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Review Eurostars BCN Design Hotel, Barcelona

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Eurostars BCN Design Hotel
Eurostars BCN Design Hotel, Barcelona is located on one of Barcelona's busiest and most famous streets - Passeig de Gràcia. This street sits at the heart of the city's touristic centre. It is a hub of both shopping and culture. It is also a hive of activity - a characteristic that will appeal to some but not to others.

From the exterior of Eurostars BCN Design Hotel few will be aware of the grand 5 star luxury that lies beneath. The entrance is simply a small door sandwiched between two of the street's many shops. A tiny reception area proves to be a pre-reception area, when guests are welcomed and directed to the lobby on the first floor of the hotel. On exiting the lift you will find yourself in a relaxed and stylish paradise - a strange transition from the bustling street outside. The front desk is immediately in front of you, where staff are friendly, professional and efficient - in true 5 star hotel style. To the left there is bright and open restaurant and bar area with large arty black and white photos on the walls and distinctive patterned design chairs.

Those who have an interest in luxury design hotels may wish to stay in one of the much-coveted suites. There are only two in the entire hotel; so booking should be done well in advance.

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Hotel Facilities

There is no pool in the hotel. However, there is a Jacuzzi on the hotel's seventh floor roof terrace. There is also a gym in the hotel - offering weights, running machines and cycling machines.

There is a restaurant that serves all meals. It is casual in style and also serves snack style food. There is also a bar next in the lobby area of the hotel.

Room service is available 24 hours.

Pets are not allowed in the hotel.

Business Facilities

There are no meeting rooms in the hotel. Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel free of charge.

Facilities for People with a disability

There are three 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 69 rooms in the hotel, over 6 floors. Most of the rooms are doubles. However, there are two suites that hold a maximum of four people. The suites have their own private terrace areas.

There is double-glazing on all of the windows. However the hotel is located on a busy street, so those hoping for a peaceful night's seep should request a room at the interior of the hotel.

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

Hotel Location and Facilities

Gaudí's Casa Batlló
Gaudí's Casa Batlló

The hotel is directly on Passeig de Gràcia. This is one of Barcelona's most picturesque streets - it is popular for its old buildings and lined with ornate old street lamps. It is also the home of two of Gaudí's most famous buildings - La Pedrera and Casa Batlló. Both are open to the public to view the inside. Casa Batlló is the smaller of the two. It has an ornate roof that has the appearance of a colourful dragons tail. The lines of the building are organic and the balconies are distinctive in style.

An ornate street lamp on Passeig de Gràcia
An ornate street lamp on Passeig de Gràcia

La Pedrera is also based slightly further up Passeig de Gràcia. This is Gaudí's sea-inspired building. It is worth paying the entry price to get onto the roof of the building. The roof itself is beautiful; with an undulating walk way and a scary central drop. It also offers 360 degree views of the city.


Passeig de Gràcia is famously the home of some of Barcelona's best shopping opportunities. The street is awash with designer stores including Loewe, Gucci, Prada and Chanel. Even if you have no money spare for expensive bags and shoes, it is fun to do some window shopping and to watch the glamorous people making their big purchases.

At the bottom of Passeig de Gràcia - less than 5 minutes walk from the hotel, is Plaça de Catalunya. This large square sits at the top of the Ramblas - Barcelona's famous street for people watching. It is also a convenient place to find amenities such as internet cafés, bureaux de change, supermarkets and pharmacies.

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. The hotel is a 2 minute walk from the station.

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 it is possible to walk to the hotel in around 8 - 10 minutes. Alternatively, if you have a lot of luggage, a taxi will take 2 minutes.

Aerobus Ticket Prices
Single ticket:

Car parks near Eurostars BCN Design Hotel Barcelona

Car Park Name Address Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters
SABA Gràcia II Passeig de Gràcia, 34S 100 m
SABA BAMSA Passeig de Gràcia Passeig de Gràcia, 62 300 m
SABA BAMSA Rambla Catalunya Rambla Catalunya, 15 400 m
NN Valencia II Valencia, 243 450 m

In a nutshell

Eurostars BCN Design Hotel Barcelona offers a touch of glamour due to its location as well as its interior. It is located on Barcelona's famous shopping street. It is also filled with quirky details, such as pixelated wall photographs and design furniture. Those who are hoping for a quiet break should stay well away, but those who wish to be at the centre of Barcelona's tourist world will be stunned by the location.

Eurostars BCN Design
Passeig de Gràcia, 29
08007 Barcelona, España.


MetroMetro: Passeig de Gràcia (Green Line, L3) and (Purple Line, L2) and (Yellow Line, L4)

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