|Reservation information for the Sunotel Junior Hotel|
The hotel exterior has a typical hotel style - marble walls, a glass façade and flags hanging above the entrance door. On entering the lobby it is small but bright - white floors and glass windows ensure that the area has a feeling of space. The lobby is clean and appears to have been recently renovated. There is a seating area with comfortable stripy green, cream and maroon couches. Plants are dotted around the room and the front desk towards the back of the room.
The hotel is located a 5 minute walk from Avenida Diagonal - one of Barcelona's major roads that runs right through town. Seasoned travellers with experience in tackling transport systems will cope well in this hotel. However, those who like to have the heart of the city on their doorstep may choose to opt for more central accommodation.
There is a small pool on the roof of the hotel. This is open all year round from 09:00 - 19:00 . It is situated next to a Jacuzzi and a small solarium area with sun loungers. This is an impressive amenity in a two star hotel.
There is no restaurant. However, buffet breakfast is served for €10.00 . It is served from 07:00 - 11:00 all week. There is also a bar in the hotel. It is open from 13:00 - 16:00 and 18:30 - 20:00 . It serves snack foods such as sandwiches.
Room service is available from the bar 24 hours a day. It is served from the bar area.
No pets are allowed in the hotel.
Check-in time is at 13:00 and check-out time is at 12:00 noon .
There are no meeting rooms available in the hotel.
Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. It is available free of charge to all customers. There are no computers with internet access available in the hotel.
There are 4 rooms available in the hotel that are suitable for wheelchair users. They have widened doors and adapted bathrooms. There are lifts to all floors.
There are a total of 34 rooms in the hotel over 5 floors. The rooms available are singles, twins and doubles. It is possible to add an extra bed to some of the rooms at an extra cost of €35.00 .
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.
All rooms include air conditioning, a hair dryer a safe, a television with satellite and a mini-bar.
|Film Café - Filmoteca|
The hotel is located just off Avenida Josep Tarradellas. This road leads to Estació Sants - Barcelona's main train station. The hotel is, therefore, a 15 minute walk from the station. This is convenient for those who require quick access to Barcelona airport, as it can be reached by train from Estació Sants Station. It is also an interesting option for day trips out of Barcelona to areas such as Sitges, Figueres or Girona.
|Barcelona's Industrial University|
A 2 minute walk from the hotel there is a small art house cinema - Filmoteca. This could prove to be a lifesaver on a rainy day or a quiet evening in the city. Most films are shown in their original language, rather than being dubbed, so you may well be able to find a film that suits you. The cinema has its own small café, to sit and pontificate about the merits of the film once its over.
A 5 minute walk from the hotel you can find Barcelona's Industrial University. This may not seem particularly interesting, however, the building is very beautiful -old, grand and Gothic. It is definitely worth a look if you are passing by.
The closest metro station is Hospital Clínic - a 10 minute walk from the hotel. This will prove very useful in reaching areas such as the Ramblas, Plaza Catalunya or Sagrada Familia if you are interested in seeing the sights.
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 Estació Sants 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 . From here take the metro to Hospital Clínic on the Blue Line, from the metro station the hotel is a 5 minute walk.
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. From Plaza Catalunya you can take the Green Line on the metro to Estació Sants and change onto the Blue Line to Hospital Clínic, the hotel is a 5 minute walk from the metro station.
Sunotel Junior Hotel is located in Barcelona city centre but not in the most central location. However, those looking for a budget hotel may not mind making the extra effort - particularly in light of the hotel's impressive amenities. An attractive option within the two star range for those who enjoy the peace and quiet of being away from the heart of the city.
Sunotel Junior Hotel - 2 Star
Avinguda Sarrià 9
08029 Barcelona, España.
Metro: Hospital Clínic (Blue Line, L5)