The concept of an aparthotel means that all of the rooms in the hotel are 36 metres squared and include a small kitchen. The 'hotel' part of the name ensures that there is a front desk and a weekly free room cleaning service.
The hotel is located at the foot of Montjuïc - this large hill looks down over the city of Barcelona and is covered in ornate floral gardens and benches to sit and watch the world go by. The hotel is also situated a 5 - 10 minute walk from Plaça España - the home of both the Fira Barcelona conference centre and Barcelona Palace.
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There is a pool on the roof of the hotel. It is not heated. There is also a sauna and fitness centre on the roof. These are open all year round.
There is no restaurant or bar in the hotel. Two vending machines are housed in a communal seating area on the ground floor.
Pets are not allowed in the hotel.
Short stay rooms are not available.
There is 1 meeting room available in the hotel. It has a capacity of 10 people. Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel and is free of charge. There are no other computers for customer use in the hotel.
There are 2 rooms available for wheelchair users. They have widened doors and an adapted bathroom. There are lifts to all floors.
There are a total of 60 rooms in the hotel over 2 floors. 70% of the rooms fit up to three people. They are 36 metres squared and are studios containing a small kitchen. There are no utensils in the kitchen. These can be ordered from reception at a surcharge.
The other 30% of rooms are doubles, also including kitchens.
All of the rooms have double-glazed windows. Interior rooms are available for a particularly quiet night's sleep. However, the hotel is located on a quiet street.
All rooms include air conditioning, a television, a telephone and a mini-bar.
Aparthotel Montjuïc, is located a 5 - 10 minute walk from Plaça España. The large and traffic-filled square is popular amongst both tourists and business people. It is the home of Barcelona's Palace - sitting elegantly at the end of a large tree-lined avenue. Many tourists climb its wide stairs to enjoy views of the Plaça España and the city.
Plaça España is also home to the Fira Barcelona. This convention centre is one of the largest in Europe. On a daily basis it brings business from all over the world to the city. During conference periods it is likely to be harder to book a room, so it is worth planning in advance.
The aparthotel sits at the base of Montjuïc. A steep flight of stairs leads you up the hill. An enjoyable afternoon can be spent taking the trek to the top of the hill. Along the way you will pass treasures such as the Miró Museum and the Art Deco style Miramar hotel. At the top of Montjuïc there is a castle where you can walk around the grounds and take in views over looking the entire city.
The hotel is also a 5 - 10 minute walk from España metro station. This will ensure that the majority of the city is within relatively easy reach.
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. From Estació Sants take the Green Line to España on the metro. The hotel is a 10 minute walk from the metro 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. The hotel is a 10 minute walk from Plaça España.
Aerobus Ticket Prices
Single ticket: €5.90
Car parks near BCN Montjuïc Aparthotel
|Car Park Name||Address||Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters|
|PLAFER Abanto||Sant Pere d'Abanto, 14||260 m|
|SABA BAMSA Vilardell||Carrer del Vilardell, 20||600 m|
|BSM Rius i Taulet||Avinguda de la Reina Maria Cristina, 16||900 m|
Aparthotel BCN Montjuïc offers surprisingly low prices for a relatively central location for tourists and impressive amenities. The rooms sleep up to 3 people, which could prove useful for friends or families travelling in groups. The hotel's location is slightly outside of what is considered to be Barcelona's city centre. However, those who don't mind doing a bit of walking will be rewarded with affordable prices.
Aparthotel BCN Montjuïc
Carrer San Fructuos, 64 - 74
08004 Barcelona, España.
Metro: España (Green Line, L3) and (Red Line, L1)