|Reservation information for the Millenni Hotel|
The small area is made bright with large windows that allow light to stream in. There are large vases containing black bamboos. The hotel's amenities are impressive - offering a terrace, spa and fitness centre.
The hotel's location is close to both the areas of Raval and Poble Sec. These barrios are both known to be increasingly attractive, with interesting options for restaurants, bars and museums. The hotel is also close to Plaza de Espanya, home of the Fira de Barcelona - this may appeal to those attending conferences at the large centre.
There is no pool in the hotel. However there is a small spa area containing a Jacuzzi and a sauna in the basement. It also contains a gym with a running machine, a cycling machine and weights. There is also a small Jacuzzi on the roof of the hotel, where there is a terrace.
There is an area serving Buffet breakfast. Following breakfast, this area becomes the bar area.
Room service is available. The menu offers simple baguettes, yoghurt, fruit and cake.
Pets are allowed in the hotel.
There is one meeting room in the hotel with a capacity of 40 people. There is also free Wi-Fi for all customers throughout the hotel. There is a business area where there is computers available providing access to the internet free of charge. The area also includes a coffee machine that is free of charge for customers of the hotel.
The hotel contains one room with disabled access. It has widened doors and a special shower. There are lifts to all floors.
There are a total of 46 rooms in the hotel, over 5 floors. Rooms available are either a single (there is only one single room), Doubles for Single use, Doubles (doubles include Queen size beds), and Junior Suites that can fit up to 4 people (2 people sleeping on a sofa bed). Junior Suites provide a jacuzzi in the room.
The hotel is located on a main road with a lot of traffic. The rooms at the front of the building offer the best views of the city of Barcelona. The windows are double-glazed, however there is still likely to be noise from the street. Those hoping for quieter rooms should request those at the back of the hotel. The rooms on the third floor at the front of the building have balconies.
Each room offers air conditioning, a television, a safe, bathrobes and a mini-bar.
Hotel Millenni is based just behind one of Barcelona's largest roads - Avenida Paral.lel. This is a main road that leads from the port to the centre of town at Plaza Espanya. The hotel is situated about half way up the street and is thus approximately a ten-minute walk from both the port and Plaza de Espanya. Plaza de Espanya is the home of two important buildings - the Fira Barcelona and the Palace.
The Fira Barcelona is a large conference centre where some important Barcelona events such as Bread & Butter and the Harley Davidson conference take place.
The Palace is a large and impressive building dominating the square. It can be approached down a large tree-lined avenue and is flanked by sets of wide steps. It is also the site for the spectacular magic fountain show. For more details please see our Guide to the Magic Fountain of Montjuïc.
|The Apolo Theatre|
Avenida Paral.lel itself also offers various places of interest. Within two minutes walk of the hotel you will find the Apolo Theatre. Further up the street there is also the Apolo nightclub for those in search of a night out. Apolo is one of Barcelona's best-known clubs. It offers both concerts and club nights and is based within a beautiful old theatre venue, with wooden seating around the edge of the dance floor, red velvet curtains and chandeliers.
|The MACBA Square|
The hotel is also based in the heart of the area of Raval. This area is part of Barcelona's old town. Although parts of El Raval have a reputation for being rough and ready, it is also fast becoming one of the most trendy areas in the old town. The area is full of small, independent bars, affordable local restaurants, design studios and art galleries. It is the home of the CCCB and the MACBA. These are two of Barcelona's museums of contemporary art and culture. They are housed within an interesting modern glass structure.
The hotel is within ten minutes walk of the Ramblas, where you will be at the centre of many of Barcelona's most popular tourist attractions.
Avenida Paral.lel should provide most necessary amenities such as internet cafés, banks, pharmacies and supermarkets.
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 €30.00 - €35.00 .
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 . You then change at Passeig de Gràcia onto the Green Line metro and travel four stops to Paral.lel. Your hotel is then less than 3 minutes walk from the metro. Alternatively you can take a taxi, this will take about 10 - 15 minutes and cost around €10.00 - €12.00.
Via Bus: Take the 'Aerobus' to Plaça de Catalunya from directly outside the airport. The Aerobus generally runs every 10 - 15 minutes and the journey time is 30 minutes. From here, the hotel is a 10 minute taxi ride that will cost about €8.00 - €10.00. Alternatively, you can catch the metro from Catalunya to Paral.lel, just three stops on the Green Line, from where the hotel is less than 3 minutes walk.
Hotel Millenni will appeal to business people and tourists alike. Its location is convenient for those who require close proximity to the Fira de Barcelona, but it is also well situated for those looking to take in the sights if Barcelona. Its business style may not appeal to all, but it remains a warm and friendly space.
Millenni Hotel - 4 star
Ronda Sant Pau, 14
08001 Barcelona, España.
Metro: Paral.lel (Green Line, L3)