Airport Convenience and near Diagonal Avenue
Capital of Catalunya and a place of constant fascination. A mixture
of modern, gothic and modernist, with wonderful architecture, museums,
cathedrals and other places to visit. Visit our photo galleries for
more information on the available tourism options in this exciting city
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A Whistle-stop Tour of Barcelona,
Spain by Anne Sewell
Visiting Barcelona, with limited
time? There is so much to see in this fascinating city, which would
normally take at least a week, but it is possible to see the major highlights
in a couple of days too. I would highly recommend the following:
The Gaudí masterpieces:
1. Temple de la Sagrada Familia
- or Temple of the Sacred Family - Gaudí's unfinished masterpiece
and a must-see in Barcelona. A fascinating combination of the original
architects' vision (Martorell and De Villar), combined with the magic of
Gaudí. Unfortunately Gaudí passed away before the work
was complete. Construction still continues on this amazing building
and your entry fee helps towards this.... Read
Western Hotel Alfa Aeropuerto, Barcelona The Best Western Hotel Alfa
Aeropuerto is located in Barcelona, Spain, two kilometers from Barcelona
International Airport. Montjuic, the National Museum of Catalonia and Plaza
d'Espanya are within five kilometers of the hotel. Las Ramblas and the
Gothic Quarter are six kilometers away. Complimentary shuttle service to
and from the airport and select local attractions is available. The hotel
serves buffet-style breakfasts daily. A la carte entrees, daily specials
and a wine list are available in the Gran Mercat restaurant, which specializes
in seasonal and international cuisines. Drinks and light snacks are offered
in the lounge bar, which also features a television. Recreational amenities
include an indoor pool, sauna and fitness room with cardiovascular equipment.
The hotel offers complimentary wireless Internet access. Complimentary
private parking is provided in the hotel's garage.
Ciutat Del Prat, El Prat De Llobregat, Barcelona Hotel Ciutat Del Prat is
located in El Prat De Llobregat, the industrial suburb of Barcelona, Spain.
The hotel stands less than two kilometers from Barcelona Airport and offers
complimentary pick-up and drop-off service. Among the nearby attractions,
Placa de Sant Jaume, the famous Gothic Quarter square, is located seven
kilometers from the hotel. Palau Sant Jordi, the Olympic sports centre,
also stands seven kilometers away. Hotel Ciutat Del Prat welcomes guests
in a contemporary-style lobby featuring expansive ceilings and polished
marble floors. Aiming to rejuvenate, the hotel offers a fitness center,
sauna and indoor pool surrounded by lounge chairs. Sinfonia Restaurant
serves specialty entrees in an elegant dining room furnished with antique-style
furniture, white linens and chandeliers.
Barcelona Aeropuerto, Barcelona The Tryp Barcelona Aeropuerto
Hotel is situated next to Barcelona Airport, and one kilometre from the
train station. Placa d'Espanya is 7.5 kilometres away, and the sights in
Barcelona's centre are 15 kilometres from the hotel. The modern hotel
is decorated in a minimalist style, and offers complimentary shuttle transfers
to and from Barcelona Airport. Wireless Internet access is available for
a surcharge in the lobby, and a parking garage is available on site (surcharge).
The hotel also offers a fitness centre. Each morning a breakfast
buffet is available for a surcharge. Restaurante Mediterraneo also serves
lunch and dinner daily, and a lobby bar opens throughout the day. There
are 205 air-conditioned guestrooms available at the Tryp Barcelona Aeropuerto
Hotel, featuring contemporary decor with light colours and pale oak wood
Avenida Diagonal (Diagonal Avenue)
the main avenue in Barcelona. Diagonal crosses the city, which gave it
the name Diagonal, and reaches to the sea. There are many wonderful boutiques
and shops to be found - a shopper's paradise.
Derby Barcelona One block from Plaza Francesc
Macià and the chic shops of the Diagonal district, Hotel Derby is
located two blocks from the trade fair centre and three kilometres from
the Gothic Quarter. Local attractions include Gaudi's La Pedrera (Casa
Mila) and the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, both less two kilometres
from the hotel. Las Ramblas Boulevard is two and a half kilometres away,
and the Picasso Museum and the Joan Miró Foundation are three kilometres
away. For dining, Restaurant Epsom serves traditional Mediterranean
cuisine with a local Catalan influence and is open for buffet breakfast,
lunch and à la carte dinner. The restaurant boasts six original
Joan Miró paintings on its walls. The Scotch Bar features an open
fire and serves a wide selection of drinks and light snacks and the is
also a bright coffee shop, used by locals and hotel guests alike, which
serves teas, coffees, pastries, wines, and beers. The business centre offers
complimentary high-speed, wireless Internet access...
