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Review HCC Taber Hotel, Barcelona

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HCC Taber Hotel
HCC Taber Hotel is located very centrally for those looking for city centre accommodation in the heart of the main shopping and restaurant district. It is a basic three star hotel - offering affordable rates in an affluent area.

The hotel's exterior is in a classic hotel style - stone brickwork and large balconies make up the front façade. The lobby area is small with a beige marble floor. The front desk area is to the right hand side of the space with elevators straight ahead. There is an area around the edge of the lobby with low round tables and faux-leather seats. The tables are adorned with free guidebooks to the city that have been produced by the hotel company and are available to customers. A small doorway leads to a downstairs bar area.

The hotel's location is integral to its appeal. It is within five minutes walking of Passeig de Gràcia and Plaça de Catalunya. It is also located right next to Rambla de Catalunya - a popular street for its leafy pedestrianized area and numerous terraces.

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Hotel Facilities

The hotel does not have a pool, fitness centre or spa.

Pets are not allowed to stay in the hotel.

Business Facilities

There are a total of two meeting rooms in the hotel. One has a capacity for 30 people and the other has a capacity for 50 people.

Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel and is free of charge.

Facilities for People with a disability

There are no rooms that are suitable for people with a disability. There are lifts to all floors.


There are a total of 92 rooms in the hotel, over 8 floors. Rooms available are singles, doubles and triples. It is possible to add an extra bed to the rooms for children under the age of 12. This is free of charge. It must be requested in advance of the visit.

Rooms at the front of the building have balconies. All of the rooms have double-glazing, so noise pollution should not be too much of a problem. However, those hoping for a quiet nights sleep should request interior rooms.

All rooms contain air-conditioning, satellite television, a safe, a telephone, a hair dryer and a mini-bar.

Hotel Location and Facilities

Forn de Sant Jaume
Forn de Sant Jaume

HCC Taber Hotel is located well for those who wish to be close to Barcelona's tourist centre. The Ramblas is less than ten minutes walk from the hotel. This is a popular destination for tourists. It is renowned for being a place to people watch, shop for souvenirs or sit on one of its many terraces. However, be warned, eating or drinking on the Ramblas will be more expensive than offerings in other, less touristy areas. The Ramblas is also a useful place to find necessary amenities such as internet cafés, banks, pharmacies, bureaux de change and supermarkets.

Taller de Tapas
Taller de Tapas

The hotel is located right next to Rambla de Catalunya. This is a charming and leafy street that is dotted with cafés, bakeries and restaurants. There is a Taller de Tapas on Rambla de Catalunya. This is a tapas chain that is known for its high standard of food and service. It perhaps makes the tapas experience more accessible for tourists than in other, more local bars. However, it does not sacrifice on authenticity - offering the best in Catalan cuisine.

Colmado Quilez
Colmado Quilez

Right opposite the hotel it is possible to find Colmado Quilez. This is a large deli-style shop. It is worth a visit for its shop windows alone - they are very traditional in style and display the many luxury items available inside. The store is renowned for its knowledgeable staff that can provide all of the necessary details as to the cheeses, meats, alcohols and dried goods that are on offer. A good place to find some gifts to bring back for friends and family.

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 5 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. The hotel is a 10 minute walk from Plaça de Catalunya. Alternatively a taxi will take 2 minutes.

Car parks near HCC Taber Hotel Barcelona

Car Park Name Address Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters
NN Valencia II Valencia, 243 250 m
SABA BAMSA Passeig de Gràcia Passeig de Gràcia, 62 350 m
PLAFER Mallorca Mallorca, 219-221 450 m
SABA Gràcia II Passeig de Gràcia, 34S 450 m

In a nutshell

HCC Taber Hotel is a standard three star hotel in a prime location at the heart of Barcelona's city centre. It will appeal to businesses due to its plentiful facilities. However, it is also a viable option for tourists - offering affordable prices in an affluent area. Those looking for a more classically Barcelona experience may wish to choose a more independent hotel.

HCC Taber Hotel
Carrer Aragó, 256
08007 Barcelona, España


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

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