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Atlas Hotel Barcelona
Atlas Hotel is located within a 1 minute walk of the Ramblas - Barcelona's famed street for strolling, people watching and nights out. For those looking to be at the heart of Barcelona's tourist options, Atlas Hotel offers rates that are hard to find at hotels directly on the Ramblas, whilst remaining a stone's throw from the action.

The hotel is also situated next to one of the old town's most picturesque squares - Plaza del Pi. This is home to the beautiful church, Iglesia del Pi and is a historic spot to enjoy a coffee on a sunny terrace.

The hotel itself is small, simple and functional. Its lobby area is minimal but the size of the hotel, with only 20 rooms, allows for a personal approach. Customers are even trusted to borrow the hotel laptop to avail of Wi-Fi facilities.

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Hotel Facilities

Atlas Hotel does not have a pool or gym. It has no restaurant or bar. However, breakfast is available.

No pets are allowed in the hotel.

Business Facilities

There are no meeting or conference rooms in the hotel. However, there is Wi-Fi throughout the hotel free of charge. There are no computers with internet access available in the hotel. However the hotel have a laptop that customers can borrow to connect to the free Wi-Fi facility.

Facilities for People with a disability

There are no rooms that have been adapted for wheelchair use. However, there is a toilet on the ground floor that has been adapted for wheelchair use.


There are a total of 20 rooms in the hotel, over 5 floors. Rooms are either Single, Double, Twins or Triple. Triple rooms are a Double with a bed added.

The windows are double-glazed. However, the hotel is located just next to the Ramblas, where there is likely to be a lot of noise at night. Those who are hoping for a peaceful night's sleep should request an interior room.

There is no option for short stay rooms in the hotel.

Hotel Location and Facilities

Teatre Del Liceu
Teatre Del Liceu

Atlas Hotel is located right next to the Ramblas. This opens up a world of touristic possibilities. The Ramblas itself is a place that is full of things to do. It is possible to simply people-watch on benches, watch the street performers or check out the art stalls and caricatures.

Within 2 minutes walk of the hotel is the Teatre del Liceu. This is Barcelona's oldest and most famous opera venue. It is popular amongst tourists for both its musical programme and for the building itself. Guided tours of the space are available. Please see our guide to Opera Venues in Barcelona for more details.

La Boqueria
La Boqueria

The Ramblas is also home to the world-famous food market, La Boqueria. Also within 2 minutes walking distance of the hotel, this is definitely worth a visit to take in the sights, smells and maybe even the tastes. Its stalls offer varies options for a picnic lunch. There are also some impressive and renowned tapas bars selling quality food using the ingredients from the market. Be warned that you may have to enjoy your high-class cuisine with your feet in smelly fish water or whilst being stared at by a pig's head. This is truly a Barcelona experience!

On the Ramblas, aside from all of the tourist attractions, it will also be possible to find many necessary amenities. These include banks, cash machines, internet cafés, pharmacies and a large supermarket.

The hotel Atlas is also located at the heart of Barcelona's old town, in the Gothic quarter. This area is famous for its winding, narrow streets and old buildings. Next to the hotel are two of its most attractive little squares- Plaza del Pi and Plaza de Sant Josep. Also, within walking distance of the hotel is Calle Petritxol, a place for chocolate lovers. This small street is lined with various chocolate shops and cafés selling deliciously thick hot chocolate.

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. You then change at Passeig de Gràcia onto
the Green Line metro and travel two stops to Liceu. Your hotel is
then a few minutes walk from the metro.

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 10 minutes walk from Plaça de Catalunya.

Car parks near Atlas Hotel Barcelona

Car Park Name Address Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters
Edén Carrer Nou de la Rambla, 12 400 m
BSM La Boquería Floristes de la Rambla 450 m
SABA BAMSA Plaça dels Àngels Carrer dels Angels, 1 550 m
SABA BAMSA Illa Raval Sant Rafael, 15 550 m

In a nutshell

Atlas Hotel Barcelona offers the highlights of the Ramblas without its high prices or 24-hour noise. It is a simple hotel and will not appeal to those looking for a luxury or a relaxing break. However, for energetic travellers who enjoy a personal touch, it is an affordable and convenient option with reliable standards.

Atlas Hotel
Carrer Cardenal Casañas, 11
08002 Barcelona, España.


metroMetro: Liceu (Green Line, L3)

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