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Catalonia La Pedrera Hotel
Catalonia La Pedrera Hotel

Catalonia La Pedrera Hotel is a classic 4 star hotel located in Eixample - Barcelona's most well-to-do area. It is, surrounded by attractive shops, bars and restaurants. The hotel is near some of Barcelona's most popular tourist attractions Sagrada Família, Passeig de Gràcia and La Pedrera.

The hotel itself has a classic exterior - an old building houses a glass canopy with flags and ornate street lamps at either side of the door. On entering, the lobby area is relatively small. The front desk is immediately in front of you, and the staff are exceptionally helpful and friendly. There is a seating area to the right, where green and maroon couches set the tone for a cosy and classic setting. Dark woods are used in the furniture and along the walls. Pop music plays, allowing a sense of informality.

The hotel is not particularly useful for business people as there are no meeting rooms. However, families may be interested in the two suite rooms that are available, as they hold up to 4 people.

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Hotel Facilities

There is no pool or gym in the hotel.

There is a restaurant that serves all meals.

Room service is available.

No pets are allowed in the hotel.

Day use rooms are not available.

Business Facilities

There are no meeting rooms in the hotel. However, Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel free of charge. There is also one computer in the lobby area.

Facilities for People with a disability

There are two rooms 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 79 rooms in the hotel, over 8 floors. Most of the rooms are either doubles or twins. However, there are two suites that hold a maximum of 4 people.

Five of the rooms at the front of the building have balconies. There is double-glazing on all of the windows and the hotel is located on a quiet street. However, those hoping for a peaceful nights sleep should request a room at the interior of the hotel.

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

Hotel Location and Facilities

Ferrum Restaurant
Ferrum Restaurant

Catalonia La Pedrera Hotel is located centrally whilst remaining just outside of the touristic area of Barcelona. The area of Eixample has a large selection of restaurant and bar options. The Restaurant Ferrum is located on Carrer La Pedrera, a 2 minute walk from the hotel. The menu is typically Catalan, with tapas, rice and fish dishes. The setting is cosy, with stonewalls and wooden floors. It is worth trying to get a reservation for a Tuesday night, as every Tuesday a jazz band plays for diners.

Casa 'Les Punxes'
Casa 'Les Punxes'

The hotel is a 5 minute walk from Avenida Diagonal and Casa 'Les Punxes'. This building stands proudly on the wide street and is an impressive sight - it has six towers with conical points at the top and means 'House of the Spikes' in Catalan.

The hotel is also a 10 minute walk from Passeig de Gràcia. This is one of Barcelona's most picturesque streets - it is dotted with old buildings and lined with ornate old street lamps. It is the home of some of Gaudí's most famous buildings, including La Pedrera (a ten minute walk from the hotel). This building is inspired by the sea and has this theme running throughout. There is a spiral staircase that looks like the centre of a seashell. The building is open to the public (entry tickets are necessary) and the undulating roof provides 360 degree views of Barcelona.

The hotel is also a 15 minute walk, in the other direction from Passeig de Gràcia, to the Sagrada Família. This is a large basilcia that was designed by Gaudí. It is a work in progress and many people enjoy returning to the city to see what changes have been made since their last trip.

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. From Passeig de Gràcia you take the Green Line on the metro to Diagonal, from here the hotel is a 5 minute walk. Alternatively, if you have a lot of the luggage, a taxi would take 5 minutes.

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. From Plaça de Catalunya you can take the Green Line from Catalunya to Diagonal; from the metro station the hotel is a 5 minute walk.

Aerobus Ticket Prices
Single ticket:

Car parks near Catalonia La Pedrera Hotel Barcelona

Car Park Name Address Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters
SABA Gràcia I Passeig de Gràcia, 116 400 m
SABA Pau Claris Carrer Pau Claris, 174 500 m
NN Bruc Bruc ,111 550 m
SABA BAMSA Siracusa Carrer de Siracusa, 39-51 600 m

In a nutshell

Catalonia La Pedrera Hotel is a classic 4 star. There are no luxury amenities such as a pool gym or spa. However, it provides a friendly service in a convenient location for tourists. Its prices are impressive for a city centre hotel.

Catalonia La Pedrera Hotel
Còrsega, 368
08037 Barcelona, España.


MetroMetro: Diagonal (Green Line, L3) and (Blue Line, L5)

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