Renaissance Barcelona Hotel

ex. Ac Diplomatic

Pau Claris, 122, Barcelona, Spain, 08009  show map
 5 stars
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Renaissance Barcelona Hotel

 Paid Wi-Fi

Paid Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

 Spa and relaxation

Massage

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

Verified Reviews:

  • Excellent breakfast - Bathroom was large - Would recommend this hotel
  • Traffic noise at night - Pool is on the roof - Free minibar
  • No internet in the rooms - Hotel is well located - Facilities were clean
  • Great shower - Valet parking - No concierge
  • Cosy bed - Bathroom was spacious - Room was great

Overview

Built in 1968 and totally renovated in 2007, AC Diplomatic avant-garde hotel is located near the Passeig de Gracia, in the heart of Barcelona, close to the Gothic district, Las Ramblas, Old Town, the Cathedral Picasso Museum, Museum of Modern Art, La Sagrada Familia and Gaudi Museum.


There are 211 air-conditioned rooms equipped with satellite TV, complete bathroom, hairdryer, mini-bar, phone and Internet.


Main property facilities include 24-hours reception desk, safe, currency exchange, lifts and a fully-equipped conference room.


Moreover, the hotel provides laundry/room/babysitting services and a paid garage. Wi-Fi and concierge assistance are provided.


At that, you are welcome to visit a library and a small fitness room with massage treatments, swimming pool and sauna.


Dining opitons include an appetizing breakfast buffet. In addition, there are several eateries and trendy bars in its close proximity that serve traditional Spanish food and multinational cuisine.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   11.  Number of rooms:   211.

Dining options

A buffet breakfast is served at the price of EUR 24 per person per night. 

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • No parking available.

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Fitness center
  • Tennis

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Carryout breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Spa center
  • Sauna
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Sun terrace

Room view

  • City view
  • Courtyard view

Room facilities

  • Paid Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Sound docking station
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

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Hotel Address:

Pau Claris, 122, Barcelona, Spain, 08009

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City Center
  • Barcelona
    600 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Passeig de Gràcia - Rail Station
    300 m
  • Plaça Catalunya - Rail Station
    700 m
Underground stations
  • Girona metro
    400 m
  • Passeig de Gràcia
    500 m
Restaurants
  • 336 Barcelona Restaurant (cuisine: Mediterranean, Barbecue, Eclectic)
    50 m
  • 336 (cuisine: Mediterranean, Barbecue, Eclectic)
    50 m
Beaches
  • Museu del rei de la Magia
    710 m
  • La Playa de Sitges
    1.7km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    11
  • Number of rooms:
    211

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                How to reach hotel

                hotel Renaissance Barcelona Hotel Barcelona location
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                Hotel Address:

                Pau Claris, 122, Barcelona, Spain, 08009

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Barcelona
                  600 m
                Airports
                Train Stations
                • Passeig de Gràcia - Rail Station
                  300 m
                • Plaça Catalunya - Rail Station
                  700 m
                Underground stations
                • Girona metro
                  400 m
                • Passeig de Gràcia
                  500 m
                Restaurants
                • 336 Barcelona Restaurant (cuisine: Mediterranean, Barbecue, Eclectic)
                  50 m
                • 336 (cuisine: Mediterranean, Barbecue, Eclectic)
                  50 m
                Beaches
                • Museu del rei de la Magia
                  710 m
                • La Playa de Sitges
                  1.7km
                Hotel information
                • Check-In:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-Out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2012
                • Number of floors:
                  11
                • Number of rooms:
                  211

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                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions

                • Magicus - 100 m
                • Casa Batlló - 200 m
                • Casa Milà - 300 m

                Places of interest

                • Casa Ametller - 200 m
                • Adoracion Nocturna Femenina - 300 m
                • Torre Agbar - 500 m
                • Monumento a Colón - 500 m
                • Torre Balldovina - 500 m
                • Transbordador Aeri - 500 m

                Train stations

                • Passeig de Gràcia - Rail Station - 200 m

                Convention centers

                • Acteon C L - 400 m
                • Agrupacio del Bergueda - 400 m

                Amusement

                Monuments and Landmarks

                • Casa Calvet - 400 m

                Museums

                Parks

                • Happy Parc - 200 m

                Theaters

                • Teatro Tivoli - 400 m

                Underground stations

                • Girona metro - 300 m
                • Passeig de Gracia Station - 400 m
                • Passeig de Gràcia - 400 m

