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Caledonian

3 stars
Gran Via Corts de les Catalanes, 574, Barcelona, 08011
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.9
out of 5
47 reviews
Business Trip

This hotel was super easy to get to major sights as well as my meetings. I would definitely recommend. See full review

  • Traveldoc
  • Jan 26, 2015
great choice

Close to everywhere. .. 5 min from center, from p.espanya and bus to airport. Clean and simple See full review

  • milki
  • May 3, 2014
Unwind at this snug hideout with charm aplenty and free Wi-Fi
The small and charming Caledonian sits right on the edge of Barcelona’s high-end Eixample district, a quick walk from the iconic Las Ramblas, the bustling Gothic Quarter and the upscale shops of Paseo de Gracia. Cozy rooms at the Caledonian come with complimentary Wi-Fi. For guests without their own laptops, the business center in the lobby has a computer with wireless Internet. Service is personalized, friendly and includes express checkout.
Highlights
  • Good location on the edge of the upscale Eixample district
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms and throughout the hotel
  • Personalized service and express checkout
Location

Located on the edge of Barcelona's Eixample district, this hotel is set one kilometre (a half-mile) from the shops and cultural attractions of La Rambla and Passeig De Gràcia.

Rooms

Caledonian has 51 neat and pleasant guest rooms with peach-colored curtains, cherry wood furnishings, parquet floors, desks and mounted prints on the walls. Large windows let in heaps of light while mirrored wardrobes and wall mirrors enhance the spacious feel of the rooms. The en-suite marble bathrooms come with tubs, hairdryers and toiletries. Other in-room amenities include work desk, satellite TV and mini bar (fees apply). Free Wi-Fi in the rooms is a great added benefit. In addition to singles, doubles and triples, the new superior rooms on the top floor come with private terraces and updated bathrooms.  

Features

Location is a bonus of the cozy Caledonian, located a seven-minute walk from Plaza Catalunya and Las Ramblas on the edge of Barcelona's Eixample district. In addition to well-equipped rooms with free Wi-Fi, the hotel offers a range of services such as tourist information at the 24-hour reception and reservation services for train tickets, car rental and show bookings. Laundry and parking facilities are available (fees apply). A plethora of restaurants and bars sits within easy walking distance of the Caledonian.

Transportation
  • Barcelona International Airport (7.4 mi/12 km)
  • Closest metro stop: Universitat (on the L2 line)
Attractions
  • Plaza Catalunya (.4 mi/.7 km)
  • Paseo de Gracia (.6 mi/.9 km)
  • Las Ramblas (.6 mi/1 km)
  • Sagrada Familia (1.4 mi/2.3 km)
  • Port Olimpic (1.9 mi/3 km)

Caledonian Rooms

Single room
The room offers 1 single bed, air conditioning, alarm clock, full bathroom, bathroom amenities, cbale/Satellite TV, flat-screen TV, hairdryer, heating, internet access, laundry service, minibar, room service, safe in room and telephone.
Twin/double room
The room offers 2 beds or 1 big bed bed with a balcony, air conditioning, alarm clock, full bathroom, bathroom amenities, cbale/Satellite TV, flat-screen TV, hairdryer, heating, internet access, laundry service, minibar, room service, safe in room and telephone.

Amenities

  • Free internet
General
Concierge
Elevators
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Room service
Services
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Internet
Free internet
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

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Hotel Map

41.3846 2.162
Area served
Barcelona.
Nearby airports
El Prat - Barcelona International Airport.
Area description
Located in the Barcelona's most central area, Caledonian Hotel is just in a 7 minutes walk from Plaza Catalunya and Las Ramblas and around 15 minutea walk from trade and conference centre.

Nearby points of interest

  • University of Barcelona: 0.2 mi
  • Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona: 0.3 mi
  • Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art: 0.3 mi
  • Carrer de Pelai: 0.3 mi
  • Coliseum: 0.3 mi
  • Carrer del Carme: 0.4 mi
  • Fundación Francisco Godia: 0.4 mi
  • Museu del Modernismo Catala: 0.4 mi
  • Font de Canaletes: 0.4 mi
  • Teatre Poliorama: 0.4 mi
  • Plaça de Catalunya station: 0.4 mi
  • El Raval: 0.5 mi
  • National Library of Catalonia: 0.5 mi
  • Palau de la Virreina: 0.5 mi
  • Old Hospital de la Santa Creu: 0.5 mi
  • University of Barcelona: 0.2 mi
  • Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona: 0.3 mi
  • Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art: 0.3 mi
  • Carrer de Pelai: 0.3 mi
  • Coliseum: 0.3 mi
  • Carrer del Carme: 0.4 mi
  • Fundación Francisco Godia: 0.4 mi
  • Museu del Modernismo Catala: 0.4 mi
  • Font de Canaletes: 0.4 mi
  • Teatre Poliorama: 0.4 mi
  • Plaça de Catalunya station: 0.4 mi
  • El Raval: 0.5 mi
  • National Library of Catalonia: 0.5 mi
  • Palau de la Virreina: 0.5 mi
  • Old Hospital de la Santa Creu: 0.5 mi
  • Rambla de Catalunya: 0.5 mi
  • Casa Lleó Morera: 0.5 mi
  • Fundació Antoni Tàpies: 0.5 mi
  • Esglesia de Betlem: 0.5 mi
  • Casa Batlló: 0.5 mi
  • Santa Anna Church: 0.5 mi
  • El Corte Inglés: 0.5 mi
  • Portal de l'Àngel: 0.5 mi
  • La Boqueria: 0.5 mi
  • Paseo de Gracia: 0.6 mi
  • Casa Martí: 0.6 mi
  • Santa Maria del Pi: 0.6 mi
  • La Rambla: 0.7 mi
  • Gran Teatre del Liceu: 0.7 mi
  • Ciutat Vella: 0.7 mi
  • Sant Pau del Camp: 0.7 mi
  • Placa Sant Felip Neri: 0.7 mi
  • Palau de la Música Catalana: 0.7 mi
  • Casa de l’Ardiaca: 0.7 mi
  • Casa Calvet: 0.7 mi
  • Casa Mila: 0.7 mi
  • Palau Güell: 0.7 mi
  • Ancient synagogue: 0.7 mi
  • Plaça del Rei: 0.7 mi
  • Plaça Reial: 0.7 mi
  • Museu Diocesà: 0.7 mi
  • Barcelona Cathedral: 0.7 mi
  • Egyptian Museum of Barcelona: 0.8 mi
  • Palau de la Generalitat de Catalunya: 0.8 mi
  • Dreta de l'Eixample: 0.8 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
Check-out:
1100

