The Hotel Duquesa de Cardona is a 16th century hotel located in the center of Barcelona in the Gothic Quarter, only 100 meters from the cafes of Las Ramblas. Numerous cafes, bars, and attractions, such as the Picasso Museum, the Sagrada Familia, Marina, and Catalunya Square can be found within 3 kilometers. Barcelona Airport is approximately 10 kilometers and a 15-minute drive from the hotel. The hotel's nearest metro station is Drassanes, on the green line.
In the Restaurant La Duquesa, guests can sample Catalan and international dishes and wines in an intimate dining room with original 1850s features. The room has columns and arched high ceilings, long windows, and tiled floors with contemporary décor and furnishings in warm colors. During the day, guests can swim in the small outdoor pool on the roof terrace, or simply sunbathe with a drink from the roof terrace bar.
Relaxing massage treatments are also on offer and guests can take advantage of 24-hour room service. For those with children, babysitting services are available, and multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can help with planning and booking sightseeing tours. Hotel Duquesa de Cardona also offers a range of practical services such as laundry, dry cleaning, currency exchange, and free wireless Internet service. Parking is available nearby for those arriving by car.
The 40 air-conditioned and non-smoking guestrooms at Hotel Duquesa de Cardona have contemporary décor in soft neutral colors with brown leather headboards, dark wooden furnishings, upholstered chairs, and abstract oil paintings. All guestrooms have climate control, minibars, direct-dial phones, plasma televisions with satellite and video channels, in-room safes, and complimentary high speed Internet connections. Bathrooms have designer toiletries, bidets, plush bathrobes, slippers, tubs, and showers. Sea views can be requested, as can extra beds for children.