Luxury hotel holiday Hotel Granados 83 Barcelona

Hotel Granados 83 is a modern hotel in Barcelona's Eixample district, boasting a rooftop pool and solarium with views over the city's skyline. The hotel is just five minutes' walk from both Avinguda Diagonal and Passieg de Gracia, two of the most important streets in Barcelona for shopping, dining and culture. Explore the vibrant city on foot with sights including Gaudi's colossal Sagrada Familia Cathedral and the Gothic quarter only 20 minutes' walk away, or jump on the metro to reach the popular Barceloneta beach. Ideal for a stay of a few nights, Hotel Granados 83 offers a taste of cosmopolitan culture and a spot for relaxation after exploring Barcelona's many attractions.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flights with British Airways London to Barcelona
  • Optional private car transfers
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Hotel Granados 83, Barcelona

Hotel Granados 83 is a 4-star boutique hotel offering a taste of avant-garde luxury in a central location. Excellent cuisine, modern design and comfortable accommodation make it an ideal spot to recuperate after enjoying the culture of Barcelona.

Facts in brief

Official star rating 4

Location The hotel is 8-minutes' walk from Casa Milà

Annual opening All year

Closest airport Barcelona

Distance from airport The hotel is about 30-minutes' drive from Barcelona Airport

Closest railway station Barcelona Sants

Distance from railway station The hotel is about 10-minutes' drive from Barcelona Sants

Hotel facilities and services

Gastronomic Restaurant, Cocktail Bar, Terrace Bar that provides small snacks, Gym, Solarium, Plunge Pool, Varied pieces of artwork and sculptures.

Complimentary

WiFi.

Out and about nearby

Hotel Granados 83 is only 5 minutes' walk from the Avinguda Diagonal which is overflowing with boutiques, restaurants, cafes and interesting architecture. Walk twenty-five minutes from the hotel to reach Gaudi's spectacular Sagrada Familia Cathedral, or follow the Passeig de Gracia (about ten minutes' walk from the hotel) to see the business hub of Barcelona and boutique shops. The metro-underground system in Barcelona means that travel time is saved - meaning that Barceloneta Beach is only about ten minutes' ride away from the hotel. Travel outside of Barcelona by train, then funicular railway, to reach the 14th Century Monastery of Montserrat poised high in the mountainside.

Sports nearby

Cycle about Barcelona, or head to Montserrat mountains to hike.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Standard double room for 3 nights

From about

£840 low season

£990 high season

Holiday Code EXH1685

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Hotel Granados 83, Barcelona

Room descriptions

Hotel Granados 83 has 77 rooms, duplexes and suites. Each soundproofed room contains air-conditioning, Thasos marble bathrooms, sofa, LCD flat screen TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, mini-bar, safe.

Standard Single Room
Standard Double Room with views of Enric Granados or the central patio
Executive Room balcony or small terrace with views of the courtyard
Duplex Room with separated sleeping and living areas, semi-terrace and pool
Duplex Family Room with separated sleeping area and semi-private terrace and pool. Sleeps 4.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Standard double room for 3 nights

From about

£840 low season

£990 high season

Holiday Code EXH1685

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Hotel Granados 83, Barcelona

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to Granados 83, Barcelona, Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with British Airways from London to Barcelona. Flights may be available from other UK airports with Easyjet, Jet2 and TUI for example. We can arrange this for you. The hotel can then be reached by taxi from the airport in about 20-30 minutes (or ask us to book a private car transfer for you). There is a train every 30 minutes from the airport at Terminal 2 to five stations in the city centre and the journey time is about 20 to 25 minutes. There is also a fast shuttle bus from the airport to Placa de Catalunya and the journey time is about 35 minutes. If you are combining a stay in Barcelona with another region, then onward travel may be by train or hire-car. We will arrange this for you.

Additional information

Minimum stays: A minimum stay of 2 nights applies for guests travelling on 31 December.

Children: Children are permitted on request. Family rooms accommodating 2 adults and 2 children are available on request. Children under 16 years are not subject to Barcelona's City Tax. Children under 2 years stay free of charge when sharing with 2 adults. Baby cots are available on request free of charge.

