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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 518 hotels in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

1. Staff friendly, helpful and very kind. They speak fantastic English too. 2. Rooms are fairly spacious, clean, modern & comfortable 3. Bathroom is large as is the shower & the water was hot & her powerful 4. The roof top bar and pool was fabulous, but virtually impossible to get a seat here 5. Hotel conveniently situated, and we'd... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed at this hotel from 14 - 18 August. I had a 7th floor room towards the back of the hotel. The best thing about this hotel is the staff - they are all uniformly excellent. From reception staff to bar staff to pool staff etc - they are all professional but friendly and efficient without being stuffy. The... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Highly recommend this hotel for a couple of any age. The hotel is modern and beautiful. The bar / pool area on the roof is really one of a kind, definitely going to recommend it to friends. Ps the location ia another perfect part of the hotel, next to the gothic area, walking distance to gaudi cathedral and the best... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed a week in September 2013. It's a perfect location - in the heart of the historic center, and right across the street from a metro stop. The hotel staff was very helpful. The hotel itself is lovely. Our room and bathroom was clean and comfortable, with plenty of light and views of picturesque old winding... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What an amazing hotel. There is not one negative thing to say. The staff went above and beyond and made you feel as if you were the only guests there. Nothing was too much trouble. Everything was spotless. Beds and pillows so comfortable. Black out blinds, air con, complimentary water and beds turned down every night. Flip flops and dressing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 4 nights for the first time as part of our two weeks in Spain. The Grand Central was picked by our travel agent and we did not know what to expect. This is a great hotel...location, rooms, and staff are all top notch. Concerning the staff, every request was granted: recommended terrific restaurants, printed directions for us,made... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

from the moment we walked in we loved the hotel. Superb location. The staff throughout the hotel was very professional, helpful and friendly. Our room was excellent: spacious, huge bed, soft sheets and a great bathroom with high quality products. We particularly appreciated the black out blinds. The pool terrace has fabulous views and although crowded we always found a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel boasts a stunning rooftop bar with an infinity pool, which is definitely a highlight of our stay. Sitting there in the evening, as well as swimming in the morning with a golden glow was unforgettable and we would like to return next year. The staff is extremely friendly, particularly a lady who was checking us in and knew... More

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Espergaerde, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Reception not very service-minded: they several times forgot our requests! The hotel room doors "slammed" very noisy. Much noise from the corridor, and from neighbours bathroom..! Defective window in room (was repaired soon after arrival) The bathroom was not safe for people with mobility problems/elderly people. Breakfast was delicious! And the service in the restaurant was good. Cleaning standard at... More

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

I appreciate your honesty in your comments. My apologies if you did not find your room as expected and the staff not being attentive enough. I am taking your words into consideration so I can correct the issues you encountered during your stay. I am glad you have enjoyed breakfast!!! Best, Silvia de Blas G.M. More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am so pleased that we stayed in this hotel! The location was perfect, its a 5 minute walk from the main square and a short walk to nice bars and restaurants. The staff were really attentive and professional and gave great advice on restaurants and places to go - assisting in booking and cancelling when required. The room was... 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
Grand Central Hotel 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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