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Hotel Rec Barcelona is located in the neighborhood known as Sant Pere, Santa Caterina i la Ribera, one of the city’s most historic areas, abutting the famous Raval, Gothic, and Barceloneta, to make up the whole of la Ciutat Vella (the Old City).

This fabulous location puts the hotel just steps away from some of Barcelona’s most emblematic sights, like the Parc de la Ciutadella, the Arco de Triumfo, Plaza Catalunya, and the seaside Barceloneta, as well as cultural landmarks such as the Cathedral, the Picasso Museum, and the Santa Maria del Bar Basilica.

Its proximity to the Born, one of the city’s most picturesque neighborhoods, also means the hotel is just seconds from the hottest venues for nightlife and cultural entertainment.

Note: As of January 1, 2020, the Barcelona metropolitan area is considered a Low-Emission Zone (LEZ). Access to the city by private vehicle is restricted to motorists with a valid environmental label, applicable to vehicles registered in Spain; motorists operating vehicles registered abroad must apply for prior authorization.

If you plan on visiting Barcelona in a car registered in a foreign country, you will need to register for a permit.

5 min Arc de Triomf
10 min Les Rambles
15 min Passeig de Gràcia
Hotel REC Barcelona

C/ Carrer Rec Comtal, 19
08003 - Barcelona

T. 935 569 960

Getting Here:

From the Airport:

AerobúsThe Aerobús makes routine stops at both terminals of Barcelona’s El Prat airport. Ride to the Plaza Catalunya stop, and take the L1 (Red Line) on the Metro, to the Arc de Triomf stop. The hotel is just 300 meters from the station exit.

Metro: From Barcelona’s El Prat Airport (Terminal 1 and Terminal 2), you can take the L9 (Orange Line) to the Torrassa stop. Then, transfer to the L1 (Red Line) and ride to the Arc de Triomf stop. The hotel is just 300 meters from the station exit.


Plan your itinerary

Public transportation from the hotel:

Metro: The Arc de Triomf stop on the L1 (Red Line) of the Metro system is just 300 meters from the hotel, at the intersection of Calle Roger de Flor and Avenida de Vilanova.

Bus: Many bus routes stop nearby the hotel, including the 19, 39, 40, 42, 51, 55, 120 and the H16, which crosses the city horizontally.

Night Bus: The night routes N4 and N11 stop nearby the hotel.

Tourist Bus: The closest Tourist Bus stop is Barri Gòtic (Red Route), in the Plaça d’Antoni Maura, just a 10-minute walk from the hotel.

Regional Rail: The RENFE stop closest to the hotel is Arc de Triomf, just 300 meters from the hotel. From there, a quick Metro ride can take you to either of the city’s main train stations, Sants and Plaza Catalunya, for a trip out of town.