Review Constanza Hotel, Barcelona
It has a lot more to offer than your average 2 star hotel - including a restaurant, discount rates for a nearby gym, free internet and suite rooms. The hotel lobby is large and long. Its walls are lined with modern and creative photographic prints. Cream leather couches line one wall and sit on top of luscious furry mocha coloured rugs. Low glass coffee tables offer international press and magazines. Low lighting provides a relaxing feel to the space.
There is no pool or gym in the hotel. However, the hotel have an agreement with Holmes Place gym, 2 minutes walk from the building. A day pass can be purchased from the hotel.
There is a restaurant in the hotel that sits alongside it - Con Calma. Buffet breakfast is available to hotel customers. The restaurant also serves lunch and dinner.
There is a bar located in the restaurant.
Pets are not allowed in the hotel.
There are two meeting rooms available in the hotel. One has a capacity of 5 - 6 people and is on the ground floor. The other is on the sixth floor and seats up to 35 people.
Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel free of charge. Two computers are available in the lobby area with free internet.
Facilities for People with a disability
There are four rooms available for wheelchair users. They have widened doors and adapted bathrooms. There are lifts to all floors.
There are a total of 46 rooms in the hotel over 5 floors. The rooms available are singles, doubles and suites (that sleep up to two people).
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. The rooms at the front of the building have balconies. The rooms on the 2nd - 5th floors are then biggest.
All rooms include air conditioning, a safe, a television with satellite, a telephone, a CD player, a hair dryer and a mini-bar.
Hotel Location and Facilities
Constanza Hotel, Barcelona is located at the heart of the area of Eixample. This area is known for its plethora of bars, restaurants and shops. The hotel is a 2 minute walk from Gran Via Cortes Catalanes. This large street runs through the centre of Barcelona from Plaça España.
The hotel is a 10 minute walk from the base of Passeig de Gràcia. This large street is the pride of Barcelona. Its wide street is lined with designer shops and old buildings. It is the home of two of Gaudí's most important buildings - Casa Batlló and La Pedrera. Casa Batlló is a colourful building with a mosaic roof in the shape of a dragon's tail. La Pedrera is a larger building with sea-inspired details, such as a spiral staircase like the inside of a seashell and a wavy roof.
A 10 minute walk from the hotel on Calle Diputacion with Passeig de Gràcia it is possible to find the restaurant Tapas, 24. The restaurant was opened by the owner of the famous Camerc 24 restaurant as a more relaxed alternative. It offers traditional Spanish style tapas with a twist.
How to travel from the airport to the hotel
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. The hotel is a 10 minute walk from the station. Alternatively, if you have a lot of luggage, a taxi would take 2 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. The hotel is a 10 minute walk from Plaça de Catalunya. Alternatively you can take the metro from Catalunya on the Red Line to Urquinaona. The hotel is a 3 minute walk from the metro station.
Aerobus Ticket Prices
Single ticket: €6.75
Car parks near Constanza Hotel Barcelona
|Car Park Name||Address||Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters|
|NN Gran Vía||Gran Vía de les Corts Catalanes, 641||180 m|
|SABA BAMSA Diputaciò||Carrer Diputació, 286||350 m|
|SABA Plaça Urquinaona||Plaça d'Urquinaona||400 m|
In a nutshell
Constanza Hotel, Barcelona is a 2 star hotel that is 'punching above its weight'. It offers stylishness and amenities that are not often found in hotels of this rating. It is located centrally for those who wish to be at the heart of cosmopolitan Barcelona - a long walk for those who wish to be close to the beach. An opportunity for luxury when money is tight.
Constanza Hotel, Barcelona
Carrer Bruc, 33
08010 Barcelona, España.
Metro: Urquinaona (Red Line, L1) and (Yellow Line, L4)