Located about a 2-minute walk from Barcelona-Sants Metro Station and a 15-minute drive from Barcelona's city centre, the Barcelo Sants Hotel Barcelona is suitable for business or vacation travellers who require a hotel with meeting/banquet space and easy access to public transit near the city centre.
Each of this smoke-free hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms and suites offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, an in-room safe, a minibar, an iPod dock, a desk, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Rooms with a jetted tub are also available, as are smoking, non-smoking and wheelchair-accessible rooms.
Hotel amenities include a sauna, massage services, meeting/banquet space, a business centre, babysitting services, guest laundry and packed lunches. The hotel's fitness centre is available for $10 per session. The hotel also offers three restaurants and a bar. On-site parking is an additional EUR 25 per day and pets are not permitted.
The Barcelona International Convention Centre is roughly a 15-minute drive away, while Catalonia Barcelona Plaza is a 7-minute trip away via public transit. European University can be found 8 minutes away by car and Barcelona Airport (BCN) is roughly a 15-minute drive from the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's rooms, location and staff.
The hotel's accommodations were praised by numerous reviewers. They described their rooms as clean, modern, quiet, well equipped and spacious, with beautiful city views, comfortable beds and efficient air conditioning. A few lodgers complained of poor Wi-Fi signals, however.
Many guests were pleased with the hotel's location, finding it close to public transit, the airport, the beach, Barcelona's historic centre, restaurants and shopping. One patron noted, "Location is great. Both my girlfriend and I agreed that we were a stone throw away from all the action yet not so far to be disturbed by the city noise".
Several travellers were pleased with the level of customer service they received. They characterized the staff as bilingual, professional and helpful with recommendations and directions.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the hotel's extra costs.
A few lodgers were disappointed with the added costs they incurred during their stay. They found the parking and breakfast costs to be overpriced, and strongly felt the use of the fitness facilities should have been included in the room rates.
guest reviews rated the hotel 8.5 out of 10 from 1,429 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #87 of 528 Barcelona hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 875 reviews.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.4 out of 5 with a 96% recommendation rate from 323 reviews.