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Balmes is located in central Barcelona, 5 minutes’ walk from the famous Passeig de Gràcia Boulevard. It offers a swimming pool, a gym/fitness center and modern rooms with satellite TV.

The air-conditioned rooms at Hotel Balmes feature parquet floors and smart, simple décor. They all come with a private bathroom, a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi.

The hotel’s restaurant serves characteristic Catalan food using fresh market produce. B Bar, like the rest of the hotel, is decorated with works of African art.

Staff at the hotel’s 24-hour reception can help booking tickets for guided tours, live shows and other events. There is a computer in the lobby which guests can use for free.

Gaudí’s Casa Batlló and La Pedrera are both under 10 minutes’ walk from the hotel. You can walk to Las Ramblas and Barcelona’s charming Gothic Quarter in around 15 minutes.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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Hotel Balmes has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Oct 28, 2009
Hotel chain/brand: Derby Hotels

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Located in the heart of Barcelona, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.3

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

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Buffet

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Max adults: 4
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  • 1 full bed and
  • 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 2
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About Hotel Balmes

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  • Is there a swimming pool

    Dear Sir, In the garden we have a swimming pool. Kind Regards, Front Desk


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    Asked about: Apartment • Answered on October 11, 2019
  • Hello.. would you allow a small dog to stay in the room..

    Yes, our hotel is pet friendly, there is an additional cost of 15e + tax per day for the dog. Sincerely, Front Desk Team


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    Asked about: Superior Double or Twin Room • Answered on July 5, 2021
  • Hi! What is the nearest metro station? Coming from sants train station Thank you!

    The nearest metro station is Diagonal.


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    Answered on October 13, 2021
  • Hi, Is there a free parking area ? Thank you

    Hi. Parking has a cost of 26.40€ per day. Regards.


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    Answered on July 1, 2021
  • hola buenas! Tenemos un pequeño perrito (chihuahua) y nos gustaria saber si hay algun coste additional? gracias!

    Dear guest, yes we do accept pets, there is an additional cost of 15€ + tax per day. Have a lovely day


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    Answered on June 7, 2021
  • is there a lift

    Yes, there is a lift to access every floor


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    Answered on May 31, 2020
  • Hello, is it possible to check in at 2am ? Also, I will not have a credit card but cash for deposit, is it ok ? Finally, what is the closest Aerobus stop ? Thanks

    Hi. Check in time is after 2pm. Cash deposit is accepted but a valid credit card is mandatory at the moment of reservation to guarantee the booking. The closest Aerobus stop is located in Plaça Catalunya, about 15 minutes walking distance. Regards.


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    Answered on July 20, 2021
  • How much is the deposit?

    A valid credit card is mandatory to confirm the reservation. The amount of the first night will be blocked to guarantee the booking. Once in the hotel, if you prefer, you can leave 50€ cash per night as deposit instead of credit card block.


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    Asked about: Superior Double or Twin Room • Answered on June 22, 2021
  • is there safe deposit box in each room?

    Yes indeed Sir, we do have safety deposit box in each room


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    Asked about: Single Room • Answered on October 11, 2021
  • Hi, Do all of your deluxe rooms with pool access also include a hottub on their terrace please? Thanks, Suzanne

    Yes, correct


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    Answered on November 9, 2021
  • Good morning, can we bring our little dog? We are travelling to the uk for Christmas and would like to stay overnight at your hotel in our way. Thanks

    Good morning. We accept dogs until 10kg weight with a supplement of 16.50€ per night. Regards.


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    Answered on October 15, 2021
  • Is the family room or the apartment more suitable for 4 adults?

    An apartment is better because it is more spacious for 4 people


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    Answered on November 29, 2021
  • Do you have straighteners for guests to use upon request ?

    Good morning. No, we don't have. Regards.


