Crowne Plaza Barcelona - Fira Center Hotel

ex. Fira Palace Barcelona

Av. Rius I Taulet 1-3, Barcelona, Spain, 08004  show map
 4 stars
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Crowne Plaza Barcelona - Fira Center Hotel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Private beach

Beach access

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Jogging track

Verified Reviews:

  • Would definitely stay here again - Close to metro - Super value
  • Pool was great - No free internet in the room - Comfortable bed
  • Large bathroom - Great service - Breakfast was limited
  • Very old decor - Lovely staff - Rooms were spacious
  • Perfectly located - Convenient parking - Lobby with free internet access

Overview

Fira Palace is a 4-star contemporary style hotel with a grand sense of space and classic modern elegance. It is a white-stone, high-rise Spanish-style hotel with a large marble-floored lobby adorned with potted plants. The hotel’s special services include: indoor heated swimming pool with a massage waterfall and jets, gym with cardiovascular and weights equipment, fitness classes, sauna and massage service. For the business purposes there are 18 meeting accommodating up to 2,500 people and a theatre-style conference hall seating 1,200 people. Free Wi-Fi internet access is available for 30 minutes every day either by means of your own laptop or the internet point found in the lobby. The other standard services include 24-hour reception desk, a currency exchange facility, a cloakroom, lift, gift shop, satellite newspaper kiosk, 24-hour room service, parking facilities, dry cleaning and laundry services.

The hotel personnel speaks English, German, French, Spanish, Arabic.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of rooms:   276.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 276 rooms over 7 floors, including 178 standard and 80 superior most providing 2 queen-size beds. In addition, 17 comfortable suites plus 1 Presidential Suite offer truly magificent luxury. Rooms are spacious and soundproofed. They are decorated in neutral tones with contrasting fabrics and have Italian marble bathrooms with separate shower cabin, equipped with hairdryer and make-up mirror. Besides the rooms have air-conditioning and are equipped with desks, satellite TV, direct dial telephones, radios, movie channels, laptop size safes, minibars and wireless Internet.

Dining options

Fira Palace has a piano bar and an air-conditioned a la carte restaurant. The rustic El Mall is a buffet-style restaurant with tiled floor, bare brick walls and vaulted wooden ceilings that are reminiscent of a Catalan cave restaurant. It offers fine Mediterranean cuisine and international cuisine, specializes in Catalan and Spanish dishes such as paella, fish soup and turbot with beans and mushrooms. The hotel also offers a disco with live music and a great variety of cocktails and liquors.

A buffet breakfast is served at the price of EUR 13 per person per night. 

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid on-site parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Gay friendly
  • 24-hour security
  • Paid safe at reception
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • private parking is possible on site at EUR 18 per day.

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Jogging track
  • Fitness center

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Paid porterage
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Snack bar
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Garden area
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Separate sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Sofa bed
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror

Bathroom

  • Separate tub and shower
  • Steam shower
  • Bidet
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Bathroom telephone

Kitchen facilities

  • Espresso maker

Bedroom

  • Pillow menu

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Hi-Fi
  • Direct dial telephone
  • International calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 17 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Crowne Plaza Barcelona - Fira Center Hotel Barcelona location
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Hotel Address:

Av. Rius I Taulet 1-3, Barcelona, Spain, 08004

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City Center
  • Barcelona
    1.2 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Barcelona Sants - Rail Station
    5000 ft
  • Sants Estacio
    1.1 mi
Underground stations
  • Poble Sec
    1700 ft
  • Espanya metro station
    2300 ft
Restaurants
  • Las Euras (cuisine: Spanish)
    100 ft
  • Il Golfo di Napoli (cuisine: Italian)
    200 ft
Beaches
  • Museu del rei de la Magia
    1.5 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    276

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Rooms and availability

The hotel comprises 276 rooms over 7 floors, including 178 standard and 80 superior most providing 2 queen-size beds. In addition, 17 comfortable suites plus 1 Presidential Suite offer truly magificent luxury. Rooms are spacious and soundproofed. They are decorated in neutral tones with contrasting fabrics and have Italian marble bathrooms with separate shower cabin, equipped with hairdryer and make-up mirror. Besides the rooms have air-conditioning and are equipped with desks, satellite TV, direct dial telephones, radios, movie channels, laptop size safes, minibars and wireless Internet.

