Bars & Cafés - Where to find free Wi-Fi
 


Getting connected in Barcelona is easy - there are a host of internet cafés and many of the hotels and apartments have free wifi. But just in case you're stuck or want to connect up for free, here's a list of some of the places that offer it.

We'd urge you not to support the few owners who still provide this for - buy a drink or a coffee and let your friends know.

For a full map of the locations below, go to our Barcelona Update free WIFI map.

 
 
 
Barri Gotic
 
 

La Clandestina
Baixada de Viladecols, 2
Tel: 93-319 05 03

FREE WIFI

Describing itself as a "Teteria" (Tea bar), La Clandestina is a gem in the heart of the old town.

The decor inside is a middle eastern / north african mix, with hanging carpets and all sorts of wall-hung paraphanelia adding to the charm. Over 20 types of tea are served, along with the usual coffee, stronger drinks and, for those with a more adventurous streak, Hookah (hubbly-bubbly) pipes. The crowd is young and trendy - earlier in the day you'll find a set crowded over their laptops, taking advantage the free (and fast) WIFI. Later it gets more crowded and upbeat.

A gem.

 
 

Travel Bar
Boqueria, 27
Tel: 93-342 52 52
www.travelbar.com

The original Barcelona travellers bar, Travel Bar is the place to go for young travellers on a budget. Take advantage of the cheap drinks, €1 food (8pm only) and, of course, free wi-fi.

 
 

Café Milans
Milans, 7

In a small back street in the Barri Gotic, this is a lovely little local run café bar, with an assortment of tapas if you fancy a nibble and free WIFI for customers.

 
 
El Raval
 
 

Candela
Hospital, 48
Open: Mon - Sat: 9am - 2.30pm; Closed Sun
Tel: 93-301 08 13
www.candelaraval.com

Grungy and groovy bar, this is everything everything that is good about the Raval area.

With 'up and coming' local artists' fares spanning the walls and a huge aerial picture of Raval covering the space behind the bar, its clear that Candela is revelling in the regenration of the area into something cool and trendy. And, because it is here and not 100 yards away on La Rambla, the prices are still affordable.

Get in while the going is good and take advantage of the still-free WIFI.

 
 

Carmelitas
Carme, 42
Open: Daily: 1.30pm - 12am; Kitchen: 1.30pm - 4pm & 9pm - 12am
Tel: 93-412 46 84
www.carmelitas.biz

A friendly restaurant / café in the heart of the Raval area, Carmelitas is open all day for lunch, coffee and dinner.

The food is, unfortunately, rather unremarkable, and the portions not terribly generous for the price, but the bright, open interior and friendly atmosphere does go some way to offsetting this.

Free WIFI - you will need to ask the staff for the key.

 
 
El Born
 
 
Eixample
 

Actual Hotel
Roselló 238 (between Passeig de Gracia and Pau Claris)
Tel:93-552 05 50
www.hotelactual.com

FREE WI FI

Head past the front desk and up the stairs on the right of reception to get to this small hotel cafe with quiet alcoves where you can relax and catch up emails and news.

Waitress service is friendly and attentive - ring the bell on the counter when there is no-one around.

A welcome (cost effective) and more relaxed option than the upmarket Hotel Omm opposite.

 
 

Laie
Pau Claris 85 (between Gran Via y Casp)
Mon - Fri 9am - 9.30pm; Sat 10am - 9.30pm
www.laie.es

FREE WIFI - ask for the key at the bar

The Pau Claris version of this bookshop, like the others, boasts an excellent upstairs café and restaurant.

Unlike many bookstore cafés, this is not a place to sit and browse the books on the shelves - you have to buy to take a book upstairs. However, it is an unusually comfortable and relaxing space to sit and have a coffee or beer with pastry after shopping or while checking mail on the free WIFI.

 
Restaurants
 
 
 
   
 
 
   
   
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