In the summer 2009, we spent 6 days in this great hotel.
It lies almost at the beach, and has many of the attractions in walking distance.
At the roof, there is a pool - a very populare one - with a great view. There's not as many sunbeds as guest, witch makes kind of an unpolite culture. Many guest are quite selfish, so often there are towels on all the beds while "the owners of the towels" are either sleeping or eating breakfast.
Luckly there is one other pool, at the ground floor, and you also have 1 minute walk to the beach.
The hotel is beautiful and the staff is very friendly. The rooms are great with good space and we got a nice view.
The food tasted very good but is totally overpriced. Especially the breakfast - ridicolously expencive. I think it was about 250 norwegian kroner pr.p.
With that said, I have to brag about the town. I really love Barcelona. It's one of my favourite places. It has EVERYTHING.
I would recomend the sighseeing buses, witch you can hop on and off as you please.
Sagrada Familia and La Pedrera (Gaudi's work) are among the most populare attractions in Barcelona. But be prepared for long queue. Casa Batllo and Casa Amatller both looks like they're made of sugar and is worth a look.
Also the view from Museum National D'Art is stunning.
Font Magica is worth a visit when the show is on - fantastic.
We paid both the aqarium and the zoo a visit. In the zoo you get sea-lion- show and dolphin- show, witch I think is quite cute :)
We also took a trip with a Katamaran (sailboat) and enjoyed the sight of Barcelona from a sea- perspective.
I could go on even further with tips and suggestions, but - take a trip to Barcelona and experience everything yourself :)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Barcelona, Port Olímpic, only 50 metres from the beach.An ideal location next to the beach and an excellent starting point, no matter what your reason for visiting Barcelona.Our prime location features fast connections to the airport and the main roads leading into the city. Taxis, the underground metro, buses and trams are just a few meters away from the hotel... plus a relaxing stroll alongside Barcelona's beautiful beaches will bring you to the world-famous Rambles. A 20-minute walk in the opposite direction will lead you to the new Diagonal Mar district with its famous Barcelona Forum Convention Centre, the flagship of the new Barcelona.All rooms are touched with contemporary design and are fully furnished and fitted to provide optimal comfort. The hotel's extensive common areas are filled with natural Mediterranean light and offer a luxurious view of our private interior garden.Our personalised service and commitment thrives on meeting your needs so that you can make the most of your stay in Barcelona.Pullman Barcelona Skipper is the ideal hotel that combines business and leisure, creating a product that can offer you the best in services and technology to ensure success, combined with premium recreation and comfort. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Pullman Barcelona Skipper Hotel Barcelona
- Ab Skipper Barcelona
- Hotel Ab Skipper