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In the Heart of the Gothic Quarter

Hotel DoorThis comfortable four star hotel is surrounded by museums and cathedrals in the centre of the Gothic area of Barcelona and within easy distance of all the major tourist attractions, restaurants and bars.

The hotel offers air conditioned en-suite guest rooms which are comfortably furnished. Each room has cable television, a telephone, internet and a safe. Ideally located if you wish to soak up the rich history and culture this city has to offer.

In the local area

Step out of the front entrance to the hotel and you are in the Gothic Quarter which is located in the old city of Barcelona. There are many attractions here, including the Church of Saint Miguel, City Hall, the Presidential Palace, museums and the ruins of the Augustus Temple.

Not too far away is La Rambla, one of the most popular tourist attractions in Barcelona. La Rambla is a tree lined pedestrian street home to the opera house and a choice of statues, definitely worth a visit while in the area!

For some retail therapy, head to Harbour Barcelona, a traditional port with a large shopping centre, restaurants and bars. Walk across the walkway as you gaze at the beautiful boats and enter the Olympic Port.

For the keen sightseers get yourself onto the Modernist Route – this is a sightseeing route which ensures you don’t miss anything. Start at Palau de la Musica Catalana, which dates back to 1908 complete with stained glass windows and mosaic tiles. From here you walk to Sagrada Familia, a church which was started in the 1800’s. This is a very popular tourist attraction and offers the most amazing architecture and spectacular interior. Then move on to Parc Guell, a park located on Carmel Hill offering outstanding views you will not want to miss.

For a fun family adventures there is the Barcelona Zoo complete with wild animals, petting zoo, and play areas for the children. There is also the Barcelona Aquarium, L’Aquarium de Barcelona. Here you will find thirty five aquariums which house over four hundred and fifty different species of fish.

Still hungry for more? The Picasso Museum is rich in history and culture and an important part of Barcelona’s past. This is home to one of the most extensive collections of art by Pablo Picasso with over three thousand art pieces.

After a long day of sightseeing or shopping, you can head back to your air conditioned room before heading off into the Gothic Quarter to sample some of the local tapas.

Enjoy!

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