Hotel Gran Ronda

Ronda Sant Antoni 49, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08011, Spain and Canary Islands | 3 star hotel
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
 

How has this hotel rated in the past?

  What's this?
Discover trends in hotel experiences based on real traveler reviews and ratings. Mouse over circles to see what some travelers had to say.

Amenities

       

    Historical Traveler Reviews Hotel Gran Ronda Barcelona

    Average hotel

    from

    We stayed for 5 nights at the end of February. Our first room was the size of a match box! When i went to reception they offered me a bigger room, so we moved. The second room was huge - its pot luck what size room you end up with! But the sink was broken. The third room was also large and at the front with a balcony which was nice. But the rooms lacked attention to detail - bulbs not working and wallpaper hanging off. There is no bath or iron as stated on the hotels web site. However, the location is fantastic (5 minutes walk to las Ramblas), the level of cleanliness exceptional and the free internet access useful. The staff were ok, but the cleaners woke us up several mornings and then one morning we received a non-requested wake up phone call - at 0645! Overall, for cleanliness, location and a bed to sleep in this hotel is fine, but not reccommended for anything more than that.

    Excellent choice

    from

    My girlfriend and I stayed in Gran Ronda at the beginning of February for 2 nights. The Hotel is very modern, with glass and timber decoration on the inside. The glass lift where you can see the atrium is brilliant as well as the centre of the reception where you can see the glass painted roof 6 stories up. Very impressive.

    The bedroom was a bit small but you get used to it as the Flat TV, the spotless bathroom and the contemporary design of the room and its location [10 mins walk from the centre square] cover for that.

    The hotel was an excellent value for money and I surely recommend it to everyone.

    Lovely hotel in ideal location

    from

    I stayed here with my girlfriend at the end of january for four nights and i have to say i have no faults with it at all. As mentioned on other reviews its a short walk from la ramblas with the university at the top of the road. On the day we arrived at 12 we booked in and were told our room was not ready which is not surrising seeming like it was quite early but were allowed to leave our luggage in a locked cupboard which was very handy. The room was tastefully furnished (flat screen TV!!)and the bathroom was spotless and the shower was nice and strong which i like. We didnt eat in the hotel as there were so many cafes and restaurants around and we spent most of our time checking out the fantastic sights barcelona has to offer. the staff were a small bit firm but every time i talked to them they were curtious and mannerly and when we left they were very accommodating on booking taxi's and helping us with our luggage. There was just one thing but its a problem with all hotels in spain, the walls are quite thin so sounds from surrounding rooms can be heard quite clearly, so if you are offended by certain 'sounds' then best bring some ear plugs. It only happened one night and last only 10 or 15 minutes but was quite clear. I would recommended this hotel to all my friends.

    Modern, trendy and great location

    from

    We stayed at the Apsis Gran Ronda for 3 nights in January 2006. The hotel is a very nice modern hotel wih a traditional facade. It is located approx 5 minutes walk from La Rambla and Place de Catalonia on a quiet street. We only had breakfast in the hotel on the last day as this was €11pp...it was basic enough and for some reason the dining room was roasting....the breakfast is not very good value compared to the miriad little restaurants/cafes when you venture out into the streets of barcelona. The room we stayed in was very tastefully decorated with a modern twist. We had a room at the front of the building looking out onto the street, we had a small wrought iron balcony and double doors which was nice too. Everything in the room was perfect and very comfortable, no problems at all - and the bathroom was brand new and very trendy! The staff weren't overly gushingly friendly but were helpful if needed so that was fine by us - there's a tiny bar at the hotel but we didn't venture down as each time we walked by there wan't anyone sitting at it or serving. There's too much to do in Barcelona to be sitting in your hotel bar anyway! This is a fab hotel if you want a nice comfy room and a lovely central safe location to base yourself... Do the bus tour, it's fun and great to see everything at once - especially the Segradia Familia. Also the restaurants in the Barri Gothic are FAB and very cheap so go exploring - don't just stick to Rambla - or if ya do then have a late nite digestif in Cafe de L'Opera

    Nice modern hotel

    from

    I stayed here only one night in January 2006 and

    it was satisfactory. My room was also clean, modern and with flat screen (only on german channel DSF)

    The staff was friendly.