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Standard room
Bed type: Double Bed or Double beds or King Size bed
Size: 455 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Spacious and comfortable exterior rooms of 42 sq.metres

Also included:

* Free entrance to the gym and sauna.
* Free entrance to the heated indoor swimming pool with massage cascade and water jets.
* Free entrance Invitation for 2 people to Casino Barcelona.
* Earn 500-1500 miles per stay with the following Airline companies:
Alaska Airlines, Air France/KLM, American Airlines, ANA (All Nippon Airways), Cathay Pacific, JAL, Korean Air, Malasya Airlines, Quantas, Singapore Airlines, United Airlines, Varig Brasil, Virgin Atlantic.

Room facilities
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    Executive room
    Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or Double or Twin beds
    Size: 455 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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    Warm and spacious exterior rooms of 42 sq.metres elegantly decorated.

    Also included:

    * Turn down service.
    * Daily newspapers.
    * Chocolates.
    * VIP amenities.
    * Free entrance to the gym and sauna.
    * Free entrance to the heated indoor swimming pool with massage cascade and water jets.
    * Free entrance invitation for 2 people to Casino Barcelona.
    * Earn 500-1500 miles per stay with the following Airline companies:
    Alaska Airlines, Air France/KLM, American Airlines, ANA (All Nippon Airways), Cathay Pacific, JAL, Korean Air, Malasya Airlines, Quantas, Singapore Airlines, United Airlines, Varig Brasil, Virgin Atlantic.

    Room facilities
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      Suite
      Bed type: 2 Single beds or King Size bed
      Size: 455 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      The Suite consists of 1 bedroom, separate sitting room and bathroom, with a warm and attractive classic decoration.

      Also included:

      * Turn down service.
      * Daily newspapers.
      * Chocolates.
      * VIP amenities.
      * Free entrance to the gym and sauna.
      * Free entrance to the heated indoor swimming pool with massage cascade and water jets.
      * Free entrance invitation for 2 people to Casino Barcelona.
      * Earn 500-1500 miles per stay with the following Airline companies:
      Alaska Airlines, Air France/KLM, American Airlines, ANA (All Nippon Airways), Cathay Pacific, JAL, Korean Air, Malasya Airlines, Quantas, Singapore Airlines, United Airlines, Varig Brasil, Virgin Atlantic.

      Room facilities

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Crowne Plaza Barcelona - Fira Center Hotel Barcelona location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Av. Rius I Taulet 1-3, Barcelona, Spain, 08004

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Barcelona
          1.2 mi
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Barcelona Sants - Rail Station
          5000 ft
        • Sants Estacio
          1.1 mi
        Underground stations
        • Poble Sec
          1700 ft
        • Espanya metro station
          2300 ft
        Restaurants
        • Las Euras (cuisine: Spanish)
          100 ft
        • Il Golfo di Napoli (cuisine: Italian)
          200 ft
        Beaches
        • Museu del rei de la Magia
          1.5 mi
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of rooms:
          276

        Hotel Awards

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        Crowne Plaza Barcelona - Fira Center Location

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Arenas Cinema - 2000 ft
        • Montjuic Mountain - 3000 ft

        Places of interest

        • Font Màgica - 1000 ft
        • la font magica monjuic - 1000 ft
        • Pabellón Alemán de Barcelona - 1400 ft
        • Plaça d'Espanya - 1700 ft
        • Pavelló Mies van der Rohe - 2000 ft
        • Asociacion de los Testigos Cristianos de Jehova - 2000 ft

        Convention centers

        • Montjuic Exhibition Centre - 1400 ft

        Sport related

        • Olympic Stadium - 400 ft

        Amusement

        • Bingo Borrell - 2700 ft
        • Bicondal S.A. - 2700 ft
        • Cine Urgel - 3300 ft

        Museums

        • Museu Nacional D'art de Catalunya - 1400 ft
        • Pabellon Mies Van Der Roher - 2000 ft
        • Miro Museum - 2000 ft
        • Museu Olimpic I de L'esport - 2300 ft

