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Intercontinental Barcelona

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Avenida Ruis I Taulet 1-3, 08004 Barcelona Spain
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  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 11/20/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#94 of 541 hotels in Barcelona
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The InterContinental Barcelona offers a luxury stay near The Magic Fountain of Montjuïc. Only 15 minutes by car to Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN). You'll enjoy quiet rooms, with 24-hour room service and complimentary high-speed WiFi. Enjoy VIP treatment at the on-site spa and sauna, and host your next event in our elegant Montjuïc Terrace. Nestled in the heart of Montjuic, InterContinental Barcelona is the perfect base for enjoying all the culture the city has to offer. Elegant interiors and sophisticated design details matched with unparalleled hospitality. Enjoy a drink in our signature bar Gebre, dine at our exclusive Quirat restaurant or take in the magnificent views from our 173 Rooftop Terrace. The Club InterContinental will invite you to experience new levels of luxury while our SPA allows you to disconnect and rejuvenate.
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Property amenities
Parking garage
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot tub
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Facial treatments
Wifi
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Room service
Safe
Laptop safe
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Business
Green
Languages Spoken
English, Catalan

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Grade: 100 out of 100
152Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
24Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Sam wrote a review Apr 2020
2 contributions2 helpful votes
i absolutely love barcelona. its sights, restaurants people etc. i could retire there in a heartbeat if i spoke spanish. on my first visit we hired a cab to visit the monestery on our 2nd visit we hired a limo to just take us around the entire city, but always came back in time for happy hour
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Room Tip: make sure you book a club lounge room
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Peter G wrote a review Mar 2020
San Clemente, California262 contributions107 helpful votes
I'm a light sleeper and irregular noises from within a room wake me up. My room had one in particular - the window rattled. It was windy when I visited Barcelona and the wind caused the window to rattle in its tracks. Unfortunately I didn't figure out the fix until the morning of my one night stay. The solution - fold up hotel notepad paper and cram it between the track and the rear of the window where it rattled. Obvious in retrospect, but disappointing I had to figure it out and deal with it. It didn't help that my room was next to the maid service, which went into full activity at around 8 am when I was trying get some extra shut-eye. The room and beds are very comfortable, and it's thoughtful how they separate the bathroom and main corridor with a small entry way. Two benefits: isolation from corridor noise and smell barrier from the bathroom. To me, Barcelona is notorious for sewer smell that seems to percolate up from every drain in every bathroom everywhere. I've visited Barcelona many times over the last twenty years, and that hasn't changed.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Room Tip: Stay away from maid service rooms (close to the elevator), read this review if your window rattles.
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Response from Alicia S, Social Media mgr at Intercontinental Barcelona
Responded Mar 19, 2020
Dear Peter G, Thank you for your candid review. We apologize that your recent stay did not meet expectations. We appreciate your comments and will share these with our team so that we can continue to improve our services. We do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future, so that we can provide a better experience. Sincerely, Enrique Escofet Managing Director
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amo2407 wrote a review Mar 2020
Dublin, Ireland11 contributions33 helpful votes
Spent a couple of days recently in this lovely hotel. Very friendly check in, rooms are very spacious, we had twin rooms, beds are super comfortable. We ate in the restaurant and had breakfast, the food and attention was excellent. We had a drink in the club lounge, and we were looked after so well by Bruno, he was very attentive and really personalised our visit to the CP Barcelona. Hotel is in a great location, number of sites on your door step, the musical fountains, Mount juic and it’s cable car. It’s a couple mins from Espanya metro and you can get the 46 bus to / from the airport from place d’espanya. Also managed a swim in the pool and some well needed rays on the roof top terrace.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Rothwellfam wrote a review Mar 2020
Reedsburg, Wisconsin18 contributions16 helpful votes
This was the best hotel we have ever stayed. We have stayed in many hotels in different countries and this was hands down the best experience. The staff was incredible. Nothing left undone. We were taken up to the Club room right away and given a map of the city with all of the must sees pointed out. The HR rep running the club room was so sweet and helpful. The room was amazing....spacious...cleaned spotless daily and amenities were incomparable. Would HIGHLY recommend! Luxurious stay!!!!
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Rose_Flemming wrote a review Feb 2020
Lichfield, United Kingdom98 contributions64 helpful votes
Me and my girlfriend stayed at the Crowne Plaza in Barcelona for our 5 night city break. The staff were always very attentive and made our stay feel very welcoming. Being a member of IHG my room was automatically upgraded to an executive suite which was very big and had all the amenities that we required. On our last day we visited the on site spa which we found very relaxing and very reasonably priced. We never ate in the restaurant as we preferred to eat out when visiting a new city but we did have a drink in the bar which was again manned by attentive members of staff. There is a running station just by the main entrance which I have not seen before but thought was a great idea with free bottles of water, local running routes of varying distances and towels etc for guests at the hotel to use. There is a Metro station about a 5 minute walk from the hotel which is extremely easy to use and very cheap so you can get around the city very easily. Also I recommend the restaurant ‘Taps’ which is just across the road from the hotel for a great tapas meal, we went there on our first night as we didn’t arrive until around 21:00 and just wanted somewhere close and this place was perfect and the food was delicious. I would definitely recommend the Crowne Plaza and should I visit Barcelona again I would stay here again myself.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Alicia S, Social Media Manager at Intercontinental Barcelona
Responded Feb 24, 2020
Dear Rose_Flemming, Thank you for sharing your feedback following your recent stay at Crowne Plaza Barcelona. I am glad to read your comments about our attentive and welcomin staff, our relaxing spa and the hotel location itself. Again, thank you for your time and we look forward to welcoming you soon. Sincerely, Enrique Escofet Managing Director
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PRICE RANGE
$143 - $233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
fira palace barcelona hotel barcelona, fira palace hotel barcelona, barcelona fira palace
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Fira Palace Barcelona
LOCATION
SpainCataloniaProvince of BarcelonaBarcelonaSants-Montjuíc / El Poble Sec
NUMBER OF ROOMS
273
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Frequently Asked Questions about Intercontinental Barcelona
Which popular attractions are close to Intercontinental Barcelona?
Nearby attractions include The Magic Fountain (0.2 miles), Chicken Banana Room Escape (0.3 miles), and 60' Escape Room Barcelona (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Intercontinental Barcelona?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Intercontinental Barcelona?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Intercontinental Barcelona?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Intercontinental Barcelona?
Yes, a parking garage is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Intercontinental Barcelona?
Conveniently located restaurants include La Gastronomica Burgers, Taps, and La Come Dia.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Intercontinental Barcelona?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Intercontinental Barcelona?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Intercontinental Barcelona offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Intercontinental Barcelona?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Catalan.
Are there any historical sites close to Intercontinental Barcelona?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Basílica de Santa Maria del Mar (1.6 miles), Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Pedralbes (2.7 miles), and Ciutat Vella (1.1 miles).