Hotel Features. Built in 1925, the Gran Hotel La Florida is painted white and affords spectacular views of Barcelona, the Pyrenees, and the Mediterranean Sea. The interior combines tiled and wooden floors, elaborate Art Nouveau-style railings and modern metal sculpture. The hotel operates a complimentary shuttle to and from Barcelona.
L'Orangerie is Gran Hotel La Florida's award-winning gastronomic restaurant with its own terrace and well-stocked wine cellar. The menu features grilled monkfish tail and lamb cooked in clay. Miramar Bar serves fresh juices, cocktails and salads by the pool, with stunning city and sea views. The Lobby Lounge offers snacks and drinks. The hotel also has its own poolside nightclub.
Conference rooms are available, as is wireless Internet access (surcharge) in public areas.
The Gran Hotel La Florida has a gym, steam room, sauna, and beauty and massage treatments. The spa has a 37-metre stainless steel indoor-and-outdoor pool with sundeck. Bicycle rental, hiking and birdwatching are all available nearby and staff at the 24-hour front desk can provide tour assistance.
Guestrooms. Gran Hotel La Florida has 74 spacious guestrooms with Art Nouveau-style furnishings and soft neutral colours. All rooms have mountain and valley views, satellite television, high-speed Internet connections, minibars and safes. Rustic marble bathrooms have separate baths and showers, with complimentary toiletries, heated floors and bathrobes.
Expert Tip. During the Spanish Civil War (1936-39) the hotel was used as a military hospital. In the 1950s it was popular with wealthy Catalans as a summer retreat, and Ernest Hemingway stayed here.
Deluxe Room Mountain View: One king or two double beds. Large windows open to city/sea/mountain view. High ceiling. Spacious wardrobe. Large-screen plasma satellite TV that swivels. Minibar. Wireless and high-speed Internet access (surcharge). Bathrobes, slippers. In-room safe. Large marble bathroom with heated floor, separate shower and tub, heated towel rack, Etro designer toiletries, and handmade stone sink bowl.
Junior suite: One king bed or two twin beds. Desk. Wireless Internet connection (surcharge). TV with premium cable channels and pay movies. Minibar. Hair dryer. In-room safe.
Deluxe room Sea View: One king bed or two twin beds. Sea view. Desk. Wireless Internet connection (surcharge). TV with premium cable channels and pay movies. Minibar. Hair dryer. In-room safe.
From Barcelona Airport (BCN):
Distance to Gran Hotel La Florida is 20 kilometres, approximately 30 minutes' drive.
Getting there. There is a train station a short walk away from the airport terminals. The RENFE train runs between the airport and Barcelona's centre every half an hour. The fare is 3 EUR for a single ticket. There is an Aerobus service operating to Plaça de Catalunya every 12 minutes, costing 6.50 EUR for a return ticket. There are taxi ranks in front of the terminal buildings, and the fare to the city centre is approximately 25 EUR. Prices are all subject to change.
Getting around. The Gran Hotel La Florida is on Mount Tibidabo, seven kilometres from the centre of Barcelona. The integrated metro and bus system in Barcelona is a cheap, efficient way to explore the city. Validate tickets in machines prior to boarding. Onsite valet parking available (surcharge).
- Garage Dry Cleaning Service
- Shoe Shine Cribs - AVAILABLE
- Poolside bar Cafe - COFFE SHOP
- Sauna Currency Exchange
- Laundry Facilities Wake Up Service - CALLS
- Health Club Steam Room
- Children Stay Free - UNDER AGE OF 12 YRS Smoking Rooms Available
- Rollaway Bed Fitness Equipment
- Banquet Facilities - FACILITIES Conference Room(s) - ROOMS
- Bar/Lounge - LOUNGE Restaurant(s) - IN HOTELS
- Express Check-in Safe-Deposit Box - FRONT DESK
- Gift shop or newsstand - OR NEWSSTAND Parking (valet)
- Full-service health spa - HEALTH Fireplace in lobby - IN LOBBY
- Babysitting or child care - CHILDCARE Elevator/lift
- Security guard - GUARD Garden - 24 HOURS
- Concierge desk - DESK Meeting room (small groups) - ROOMS (SMALL GROUPS)
- Comp newspapers in lobby - (COMP) IN LOBBY Business services
- Massage-treatment room Spa tub
- Audiovisual equipment
Room Amenities: , , • Pay movies • Climate control • Premium bedding • Complimentary toiletries • In-room safe (accommodates laptop) • Housekeeping (daily) • Hypo-allergenic bedding availa • Multi-line phone • Cable/satellite TV • Cribs (infant beds) available • Window opens • Rollaway beds • Electronic/magnetic keys • Makeup mirror • Extra towels/bedding in room • Premium TV channel(s) • Bathroom telephone • Blackout drapes/curtains • Child care (in room, surcharge • Bidet • Smoking rooms • Separate bathtub and shower
Barcelona Hotels - Gran Hotel La Florida