Grand Hotel Central
AddressVia Laietana, 30 BarcelonaSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
With super-soundproofed rooms no smaller than 21 sq metres, this design hotel, complete with rooftop infinity pool, is one of the standout hotel offerings along Via Laietana. Rooms are decorated in style, with high ceilings, muted colours (beiges, browns and creams), dark wooden floors and subtle lighting.
Our independent authors have visited Grand Hotel Central and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in La Ribera.
Services & facilities
- Non-smoking throughout
- Non-smoking rooms
- VIP room facilities
- Ticket service
- Tour desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Room service
- Family rooms
- Facilities for disabled guests
- Shuttle service (surcharge)
- Car hire
- Bicycle rental
- Breakfast in the room
- Free WiFi
- Internet services
Description provided by property
Grand Central Hotel Barcelona is a design hotel offering fantastic views of the Gothic Quarter and Barcelona Cathedral from its rooftop infinity pool. It has stylish rooms with flat-screen satellite TV and spa bath.
The air-conditioned rooms at the Grand Hotel Barcelona have a modern design. They are equipped with Wi-Fi connection, as well as a DVD player, iPod docking station and sound system.
The Grand Central’s restaurant, Ávalon, serves innovative Catalan food. There is also a trendy rooftop bar where you can enjoy a cocktail overlooking the city lights of Barcelona.
The hotel has a fitness centre and massage services are also offered. Staff at the 24-hour reception can provide information about what to see and do in Barcelona, and you can also hire a car or a bicycle.
The Born district, full of stylish shops and restaurants, is just 3 minutes’ walk from the Grand Central Hotel.
Please note that the rooftop bar and pool are closed during winter.
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