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Grand Hotel Central

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Buckinghamshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a brief 3 night stay in Barcelona staying at the Grand Hotel Central. It was a lovely hotel, good sized rooms, nicely styled and good bathrooms. We had adjoining rooms with our children taking up a corner of the hotel towards the back but high enough to look out over rooftops and without the noise of the busy...

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

Dear guest, We are so happy to know that you had a great stay while staying with your family. Also, it is very pleasant to know that you were satisfied with the location and view of your rooms. In regards to the Roof Top, we have been refurbishing our wooden floor to look spotless. I believe you had the chance...

uk
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 3 nights from 4th march 2017 ... on arriving we were greeted with drinks and a warm welcome. Room fantastic.. tv with english channels, beds made every day and turned down before sleep. Gorgeous bath/shower room with powerful hairdryer and complementary toiletries. immaculate throughout!! staff friendly and very helpful,rooftop pool area with bar stunning, breakfast always...

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

Dear Debra, Thank you very much for recommending Grand Hotel Central to other travellers. It seems we ticked all the boxes during your stay, from the amenities in our rooms to the service provided along with a fantastic breakfast offer. To be a must is what we look for and we can just hope to welcome you back in the...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the best experience at Grand Hotel Central in downtown Barcelona. The staff and management were extremely friendly, organized, and knowledgeable. Their pool and views are beautiful. Everything is closeby as well, so I was able to walk to most places very fast. I cannot wait to come back!

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

Dear aastakh, Thank you for having chosen Grand Hotel Central for your last stay in Barcelona. We are pleased to learn that our team provided a amazing experience making your stay the best time possible. We cannot wait to welcome you back ! Warm regards Jaime Estellés

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

LOVED this clean, quiet and nicely decorated hotel- while the bathroom was small and the layout was funky, it was clean, centrally located, had excellent and polite staff and an amazing restaurant. This hotel was quiet and had nice decor, but would have liked the bed to be a bit more comfortable.

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

Dear Jessica M, To have capital letter when starting your sentence and use the word LOVE is always a good start for us. We are glad you liked the decor and enjoy our service provided through a fantastic team. We take you comments on board, always, in regards to the bed and bathroom. We remind our guests they can always...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel staff is wonderful with impeccable service and courtesies. Hotel has modern amenities and comfortable sitting areas. A nice relaxed home feel. Great location in the heart of Barcelona. Concierge staff has been remarkable as well, always getting what we need!! Love the place.

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

Dear Dwix160, I am very happy to read your comments following your recent stay at Grand Hotel Central. We want to provide a home away from home from the moment you enter our fantastic hotel. The little touches, the details and relaxed ambience are a very important aspect for us. Along with this, our staff´s service. Great concierge always works...

Duluth, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first time to Barcelona and this hotel afforded me walking access to shops, sights, and great food. The staff read very kind and there room very clean. Only the workout room was a bit small with only one treadmill but who needs a treadmill with the water a mile away?

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

Dear Meagan B, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for having chosen Grand Hotel Central for your stay in Barcelona. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our location and our staff. I would like to thank you also for your constructive feedback in regards to the Gym, we do take your comments on board. Warm...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to escape the rainy London for a long weekend to recover from a very busy period at work. As soon as arrived in Barcelona life just got better and better. Started with the reception manager who was absolutely wonderful. Our room was clean and spacious with a massive bed. Literally we didn't find each other in the morning......

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

Dear Petra, Thank you for having chosen Grand Hotel Central for your last stay in Barcelona. We are pleased to know that you chose our property to relax from the vibrant London and that your room, specially the bed did its job of providing resting time. Our intention is not making you loose your partner but this was a good...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took one of our sons over to Barcelona for the weekend and booked Grand Hotel Central. We were very happy with our choice. Staff is great, very helpful in helping to organize, they arranged on our request a personalized FC Barcelona shirt for our boy. The suites are perfect for 3 persons, a little dark though with no view....

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time share you experience with other travellers. I am very glad to see that our team did follow your request to perfection and your son had the Barcelona T-shirt personalised ready. All the team at Grand Hotel Central is involved and focused on providing an unforgettable experience and I am sure your son...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can say enough about the amazing service provided by the front desk. Mark was an angel helping me change my flights when the local carrier wasn't responsive and my travel agent lost the reservation.

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

Dear Staciotoole, Thank you for such fantastic evaluation left for us. Our Front Desk team is always on the move to make sure our guests do not have to worry about anything during their stay. Mark is a clear example of Grand Hotel Central´s service. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Best regards Jaime Estellés

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel staff and the room was awesome. The top bar by the pool was being remodeled but was open later in our stay. Our room was on the 3rd floor and overlooked the Roman Wall out front of the hotel. View was awesome, but even on the 3rd floor when going to sleep you could still hear the rumble of...

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Dear frannie1215, Thank you for sharing your experience with other travellers. I am so pleased to read that our staff and location work out so well during your stay. Our pool was getting ready for another fantastic year and gladly you saw how it looks like. In regards to our location, you description explains perfectly why Grand Hotel Central is...

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: RM1,055 - RM2,619 (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
#15 Green Hotel in Barcelona
#17 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#18 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#32 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
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