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Reding Hotel
Reding Hotel Barcelona is located close to Plaza de la Universitat at the top of Raval. It is well located in terms of its close proximity to many of Barcelona's varied districts. Beyond Universitat, the hotel is in easy walking distance of Gràcia and Eixample - two of Barcelona's most affluent areas. The square is also adjacent to Plaça de Catalunya, at the top of the Ramblas, ensuring that the touristic centre is only a five-minute walk away. Raval itself, where the hotel is situated, is an up and coming area that is popular for its culture - with many interesting galleries, museums and independent designer shops.

The hotel is designed simply but classically. The lobby area is small and slightly cold, due to its glass front desk, grey marble floors and blue lighting. However, the front desk staff are friendly and helpful, giving the area the welcoming feel that it needs.


Hotel Facilities

There is no pool or gym in the hotel. There is buffet breakfast available. There is also a bar in the hotel.

Pets are not allowed in the hotel.


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Business Facilities

There is one room in the hotel that is usually used as a lounge for guests. However it can be rented by companies for meetings or conferences. It holds a maximum of 30 people. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel for all guests. There is also one computer available in the lobby with internet access that guests may use free of charge.


Facilities for People with a disability

The hotel contains one room with access for people with a disability. It has widened doors and a special shower. There are lifts to all floors.


Rooms

There are a total of 44 rooms in the hotel, over 5 floors. Rooms are Individual, Twin, Double or a Comfort Suite. There are five Comfort Suites available - these are a bigger room containing a double bed. The Comfort Suites also include either single or double sofa beds. They can, therefore, be used by up to 4 people.

The hotel is located on a quiet road. Some of the rooms are interior, allowing for the quietest environment. The interior rooms on the fifth floor of the hotel have balconies overlooking a small inner courtyard.

Each room offers air conditioning, a television, a safe, a telephone and a mini-bar.


Hotel Location and Facilities

Reding Hotel is based close to Plaza de la Universitat. This is home to many of Barcelona's major University buildings.

Plaza de la Universitat
Plaza de la Universitat

The hotel is based close to the top of Calle Tallers. This is a popular street for interesting shops. Holala Plaza and Retro City are both homes to some of Barcelona's best ranges of vintage clothing. Holala Plaza sells more collectible, designer and pricey clothes. Retro City is an opportunity to get your hands dirty, with racks and basins full to the brim with cheap second hand clothing.

Reding Hotel is also within 10 minutes walking distance of both Portal de l'Angel and Passeig de Gràcia. These streets are where you can find many of Barcelona's chain stores such as H&M; Mango and Zara. It is also where you will be able to feast your eyes on the high-end designer labels such as Burberry, Gucci and Prada.

The hotel is within ten minutes walk of the Ramblas, where you will be at the centre of many of Barcelona's most popular tourist attractions. This should also provide most necessary amenities such as internet cafés, banks, pharmacies and supermarkets.


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: €11.25
Price Return: €22.50

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.

Booking Information Click here to book bus transport from Barcelona Airport to / from Barcelona city centre.


Bus shared transfer from BCN Airport (Door to Door Service)

Price Single: €15.00
Price Return: €30.00

Book at least 48 hours in advance.

Unlike the previous, cheaper bus service that drops you off at designated points in the city centre this bus service takes you directly to your hotel and is therefore a more comfortable and convenient service especially if you are new to the city or don’t want to lug your bags around the city centre.

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.

Booking Information Click here to book bus transport from Barcelona Airport to / from your accommodation.


Private transfer from BCN Airport

Price Single: €44.00
Price Return: €88.00

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.

Booking Information Click here to book your private transport from Barcelona Airport to/from your accommodation.


Business class private transfer from BCN Airport

Price Single: €67.30
Price Return: €134.60

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.

Booking Information Click here to book your business class transport from Barcelona Airport to / from your accommodation.


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 T10 transport ticket from the airport. The T10 ticket gives you 10 separate journeys on Barcelona public transport system or you can buy a single fare train ticket. You then change at Passeig de Gràcia onto the Green Line metro and travel one stop to Catalunya. Your hotel is then 5 minutes walk from the metro.

T10 Ticket: €10.20

RENFE Train Ticket Prices
Single ticket: €4.20


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. The hotel is 5 minutes walk from Plaça de Catalunya, or less than 2 minutes in a taxi.


Car parks near Reding Hotel Barcelona

Car Park Name Address Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters
NN Bonsuccés Plaça del Bonsuccés, 7 450 m
SABA BAMSA Plaça dels Àngels Carrer dels Angels, 1 500 m
SABA Plaça de Catalunya Plaça de Catalunya 500 m
SABA BAMSA Rambla Catalunya Rambla Catalunya, 15 500 m

In a nutshell

Reding Hotel Barcelona offers a standard hotel that is well situated for those who need to be close to the Universities or Plaça de Catalunya. It is a functional accommodation, slightly lacking in the Spanish character that some might hope for from their hotel. However, its friendly staff and central location may provide just what many holidaymakers are looking for.



Reding Hotel Barcelona
Carrer Gravina, 5 - 7
08001 Barcelona, España.

HB-003893

metroMetro: Universitat (Red Line, L1) and (Purple Line, L2)


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