El Avenida Palace Hotel is set on Barcelona’s Gran Via, 5 minutes’ walk from Plaza Catalunya, La Rambla and Paseo de Gracia. Its grand interior features an impressive staircase and marble columns. Many famous guests have stayed at the Hotel Avenida Palace, including the Beatles in 1965. The elegant air-conditioned rooms feature satellite TV and carpeted or parquet floors. Rooms are soundproofed and have a minibar, work desk and a safe. The hotel's panoramic rooftop terrace offers views over the city, a sun deck and a swimming pool. There is also a lounge bar, a 24-hour front desk and both free WiFi and room service are available.

This is our guests' favourite part of Barcelona, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

El Avenida Palace has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 6 Aug 2005.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Barcelona, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.7

Breakfast info

Continental, Italian, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, American


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Room type
1 large double bed
Bedroom :
1 large double bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
2 single beds
1 sofa bed
1 single bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 sofa bed
Bedroom :
1 extra-large double bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
Bedroom :
2 single beds
Living room:
1 sofa bed
Bedroom :
1 large double bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
3 single beds
1 single bed
1 large double bed
Bedroom :
1 large double bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 large double bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 1
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Barcelona
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Steluta
    Excellent place to stay in Barcelona!!! This was my fourth stay here and I will always come back!!!
  • Joanne
    Lovely area with easy access to all the attractions around Barcelona. Beautiful interior design and all the staff were very kind and helpful.
  • Karen
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Ideal location, great breakfast, large, well equipped room. Lovely rooftop terrace
  • Chris
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Very friendly staff and nice location views amazing
  • Pepijn
    Professional staff, great suite, good breakfast, excellent location. Al met the upscale standard.
  • James
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Impressive foyer and breakfast room. Very helpful staff and a lovely pool.
  • Peter
    Perfect location for making the best out of Barcelona. Friendly and helpful staff in combination with the facilities/rooms of the hotel made us very pleased with our stay and we are looking forward to return.
  • Alannah
    Gorgeous hotel right next to the main shopping strip in the city!! Location was PERFECT! Hotel staff are lovely and super helpful - room was spacious for two people and had the best AC!!
  • Darren
    Room was spacious, bathroom was functional. Pool bar is great in the afternoon for a quick beer or 5, staff are very friendly and helpful
  • Mirela
    We have the birthday of out son, and that day we found a cupcake and champagne bottle. We were so surprise!

Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days

  • Hi there! Can we use the swimming pool in March? I wonder if the water is heated.

    Good morning, Thanks for the information. The pool can be used during all the year, and the temperature is around 26-30ºC. Best regards,
    Answered on 5 March 2020
  • How far is airport shuttle drop off to the hotel by walking?

    We're just one bolck from Aerobus stop (it's located in Plaza Catalunya). Regards,
    Answered on 6 November 2019
  • How much I will pay for a kid 12 years in the same room using existing beds?

    Good morning, The Family Room is for 4 adults. Under availability we can assign you a special Family Room (Junior Suite+Deluxe Room) for 5 adults. Th..
    Answered on 26 August 2022
  • How much extra for 4 nights instead of 3

    You should try to modify your original booking, adding one more night, and you'll see the new price for your stay. If you have any problem doing that,..
    Answered on 3 December 2019
  • Can you hold our bags if we arrive before check in time

    yes we can. we offer free storage service, both before check in and after check out.
    Answered on 13 November 2019
  • Do you have access to a heated swimming pool at his hotel?

    Yes, our swimming pool is open every day from 9am until 10pm
    Answered on 10 October 2020
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Hotel surroundings *

Facilities of El Avenida Palace
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Coffee machine
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Living Area
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Minibar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs € 21.50 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Babysitting/child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Lift
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool is on rooftop
  • Heated pool
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Solarium
Languages spoken
  • Catalan
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

El Avenida Palace takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Until 12:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 3 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa JCB Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted El Avenida Palace accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the credit card used at the time of booking must be presented upon check-in.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about El Avenida Palace

  • Room options at El Avenida Palace include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Twin
    • Family
    • Single
    • Triple

  • Check-in at El Avenida Palace is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • El Avenida Palace offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Solarium
    • Swimming Pool

  • El Avenida Palace is 400 yards from the centre of Barcelona. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at El Avenida Palace can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Italian
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • American

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at El Avenida Palace may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.