The imposing facade is entered via wrought iron gates embossed with gold. Concierge and reception desks are located discretely to the left of the entrance and an enormous chandelier dominates the foyer. In the high-ceilinged Hall Bar businessmen and leisure guests meet in a space brimming with large mirrors, inviting sofas, bronze statues, and marble pillars.
Amenity highlights: A health center with cardiovascular equipment, multi-gym, and sauna is located on the mezzanine floor. A hairdressers and beauty parlor provide cosmetic and spa treatments. Business facilities include ten meeting rooms with audio-visual equipment, a business center and wireless Internet access.
Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes 668
Spain & Canary Islands
Nearest major airport:
Barcelona, Spain (BCN-Barcelona International Airport)
Cælis Restaurant – The Cælis provides a selection of seasonal Mediterranean and Catalan cuisine. Open Monday–Friday for lunch and dinner, and Saturdays for dinner only.
Diana’s Garden – Hot and cold buffet breakfasts are served daily from in this airy dining space. Large patio doors leading to a flower-filled courtyard with a fountain to give a sense of the outdoors.
Dawn Petite Brasserie – Situated next to the Scotch Bar and open daily during limited hours, this casual lunch spot offers salads, pizzas, meat, sandwiches, and desserts.
Hall Bar – The glass setting inundates the large but intimate lounge with light, and sophisticated decor evokes the hotel’s history. Afternoon tea with pastries and cakes is served daily.
Scotch Bar – A bar in the purest English style, the Scotch Bar is decorated with wood accents and comfortable “Chester” armchairs. Open daily for cocktails, mixers, and dips.
In historical district
In business district
Full-service health spa nearby
In city center
In entertainment district
NEARBY POINTS OF INTEREST
Passeig de Gracia – 2 blocks
La Ramblas – 1 km (0.5 miles)
Old Town – 1 km (0.5 miles)
Cathedral – 1.5 km (1 mile)
City History Museum – 1.5 km (1 mile)
Picasso Museum – 1.5 km (1 mile)
Museum of Modern Art – 2 km (1 mile)
Old Port – 2 km (1 mile)
La Sagrada Familia and Gaudi Museum – 2.5 km (1.5 miles)
Maritime Museum – 2.5 km (1.5 miles)
Olympic Port and beaches – 3 km (2 miles)
Montjuic – 4.5 km (3 miles)
Nou Camp Stadium and the Museum of Football – 5.5 km (3 miles)
Park Guell – 5.5 km (3 miles)
Barcelona International Airport El Prat de Llobregat (BCN): Approximate driving time is 20 minutes and distance is 10 kilometers (16 miles).
Trains and yellow and black taxi cabs are available for transfer from the airport to the center of Barcelona. The Aerobus also serves terminals A and B and takes passengers to Plaza Catalunya and Plaza Espanya in central Barcelona.
The extensive underground train system (the Metro) connects the hotel with the rest of central Barcelona with most journeys taking less than 20 minutes. Passeig de Gracia, Tetuan and Urquinaona Metro stations are close to the hotel. The hotel can give advice on local bus services and order yellow and black taxi cabs on request.
Driving directions from El Prat Barcelona Airport: Take the highway, direction towards Barcelona. Then follow signs for the centre which will lead you onto Gran Via. The hotel is situated almost at the end of this street.
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 2 PM
Check-out time is Noon
Cardiovascular equipment, a multi-gym, and sauna are provided in the health center along with spa treatments. There is also a beauty parlor and hairdresser on the mezzanine floor.
Business facilities include spacious and well-lit meeting rooms with 1919 decor and modern audio-visual equipment, a business center, and wireless Internet access.
See a list of property amenities
Spa services on site
Complimentary newspapers in lobby
Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
Pool table nearby
Room service (24 hours)
Meeting rooms (small groups)
Internet access in public areas – high speed
Cell phone/mobile rental
Internet access in public areas – wireless
Safe-deposit box – front desk
24-hour front desk
Medical assistance available
Babysitting or child care
Coffee in lobby
Air-conditioned public areas
Massage – treatment room(s)
Breakfast available (surcharge)
Restaurant(s) in hotel
Limo or Town Car service available
Internet access in public areas – surcharge
Number of rooms: 122
Dry cleaning service
Airport transportation (surcharge)
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
Golf – miniature nearby
Water skiing nearby
Running track/path nearby
Bicycle rentals nearby
Boat launch nearby
Yoga classes/instruction nearby
Scooter/Moped Rentals nearby
Internet access – wireless
Internet access – surcharge
Massage – available in room
Child care (in room, surcharge)
Premium TV channel(s)
Hypo-allergenic bedding available
Extra towels/bedding in room
Cribs (infant beds) available
This hotel has 122 guestrooms, all of which have been restored to an early 20th-century style. Soft furnishings, curtains and bed covers have either blue or wine-red color schemes. Cream walls, solid wood furniture, and antique furnishings in each room help create a classical European style. High ceilings and large double-glazed windows result in light, airy rooms.