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Hotel Gran Havana Barcelona
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On a corner of Gran Via, in an imposing building dating from 1872 is the Gran Havana Hotel Barcelona. Contrasting with the exterior of the building is the simple modernity of the interior. This hotel is classy and popular with conventions, in fact when I was there the international motocross convention there.

Hotel Facilities

Grand Palace is the name of the hotel's restaurant that serves up mostly seasonal Catalan based cuisine. There is also a full buffet breakfast here every morning complete with a dieter's choice menu. In the lobby underneath the huge kidney-shaped skylight is the bar which has live piano music from  20:00 - 21:00 . Sopar & Blues takes place on the first Thursday of every month. It is an event which began 10 years ago and fuses cuisine with some live blues/ jazz music.

One of the best things about this hotel is its sun terrace and swimming pool. Here you can have a swim, relax and look out towards the mountains of Tibidabo whilst soaking up the sun. You can also book a range of massages at the hotel which cost  €60.00  an hour.

Business Facilities

The Gran Havana hotel Barcelona has a conventions department which can help with the organization and running of functions and business meetings. The meeting rooms are equipped with audiovisual resources and there is also a secretarial service and simultaneous translation facilities. There is Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.


The Gran Havana hotel Barcelona has 145 rooms. The rooms are all modern, with marble bathrooms and furniture made from African bubinga wood. The rooms have air-conditioning, a mini-bar, satellite TV, internet access and Wi-Fi. There are also 4 suites and 6 junior suites and 10 of the rooms have their own terrace. The hotel is situated on the corner of the wide Gran Via so enjoys direct sunlight for most of the day.

Hotel Gran Havana local
Hotel Gran Havana local

Hotel Location and Facilities

The Gran Havana hotel is in an up-market area of town, on a picturesque part of Gran Via. The hotel is in a central location, a 10 minute walk from Passeig de Gràcia where there is some varied shopping to be had, as well as 2 of Gaudí's most recognizable buildings. Las Ramblas is a further 5-10 minutes. There is a cash point 2 minutes down the road at number 637 and for good cafes I would recommend going to Passeig de Gràcia where you can sit outside and people watch whilst you have a coffee. There is a very old, beautiful pharmacy 5 minutes down the road towards Passeig de Gràcia as well.

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 transfer from Barcelona airport to your hotel in advance of your trip.

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. Once at Passeig de Gràcia you can walk to the hotel in about 10 minutes .

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. From Catalunya you have a 12 minute walk to the hotel.

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In a nutshell

The Gran Havana Hotel Barcelona is a top-class hotel in a beautiful part of Barcelona, just a short walk from the very centre of the city. Good for those on business or pleasure.

Gran Hotel Havana Barcelona - 4 Star
Gran Via de Les Corts Catalanes, 647
08010 Barcelona, España.


metroMetro: Girona (Yellow Line, L4) 5 mins

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