A really gorgeous part of the Gran Derby hotel Barcelona is the outside enclosed garden where there is also a small pool. The hotel has its own car park and there is a courtesy smart car, also dogs are allowed in the building. There are three places where you could eat in the hotel: The Epsom which is a top-class scotch bar by night, and has Miró lithographs on its walls, or The Times café which has produce fresh from the market, or the Gran Derby restaurant. Also, staying at the hotel will give you free access to the nearby Barcelona Egyptian museum. The Gran Derby also has a laundry and ironing service.
There is one large room available for functions, as well as the garden terrace. The room can hold up to 150 people and has views of the hotel's garden and swimming pool. Any necessary equipment is available to hire. Alternatively the hotel prides itself on its duplex junior suites which have totally separate areas so you could hold small meeting in parts of your suite.
There are 29 junior suites in the hotel, and 12 duplex suites which have separate areas where you could work or have meetings. The black and white floor continues into the rooms which have been decorated stylishly with dark wood and black leather. The rooms all have air-conditioning and heating. You will find a mini-bar, safe and direct line telephone. The rooms have Wi-Fi, a hair dryer and satellite TV with canal + and in-house movies.
The Gran Derby Hotel Barcelona is situated in the Les Corts area which is one of Barcelona's most important financial districts. The Metro stop Les Corts is a 10 minute walk away and the metro will take you straight to Las Ramblas and other centre of town sites in 15 minutes. The road Travessera Les Corts is 2 minutes away and has a good variety of shops, newsagents and bakeries. There is a bank and a post box on the corner at the end of the road on which the hotel stands. The hotel is also in easy reach of Plaça Espanya, Montjuïc and the beautiful Eixample area.
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 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 Barcelona Sants (Estacio de Sants) in about 25 minutes. From here you have a 15 minute walk to the hotel.
RENFE Train Ticket Prices
Single ticket: €4.10
Via Bus You could take the Aerobus from the Airport and get off at Plaça Espanya from here catch the green line metro to Barcelona Sants (Estacio de Sants). From here the hotel is about 15 minutes walk from the station.
Aerobus Ticket Prices
Single ticket: €5.90
Car parks near Gran Derby Hotel Barcelona
|Car Park Name||Address||Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters|
|SABA BAMSA Tarradellas - Sarrià||Avinguda de Josep Tarradellas, 139||220 m|
|SABA BAMSA Tarradellas||Avinguda de Josep Tarradellas, 64||600 m|
|SABA BAMSA Londres||Londres, 56||550 m|
|NN Urgell||Comte d'Urgell, 234||650 m|
The Gran Derby Hotel Barcelona is an impressive and sophisticated hotel in a quiet area of town. Good for those looking for a little of out of the city centre luxury. The hotel has been designed for comfort and peace but is probably more suitable for those on business than pleasure.
Gran Derby Hotel
Carrer Loreto, 28
08029 Barcelona, España.
Metro: Barcelona Sants (Green Line, L3) 15 minutes walk