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Grand Hotel Central

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At a Glance

    Pros

  • excellent location between the Gothic Quarter and the Born
  • attentive service
  • sleek look
  • full gamut of high-tech amenities

    Cons

  • despite soundproofing, the street outside is noisy and fast
  • for the price, rooms are small

Grand Hotel Central Review

At the edge of the Gothic Quarter, very near the Barcelona cathedral, this fashionable midtown hideaway is popular with business and pleasure travelers alike. Rooms are flawlessly decorated in streamlined furniture and neutral textiles, and they're equipped with high-tech design features, from flat-screen TVs to DSL hookups. The restaurant, Avalon, is known for creative cuisine in an elegant, minimalist setting, while the roof terrace and top-floor pool offer a unique perch over the city's 2,000-year-old Roman and Gothic central nucleus. The higher the better is the rule here, as street level can be noisy, soundproofing or not.

    Hotel Details

  • 125 rooms, 22 suites.
  • Rate includes no meals.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 03-10-2014

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