Grand Hotel Central

Past meets present in this design hotel in arty El Born, Barcelona

Elegant neoclassical columns. Stately copper doors. An impressive entrance hall featuring wrought iron lamps and sweeping staircases. When you first arrive at Grand Hotel Central, you’ll feel you’ve stepped back to the glamorous roaring twenties. As you explore further, the classic style of this boutique city retreat gives way to contemporary, urban sophistication.

Open the door to your suite to discover a pared-back, modern interior. Historic sites can be spotted out of almost every window – but no view compares to the rooftop terrace. Here you can drift in an infinity pool while gazing over the Barcelona skyline. Why not follow this up with a session in the Thermal Suite sauna, or a soothing massage? When you’ve worked up an appetite, head to City Restaurant for Mediterranean classics made from market-fresh ingredients.

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When you’re ready to see the city, grab one of Grand Hotel Central’s ‘local view’ guidebooks. But there’s plenty to be said for setting out without a map, too. With an enviable position between El Born and the Gothic Quarter, twisting streets, secret squares and ancient churches are waiting to be discovered.


Enjoy your stay!


146 Rooms |  7 Floors |  1 Restaurant | 

4.7 /5

1082 reviews

City

City Centre

Pool

Pool

Rooftop

Rooftop

Independent Minds: Pau Guardans

Born and bred in Barcelona, the rich cultural heritage of the Catalan capital runs in the blood of Pau Guardans, owner of Único Hotels. With a penchant for the Art Deco era, Guardans has carefully cultivated his own Spanish empire of reimagined early 20th century buildings in Barcelona and Madrid, which have been elegantly modernised whilst keeping the glamour of the roaring twenties very much alive. Taking a more serene step into Balearic island life with his latest venture in Mallorca, the Único Hotels portfolio is proving to be just as panoramic as its hotels’ views.

 

Covid-19 Measures

  • Encourage the physical distancing of all people (customers and workers) with informative signs in different languages and specific signs so that the minimum distance between people is respected.

  • Mandatory use of masks for all our personnel in situations where the interpersonal safety distance cannot be guaranteed.

  • Hydroalcoholic solution dispensers at all hotel entrances, customer crossing areas, restaurant tables, service areas, SPA and rooms.

  • Intensification of the daily cleaning and sanitizing of common spaces and elements that can be used frequently.

  • Establish maximum capacities in all our spaces that guarantee physical distance.

Our rooms

From $218 

Standard Room


Sleeps 2
King

Executive Room


Sleeps 2
King

Superior Room


Sleeps 2
King

Deluxe Room


Sleeps 2
King

Junior Suite


Sleeps 3
King

Suite


Sleeps 4
King

Grand Suite


Sleeps 2
King
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Ratings

Quality Assured

Mystery Inspected

Global Rating

4.7 /5

4.7

1082 reviews

INVITED Rating

5 /5

INVITED Reviews

100 %

of reviewers would recommend this hotel


5

Very attentive staff

Getting the 4G hotspot and not needing to worry about roaming or WiFis along the way!

By Michael Nov ’19 Trip Type Friends


5

Great location - excellent service -very good food

EVENING DINING ON THE ROOF TERRACE

By Nigel Oct ’19 Trip Type Couple


5

Contemporary luxury, close (but not too close) to La Ramblas

We spent a lot of time on the roof, relaxing by the beautiful pool. There is something magical about a rooftop infinity pool with a wide view of Barcelona. Nice to have the open space considering there aren't many views from the rooms, and those with a view face a noisy boulevard. Hotel is well-situated Read more[SPLIT]Read lessabout 5 walkable blocks from La Ramblas, which is close enough to avoid the crush (although it is around the corner from the Cathedral). We loved our King room and gorgeous bathroom, but the layout felt a little cramped at times.

By Tom Oct ’19 Trip Type Couple


Grand Hotel Central, Spain

5

(based on 11 reviews)

100 %

of reviewers would recommend this hotel


5

Very attentive staff

Getting the 4G hotspot and not needing to worry about roaming or WiFis along the way!

By Michael Nov ’19 Trip Type Friends


5

Great location - excellent service -very good food

EVENING DINING ON THE ROOF TERRACE

By Nigel Oct ’19 Trip Type Couple


5

Contemporary luxury, close (but not too close) to La Ramblas

We spent a lot of time on the roof, relaxing by the beautiful pool. There is something magical about a rooftop infinity pool with a wide view of Barcelona. Nice to have the open space considering there aren't many views from the rooms, and those with a view face a noisy boulevard. Hotel is well-situated Read more[SPLIT]Read lessabout 5 walkable blocks from La Ramblas, which is close enough to avoid the crush (although it is around the corner from the Cathedral). We loved our King room and gorgeous bathroom, but the layout felt a little cramped at times.

