|Reservation Information For The Sunotel Central Hotel|
Sunotel Central Hotel is located on the large and wide street - Gran Via Cortes Catalanes. It is located between Plaza Universitat and Plaza Espanya. The hotel itself has an impressive and classic exterior - a large brick building holds wide and ornate balconies. What lies beneath is a classic hotel with a traditional style. The lobby area is large with wooden floors and red and yellow checked couches.
One of the restaurant's outstanding features, of which they are very proud, is the theatre/restaurant that is attached to the hotel - Aquarella. This space is in the basement of the building. This old-school concept allows people to dine whilst watching performances in the theatre. The hotel also offers a rooftop pool and Jacuzzi.
There is no fitness centre in the hotel. However. There is a pool on the terrace of the building. This is not heated and is open in the summer months (approximately June - October) from the morning time until 21:00. There is also a small Jacuzzi on the roof terrace, with the same opening times. There is also a bar on the roof terrace that is opened in the summer months.
The hotel's restaurant is contained within its theatre space. Here, buffet breakfast is available from 07:00 - 11:00. It costs €14.00 including tax, per person. The cuisine served for lunch and dinner is Mediterranean style. It is possible to eat with or without watching the show.
There is a small bar in the lobby area of the hotel. This is open all day, until 23:00 for drinks.
No pets are allowed in the hotel. Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 12:00 noon.
There are no official meeting rooms in the hotel. However, the Aquarella theatre space is available to hire for functions and conferences. It holds 150 - 170 people. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the whole hotel for all guests. There are no computers in the hotel for guests' use.
There are 2 rooms in the hotel that have been adapted for disabled use. They have widened doors and special showers. There are lifts to all floors.
There are a total of 80 rooms in the hotel, over 7 floors. All rooms are either twins or doubles. However, the Junior Suites are slightly bigger and have a private terrace.
The rooms that are street facing have balconies. For those hoping for a quiet room, it is best to reserve one at the back of the building. However, the rooms at the front of the building have double-glazed windows.
The entire hotel is non-smoking. There are smoke detectors in all of the rooms.
Room service is not available.
Hotel Sunotel Central is located directly opposite a large cinema. It also has a theatre and dining space on its premises. It therefore has much entertainment in close proximity. It is also located within less than five minutes walk from one of Barcelona's most well-known and loved patisseries - Escriba.
Gran Via itself holds more treats than just the cake shop. It is the home of many interesting shops and restaurants. It is worth looking out for the traditional Spanish deli-style shops - not only do they have classic façades, they also offer many shopping options for foodies.
The hotel is a ten-minute walk from Plaza de Espanya. This square is home to some of Barcelona University's most important buildings. It is also the gateway to areas such as Plaza de Catalunya and the Ramblas.
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 Purple Line metro and travel one stop to Universitat. 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 about a 15 minute walk from Plaza de Catalunya. You can take a taxi from the train station if you have lots of luggage. This will take about 5 minutes and cost around €6.00. Alternatively you can take the Red Line from Plaza de Catalunya to Universitat where the hotel is just 1 block away along Gran Via Corts Catalanes.
Sunotel Central Barcelona is a hotel for those who enjoy the old-time romance of hotels. There is a cabaret style theatre in its basement and the décor is classic. It is located close to the tourist attractions, but not the beach.
Sunotel Central Hotel - 4 Star
Gran Vía Corts Catalanes 570
08011 Barcelona, España
Metro: Universitat (Red Line, L1) or (Purple Line, L2)