$151 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: May 24, 2015 Check-out: May 25, 2015

Crowne Plaza BARCELONA - FIRA CENTER

3 stars
View map of Avenida Rius I Taulet, 1-3, Barcelona, 8004

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.3
out of 5
20 reviews
Fabulous Hotel

My girlfriend and I stayed here to explore and discover what Spain had to offer and what an... See full review

  • DOMINICK L.
  • Jan 22, 2015
Great Value and Location

Very comfortable with my wife and kid. Excellent ameneties and brilliant location. Overall a great... See full review

  • Vish
  • Sep 3, 2012
Stay close to all attractions at this large modern property

A premier destination for leisure and business visitors, Hotel Fira Palace offers spacious accommodations at the heart of downtown Barcelona, steps from Plaza Espanya. Free Internet is also available in the lobby. The hotel features two restaurants and a piano bar. Also on the premises is a fitness center with sauna, an indoor heated swimming pool with massage cascade and water jets and massage treatment rooms. The patio garden provides a pleasantly verdant escape.

Highlights
  • Great location right by Plaza Espanya
  • Heated indoor pool with massage cascade and water jets
  • Two restaurants and piano bar
Rooms

The 276 capacious rooms at Hotel Fira Palace come complete with a pleasing modern décor. The en-suite bathrooms are clad in Italian marble and feature a separate shower cabin and Gilchrist & Soames toiletries. A sofa bed and desk grace each unit, as do flat-screen TVs and mini-bars. Other perks include a pillow menu and 24-hour room service. Executive rooms are the same size but offer added trimmings such as daily turndown service, chocolates and newspapers. The hotel's 18 suites showcase classic décor. For all room categories, entrance to the pool and fitness center with sauna is complimentary. One baby cot per room is available upon request.

Features

L'Aria restaurant at Hotel Fira Palace serves buffet breakfasts (fees apply). The El Mall restaurant, offering a la carte lunches and dinners, dishes out Mediterranean cuisine with Catalan accents. The Scruples piano bar is the place for cocktails and cava (Catalan bubbly). The three-floor conference center at Hotel Fira Palace has a total of 18 rooms covering 2,950 square meters (31,753 square feet). The meeting rooms (largest of which can hold up to 2,500 people) have audiovisual equipment and high-speed Internet access.

Transportation
  • Barcelona International Airport (6.5 mi/10.6 km)
  • Closest metro stop: Espanya (on the L1, L3 and L8 lines)
Attractions
  • Las Ramblas (1.1 mi/1.8 km)
  • Plaza Catalunya (1.2 mi/2 km)
  • Sagrada Familia (2.3 mi/3.7 km)
  • Port Olimpic (2.4 mi/3.9 km)

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Amenities

  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Ice machine
Activities
Children's activities
Tennis
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Room service
Services
Business center
Maid service
Concierge desk
In-Room Safe
Shops/Commercial services
Car rental desk
Porters
FAX
Currency exchange
Overhead projector
Cellular telephone rental
Parking
Parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Satellite TV
Cordless phone
Phone with speaker
Desk with lamp
Mini bar
Hairdryer in room
Outlet adapters
Cribs available
Sofa bed
Temperature control
Ironing board
Bath tub
Bidet

Nearby points of interest

  • Palau dels Esports de Barcelona: 0.1 mi
  • Fira de Barcelona: 0.2 mi
  • Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya: 0.2 mi
  • Teatre Lliure: 0.2 mi
  • Archaeology CatalunyaMuseum of Catalonia: 0.3 mi
  • CaixaForum: 0.3 mi
  • Barcelona Pavilion: 0.3 mi
  • Palau Nacional: 0.3 mi
  • Plaza de Espanya: 0.3 mi
  • Teatre Grec: 0.4 mi
  • Fundació Joan Miró: 0.4 mi
  • Fran Daurel Foundation: 0.4 mi
  • Piscines Bernat Picornell: 0.4 mi
  • Fundació Fran Daurel: 0.4 mi
  • Poble Espanyol: 0.5 mi
  • Palau dels Esports de Barcelona: 0.1 mi
  • Fira de Barcelona: 0.2 mi
  • Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya: 0.2 mi
  • Teatre Lliure: 0.2 mi
  • Archaeology CatalunyaMuseum of Catalonia: 0.3 mi
  • CaixaForum: 0.3 mi
  • Barcelona Pavilion: 0.3 mi
  • Palau Nacional: 0.3 mi
  • Plaza de Espanya: 0.3 mi
  • Teatre Grec: 0.4 mi
  • Fundació Joan Miró: 0.4 mi
  • Fran Daurel Foundation: 0.4 mi
  • Piscines Bernat Picornell: 0.4 mi
  • Fundació Fran Daurel: 0.4 mi
  • Poble Espanyol: 0.5 mi
  • Barcelona Olympic Stadium: 0.5 mi
  • Dona i Ocell: 0.5 mi
  • Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys: 0.6 mi
  • Montjuïc: 0.6 mi
  • Air Raid Shelter: 0.6 mi
  • Palau Sant Jordi: 0.7 mi
  • Anella Olimpica: 0.7 mi
  • Jardí Botànic de Barcelona: 0.8 mi
  • Montjuïc Castle: 0.8 mi
  • Parc de l'Espanya Industrial: 0.8 mi
  • Sant Pau del Camp: 0.8 mi
  • Port of Barcelona: 0.8 mi
  • Plaza Espanya: 0.8 mi
  • El Raval: 0.8 mi
  • Barcelona Sants railway station: 0.9 mi
  • Montjuïc funicular: 1 mi
  • Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art: 1 mi
  • National Library of Catalonia: 1 mi
  • Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona: 1 mi
  • Royal Square: 1 mi
  • Old Hospital de la Santa Creu: 1 mi
  • Carrer del Carme: 1 mi
  • University of Barcelona: 1.1 mi
  • Palau Güell: 1.1 mi
  • La Boqueria: 1.1 mi
  • Gran Teatre del Liceu: 1.1 mi
  • La Rambla: 1.1 mi
  • Maritime Museum: 1.1 mi
  • Carrer de Pelai: 1.1 mi
  • Teatre Principal: 1.1 mi

