Grand Hotel Central, Barcelona Overview
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Grand Hotel Central Hotel Overview
From 1st November 2012 a tourist tax of EUR 2.48 per person (from the age of 16) per night applies, with a maximum of 7 nights' charge per person.
Internationally recognised chef Ramon Freixa invites you to experience Ávalon, a warm and modern space where you can enjoy a dining pleasure that is a treat for all your senses at any time of the day. Indulge in breakfast, lunch or dinner, or simply relax with a glass of wine or perhaps a cheeky cocktail. Considered the best chef in Spain, Freixa takes traditional Catalan dishes and adapts them to create modern and innovative food while always using seasonal products. Ávalon pays homage to day-to-day cooking whilst incorporating Freixa’s creativity and ingenuity.
Sky Bar, located in one of the most spectacular pools in the city centre, is a privileged experience exclusive to guests. The bar provides spectacular views of the neighbouring Born district and is the perfect place to enjoy a drink in a relaxing environment before a good dinner in Ávalon Restaurant.
Elevator, Air-conditioning, Access for disabled, Multilingual staff, Bicycle rentals, City maps, Historic building, Newspapers
Laundry service, 24-hour front desk, 24-hour room service, Dry cleaning/laundry service, Wake-up calls, Limousine service, Ironing service, Concierge, Fax service, Luggage storage, Tourist information, Bell boy, Shuttle service
Paid parking is possible near the hotel.
Wi-Fi Internet free of charge in all rooms and general areas (lobby/reception etc.)
By bus, from Barcelona-El Prat International airport: Take the Aerobus outside the airport and get off at 'Plaa Catalunya'. The hotel is within walking distance of the station. The Aerobus service normally runs every 15-minutes. You can catch it from outside all 3 airport terminals.
By train, from Barcelona-El Prat International airport: Take the RENFE train R10 to 'Passeig de Grcia' train station. The hotel is a 10-minute walk from the station.
Grand Hotel Central, Barcelona Hotel Details
Located right in the centre of the city, next to Barcelona’s cathedral, Grand Hotel Central Barcelona offers spectacular views of the entire Gothic district and the ancient city walls. From the hotel, the most well-known highlights can be comfortably reached, such as Las Ramblas, the shopping area around Plaza Cataluña, as well as the most visited museums and the seafront. Nearby you will find the city’s most fashionable area El Born district, full of surprising shops, designer bars and restaurants scattered throughout its narrow streets.
One of the most outstanding features of the Grand Hotel is the inviting rooftop pool with breathtaking views of the city. The building retains many of the classic elements of the original structure and combines a host of contemporary features and luxurious touches to create this timeless hotel. The Avalon Restaurant and Café, where breakfast, lunch and dinner are served, is the ideal place to savour real Mediterranean cuisine, created by the prestigious chef Ramon Freixa. You will have the opportunity to enjoy fresh, Mediterranean dishes that combine seasonal produce with the very best of Catalan cuisine. In addition, the hotel offers 24 hr laundry service and room service.
Each of the 147 quiet and spacey rooms in Grand Hotel Central Barcelona is the perfect combination of contemporary style and warm tones, with great attention to detail. All of them are completely soundproofed and have a DVD and MP3 player, a work desk and a safe that can be used for a laptop. In the rooms you find a mini bar and independent heating/air conditioning. The bathrooms are equipped with anti-steam mirror with make-up light, a professional hair dryer and ergonomic bathroom slippers. The beds have 100% Egyptian cotton sheets.