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Hotel Cristal Palace Barcelona
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The Cristal Palace Hotel Barcelona seems to be always busy, and I know of people who will not stay anywhere else when they come to Barcelona so they must be doing something right. Popular for tourists and business people this hotel is just off Passeig de Gràcia, one of Barcelona's most famous streets, and is bright, modern and has good facilities.

Hotel Facilities

Pictory is the hotel's restaurant that serves up international and local cuisine for all three meals. The set lunch menu will set you back about  €17.00 . The front desk functions 24 hours a day and there is also a tour desk should you need any tourist information. There is a laundry service and a safe at reception. Baby-sitting can be organized by the hotel and children under 12 stay free. There is also parking and valet parking. The hotel has a business corner with internet. A range of artwork is displayed around the public areas of the hotel and is available to buy.

Business Facilities

The Salons Picasso, Miró and Dalí are offered for all your events and business needs. The rooms are kitted out with audiovisual resources and have temperature control and natural light. The 3 rooms can be opened up to form one large room which has a capacity of 150 people. Otherwise the Picasso is the largest room with a capacity of 90. The hotel also has a business corner with a computer linked to the internet and a printer.


The rooms at the Cristal Palace Hotel are decorated in a similar fashion to each other, with a patterned carpet and wooden headboard. Most have a balcony overlooking either Passeig de Gràcia or Calle Diputació, though Passeig de Gràcia would be preferable in terms of the amount of sunlight you would get. Check in is at  13:00  and check out is at  12:00 noon , rooms are fully equipped with modern amenities such as satellite TV, mini-bar and full bathroom.

Area around the Hotel Cristal Palace
Area around the Hotel Cristal Palace

Hotel Location and Facilities

The Cristal Palace hotel Barcelona has an undeniable good location which may in part explain its popularity. Just off the famous Passeig de Gràcia, a luxury-lined street that is home to some of Gaudí's work and is an excellent place to have coffee and watch the world go by. Being here means that you are surrounded by good restaurants and cafes. There is a bank almost every 2 blocks so you can carry on your shopping unhindered, and a pharmacy at number 26. The metro stop is Passeig de Gràcia which is 3 minutes away. Plaça Catalunya and Las Ramblas are a 10 minute walk away.

How to travel from the airport to the hotel

How to arrange your transport from Barcelona Airport in advance of your trip.

You can either arrange a private transfer or minibus shared transfer.

Private Transfer A private transfer is dedicated for you and your party only. The driver will be waiting at your arrivals gate holding a sign with your name on it. Your driver will assist you with your luggage to your own private vehicle and you will be driven directly to your hotel.

Minibus Transfer The shared minibus transfer option is cheaper than the private transfer. Unlike a private transfer you would need to make your way to a dedicated meeting point and the vehicle may be shared with other passengers. You will be taken to your hotel however there may be some stops for other passengers along the way.

You can reserve both the private or the shared transport by following this link:

Book your Barcelona Airport hotel advanced transport reservation.

Public transport transfer options

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 station, in about 25 minutes and costs  €4.10  for a single ticket. Your hotel is a 3 minute walk from the station.

Via Bus The Aerobus will also take you from the Airport to Catalunya station and costs  €5.90 . The journey time is around 30 minutes. Once at Catalunya station you have a 5 minute walk to the hotel.

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In a nutshell

The Cristal Palace Hotel Barcelona is a smart, functional hotel, very popular all year round with tourists and business people who want to be in the centre of town but in a smart area. Good sweets at reception!

Cristal Palace Hotel Barcelona - 4 Star
Diputació, 257
08007 Barcelona, España.


metroMetro: Passeig de Gràcia (Green Line, L3) 3 minutes or Catalunya (Green Line, L3) 5 minute walk.

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