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (47)

Ratings and reviews for Caledonian

Overall score

3.9 / 5
5.01.0
47 out of 47
Amenities:
3.6
Cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.2
Comfort:
3.9
Location:
4.4
Value:
4.1

94% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Bakalola
Business
Australia
Nov 19, 2013

Perfecto

Nice staff and nice location in a lovely city I would go again and again

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Caledonian

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
kimdey
Business
Wallsend
Nov 5, 2013

Loved It

Excellent hotel, helpful staff, well located. Single room which was small but very comfortable and also had a balcony. My only gripe would be that the Air Conditioning in room was either switched off or didn't work but as was only staying 1 night pre-cruise I didn't pursue the matter.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Caledonian

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JNICHOLS
Business
Pennsylvania
Oct 22, 2013

Second Time

Stayed in this hotel two weeks after a cruise and had the same very good experience as the first time. Different room on but just as clean and comfortable as the other one. Very recommended.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

hop on hop off bus

Review of Caledonian

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JNICHOLS
Business
Pennsylvania
Oct 11, 2013

Quiet

Room was right on the main street but the double doored glass kept out the noise. Good location and easy to move around the city.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Caledonian

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Denverite in Barcelona
Business
Denver, Colorado
Oct 10, 2013

Gem of a Choice

From the time we arrived at the hotel we were greeted with warm hellos and excellent service. Rooms and hotel are immaculately clean. Beds are comfy. Breakfast has nice variety, staff working at breakfast are exceptionally helpful and friendly. Location is convenient and feels less touristy than a few blocks down on the Ramblas but an easy walk to the attractions. Shower is wonderful. (I'm picky about showers.) Only negative about the hotel is the hair dryer. My friend and I both were frustrated with the funky appliance that didn't work well. This hotel is an excellent value and I will stay again if I return to Barcelona.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Caledonian

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Sunmoon1
Business
Los Angeles,CA
Oct 8, 2013

water pump is a little bit weak, but good enough

water pump is a little bit weak, but good enough for one day stay. Very close to subway, and room size is decent.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Short walk to subway

Review of Caledonian

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
barcelona addict
Business
england
Jun 26, 2013

quiet and comfortable

Well positioned for easy access to the centre and Montjuic. Very clean and comfortable with good aircon, although we booked a nonsmoking room and were allocated a smoking room. Comfortable bed and good shower. VERY quiet room facing back and no noise from adjoining rooms. Maids start at 0830 so put do not disturb sign out if you're not ready to leave before that. Very close to universitat airport bus stop.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

The magic fountains at placa espana

Review of Caledonian

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Single traveler 123
Business
Dallas TX
Jun 22, 2013

Great location

The hotel is located within walking distance to attractions within Barcelona. There really isn't a bar or restaurant but there are several just down the street. My room was small but sufficient for my needs. It was very clean. There is a bit of hallway noise but the price was perfect.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Caledonian

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
max the real thing
Business
The Texan
Jun 8, 2013

Big rooms, considering...

When in Rome, judge like the Romans. Okay so the balcony led to some back alley apartments. But hey, this is downtown Barcelona and this is an action packed city. The rooms where large compared to European standards and the view was what you would expect in a world class city at at 3+ hotel. Don't expect to check in early. Apparently the check-in time is a serious matter and it isn't waived easily. Comenearly, sleep in the minature lobby for your over-sized room to be ready. Amazingly all the rooms became available simultaneously at 2:00 pm and we were allowed into our room; not a minute to early. The metro is not far from the hotel and the square is just a half a block away. I ordered a single queen bed. There was noon so I was given a room with two full beds that you could combine and make one big bed. But don't get too excited. The beds didn't really connect well and it made it difficult trying to score on my date. Did I mention that the sofa turns into a bed? The hotel is really proud of this addition. I'd go back and so should you....

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

It's happening and if it not just grab a taxi they are all over, you can't go wrong unless you have some cash to burn....

Review of Caledonian

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
s. yaya
Business
Israel
Jun 1, 2013

Highly recommended!!!

Hotel staff is doing everything to please the guests stay and help, clean, close to the metro station, to street La Rambla and Catalunya square, free WIfi in the rooms.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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