        Parks

        • Palacio Montjuic - 1400 ft

        Theaters

        • Teatro Musical de Barcelona Antiguo Palacio de Deportes - 400 ft
        • Vol - Ras Teatre - 2700 ft

        Underground stations

        • Poble Sec - 1400 ft
        • Espanya metro station - 2000 ft
        • Rocafort - 2300 ft
        • Sant Antoni - 3000 ft
        • Hostafrancs - 3000 ft
        • Urgell - 3300 ft

        Local Attractions

        • MACBA Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona - 5100 ft
          1 Placa dels Angels, Barcelona
        • CaixaForum - 1.0 mi
          Av. Ferrer i Guardia, 6-8, Barcelona
        • cruise roma - cruise barcelona - 1.1 mi
          Estacion Maritima "Acciona Trasmediterranea", Moll de Sant Bertran"
        • Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB) - 1.0 mi
          Montalegre 5, El Raval, Barcelona
        • Maritime Museum (Museu Maritim) - 1.1 mi
          Avenida de les Drassanes s/n, Barcelona

        Near the hotelNear the hotel

        • Magic Fountain - 1100 ft
          Av Maria Cristina, Barcelona
        • Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC - 1700 ft
          Palau Nacional. Parc de Montjuic, Barcelona
        • Pabellon Mies van der Rohe - 2300 ft
          Av. Marques de Comillas s/n, Barcelona
        • Parc de Montjuic - 2900 ft
          Sants, Barcelona
        • Museum of Archaeology of Catalonia (Museu Arqueologic de Catalunya) - 1200 ft
          Passeig de Santa Madrona, 39-41, Barcelona
        • Joan Miro Foundation (Fundacio Joan Miro) - 2100 ft
          Parc de Montjuic, Barcelona
        • Piscines Bernat Picornell - 2500 ft
          Av. de l'Estadi 30, Barcelona

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Las Euras - 100 ft

          Address: Placa Rius i Taulet 1, Gracia

          77% likes this, based on 16 reviews
          Cuisine: Spanish

        • Casa de Tapas Canota - 600 ft

          Address: lleida 7
          Phone: 93 325 9171

          65% likes this, based on 206 reviews
          Cuisine: Tapas, Spanish
          Price Range: USD 32 - USD 45

        • Espai Kru - 600 ft

          Address: Lleida, 7
          Phone: +34 93 424 81 52

          80% likes this, based on 44 reviews
          Cuisine: Seafood
          Price Range: USD 55 - USD 69

        • Il Golfo di Napoli - 200 ft

          Address: Lleida 38
          Phone: 0034 93 423 45 43

          62% likes this, based on 59 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian
          Price Range: USD 24 - USD 32

        • Rias de Galicia - 600 ft

          Address: C/Lleida 7
          Phone: 93 424 8152

          69% likes this, based on 162 reviews
          Cuisine: Seafood
          Price Range: USD 82 - USD 109

        Getting there.

        Fira Palace is situated next to the well known Gran Via and Plaza Espana and Fair Grounds besides the Montjuic fountains, the National Palace, the MNAC museum, the Spanish Village, the Olympic Ring, etc. It is only a 15 minutes walk from the Ramblas, the harbour and the Colon monument. The hotel is only 15 minutes of the International Airport. It is within easy walking distance of the famed National Palace, Montjuic Fountains. The nearest metro station is Espanya. Barcelona Airport (BCN) is 16 kilometres from the hotel.

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of rooms:
          276

        Hotel Awards

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        Best Spa Hotels in Spain

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        Crowne Plaza Barcelona - Fira Center Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Crowne Plaza Barcelona - Fira Center

        Individual guest reviews

        • Couple
          9.6

          Muy bue hotel, excelentes facilidades. Muy bien ubicado.

        • Family with children
          7.0

          Good location, and fair price for a nice hotel. Free internet at lobby, good breakfast!

