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in the Las Ramblas Area, Barcelona, Spain
Capital of Catalunya and a place of constant fascination. A mixture
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HOTELS - LAS RAMBLAS AREA
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Grand Marina Hotel Barcelona
The Eurostars Grand Marina
hotel is set on a pier jutting out into the Mediterranean Sea in Barcelona,
Spain. Overlooking La Ramblas and the Gothic Quarter, the hotel is adjacent
to the World Trade Center. The Eurostars Grand Marina hotel's bijoux Aire
de Mar restaurant serves a seasonal menu in a wood-floored dining room.
The gourmet set meal includes dishes like oysters with cauliflower cream
and Beluga caviar. There's a seasonal outdoor café and room service
is available 24 hours a day. The hotel's rooftop pool (open early
June to mid-September) and well-equipped gym overlook the city and the
sea. There are two saunas and a jetted spa. Decorated to evoke the
style of a passenger ship, the Eurostars Grand Marina hotel's 273 air-conditioned
guestrooms feature cherrywood and pine furnishings, and hardwood floors.
Rooms feature high-speed Internet connections, satellite television and
Hotel Central, Barcelona
Built in 1926, this seven-floor
hotel is situated in Barcelona's Gothic quarter, just 300 metres from the
bustling Ramblas. Guests can head for the rooftop pool and sun deck with
its panoramic views of the city or work out at the fitness centre. Motorists
will find nearby garage parking or the hotel can arrange an airport transfer
(surcharge). Placa Catalunya square is 300 metres away and Gaudi's Sagrada
Familia cathedral is one kilometre from the hotel. At the Actual
Restaurant and Café diners can enjoy a main meal or tapas selection
in a contemporary setting where local Catalan dishes and Mediterranean
specialities are on offer. Room service is on offer round the clock,
and staff at the 24-hour front desk can provide concierge services, exchange
currency have use of a fully equipped business centre and those with laptops
can take advantage of wireless Internet.
Barcelona Catedral, Barcelona
Hotel Barcelona Catedral
is a modern corner hotel situated in Barcelona city centre 200 metres from
the cathedral and eight blocks from the Picasso Museum. Guests can visit
the cathedral 200 metres away, take a stroll along the lively Las Ramblas
three blocks away, enjoy an evening at the opera four blocks away, or spend
a day at the beach two kilometres away. Guests can start the day with an
invigorating work out at the gym or swim lengths of the outdoor pool. The
restaurant, 4 Capellans, serves healthy Mediterranean food in contemporary
surroundings with outside seating and a relaxed atmosphere. Alternatively
the Terrace Bar offers a simple menu in an informal setting. The concierge
can advise on Barcelona's wealth of attractions, and guests can enjoy a
complimentary tour of the old quarter and sign-up for cooking and wine-tasting
Barcelona Universal, Barcelona
The Hotel Barcelona Universal
is in Barcelona, Spain less than one kilometer from Barcelona landmarks
including the Maritime Museum, La Ramblas and Old Town. The hotel is less
than three kilometers from the City History Museum and Museum of Modern
Art. Built in 2001, the Hotel Barcelona Universal's lobby features clean
lines in the furniture complimented by light floor tiles and shades of
blue in the fabrics. The 24-hour front desk offers currency exchange and
translation services. Medea restaurant serves buffet style breakfasts
and a la carte lunch and dinners. The unheated rooftop swimming pool is
open year round. The terrace surrounding the pool offers views of the city.
The hotel offers a fitness area, also on the roof. The Hotel Barcelona
Universal's 166 guestrooms offer amenities that include minibars and private
bathrooms. In-room massages are available for a fee. The guestrooms all
offer high-speed Internet access.
Hotel Paral.lel in Barcelona
is tucked away in a small lane just off the busy Avinguda del Paral.lel.
The hotel is a 15-minute walk from La Ramblas, the old town and the cathedral.
Guests of the Paral.lel can unwind in the TV room after a day of sightseeing.
The hotel's miltilingual staff can help guests book tours and theatre tickets,
organize dry cleaning services and give access to the business center,
with its free Internet connection. Although there is no bar or restaurant
at the hotel, staff can point guests in the direction of the numerous drinking
and dining hot spots of Barcelona. At Hotel Paral.lel, Barcelona,
Breakfast is available for a fee. Rooms are bright and modern, featuring
simple pine furniture, red bedspreads, fireplaces and large mirrors. All
66 guestrooms have private bathrooms with bidets, direct-dial phones, cable
television and dial-up Internet connections.
Silken Ramblas, Barcelona
Silken Ramblas, constructed
for the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain, stands one block from La
Ramblas and the Gothic Quarter. This property is located 500 meters from
Passeig de Gracia and one kilometer from the Picasso Museum. A brightly
designed lobby leads to the hotel's restaurant, Ebano. Main courses focus
on Mediterranean and international dishes. A bar offers poolside
service. Recreational amenities include a pool located on the rooftop
terrace that provides views of the Barcelona skyline. The fifth floor houses
a small fitness area equipped with exercise equipment and a sauna. This
smoke-free hotel offers tour assistance. This hotel offers 105 contemporary
guestrooms with satellite television. A variety of polished wood finishes
adds character and warmth to the walls and furnishings.
The Tryp Apolo is a deluxe
hotel located 10 kms from Barcelona International Airport and in the heart
of downtown. For those traveling on business, the rooms feature a work
desk area, data ports and direct dial telephones. All of the rooms offer
bathrooms with hairdryer and interactive TV, as well as access to 24 hour
room service. The Tryp Apolo offers on-site dining and is convenient to
many shopping and entertainment venues. The hotel features 314 state of
the art guest rooms that offer all of the modern amenities and comforts
that are sure to make your stay pleasant and enjoyable. The guest rooms
are decorated in a modern, contemporary style that is both functional and
Hotel Principal is located
in the very centre of Barcelona, just off the renowned Ramblas and is surrounded
by numerous museums, works of art, culture, nightspots and especially shops.
Hotel Principal has 116 rooms, three of which are adapted for the handicapped.
All have full bathrooms and are equipped with air-conditioning, telephone,
radio, satellite television, a strong box and a hair dryer, an original
paintings of Barcelona. All water used in the hotel is filtered.
The hotel offers a solarium terrace where clientele can relax and enjoy
the Mediterranean sun. The hotel provides permanent and completely free
internet connection in the Internet Area. Reception is open 24 hours a
day, and the breakfast room is open from 7:30 to 10:30 every morning and
offers a hot and cold buffet.
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