The hotel staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The amenities were wonderful..except for the... See full review
Jan 3, 2014
They had a great breakfast special with lots of food. Pool is great and we could walk to anything... See full review
Sep 21, 2012
A classy throwback to the roaring 1920s with style and perks aplenty
Inside a beautifully renovated 1920s building at the heart of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter, the plush Grand Hotel Central delivers avant-garde style in its light-flooded rooms and suites. The infinity-edge rooftop pool offers panoramic city views, as does the sleek Skybar. Famed chef Ramon Freixa (who has two coveted Michelin stars in his name) heads up the excellent Avalon Restaurant & Cafe onsite. The wellness suite and fitness center complete the four-star picture.
Panoramic views from the infinity-edge rooftop pool
Top restaurant with renowned chef Ramon Freixa at the helm
Private massage room and state-of-the-art fitness center
Cocktails at the rooftop Skybar
The air of subdued elegance pervades all 147 rooms and suites at Grand Hotel Central Barcelona. With excellent soundproofing, each of the high-ceilinged units is a sanctuary from the hectic Gothic Quarter. The large windows provide plenty of natural light and excellent views. The decor is chic and avant-garde, sporting a soft grey, brown and cream color theme. Count on a full spectrum of luxury amenities including hydro-massage showers, free non-alcoholic mini bars, 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and ergonomic bathroom slippers. High-speed Internet service is available (fees apply), as is 24-hour laundry and room service.
Next door to the cathedral at the heart of the Gothic Quarter, Grand Hotel Central has a premier location for avid sightseers. The head-to-toe redo of 1920s building resulted in a gorgeous blend of classic original details and up-to-the-minute touches. The infinity-edge swimming pool area is a prime spot for a summer dip and a leisurely lounge.At the ground-floor Avalon Restaurant & Café, feted chef Ramon Freixa concocts creative Mediterranean fusion cuisine. The rooftop showcases two standouts: the infinity-edge pool and the Skybar, a prime spot for cocktails. Wireless Internet is free to use in the public areas of Grand Hotel Central. Massages are available in the Wellness Suite. The high-tech fitness center offers a full range of workout facilities plus free water and towels.
Barcelona International Airport (7.9 mi/12.8 km)
Closest metro stop: Jaume 1 (on the L4 line)
Picasso Museum (.1 mi/.2 km)
Las Ramblas (.3 mi/.5 km)
Plaza Catalunya (.4 mi/.6 km)
Sagrada Familia (1.2 mi/2 km)
Grand Hotel Central Barcelona Rooms
Superior King Room
The same level of amenities and luxuries of our central room with more space to enjoy and located in the parts of the building that offer the best views. Welcome candies. From 28 sqm. King size bed (2 x 2 mts), 4 pillows and 100% Egyptian cotton sheets.
The luxury of a generous space with the same accommodation proposal that create an atmosphere of lifestyle luxury. Design sofa for reading and rest, large bathroom with separate bathtub and walk-in shower and a 42 Loewe Flat TV. Welcome candies. From 38 sqm King size bed (2 x 2 mts), 4 pillows and 100% Egyptian cotton sheets.
We also provide a fully equipped Nespresso coffee machine, daily ice supply, a Welcome gift and late check out (depending on availability)
With the same restful and fashionable elegant environment of the superior rooms but with a unique bright panorama thanks to its 5 large windows. Welcome candies. From 30 sqm. King size bed (2 x 2 mts), 4 pillows and 100% Egyptian cotton sheets.
We also provide a fully equipped Nespresso coffee machine, daily ice supply, a Welcome gift and late check out (depending on availability).
Central Twin Room
Spacious and modern designed rooms with natural light and high ceilings, soft natural colors, warm wooden floors, accurate lighting and fully equipped bathrooms that create an air of calm and elegance. Welcome candies. From 24 sqm. Two beds (2 x 1 mts), 4 pillows and 100% Egyptian cotton sheets.
Superior Twin Room
The same level of amenities and luxuries of our central room with more space to enjoy and located in the parts of the building that offer the best views. Welcome candies. From 28 sqm. Two beds (2 x 1 mts), 4 pillows and 100% Egyptian cotton sheets.
No smoking rooms/facilities
No smoking rooms/facilities
Fitness center or spa
24 hour room service
Doctor on call
Wheelchair accessible elevators
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At Grand Hotel Central, we have thought of every last detail to ensure your event is a complete success. From private dinning to business meeting for up to 70 people, our collection of four comfortable meeting rooms, all fully equipped with the latest technology, together with our spectacular rooftop terrace & infinity pool provide a discreet and exclusive venue for meetings, conferences and corporate entertaining.
AVALON Restaurant is managed by the prestigious chef Ramon Freixa, selected as the best chef in the country a few years ago and internationally recognised for his imagination and talent.
Breakfast or dinner become an opportunity to enjoy fresh, Mediterranean dishes with just the right measure of fun and imagination. All of this in a warm and modern space that simply invites you to enjoy a dining experience using your 5 senses any time of day.
As Ramn Freixa says "I have been wanting to mix the best of our cuisine with flavours, techniques and products from other lands for a long time. This is how AVALON came about".
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.
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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.
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