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Grand Hotel Central

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#31 of 521 Hotels in Barcelona
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing! The hotel is beautiful. My boyfriend surprised me by proposing on the gorgeous rooftop by the infinity pool at sunrise. The staff was wonderful and even helped him throughout to make sure everything was perfect. They even brought us Cava to toast our engagement! It was perfect. We will certainly be coming back!

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

Dear kcarlsonvt, Thank you so much for your time in reviewing your stay with us. Our Sky Bar is a great place to dedicate a surprise and also very happy to see all was successful. I sincerely hope to welcome you back for you first anniversary. Warm regards Jaime Estellés

Ware, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect hotel, perfect location, lovely rooms, fab rooftop pool and bar but above all staff who cannot do enough for you. My husband had an upset tummy whilst there and wordlessly the batman sent up ginger and lemon tea to the room to help. Superb, thank you so much!

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

Dear Kittenzippy, Thank you kindly for reviewing your recent stay at Grand Hotel Central. I am very proud of our staff as they are first humans and then professionals. It is great to see they care so much. We hope your husband feels better now and looking forward to welcome you back in the very near future. Warm regards Jaime...

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from a 4 night stay at the Grand. The hotel was simply lovely. Position is excellent, on the boundary of the gothic quarter. Breakfasts great. Roof terrace very chilled. Deluxe room so comfortable. All staff were helpful, cheerful and a pleasure to deal with... a special thank you to Hernon, one of the concierges - very...

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

Dear Alan L, We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for having chosen Grand Hotel Central for your last stay in Barcelona. This property is located within "the real Barcelona" is a good starting point. Gladly Hernán has helped as he always does. I will definitely be passing your kind words to him. Warmest regards Jaime Estellés

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grand hotel central is a lovely hotel. From the second you step out of the cab to that sad moment you climb in to the cab when leaving, you are special and welcomed. The service and energy are superior. Must do is the pool bar to watch the sunset and to enjoy a martini rojo. Want a fun place to...

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

Dear StevenARoach, Your comments are fantastic. We are so proud that you have enjoyed our property even more if it was presented by our great staff. Please do no be sad for leaving, just come back as you will always be welcome here! Best regards Jaime Estellés

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great hotel to travel around Barca. Roof top pool is amazing the food is very good and a great lcoation for the beach. The rooms very comfortable the staff very friendly. I love this city and this hotel I would stay again.

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

Dear stevering2017, Thank you for your wonderful comments following your recent stay at Grand Hotel Central. We are very happy to know that you have enjoyed your stay thanks to the Sky Bar, our gastronomy and also the location. We hope to welcome you back very soon! Best regards Jaime Estellés

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't be happier with our stay at Grand Hotel Central. The location was perfect, surrounded by good bars, restaurants and many tourist sites within walking distance. The staff were welcoming, courteous and helpful. The room was comfy, stylish and spotless and rooftop bar and pool had fabulous views and were just what we needed at the end of a busy...

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

Dear stanmodo, I am so happy to learn that you have ended up very happy your stay with us. Our location is the best, our staff also and our rooms... a perfect spot to relax and enjoy Barcelona to the fullest. We sincerely hope to welcome you back in the very near future. Warm regards Jaime Estellés

St Andrews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really excellent hotel with exceptionally friendly, helpful staff and every facility you could wish for on a city break. The rooftop pool and bar work brilliantly for a daytime respite from sightseeing and a chilled spot for a cocktail to admire the city lights after dinner. The concierge, Mauro, deserves a special mention for recommending incredible restaurants...

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

Dear LMY11, All the team at Grand Hotel Central wants to thank you for dedicating such fantastic words for us. Our Rooftop bar is indeed the perfect spot for views, chill out and enjoy Barcelona´s weather. However if our guests want to enjoy outside Grand Hotel Central, Mauro is always available to make sure everybody leaves with a great impression...

Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the hotel itself is certainly among the best ones I have ever seen (breath-taking view from the rooftop, delicious breakfast, spacious rooms, comfy lobby, free cava-champagne in the mornings, among other things), the service quality was absolutely beyond anything I had ever experienced! From the initial pre-check in reception all the way to post-check out assistance, all crew members...

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

Dear Krystian O, Your review is outstanding. What you have described in these lines is what we want to achieve. Our public areas as well as the modernity of our rooms are combined in perfect harmony with the best service there is. I will be passing your comments to Alonso, a very important asset for us. Warmest regards Jaime Estellés

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had requested an early check in as we arrived in Barcelona at 10am and the hotel were so quick to accommodate our needs. I had booked this trip as a surprise for my husbands 30th birthday which I had told the hotel prior to our arrival so they upgraded us from a standard room to a superior and we...

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

Dear Ashlee S, Thank you for staying at Grand Hotel Central. We always try to assist in making special occasions very "special". Gladly my team has manage to do so and sincerely hope to welcome you back in the very near future. Warmest regards Jaime Estellés

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment I stepped out of the taxi to when I checked out, the hotel staff were very helpful and friendly. Breakfast options were great. Room was immaculate and very comfortable. Overall, very impressed with the service provided. I would definitely come back for business or personal holiday.

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

Dear bt2017101, I am very happy to see that your experience was satisfactory from minute one. A good combination of breakfast, room and service is what we want to deliver and sincerely hope to welcome you back for another great experience. Best regards, Jaime Estellés

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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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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • 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: $390 - $833 (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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