious and bright and the family rooms are great for those travelling with kids. It is a vibrant hotel, perfect for families.
Calle Marques Del Turia 80, Valencia
Staying in Valencia
Valencia is the kind of city you’ll want to visit time and time again. And with these carefully selected hotels, you can have a different experience every time you do. Valencia is also packed full of great things to do. Like wine tasting? History? Or want to visit the surrounding area? Our tours of Valencia and the surrounding area have got you covered.