This newly renovated hotel has been designed with special attention to the finishing touches. The wide lobby has a copper ceiling that gives a warm glow to the central atrium. Seasonal decorations add character to this modern building and guestrooms are simply but stylishly designed. Business guests are attracted to the excellent facilities.
Amenity highlights: Spanish delicacies are served from the Alambi restaurant’s charcoal grill and wood-fired oven. The first floor is dedicated to a wide variety of functions conferences in 10 versatile meeting rooms. The business center offers Internet access as well as a quiet place to relax and read the complimentary magazines and newspapers.
Insider tip: The hotel is close to the great shopping opportunities along the Diagonal, but it is also just a five minute drive from Mt. Tibidabo with its restaurants and entertainment.
Frederic Mompou, 1
Sant Just Desvern, Barcelona 08960
Spain & Canary Islands
Nearest major airport:
Barcelona, Spain (BCN-Barcelona International Airport)
Alambi – This popular restaurant is open for lunch and dinner with the choice of a menu of the day or à la carte. Traditional Spanish dishes are prepared on the open grill and in the wood-fired oven. Many outside visitors come to enjoy seasonal specialties such as Suckling Lamb Ribs, Beef Fillet, or Candied Cod served with Creamy Potatoes. Special meals are often prepared to celebrate the arrival of a certain vegetable in season and the kitchen takes great pride in the freshness of its ingredients.
El Vern – This bright and sunny breakfast room offers a buffet breakfast. A special kids area has toys and separate seating with a dedicated children’s menu.
Tast – Located at one end of the wide open lobby, Tast coffee bar is an informal and relaxed area, open throughout the day for food and refreshments.
Scotch Bar – Adjacent to Tast but tucked away from the main lobby area, the Scotch Bar offers a selection of 20 or so whiskeys along with beers, wine, and cocktails. Cigars are also on offer and a grand piano is played most evenings.
In city center
Convention center nearby
NEARBY POINTS OF INTEREST
Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection – 1.5 kilometers (1 mile)
Plaça d’Espanya – 4 kilometers (2.5 miles)
Gaudi’s La Pedrera (Casa Milà) – 5 kilometers (3.25 miles)
National Museum of Catalan Art (MNAC) – 5 kilometers (3.25 miles)
Park Güell – 5.5 kilometers (3.5 miles)
Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA) – 5.5 kilometers (3.5 miles)
El Corte Inglés (department store) – 5.5 kilometers (3.5 miles)
Plaça Catalunya – 5.5 kilometers (3.5 miles)
Ciutat Vella (Old Town) – 6 kilometers (4 miles)
Las Ramblas Boulevard – 6 kilometers (4 miles)
Santa Maria del Mar Cathedral – 6.5 kilometers (4.25 miles)
Picasso Museum – 6.5 kilometers (4.25 miles)
Barri Gotic (Gothic Quarter) – 6.5 kilometers (4.25 miles)
La Sagrada Familia – 6.5 kilometers (4.25 miles)
Montjuïc – 7 kilometers (4.5 miles)
Park de la Ciutadella – 7 kilometers (4.5 miles)
Port Vell (Old Port) – 7 kilometers (4.5 miles)
La Barceloneta (beach) – 7.5 kilometers (4.75 miles)
Olympic Port – 8 kilometers (5 miles)
Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN): Approximate driving time is 25 minutes and distance is 13 kilometers (8 miles).
Driving directions from Barcelona El Prat Airport: Take the Ronda Litoral towards Tarragona-Lleida. Then follow signs for Avenida Diagonal towards Barcelona. Exit on Cornellà / Sant Just Desvern / Sant Joan Despí. Turn right and proceed 700 meters. The hotel will be on the left.
Trains and taxi cabs are available for transfer from the airport to the center of Barcelona. The Aerobus service also takes passengers into central Barcelona from both terminals.
The metro system connects the hotel with the rest of central Barcelona within 15 minutes. The metro station closest to the hotel is Zona Universitaria. There is also a wide choice of buses. The hotel can order black-and-yellow taxi cabs on request.
Tax of 7% is not included in the price but will be added at the time of payment.
Extra person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Rollaways and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.
Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests made via this Web site cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.
Pets not allowed
Check-in time is Noon
Check-out time is Noon
The hotel’s extensive business facilities consist of 10 meeting rooms with their own dedicated reception area. The largest room seats 450 people theater style. All rooms have full conferencing or banqueting facilities including video conferencing and translation equipment. A business center offers high-speed Internet access and staff are on hand for any secretarial requests.
Guests can make use of the hotel’s fitness center complete with training equipment, sauna and squash court.
See a list of property amenities
Use of nearby fitness center (complimentary) (discount for guests)
Coffee shop or café
Restaurant(s) in hotel
Internet access in public areas – surcharge
Number of rooms: 128
Safe-deposit box – front desk
Medical assistance available
Dry cleaning service
Coffee in lobby
Complimentary newspapers in lobby
Pool table nearby
Breakfast available (surcharge)
Room service (limited hours)
Meeting rooms (small groups)
Internet access in public areas – high speed
24-hour front desk
Air-conditioned public areas
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
Yoga classes/instruction nearby
Pilates classes/instruction nearby
Horse riding/rental nearby
Internet access – wireless
Internet access – complimentary
Premium TV channel(s)
Extra towels/bedding in room
Cribs (infant beds) available
This hotel has 150 guestrooms, all of which were recently refurbished in 2003. Rooms are quiet and decorated in neutral tones of beige, olive and fawn. Interestingly designed leather desk chairs feature in all the rooms. Marbled bathrooms have full-sized bathtubs and complimentary toiletries. The hotel has two non-smoking floors.