|Reservation information for the Reding Hotel|
The hotel is designed simply but classically. The lobby area is small and slightly cold, due to its glass front desk, grey marble floors and blue lighting. However, the front desk staff are friendly and helpful, giving the area the welcoming feel that it needs.
There is no pool or gym in the hotel. There is buffet breakfast available. There is also a bar in the hotel.
Pets are not allowed in the hotel.
There is one room in the hotel that is usually used as a lounge for guests. However it can be rented by companies for meetings or conferences. It holds a maximum of 30 people. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel for all guests. There is also one computer available in the lobby with internet access that guests may use free of charge.
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 44 rooms in the hotel, over 5 floors. Rooms are Individual, Twin, Double or a Comfort Suite. There are five Comfort Suites available - these are a bigger room containing a double bed. The Comfort Suites also include either single or double sofa beds. They can, therefore, be used by up to 4 people.
The hotel is located on a quiet road. Some of the rooms are interior, allowing for the quietest environment. The interior rooms on the fifth floor of the hotel have balconies overlooking a small inner courtyard.
Each room offers air conditioning, a television, a safe, a telephone and a mini-bar.
Reding Hotel is based close to Plaza de la Universitat. This is home to many of Barcelona's major University buildings.
|Plaza de la Universitat|
The hotel is based close to the top of Calle Tallers. This is a popular street for interesting shops. Holala Plaza and Retro City are both homes to some of Barcelona's best ranges of vintage clothing. Holala Plaza sells more collectible, designer and pricey clothes. Retro City is an opportunity to get your hands dirty, with racks and basins full to the brim with cheap second hand clothing.
Reding Hotel is also within 10 minutes walking distance of both Portal de l'Angel and Passeig de Gràcia. These streets are where you can find many of Barcelona's chain stores such as H&M; Mango and Zara. It is also where you will be able to feast your eyes on the high-end designer labels such as Burberry, Gucci and Prada.
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. This should also 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 €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 . You then change at Passeig de Gràcia onto the Green Line metro and travel one stop to Catalunya. Your hotel is then 5 minutes walk from the metro.
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. The hotel is 5 minutes walk from Plaça de Catalunya, or less than 2 minutes in a taxi that will cost about €4.00 - €5.00.
Reding Hotel Barcelona offers a standard hotel that is well situated for those who need to be close to the Universities or Plaça de Catalunya. It is a functional accommodation, slightly lacking in the Spanish character that some might hope for from their hotel. However, its friendly staff and central location may provide just what many holidaymakers are looking for.
Reding Hotel Barcelona - 3 star
Calle Gravina, 5 - 7
08001 Barcelona, España.
Metro: Universitat (Red Line, L1) or (Purple Line, L2)