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Hotel Tryp Apolo Barcelona
The Hotel Apolo Tryp is mostly advertised as a business hotel and has impressive business facilities. However the hotel Apolo Tryp central location just a 10 minute walk to Las Ramblas means that it is suitable for tourists as well.

Hotel Facilities

The Hotel Apolo Tryp has a restaurant that serves all meals, as well as a café where you can get snacks. There is also a lobby bar where you can relax after work.

The hotel doesn't have it's own gym on the premises but there is a gym and sports hall 20 metres away from the hotel that the patrons are able to use free of charge. There is however a car park under the hotel.

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Business Facilities

The Hotel Tryp Apolo is primarily a business hotel, and therefore it has a good range of facilities. There are 11 meeting rooms which can hold up to 600 people and are all equipped with the latest in audiovisual technology. The hotel also has a Public Relations and commercial department on hand to aid you in any way. The hotel will provide platforms and lecterns, as well as flipcharts and stationary for certain events. They also give you sweets free of charge which is a nice touch, and if you need any help with the installing or mending any equipment then there are suppliers nearby at your disposal.


There are 276 rooms in the Hotel Apolo Trip Barcelona which includes rooms for non-smokers and for people with a disability. The rooms are modern and quite spacious, the location of the hotel means that the rooms facing out of the hotel get direct sunlight for the majority of the afternoon. The rooms all come with satellite TV, direct telephone line and modem connection, a mini-bar and a safe. The bathrooms have a hairdryer, and 24hr room service is available.

Hotel Tryp Apolo Locale
Hotel Tryp Apolo Locale

Hotel Location and Facilities

The hotel Apolo Tryp Barcelona has a central location for both business people and tourists. Plaça España and its events halls are a 15 minute walk away. Las Ramblas and the centre of town a 10 minute walk away. If walking isn't your thing then the metro stop Paral.lel is outside the hotel. There is a cash machine both in the lobby and just outside the hotel. Paral.lel also boasts a large number of cafes, Chinese restaurants and bars all along it. There is a pharmacy and a fruit and vegetable shop just opposite the hotel, as well as a newsagent.

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: €12.99
Price Return: €25.98

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: €35.91
Price Return: €71.82

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 station you need to change for the Green Line metroMetro to Paral.lel and your hotel is right outside the metro stop.

RENFE Train Ticket Prices
Single ticket: €4.60

Via Bus The Aerobus will also take you from the Airport to Plaça España. The journey time is around 30 minutes. From España station you need to take the green line metro to Paral.lel and your hotel is right outside the metro stop.

Aerobus Ticket Prices
Single ticket:

Car parks near Hotel Apolo Tryp Barcelona

Car Park Name Address Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters
PROMOPARC Vilà i Vilà Vila i Vila, 50 150 m
SABA BAMSA Paral.lel Carrer de l'Abat Safont, 2 200 m

In a nutshell

The Hotel Apolo Tryp Barcelona is a large hotel dedicated to business but providing good service to tourists as well. Central location means any sights of interest are a short walk or metro ride away.

Tryp Apolo
Avinguda Paral.lel, 57-9
08004 Barcelona, España.


metroMetro: Paral lel (Green Line, L3) and (Purple Line, L2) outside hotel

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