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Hotel Cortes Barcelona
Hotel Cortes Barcelona

This simple but functional hotel benefits from a superb location right in the centre of Barcelona. The hotel is in the Gothic Quarter on a busy street in between the famous Las Ramblas and Avenida Portal de L'Angel which is one of Barcelona's main shopping streets.

Hotel Facilities

The Cortes hotel has a small TV room at the back of the reception and a dining room where guests are served breakfast. There are also 3 restaurants attached to the hotel: the Cortes, Moderno and Inglés. Also in the reception area is a telephone booth and a soda machine.

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Business Facilities

The Cortes Hotel has no business facilities.


The 46 rooms are simple and comfortable. The ones facing out onto the street at the front of the hotel will be noisier at night. The rooms are equipped with a direct phone line, a colour TV, a bathroom with shower and air-conditioning/ heating.

Area around Hotel Cortes Barcelona
Area around Hotel Cortes Barcelona

Hotel Location and Facilities

The narrow road on which the hotel is situated is full of shops, cafes and restaurants. There is also a pharmacy and a bank just 1 block down. Las Ramblas is at the end of the road and on the other side is shopping heaven.

Streets around Hotel Cortes Barcelona
Streets around Hotel Cortes Barcelona

The Cortes hotel is central and within walking distance of many of Barcelona's main attractions including the Gothic Cathedral which is 5 minutes away, and El Raval which is the area on the opposite side of Las Ramblas.

If you need a supermarket you are close to both Carrefour Express which is on Las Ramblas just opposite and El Corte Inglés which is on Plaça de Catalunya and Avenida Portal de L'Angel and is a huge department store.

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. The hotel is 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 a 3 minutes to the hotel.

Aerobus Ticket Prices
Single ticket:

Car parks near Cortes Hotel Barcelona

Car Park Name Address Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters
NN Bonsuccés Plaça del Bonsuccés, 7 230 m
SABA Plaça de Catalunya Carrer de Rivadeneyra, 1 350 m
NN Palau de la Música Carrer de Ramon Mas, 1 350 m
BSM La Boquería Floristes de la Rambla 600 m

In a nutshell

The Hotel Cortes Barcelona is a relatively low cost hotel right in the heart of Barcelona. Good location though potentially noisy makes it good for a weekend stay.

Carrer Santa Ana, 25
08002 Barcelona, España.


metroMetro: Plaça de Catalunya (Red Line, L1) and (Green Line, L3), 3 mins

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