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Century Park Hotel
Century Park Hotel is located in the heart of Eixample. It is a simple hotel with friendly staff and affordable rates. It is located fifteen minutes walk from Rambla de Catalunya - a busy and leafy street that leads to Plaça de Catalunya and the Ramblas. The hotel's lobby area is small, with a blue theme running throughout. From the lobby, the next-door bar and café area is visible through a glass wall. A mirrored wall at the back of the lobby adds a feeling of space and light.

Those wishing to stay in a central Barcelona location may be disappointed by the energy required to reach central locations. However, the hotel's position slightly outside of the centre allows for affordable prices. Families with young children may be particularly interested in the hotel as some rooms can fit up to four beds.

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Hotel Facilities

The hotel does not have a pool, fitness centre or spa. The hotel restaurant offers buffet breakfast. After breakfast the area becomes a café space, where drinks are available 24 hours.

Room service is available during the breakfast hours and is free of charge.

Check-in time is at the convenience of customers (provided that a clean room is available). Rooms are available for day use when possible and are at the hotel's discretion.

Small dogs are allowed to stay in the hotel at an extra cost.

Business Facilities

There are no meeting rooms in the hotel. However, it is possible to rent the café area for private functions.

Wi-Fi is available on the ground floor of the hotel and is free of charge. There is one computer available with internet access. This is also free of charge.

Facilities for People with a disability

There is one room that is suitable for people with a disability. It has widened doors and a special bathroom.

There are lifts to all floors.


There are a total of 48 rooms in the hotel, over 7 floors. There are seven singles and 41 doubles. In some of the rooms it is possible to fit two extra beds. These beds are only suitable for children under 12 years.

None of the rooms have balconies. All of the rooms have double-glazing, so noise pollution should not be too much of a problem. However, those hoping for a quiet nights sleep should request interior rooms.

All rooms contain air-conditioning, television, telephone and a mini-bar.

Hotel Location and Facilities

Century Park Hotel is located in the centre of Eixample. It is a one-minute walk from a large main road - Avenida Roma. Estació Sants station sits at the top off this road - 15 minutes from the hotel. This is one of Barcelona's major stations. It allows easy access to the main airport. It also makes day trips out of the city to places such as Sitges or Girona fairly simple.

A five-minute walk from the hotel, on Calle Mallorca, it is possible to find the large roofed market, Mercat del Ninot. This is worth a trip to buy ingredients for a picnic, some delicious holiday gifts or simply to take in the busting local atmosphere.

The hotel is a ten-minute walk from Gran Via Cortes Catalanes. This is another of Barcelona's major roads. It provides its fair share of treats. These include the Escriba bakery, which is well known for its bespoke celebration cakes and its small and cosy café. Further down the street is Altair travel bookshop. Perhaps a strange destination for somebody who is already on holiday, however, it offers a stunning selection of coffee table books of world photography.

Plaça de Catalunya and the Ramblas is a fifteen-minute walk from the hotel. The Ramblas is popular amongst tourists for people watching and souvenir hunting. It is also a useful place to find necessary amenities such as internet cafés, banks, pharmacies, bureaux de change and supermarkets.

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 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. The hotel is a 10 minute walk from the station. Alternatively if you have a lot of 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 Gran Via Corts Catalanes - Urgell 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 here.

Car parks near Century Park Hotel Barcelona

Car Park Name Address Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters
NN Urgell 2 Comte d'Urgell, 154 160 m
NN Aragó Aragó, 182 350 m
SABA BAMSA València - Calàbria Carrer de València, 77 500 m
Ágora Rosselló, 94-98 550 m

In a nutshell

Century Park hotel Barcelona is a standard three star hotel that is located in central Barcelona. It offers affordable rates. Small dog owners will find the hotel's pet policy helpful.

Century Park
Carrer Valencia, 154
08011 Barcelona, España.


MetroMetro: Hospital Clinic (Blue Line, L5) and Urgell (Red Line, L1)

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