Placa Catalunya

Placa Catalunya, Barcelona City Spain

Placa Catalunya Barcelona

Placa Catalunya (Catalunya Square) is in the heart of the city of Barcelona.

This is a great place to come as it’s right in the center of town where many of the streets meet.

In a few minutes you can be in the Eixample district where you will find the buildings of Antoni Gaudi along the ‘golden square’ (Quadrat d’Or).

Nearby is La Rambla, the Gothic Quarter and  Raval which are all part of the Ciutat Vella.

In the very centre of the square is the Tourist Information Office (directly opposite the popular El Corte Inglés department store).

In front of the the store is the aerobus (airport bus) stop and tourist buses.

El Corte Inglés (English Cut) has 9 floors with a cafe/restaurant on the top floor.

On the opposite side of the square is a very large Habitat store.

South of Plaça Catalunya (in Portal de l’Angel)  is another El Corte Inglés. There are even more amazing  shops and restaurants.

El Triangle shopping center is on the corner of the square and Pelayo Street.

Inside are stores such as Fnac (electrical and music) and Foot Locker.

Nearby are more shops and restaurants in Carrer de la Portaferrissa (next to Las Ramblas).


FC Barcelona Shop

fc Barcelona shop Football fans will love the official fc Barcelona officcial store in the square.

This is the most famous European football team in the world and locally known as Barça.

cafe zurich placa catalunya barcelonaThere are many restaurants and cafes surounding the square such as Hard Rock Café .

The Café Zurich has a great terrace where you can enjoy a drink in this very trendy area of Barcelona.

This famous square is surrounded by lovely shops and hotels and is one of the best places to stay if you want everything on your doorstep.

Hotels in or close to Placa Catalunya …

Many hotels such as  the popular Jazz Hotel and Hotel 1898 are just a few minutes walk from the square.

H10 Catalunya Plaza Hotel Barcelona

The 3 star H10 Catalunya Plaza hotel is located right in Placa Catalunya.

The hotel offers a bar/lounge, Business Center, free Wi-Fi, restaurant and room service.

Rates and Reviews : H10 Catalunya Plaza


hotel NH Calderon Barcelona Overlooking Placa de Catalunya is the NH Calderon. With a large outdoor swimming pool and views of the city, fully-equipped fitness area, solarium, hydro massage and sauna. Rooms come equipped with internet access, minibar, Queen bed and sitting area, choice of pillows, air conditioning, balcony/lanai/terrace, color television and much more.

Rates and Reviews : NH Calderon


Claris Hotel Barcelona The Claris Hotel is just off Placa Catalunya and features Wi-Fi, the Claris Restaurant, East 47 Tapas Bar and restaurant.

La Terraza del Claris is next to the swimming pool and offers spectacular views over Barcelona.

Rooms come equipped with air conditioning, telephone, mini bar, CD player, satellite TV, safety deposit box and a welcome gift.

Rates and Reviews : Claris Hotel

There are lots more lovely hotels close to the square in the Gothic Quarter, La Ramblas and Exiample district.

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