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Grand Central Hotel Barcelona is a design hotel offering fantastic views of the Gothic Quarter and Barcelona Cathedral from its rooftop infinity pool. It has stylish rooms and free high-speed WiFi.

The elegantly refurbished hotel is housed in an early 20th-century building and it is a clear example of the Catalan Noucentisme.

The air-conditioned rooms at the Grand Hotel Barcelona have a modern design. They are equipped with a 4K high-definition TV´s with Chromecast . Each one has a bathroom with a large, rain-effect shower and luxury toiletries.

The Grand Central’s restaurant, Bistro Helena, serves innovative Catalan food. The trendy Sky Bar, on the rooftop, is the perfect place to enjoy a dinner, a cocktail or both overlooking the city lights of Barcelona.

The hotel has a fitness centre and massage services are also offered. Staff at the 24-hour reception can provide information about what to see and do in Barcelona, and you can also hire a car or a bicycle. City WiFi devices are also available, allowing internet access outside the hotel.

The Born district, full of stylish shops and restaurants, is just 3 minutes’ walk from the Grand Central Hotel.

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

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 18 Oct 2005.
Hotel chain/brand: Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Barcelona, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

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

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, American, Buffet


Availability

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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Closest beaches
  • Barceloneta Beach

    Barceloneta Beach

    7.9 Good beach
    1,550 yards from property
  • Sant Miquel Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    1,550 yards from property
  • Somorrostro Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    1,550 yards from property
  • Sant Sebastian Beach

    8.0 Very good beach
    1 miles from property
  • Nova Icaria Beach

    Nova Icaria Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Bogatell Beach

    Bogatell Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    1.5 miles from property
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
  • Is there a pool
    Dear guest, Thank you very much for your interest in our property. We have the pool at our SKY terrace. Thank you
    Answered on 27 July 2020
  • Hello! We are traveling with small children. Do you have any rooms that connect to each other? If yes, what type of rooms would I need to book?
    Dear guest, Kindly be advised that out interconnecting rooms are between one Classic and one Superior room Best regards Carolina Delgado
    Answered on 6 June 2022
  • Is the rooftop pool open during the winter and is the water heated please?
    Dear guest, Thank you for your interest in our hotel. We do have the pool opened the whole year but it is not heated. Best regards and have a nice day!
    Answered on 21 October 2022
  • Hi do you have brollies to sit under at the pool on the roof terrace for shade?
    dear guest, We have an specific space with sunshade for guest. Warm regards,
    Answered on 10 June 2022
  • Hello.Can you confirm if there are areas of ‘shade’ on the roof top terrace? Thank you.
    Hello! Yes on our terrace we have some spaces with shade
    Answered on 15 September 2021
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Hotel surroundings *
1 restaurant on site

    Bistro Helena

    Cuisine: Catalan, Spanish

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels Great facilities! Review score, 9.0
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 2 metres)
View
  • City view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Live sport events (broadcast) Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs EUR 46.0 per day.
  • Parking garage
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Business centre Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Private entrance
  • Car hire
  • Laptop safe
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Pants press
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Infinity pool
  • Pool with view
  • Pool is on rooftop
  • Pool/beach towels
Wellness
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Full body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Hair styling
  • Hair colouring
  • Hair cut
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Make up services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty Services
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Hammam Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
  • Solarium
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • Catalan
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

House rules

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Check-in

From 15:00 hours

Check-out

Until 12:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 12 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

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card JCB Diners Club American Express Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note, when booking 5 or more rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. The name on the credit card used for the booking should correspond to the guest staying at the property.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels

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

  • Check-in at Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Room options at Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels include:

    • Suite
    • Family
    • Double
    • Twin/Double

  • Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels has 1 restaurant:

    • Bistro Helena

  • Guests staying at Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels by:

    • Taxi 25min

  • Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels is 750 yards from the centre of Barcelona.

  • The prices at Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The nearest beach is just 0.9 miles from Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels.

  • Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Fitness centre
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Hammam
    • Solarium
    • Walking tours
    • Personal trainer
    • Swimming Pool
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Beauty Services
    • Fitness/spa locker rooms
    • Facial treatments
    • Make up services
    • Hair treatments
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Hair cut
    • Hair colouring
    • Hair styling
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Couples massage
    • Head massage
    • Hand massage
    • Full body massage
    • Fitness
    • Yoga classes
    • Fitness classes