By Tom Oct ’19 Trip Type Couple


5

Awesome stay

The rooftop view, pool, food, drinks, and friends we made made our trip. The downstairs restaurant was exceptional. Great location.

By JoAnn Sep ’19 Trip Type Couple


5

Wonderful hotel, luxurious and comfortable.

The staff is so helpful and friendly. We didn’t want to leave!

By Kathleen Sep ’19 Trip Type Friends


5

Great place to stay

We enjoyed our time at Grand Central Hotel in the heart of Barcelona. The staff was amazing, the service excellent, breakfast delicious. But the highlight was the roof top pool.

By Robert Aug ’19 Trip Type Couple


5

Comfortable, fun, at home feeling because or the amazing hospitality

Breakfast was delicious! The location was perfect and accessible to all parts of Barcelona. And when you arrive there are snacks and wine!

By Paul Aug ’19 Trip Type Couple


5

enjoyable stay

enjoyable stay

By David Jul ’19 Trip Type Couple


5

All staff extremely helpful and welcoming

- lovely welcome drink on terrace - understated service yet very helpful and conscientious; nothing was too much bother - calm surroundings - beautiful views from terrace - breakfast had many choices

By Jayne Mar ’19 Trip Type Couple


5

Exceptionally helpful before we arrived and wonderful service throughout our stay

The hotel had noted our enjoyment of rooms with views and upgraded us to a corner room on a higher floor. Everything at the hotel was beautiful and comfortable. It was obviously exceptionally well managed and all staff knew exactly how to make guests welcome.

By Nigel Nov ’18 Trip Type Couple


5

Had a great time. Excellent location to the gothic quarter

Nothing to add

By Frederick Nov ’18 Trip Type Couple


Key Features

Air
Air conditioning
Bar
Bar
Family
Family friendly
Restaurant
Restaurant
24-hour
24-hour room service

All Hotel Features and Services

  • Bell staff/porter
  • Concierge desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Turndown service
  • Laundry service
  • Wakeup service
  • Gym
  • Personal trainer
  • Meeting rooms

All Hotel Features and Services

  • Bell staff/porter
  • Concierge desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Turndown service
  • Laundry service
  • Wakeup service
  • Gym
  • Personal trainer
  • Meeting rooms
  • Business services
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning
  • Elevators
  • Safe deposit box
  • Bar
  • Onsite laundry
  • Family friendly
  • Fire safety compliant
  • Full service housekeeping
  • Security
  • Restaurant
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Outdoor pool
  • Heated pool
  • Pets not allowed

Cocktail Bar

Manel Vehi is the winner of the Gin Mare International Medinspiration and leads a team that brings the most original cocktails to the table. Flavours that are guaranteed to leave a lasting impression- that invite you on an exciting journey through the senses.

Bistro

Served Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Bistro Helena serves classic Mediterranean dishes with a focus on honesty- simplicity and freshness. Combining pristine Mediterranean produce with cosmopolitan touches these dishes will surprise and delight the senses.

Bistro Helena

Served Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Bistro Helena serves classic Mediterranean dishes with a focus on honesty- simplicity and freshness. Combining pristine Mediterranean produce with cosmopolitan touches these dishes will surprise and delight the senses.

Sky Bar

Anyone taking the lift from the Grand Hotel Central lobby and emerging into the SkyBar will be immediately struck by one of the most extraordinary outdoor spaces and views over the city that Barcelona has to offer. A rooftop bar and restaurant that is suspended within the city skyline with an infinity pool to one side and a terrace lounge area with cocktail bar on the other featuring comfortable seating and sun canopies.

Spa

Unwind in the cool and contemporary surroundings of Grand Hotel Central’s Wellness Suite. Expert massage therapists can tailor a treatment to your needs – whether it’s for pure relaxation or to soothe knotted muscles. The hotel also offers a Thermal Suite, featuring a traditional and dry sauna – sure to leave you feeling refreshed.

Location of your stay

Hotel Address

Grand Hotel Central

Via Laietana 30

.

Barcelona

08003

Spain

Check in:

1400

Check out:

1200

Where is it?

20 kms to airport Aeropuerto Transoceanico de Barcelona

20 kms to airport Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport

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