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Review: Hotel America Barcelona

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Hotel America Barcelona
Located on a quiet corner in the area known as Eixample is the bright and quirky Hotel America Barcelona. You can't help but smile as you walk into the light-filled funky lobby area which has a large, colourful Barcelona-inspired mural on the wall. It's a pleasure to come across a hotel with such flair and originality.

Hotel Facilities

The funky red and grey bar area is just off the reception and has a large variety of cocktails and drinks for you to choose from. Here is where you also have a buffet breakfast every morning.

Up on the roof of the hotel you will find 2 swimming pools and can enjoy views over the city. There is also a small but gym and a Finnish sauna at your disposal.

Hotel America Barcelona also provides a courtesy car, and the reception would be happy to help you book trips or tours or give you any information you may need on your stay.

There is also an internet area in the lobby

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Business Facilities

The modern meeting rooms in Hotel America Barcelona are equipped with the latest technology and audiovisual equipment. There are 2 meeting rooms: the Atlantic which measures 30 metres squared and the Pacific which is 60 metres squared. The two can be opened up to form one large room.


The hotel America is on the corner of a wide crossroads and therefore the rooms at the front of the hotel will get direct sunlight for most of the day. The rooms are equipped with Satellite TV, cordless phone with voice mail, a fax connection and internet connection. There is a mini-bar, safe and in the bathroom you will find a robe and some slippers. The superior rooms also have coffee makers, digital scales a hi-fi and a Jacuzzi bath.

Hotel Location and Facilities

The hotel America is located on the corner of a crossroads, but the area is quiet and you shouldn't be disturbed by traffic. There is a pharmacy right next door to the hotel and a cash point 2 minutes down the street. The area of Eixample is a beautiful, historic neighbourhood and you are a 10 minute walk away from Passeig de Gràcia where you can enjoy some of Gaudí's buildings whilst doing some high-end shopping. The nearest metro is Diagonal which is just on Passeig de Gràcia. To walk into the centre of town, to Plaça de Catalunya and Las Ramblas it would take 20 minutes.

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 station in about 25 minutes. From Passeig de Gràcia you have a 10 minute walk from the metro stop.

RENFE Train Ticket Prices
Single ticket: €4.60

Via Bus The Aerobus will also take you from the Airport to Catalunya station. The journey time is around 30 minutes. From Catalunya you have to change for the Green Line metroMetro to Diagonal and your hotel is a 5 minute walk from the metro.

Aerobus Ticket Prices
Single ticket:

Car parks near Hotel America Barcelona

Car Park Name Address Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters
PLAFER Mallorca Mallorca, 219-221 210 m
NN Valencia II Valencia, 243 600 m
SABA BAMSA Hospital Clínic Carrer de Còrsega, 205 700 m
Parking Windsor Vía Augusta, 2 bis 700 m

In a nutshell

The Hotel America Barcelona is a young and exciting hotel, in an old, historic area. Close to town but in a quiet district. Good for those who are looking for a bit more character in a hotel.

Carrer Provenca, 195
08008 Barcelona, España.


metroMetro: Diagonal (Green Line, L3) and (Blue Line, L5) 5 minutes OR Provenca FRG train 5 mins

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