|Reservation information for the Hotel Cristal Palace|
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.
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|
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.
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 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.
The Cristal Palace Hotel Barcelona is a smart, functional hotel, 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 are at reception!
Cristal Palace Hotel Barcelona - 4 Star
08007 Barcelona, España.
Metro: Passeig de Gràcia (Green Line, L3) 3 minutes or Catalunya (Green Line, L3) 5 minute walk.