|Reservation information for the Husa Barcelona Hotel|
Its exterior is slightly dated, with large lettering painting onto the exterior wall of the building. Its lobby area is very small, with little more than a front desk. It sits at the bottom of a small flight of stairs that lead to the elevators. A large mirrored wall sits opposite the front desk and allows the room a sense of space.
The hotel is simple, however its prices are relatively low for a hotel in such a central location.
There is no pool or gym in the hotel. There is no restaurant. However, buffet breakfast is served for €15.00 per person. It is served from 07:00 - 11:00 .
There is no bar.
Pets are allowed in the hotel, provided that they are small.
Short Stay rooms are available on request. They are usually charged at around 40% of the full room price.
There are no meeting rooms available in the hotel. Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel and is free of charge. There is a computer available with internet, it is charged at a rate of €3.00 per 10 minutes.
There are no rooms available for wheelchair users. There is also a very narrow staircase leading the lifts, making then hotel highly inaccessible to wheelchair users.
There are a total of 79 rooms in the hotel over 8 floors. The rooms available are singles (5 rooms), doubles/twins and suites (2 rooms) that accommodate up to four people.
All rooms have double-glazing. However, those requiring a quiet nights sleep should request the rooms on the highest floors at the interior of the hotel. Some of the rooms on the 7th floor of the building have balconies.
All rooms include air conditioning, a safe, a television with satellite, a telephone and a mini-bar.
|Xocoa Chocolate Shop|
Husa Barcelona Hotel is located on a relatively quiet street whilst remaining in a central location. It is a 2 minute walk from Plaza Catalunya, the square that sits at the top of the Ramblas. The Ramblas is often seen to be the heart of touristic Barcelona. It is part pedestrianized and is lined with souvenir shops and street entertainers.
Chocoholics will be pleased to note that there is a chocolate shop - Xocoa, just two doors up from the hotel. This Barcelona chain has been seen cropping up around the city in recent years due to its growing popularity. It offers interesting and original treats such as chocolate with rose petals and chocolate 'postcards'.
Those who are concerned that there is no restaurant in the hotel need not fear - Barkeno Restaurant is right next to the hotel. It is a large space with a nautical theme - model ships and shipping maps adorning the walls. The restaurant serves Mediterranean style cuisine and has a large array of seafood dishes on the menu.
|Barkeno Restaurant||Passeig de Gràcia 's Ornate Street Lamps|
The hotel is a 2 minute walk from Gran Via. This large street is the home of various bars and restaurants. It also houses a beautiful travel bookshop - Altair. This two-story building offers large photography books from all around the world in an environment that is conducive to whiling away the hours in peace.
The hotel is also a 5 minute walk from Passeig de Gràcia. This affluent street is lined with decorative wrought iron street lamps and is the home of many designer and high street stores - everything from Zara to Prada.
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 in 25 minutes. You can either use the T10 transport ticket from the airport (T10 costs €9.95 for 10 separate journeys on Barcelona public transport) or you can buy a single fare ticket for €4.10 . The hotel is a 5 minute walk from the station. Alternatively, if you have a lot of luggage, a taxi would take 2 minutes and cost €5.00 - €6.00.
Via Bus: Take the 'Aerobus' to Plaza Catalunya from directly outside the airport. The Aerobus generally runs every 10 - 15 minutes and the journey time is 30 minutes. A single will cost €5.90 . The hotel is a 2 minute walk from Plaza Catalunya.
Husa Barcelona Hotel will be popular for its location rather than its style. It is a basic space at the heart of the city. It may prove a particularly useful option for families, providing rooms for up to four people. It offers value for an active traveller who is keen to be surrounded by the hustle bustle of the city.
Husa Barcelona Hotel - 4 Star
Calle Caspe 1-13
08010 Barcelona, España.
Metro: Catalunya (Red Line, L1) or (Green Line, L3)