|Reservation Information For The Acevi Villarroel Hotel|
Acevi Villarroel Hotel has a very modern exterior, similar to the exterior of an airport terminal - with rotating doors, a steel facade and distinctive signage. Its interior reveals a busy and large business hotel, with signs providing details of the meeting rooms, plasma screen televisions and a large front desk. The area is long, with cream floors. Mirrored pillars add to the sense of size in the space. There is a seating area in front of the front desk with beige and light brown furniture and large coffee tables. The restaurant and bar area is visible from the front of the hotel and sits to the left of the lobby area.
The hotel's location is reasonably central. It is a 5 minute walk from the large road - Gran Via Corts Catalanes, leading from Plaza Espanya to Plaza Universitat and beyond. It is a 10 minute walk from Plaza Catalunya, at the very heart of Barcelona's tourist area.
There is an outdoor pool on the second floor of the hotel. The pool in unheated and is open during the summer months. The hotel decides when to open the pool based on the weather. There is a gym in the hotel, with two saunas, a Jacuzzi, a massage area and a sun bed. The fitness centre contains weights and a running machine. It is open from 09:00 - 23:00 .
There is a restaurant on the ground floor called 106 Restaurant. Lunch is either a la carte or a set menu ('Menu del Dia') of three courses costing €12.50 plus tax. Dinner is a la carte and offers Spanish style food as well as tapas.
There is also a bar in the hotel based in the restaurant area.
Room service is available from the restaurant and is served during the same hours.
No pets are allowed in the hotel.
Check-in time is at 15:00 and check-out time is at 12:00 noon .
There are fifteen meeting rooms available in the hotel. They vary from 35 to 280 metres squared.
Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. It is available free of charge to all customers. There is a business centre on each floor of the hotel.
There are 3 rooms available in the hotel that are suitable for wheelchair users. They have widened doors and adapted bathrooms. There are lifts to all floors.
There are a total of 84 rooms in the hotel over 7 floors. The rooms available are singles, twins and doubles. It is also possible to book family rooms - these are two double rooms with interconnecting doors.
The rooms all have double-glazed windows. However, those requiring a quiet nights sleep should request the rooms on the highest floors at the interior of the hotel.
All rooms include air conditioning, a hairdryer, a safe, a television with satellite, a telephone, a choice of pillows and a mini-bar.
Smoking is permitted in selected part of the hotel. It is not permitted anywhere else in the hotel.
Acevi Villarroel Hotel, Barcelona is located a two minute walk from a Xurreria. This is an essential Spanish experience for any tourist to the city. The small cafés or take-aways offer Churros - a long doughnut style dessert that is covered in sugar and normally served in paper cones. It is often enjoyed with a very thick hot chocolate.
|The local Xurreria|
The hotel is a 10 minute walk from Rambla de Catalunya. This street is lined with cafés and bars with outside terraces. It is also the home of Taller de Tapas- a very popular tapas bar. It offers easy to understand menus, helpful staff and organised seating. The quality of the food is high and the tapas selection is authentically Catalan. The restaurant is part of a small Barcelona chain, but still holds an individual feel, with exposed brick walls and chalkboard menus.
The hotel is also a 5 minute walk from Gran Via Corts Catalnaes. This is a large road that leads from Plaza Espanya to Plaza Universitat. On reaching the road you will notice the beautiful Escriba bakery at the opposite side of the road. This is one of Barcelona's most famous bakeries and serves cakes that are created like small works of art. The bakery contains its own small café where you can sample the cakes without ever having to leave the premises.
The hotel is a 15 minute walk from Plaza Catalunya at the top of the Ramblas. This is the true heart of touristic Barcelona and also offers many necessary general amenities such as internet cafés, bureaus de change, pharmacies and supermarkets.
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 . From here the hotel is a short taxi ride away, it will take 5 minutes and cost €6.00 - €8.00. Alternatively you can take the metro to Urgell; from Passeig de Gràcia you will have to take the Yellow Line to Catalunya and change onto the Red Line to Urgell. From Urgell metro station the hotel is a 5 minute walk.
Via Bus: Take the 'Aerobus' to Gran Via Corts Catalanes - Urgell from directly outside the airport. The Aerobus generally runs every 10 - 15 minutes and the journey time is 30 minutes. The hotel is a 5 minute walk from Gran Via Corts Catalanes - Urgell. Alternatively, a taxi would take 2 minutes and cost around €5.00 if you have a lot of luggage.
Acevi Villarroel Hotel Barcelona appeals largely to businesses due to its extensive facilities. However, tourists will also be pleased with its relatively central location and impressive spa facilities. It is a large and modern hotel so those looking for a more personal touch should look for more traditional hotels.
Acevi Villarroel Hotel - 4 Star
Calle Villarroel, 106
08011 Barcelona, España
Metro: Urgell (Red Line, L1)