Grand Hotel Central

Location: Barcelona | Spain

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

If you’re travelling to fashionable Barcelona you’ll need the fashionable hotel to match. With grand marble staircases and one of the coolest rooftops in town, Grand Hotel Central is a nod to the splendour of high society in the early 20th century, effortlessly blending innovative design with its timeless elegance.
Perfect forFashionistas and discerning travellers wanting to look the part in Barcelona.
In the knowThe hotel's Avalon restaurant is Michelin starred, so expect sumptuous cuisine.

Recommended for...

  • Chic Design
  • City Hotel
  • Cultural Immersion
  • Food & Wine

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

Situated in Barcelona's Gothic quarter, the Grand Hotel Central is in the perfect location from which to head off and explore the famous architectural monuments by foot. 

Rooms at Grand Hotel Central

The classical features of the hotel are carefully restored in each of the rooms, with dark oak floors, wrought iron furnishings, and soft beige decor colouring the interior. All of the rooms are set around an inner patio and face outwards to make the most of the views over the city.

Food & Drink

This hotel has earned quite the reputation for offering some of the most delicious breakfasts in the city, while its fabulous Avalon restaurant serves up delectable Catalan dishes, and the rooftop bar is perfect for all day dining.


The rooftop is THE spot to hang out in the evenings, with gorgeous views over the city, an infinity pool for evening dips, regular live music performances and an extensive cocktail menu to keep you hydrated.

Do not forget to look after your mind and body in the wellness facilities. With a thermal suite, gym and treatments on offer you will be ready to explore every nook and cranny within the beautiful city.

Activities at Grand Hotel Central

El Born is the centre for designer shops, and the streets surrounding the hotel are lined with trendy boutiques and small cafes. You’re also well placed for exploring the Gothic Quarter as well as Barcelona Cathedral, while Las Ramblas is just a short ten-minute walk away.

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Hotel location

Grand Hotel Central is approximately 30 minutes from Barcelona Airport.

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