Balmes is located in central Barcelona, 5 minutes’ walk from the famous Passeig de Gràcia Boulevard. It offers a swimming pool, hot tub and modern rooms with satellite TV.
The air-conditioned rooms at Hotel Balmes feature parquet floors and smart, simple décor. They all come with a private bathroom, a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi.
The hotel’s restaurant serves typical Catalan food using fresh market produce. Bar Bal, like the rest of the hotel, is decorated with works of African art.
Staff at the hotel’s 24-hour reception can help booking tickets for guided tours, live shows and other events. There is a computer in the lobby which guests can use for free.
Gaudí’s Casa Batlló and La Pedrera are both under 10 minutes’ walk from the hotel. You can walk to Las Ramblas and Barcelona’s charming Gothic Quarter in around 15 minutes.