Review Europark Hotel, Barcelona
From the exterior the hotel is distinctively modern. It houses relatively large balconies that are partly covered by black wooden slatted blinds. The hotel's lobby has a black and cream theme running throughout. Low wall lights and minimalist furniture give a slightly Art Deco feel to the space. There are black leather couches at the edge of the lobby, and four low hanging lampshades are a distinctive feature at the front desk.
The hotel is located at a sufficient distance from Passeig de Gràcia to allow an air of tranquillity. However, it is in 10 - 15 minutes walking distance of many of the city's most central locations.
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There is no gym in the hotel. But there is a restaurant. On the hotel roof there is a pool that is only opened in the summer months. It is unheated and is opened at the hotel's discretion, when they feel that the weather is sufficiently warm.
There is a bar located on the first floor of the hotel.
No pets are allowed in the hotel.
Short stay rooms are available at the discretion of the hotel.
There is one meeting room available in the hotel. It has a capacity of 40 people.
Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel and is free of charge. There is a computer available in the lobby area with internet, it is also free of charge.
Facilities for People with a disability
There are three rooms available for wheelchair users. They have widened doors and an adapted bathroom. There are lifts to all floors.
There are a total of 105 rooms in the hotel over 8 and 10 floors (the hotel is split between two buildings). The rooms available are all doubles. On the ninth floor superior rooms are available with a terrace. On the tenth floor of the other building there are two junior suite rooms.
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 and a mini-bar.
Hotel Location and Facilities
Europark Hotel, Barcelona is located a 10 minute walk from Passeig de Gràcia. This street is known to be one of the most popular for shopping in Barcelona. It is the home of many designer flagship stores such as Burberry, Gucci and Prada. It is also the home of two Gaudí buildings - Casa Batlló and La Pedrera.
A 5 minute walk from the hotel and on the same street is the roofed market 'La Concepció'. This market houses a supermarket, but also a farmers style food market. This will provide a good opportunity to buy Spanish food products or to buy your picnic lunch.
|Can Ravell||La Concepció|
For those wishing to spend a bit more money on some luxury food products, Can Ravell delicatessen is just along the street from the market. Not only is it a high-class delicatessen with a Barcelona-wide reputation, it also has a small and cosy room at the back of its buildings where a tapas tasting menu is on offer. This has received a Michelin guide reputation.
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How to travel from the airport to the hotelBooking your airport transport in advance online
With a private transfer service the driver will be waiting for you at the designated meeting point given to you on the booking voucher. The driver will help you with your bags to the vehicle and then drive you to your hotel. Private transfers are independent of the the public transport system. This means if there is a public transport strike these services will continue to operate.
Public transport transfer options
Via Taxi: A taxi from the airport should take about 25 minutes.
Taxi Fare: €30.00 - €40.00
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. From Plaça de Catalunya take the metro to Passeig de Gràcia on the Purple Line and change onto the Yellow Line taking one more stop to Girona metro stop. From the metro station the hotel is a 2 minute walk.
Aerobus Ticket Prices
Single ticket: €6.75
Car parks near Europark Hotel Barcelona
|Car Park Name||Address||Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters|
|NN Concept||Valencia, 307||260 m|
|NN Bruc||Bruc ,111||400 m|
|SABA BAMSA Diputaciò||Carrer Diputació, 286||550 m|
|NN Gran Vía||Gran Vía de les Corts Catalanes, 641||650 m|
In a nutshell
Europark Hotel, Barcelona is a sleek design hotel in a central Barcelona location. It has the bonus of a roof top swimming pool, adding value to a 3 star establishment. Its location will appeal to those wishing to find a happy medium between city-centre action and a base of relaxation.
Europark Hotel, Barcelona
Carrer Aragó, 323-325
08009 Barcelona, España
Metro: Girona (Yellow Line, L4)