|Reservation Information For The Hotel Inglaterra Barcelona|
Hotel Inglaterra Barcelona is part of the Majestic chain that also owns the excellent Hotel Majestic on Passeig de Gràcia so when I went I was expecting quality and style, and I wasn't disappointed. Whilst the hotel is obviously not half as grand as the 5 star Majestic it is newly refurbished and exudes professionalism and class. The location on the popular, central shopping street Calle Pelai is also a selling point.
For such a central hotel the Inglaterra has a varied list of facilities. There is a lobby bar and a small restaurant called Redcafé. There is a library where you can sit and read both the Spanish and international press. The terrace on the roof is gorgeous and has some lovely views, especially in the evening when you can sit and have a drink in the candle light and take in Barcelona's skyline. The hotel offers a laundry service, a courier service and even a florist service.
The Inglaterra has one room, the Britannia, to meet all your function needs. The room has a capacity of 40 people and is equipped with all the latest technology.
The 60 rooms in the Hotel Inglaterra have all been designed elegantly with some original design touches, they are very welcoming to come back to after a long day taking in the sights of Barcelona. Some rooms even have a small outside seating area. All the rooms have air-conditioning, a minibar, satellite TV, Wi-Fi and internet connections. As well as phone, a desk and beautiful modern bathrooms.
|Area around Hotel Inglaterra Barcelona|
The hotel is located a short walk from many places of interest. Las Ramblas is at the bottom of the street, Passeig de Gràcia, home to some of Gaudí's building and some very up-markets shops is a 5 minute walk away. The area known as El Raval is behind the hotel and has the MACBA contemporary art museum and some little hidden gems of shops and cafes. There is a pharmacy in Plaça Universitat, a Starbucks across the street, and an internet place just on Plaça Catalunya. You are also in shopping central, Calle Pelai has the largest concentration of shoe shops so it's lucky that there's a cash point a block down. You have use of 2 metro stops, Plaça Catalunya and Plaça Universitat if you fancy wandering a bit further a field out of the centre of the city.
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. The hotel is a 10 minute walk from the station.
Via Bus The Aerobus will also take you from the Airport to Catalunya station and costs €5.75. The journey time is around 30 minutes. You have a 3 minute walk to your the Hotel from the station.
A boutique-style hotel which is modern and elegant. The central location and good design makes it a good choice for stylish travelers who like to be at the centre of the action.
Hotel Inglaterra - 3 Star
Calle de Pelai, 14
Metro: Plaça Universitat (Red Line, L1) or Plaça Catalunya (Green Line, L3) both about 3 mins