|Hotel Catalonia Sagrada Familia|
The Hotel Catalonia Sagrada Familia (formally called Aragon hotel) and is situated, in a residential area close to various sights of interest such as Gaudí's Sagrada Familia and the business district marked out by the Gherkin-shaped Agbar tower.
There is a hotel restaurant which is open for lunch and dinner. Behind the reception you will find a funky, modern café/ bar. The hotel has its own on-site car park for guests and there is a post box in the lobby. The reception can help you with the hiring of a car or any tours you might like to go on.
The Catalonia Sagrada Familia hotel has no function rooms available for business meetings.
There are 160 rooms in the hotel. They offer guests an interactive satellite TV with pay per view and Canal +, a direct phone line and a safe. All rooms have heating and air-conditioning and the bathrooms have a hair dryer.
The hotel's location is in a residential part of Barcelona city centre. The metro stop Encants however is quite nearby and will take you into the centre of town in 10 - 15 minutes. As the area in which the hotel is located is mainly residential you don't have to walk too far to find any facilities, there are local cafes all over, and walk down Aragon for a bit and you will find a bank.
|Area around the hotel|
The hotel has the attraction of being close to the Sagrada Familia, Gaudí's breathtaking basilica. Also close to the hotel is the Tan Glories shopping complex which is full of shops, cafes and restaurants. Near here you will also find Barcelona's biggest flea market, Les Encants, which is a fantastic place for a bit of haggling on a Saturday afternoon, just make sure you don't get too carried away.
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 the designated meeting point given to you on the booking voucher. You will be travel 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.
Business class private transfer (advanced reservation required)
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 tranfer 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 occassion.
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 to change here for the purple line 2 and get off at Encants. Your hotel is a short 5 minute walk from the metro.
RENFE Train Ticket Prices
Single ticket: €4.20
Via Bus: The Aerobus will also take you from the Airport to Plaça de Catalunya. The journey time is around 30 minutes. From Catalunya you need to take the green line metro to Passeig de Gràcia and then change for the purple line metro for Encants. Your hotel is a short 5 minute walk from the metro.
Aerobus Ticket Prices
Single ticket: €5.90
Car parks near Hotel Catalonia Sagrada Familia
|Car Park Name||Address||Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters|
|NN Valencia III||Valencia, 511||600 m|
|BSM Ona Glòries||Calle de la Ciutat de Granada, 173||650 m|
|Rasina House||Carrer de Provença, 525||750 m|
The Hotel Catalonia Sagrada Familia is a comfortable 3 star hotel out of the centre of the city. Near sights like the Sagrada Familia and the Tan Glories shopping complex.
Hotel Catalonia Sagrada Familia
Carrer Aragon, 569
Metro: Encants (Purple Line, L2) 5 minutes