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Review: Alexandra Hotel Barcelona

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Hotel Alexandra
The Alexandra Hotel Barcelona is a beautiful 4 Star Hotel that has the prime location of being sandwiched right between Barcelona's famous, wallet-draining Passeig de Gràcia. Which is where you will find many a designer emporium and a couple of Gaudí's masterpieces as well. Rambla de Catalunya which is a wide leafy avenue full of terrace cafes and more realistically priced shops.

Hotel Facilities

The Alexandra hotel restaurant is called Da Luca and has a set menu for lunch. There is parking with direct access into the hotel, and a daily laundry and dry-cleaning service. The hotel is monitored by CCTV and there is Wi-Fi throughout. Just above the reception there is also a pleasant and sunny lounge area where you can read the papers.

Business Facilities

The Alexandra Hotel Barcelona offers you 5 new, modern meeting rooms which have been designed with light and comfort in mind. The largest of the 5 rooms is the Toscano which measures 120 metres squared and can hold up to 100 people. As the rooms are a new addition they are fully modern and equipped with the latest in technology, as well as being air-conditioned and sound-proofed.


The rooms are simply decorated and stylish. All rooms have air-conditioning, satellite TV with Canal +, a direct dial telephone, a mini-bar and a safe. Wi-Fi is available all over the hotel. There are several levels of rooms, standard to superior and then also suites and junior suites. The differences between the levels of rooms lie mainly in the size. Though in the Deluxe rooms there is a plasma screen TV and a hydromassage bathtub, and the Superior rooms have all this and parquet flooring and a HIFI.

Area around Alexandra Hotel Barcelona
Area around Alexandra Hotel Barcelona

Hotel Location and Facilities

The Alexandra hotel Barcelona enjoys a privileged location in an up-market area of Barcelona. Shops and cafes you need are at your finger tips when you stay at the Alexandra. Not to mention the works of art and architecture you only have to stroll 2 minutes to see some of the best Barcelona has to offer.

Area around Hotel Alexandra Barcelona
Area around Hotel Alexandra Barcelona

There are many banks both on Passeig de Gràcia and Rambla de Catalunya, and there is a pharmacy right opposite the hotel. Las Ramblas and Plaça de Catalunya are a 5 minute walk, so it is unlikely you will need the metro which is close by on Passeig de Gràcia.

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 will 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 Station in about 25 minutes. You then have a short 5 minute walk from the train station.

RENFE Train Ticket Prices
Single ticket: €4.60

Via Bus The Aerobus will also take you from the Airport to Catalunya station. The journey time is around 30 minutes. From Catalunya you need to take the Green line metro to Passeig de Gràcia. The hotel is 5 minute walk from the station.

Aerobus Ticket Prices
Single ticket:

Car parks near Alexandra Hotel Barcelona

Car Park Name Address Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters
NN Valencia II Valencia, 243 180 m
PLAFER Mallorca Mallorca, 219-221 300 m
SABA BAMSA Passeig de Gràcia Passeig de Gràcia, 62 350 m
SABA Pau Claris Carrer Pau Claris, 174 400 m

In a nutshell

The Alexandra Hotel is a classy hotel with business facilities and stylish, chic rooms. The central location make it perfect for any type of visitor to Barcelona.

Alexandra Hotel Barcelona
Carrer Mallorca, 251
08008 Barcelona, España.


metroMetro: Passeig de Gràcia (Green Line, L3) 3 minutes

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