|Reservation information for the Hotel Condes|
The spacious lobby leads onto a piano lounge with a well-stocked bar. There is also a roof top bar, the Terrace, which has views onto the busy street below and out over the city. The hotel has 2 swimming pools, one indoor and one outdoor. There is a small gym and the hotel guests have access to a nearby fitness centre where you can enjoy sports such as squash. The restaurant is called Thalassa and is popular with guests and the public. The hotel has handicapped facilities. Baby-sitting can also be arranged at reception.
The hotel Condes Barcelona has a business centre with office supplies and a computer with printer. 2 function rooms are available for your events. They have a maximum capacity of 300 people. The hotel has audiovisual equipment and will help your event run as smoothly as possible.
Many of the rooms overlook the architecturally grand Passeig de Gràcia, and some of the newer rooms have a view over interior gardens. The Hotel Condes rooms aren't spacious but they have satellite TV, a mini-bar, a safe, internet connection, a direct phone line and elegant en-suite bathrooms. Noise might be a problem because the hotel is located on quite a busy crossroads, so if you are a light-sleep ask for interior rooms or rooms on the upper floors where noise will be less of a problem.
|Area Around Hotel Condes|
The central location of the hotel Condes makes it a good base for sight-seeing and shopping. Passeig de Gràcia is lined with luxury shops and also has 2 of Gaudí's emblematic buildings on it. Plaça Catalunya and Las Ramblas with all its street performers is a 10 minute walk away. From here you can wander into the historic areas of El Raval and the Gothic Quarter. In Plaça Catalunya you will find Corte Inglés which is a department store with an internationally stocked supermarket. You will find a pharmacy down the road at number 26.
The shopping on Passeig de Gràcia means that there is a bank almost every 2 blocks, the nearest to the hotel is just to the left. There area also many cafes and restaurants for you to choose from. The metro stop is 2 minutes 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. The 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 need to catch the green line metro to Passeig de Gràcia and the hotel is a 3 minute walk from the station.
The hotel Condes is a popular and classy hotel. It has grandness normally attributed to 5 star hotels. The hotel is in a central location making it good for tourists and business people.
Hotel Condes de Barcelona - 4 Star
Passeig de Gràcia, 73-5
Metro: Passeig de Gràcia (Green Line, L3) 3 mins