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Grand Hotel Central

5.0 of 5 Via Laietana 30, 8003 Barcelona, Spain
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Radlett, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I highly recommend Grand Hotel Central! The roof top bar & infinity is absolutely stunning and you have amazing views of the whole of Barcelona. I recommend going up to the roof at night too, because it has such a different vibe. The breakfast is very tasty with lots of variety and the cocktails are made to perfection! The hotel... More 

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Lautrec, Midi-Pyrenees, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

from this hotel you can walk everywhere. staff was very helpfull & reactive if needed. Confortable beds ,and very modern decoration. we were at the front of the hotel & we were not disturbed by street noise, but maybe better to ask for room in the back. large choice for breakfast to suit all diets. i would not recommend the... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'd like to thank Grand Hotel Central for it's hospitality and perfect service! Me and my family were so much surprised and pleased by such an amazing attitude of the stuff to us and other guiests. The atmosphere was calm and relaxing. The food and rooms were first class. We advise you to stay in this wonderful hotel for having... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A fantastic hotel, loved the rooftop pool and views across Barcelona. We would thoroughly recommend to anyone wanting to be central to all that Barcelona has to offer. The staff were extremely helpful recommending fantastic tapas bars close by to the hotel, as well as things to do and see, and organising return trip taxis to the airport. Try the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was very impressed with the level of service! The hotel was immaculate. They played fantastic music in the lounge. The bar had a really good selection of wine. The breakfast was good. What impressed me the most was the staff. Always smiling and always ready to help you. Sandrine and David were just the best. Smiling friendly and super... More 

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Beek, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had the pleasure of staying in this hotel for two nights for a business trip. Very friendly and helpful staff, nicely decorated hotel. Clean nice and spacious enough room with a comfortable bed. We had a room at the back of the hotel, which was very quiet, but other colleagues on the street sight had some noise complaints (traffic/metro) but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in Feb 2015. It was a fantastic stay, the staff were friendly & couldn't do enough to help & to make our family feel welcome. The suite was immaculate, spacious & modern. With good facilities. We loved the roof top pool & the views of Barcelona. We will definitely be returning next year

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Uppsala, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I like the Grand Hotel Central in Barcelona. The location is Perfect for sightseeing the old town, shopping around La Rambla, but don't forget the cosy area Born behind the hotel. Many fantastic Tapas places and bars, much better to dine in this area than the old town. Don't miss the fantastic drinks in the Hotel Bar or relax at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Almost perfect. So why a rating of 3? Hot rooms. Read on. Superb helpful staff. Happy to show us 2 rooms on arrival to choose from. Also happy to book segranda familia advance tickets for us. Lovely cheery manners. Spacious well equipped rooms. Reasonably priced bar. Adequate breakfast. Brilliant location. So the downsides...the infinity pool looks fantastic and the views... More 

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Grand Hotel Central has a great location on Via Laietana, which is basically parallel to La Rambla , but in order to get there you should walk via Barri Gothic which is quite pleasant. Lots of shops and nice restaurants are all around. The Picasso Museum is just 5-7 min. walk from the hotel. The staff at the hotel... More 

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Address: Via Laietana 30, 8003 Barcelona, Spain
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Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Born / La Ribera
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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, Catalonia
Grand Central Hotel Barcelona
Hotel Style:
#11 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#12 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#14 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#16 Family Hotel in Barcelona

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