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    Answered on July 15, 2021
  • Hi, Does the deluxe double room with pool access have its own hot tub? Thanks Matt

    All rooms deluxe have access to their private terrace with hot and cold water bath. Access to the pool has to go down to reception and go out to the garden


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    Answered on November 11, 2021
  • Hi, Is the pool heated and will it open in November? Do you have family room (for 4 persons) with terrace? Is there some breakfast options?

    hello The pool is not climalized it is outdoors. If the weather is good it is open in november. We do have family rooms for four people and they have a terrace. the hotel has breakfast and buffet style and the price is 17 euros per person.


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    Answered on October 20, 2021
  • Hola, Vuestra habitacíon ‘single executive room’ tiene una cama doble/matrimonio? Saludos, Nuno

    Buenas tardes. la habitacion single executive si tiene cama de matrimonio. saludos cordiales.


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    Answered on October 3, 2021
  • Am looking at booking an apartment , in pictures it looks like it has a kitchen, but no mention of it ? Also the pool looks like it’s in the shade is that correct .

    Hello Not all day the pool has sun, some hours of the day it has shade. Without there are several apartments that have a small kitchen. If you make the reservation please specify apartment with kitchen


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    Answered on September 24, 2021
  • Hi, is there a bar in the pool area for drinks/food?

    Si hay un bar en la piscine


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    Answered on August 23, 2021
  • How much do we have to pay for a 1 year old who sleeps in the same bed with us?

    Children until 2 years old can stay in the room for free. A cot is provided under request if it is available.


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    Asked about: Family Room • Answered on June 1, 2021
  • How close are you to the cruise ship port?

    BY TAXI APPROXIMATELY 15 TO 20 MINUTES


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    Answered on November 27, 2021
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Palacio del Flamenco
    0.2 miles
  • The Fundació Antoni Tàpies
    0.2 miles
  • Casa Amatller
    0.3 miles
  • Casa Batllo
    0.3 miles
  • La Pedrera
    0.3 miles
  • Casa Lleó Morera
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Passeig de Gracia
    0.5 miles
  • Tivoli Theatre
    0.6 miles
  • Plaça Catalunya
    0.6 miles
  • Placa Reial
    1.1 miles
  • Sagrada Familia
    1.2 miles
  • Picasso Museum
    1.2 miles
  • Sants Railway Station
    1.3 miles
  • Montjuïc
    1.6 miles
  • Port Olimpic
    2.1 miles
  • Tibidabo
    3 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Barceloneta Beach
    1.9 miles
  • Sant Miquel Beach
    1.9 miles
  • Somorrostro Beach
    1.9 miles
  • Sant Sebastian Beach
    2 miles
  • Nova Icaria Beach
    2.1 miles
Public transit
  • Train FGC - Provença
    0.1 miles
  • Train Passeig de Gràcia Train Station
    0.3 miles
  • Subway Diagonal Metro Station
    0.3 miles
  • Subway Passeig de Gracia Metro Station
    0.4 miles
Closest Airports
  • Barcelona-El Prat Airport
    7.8 miles
  • Girona-Costa Brava Airport
    47.1 miles
  • Reus Airport
    54.7 miles
How to get to Hotel Balmes from Barcelona-El Prat Airport
    Taxi
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2 Restaurants On Site

    B Bar

    Food: Local

    Restaurante Balmes

    Food: Local

Amenities of Hotel Balmes
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Chocolate/Cookies
  • Fruit
  • Bottle of water
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs EUR 26.40 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool bar
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • Catalan
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
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Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Hotel Balmes accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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

If you are not the owner of the credit card used to make the reservation, please contact the property in advance, no later than 24 hours after booking.

FAQs about Hotel Balmes

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Hotel Balmes (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Parking garage

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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hotel Balmes by:

    • Taxi 30min

  • Guests staying at Hotel Balmes can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Hotel Balmes offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Fitness

  • Room options at Hotel Balmes include:

    • Single
    • Family
    • Twin/Double
    • Suite
    • Apartment

  • Hotel Balmes has 2 restaurants:

    • Restaurante Balmes
    • B Bar

  • Check-in at Hotel Balmes is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Hotel Balmes is 0.7 miles from the center of Barcelona.

  • The prices at Hotel Balmes may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.