    The location is ok, but there are better locations.

    The rate was also very good (but it was January), so if it is like this again, I will come back.

    Nice rooms..unhelpful staff

    from

    my room was great. clean, modern, with flat screen tv. location of hotel is great. you are close to Las Ramblas, the metro, all the shopping and restaurants you could ever want. I got a great rate (50-60 euro per night). However I found the staff extremely unhelpful. They could not give me costs for incidentals and there were no tourist materials in the lobby. I would recommend this hotel for a very independent budget traveler who does not need much help from the hotel staff.

    A brand new hotel

    from

    This hotel is a little gem that's situated very close to Universitat, Plaza Catalunya and Ramblas. But this street is not as busy as those around Catalunya or Ramblas so you can get a good night's sleep and be refreshed for another day of exploring. Rooms are very tastefully furnished. Wooden floors. Very nice fittings in the bathroom. And you must see that flat screen tv! We had a good-sized shower. They have free internet access in the lobby. And are close to Metros and buses. We did not have breakfast included but there are many Starbucks, Dunking Donuts, McDonalds, and smaller coffee shops close by. Staff was helpful in providing us with maps and information on places to go and how to get there. I'll definitely stay here again.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Gran Ronda Barcelona

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good
     

    Travel Blogs from Barcelona

    Exploring the Barri Gotic.

    A travel blog entry by erinkats on Aug 13, 2013

    2 comments, 22 photos

    ... I would have passed some by, thinking they were actual statues. Some came to life at the sound of coins being dropped into their till.

    Our day of walking earned me a treat, so I elected to have a local version of tea time. In Barcelona, that means having churros dipped in a thick chocolate syrup. This custom seems to be one continued only by tourists. In theory, this would be a tasty delicacy. My expectation of the Americanized version ...

    Te echo de menos

    A travel blog entry by elisaerinhobbs on May 29, 2013

    10 photos

    ... beach, there are exercise machines everywhere. They have stations of different exercises that people can just use. No wander Spaniards are so skinny. They have access to it everywhere!! (Plus, their portions are smaller).

    On my way back, I had to get Empanadas. I bought Espinica and Queso (spinanch and cheese). Amazing. I can't wait to try to make my own. Tonight, maybe hitting up a Spanish concert. We will see! ...

    Las primeras semanas en Barcaaa!

    A travel blog entry by jayshey on Jan 21, 2013

    3 photos

    ... basic level so I don't have to study too hard ;). Ana Senor, my teacher, is this hilarious energetic little woman. She's great. The class itself is also awesome- the other exchange students are a ton of fun and everybody's so friendly and outgoing. I'm learning months and numbers right now after taking 6 years of Spanish... can't complain.
    Where we've been so far: we took a bus tour with school that showed us around the city and took us to ...

    First 24 hours

    A travel blog entry by christieelee on Sep 07, 2012

    20 photos

    ... up walking past the Casa Mila also known as La Pedrera, one of Gaudi's greatest works constructed in the early 1900's and there was no que. I thought they were going to tell me it was closed as earlier, the que was probably 30-40 people long but I was in luck.

    this building has a stone facade and interior that makes you feel as if you are under the sea. The lines of the walls "move" in waves, the colors graduate to make you feel further and further ...

    Unity or Separation?

    A travel blog entry by niccouvrette on Jun 04, 2012

    17 photos

    ... even though it is part of the country of Spain, it is still its own place. This nationalistic aspect is something that both cities share. Ever since the time of the colonies, the province of Quebec has been separate and different from the rest of the provinces in Canada. Rather than being ruled by the British Empire, it was a French territory, thereby giving it a strong French culture and a truly distinctive society. Similarly, Catalonia has always been a region of Spain that ...