|Reservation information for the Acta Atrium Palace Hotel|
The hotel lobby area is large with no seating. It has a high atrium ceiling providing light to the room. There are marble floors and spiral staircases at each side of the front desk. An area to the left of the lobby is more comfortable and provides a lounge space. There is a television screening the news, soft red velvet couches and oil paintings of vintage cars hanging on the walls.
The hotel will appeal to families as it offers suites that can sleep up to four in a central location.
There is a pool in the basement of the hotel approximately 10 metres in length by 3 metres in width. The pool is heated and is open all year round. There is a gym in the hotel, with a sauna and a Jacuzzi. The fitness centre contains weights and a running machine. It is open the same hours as the pool.
There is a restaurant serving food throughout the day. Lunch is either a la carte or a set menu ('Menu del Dia') of three courses. Dinner is a la carte.
There is also a bar in the hotel.
Room service is available 24 hours.
No pets are allowed in the hotel.
There are two meeting rooms available in the hotel. One has a capacity of 30 people, the other has a capacity of 20 people.
Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. It is available free of charge to all customers. There is a business centre with two computers available with free internet access.
There are 2 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 71 rooms in the hotel over 7 floors. The rooms available are singles, twins and doubles or suites (suites sleep up to 4 people).
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. The rooms at the front of the building have balconies and some at the back have balconies.
All rooms include air conditioning, a hair dryer, a safe, a television with satellite, a telephone, a choice of pillows and a mini-bar.
The hotel is located on Gran Via Corts Catalanes. This is a large road that runs through the heart of Barcelona. It is the home of gems such as Altair - a large travel bookshop where seats and low lighting make it easy to while away the hours. It is also the home of Escriba - a bakery renowned throughout Barcelona for its creative and delicious cakes.
A 2 minute walk from the hotel is the restaurant Xarcuteria Valentin. This restaurant has a classic and traditional style, with white tablecloths and walls lined in wine bottles. It offers the finest in charcuterie from its deli style counter - meats, cheeses, foie gras and salads. Its prices reflect the high quality of the produce served.
The hotel is a 5 minute walk from Passeig de Gràcia. This is a street that is known for being one of the most popular shopping destinations. It is home of many department stores such as Burberry, Gucci and Prada. It also houses large flagship stores for chains such as Zara and Mango.
The hotel is a 5 minute walk from Plaza Catalunya. This is the square that sits at the top of the Ramblas. The Ramblas is a popular tourist destination. It is also where you will find many useful amenities, such as internet cafés, bureaus de change, supermarkets and pharmacies.
The advanced booking transfers below are independent of the the public transport system. This means if there is a public transport strike these services will continue to operate as normal and you will not be affected by the strike action.
Minibus shared transfer (advanced reservation required)
A shared minibus transfer option is cheaper than the private transfer. You would need to make your way to designated meeting point at the airport.
Private transfer (advanced reservation required)
With a private transfer service the driver will be waiting for you at your arrivals gate. He will have a board or a sign with your name on it so that you can easily identify him. The driver will help you with your bags to the vehicle and then drive you to your hotel.
Via Taxi: A taxi from the airport should take about 25 minutes and cost around €25.00 - €30.00 .
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 €9.95 for 10 separate journeys on Barcelona public transport) or you can buy a single fare ticket for €4.10 . The hotel is a 10 minute walk from the station.
Via Bus: Take the 'Aerobus' to Plaza Catalunya from directly outside the airport. The Aerobus generally runs every 10 - 15 minutes and the journey time is 30 minutes. The hotel is a 10 minute walk from Plaza Catalunya.
Atrium Palace Hotel Barcelona is a classic old 4 star hotel in a central Barcelona location. Its suite rooms will appeal to families and its business facilities will prove useful to those in town for work. Its prices reflect its centrality to comprehensive amenities. If you don't plan on spending much time in your hotel a cheaper alternative may be more appropriate.
Acta Atrium Palace Hotel - 4 Star
Gran Vía Corts Catalanes, 656
08010 Barcelona, España.
Metro: Passeig de Gràcia (Green Line, L3), (Yellow Line, L4) or (Purple Line, L2)