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Renaissance Barcelona Hotel
Renaissance Barcelona Hotel is located in the heart of Eixample - Barcelona's most affluent district. It is conveniently close to the most popular tourist attractions, whilst being situated in a pleasant and quiet street. The hotel's exterior is modern with glass canopies, no balconies and thin grey silk sheets covering the many windows. The lobby area is large, with various areas to sit and relax. Low lighting, dark wood and leather couches provide a slick feel to the space.

The hotel provides impressive amenities including a pool, gym and restaurant.

Hotel Facilities

There is an outdoor pool on the 8th floor roof of the hotel. It is small and clover-shaped. It is unheated but is available all year round. There is also a fitness centre on the roof of the hotel. It is open the same hours as the pool and offers weights, running machines and cycling machines.

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Renaissance Barcelona Hotel Rooftop Terrace

There is a restaurant serving food throughout the day.

There is also a bar in the lobby area of the hotel. It offers snacks such as sandwiches.

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The Hotel's Bar and Lounge

Room service is available 24 hours.

No pets are allowed in the hotel.

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Business Facilities

There are seven meeting rooms available in the hotel. These vary from 27 metres squared to 175 metres squared in size.

Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.

Facilities for People with a disability

There are 4 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 is a wide ramp to the reception area.


There are a total of 211 rooms in the hotel over 10 floors. The rooms available are twins, doubles and triples.

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. 24 of the rooms have their own private terraces. These cost the same price as the other rooms so it is worth asking for these when booking.

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Renaissance Barcelona Hotel Room

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

Hotel Location and Facilities

The hotel is located 10 minutes walk from Gran Via Corts Catalanes. This large road links Plaza Universitat to Plaça España. If you are interested in taking an afternoon stroll it will probably take you just over half an hour to walk between the two squares. The street itself has its share of nice cafés and buildings. Plaza Universitat is the home of Barcelona's old University buildings. Plaça España is also where you will find Barcelona's palace.

The hotel is a five-minute walk from Passeig de Gràcia. This is one of Barcelona's most prized gems. The wide street is lined with old and decorative street lamps and the pavement is covered in Gaudí inspired stones. It is also the home of two of Gaudí's most famous buildings - Casa Batlló and La Pedrera. Casa Batlló is the smaller of the two. It has a large sculpture of a dragon's tail on the roof and its façade is dotted with ornate balconies. La Pedrera has a sea theme running throughout. Its iconic spiral staircase can be seen on posters and postcards throughout Barcelona.

The hotel is a 5 minute walk from Plaça de Catalunya. This is the square that sits at the top of the Ramblas. This is where you will find many useful amenities, such as internet cafés, bureaux de change, supermarkets and pharmacies.

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. The T-Casual ticket gives you 10 separate journeys on Barcelona public transport system or you can buy a single fare train ticket. The hotel is a 3 minute walk from the station.

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. The hotel is a 10 minute walk from Plaça de Catalunya. Alternatively you can catch the Green Line metro at Plaça de Catalunya to Passeig de Gràcia - from here the hotel is a 3 minute walk. You could also take a short 2 minute taxi ride if you have a lot of baggage.

Car parks near Renaissance Barcelona Hotel

Car Park Name Address Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters
SABA Gràcia II Passeig de Gràcia, 34S 300 m
SABA BAMSA Diputaciò Carrer Diputació, 286 350 m
SABA BAMSA Passeig de Gràcia Passeig de Gràcia, 62 350 m
NN Gran Vía Gran Vía de les Corts Catalanes, 641 500 m
NN Bruc Bruc ,111 550 m
NN Concept Valencia, 307 550 m

In a nutshell

Renaissance Barcelona Hotel has a slick and modern appearance whilst remaining comfortable and relaxing. It is located centrally, whilst remaining just outside of the hustle bustle of the city centre. It is an attractive choice for business people and tourists alike.

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The Hotel's Lobby

Renaissance Barcelona Hotel
Carrer Pau Clarís, 122
08009 Barcelona, España.


Website: Renaissance Barcelona hotel

MetroMetro: Passeig de Gràcia (Green Line, L3) and (Purple Line, L2) and (Yellow Line, L4)

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