The hotel lobby is plain, with few ornaments and no seating area. The front desk is made from a light MDF wood-style material and is long and thin. The staff on the front desk are friendly and helpful in answering questions.
The hotel is most likely to appeal to customers who require a close proximity to Sants station, but it is worth noting its location on a large main road with a lot of traffic. Barcelona's main tourist's spots are not in walking distance of the hotel. However, the area of Eixample, in which the hotel is based, has its own attractions. It is known for being an affluent area, with many luxurious bars and restaurants.
The proximity close to Estació Sants is also useful for tourists hoping to make day trips out of the city. Trains from Estació Sants head to destinations such as Sitges, Figuerés and the South of France.
There is no pool or gym in the hotel. There is no restaurant.
There is no bar in the hotel.
Room service is generally not available. However, when events such as large conferences take place, room service is offered at the hotel's discretion. Telepizza pizza delivery company brochures are provided in the rooms for customers wishing to order take-away.
No pets are allowed in the hotel.
There are two meeting rooms available in the hotel. One of the rooms has a capacity of 70 people and is 65 metres squared. The other has a capacity of 25 people and is 44 metres squared.
Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. There is one computer available in the lobby with internet access, this is available to all customers free of charge.
Unfortunately there are no rooms available in the hotel that are suitable for wheelchair users.
There are a total of 42 rooms in the hotel over 6 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.
All rooms have double-glazing. However, it is worth noting that the hotel is located on a major road. Therefore, 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 safe, a telephone, a television with satellite and a mini-bar.
Abbot Hotel, Barcelona is located a 5 minute walk from Estació Sants. This is convenient for travellers coming from Barcelona Airport, as the train route into the city includes a stop at Sants. It is also useful for those wishing to make day trips to many of the picturesque small towns in the vicinity of Barcelona such as Sitges and Girona. Sants Estació also has a metro stop - this ensures that all areas of Barcelona are reasonably quick and easy to reach.
The hotel is a 10 minute walk from the Parc Joan Miró. This is a city park with sandy floors and large amounts of palm trees. It is home to a modernist style building with sandy coloured marble walls. The building contains a small library. It is also the site of Miró's famous statue - Woman with a Bird. The park is an interesting area - with small art pieces dotted around and a children's play area. It is a lovely place to spend a sunny afternoon.
The hotel is also a 15 minute walk from Gran Via Corts Catalanes. This is a large road that leads from Plaça España to Plaza Universitat. It is the home of some interesting shops, such as the Altair travel bookshop. It is also the home of Barcelona's famous bakery - Escriba.
The hotel is 15 - 20 minutes walk from Plaça España. This is the home of the Fira de Barcelona - one of Barcelona's largest conference centres. Business people attending conferences at the convention centre will find the hotel conveniently located.
Via Taxi: A taxi from the airport should take about 25 minutes.
Taxi Fare: €30.00 - €35.00
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 T-Casual transport ticket from the airport (a ticket for 10 separate journeys on Barcelona public transport system) or you can buy a single fare ticket. The hotel is a 5 minute walk from the station.
T-Casual Ticket: €11.35
RENFE Train Ticket Prices
Single ticket: €4.60
Via Bus: Take the 'Aerobus' to Plaça España from directly outside the airport. The Aerobus generally runs every 10 - 15 minutes and the journey time is 30 minutes. From Plaça España you can catch the Green Line on the metro to Estació Sants, from here the hotel is a 5 minute walk.
Car parks near Abbot Hotel Barcelona
|Car Park Name||Address||Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters|
|NN Master Catalonia||Carrer del Roselló, 1-13||300 m|
|COPARK Sants-Numancia||Numancia, 7||350 m|
|SABA BAMSA Tarradellas - Nicaragua||Avinguda de Josep Tarradellas, 46||450 m|
|NN Tarragona||Tarragona, 141||500 m|
Abbot Hotel Barcelona is a simple hotel that is lacking some of the amenities usually associated with 4 star hotels. Its location will not appeal to tourists wishing to get a real sense of Barcelona. However, it is conveniently positioned for those who require a close proximity to Barcelona's main train station and good transport links to the rest of the city.
Avinguda Roma, 23
08029 Barcelona, España.
Metro: Estació Sants (Green Line, L3) and (Blue Line, L5)