Join the team by visiting the home of F.C. Barcelona, the Camp Nou
No matter your age, gender or how big a sports fan you are, no visit to Barcelona is complete without visiting one of the most famous football stadiums in the world, the renowned Camp Nou. This magnificent stadia has been the home for over 100 years to Catalan giants F.C. Barcelona. Located in the upper west side of the city, the stadium opened in 1957 but the football team dates back to 1899, making the Spanish number one La Liga team one of the oldest and most prestigious soccer clubs of all time.
You’ll notice the team colours of red, blue and burgundy throughout the city on flags, wall murals, in cafés and restaurants – the strong support for the local team is evident everywhere. Merchandise stores line the popular tourist areas such as Las Ramblas giving you the opportunity to pick up a souvenir top or gift.
During your stay, you can easily visit the team stadium from Capri by Fraser Barcelona. As one of the closest hotels near Camp Nou, we are only 20-minutes away. So whether you are in the city to attend a football match or visit the club’s exciting visitor centre and museum, our luxury serviced apartments offer the perfect facilities for your stay.
Uncover the magnificent history of the team
The club was originally founded by a group of Swiss, English and Catalan footballers led by Joan Gamper and since the club has become a symbol of Catalan culture hence the motto "Més que un club" (More than a club). The biggest rivals of the Catalan sports giants are Real Madrid, where long-standing rivalry has caused bitter tensions between the two sets of fan bases for many years. However, this provides an electric and entertaining atmosphere when fans of the teams meet for El Clásico – the traditional name of the match when F.C. Barcelona and Real Madrid meet.
Camp Nou is proudly accoladed as the largest stadium in Europe with a total of 99,354 seats. It’s also one of the biggest stadia in the world featuring an award-winning visitor experience. Here you learn about the iconic history - F.C. Barcelona is one of the most successful teams in the premier Spanish football division ‘La Liga’ having won 24 league titles, 28 Spanish Cups, 12 Supercopa de España, 3 Copa Eva Duarte and 2 Copa de Liga trophies.
The Camp Nou Experience
The Camp Nou Experience Tour and Museum is one of the main attractions of the city. This is a must-see for any Barcelona supporter or football fan. It’s so popular that the millions of visitors who flock here each year have granted it the status of the most-visited museum in Europe. You can buy pre-booked tickets online or from the outlets at the stadium. See the five European cups, walk out of the tunnel like players do and discover the history behind one of the most successful football teams in the world.
Attending a game
With football players showing off their skills such as Messi, Suarez and Neymar Jr, you’ll be mesmerised by the atmosphere and drama of a match at Camp Nou – labelled as one of the best experiences in the football world, try and attend a game if you can while in town. You can purchase tickets directly from the FC Barcelona website or at authorised outlets in the city. The football calendar runs from late August until May so there is plenty of time to visit the stadium and witness the skills of the Barcelona football team in action. As a hotel near Camp Nou, our front desk team can advise on the best transport methods to get to the stadium or walking directions. The knowledgeable staff can also book you into the Camp Nou Experience and in addition, they can help with buying tickets if you wish to go to a specific match.
Advantages of staying at Capri by Fraser Barcelona
Our luxury serviced apartments range from deluxe rooms to one-bedroom deluxe studio apartments, all providing an abundance of space to relax and unwind before the big match. You will find that our one-Bedroom Deluxe Apartment has either one double bed or two single beds in the bedroom and one sofa bed 1.40m wide in the living room – ideal for small groups of friends. It has air conditioning, LCD TV with international channels, writing desk, living room with sofa and fully equipped kitchen. The contemporary styled bathroom has a bath or shower and you will find toiletries from popular brand Malin+Goetz. Guests often remark on Capri by Fraser's spacious and stylish apartments which are a significant feature, making us one of the best award-winning residences in Barcelona.
Of course, after a busy day out and about the Catalan capital, you will need some relaxation time. During the summer months, the city temperature can reach around 30c° so take some time to relax in the sun and soak up the Spanish rays at our rooftop solarium with exceptional views of the Barcelona skyline. If sunbathing is not for you, our fully equipped modern gym has all the amenities you need to stay in shape and keep your training plan on schedule like the Barcelona football stars.
For a day of sightseeing and exploring the Camp Nou visitor experience, enjoy a delicious fresh breakfast at Caprilicious – our on-site restaurant. Later in the day, stay cool and refreshed with some pre-match beverages at Drinx before taking off for the game. You can upload your pictures from your suite using our complimentary Wi-Fi available throughout the hotel.
With easy access to major transport lines such as Barcelona Sants train station and Barcelona Airport, our guests marvel at the excellent location of our hotel near Camp Nou.
We look forward to welcoming you – make your reservation now for your stay with us.