                Local Attractions

                • St. Mary of the Sea Cathedral (Eglesia de Santa Maria del Mar) - 1.6km
                  Placa Santa Maria 1, La Ribera, Ciutat Vella, Barcelona
                • Guell Palace - 1.6km
                  Carrer Nou de la Rambla 3-5, Barcelona
                • Raval - 1.6km
                  Rambla de Raval, Barcelona
                • Barbier Mueller Museum of Pre-Columbian Art (Museu Barbier-Mueller Art Precolombi) - 1.5km
                  Montcada, 12-14, Barcelona
                • Museu de la Musica - 1.6km
                  L'Auditori. Lepant, 150, Barcelona

                Near the hotel

                • Casa Batllo - 230 m
                  Passeig de Gracia, 43, Barcelona
                • Museo del Perfume (Museum of Perfume) - 220 m
                  Passeig de Gracia, 39, Barcelona
                • Barcelona Egyptian Museum - 270 m
                  Calle Valencia, 284, Barcelona
                • Tapies Foundation - 340 m
                  Arago, 255, Barcelona
                • Passeig de Gracia - 220 m
                  Passeig de Gracia, Eixample, Barcelona
                • Casa Amatller - 220 m
                  Passeig de Gracia, 41, Barcelona
                • Casa Lleo Morera - 310 m
                  Passeig de Gracia, 35, Barcelona

                Restaurants Nearby

                • 336 Barcelona Restaurant - 50 m

                  Address: Consell de Cent 334-336
                  Phone: +34 934676735

                  78% likes this, based on 373 reviews
                  Cuisine: Mediterranean, Barbecue, Eclectic, Bistro
                  Price Range: GBP 1 - GBP 26

                • Tapa Tapa - 180 m

                  Address: Passeig de Gracia 44
                  Phone: 93 488 3369

                  Cuisine: Tapas, Spanish
                  Price Range: GBP 1 - GBP 24

                • La Tagliatella - 60 m

                  Address: Pau Claris 118

                  66% likes this, based on 26 reviews
                  Cuisine: Italian

                • 336 - 50 m

                  Address: Consell de Cent 334-336
                  Phone: +34 934676735

                  78% likes this, based on 362 reviews
                  Cuisine: Mediterranean, Barbecue, Eclectic, Bistro
                  Price Range: GBP 0 - GBP 24

                • Tapas 24 - 230 m

                  Address: 269 Diputacio
                  Phone: 934880977

                  68% likes this, based on 869 reviews
                  Cuisine: Spanish

                Hotel information
                • Check-In:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-Out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2012
                • Number of floors:
                  11
                • Number of rooms:
                  211

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                Renaissance Barcelona Hotel Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Renaissance Barcelona Hotel

                Average guest rating

                7.6out of 10
                Excellent
                Based on 88 reviews

                Rating by category:

                Service
                8.0
                Value
                8.7
                Location
                8.0

                Individual guest reviews

                • Couple
                  6.2

                  Free fresh OJ available in the lobby during the AM.

                  The sheets were rough. Noisy right after 9AM. No face towels in the room. Water leaking from the shower due glass partition wasn't blocking the water from flowing to the floor.

                • Couple
                  10.0

                  The hotel was located in a great area one block over from Passeig de Gracia which is full of shops and if you continue down this road you get to the city centre in just about a 10 minute walk. It is a very clean and well designed hotel. The room was very spacious with a great bathroom and it had a balcony with a view to the city towards the sea. I will definitely stay there again!

                • Older travelers
                  7.8

                  The location was excellent. The views were nice and the roof top terrace was nice as well. I liked the complimentary coffee

                  I did not like that the complimentary coffee ended at 7:30.

                • Family with children
                  10.0

                  Good location, easy to walk to shopping, eating and site seeing. Staff very friendly and helpful.

                • Couple
                  9.2

                  Ac Diplomatic was in a great location with great staff – all very helpful and requests were attended to. The mini bar was also free – yes free and got restocked daily. Highly recommended!

                  The only thing that we didnt like was that there was no temperature control in the room. The room temperature was controlled from a central system within the hotel. The room was quite warm and made sleeping a little uncomfortable.

