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Grand Hotel Central

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Miami
Reviewed 26 November 2014

This hotel exceeded my expectations. The rooms are clean & modern. The staff speaks perfect english and they are amazing at service. They never said no to us. I ran out of toothpaste, soap, oh bunch of stuff... and they gave me everything I needed with a smile. They went out of there way to make us feel welcomed. The...

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Reviewed 26 November 2014

The Grand Hotel Central is very nice, well situated and, as stated in the lift, the view from the roof is stunning !!! The room was large and had a good entertainment system. The staff is nice and helpful. The Breakfast is great. Only downside, my room had a nice view on..... the building opposite (which I could nearly touch...

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GM-GrandHotelCentral, Director General at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your nice comments. Good to know your overall stay was enjoyable. The rooms facing the back on the lower floors overlook the narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter. It is inevitable to be close to the buildings around. If you feel intimidated by this you can always ask for another room facing the front with...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2014

Great hotel and a perfect location. Loved the rooftop infinity pool. Amazing views. Large room with beautiful big window. Comfortable bed. Pool needs to be heated during cooler months so it is not so cold.

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Stokenchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2014

Stayed here for 4 nights during a business trip. The first night was by far the worst as the street noise (and building work) going on adjacent to my corner room made sleeping very difficult. It was only in the morning that I discovered one of my windows was not fully closing. A quick request to reception got this sorted...

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GM-GrandHotelCentral, Director General at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your comments. The hotel is suitable either for holidaymakers, short breaks or business. The location is very central and close to all the city attractions. My apologies for not having taken care of the window prior to your arrival, we would have avoided your unpleasant night. Happy to know you spoke to reception and...

Malmkoping, Sweden
Reviewed 21 November 2014

The Grand Hotel Central is an exquisit design hotel. The beds are comfortable and the rooms are fantastically decorated with interesting ways to use walls, storage etc. Beautiful and a new way of tackling things. Breakfast is great. Service impeccable. On the roof top is a fantastic eternety pool and a bar with a great view of Barcelona. It is...

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GM-GrandHotelCentral, Director General at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your GREAT comments but we did not achieve excellency this time... I hope you can come back soon and make your stay even better!! Best, Silvia de Blas. GM

Broughton in Furness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2014

This is a very nice hotel right in the centre of the city. We received a very warm welcome and throughout our stay the staff could not do enough to help us. Places and directions with a map provided by them with suggestions of where to eat and visit were very forthcoming. You can walk everywhere you want to visit...

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Huldenberg, Belgium
Reviewed 19 November 2014

nice hotel, trendy, excellent location, but quite noisy. Room for 3 are small. Good breakfast, very good coffe ( nespresso)excellent capuccino. strange bathroom, with only one lavabo. very nice roof terrasse

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GM-GrandHotelCentral, Director General at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing the pros and cons of your stay. A room for 3 adults could be tight especially when sharing the bathroom. All rooms in the hotel are made for double occupancy although we can fit an extra bed for a third person ( adult or children). We recommend having connecting rooms so there is room...

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 18 November 2014

The service is very good, all staff is very efficient. The room was very quiet and confortable. Location is great. It was a very pleasant to be very near of the gothic area. I recommend this hotel for all travelers.

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Reviewed 18 November 2014

Execellent! on all points, good service! Staff was eager to help att all times. hotel had great location. Near beach, restaurants, shopping. Nice comfortable beds and room. We will stay there next time again!

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GM-GrandHotelCentral, Director General at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Excellent is what we want to hear!!! Your comments help us improving day by day and we are very proud to deliver such an excellent service. We are looking forward to welcome you on your next stay. Best, Silvia de Blas. G.M.

Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 17 November 2014

This hotel is has a very good location. Staff is excellent and rooms are good. The hotel has a dark color decor which might be off putting but as a whole it is a good hotel. The roof top view is fantastic. Some construction near by but not a negative per-se

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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your kind comments with us. The decoration of the hotel in general is "darkish" which creates a relaxing atmosphere. Great to know you have enjoyed the location and services of the hotel. Our staff, as you have mentioned, are a great asset and we know it. They make the difference! Bets, Silvia de Blas....

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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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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • 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: $389 - $815 (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
#29 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
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