          We booked the hotel for 4 nights based on room only rate and add breakfast for 12 Euro/pp per day. When we check in I mentioned to the front desk that we would like to cancel the last day breakfast as we need to check out before 6:30am to catch flight. This however is not possible, although the hotel only start serving breakfast at 7:00. I though this is unfair, as you can cancel the room 24hrs before check in, but cannot cancel 1 breakfast 4 days ahead? The hotel promised to provide breakfast at lobby from 5am the day we check out, however it turn out to be only coffee and cookie. I think this is outrage to charge 24 euro (2x12) for 2 cups of coffee and 6 cookies.

        • Older travelers
          9.6

          Room very nice, big, clean, staff very friendly. A quiet area, but very well connected to all directions. Good value for money.

        • Single
          7.4

          Restaurant and bar and the friendly atmosphere

          Fitness center should have opened before 7 AM

        • Couple
          6.2

          Whilst the hotel and facilities were a good standard the room itself was very basic and old fashioned which I did not expect. That being said the bathroom was very nice as were the amenties provided in it.

          One complaint I would have is the extortionate prices in the bar - we came back one evening and ordered two gin and tonics and got a bill for 28 Euro - you wouldnt pay that in a London 5 star hotel! (and this is only a four star).

        • Older travelers
          8.8

          The location of Fira Palace was perfect for us.

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          Very nice hotel in good location. Initial impressions were excellent and when we went up to the room we were surprised how spacious it was. Reason for our stay was to go to the Palau Sant Jordi for a concert but it was also an easy walk to the port and La Rambla as well as Plaza Catalunya.

          Between dropping our bags off and returning to the room one of the staff had been smoking in there. My husband and I are both very sensitive to cigarette smoke and we were also on a non smoking floor so the smell lingered. Had the smell been there when we arrived I would have insisted on another room.

        • Couple
          9.6

          room is big enough (executive), and lovely. Bath room is very contemporary, clean and good. The bath is a bit small though. Good breakfast. The hotel is very close to most City attractions. walking distance from music fountain, 15 minutes from la ramblas. Lovely hotel in summary and would definetly come back.

          The spa was not satisfactory. In fact there is only a swimming pool and a sauna but no jacuzzi. However the gym was good. If spa is a very important part of your holiday then its not the right place. Otherwise it is a lovely hotel and really enjoyed the place. would come back again.

        • Couple
          7.4

          Big room, good location, machine to make ice

          Very dark room, beds could be more comfortable

        • Couple
          9.0

          Staff were very good. Appearance & Presentation of Hotel itself. Cleanliness. Overall a good experience

          Little bit far out to walk to city centre, but metro made up for it. Food menu seemed expensive.

        • Family with children
          8.8

          Good hotel with large comfortable rooms and nice bath. Very good breakfast. Location is not good enough (to far from main sights), but price-quality comparison of the hotel is excellent.

        • Family with children
          10.0

          Great Value for money Staff friendly and extremely healthy Breakfast Excellent Spotless Great parking facilities Def would go back

        • Family with children
          10.0

          That we could get 3 beds, swimming pool, wonderful staff and attentive

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          Fancy Hotel, great location close to main tourist attractions, great staff and good service. If I will be back in Barcelona, my hotel reservation will be @ Fira Palace. Maurice & Marie H. - Sacramento, California

        • Older travelers
          9.2

          Comfortable and well maintained. Great location in the heart of Barcelona.

          Staff could be more helpful with directions and information about the sights in Barcelona.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Crowne Plaza Barcelona - Fira Center Hotel Barcelona location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Av. Rius I Taulet 1-3, Barcelona, Spain, 08004

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Barcelona
          1.2 mi
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Barcelona Sants - Rail Station
          5000 ft
        • Sants Estacio
          1.1 mi
        Underground stations
        • Poble Sec
          1700 ft
        • Espanya metro station
          2300 ft
        Restaurants
        • Las Euras (cuisine: Spanish)
          100 ft
        • Il Golfo di Napoli (cuisine: Italian)
          200 ft
        Beaches
        • Museu del rei de la Magia
          1.5 mi
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of rooms:
          276

        Hotel Awards

        SpanishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedBarcelonaCrowne Plaza Barcelona - Fira Center

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Spa Hotels in Spain

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        Travel Guide:
        Barcelona Travel Guide
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