                • Couple
                  10.0

                  We had an excellent stay: The hotel was very luxurious and clean, the room was big and not too cold/warm, the staff were friendly and helpful. The location is perfect if you want peace and quiet (thus to stay off the busy streets of La Rambla) close to several metro stations, cafes, restaurants etc. We would very much recommend this hotel!

                  Apparently there was a church situated fairly close to the hotel and the church bell struck every hour, which I found a bit disturbing at first; however, my fiancé wasn't bothered by the sound at all, and I got used to it after a couple of nights as well. The hotel breakfast was very expensive - I would recommend eating at one of the small and very nice cafes just around the corner!

                • Couple
                  5.0

                  Location

                  No locker in room, poor parking facility, no customer service

                • Older travelers
                  5.4

                  The location was good.

                  The hotel service was not good. There is no ice machine, and it cost 4 euro to ask for it through room service. The bathroom is too small and no room for two people to use it at the same time. The room temp. can not be adjusted and so hot.

                • Older travelers
                  8.2

                  Location, Comfort, close to La Rambla and all the excitement. Very clean and with all the amenities a traveller may require. Also, very quiet

                  I would have preferred a better view from my room, also, internet access in the room woud have been very handy

                • Group of friends
                  9.6

                  Room, breakfast, rooftop, design

                  Noise from visitors and cleaning staff in hallway.

                • Family with children
                  8.2

                  We stayed for 7 nights in ac Diplomatic hotel, it was a great experience, mini bar contents are free and refilled everyday, internet access is free in the lobby, room is fairly large and the staff is very friendly. Needless to mention that the location is very good as well.

                • Family with children
                  10.0

                  The fact that we could have breakfast right in the hotel.

                • Couple
                  8.2

                  Nice big clean rooms. Only problem was we were a couple and the king sized bed was made by pushing two doubles together. Huge bathroom, wood floors, nice big windows. A nice room to come back to after a long day exploring barcelona. Only problem was no balcony and windows aren't really designed to be opened. Hotel design feels very sixties, like stepping into a Madmen episode. Nice bar and lobby area with plenty of room for chilling out. Quiet at night, good for sleeping or working in the room for a business traveler. A bit of a walk to old city and Las Ramblas, but this was perfect for us. Good for travelers with kids / business travelers or leisure travlelers who want to get their sleep and need nice, comfortable quiet room to retreat to at night. Service by staff was excellent.

                  Can't get regular "big" bottles of water from room service. Charge you 3 euro for ridiculous glass designer bottles that can't be resealed. Also - no bell service after midnight. We had a flight at 4am, and with a lot of luggage, could have used some help.

                • Single
                  5.0

                  I arrived at the hotel after a very early start from the uk and a long day working in Barcelona. I was kept waiting for 15-20 minutes while they searched for my booking, at least 5 other people checked in while I was waiting. I was told that they could not find my booking and they were full. They did offer to book a room at another hotel and organise a taxi to take me there but I was so tired and annoyed (the booking was made almost a month in advance) that I insisted they found a room for me and they did, so not full after all. Not impressed.

                • Couple
                  7.0

                  The hotel location is excellent, nearby the city center and some popular tourist attractions.

                  The rooms were very noisy, any noise from the corridors could be heard. Staff was very friendly after a night with noisy people in the corridor, they offered to change rooms. We accepted, however the noise isolation did not improve. This is unfortunate for a Marriott hotel.

                How to reach hotel

                hotel Renaissance Barcelona Hotel Barcelona location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                Pau Claris, 122, Barcelona, Spain, 08009

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Barcelona
                  600 m
                Airports
                Train Stations
                • Passeig de Gràcia - Rail Station
                  300 m
                • Plaça Catalunya - Rail Station
                  700 m
                Underground stations
                • Girona metro
                  400 m
                • Passeig de Gràcia
                  500 m
                Restaurants
                • 336 Barcelona Restaurant (cuisine: Mediterranean, Barbecue, Eclectic)
                  50 m
                • 336 (cuisine: Mediterranean, Barbecue, Eclectic)
                  50 m
                Beaches
                • Museu del rei de la Magia
                  710 m
                • La Playa de Sitges
                  1.7km
                Hotel information
                • Check-In:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-Out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2012
                • Number of floors:
                  11
                • Number of rooms:
                  211

                Hotel Awards

                SpanishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBarcelonaRenaissance Barcelona Hotel

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

                Use Badge

                Travel Guide:
                Barcelona Travel Guide
                Read now