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Ilunion Auditori Hotel
Ilunion Auditori Hotel is a 3 star hotel located close to Arc de Triomf, in the east of Barcelona. It is situated in a largely residential area and over half an hours walk from the heart of the city centre. The hotel is large and modern. It sits on a street corner and has large windows. On entering the lobby area, a mezzanine area containing the hotel's breakfast area hangs above the front desk. Steps lead to the front desk. There is a bar to the left-hand side of the stairs with plasma screen showing MTV, black swivel chairs and glass tables. There is a quieter seating area to the right of the stairs, with low cushioned seating.

The hotel has a modern style and uses bright colours to add some character to its furnishings. It will not appeal to tourists who wish to be in the city centre. However, its location close to Arc de Triomf offers its own places of interest. The Arc de Triomf is an impressive stone structure, and it sits in front of one of Barcelona's best parks - Parc de la Ciutadella.

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Hotel Facilities

There is an outdoor pool on the 6th floor roof of the hotel. It is unheated and is only open in the summer months. There is also a gym in the basement of the hotel. This is open 24 hours. It offers weights and running machines.

There is a bar in the lobby area of the hotel.

Room service is not available. However, there are Telepizza delivery menus in the rooms.

No pets are allowed in the hotel.

Business Facilities

There are two meeting rooms available in the hotel. They are both 25 metres squared.

Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel and is free of charge. There are two computers available in the lobby area with free internet access.

Facilities For People With A Disability

There are 5 rooms available in the hotel that are suitable for wheelchair users. They have widened doors and adapted bathrooms. There are lifts to all floors.


There are a total of 108 rooms in the hotel over 6 floors. The rooms available are all doubles.

The rooms all have double-glazed windows. However, those requiring a quiet nights sleep should request the rooms on the highest floors at the interior of the hotel.

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

Hotel Location and Facilities

Barcelona Nord Bus Station
Barcelona Nord Bus Station

The hotel is a 5 minute walk from Barcelona Nord bus station. This is convenient for people flying into Girona Airport. The buses that leave from Girona airport terminate at this station. This is also an appealing option for those who may wish to make day trips out of the city to areas such as Girona, which is not simply an airport town but a popular tourist destination in its own right.

The hotel is located a 5 - 10 minute walk from Arc de Triomf. This monument is similar to the famous one in Paris. It sits at the top of the Parc de la Ciutadella. This is one of Barcelona's most picturesque parks. It contains a small lake with rowing boats, numerous palm trees to find shade under and various sculptures dotted around the space.

The Arc de Triomf also acts as a sort of gateway into the area of El Born. This is perhaps the most affluent part of Barcelona's old town and is full to the brim with attractive bars, restaurants and small galleries.

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. From Passeig de Gràcia take the metro to Plaça Tetuán on the Purple Line. From the metro station the hotel is a 10 minute walk. Alternatively, if you have a lot of luggage, a taxi ride would take about 10 minutes.

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. From Plaça de Catalunya take Line 1 on the metro to Arc de Triomf, from the metro station the hotel is a 5 minute walk.

Car parks near Ilunion Auditori Hotel Barcelona

Car Park Name Address Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters
BSM Estació Barcelona-Nord Carrer d´Alí Bei 54 190 m
SABA Lluís Companys Passeig Lluís Companys, 19 650 m

In a nutshell

Ilunion Auditori Hotel is a modern hotel in a location slightly further out from the heart of Barcelona city centre. It will appeal to business people due to its meeting room facilities. Tourists may be loath to pay its prices for a location outside of the city centre. Its amenities are impressive for a hotel with a 3 star rating.

Ilunion Auditori
Carrer Sicília, 166-170
08013 Barcelona, España.


MetroMetro: Arc de Triomf (Red Line, L1) and Plaça Tetuán (Purple Line, L2)

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