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Grand Hotel Central

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Lovely hotel. Very close to everything with great views over the city. It is great to finish a long day visit with a swim in the pool which offers such amazing views over the city. You can see La Sagrada familia from some of the rooms so ask for that side of the hotel if you can. We did not...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 31 October 2014 via mobile

What a great place ! Service was exquisite, great location, quiet rooms, breakfast very nice, but above all...rooftop pool ! Wow ! Can't wait to come back, had such a nice place in Catalonia ! The restaurants and bars, the beach, the old city, the museums...

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Berri, Australia
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Four days in this beautiful hotel, the staff welcoming and helpful, clean, quiet and a view to be seen. Wheelchair accessible in every way possible, we cannot say enough of this outstanding hotel, your sangrias were the best Marvin. Walking distance to many sites of importance, great location.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Three days in Barcelona was amazingly good and lived up to all our expectations. From this Hotel which is ideally situated was within easy walking distance of all the sites. We did have a loose itinerary and managed to cover most of it; the Sagrada Familia, The Picasso Museum, Gaudi etc eating and drinking in many of the marvellous restaurants...

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Tavares
Reviewed 28 October 2014

We had an outstanding visit, our first, to Barcelona. The Hotel was perfect. Everyone was super friendly and very helpful. The hotel is centrally located and we were able to walk to many of the sites. The breakfast buffet offered a variety of choices. Loved the roof top pool and bar. Great view of the city. Would highly recommend this...

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

Thank You!!!!! Your kind words are a great inspiration to our day to day duties. We will continue to work hard to maintain this level. Looking forward to welcome you very soon. Best Regards, Silvia de Blas, G.M.

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 28 October 2014

I highly recommend this hotel. The staff was exceptionally friendly and helpful, the room was very comfortable and well outfitted, great location but the rooftop deck was the "piece de resistance" ...I could stay there for hours enjoying cocktails and the incredible views. The infinity pool seemed to flow over the edge of the building ....awesome!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2014

A great location, stylish hotel and friendly staff. Just make sure you get a room that is not on the street at a low floor level if you want some sleep. I had a superior room on the 2nd floor and it was noisy. Several years go I stayed in one of the upper rooms at the other side of...

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Reviewed 28 October 2014

Close to the metro station, nice and clean but very small room, good wi-fi coverage, great terrace with sky bar and the pool, noisy night due to traffic on the street (window wasn't fully closed by mistake), comfortable restaurant, rich breakfast.

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

Dear Guest, I am sorry to hear that your experience at the hotel was not fully satisfactory due to the noise and room size. Please, always ask reception in order to help out with any needs or issues you might encounter during your stay. It is our duty to have everything perfect and checked before guests arrivals but we are...

Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

This was our first visit to Barcelona and this hotel, overall impressed with location, hotel comfort and staff. The roof terrace bar excellent way of ending the day. Being picky but breakfast seating a bit slow even thou tables are available, can only assume this is because Carlos is trying to be very helpful and serve everyone that sits down...

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

Great to hear you have enjoyed the hotel. Buffet breakfast can get a bit busy during pick times in the morning even though Carlos tries hard to sit every guest at a time. The restaurant opens at 7 and closes at 11:30 week days and until 12 during weekends. Room service is also available for breakfast in your room. We...

Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

When I stay in a 5 star hotel paying 5 star prices I expect everything to be perfect. On the morning of departure our early morning call was 20 minutes late, resulting in unnecessary rushing. Then on checkout there was a problem with the credit card terminal resulting in delays and a near missed flight. Having said that however the...

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

Dear Guest, My deepest apologies for what happened with your wake up call. I have already spoken to reception to revise procedures so this won´t happen again. It is a pity this important detail ruined your stay but happy to know we are going to get a second chance. This time will be perfect for sure!!! Do not hesitate to...

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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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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • 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
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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: ₹ 15,582 - ₹ 38,759 (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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“Rooms are of a very good standard however the views from them not particularly great owing to hotel's central location.”
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“Rooms to the rear of the hotel are recommended, as Via Laietana is a VERY busy street.”
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