Its lobby area is large and open. The marble floors are white and striped with terracotta. There is a large white pillar at the centre of the space that stops it being too vast. The front desk sits quietly at the corner of the room. A small door leads to a bar area at the back of the hotel.
There is no pool or gym in the hotel.
There is a bar located next to the lobby.
Pets are allowed in the hotel.
Short Stay rooms are available on request.
There are no meeting rooms available in the hotel.
Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel free of charge.
There is one room available for wheelchair users. It has widened doors and adapted bathroom. There are lifts to all floors.
There are a total of 38 rooms in the hotel over 6 floors. The rooms available are singles, doubles and double superior. An extra bed can be added to some of the rooms for a surplus cost - this must be requested on booking.
All rooms have double-glazing. However, 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 television with satellite, a telephone, a CD player, a hair dryer and a mini-bar.
Carlit Hesperia Hotel, Barcelona is located approximately 15 minutes from the heart of the city centre. Passeig de Gràcia is a 15 minute walk from the hotel. This street is the home of popular shops, bars and restaurants. A popular option is Tapas, 24. This basement restaurant hides a gem that is a constant hive of activity. It is a traditional tapas style restaurant, serving all the old favourites at canteen style seating. What gives it the edge is that its owner is also the owner of Comerc 24, Barcelona's world famous experimental restaurant. He adds a touch of this style to the tapas bar, with truffle oil in the sandwiches and a special take on 'Patatas Bravas'.
The hotel's closest metro stop is Tetuan - a 5 minute walk from the hotel. This allows the rest of the city to be in relatively easy reach of the hotel.
The hotel is also a 15 minute walk from the area of Arc de Triomf. This area is the home of the famous Arc de Triomf monument. It also leads into the area of El Born - a part of Barcelona's old town. This area is known for its narrow streets and old buildings. It is the home of many small bars and boutique shops.
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.
Minibus shared transfer (advanced reservation required)
A shared minibus transfer option is cheaper than the private transfer. You would need to make your way to designated meeting point at the airport.
Private transfer (advanced reservation required)
With a private transfer service the driver will be waiting for you at your arrivals gate. He will have a board or a sign with your name on it so that you can easily identify him. The driver will help you with your bags to the vehicle and then drive you to your hotel.
Via Taxi: A taxi from the airport should take about 25 minutes and cost around €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 T10 transport ticket from the airport (T10 costs €9.95 for 10 separate journeys on Barcelona public transport) or you can buy a single fare ticket for €4.10 . From here take the metro on the Purple Line from Passeig de Gràcia to Tetuan, from the metro station the hotel is a 5 minute walk. Alternatively a taxi from Passeig de Gràcia will take 5 minutes and cost around €10.00.
Via Bus: Take the 'Aerobus' to Plaza Catalunya from directly outside the airport. The Aerobus generally runs every 10 - 15 minutes and the journey time is 30 minutes. A single will cost €5.90 . Take the metro from Catalunya to Passeig de Gràcia on the Green Line and change onto the Purple Line to Tetuan. From the metro station the hotel is a 5 minute walk.
Carlit Hesperia Hotel, Barcelona is a standard 3 star hotel close to Barcelona's city centre. It is reasonably close to many areas, without being close to any of them. This does have its advantages, as the hotel's prices are very reasonable. Those looking for a more action packed city break may wish to stay closer to the Ramblas or Passeig de Gràcia.
Carlit Hesperia Hotel - 3 Star
Calle Diputación, 383
08013 Barcelona, España.
Metro: Tetuan (Purple Line, L2)