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Hotel Nouvel Barcelona
Reservation information for the Hotel Nouvel Barcelona
There is no denying that the façade of the hotel Nouvel Barcelona, and the lobby is historically stunning, so I felt a little let down at the interior of the hotel. However it is not without charm, the hotel was packed when I went to visit, probably due to its central location just off Las Ramblas on a popular shopping street.

Hotel Facilities

The hotel Nouvel Barcelona does not have many facilities like a pool or a sun terrace, the size of the old building perhaps does not permit them. However there is an attached restaurant called la Lluna which has recently been restored and renovated and serves international cuisine. There is also a comfortable lounge area in the lobby.

Business Facilities

Hotel Nouvel Barcelona has no business facilities, it is therefore suited for tourist visitors.

Rooms at the Hotel Nouvel Barcelona

There are 78 rooms all have a bathroom, air-conditioning, satellite TV, a direct phone line and a few have a mini-bar and a safe. Some of the rooms have small balconies overlooking the bustling street below.

Hotel Location and facilities

Photo of Hotel Nouvel
Photo of Hotel Nouvel

It is the location of the Hotel Nouvel Barcelona that is its main advantage point. It is a 2 minute walk to Las Ramblas where you can enjoy the street performers on Barcelona's most famous road. The street on which the hotel is on is narrow and beautiful because it's part of the historic Gothic Quarter and thus the buildings are all old. The street also has some tempting bakeries and cafes, as well as little shops in which to browse. Head in the opposite direction to Las Ramblas and you are heading into the Gothic quarter, the cathedral is a short walk away. However before you get to the cathedral you will find yourself on one of Barcelona's best shopping streets, Avenida Portal de L'Angel. The nearest metro stop is Plaça Catalunya, 5 minutes away, but when everything you want to see is so close I don't suppose the metro is important. There are several cash points and pharmacies nearby on Las Ramblas, as well as a large supermarket called Carrefour Express which is directly opposite as you enter from the hotel's street onto Las Ramblas. Also Corte Inglés which is department store, is just at the end of the street.

How to travel from the airport to the hotel

Booking your airport transport in advance online

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.

Book your shared minibus airport transport in advance.

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.

Book your private airport to hotel transfer in advance online.

Minibus shuttle transfer to / from Barcelona Airport

You can reserve your place on a 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.

Minibus Transfer: BCN Barcelona Airport to / or from your hotel.

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. The hotel is a 10 minute walk from the metro.

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. You have a 5 minute walk to your the Hotel from the station.

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In a nutshell

The hotel Nouvel Barcelona is a basic hotel, in an amazing building and close to many sights of interest. Good for tourists and those who don't mind a bit of noise, popular with young people.

Hotel Nouvel Barcelona - 3 Star
Calle Santa Ana, 18-20
08002 Barcelona, España.

metroMetro: Plaça Catalunya, (Green Line, L3) 5 minutes.

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