Situated just a 10 minute walk from Plaza Catalunya and La Rambla, you couldn’t ask for a better location to explore the city and number one tourist attractions such as La Sagrada Familia, Parc Guell and the beach. Transport links here are excellent so you can cover a lot of ground with ease as well as being a convenience should you wish to venture out during the evenings to another part of town. That said, you could easily get away with walking to most attractions from this location, and when the architecture’s this beautiful, it’s no wonder many tourists choose to do just this.
This three star Secret Hotel boasts a hoard of modern facilities, including an outdoor swimming pool, gym, solarium, restaurant and bar to give you the ultimate relaxing holiday. Rest assured that there is also 24 hour reception and concierge services. The staff will be more than happy to help should you need assistance with car rental or theatre reservations.
Guest rooms include cable plasma screen television, hairdryer, safe and en-suite bathroom with shower/bathtub. The hotel also caters for business travellers through their facilities which include audio/visual equipment, conference rooms and banqueting centre.
Our top picks close to this hotel
Bubbleparc theme park is situated in port vell, overlooking the sea, prides itself on being a healthy and innovative fun day out for children and parents. Rides range from the Bungydome, with an 8m jump, to electric boats for little ones.
Treat your better half to a night of culture at the Palau de la Musica Catalana, where concerts range from chamber music to jazz. If you can’t get tickets for a concert, then take a tour around this beautiful modernist masterpiece.
Plaza Catalunya is right on the doorstep of this hotel, and offers some of the best shopping in Barcelona. Lose yourself in the three Corte Ingles department stores, stock up on the latest gadgets in Apple or simply take advantage of the low cost local brands such as Blanco and Zara.
Spend the day in El Born, a trendy neighbourhood bursting with great places to eat and shop. This traditional part of the city is a great place to people watch and take in local life.
For Eating Out
For a delicious brunch, try Milk Bar & Bistro. This international restaurant is popular with tourists and locals alike for their fresh ingredients and generous portions. The eggs benedict are highly recommended.
Barcelona’s Ice Bar is a truly unique experience, located at the beach, with everything made entirely out of ice including the cocktail glasses.