|Reservation Information For The Reding Hotel|
Reding Hotel Barcelona is located close to Plaza de la Universitat at the top of Raval. It is well located in terms of its close proximity to many of Barcelona's varied districts. Beyond Universitat, the hotel is in easy walking distance of Gràcia and Eixample - two of Barcelona's most affluent areas. The square is also adjacent to Plaza de Catalunya, at the top of the Ramblas, ensuring that the touristic centre is only a five-minute walk away. Raval itself, where the hotel is situated, is an up and coming area that is popular for its culture - with many interesting galleries, museums and independent designer shops.
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 that is sold from Monday - Saturday 07:30 - 10:30 and Saturday - Sunday 08:00 - 11:00. It costs €14.00 (plus tax). There is also a bar in the hotel that is open from 08:00 - 23:00.
Pets are not allowed in the hotel.
Check-in time is flexible, depending on availability and check-out time is at 12:00 noon.
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.
Three floors of the hotel are non-smoking. The other two floors are smoking.
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.
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 in 25 minutes. You can either use the T10 transport ticket from the airport (T10 costs €9.80 for 10 separate journeys on Barcelona public transport) or you can buy a single fare ticket for €3.80. 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 Plaza 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 Plaza 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 Plaza 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)