Dining

El Mall Restaurant
Indulge in the delicious Mediterranean cuisine with a relaxed atmosphere in our Restaurant El Mall
L'Aria Restaurant
Start your day with a complete and healthy buffet breakfast in our L Aria Restaurant
Lobby Bar
A large selection of Cocktails, Wines and Snacks

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Crowne Plaza BARCELONA - FIRA CENTER

Overall score

4.3 / 5
5.01.0
6 out of 20
Amenities:
3.8
Cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.5
Comfort:
4.5
Location:
4.2
Value:
4

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Review of Crowne Plaza BARCELONA - FIRA CENTER

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
DOMINICK L.
Business
N/A
Jan 22, 2015

Fabulous Hotel

My girlfriend and I stayed here to explore and discover what Spain had to offer and what an excellent choice we made. Our room was a Junior Suite, which was superb and highest recommended. The staff were friendly and able to offer advice on transport links and the buffet breakfast was amazing. There was a huge choice to suit everyone. The hotel is in an ideal location for site seeing, close enough to walk to the main square and restaurants within the area, of which there are plenty to chose from. We will definitely come back and stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Ed in Muro
Business
Alicante Province, Spain
Jul 28, 2013

Good business hotel

Our second stay at this hotel - it is a mainly business hotel with a busy conference side. We were there during the international swimming event and the place was full of people involved in that. We were there as tourists and it suited us fine - very comfortable, large rooms, very efficient staff, and impeccably clean. It depends what you want - it is a bit impersonal, but the breakfasts are really excellent! If you want somewhere close to Montjuic, it's ideal, if you want somewhere close to the old centre, go elsewhere.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Eat at lunchtime - you can get a good meal all-in for 9 or 10 euros. Evenings are a very different story and hugely more expensive.

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Review of Crowne Plaza BARCELONA - FIRA CENTER

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
RetiredTraveler75
Business
Washington D.C. area
Jun 6, 2013

Very Good Hotel

Stayed at this hotel 4 nights with my girlfriend. Very large room, comfortable bed, and friendly helpful staff. Shower floor was slippery so requested and was given a rubber floor mat for the shower floor. Great location because it was close to several attractions and many different types of restaurants.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Crowne Plaza BARCELONA - FIRA CENTER

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Neil's
Business
Spain
May 13, 2013

Great. Location loved Barcelona

We had an amazing time in Barcelona, location was great close to all metros and only minutes away by taxi from the heart of things, great restaurants and site seeing, hotel was very nice but should have mentioned that there is building work going on as it didn't in the pre booking stage, anyway they moved us to a much nicer room so alls well that ends well.......

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

Great atmosphere, great food right on your doorstep, with a good piano bar too......

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Review of Crowne Plaza BARCELONA - FIRA CENTER

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Mrs. Ramos
Business
Santa Cruz, California
Jul 27, 2012

Epic honeymoon

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay. We were on our honeymoon and Barcelona was our last place to visit in Europe. Out of the 5 hotels we stayed at this was the best one! Great price, awesome customer service, free wifi, great location and our room was huge it was awesome. Can't wait to go back.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Crowne Plaza BARCELONA - FIRA CENTER

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Al & Marie
Business
Monrovia, CA
Jul 13, 2010

Barcelona stay

Staff very nice, professional. Room spacious, bed comfortable, large bathroom. OK location but you must walk to Plaza Espana to pick up transportation to Las Ramblas or anywhere else unless you want to pay for taxis (which can get pretty costly). Plaza Espana is relatively close, but it is a bit of a hike so if you have any problem walking or don't like to walk much, it can be an inconvenience. Hotel is kept fresh-smelling and cool in the summer (can't say that about all the local hotels)and feels serene and elegant. Eating at the hotel is not always practical because the breakfast buffet & dinner restaurant are very expensive. Overall good value for the price, just a bit far from the "action".

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
2
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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