|Reservation Information For The AC Vilamarí Hotel|
AC Vilamari Hotel is located less than five minutes walk from the Fira de Barcelona - the city's largest conference and convention centre. A majority of guests at the hotel are likely to be those attending events at the Fira. However, the hotel is also well located for tourists. Its close proximity to Gran Via Corts Catalanes, Plaza Universitat and the area of Raval ensure that there is lots on offer for those coming for pleasure rather than work.
The hotel itself has a slightly cold feel - however, its whites and greys and open spaces may appeal to those who enjoy a minimalist style. The lobby area is large, with a wooden front desk and a seating area with low coffee tables and beige chairs. It also provides a fitness centre, with a Turkish bath, which is an added bonus for those who wish to exercise whilst away.
There is no pool in the hotel. There is a fitness centre providing bodybuilding equipment, exercise benches, cycling machines, a television and free mineral water.
There is a small restaurant in the hotel that offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. A buffet breakfast is available in the morning. The hotel should be contacted directly for breakfast costs.
At 12:00 noon the buffet breakfast area is turned into a casual restaurant where simple food is served for lunch and dinner.
Check-in time is at 12:30 and check-out time is also at 12:30.
There are three meeting / conference rooms in the hotel. One of these is on the terrace and has a capacity of 150 people. The other areas both have a capacity of 40 people.
There is Wi-Fi available throughout the hotel with pre-paid cards. There is one computer available for use with internet access.
There are two rooms in the hotel that have been adapted for disabled use. They have widened doors and a special bath. There are lifts to all floors.
There are a total of 90 rooms in the hotel, over 6 floors. All of the rooms are doubles.
All rooms include reading lamps, extra pillows, room service safe, plasma screen television, hair-dryer, mini-bar and air-conditioning.
Both smoking and non-smoking rooms are available.
AC Vilamarí Hotel is located within five minutes walking of the Fira de Barcelona conference centre. This will be useful for guests attending events at this location. Next to the Fira de Barcelona, in Plaza Espanya, it is also possible to find the Palau Nacional - Barcelona's Palace. This is the home of a museum of Catalan art and the famous Magic Fountain show. For more details please see our Guide to the Magic Fountains.
|Fira de Barcelona|
The hotel is also located very close to Paral.lel. This street runs between the areas of Poble Sec and Raval. These two areas are popular amongst locals for their interesting restaurants and bars. If you have some time it is worth checking out Tapioles 53 on Calle Tapioles. This restaurant offers a menu that changes daily, homely surroundings and a chef that comes to your table to talk you through the menu.
The hotel is a 15-minute walk from the Ramblas. This is one of Barcelona's most popular tourist destinations and is at the hub of Barcelona's touristic action.
The nearest Metro station to the hotel is Poble Sec. This is five minutes walk from the hotel, ensuring that no areas of Barcelona will take too long to get to.
If you don't speak Spanish and you are unfamiliar with Barcelona booking a private airport transfer is a good option to consider. Once booked, you will have someone waiting to meet you at Barcelona airport to take you to your hotel. They will be holding a sign with your name on it. You need to book this service online before you leave by following the links below.
You can reserve a shared minibus transfer from Barcelona Airport to your hotel or vice versa. Note that this service is not a private service for you own group but the minibus will be shared with other passengers.
Via Taxi: A taxi from the airport should take about 25 minutes and cost around €25.00 - €30.00 depending on traffic and luggage.
Via Train: The RENFE train leaves the airport every half an hour and will take you to Passeig de Gràcia in 25 minutes. You can either use the T10 transport ticket from the airport (T10 costs €9.80 for 10 separate journeys on Barcelona public transport) or you can buy a single fare ticket for €3.80. You then change at Passeig de Gràcia onto the Yellow Metro Line to Urquinaona, from here you will change onto the Red Line and head to Rocafort. Your hotel is then 5 minutes walk from the metro.
Via Bus: Take the 'Aerobus' to Plaza de Catalunya from directly outside the airport. The Aerobus generally runs every 10 - 15 minutes and the journey time is 30 minutes. The hotel is not in walking distance of the station. You can take a taxi from the train station if you have lots of luggage. This will take about 10 - 15 minutes and cost about €10.00 - €12.00. Alternatively you can take the Red Line from Plaza de Catalunya to Rocafort. Your hotel is 5 minutes walk from the metro.
AC Vilamarí Hotel is likely to prove popular with business people - it is located conveniently close to the Fira de Barcelona and has various meeting and conference rooms on its premises. It is also well positioned for tourists; however, some may wish to be closer to the Ramblas.
AC Vilamarí Hotel - 4 Star
08015 Barcelona, España
Metro: Rocafort (Red Line, L1)