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LOCATION

The Hostal Barcelona is the perfect base for exploring this vibrant city, located between Montjuïc and the historical old city, and within striking distance of the port and seafront. We are a stone’s throw from the famous Avinguda del Paral-lel, one of Barcelona’s main arteries, and the atmospheric El Poble Sec district is close by. You can walk to many places of interest, and metro station Paral-lel is conveniently only 100 metres (yards) from the hotel.

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You can walk to many places of interest from the hotel, and metro station Paral-lel is conveniently only 100 metres (yards) from the hotel.

  • Port of Barcelona: 10min walk
  • Ramblas: 10min walk
  • Plaza de España: 10min walk
  • MontJuic: 10min walk
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AVINGUDA DEL PARAL-LEL

Formerly Barcelona’s main theatre and entertainment district, some of this avenue’s sparkling old theatres still remain, like the Apolo, Condal and Victoria, all 5 minutes’ walk from the hotel.

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CALLE BLAI

Also called Carrer de Blai, this pedestrian street just a few steps from the hotel is an unmissable part of Barcelona’s tapas trail. There are about a dozen tapas bars here as well as many other restaurants.

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LAS RAMBLAS

When in Barcelona, strolling along Las Ramblas is a must. This tree-lined avenue some 15 minutes from the hotel runs from Plaça de Catalunya to the old port. Between the Liceu Theatre and the metro exit, look down to see a mosaic of paving stones by Joan Miró.

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PLAZA DE ESPAÑA

Metro line 3 will whisk you from the hotel to this majestic square in just 11 minutes. Built for the 1929 International Exhibition, it is home to the Montjuïc Exhibition Centre, or Fira de Barcelona

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SAGRADA FAMILIA

This magnificent basilica is the most famous work by architect Antoni Gaudí. He took over its construction in 1883 and dedicated his life to it, leaving it unfinished at his death in 1926. You can reach it in 20 minutes from the hotel on metro line 2.

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PARC GUËLL

To see more of Gaudí’s work, take metro line 3 out to this remarkable park he designed, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is was built from 1900 to 1914 as a housing estate inspired by the English garden city movement, became a national monument in 1969 and was restored from 1984 to 1993. Gaudí lived here from 1906 to 1926.

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MONTJUÏC

Metro or bus lines take you from the hotel to the base of this hill overlooking Barcelona in about half an hour. Known for its castle, gardens and the Joan Miró Foundation, Montjuïc offers the best views over the city. Take a cable car to the top.

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