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Pros

  • Chic courtyard with pool and snack bar
  • Central location in the heart of Barcelona
  • Unusual facade with intricate design that dates back to 1903
  • Spa with beautiful, blue-lit indoor pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Quaint balconies with wrought-iron railings on street-facing rooms
  • Suites are spacious and some have terraces with splash pools
  • Traditional Mediterranean cuisine at Pelai Restaurant

Cons

Bottom Line

Housed in the former headquarters of a renowned local newspaper, the Catalonia Ramblas features an unusual facade with a leaf motif that dates back to 1903. Inside, the decor is modern and minimalist, but lacks the historic charm of the hotel's exterior. Suites are spacious and some even have terraces with tiny splash pools. Standard rooms, however, feel a bit cramped. A chic courtyard with a pool and snack bar draws the crowds in the warmer months, but the hotel's main draw is its central location in the heart of Barcelona. Such a prime spot, however, means that the price tends to be a bit steep.

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Location

Near a major metro hub in the center of the city

Map of Catalonia Ramblas

The Catalonia Ramblas is in the center of Barcelona. It is within walking distance of Placa de Catalunya, Las Ramblas, and the architecturally fascinating neighborhoods of L'Eixample. The hotel is also close to a major Metro hub, which provides convenient transportation to many parts of the city.

Barcelona is an eclectic city that is popular for its historic and remarkable architecture, vibrant club scene, and urban beaches along the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. The capital of the Catalan region, Barcelona speaks its own language -- literally and figuratively. Known for a frenetic pace, the city is full of modernist architecture, medieval history, quirky fashion, and endless tapas bars.

  • 21-minute drive from Barcelona El Prat Airport
  • 8-minute walk to Mercat de la Boqueria for shopping
  • 11-minute walk to the Palau de la Música Catalana concert hall
  • 14-minute walk to the Barri Gótic (Gothic Quarter) for medieval architecture
  • 16-minute walk to Passeig de Gràcia for high-end shopping and dining
  • 20-minute walk to nightlife of El Born
  • 7-minute drive to the Casa Milá building designed by Antoni Gaudí
  • 10-minute drive to Antoni Gaudí's famous Sagrada Família church
  • 11-minute drive to El Tablao de Carmen for flamenco dancing
  • 15-minute drive to Nou Camp soccer stadium
  • 16-minute drive to the Monestir de Pedralbes, a former monastery that is now a museum
  • 16-minute drive to CosmoCaixa, a renowned science museum
  • 27-minute drive to Tibidabo for panoramic views of the city and the coast line
  • 28-minute drive to Collserola Park

Rooms and Rates

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Amenities

Key Features
Pool
Fitness Center
Spa
Internet
Cribs
Hotel Services
Transport to / from Hotel
Free Breakfast
Rental Car Service Desk Onsite
Room Service
Family Services
Cribs
Kids Allowed
Things to Do
Business Center
Fitness Center
Pool
Spa
Room Features
Air Conditioner
Balcony
Television
Mini Bar (with liquor)
Separate Bedroom / Living Room Space
Internet
Address
Carrer de Pelai, 28, Barcelona, Province of Barcelona 8001, Spain
Phone 3 (493) 316-8400
Room Types
  • Double Room
  • Junior Suite W/ Pool
  • Single Room
  • Suite W/ Pool
  • Superior Double Room
  • Superior Terrace Room

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