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Grand Hotel Central

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Malmkoping, Sweden
Reviewed 20 November 2014

The Grand Hotel Central is an exquisit design hotel. The beds are comfortable and the rooms are fantastically decorated with interesting ways to use walls, storage etc. Beautiful and a new way of tackling things. Breakfast is great. Service impeccable. On the roof top is a fantastic eternety pool and a bar with a great view of Barcelona. It is...

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GM-GrandHotelCentral, Director General at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your GREAT comments but we did not achieve excellency this time... I hope you can come back soon and make your stay even better!! Best, Silvia de Blas. GM

Broughton in Furness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2014

This is a very nice hotel right in the centre of the city. We received a very warm welcome and throughout our stay the staff could not do enough to help us. Places and directions with a map provided by them with suggestions of where to eat and visit were very forthcoming. You can walk everywhere you want to visit...

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Huldenberg, Belgium
Reviewed 18 November 2014

nice hotel, trendy, excellent location, but quite noisy. Room for 3 are small. Good breakfast, very good coffe ( nespresso)excellent capuccino. strange bathroom, with only one lavabo. very nice roof terrasse

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GM-GrandHotelCentral, Director General at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing the pros and cons of your stay. A room for 3 adults could be tight especially when sharing the bathroom. All rooms in the hotel are made for double occupancy although we can fit an extra bed for a third person ( adult or children). We recommend having connecting rooms so there is room...

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 18 November 2014

The service is very good, all staff is very efficient. The room was very quiet and confortable. Location is great. It was a very pleasant to be very near of the gothic area. I recommend this hotel for all travelers.

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Reviewed 18 November 2014

Execellent! on all points, good service! Staff was eager to help att all times. hotel had great location. Near beach, restaurants, shopping. Nice comfortable beds and room. We will stay there next time again!

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GM-GrandHotelCentral, Director General at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Excellent is what we want to hear!!! Your comments help us improving day by day and we are very proud to deliver such an excellent service. We are looking forward to welcome you on your next stay. Best, Silvia de Blas. G.M.

Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 17 November 2014

This hotel is has a very good location. Staff is excellent and rooms are good. The hotel has a dark color decor which might be off putting but as a whole it is a good hotel. The roof top view is fantastic. Some construction near by but not a negative per-se

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GM-GrandHotelCentral, Director General at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your kind comments with us. The decoration of the hotel in general is "darkish" which creates a relaxing atmosphere. Great to know you have enjoyed the location and services of the hotel. Our staff, as you have mentioned, are a great asset and we know it. They make the difference! Bets, Silvia de Blas....

New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 November 2014

We returned from a wonderful stay at the Grand Hotel Central. This hotel is in a great location. We had debated staying off Las Ramblas and that would have been a huge mistake given the noise/crowds and touristy spots on las Ramblas. This hotel is on a busy road between the Barri Gothic & el Born. It is just steps...

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GM-GrandHotelCentral, Director General at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Great to know your stay with us was so satisfactory. The hotel has an enviable location. As you have mentioned, the area has lots to offer from clothing to food, typical hand crafts....you name it! Very near from the main shopping district of Paseo de Gracia, the sea side and the port. I am happy to know you...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2014

If you're looking for unpretentious sophistication, prime location and an effortless place to call home while you're in Barcelona, look no further. We have nothing but good memories from this place! The rooftop has been named one of the Top 10 rooftops in the world on TripAdvisor, and when you get up there you will see why! The infinity pool...

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2014

We have just returned from a week in this wonderful find. Staff faultless in their attention to detail. Nothing too much trouble, it made our stay in Barcelona unforgettable and persuaded us to return. Special mention must be made of Saul and Sandrine. Front of house exceptional. Roof pool and sun area a haven. Could go on but you must...

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GM-GrandHotelCentral, Director General at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Your comments are highly appreciated. I will personally congratulate Sandrine and Saul to make your stay so enjoyable. The team in general is doing a great job and is showing everyday in your reviews. We are looking forward to welcome you very soon at the GHC!!! Best, Silvia de Blas. GM

chalo saint Mars
Reviewed 14 November 2014

Very nice hotel located in the heart of the old Barcelona. Very convenient location with a parking (quite expensive) next door. You can easily reach all the streets and typical restaurants of the area. The rooms are nice and well equipped and the breakfast is fantastic.

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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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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: ₹ 14,224 - ₹ 38,312 (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
#14 Green Hotel in Barcelona
#17 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#18 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#32 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
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