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Acta Atrium Palace Hotel
Acta Atrium Palace Hotel Barcelona is located on one of Barcelona's largest and most impressive roads - Gran Via Corts Catalanes. It is a classic style hotel with a beautiful stone façade and ornate balconies.

The hotel lobby area is large with no seating. It has a high atrium ceiling providing light to the room. There are marble floors and spiral staircases at each side of the front desk. An area to the left of the lobby is more comfortable and provides a lounge space. There is a television screening the news, soft red velvet couches and oil paintings of vintage cars hanging on the walls.

The hotel will appeal to families as it offers suites that can sleep up to four in a central location.

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Hotel Facilities

There is a pool in the basement of the hotel approximately 10 metres in length by 3 metres in width. The pool is heated and is open all year round. There is a gym in the hotel, with a sauna and a Jacuzzi. The fitness centre contains weights and a running machine. It is open the same hours as the pool.

There is a restaurant serving food throughout the day. Lunch is either a la carte or a set menu ('Menu del Dia') of three courses. Dinner is a la carte.

There is also a bar in the hotel.

Room service is available 24 hours.

No pets are allowed in the hotel.

Business Facilities

There are two meeting rooms available in the hotel. One has a capacity of 30 people, the other has a capacity of 20 people.

Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. It is available free of charge to all customers. There is a business centre with two computers available with free internet access.

Facilities for People with a disability

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 71 rooms in the hotel over 7 floors. The rooms available are singles, twins and doubles or suites (suites sleep up to 4 people).

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. The rooms at the front of the building have balconies and some at the back have balconies.

All rooms include air conditioning, a hair dryer, a safe, a television with satellite, a telephone, a choice of pillows and a mini-bar.

Hotel Location and Facilities

The hotel is located on Gran Via Corts Catalanes. This is a large road that runs through the heart of Barcelona. It is the home of gems such as Altair - a large travel bookshop where seats and low lighting make it easy to while away the hours. It is also the home of Escriba - a bakery renowned throughout Barcelona for its creative and delicious cakes.

Xarcuteria Valentin
Xarcuteria Valentin

A 2 minute walk from the hotel is the restaurant Xarcuteria Valentin. This restaurant has a classic and traditional style, with white tablecloths and walls lined in wine bottles. It offers the finest in charcuterie from its deli style counter - meats, cheeses, foie gras and salads. Its prices reflect the high quality of the produce served.

The hotel is a 5 minute walk from Passeig de Gràcia. This is a street that is known for being one of the most popular shopping destinations. It is home of many department stores such as Burberry, Gucci and Prada. It also houses large flagship stores for chains such as Zara and Mango.

The hotel is a 5 minute walk from Plaça de Catalunya. This is the square that sits at the top of the Ramblas. The Ramblas is a popular tourist destination. It is also where you will find many useful amenities, such as internet cafés, bureaux de change, supermarkets and pharmacies.

How to travel from the airport to the hotel

Booking your airport transport in advance online

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.

Bus shared transfer from BCN Airport to designated drop off points

Price Single: €13.59
Price Return: €27.18

Book at least 48 hours in advance.

This service is the cheapest of the bus transport services from Barcelona airport to the city centre.

You would need to make your way to a meeting point at Barcelona airport. This service drops you off at designated drop off points. You would then need to make your own way to your hotel from there.

This service needs to be booked at least 48 hours before you need it but preferably a week before you need it. It is best to book early to ensure availability especially during peak tourist seasons from April to September.

Private transfer from BCN Airport

Price Single: €39.93
Price Return: €79.86

Book at least 48 hours in advance.

With a private transfer service the driver will be waiting for you at the designated meeting point given to you on the booking voucher. You will be travelling in one of the following car types (or similar): Volkswagen Passat, Skoda Superb, Citroen C5 or Peugeot 407. The driver will help you with your bags to the vehicle and then drive you to your hotel.

This service needs to be booked at least 48 hours in advance but preferably a week or two before you need the service to ensure availability.

Business class private transfer from BCN Airport

Price Single: €67.19
Price Return: €134.38

Book at least 48 hours in advance.

This is the highest quality private transport service specifically for people wanting a business-class quality service. This service is more expensive than the other transfer services however you will be travelling in a higher quality vehicle than a regular private transfer. Mercedes vehicles are used and will be one of the following: Mercedes E Class, Minivan Mercedes and V Class Mercedes depending on the number of people in your group. The driver will be dressed appropriately for a business environment - dark suit and white shirt and will assist you with your luggage. The pickup point at the airport is specified on your booking voucher. This service is suitable for business clients, VIP pick ups or if you have a special occasion.

This service needs to be booked at least 48 hours in advance but preferably a week or two before you need the service to ensure availability.

Public transport transfer options

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 Passeig de Gràcia 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 10 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 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 a 10 minute walk from Plaça de Catalunya.

Car parks near Acta Atrium Palace Hotel Barcelona

Car Park Name Address Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters
NN Gran Vía Gran Vía de les Corts Catalanes, 641 180 m
SABA BAMSA Diputaciò Carrer Diputació, 286 270 m
SABA Plaça Urquinaona Plaça d'Urquinaona, 7 350 m
SABA Gràcia II Passeig de Gràcia, 34S 450 m

In a nutshell

Atrium Palace Hotel Barcelona is a classic old 4 star hotel in a central Barcelona location. Its suite rooms will appeal to families and its business facilities will prove useful to those in town for work. Its prices reflect its centrality to comprehensive amenities. If you don't plan on spending much time in your hotel a cheaper alternative may be more appropriate.

Acta Atrium Palace Hotel
Gran Vía Corts Catalanes, 656
08010 Barcelona, España.


MetroMetro: Passeig de Gràcia (Green Line, L3) and (Yellow Line, L4) and (Purple Line, L2)

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