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This Rooftop Bar in Barcelona Offers Stunning Views of Antoni Gaudí's Sagrada Familia

Spain Food + Drink Culture Art + Architecture
by Matador Creators Jan 9, 2023

One of Barcelona’s most iconic sights is the Sagrada Familia. This extraordinary structure, designed by Antoni Gaudí, has been under construction since 1882 and is expected to be completed in 2026. The Sercotel Rosellón rooftop is an excellent spot to take in the beauty of this architectural marvel. Let’s explore why you should make your way up to the roof and take in this incredible view.


Taking in the spectacular view of Sagrada Família, Barcelona’s art nouveau masterpiece. This was taken from the popular Sercotel Rosellón rooftop: “It’s not easy to get a spot here due to its popularity so here are some things you can try to be able to visit on your next stop to Barcelona!” 1. Reservations are required through the hotel’s website and are only available 7 days in advance for 1 day; this means on a Monday you can only book for the Tuesday of the following week. Make the reservation at 12am sharp to get a spot, otherwise it will be hard to get it. Website: 2. Sunset slots are not offered on the website as these are saved for the hotel’s guests, however you can try to walk in because they tend to open seatings on the same day if the rooftop is not too full. 3. You can also book a room that will give you access to the rooftop anytime, depending on the season you can get rooms starting at €125. 4. Entrance is free and prices are pretty good, you can get a 1L sangria for €17 or a glass of wine for €4. Save this for some tips on how to get a reservation here and tag your friends! Have you seen La Sagrada Familia in the flesh? ✨ Sercotel Rosellón, Spain Ig: @dwanderess Kanye West – Violent Crimes

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The view from the top lets you take in the Sagrada Familia in all its glory. It’s a sight to behold that can be best appreciated from the rooftop of Sercotel Rosellón. With its wraparound terrace, you can get a 360-degree view of the building and other nearby monuments like Casa Milà and Torre Agbar. You also have a perfect view of La Seu Cathedral, which stands at the edge of one of Barcelona’s oldest neighborhoods, El Born. It’s truly a breathtaking panorama that you won’t forget any time soon!

Reservations are required through the hotel’s website and must be made seven days in advance. Travelers who want to make a reservation should prepare to make their reservation at 12 AM sharp to get a spot, as reservations sell out quickly. Sunset slots are only open to hotel guests. However, you can try to walk in because they tend to open seatings on the same day if the rooftop is not too full. You can also book a room, starting at €125. There are no entry fees, and drink prices are reasonable, with a 33-ounce pitcher of sangria costing $18.

The hotel offers guests all the comforts and amenities they need for their stay in Barcelona. With comfortable rooms and delicious cuisine, plus a convenient location close to some of Barcelona’s most famous attractions, Sercotel Rosellón makes for an ideal home base while exploring this magnificent city. As an added bonus, it’s also just stepping away from one of Gaudi’s most impressive works – Park Güell – so if you’re looking for something else to do while visiting Barcelona, this hotel has you covered.

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