This page will give you an outline of the Eurostars Grand Marina Hotel Barcelona in Spain. We cover mainly the location in which the hotel is based but have provided links to a review of the interior of the hotel with photos.
The Grand marina hotel Barcelona is about 10 - 15 minutes walk from the Southern most end of the Ramblas, near Monument a Colum - the memorial to the explorer Christopher Columbus. As the name suggests, The Grand Marina hotel is in the marina area of Barcelona, near to where the cruise ships dock. From the hotel you will have views of the Marina and Port Vell which is adjacent to the tribute to Christopher Columbus - Colum.
|Photo of port Vell close to the Grand Marina hotel Barcelona|
The Grand Marina hotel Barcelona is only 10 minutes walk to the Southern most end of the Ramblas and its quite safe to walk to and from the hotel during the daylight hours.
However after dark it would be safer to catch a taxi from outside the hotel to take you to where you want to go. A 10 minute cab journey will only cost you about €5.00 (use our currency converter to see how much it would be in your currency) and you can go practically anywhere in the heart of the city centre with a 10 minute ride from the Grand Marina hotel. Although the hotel is close to the Ramblas to get there you would have to walk down a quiet and isolated road. This would not be recommended especially as at night as the Southern most end of the Ramblas can be rather seedy.
One advantage to staying at the Grand Marina Hotel is you have ready access to the heart of the city centre without all the associated noise that you would get if you were staying right in the heart of the city centre. Staying at the Eurostars would mean a good nights sleep which you will appreciate if you have a busy day sightseeing ahead of you.
There are no restaurants, bars or clubs immediately around the Grand Marina Hotel Barcelona but the hotel is only 5 minutes cab journey to the foot of the Ramblas and 10 minutes to other areas where there are plenty of restaurants and Bars. This means you get the advantages of a hotel in a quiet location but with ready access to the city centre.
The photo to the right shows the area directly outside the hotel (The Grand Marina hotel is directly behind us in this photo). This area is tastefully ornamented with palm trees and metal sculptures. At the end of this quad you would turn right and have a 10 minute walk to the Southern most end of the Ramblas.
|Photo outside the Barcelona Grand Marina hotel||View of the hotel from the port.|
This photo was taken from Port Vell across the marina. The large circular building in the distance is the Eurostars Grand Marina Hotel Barcelona. You can see from this photo that the hotel is surrounded by water giving you fabulous views of the Marina 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.
Car parks near Eurostars Grand Marina Hotel Barcelona
|Car Park Name||Address||Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters|
|BSM Moll d'Espanya||Plaça de l'Ictineo, 1||1,400 m|
The Grand Marina hotel Barcelona offers you views of the marina area, ready access to the city centre, and first class accommodation. We have had many of our site visitors send us feedback saying that they had a first class stay at the Grand Marina. The quality of the rooms and service offered by the hotel were also a high standard. For these reasons we can recommend the Grand Marina hotel Barcelona as a quality 5 star luxury hotel.
Eurostars Grand Marina Hotel
Moll de Barcelona S/N
08039 Barcelona, España.
Metro: Drassanes (Green Line, L3) (15 minutes walk).
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