The Hotel Front Maritim is one of the several, modern beach front hotels in the recently built Forum area of Barcelona. This hotel has been well-designed and its dark wood décor has a hint of the orient. The hotel is right near the beach but it also has good business facilities making it perfect for both families and those travelling to Barcelona on business.
The large lobby area has been separated by means of large dark wooden partitions, there is a lounge with 2 computers hooked up to the internet. A café/ bar which has a TV at one end and a restaurant. Downstairs there is a further lounge area. The hotel has its own parking facilities and offers a large variety of international press. The hotel also offers a small gymnasium with a sauna and steam room.
Along with its business corner in the lobby, the hotel offers 5 multiple-purpose function rooms. The rooms have a capacity of 120 people and all have high ceilings and natural light. As for equipment, they all have high speed internet connection and all types of business facilities from translations to photocopying to computer equipment rental.
The hotel front Maritim has 177 rooms most of which have a natural light and all of which are quiet. If you get a room at the top of the hotel you may be lucky enough to have a sea view. There are rooms for the disabled.
The rooms feature air-conditioning and heating, a direct phone line, TV with over 20 satellite channels, internet connection, and the bathroom has a telephone and a hair dryer.
|The beach near Hotel Front Maritim|
|The area around Hotel Front Maritim|
Next to the hotel Front Maritim is a bank and just opposite is a children's playground. However the big draw of this area and indeed this hotel is the beach which is just over the road some 2 minutes away. The Forum area is modern and for the most part the district is full of hotels, apartments and offices. The Diagonal Mar shopping centre is not too far away and has a huge range of facilities from a supermarket to cafes.
Closer to home there is a pharmacy round the corner on the way to the metro, and other cafes and banks of Passeig Taulat which is the road behind the hotel. The metro is a short walk away and you can get into the centre of Barcelona in 15 minutes.
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.
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 about 20 minutes. You then have to change here for the Yellow Line Metro to Selva Del Mar and the hotel is a short 7 minute walk from the metro.
RENFE Train Ticket Prices
Single ticket: €4.10
Via Bus The Aerobus will also take you from the Airport to Plaça de Catalunya station. The journey time is around 30 minutes. From Catalunya you then have to change here for the Green Line Metro to Passeig de Gràcia and then change onto the yellow line metro. Your nearest metro stop is Selva Del Mar and the hotel is a short 7 minute walk from the metro.
Aerobus Ticket Prices
Single ticket: €5.90
Car parks near Hotel Front Maritim Barcelona
|Car Park Name||Address||Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters|
|BSM García Fària||Garcia Fària, 71||0 m|
|BSM Garcia Fària - Espronceda||Passeig de Garcia Faria,35||350 m|
The Hotel Front Maritim Barcelona is a beautiful and modern beach front hotel in this renovated area of Barcelona. Business facilities but also good for those looking for a beach holiday. The area is quiet and safe.
Hotel Front Maritim Barcelona
Passeig Garcia Faria, 69
Metro: Selva del Mar (Yellow Line, L4) 7 minutes.