|Reservation Information For The Zenit Borrell Hotel|
Zenit Borrell Hotel has a very modern exterior. Minimalist glass balconies, red walls and metal pillars ensure that the hotel looks very different to the classic Barcelona hotel. Its lobby area is long. It leads to a bar and restaurant area at the back of the space. Behind the front desk there is a bar area, with high stools, adding a casual air to an otherwise formal space. Wide black pillars punctuate the lobby and sit well next to the white marble floor.
The hotel is located in Eixample - the area known to be Barcelona's most affluent. It is a 2 minute walk from a major road - Avenida Roma. Tourists may be in search of a hotel slightly closer to the heart of the city; however, business people may be pleased with the close proximity to the station and the business area of town. There are also extensive business facilities in the hotel.
There is no pool or gym in the hotel.
There is a restaurant on the ground floor. Buffet breakfast is served for €13.00 plus tax. It is served from Monday - Friday 07:00 - 10:30 and Saturday - Sunday 07:30 - 11:00. Lunch is either a la catre or a set menu ('Menu del Dia') of three courses costing €14.92. It is served from 13:30 - 16:00. Dinner is a la carte and is served from 20:00 - 23:00.
There is also a bar in the hotel. It is based in the lobby area and is open from 11:00 - 23:00.
Room service is available from the restaurant and is served during the same hours.
No pets are allowed in the hotel.
Check-in time is from 13:00 and check-out time is at 12:00 noon.
There are three meeting rooms available in the hotel. Two have a capacity of 30 people and the other has a capacity of 40 people.
Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. It is available free of charge to all customers. There is also a business centre with two computers with internet access free of charge.
There are 2 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 74 rooms in the hotel over 6 floors. The rooms available are singles, twins and doubles. There are total of three extra beds available to add to the rooms. They are charged at a surplus of €30.00 plus tax.
The rooms at the exterior of the hotel have balconies. The rooms all have double-glazed windows. 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 hairdryer, a safe, a television with satellite, a telephone and a mini-bar.
There are two floors of the hotel where smoking is permitted. It is not permitted anywhere else in the hotel, apart from at the bar in the bar area.
Zenit Borrell Hotel Barcelona is located a 15 minute walk from Estació Sants. This is convenient for travelers coming from Barcelona Airport, as the train route into the city includes a stop at Sants. Tourists interested in making day trips out of the city can also avail of the hotel's location.
For those who don't mind walking, the hotel is a 15 - 20 minute walk from Rambla de Catalunya. This street is picturesque - lined with cafés and bars with outside terraces, where it is possible to enjoy a coffee in the sunshine. It is also the home of Taller de Tapas. This is a Barcelona restaurant chain that is very popular amongst tourists. It makes tapas accessible with easy to understand menus, helpful staff and organised seating (many tapas bars involve a struggle for a small piece of elbow space at the bar). However, it is still authentic, serving all of the most local tapas.
The hotel is also a 10 minute walk from Gran Via Corts Catalanes. This is a large road that leads from Plaza Espanya to Plaza Universitat. It is where you can find the two-floor travel bookshop Altair. This is a wonderful place to spend an afternoon flicking through the large photography books or just taking a snooze in one of their large and comfy armchairs!
The hotel is a 10 minute walk from Mercat del Nino. This is a large roofed food market. It is a great opportunity to find out more about the wide array of cheeses and meats that Barcelona has to offer. It is popular with locals as well as tourists.
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 Estació Sants 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. From Estació Sants 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.
Zenit Borrell Hotel Barcelona is located within 15 - 20 minutes walk of many attractive areas, without being particularly close to any. It will be a popular choice for business people due to its impressive array of business facilities. Its modern style may not appeal to those in search of a traditional Barcelona experience.
Zenit Borrell Hotel - 4 Star
Calle Comte Borrell 208
08029 Barcelona, España
Metro: Hospital Clínic (Blue Line, L5)