Hotel Covadonga, Barcelona The HCC Hotel Covadonga
is located in the city center of Barcelona, Spain, along Avinguda Diagonal,
the city's main thoroughfare. Las Ramblas, Plaza Catalunya and Park Guell
are within two kilometers of the hotel. The Gothic Quarter and the Picasso
Museum are three kilometers away. Barceloneta Beach is four kilometers
from the hotel. Marble floors, decorative cornices and a sparkling
chandelier complement the hotel's early 20th-century design. Buffet-style
breakfasts and cafeteria services, including a full bar, are offered on
site. Room service is also available. Business amenities include
functional suites, meeting rooms and complimentary wireless Internet access.
Discounted admission to a nearby fitness center, and laundry and dry cleaning
services are available.
Rey Juan Carlos I, Barcelona The high-rise Hotel Rey
Juan Carlos I is located in Barcelona, Spain, within two kilometres of
Camp Nou stadium and six kilometres from Las Ramblas. The nearest metro
station is Zona Universitaria. Open for breakfast (surcharge), lunch
and dinner, Café Polo has a daily themed menu ranging from Catalan
to Basque dishes. A long, extensive buffet table and furnishings divide
the restaurant into an informal area with timber chairs and a more elegant
and formal area. The Garden Restaurant, in the exotic garden, offers a
modern Mediterranean menu. The low-lit Aris Bar resembles an old-style
cocktail bar, and mixed drinks and cocktails are its speciality. The Royal
Fitness health spa (surcharge) features a gym, two heated indoor pools,
jetted tubs, sauna, steam bath, aroma cabins and hydro-massage showers.
There's a heated outdoor pool open all year.
Arenas Hotel, Barcelona The Husa Arenas is a five-story
hotel close to the city's business district and shopping boutiques, set
250 meters from the Palau Reial Gardens. The hotel restaurant serves international
dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with fixed price meals and a la
carte menus. The hotel houses a modern conference room. Guests can
relax with a drink or specialty coffee in the bar, or use the Internet
services (surcharge applies). In the evening, guests can take a pleasant
stroll to the nearby Palau Reial Gardens, or visit the scenic Parc Guell,
which is 600 meters away. Other attractions such as Montjuic, Casa Milà,
and Pavelló Mies van der Rohe, are all within three kilometers of
the hotel. The 60 air-conditioned guestrooms have simple yellow and blue
décor and modern wood furnishings.
L'illa Hotel, Barcelona The Husa L'illa hotel is
located in the Diagonal District of Barcelona, Spain, one-and-one-half
kilometers from the L'illa Diagonal shopping mall. La Pedrera and the Thyssen-Bornemisza
Collection are two kilometers away. Las Ramblas, the Gothic Quarter and
Gaudi's Sagrada Familia cathedral are within three-and-one-half kilometers
of the hotel. Olympic Port and Barceloneta Beach are within five kilometers.
The Husa L'illa hotel includes the Amesis Restaurant, which specializes
in Mediterranean cuisine. Daily offerings include buffet-style breakfasts,
a la carte specialties and set menus for lunch. Tea, coffee and alcoholic
drinks are available throughout the day. Guestrooms feature cherry
wood furniture and mirrored double wardrobes. Satellite television and
dial-up Internet access are available.
Barcelona Hotel, Barcelona The Melia Barcelona is located
in Barcelona, Spain. La Sagrada Familia is two kilometres away, the Picasso
Museum is four kilometres away, and Las Ramblas is at a five kilometre
distance. The nearest metro station is situated 500 metres from the hotel.
The hotel houses a fitness room, and the onsite spa offers an indoor pool,
sauna, steam room, and massage area. The multilingual concierge is on hand
to provide sightseeing advice, and those arriving by car will find garage
parking available. Further amenities include 24-hour room service
and dry cleaning facilities. The Melia Barcelona houses two restaurants,
a cafeteria, and a piano bar. The hotel houses the Espai Sarria conference
centre with seven meeting rooms.
Sofia Gran Hotel, Barcelona The high-rise Princesa Sofia
Gran Hotel is located in the Diagonal financial district of Barcelona,
Spain. The hotel is one block from the Royal Palace and two blocks from
Barcelona Football Club's Camp Nou stadium. Gaudi's La Pedrera, the Gothic
Quarter and the lively promenades of Las Ramblas are within four kilometres.
Contraste restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine in three dining areas.
A la carte, buffet and set menu options are available. The ground-floor
restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. Drinks are on offer in the
hotel's indoor bar and poolside bar. The hotel has indoor and outdoor
pools. Guests can relax by the pool in a sun lounger, and enjoy drinks
on the terrace. The spa offers saunas, a spa tub, hydrotherapy treatments,
beauty services and in-room massage treatments (surcharges apply).