Rubi is a city in the province of Barcelona, Spain. 'Were I not a king, I could be a university man', were the words of king Jaume I, who built the Ecomuseu Castell de Rubi, that still stands today as a museum in the town. This is a small city that earns its revenue from tourism. Most tourists come here to see its old standing historic buildings.
Inexpensive options in Rubi
Most Rubi hotels offer very cheap rates. Recently the city has started receiving many people who are fleeing from the expensive Barcelona and the city has started to experience growth. Cheap hotels in the city include the Hotel Sant Pere II that offers 50 rooms with premium bedding and down comforters. Free internet, flat screen TVs with satellite channel and hair dryers are available. The hotel is located very close to the Gold Santa Joan, Sant Cugat High Performance Training Center and the Autonomous University of Barcelona.
H2 Sant Cugat is also located at the center of the city and among the cheap hotels. All of its 83 rooms feature daily free newspapers, bathrooms, telephones and satellite TVs. Other features include 24 hour front door desk services and free parking. There is an on-site restaurant where you can get served meals with a bar within the hotel for drinks.
H2 Rubi is also located at the center, making almost all budget hotels in Rubi lie in close proximity to each other. All of the 87 rooms are equipped with standard facilities and well furnished. There are a lot of small cafes and restaurants nearby that are an option, where you can get cheap meals.
Other Rubi hotels in this category are the Park Sedo Benstar Hotel Group, AC Hotel Sant Cugat and Holiday Inn Barcelona.
Executive class accommodation in Rubi
Among the top class places in Rubi, Princesa Sofia Gran Hotel offers 2 restaurants, one of which serves classic Bavarian fare. There is a 24 hour fitness center at the hotel complete with a gym where guests can break the monotony and relief from stress. Afterwards you can join the spa where you will be treated with hydrotherapy. All the rooms are equipped with the most modern services to give you all the comfort that you may need.
Hilton Barcelona is a family friendly hotel that offers flashy and beautifully furnished rooms. Apart from the state of the art facilities that you will find in each of the 289 rooms, there are iPod docks in every room and 24 hour room services.
Other luxury places that you can choose from include the Melia Barcelona Sarria and the Casa Fuster Hotel.
Independent and boutique hotels
Being a small city, it has been overshadowed by the giant city of Barcelona. There are not many known independent or small hotels in the city that you can get. At least, not that we know of. However, we are sure that there are many small cozy places which are simply not listed on the Internet that curious travelers may find.