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Grand Hotel Central

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply a perfect evening in the restaurant of the Grand Hotel Central. Great service, delicious food and certainly not that pricy! I felt rich and famous there even though I wasn't. It's really a place to visit and get something to eat during a visit to barcelona.

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Jaime E, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Wouterh623 Thank you very much for sharing a wonderful review on tripadvisor. We are very glad you have enjoyed our beautiful City Restaurant, for us all our guests are the most important. We sincerely hope to see you again soon. dankjewel! Warm regards,

Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect hotel location for business visits and if time permits for drinks and dinner. The roof terrace is being refurbished but it is worth waiting for the finale! That is why I am probably returning in august again. Rooms are comfortable and properly lit. Amenities are correct and you may even use the scale to check your weight. Do it...

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Jaime E, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Sergio B. Thank you for choosing Grand Hotel Central for your stay and taking the time to write such a great review about your stay with us. Was a great pleasure to spend such a fabulous moment with you. This makes us incredibly happy to hear so thank you very much!! My team and I, thank you once again...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice welcome and professionally run hotel. Boutique style hotel with high standard of modern furnishings. Resturant was good and beverages excellent. Enjoyed the stay over night but wasn't able To take advantage of infinity pool on top of hotel. Would revisit and savour the experience next time.

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Cognac, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for a special celebration weekend. We were upgraded to the next room level and there was a bottle of cava for my husband in the room. The staff were attentive and friendly and the room was lovely. A fantastically positioned hotel, within walking distance to great restaurants and bars and the sea. The room was very comfortable...

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London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When it comes to writing a glowing review it's sometimes harder than a review that has critiques. From the bellman who greeted me upon arrival to the bellman who offered me a bottle of water for my return journey to the airport, EVERYONE in the hotel made me feel welcome at the hotel and the smiles from ALL the staff...

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Jaime E, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear showbizandi, You cannot imagine how happy you have made us feel with such wonderful review. Our staff is not just well trained. They are fantastic human beings who enjoy working at Grand Hotel Central. This way our service is genuine and honest. We are very glad also that you enjoyed our newly refurbished rooms and the fantastic hidden gem,...

Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything we could have asked for - a really fantastic hotel centrally positioned in Barcelona close to shops, restaurants, gothic old town, cathedral and within easy walking distance of seafront. Room and hotel facilities were alll fabulous but the whole experience was enhanced by the wonderfully helpful and friendly staff - just brilliant and beyond the expected. The doorman for...

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Jaime E, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Dot A, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Grand Hotel Central with other travellers. Our location is the best starting point to see Barcelona. Afer a long day out, the rooms provides a relaxed ambience and modernity. All combined with our great staff who is ready to help and paying attention to the details which make the...

Milano Marittima, Italy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staffs there are so nice and willing to help at anytime! They offered us remarkable service with patience and smile. The breakfast there is good, although not that many to choose, but really delicious, and staffs there are also impressive! They made our holidays more enjoyable.

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Jaime E, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear siIHF, We are very happy to know that your holidays were so enjoyable. We want to shine through a fantastic service. It is very important for us that the attention from our staff is perfect whether you are at the Front Desk or having breakfast, you do not see any difference in service and eventually your impression of Grand...

Amarillo, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay at this Hotel was amazing. Location is great! Rooms are very clean, beds are very comfortable! Service is excellent!! We love the pool at the terrace, We enjoyed a glass of wine while overlooking Barcelona! The ambiance is amazing! You can also enjoy breakfast and relax next to pool! The soft background music and the ambiance makes you...

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Jaime E, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear TexasRuthP, Thank you very much for sharing your wonderful experience at the Grand Hotel Central. Cleanliness is along with service and location, the highest evaluated aspect of our property and gladly you have appreciated this. Also, it seems our rooftop did its job offering the best views in Barcelona with an always welcome glass of wine. We hope to...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the beginning as we enter the hotel we where amazed about the meeting , how you personal took care of us, we felt immediately happy , We travel a lot and this is one of the best experlriens that we have

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Jaime E, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear richardlA8402II I am so happy to read that from the very first moment you felt welcome by my team. Based on your experience in hotels, it takes even more meaning your review to us because it seems we are on the right path to become one of the best hotels in Barcelona. Thank you on behalf of everyone who...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this hotel because of its location and because of the quality of service it offers. The staff make sure guests leave Grand Hotel Central with a fantastic impression! The breakfast has not as much varieties, but the quality of food is way better than comparable hotels. It feels as it is home made food. Rooms are clean and...

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Jaime E, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Ashraf M, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for having chosen Grand Hotel Central for your last stay in Barcelona. All the team at Grand Hotel Central is what makes our property a wonderful place to be. This is not trained, is within each one of them, the human factor plays an important part in...

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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few places that live and breathe such exciting energy regardless of the time of day. This neighbourhood seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Central

Address: Via Laietana 30, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Born / La Ribera
Price Range: $303 - $814 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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
Grand Central Hotel Barcelona
Hotel Style:
#9 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#14 Green Hotel in Barcelona
#17 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#18 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#32 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
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