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Sunotel Junior Hotel
Sunotel Junior Hotel is located in uptown Eixample. The area has its own merits, but it is not particularly close to the main tourist areas. It will be necessary to catch the metro, rather than walk, to the majority of Barcelona's sights. However, the hotel has a lot to offer - it is a two star hotel with a rooftop pool, free internet, 24 hour room service and a bar.

The hotel exterior has a typical hotel style - marble walls, a glass façade and flags hanging above the entrance door. On entering the lobby it is small but bright - white floors and glass windows ensure that the area has a feeling of space. The lobby is clean and appears to have been recently renovated. There is a seating area with comfortable stripy green, cream and maroon couches. Plants are dotted around the room and the front desk towards the back of the room.

The hotel is located a 5 minute walk from Avenida Diagonal - one of Barcelona's major roads that runs right through town. Seasoned travellers with experience in tackling transport systems will cope well in this hotel. However, those who like to have the heart of the city on their doorstep may choose to opt for more central accommodation.

Hotel Facilities

There is a small pool on the roof of the hotel. This is open all year round. It is situated next to a Jacuzzi and a small solarium area with sun loungers. This is an impressive amenity in a two star hotel.

There is no restaurant. However, there is a bar in the hotel. It serves snack foods such as sandwiches.

Room service is available from the bar 24 hours a day. It is served from the bar area.

No pets are allowed in the hotel.

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Business Facilities

There are no meeting rooms available in the hotel.

Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. It is available free of charge to all customers. There are no computers with internet access available in 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 are a total of 34 rooms in the hotel over 5 floors. The rooms available are singles, twins and doubles. It is possible to add an extra bed to some of the rooms at an extra cost.

All rooms have double-glazing. 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 and a mini-bar.

Hotel Location and Facilities

Film Café - Filmoteca
Film Café - Filmoteca

The hotel is located just off Avenida Josep Tarradellas. This road leads to Estació Sants - Barcelona's main train station. The hotel is, therefore, a 15 minute walk from the station. This is convenient for those who require quick access to Barcelona airport, as it can be reached by train from Estació Sants Station. It is also an interesting option for day trips out of Barcelona to areas such as Sitges, Figueres or Girona.

Barcelona's Industrial University
Barcelona's Industrial University

A 2 minute walk from the hotel there is a small art house cinema - Filmoteca. This could prove to be a lifesaver on a rainy day or a quiet evening in the city. Most films are shown in their original language, rather than being dubbed, so you may well be able to find a film that suits you. The cinema has its own small café, to sit and pontificate about the merits of the film once its over.

A 5 minute walk from the hotel you can find Barcelona's Industrial University. This may not seem particularly interesting, however, the building is very beautiful -old, grand and Gothic. It is definitely worth a look if you are passing by.

The closest metro station is Hospital Clínic - a 10 minute walk from the hotel. This will prove very useful in reaching areas such as the Ramblas, Plaça de Catalunya or Sagrada Família if you are interested in seeing the sights.

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 Estació Sants 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. From here take the metro to Hospital Clínic on the Blue Line, from the metro station the hotel is a 5 minute walk.

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 you can take the Green Line on the metro to Estació Sants and change onto the Blue Line to Hospital Clínic, the hotel is a 5 minute walk from the metro station.

Car parks near Sunotel Junior Hotel Barcelona

Car Park Name Address Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters
NN Urgell Comte d'Urgell, 234 130 m
SABA BAMSA Londres Londres, 56 240 m
SABA BAMSA Tarradellas - Sarrià Avinguda de Josep Tarradellas, 139 400 m
Ágora Rosselló, 94-98 450 m

In a nutshell

Sunotel Junior Hotel is located in Barcelona city centre but not in the most central location. However, those looking for a budget hotel may not mind making the extra effort - particularly in light of the hotel's impressive amenities. An attractive option within the two star range for those who enjoy the peace and quiet of being away from the heart of the city.

Sunotel Junior Hotel
Avinguda Sarrià 9
08029 Barcelona, España.


MetroMetro: Hospital Clínic (Blue Line, L5)

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