Other information: Dogs are permitted on request but may incur a small charge.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Standard double room for 3 nights

From about

£840 low season

£990 high season

Holiday Code EXH1685

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Hotel Granados 83, Barcelona

Highlights of Barcelona

There are a huge number of day trips and excursions which those on holiday in Barcelona can enjoy. These include: The Monastery of Montserrat, a religious complex in a spectacular setting atop craggy mountains with chapels, hermits’ caves and numerous nature trails, reached by a one hour train journey followed by an exhilarating cable-car ride; Wineries in towns such as Sant Sadurní d’Anoia and Vilafranca del Penedès, both around one hour away by train; Catalan towns and cities including Tarragona (a port city with fascinating Roman remains), Girona (an ancient walled city with a fascinating history), Vic (a quintessentially Catalan town with an outstanding market) and Figueres (home to the renowned Dalí Theatre-Museum), all of which can be easily reached by train or bus.

Cultural highlights of Barcelona

There are numerous places of interest that visitors should see during their luxury holiday in Barcelona: La Rambla, Spain’s most famous street which is busy at almost any time of the day or night with flower stalls, tarot readers, musicians and mime artists lining the wide walkway which is shaded by trees. The Gothic quarter, a maze of narrow streets and plazas in the old town with architecture dating back to the 14th and 15th centuries. This historic area is home to Catalonia’s government building, the town hall, a former royal palace and the imposing and intricately-decorated La Seu Cathedral, which includes a beautiful cloister. Montjuic, a fortress-topped hill in the south of the city with museums, art galleries and restaurants dotted throughout the spacious gardens. This is also the setting of the 1992 Olympic stadium, the large open space enjoys panoramic views of the city and sea, and is accessible by cable car from the port, by funicular from the base of the hill, by bus or on foot. The harbour area, where almost 3 miles of sandy beaches meet the Olympic port and the older area of Barceloneta, known for its numerous fish restaurants. Parc de la Ciutatella, a popular park with gardens, a boating lake, a zoo, several museums and the striking Catalan Parliament building. Eixample District, a vast area towards the north of the city which was built according to a grid system and is full of unique buildings which were designed in a ‘Modernista’ (Catalan Art Nouveau) style by the famous Antoni Gaudí and his contemporaries. The most famous building which was designed by Gaudí is the Sagrada Familia, an unconventional church building which is filled with symbolism but is still unfinished. Other famous works of art which feature Gaudí’s trademark curved lines, decorated chimneys, elaborate wrought iron and mosaic decorations include Parc Guell, a colourful park which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site; Casa Batlió, a house with a fascinating interior and exterior and La Pedrera, a curved apartment building.

Gastronomy in Barcelona

Cuisine in Barcelona is similar to the rest of Catalonia, taking inspiration from both nearby France and from central Spain whilst making use of local ingredients available including seafood, fresh vegetables, meat and game. Typical dishes include ‘Crema Catalana’ (a Catalan version of a Crème Brûlée), ‘Pa amb tomàquet’ (bread smeared with tomato, oil and garlic), ‘Fideuá’ (a variant of Paella which uses pasta in place of rice), ‘Zarzuela’ (a seafood stew which is made with fish, prawns, squid and mussels), ‘Escudella’ (a stew containing vegetables, meat, rice and pasta) and unusual ‘sea and mountain’ combinations which use both meat and seafood. Barcelona is home to some of Spain’s best restaurants, with gastronomic chefs creating innovative cuisine and over 20 boasting at least one Michelin star. The best fish and seafood can be found in restaurants in the Barceloneta district, or if you want to buy some local produce yourself then head to the busy La Boqueria market on La Rambla.

Climate in Barcelona

Late spring and early autumn are the best times to go on holiday to Barcelona, as the weather is warm with temperatures of around 20 degrees centigrade. Summer is often unbearably hot with some shops and restaurants closing in August as locals leave the city to get away from the heat. Winter is mild with occasional rain and average temperatures of 10 degrees but is an enjoyable time to visit as Christmas markets are held and many celebrations take place.

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