What better way to explore Barcelona, than basing yourself in the very heart of the city and Barcelona´s best loved street La Rambla! This iconic street runs from Plaza Catalunya and along the gothic quarter and ends minutes from the sea and marina, enabling you to indulge in the history and culture that this beautiful city has to offer. As if the location wasn’t enough of a lure, this Secret Hotel oozes with luxury and elegance to ensure only the most relaxing and comfortable stay.
This five star hotel benefits from 24 hour security and concierge, valet parking and air conditioning. Available facilities also include limousine service, a wellness area with spa treatments, fitness centre and WIFI, to ensure a truly opulent break. For those travelling on business, the hotel offers a range of business facilities to utilise your time effectively. These include audio/visual equipment, conference rooms, executive lounge and secretarial services as well as photocopying, printing and fax facilities.
As you would expect from a five star hotel, all the rooms are finished to a very high standard, complete with flatscreen cable TV, daily housekeeping, safe with notebook plug, iron/ironing board and trouser press. The Ensuite bathroom includes bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, telephone, hair dryer and makeup mirror.
Our top picks close to this hotel
Head down to Barcelona Zoo for a fun filled family day out. Highlights include the dolphin show, the bornean orangutans and hippos! Theres lots of restuarants and bars to choose from but if it´s sunny, why not pack a picnic to enjoy in one of the designated picnic areas.
Just minutes from your hotel is Cocktail Bar Boadas, an old school cocktail bar in the style of a speakeasy, where the waiters still wear dickie bows. It´s the perfect way to start your evening and feel truly transported back in time.
There´s no better way to experience spanish life than spending a morning at La Boqueria food market, just minutes from your hotel on the Rambla. This is your chance to try the local delicacies and experience a traditional spanish market first hand. Be sure to try the catalan sausages served on sticks and the local homemade chocolates.
Plaza Catalunya boasts an array of shops including spanish favourites Zara and Mango. If you’re after some serious shopping however, head to the Corte Ingles department stores in the Plaza which include designer and high street brands, electronics and beauty products.
For eating out
You’ll be spoilt for choice on where to eat in Barcelona, but no stay would be complete without some traditional tapas. Head into one of the many tapas bars along the Rambla and sample local delicacies such as patatas bravas, ham croquettes and calamares.
Clubs in Spain don’t tend to get going till 2am! If you think you can handle it, then head down to Barceloneta to one of the city´s best loved clubs, Opium Mar. Right on the beach, this club is a favourite among tourists and locals alike.