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Grand Hotel Central

Orbitz.comUSD 350*
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#30 of 514 Hotels in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeadersSilver level
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 402*
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a perfect hotel in every way. The staff are extremely helpful and the rooms are immaculate. Situated just on the edge of the Gothic district, the hotel is walking distance from many of the city's top museums and sights. My room was a the back at the hotel with a stunning view, and it was very quiet. I...

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Ridgefield, CT, USA
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We travel the world as tourists frequently and this was our first time at this hotel. Being Starwood gold members we were upgraded to a nice large quiet room. Everyone on the staff made an effort to help us and all were well trained and very nice. We'll be back next time we're in Barcelona.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel will always be one of my favorites. The service was amazing. Every person that we talked to was friendly and helpful. The two best parts of the hotel are the location and the rooftop pool/bar. You cannot beat the location of this hotel. It is right in the middle of the Gothic Quarter which after a week in...

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

Dear Amy, Thank you for sharing your experience with other travellers. Our location does not admit comparison when trying to explore Barcelona. We are in the heart of Gothic quarter and El Borne, the real Barcelona. If our guests had a long day, the second best part of the hotel is definitely the Roof Top where the Sky meets the...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 4 nights on a city break. Ate at the restaurant one evening, and spent a day relaxing at the sky bar. The staff were brilliant from check in to check out, friendly, funny and engaging throughout.

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

Dear Phillip, Thank you very much for your kind comments following your recent stay at Grand Hotel Central. It is fantastic to know that you spent time at the hotel and enjoyed the facilites throughout. Our staff is always in a good mood and that is a plus, they will be very happy to welcome you back. Warm regards Jaime...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place, bed wonderful, room great, just always need to ask for shampoo and things but then again mini bar is free... Roof deck is amazing, night up there fabulous great selection of wines staff super nice.

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

Dear tricoman, Thank you on behalf of everyone at Grand Hotel Central for your review. We are thrilled to learn that you enjoyed your stay throughout. Regarding the replacement of toiletries, we will definitely look into these mistakes and will improve thanks to your feedback. Warm regards, Jaime Estellés

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location: central and near the Gothic quarter and the Marina. Good for taxis. Arrival: the hotel is modern with attractive decor, The staff are friendly and welcoming. Rooms: various sizes but my room was a reasonable size and I have stayed in much smaller rooms. Here there was easily enough space to walk all around the big bed. Wifi: good...

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

Dear Simon, Your review is very impressive! Please allow me to express my happiness to receive such positive review. To learn that your room, gastronomy and Sky Bar had made your stay an excellent one is just perfect. Please do visit us again, we will be delighted to welcome you very soon! Best regards Jaime Estellés

Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted a great hotel for the first leg of our honeymoon and this place exceeded our expectations. From the second we landed in Barcelona, the Grand Hotel Central was very accommodating to our needs. We landed earlier than expected and they arranged for early check in without hesitation (or any additional charges), treated us like royalty from the second...

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

Dear Kaitlin, We are very proud to have been the first part of your honeymoon and had succeeded. It is very important to us to know that you felt very well looked after as well as have enjoyed our facilites such the amazing Sky Bar. We hope to welcome you back very soon for another great stay. Warm regards Jaime...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One night at this hotel prior to commencing a 12 day small group tour of northern Spain. Excellent location and good standard hotel. All staff were great and made us feel completely at home in every respect. Great breakfast selection. Room was compact but very comfortable. Only a stones throw to Cathedral and Catalonia Place and a fantastic food market...

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

Dear John T, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We are very happy to have provided an excellent stay and made you feel at home. We hope to welcome you back for your next trip to Spain. Warm regards Jaime Estellés

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...

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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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  • 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: $418 - $871 (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
#27 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!”
richardtX7137BO, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Executive Room is Excellent. Concierge is excellent for suggesting activities”
kimianks, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“I do not believe there is a bad room, very quiet”
Repligator, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“High always better in cities for quiet and views”
carolined991, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Always ask for a corner room ”
1Omegas, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
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