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Hotel establishments. By categories

Hotel establishments. Establishments and beds. By categories Catalonia
2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Establishments 3,092 3,083 3,065 3,040 3,007 2,978 2,941 2,889 2,850 2,836 2,854 2,825 2,800 2,735 2,671 2,624 2,591 2,570 2,614
Hotels 2,037 2,028 2,017 1,990 1,964 1,931 1,901 1,859 1,815 1,761 1,727 1,695 1,652 1,580 1,496 1,434 1,376 1,332 1,281
Luxury 27 26 26 26 23 20 18 18 18 16 1 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available
5 stars 49 47 45 44 43 41 38 34 34 30 48 48 39 36 31 25 20 18 18
Superior 4 stars 111 106 102 95 88 80 75 63 48 33 17 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available
4 stars 550 546 539 532 514 495 481 463 448 416 404 404 389 350 304 284 253 221 199
3 stars 634 639 643 644 649 647 644 642 644 641 638 617 605 576 551 537 516 503 486
2 stars 352 351 348 343 339 342 341 342 337 339 332 339 335 335 324 307 308 306 298
1 star 314 313 314 306 308 306 304 297 286 286 287 287 284 283 286 281 279 284 280
Hostels or pensions 1,055 1,055 1,048 1,050 1,043 1,047 1,040 1,030 1,035 1,075 1,127 1,130 1,148 1,155 1,175 1,190 1,215 1,238 1,333
Beds 319,395 318,954 317,129 313,788 312,249 309,486 306,691 304,026 300,814 294,840 290,125 286,949 282,126 270,832 261,548 259,120 253,438 247,893 244,237
Hotels 293,410 292,811 291,144 287,632 286,123 283,238 280,513 277,685 273,384 265,710 259,105 255,784 250,166 238,347 227,960 224,939 218,361 211,666 205,172
Luxury 7,963 7,445 7,445 7,420 6,167 5,535 5,239 5,999 5,955 5,865 144 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available
5 stars 9,764 9,404 8,660 8,756 9,451 9,226 8,379 7,113 7,168 6,381 13,326 13,199 11,262 10,572 10,036 9,227 7,810 6,372 6,372
Superior 4 stars 30,912 29,698 29,371 27,628 26,842 25,641 23,683 21,038 18,364 14,746 8,400 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available
4 stars 126,221 125,995 124,031 122,012 117,448 109,559 108,121 105,492 102,189 94,107 91,852 95,122 91,958 80,026 70,875 67,202 61,848 55,183 49,484
3 stars 80,649 82,340 84,203 85,140 89,571 95,884 97,237 100,007 101,729 105,803 106,811 108,507 108,435 109,186 108,431 109,355 107,164 107,092 106,345
2 stars 22,294 22,409 22,292 21,776 22,169 22,880 22,642 23,096 23,379 23,977 23,610 24,045 23,823 24,028 23,496 23,209 25,003 25,903 25,875
1 star 15,607 15,520 15,142 14,900 14,475 14,513 15,212 14,940 14,600 14,831 14,962 14,911 14,688 14,535 15,122 15,946 16,536 17,116 17,096
Hostels or pensions 25,985 26,143 25,985 26,156 26,126 26,248 26,178 26,341 27,430 29,130 31,020 31,165 31,960 32,485 33,588 34,181 35,077 36,227 39,065
Source:
2003-2019: Idescat, based on data from the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
2020-2021: Idescat, based on data from the Ministry of Business and Labour.
(..) Confidential data, low reliability or not available.

Last update: September 5, 2022.

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Methodological note

Definition of concepts

Hotel establishment
Commercial establishment for public use for accommodating people in transit in a place; they offer, at a price, collective accommodation with or without complementary services. Includes both hotels and pensions.
Pension
Establishment that offers accommodation in rooms with or without complementary services, in the form of hire, but that, both due to size and structure and the characteristics and types of services, do not come to the same level as that of a hotel. There are three categories, which are identified by silver stars. Boarding houses and hostels also included.
Hotel place
Place occupied by a person in a hotel establishment. The number of places equals the number of fixed beds in the establishment. Double beds are counted as two places; supplementary beds are not taken into account.

Methodological aspects

Tourist establishments are disaggregated into hotel establishments, camp sites and rural tourism establishments, according to their category and capacity.

The information presented herein is fundamentally structural and focused on tourist offering. Given the characteristics of this sector, the information has been clustered for certain municipalities.

Until 1994 the source for this data was the General Directorate of Tourist Companies and Activities, belonging to the Ministry of Transportation, Tourism and Communications. Since 1995, the General Directorate of Tourism, belonging to the Ministry for Business and Labour of the Generalitat de Catalunya, has been in charge of publishing data on the registry of tourist establishments: hotel establishments, camp sites, rural tourism establishments and housing for tourists' use.

Until year 2003, Terres de l'Ebre tourism brand was included in Costa Daurada and Val d'Aran formed part of the Pirineus. At the end 2011, the Catalan Tourism Agency approved the creation of a new tourism brand called Costa Barcelona. This region includes the territory of the former Costa del Garraf and Costa de Barcelona-Maresme.

In 2015, two changes were made to the tourism brands, approved by the Catalan Tourist Board. The first change is that the counties El Vallès Oriental and El Vallès Occidental, which used to be a part of the Catalunya Central brand, as of 2015 will come under the Costa Barcelona brand. The second change is to the name of the brand: Catalunya Central will now be known as Paisatges de Barcelona.

On the occasion of the creation of El Moianès county, the municipalities of Castellcir, Castellterçol, Granera and Sant Quirze Safaja (which were part of the Costa Barcelona brand), from 2015 they become part of Paisatges de Barcelona brand.

Thus Catalonia is divided into 9 tourism brands:

  • Barcelona: Barcelonès.
  • Costa Brava: Alt Empordà, Baix Empordà, Gironès, Pla de l'Estany i Selva.
  • Costa Daurada: Alt Camp, Baix Camp, Baix Penedès, Conca de Barberà, Priorat i Tarragonès.
  • Costa Barcelona: Alt Penedès, Baix Llobregat, Garraf, Maresme, Vallès Occidental i Vallès Oriental.
  • Paisatges Barcelona: Anoia, Bages, Moianès i Osona.
  • Pirineus: Alt Urgell, Alta Ribagorça, Berguedà, Cerdanya, Garrotxa, Pallars Jussà, Pallars Sobirà, Ripollès i Solsonès.
  • Terres de Lleida: Garrigues, Noguera, Pla d'Urgell, Segarra, Segrià i Urgell.
  • Terres de l'Ebre: Baix Ebre, Montsià, Ribera d'Ebre i Terra Alta.
  • Aran: Val d'Aran.

Until 2011, the territorial disaggregation by tourism brands was calculated using special estimators for small areas. This methodology does not guarantee that the total amount is exactly the same as the result for the whole of Catalonia using the traditional estimator. However, the discrepancies are of little significance.

The new county of El Moianès was created on 1 May 2015 (Law 4/2015, of 23 April, on the creation of the county of El Moianès) from the aggregation of five municipalities of the county of El Bages, one from the county of Osona and four from the county of El Vallès Oriental.

Unavailable information is represented using the symbol ":". When the value is lower than that of the minimum unit to be able to estimate the statistical operation or if it effects statistical confidentiality, the symbol used is "..".