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Located in Ciutat Vella, Hotel Duquesa de Cardona is a leisurely stroll from popular sights such as Palau de la Musica Catalana and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar. This 4-star hotel has 59 rooms and welcomes guests with a restaurant, free in-room WiFi, and a rooftop terrace. Centrally located in Barcelona, the hotel is also a short walk from Las Ramblas and Palau Guell.


Start each morning with buffet breakfast, available for a fee from 7 AM to 10:30 AM. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, grab a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant or coffee shop/café, and mingle with other guests at the free daily manager's reception.


All of Hotel Duquesa de Cardona's 59 recently renovated rooms provide minibars, coffee makers, and laptop-compatible safes. Flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and pillow menus, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Phones and desks are also standard.

Property features

Renovated in 2015, Hotel Duquesa de Cardona offers a rooftop terrace, free WiFi in public areas, and conference space. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and securing valuables. Additional amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool, a library, and express check-out.


  • Walking distance to Palau de la Musica Catalana and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Rooftop terrace

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This family-owned Hotel Duquesa de Cardona stands a quarter-km (about 275 yards) from Barcelona's Old Port and Gothic Quarter. Las Ramblas, the Picasso Museum, and beaches are just 1 km (0.5 miles) away.

On-site amenities include a breakfast room with 19th-century staircase, a restaurant serving Catalan cuisine, and a rooftop terrace with views of the Old Port. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. A hot and cold buffet breakfast is served daily in the restaurant.

  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Concierge services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 59 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Library 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 2003 
  • Free reception 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

Hotel Duquesa de Cardona offers 59 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, slippers, and bidets.

This Barcelona hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in August 2015.

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Bidet 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Satellite TV service 

Where to Eat

Breakfast room - This renovated room appears as it did in 1850. Historic features include a high, arched ceiling, stone staircase with iron banister, high-backed chairs, and marble pillars and floors. Walls are decorated with 1800s-style mosaics imported from England. A buffet breakfast is served here daily (surcharge). Reservation required.

La Terrassa del Duquesa - This beachfront cocktail bar offers alfresco dining with city views. During summer months, tapas and barbecue are offered on the terrace. Guests can choose from a wide variety of cocktails and local seasonal fare, and enjoy a view of the port while sipping their drink.


During the summer months, The Piano Has Been Drinking Jazz Trio plays from 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM every Monday. Dinner is available during the performance.

Nearby Things to Do

Opposite the Old Port and a 10-minute walk from Barcelona's Olympic Port and Beaches, the hotel offers easy access to aquatic activities.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Hotel Registry Number - HB-004147

No rollaway/extra beds available


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.21 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 17 years of age.
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 18 for adults and EUR 9 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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