|Reservation Information For The Auto Hogar|
The reception area of this friendly hotel is full of squashy, brown leather sofa scattered with papers for you to browse. There is a door off the lobby leading to a diner-style café where breakfast is served in the morning. The hotel has a restaurant called Sidreria which specializes in Basque cuisine. There is also parking and a laundry service available.
The rooms are spacious and sparse but comfortable. The rooms at the front of the hotel have direct sunlight for most of the morning. There are 170 rooms in all, triples are also available. Rooms have a telephone, TV and a safe box. The rooms at the front of the hotel may experience more noise as Parallel is one of Barcelona's main roads.
The Hotel Auto Hogar has a very good location, just 10 minutes walk to Las Ramblas and to Plaça Espanya and Montjuïc with it's beautiful Palau Nacional and Magic Fountain. Parallel is also a busy road scattered with cafes, restaurants and other amenities. Just opposite the hotel is a metro stop Parallel, a cash point, an arcade and a post box!
|Area around Hotel Auto Hogar|
|Area around hotel Auto Hogar|
The hotel is a short walk away from the Sant Antoni market which is mainly a fresh food market and is wonderful to stroll around. The road leading up to the market, Ronda Sant Pau is home to many other cafes as well as some newsagents and a couple of pharmacies.
The hotel is also good for business travelers as it is near one of Barcelona's business districts with the Palace of Congressors and the Fira Barcelona event halls.
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 Passeig de Gràcia station, in about 25 minutes and costs €3.80 for a single ticket. You then have to change at Passeig de Gràcia for the Green Line Metro to Paral-lel and your hotel is 1 minute walk from the metro stop.
Via Bus The Aerobus will also take you from the Airport to Plaça Catalunya and costs €5.90 . The journey time is around 30 minutes. From Catalunya you then have to catch the Green Line Metro to Paral-lel and your hotel is 1 minute walk from the metro stop.
The Hotel Auto Hogar Barcelona is a charming, basic hotel with a good atmosphere. Excellent value for money and near the centre this hotel would suit anyone from a business traveller on a budget to families.
Hotel Auto Hogar Barcelona - 2 Star
Avenida Paral.lel, 64
Metro: Parallel, (Green Line, L3) 1 minute walk