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Grand Hotel Central

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Grand Central Hotel for 3 nights in February... From the moment our cab pulled up outside we knew we had chosen the right hotel. Stunning contemporary design and the most helpful and friendly staff ever. We got upgraded to a superior room and was taken upstairs and shown all the great features and...

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Thatcham, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

My husband and I stayed at the grand hotel central in February. The location of the Hotel is brilliant... and the service is fantastic all of the staff members are friendly and helpful. The cocktails are amazing (pricey) but it's a central city location. We booked via BA and used the the Mr & Mrs Smith signature hotels, with this...

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed in this hotel for honeymoon in 2010 and stil did not forget. Hotel is on a perfect location, rooms are very clean and modern. They upgraded our room because of our honeymoon. Service was also very good.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed at this wonderful hotel beginning of last year and I must say I was really impressed by its service. My room was overlooking the back of the hotel and although it was a standard room I really liked the design and had a wonderful sleep. Really comfy bed and last but not least, their pool area... wow! Not warm...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel was very good and nice, nice decor and facilities, extremelly well located, very close to Las Ramblas, but without all the nice and people that is associated to that street. However what it trully sets it apart is the exepctional service. I stayed there for four nights to celebrate my 10 year wedding anniversary and I could not...

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Wellington, Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I teach hospitality service in my career and quite often find that my service standards are higher because of it. Grand Hotel Central did not disappoint. They were attentive, friendly and accommodating. They are the example that I will use in my future classes as to what hospitality service should entail. A wonderful experience.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We wanted a central location in Barcelona and looked for a hotel that wasn't too big and had a boutique appeal. The Grand Central is grand, and central. Room was lovely, clean and extremely quiet even though the hotel itself was busy. Breakfasts were more early lunch in our case and excellent. Would definitely recommend this hotel and hope to...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location and a very comfortable hotel with large room and beautiful, modern finishes. Easy access to El Born and Gothic Quarter. Amazing, warm welcome and customer service. Would definitely stay here again.

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

Dear mtgoulding, Thank you very much for giving us top rating! I am pleased to read that you appreciate our location and rooms, our location is perfect to discover this amazing city. I will personally explain to all our staff the excellent words you dedicate to them, our motto is giving our guests the best service possible. We are looking...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we arrived on our 4 night stay ,we were treated to a great balance of friendly and efficient service without the sometimes overpowering you get in some 5 star hotels. Our room was first class,clean,modern with all facilities. We took breakfast every day in the hotel and the choice was very good catering for all,even gluten free...

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

Dear Rocketron2016, Thank you for sharing your kind opinion on TripAdvisor following your stay in Grand Hotel Central. We are delighted to learn that you had an excellent stay with us, thank you for giving us the opportunity to change your opinion about the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back to Grand Hotel Central in Barcelona soon! Warm...

Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Grand Hotel Central is aptly named, for its centrally located for easily seeing the "must" see places in Barcelona. The staff was extremely helpful in answering all questions and giving guidance. We had wonderful breakfasts each morning with a wide range of choices.

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Dear Mr.Dean F, Thank you for your stunning review describing your incredible experience at the Grand Hotel Central. We are pleased you discovered this Barcelona must with it's service, attention and luxury details that made your stay memorable. I will personally inform to all our staff your fantastic words about them, they are truly our most important value. We will...

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $277 - $745 (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
#14 Green Hotel in Barcelona
#17 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#18 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#31 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
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