Barcelona hotels have been hit hard by the downturn in the economy. According to figures from Deloitte, revenue per available room dropped by 22.5% during the first nine months of 2009 thanks to a fall in tourists from key markets, the UK in particular.
This compares with an overall decline of 16.8% in the Eurozone […]Continue Reading →
Barcelona’s latest luxury hotel will open on 26 November 2009 on Passeig de Gràcia.
The Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona is the group’s first in southern Europe and its location is ideal for tourists and business people alike, being close to the business district and well within walking distance of sights such as Gaudí’s Casa Batllo and […]Continue Reading →
One of Barcelona’s newest 5-star hotels may be demolished, according to news reports.
Hotel W – known locally as Hotel Vela, or “Hotel Sail” due to its shape – has spectacular views of the Mediterranean. However, it spoils the shoreline of Barcelona, where its modern design and height are completely out of place.
A number […]Continue Reading →
Well here at last is some good news about the credit crunch – hotel prices are coming down. At last, it really is possible to find some astonishing Barcelona hotel deals, with a minimum of effort needed.Continue Reading →
Hotels close to the beaches in Barcelona are extremely popular with families who like to have the convenience of the clean, sandy coastline as well as being in reasonably close proximity to the attractions of the city. Let’s face it, when you’ve got children, there’s nothing better than being able to take them down to the beach for a few hours to let them burn up a little more of their seemingly inexhaustible source of energy.Continue Reading →
One of Barcelona’s most appealing features is that, as well as the attractions of the city, it is also situated on a particularly beautiful stretch of the Mediterranean coastline. Consequently, this offers visitors the possibility of staying at hotels near the beaches or the port and marinas.
Many people starting a cruise in Barcelona will […]Continue Reading →
The Grand Hotel, Barcelona is housed in an elegant 1926 building and has the appearance one would expect of a ‘grand’ hotel.Continue Reading →
Because the centre of the city is both conveniently close and accessible quite cheaply by bus, train and taxi, the Barcelona Airport hotels tend to cater mainly for business travellers or people who have long stop-overs between connecting flights.Continue Reading →