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It's an old hotel but well within walking distance to some of the major sites (Gaudí's Casa Battló is only three or four blocks away as is the Casa Milà). The beautiful nearby Passeig de Gràcia offers many interesting buildings and affordable restaurants.
We stayed here for 4 days last month and it's a lovely authentic hotel. Dark rooms which were lovely and clean. Gorgeous rooftop terrace bar with 2 jacuzzis, a gym and a sauna . It had a live singer on of a night but rooftop...More
The hotel was in a great location to visit the two Gaudi houses in Eixample and a 15 minute walk to the top of La Rambla. I would have given that up in order to sleep on a bed that was not like sleeping on...More
My wife and I stayed at the Hotel Barcelona Center for three nights and loved it. The hotel was within walking distance of La Rambla and many great places to eat. The bus tour stop is very close. The hotel staff spoke very good English...More
Pros: location, friendly staff, central location.
Cons: extremely noisy rooms (in the first floor I could perfectly hear the street noise plus the people walking in the floor above), dark bathroom, the hair dryer caught fire, not very good quality beds
Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best
exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognised architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.