Review Granados 83 Hotel, Barcelona
The dark shades used on the hotel are given a brighter feel with the use of large amounts of glass - the hotel's façade has large windows. The hotel elevators are also glass and allow guests to see each floor of rooms as they travel up the building. This allows a relatively small hotel to have an open feeling.
The hotel is located at the heart of Eixample. It is a 10 - 15 minute walk from major locations such as Passeig de Gràcia, Plaça de Catalunya and the Ramblas. It is also a two-minute walk from Rambla de Catalunya - a leafy part pedestrianized street that is littered with café and restaurant terraces - a lovely area to while away a sunny Barcelona afternoon.
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The hotel has a small rooftop pool. An area that is covered in wooden decking with sun loungers, tables and chairs surrounds it. There is also a bar in this area known as the '8' Terrace Bar. There is no fitness centre in the hotel.
The hotel restaurant is named '3 Restaurante'. At breakfast time a buffet breakfast is served. For lunch and dinner it serves haute cuisine and offers an outdoor terrace area. Snack food is also available from the outdoor bar area.
Room service is available 24 hours. Pets are permitted to stay in the hotel, but at an extra cost to the customer.
There is one room that is available in the hotel for meetings. It is decorated with Roman mosaics from the third century. It has a capacity of 40 people. The rooftop terrace area is also available for functions.
Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.
Facilities for People with a disability
There are two rooms in the hotel that are suitable for people with a disability. They have widened doors and special bathrooms.
There are lifts to all floors. There is an access ramp to the front of the hotel.
There are a total of 77 rooms in the hotel, over 7 floors. Rooms available are: Single, Single Executive, Standard Double and Suite Duplex. The Suite Duplex Rooms are suitable for families of up to four - there are seven of these in total. They also offer their own private swimming pools and terraces.
All rooms are soundproof and contain air-conditioning, LCD television, telephone, mini-bar, safe and a hair dryer.
Hotel Location and Facilities
Granados 83 Hotel is located at the centre of the Eixample area. This is an uptown area, quite different from the winding and narrow streets of the old town, but with its own charm. It is popular amongst wealthy Barcelona locals for classy restaurants, bars and shops. The hotel is located a two minute walk from Ottimo restaurant, on the same street. This Italian restaurant is set in an interesting location with green banquettes and mirrored walls.
Then hotel is a five-minute walk from Rambla de Catalunya. This street is pedestrianized down the centre and is dotted with bars and cafes with outdoor terraces. The hotel is a ten-minute walk from Passeig de Gràcia - Barcelona's street famed for its plethora of designer shops.
Plaça de Catalunya and the Ramblas are both a ten minute walk from the hotel. These are popular tourist location. The Ramblas is also a convenient place to fine general amenities such as banks, bureaux de change, pharmacies, supermarkets and internet cafes.
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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. You can then change to the metro and catch the Green Line to Diagonal. The hotel is a 5 minute walk from the metro 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. The hotel is 5 minutes in a taxi. Alternatively, you can catch the metro and take the Green Line to Diagonal. The hotel is a 5 minute walk from the metro station.
Car parks near Granados 83 Hotel Barcelona
|Car Park Name||Address||Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters|
|PLAFER Mallorca||Mallorca, 219-221||240 m|
|SABA BAMSA Hospital Clínic||Carrer de Còrsega, 205||650 m|
|Parking Windsor||Vía Augusta, 2 bis||650 m|
|NN Valencia II||Valencia, 243||700 m|
In a nutshell
Granados 83 is a stylish hotel in a central Barcelona location. It has a style that is both timeless and modern, but may not appeal to those who enjoy an old-school hotel experience. Its added touches, such as a rooftop pool, may make up for its distance from the beach.
Granados 83 Hotel
Enric Granados, 83
08008 Barcelona, España.
Metro: Diagonal (Green Line, L3) and (Blue Line, L5)