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This property is 17 minutes walk from the beach. 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 32-inch Loewe TV. 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


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Max adults: 2
Junior Suite
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 3. Max children: 1
Family Room (3 Adults + 1 Child)
  • 1 extra-large double bed and
  • 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 2
Deluxe King Room
  • 1 large double bed
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Max adults: 2
Grand Suite
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 2
Standard Double or Twin Room
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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  • 2 single beds
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Max adults: 2
Executive Double or Twin Room
  • 2 single beds
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  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 2
Superior Double or Twin Room
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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  • 2 single beds
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Max adults: 3
Junior Suite (3 Adults)
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Suite
  • 1 extra-large double bed and 1 sofa bed
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4 reasons to choose Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Closest beaches
  • Barceloneta Beach

    Barceloneta Beach

    8.0 Very good beach
    1,550 yards from property
  • Sant Miquel Beach

    Sant Miquel Beach

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

    Somorrostro Beach

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

    Sant Sebastian Beach

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

    Nova Icaria Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Bogatell Beach

    Bogatell Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    1.5 miles from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Cathedral of Barcelona
    0.1 miles
  • Santa Caterina Market
    0.1 miles
  • European Museum of Modern Art
    0.1 miles
  • Plaça Sant Jaume Tourism Office
    0.2 miles
  • Plaça Sant Jaume
    0.2 miles
  • Sant Felip Neri Square
    0.2 miles
  • Picasso Museum
    0.2 miles
  • Palau de la Musica Catalana
    0.2 miles
  • Els Quatre Gats
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Plaça Reial
    0.3 miles
  • Plaça Catalunya
    0.4 miles
  • Tivoli Theatre
    0.5 miles
  • Passeig de Gracia
    0.6 miles
  • Casa Batllo
    0.8 miles
  • Port Olimpic
    1.1 miles
  • Sagrada Familia
    1.3 miles
  • Montjuïc
    1.5 miles
  • Sants Railway Station
    2 miles
  • Tibidabo
    4 miles
Natural beauty
  • Sea/ocean Mediterraneo
    0.9 miles
  • Mountain Collserola
    5 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Barceloneta Beach
    1,550 yards
  • Sant Miquel Beach
    1,550 yards
  • Somorrostro Beach
    1,550 yards
  • Sant Sebastian Beach
    1,750 yards
  • Nova Icaria Beach
    1.2 miles
Public transport
  • Metro Jaume I Metro Station
    0.1 miles
Closest airports
  • Barcelona El Prat Airport
    8 miles
  • Girona-Costa Brava Airport
    46.8 miles
  • Reus Airport
    55.5 miles
How to get to Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels from Barcelona El Prat Airport
    Taxi
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Facilities of Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels Great facilities! Review score, 9.1
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
Activities
  • Live sport events (broadcast) Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
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
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Transport
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
Reception services
  • 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
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
Wellness
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Full body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Couples massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • 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
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Hammam Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
  • Solarium
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • Catalan
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
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Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00 hours

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

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.

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Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds 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.

Please note that the hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival, with the cost of the first night's stay.

Please note that the credit card used for the booking must be shown at check-in for security reasons.

Please note that the rooftop pool is heated during winter months only.

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

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 Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels

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

  • Guests staying at Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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

  • 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.

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

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

    • Taxi 25min

  • 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

  • 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
    • Beauty Services
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Facial treatments
    • Fitness/spa locker rooms
    • 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