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Grand Hotel Central

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Laietana 30, 8003 Barcelona, Spain
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Ranked #23 of 516 hotels in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Waltham, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a top notch hotel. The rooms were exquisite. Modern, clean, comfortable. I loved the robe. I had breakfast included; it was adequate. The sky bar and pool was wonderful!! The view beautiful. If you stay here you must go up even to just relax. The staff was excellent. The absolutely only draw back is the rooms are paper... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at Grand Hotel Central during our four day trip to Barcelona. The hotel is excellent. Everything, including the staff, the room and, the fantastic roof top is perfect. Our room was in the second floor and we did not noticed any noise from the Metro, hence to what people have written at tripadvisor about the noise. The view... More

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Montreal, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Grand Hotel Central on July 13-16, 2014 and we absolutely loved it. The rooms are very nice with very comfortable beds, smallish rooms but well designed space wise and very good lighting (a rare thing these days in new hotel rooms). We had a 6'X5' shower … great luxury after 10 days of hiking in the... More

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Ancaster, Canada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Ok so in bacelona there are lots of choices I searched a lot of Hotels and this one was a great choice. It was in a great spot close to all the action. The beds where great , nice views , friendly staff. Now if your not from Europe look out on room service its wow super expensive!!!!! Food was... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorite hotels now! We stayed here for 4 nights at the end of our 19 day trip across Europe, and we totally enjoyed it! We were in rooms 704 and 705, a Family suite connected to a room with 2 twin beds, and an outer door that allowed us private access between rooms. I gather... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are just back from an amazing 3 night stay in Barcelona at the Grand Central Hotel. The location is second to none, it was within walking distance to some fantastic restaurants, and also the Gothic area which is literally across the road. The staff could not have been nicer, very friendly, welcoming and helpful. The pool was amazing, and... More

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Tempe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Grand hotel Central is in a lovely part of town, busy, but walking distance to sites. The rooftop deck was impressive, a beautiful view and areas to lounge. It was quite busy as evening approached. The room was modern, clean lined and had wifi. Did not like the black hallways but must be part of the chic look?

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Hamar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 6 nights together with my wife. I have never been to a hotel with a so good staff as we experienced here. Everybody.was great from the doormen, through the reception and to everybody else. We had a well sized room with a good bathroom. Pool on top of hotel was small, but was very convenient. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

i stayed at this hotel just recently - Early July....and i was so impressed. Staff on front desk were fantastic, always smiling and very friendly....bus boys very attending and proffesional. Breakfast was awesome, i couldnt fault it. the pool was always clean, the pool area is a little small but still couldnt fault it. Service is a little slow, but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great hotel for my four-night stay in Barcelona with two friends. The rooms are very nice, if not huge. My group became three instead of two at the last minute and the hotel graciously gave us a free upgrade to a larger room that could accommodate a cot, although the only place it fit was right in... More

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Address: Via Laietana 30, 8003 Barcelona, Spain
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Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand Hotel Central 5*
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Grand Hotel Barcelona
Grand Hotel Central Barcelona, Catalonia
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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#16 Family Hotel in Barcelona #18 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona #18 Business Hotel in Barcelona #20 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
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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 
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