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El Palace

Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes 668, Barcelona, Spain

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El Palace

OVERVIEW

Insider Tip

The World Heritage-listed Palau de la Musica Catalana concert hall is just a short walk from the hotel. Built between 1905 and 1908 in the Catalan modernist style, it is considered by many to be one of Barcelona’s most beautiful buildings. Guided tours are offered daily; advanced reservations are recommended.

Hotel Overview

By Passeig de Gracia
Ideally situated in Barcelona’s Eixample district, this luxury 20th-century hotel is 2 blocks from Passeig de Gracia and 2 km (1 mi) from Las Ramblas.
Flat-screen TVs
El Palace Hotel offers 120 guestrooms and suites, which include flat-screen TVs, wireless Internet access, and bathrooms with separate tubs and showers.
2 restaurants
The hotel features a business center, a concierge desk, and a 24-hour front desk. 2 restaurants and 2 bars are on site, and room service is available 24 hours.
Property Location With a stay at El Palace, you'll be centrally located in Barcelona, just a 4-minute walk from Tivoli Theatre and 7 minutes by foot from Placa de Catalunya. This 5-star hotel is 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from Casa Batllo and 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Palau de la Musica Catalana.
Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 120 guestrooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Your bed comes with down comforters and Egyptian cotton sheets. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access is available. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries.
Amenities Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).
Dining Grab a bite at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Unwind at the end of the day with a drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM for a fee.
Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free valet parking is available onsite.

What to expect:

El Palace Hotel, first opened in 1919 with a neo-classical façade and grand public areas, has been totally refurbished and opened again in late 2009 as a renovated grand luxury hotel. Considered Barcelona's most iconic hotel for over 90 years, the works have preserved the classic spirit, distinguished as a symbol of the hotel tradition and considered nowadays as the only Luxury Classic Hotel in the city.

Location

Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes 668, Barcelona, Spain

Airport:

BCN - Barcelona El Prat Airport

ROOMS

Overview

120 new luxury rooms, 42 of them being Suites and Junior Suites, fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology. They are elegant, with classic luxury style combined with the most contemporary style in the bathrooms; some of them with Roman Bath decorated with different color mosaics. 6 top new Suites in 2017 inspired on the 6 Classic Arts will complete the hotel luxury offering.

Amenities

  • Free newspaper
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Hand-held showerhead
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Wheelchair-accessible bathroom vanity
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Portable shower seat
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Non-Smoking
  • Height-adjustable showerhead
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Grab bar - in shower
  • Roll-in shower
  • Transfer shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Lever door handles
  • Heating
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Local maps
  • Guidebooks or recommendations
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • In-room massage available
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Down comforter

DETAILS

Property Amenities

Set on a tree-lined boulevard in Barcelona’s Eixample district, El Palace Hotel is near Las Ramblas. The hotel features a concierge desk, a 24-hour front desk, and 24-hour room service. Two restaurants and two bars are on site, and breakfast is served in The Garden. Business-related amenities include a business center, meeting rooms, a ballroom, and event catering. Wireless Internet access is also available (surcharge).

The amenities listed below are available on site; fees may apply:

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Bar/lounge
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free valet parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • Swimming pool
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Lot Hours - 24 hours
  • Concierge services
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Full-service spa
  • Meeting rooms
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Free wired Internet
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • 24-hour business center
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wedding services
  • In-room accessibility
  • Garden
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
  • Total number of rooms - 120

Dining

19/Nineteen Restaurant
Restaurant designed to resemble a Parisian brasserie. Serves Mediterranean cuisine with international influences. Open daily from late morning to late evening.
Hall Bar
Intimate lounge serving drinks and afternoon tea.
Bluesman Cocktail Bar
English-style bar daily opened with refined cocktails and live music on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Is remarkable the new "Whisky Tasting Lounge" where it is possible to delight the best whiskies around the world as well as occasional marinated whisky tastings. Additionally, it is possible to buy the best cigars at the hotel's exclusive cigar's cave.
The Garden
Serves buffet and a la carte breakfast daily. Offers brunch on Sundays.
Winter Garden Restaurant
The new gastronomic restaurant, the Winter Garden (opened Thu-Mon evenings), has been recently inaugurated offering a menu based on medium sides with the best quality products as well as the most organic and ecologic dishes. In it, you can enjoy an incredible mix of cuisines, immerse yourself into the natural Mediterranean flavors and delight the most outstanding kitchen of our house Chef Marc Mallasen.

Recreation

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Tivoli Theatre - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Passeig de Gracia - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Rambla de Catalunya - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Placa de Catalunya - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Teatre Coliseum - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Casa Amatller - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Casa Batllo - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
El Corte Ingles - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Portal de l'Angel - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Palau de la Musica Catalana - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
La Rambla - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
University of Barcelona - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Barcelona Cathedral - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Arc de Triomf - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Placa del Rei - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi

The preferred airport for El Palace is Barcelona (BCN-Barcelona Intl.) - 17.7 km / 11 mi

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