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Grand Hotel Central

Orbitz.comUS$314*
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#29 of 514 Hotels in Barcelona
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing, clean, wonderful staff, great Location, nice roof top overlooking the city with an infinity pool. You can rent bikes from the hotel for cheap, concierge was very helpful, definitely recommended

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Jaime E, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Alexis, Thank you very much for your kind comments following your recent stay at Grand Hotel Central. I am pleased to learn that your experience was up to your standards thanks to our helpful concierge, location and fantastic Sky Bar. We sincerely hope to welcome you back for another great stay. Best regards Jaime Estellés

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel has paper thin walls, meaning that you will hear every noise from the hallways and adjacent rooms. Unfortunately, we stayed next to some party-goers, so we were awoken to loud groups of people making noise at 4 or 5 am every night while we were there. Our room seemed tiny compared to the room we selected and paid...

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Jaime E, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear guest, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for sharing your recent experience in Barcelona with other travellers. First of all, please accept my most sincere apologies for not having met your expectations. In regards to the stained sheet, our housekeeping managers carefully inspect every room before going ahead and provide to our guests, I am...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely hotel in a fantastic location. The roof top bar/pool is great although not many seats, so it is often full. The rooms are clean and nice, but fairly standard. I would say it's good, but not excellent value for money. Overall I would recommend this hotel.

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Jaime E, Guest Experience at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear rossburridge, Thank you for choosing Grand Hotel Central for your recent visit to our beautiful city and for leaving a comment in Tripadvisor. It is a pleasure to hear that you liked and enjoyed our property, its location and the rooms. On behalf of all our staff we look forward to welcoming you back at the hotel in the...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed for three nights in May 2017 in the Grand Hotel Central to celebrate her birthday in the beautiful Barcelona. The hotel is very clean and modern. The beds are really comfortable and we had a kingsize bed. We booked including breakfast which was good and nice. The staff is really friendly, helpful and courteous. Even...

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Jaime E, Guest Experience at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Mr Rahman, Firstable thank you so much for choice us for such an especial ocasion as your wife birthday is. It was a pleasure to participate in your surprise like all staff did. In Grand Hotel Central we try always to exceed expectations of our guests, we are so happy we accomplish this goal with your stay. We look...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the first steps into the hotel you are treated impeccably. I only stay here when i come to Barcelona. We checked in on 7 May and were offered cava at reception and were shown into and around our room very quickly. The door staff and the reception staff were amazing. Alonso was awesome. He ensured that taxi's were there...

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Jaime E, Guest Experience at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Faoruk83, It is always very nice to have feedback whether they are positive or constructive, however it is a privilege to read comments which are with such details as yours. . I will pass on your kind words to every department included Alonso in your comment, and hope to see you back soon to Grand Hotel Central . I...

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was my third time to the beautiful city of Barcelona. This hotel has in my opinion the best location you can choose, you are 5 min walk away from the beach and 5 - 10 min away from the main city attractions. We never used a cap as we preferred experience the city by feet. The hotel itself has...

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Jaime E, Guest Experience at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear melainesinsights, Thank you for sharing your kind comments on TripAdvisor following your stay at Grand Hotel Central. We are delighted to learn that you had a memorable stay with us and appreciated our central location, room and service. I would also like to thank you for your kind words towards our colleagues, and in particular towards Alonso & Jaime...

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay at the Grand Hotel was great. The remodeled room was very nice, very clean and the service was exceptional! They were a great help with reservations and recommendations. The location was perfect, in between the Gothic Quarter and El Born, walking to sites was easy and its close to metro. Drinks at the Roof top pool and bar...

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Jaime E, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Cory G, Thank you for your lovely review, we're delighted you had a great time with us and enjoyed the wakings around Born and Gothic quarter. Also so happy to hear you enjoy so much our lovely Sky Bar. Our team is delighted always to help with best recommendations for our guests, i will personally let them arrive your...

Burlingame, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So happy to share such a nice hotel with other readers of TripAdvisor. While the rooms are pretty small, they are comfortable, functional and quiet -- despite genuinely being in the heart of busy Barcelona. The location can not be beat -- well the actual street is busy, but the location essentially puts almost everywhere in central Barcelona within a...

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Jaime E, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Drosen85, I am thrilled to read your fantastic review and to see you truly have enjoyed every aspect of Grand Hotel Central during your stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to share this with us! I will make sure to pass on your kind words to our team and hope that we have the opportunity to...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has everything you can expect from a 5 star hotel and in addition a true friendly atmosphere. The location was perfect for a city break -close to everything. Wonderful and professional staff on all positions. The skybar is fantastic!

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Jaime E, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

First of all We would like to thank you for such a fantastic review and for sharing your experience at Grand Hotel Central with the entire world. We are pleased to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us and it is most inspiring for our team to know that we suceded on our efforts creating memorable experiences such...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beds large and comfortable with high thread count bedlinen. Rooms are modern and nice ambience to relax in after a busy day sight seeing. Roof top pool and bar area also great way to relax after a hot day in the city. Hotel recommended some good restaurants within 5 minutes walk of the hotel. We loved Cuine just round the...

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Staying in El Born / La Ribera

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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few places that live and breathe such exciting energy regardless of the time of day. This neighbourhood seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grand Hotel Central, a home in the heart of Barcelona where the amenities and luxuries of a five-star hotel are combined with a sense of style and elegance. The hotel has a perfect location between the Gothic district with its spectacular Cathedral or the ancient city walls and "el Born". 147 spacious rooms & suites with the best of modern design. Its very famous infinity pool, the Avalon Restaurant where the awarded Chef Ramon Freixa presents affordable cuisine to share with friends, the stylish the City Bar offering all day dining including salads, sandwiches and a wide cocktail menu surrounded by good music in a relaxing atmosphere, the Gallery our art space perfect for private events, the Wellness Suite with its carefully designed treatments, the Thermal Suite that offers a private steam and sauna experience, the well equipped Fitness Center, and a dedicated team who understands your specific requirements for any meeting or event in one of our multiples spaces... All creates a unique lifestyle and fashionable experience with a sense of elegance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Central

Address: Via Laietana 30, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Born / La Ribera
Price Range: $393 - $877 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand Hotel Central 5*
Number of rooms: 147
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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Barcelona
Grand Hotel Central Barcelona
Grand Central Hotel Barcelona
Hotel Style:
#9 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#13 Green Hotel in Barcelona
#17 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#18 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#26 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
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“The rooms are tiny, but quiet and they have the wonderful "blackout" options. Also enjoy the bathroom showers!”
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“Executive Room is Excellent. Concierge is excellent for suggesting activities”
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“I do not believe there is a bad room, very quiet”
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“High always better in cities for quiet and views”
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