|Reservation Information For The Gran Derby Hotel|
The motto of the Gran Derby hotel Barcelona is "Some Guests will miss us at home" which should give an idea of the atmosphere they have tried to create - one of tranquil, homely grandeur. And they may have succeeded. The outside of the building is beautiful and imposing and it is no different inside with its polished, striking black and white chequered floor and the heavy quietness in the lobby. This hotel is grand and intimidating for those not used to such austerity.
A really gorgeous part of the Gran Derby hotel Barcelona is the outside enclosed garden where there is also a small pool. The hotel has its own car park and there is a courtesy smart car, also dogs are allowed in the building. There are three places where you could eat in the hotel: The Epsom which is a top-class scotch bar by night, and has Miró lithographs on its walls, or The Times café which has produce fresh from the market, or the Gran Derby restaurant. Also, staying at the hotel will give you free access to the nearby Barcelona Egyptian museum. The Gran Derby also has a laundry and ironing service.
There is one large room available for functions, as well as the garden terrace. The room can hold up to 150 people and has views of the hotel's garden and swimming pool. Any necessary equipment is available to hire. Alternatively the hotel prides itself on its duplex junior suites which have totally separate areas so you could hold small meeting in parts of your suite.
There are 29 junior suites in the hotel, and 12 duplex suites which have separate areas where you could work or have meetings. The black and white floor continues into all the rooms which have been decorated stylishly with dark wood and black leather. The rooms all have air-conditioning and heating. You will find a minibar, safe and direct line telephone. The rooms have Wi-Fi, a hairdryer and satellite TV with canal + and in-house movies.
The Gran Derby Hotel Barcelona is situated in the Les Corts area which is one of Barcelona's most important financial districts. The Metro stop Les Corts is a 10 minute walk away and the metro will take you straight to Las Ramblas and other centre of town sites in 15 minutes. The road Travessera Les Corts is 2 minutes away and has a good variety of shops, newsagents and bakeries. There is a bank and a post box on the corner at the end of the road on which the hotel stands. The hotel is also in easy reach of Plaça Espanya, Montjuïc and the beautiful Eixample area.
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 Barcelona Sants (Estacio de Sants) in about 25 minutes and costs €3.80 for a single ticket. From here you have a 15 minute walk to the hotel.
Via Bus You could take the Aerobus cost €5.75 from the Airport and get off at Plaça Espanya from here catch the green line metro to Barcelona Sants (Estacio de Sants). From here the hotel is about 15 minutes walk from the station.
The Gran Derby Hotel Barcelona is an impressive and sophisticated hotel in a quiet area of town. Good for those looking for a little of out of the city centre luxury. The hotel has been designed for comfort and peace but is probably more suitable for those on business than pleasure.
Gran Derby Hotel - 4 Star
Calle Loreto, 28
08029 Barcelona, España
Metro: Barcelona Sants (Green Line, L3) 15 minutes walk