Stay in the heart of Barcelona Excellent location – show map

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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 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 center 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' favorite part of Barcelona, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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

Property Highlights

Located in the 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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4 reasons to choose Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels

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

    Barceloneta Beach

    7.9 Good beach
    4,600 feet from property
  • Sant Miquel Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    4,700 feet from property
  • Somorrostro Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    4,700 feet 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

    8.1 Very good beach
    1.5 miles from property
Property questions and answers
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  • Hi Team, I see that there is an airport shuttle, what is the frequency between the hotel and airport?
    Dear guest, thank you very much for your interest! We have a private transfer service that will be schedule for the landing time. This service is from...
    Answered on October 15, 2021
  • 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 July 27, 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 June 6, 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 June 10, 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 September 15, 2021
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
1 Restaurant On Site

    Bistro Helena

    Food: Catalan, Spanish

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels Great facilities! Review score, 9.0
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast) Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (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.
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center 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
  • Safe
General
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • 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
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
  • Hairstyling
  • Hair coloring
  • Haircut
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Makeup services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Turkish/Steam Bath Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Solarium
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • Catalan
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

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 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-authorize 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.

Guests are required to show a photo ID 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 offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Turkish/Steam Bath
    • Solarium
    • Walking tours
    • Personal trainer
    • Swimming pool
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Beauty services
    • Locker rooms
    • Facial treatments
    • Makeup services
    • Hair treatments
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Haircut
    • Hair coloring
    • Hairstyling
    • 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

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

  • Guests staying at Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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

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

    • Suite
    • Family
    • Double
    • Twin/Double

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

    • Taxi 25min

  • Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels is 2,300 feet from the center of Barcelona.

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

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

  • Check-in at Grand Hotel Central, Small Luxury Hotels is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

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

    • Bistro Helena