Expo Hotel Barcelona
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100 (8342 reviews)/
Sitting on the Maresme Coast, Expo Hotel at Barcelona was designed by Antoni Gaudi and is a great destination for architecture fans, art lovers and those who love fine food and shopping.
Each guestroom at the Expo Hotel Barcelona features free Wi-Fi, individual heating and air conditioning, satellite TV, a minibar and complimentary bathroom amenities.
In addition to free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, there is also daily 24-hour parking, a swimming pool and a business center.
Dining onsite could not be easier with the “La Terraza BCN” Urban Club serving burgers on the rooftop and the “Stop ‘n’ Rest” Restaurant boasting a snack bar and bar in addition to its menu. Room service is also available until 1 am.
Located right next to Sants Railway Station, the primary public transit hub in and out of Barcelona, the hotel easily connects guests to local attractions such as the Picasso Museum.
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