Description of Hotel 1898:
The charm and seduction of the newly opened 1898 Hotel lie both within the impeccable restoration of its façade, as well as in the studied and elegant interior design executed by Rosa Roselló, who has combined colonial touches with the finest materials and the latest trends in design .
The hotel has suites with private pool and gardens, and four categories of rooms, which are each soundproof and equipped with the finest finishings and technologies. It also has five conference rooms, restaurants, bars, cafés, a library, and a Business Center with free internet access (ADSL and wireless). To stay fit or just to relax, visit the hotel gym, with outdoor pool, solarium, and state-of-the-art spa.
And because it is located right in the heart of town in La Rambla , the 1898 Hotel is easily accessible through public transport. Different metro lines, buses, night buses, tour buses, taxi stops and regional trains all have stops located conveniently close by, to help you get around the city.
The hotel boasts 169 rooms classified as follows:
- CLASSIC, calm and quiet.
- SUPERIOR, with views of La Rambla or Calle Pintor Fortuny and Calle Xuclà.
- PRIVILEGE, on the corner of one of the most emblematic streets in Barcelona.
- DELUXE, outward facing, on a high floor and with a large balcony.
- JR SUITE, with a sitting room and excellent views over Barcelona.
- COLONIAL SUITE, with a pool-jacuzzi, a balcony and private gardens on La Rambla in Barcelona.
All rooms are equipped with the latest technologies and best comfort: Air-Conditioning, LCD Televions, Disabled Facilities, Ensuite (Private Bathroom), Hairdryer, Minibar, Safe Deposit Box, Room Service, Tea / Coffee making facilities, Valet Service, Wireless Internet Access.
Prices at this hotel from € 98.44
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Among its extensive facilities we highlight:
- 7 Restored colonial meeting rooms perfect for private meetings or lunches.
- 5 Meeting Rooms equipped with the latest technology
- Exterior Swimming Pool & Solarium
- Fitness Center
- Indoor Swimming Pool
- Business Center with Internet
- Buffet Breakfast & Express Breakfast.
- Bar / Lounge.
- Colonial Hall with different ambients
- Guest Laundry
- Safe Deposit Box
- Disabled Facilities
- Wireless Internet Access
- Private Parking
The dining area offers views of the Rambla, original columns, a calm atmosphere and minimalist design. It also presents the excellent cuisine of Chef Carles Bonorat .
A whole host of events can be organized at Hotel 1898, in any of its fully-equipped rooms. These include seven contiguous and independent colonial-style function rooms with privileged views of the Rambla. The function rooms enjoy natural daylight. The hotel also has five independent meeting rooms, two of which can be partitioned and a third has natural daylight. All of the meeting rooms have TV and fax/telephone points, sound system, individual climate control, broadband and wireless Internet connection, and state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment (LCD screens, instant meeting broadcasting, hi-fi equipment, DVD/CD/Mp3 players, etc.)
Hotel 1898 is located on the Rambla, number 109, between Pintor Fortuny and Xuclà Streets, right in the heart of Barcelona. Its excellent location in the centre of the city gives its guests access to countless attractions and tourist hot-spots, including the Boqueria Market, The Liceu Theatre, the MACBA (Barcelona's museum of contemporary art), the CCCB (Contemporary Culture Centre), Plaza Cataluña, the Cathedral, Palau de la Música Catalana, Casa Batlló, Casa Mestres, Casa Calvet, and the University of Barcelona.
How to arrive to Hotel 1898:
By car: Take motorway C-32b in the direction of Barcelona. Take the turn-off marked: "Barcelona - Girona - Lleida - Tarragona - Gran Via - Ciutat Vella". Drive into the city and once on the Gran Vía you will come to an underpass (Plaza España). Take it and then move into the right-hand lane. Drive on to Calle Balmes, and turn right. Drive until the end of Calle Balmes and take Calle Pelayo, driving on the right-hand lane. At the end of Pelayo, turn right onto La Rambla, drive another 500 m or so, Hotel 1898 is right on the corner of La Rambla and Calle Pintor Fortuny. To access the car park or the reception, turn onto Calle Pintor Fortuny, and stop at the entrance to Hotel 1898 on your left.
By train and underground: Take the train from the airport and get off at Plaza Catalunya. Walk down La Rambla for about 500 metres. Hotel 1898 is on your right on the corner of La Rambla and Pintor Fortuny. To access the reception, walk down Calle Pintor Fortuny, the entrance is on your left.
By taxi: Take a taxi from the taxi stand at the airport. The price will be approximately EUR 25-30, depending on the traffic and the number of suitcases you have with you. Aerobús: Take the Aerobús (blue) at the airport and get off at the Plaza Catalunya stop. Walk down La Rambla for about 500 metres. Hotel 1898 is on your right on the corner of La Rambla and Pintor Fortuny. To access the reception, walk down Calle Pintor Fortuny, the entrance is on your left.
There is no upfront payment, we require valid credit card details to guarantee the reservation, however all clients pay direct to the hotel upon departure. Your credit card will be validated to secure your booking.
There is no charge if cancellations are made one (1) day prior arrival: Cancellations made on the day of arrival or no-shows will be charged one (1) night cancellation / no-show fee.