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Tourist accommodation tax in Barcelona

In order to avoid overcrowding, sustain tourism services or simply to collect funds, many European travel destinations have a tourist or accommodation tax in place. Barcelona, as one of Europe’s most visited cities, also features this type of tourism taxation, with its highest fee amounting to 3.50 euros per person and day from January 2021. The fee will be calculated based on the type of accommodation that the traveler chooses for their stay in the Mediterranean city.

Barcelona: a popular destination for tourists

Barcelona has seen a considerable growth in the number of visitors that stayed in hotels over the past 30 years, with its bed occupancy rate reaching almost 73 percent in 2019. Among all the sights of the city and based on visit numbers, Barcelona’s most popular tourist attractionis the Sagrada Familia, with over 4.7 million visits in 2019.

Spain as a whole receives many visitors

Spain is one the most visited countries in the world, with its number of international visitors amounting to nearly 84 million in 2019. According to data from the Spanish Statistics Institute (INE), the largest number of international visitors to Spain comes from the United Kingdom, Germany and France.

Tourist tax in Barcelona, by type of accommodation

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Release date

June 2020


Europe, Spain

Survey time period

as of June 2020

Special properties

up to a maximum of seven days. Not applicable to children under 16 years

Supplementary notes

* General rate.

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