Catalonia Gran Via

Madrid, Spain

4.7 K reviews
Very good for traveling with friends. Good for sightseeing and located near shopping areas. Fantastic service.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Double Bed
    • Central Heating
    • Bathroom
    • Heating (individually regulated)
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Air conditioning (individually regulated)
    • Minibar
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Laundry Service
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Currency Exchange
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant(s) with high-chairs
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
  • Food
    • à la carte Dinner
    • à la carte Lunch
    • Breakfast Served
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • Jacuzzi
    • Number of Pools
    • Massage
    • Sauna
Gran Vía 7-9 28013 Madrid


This attractive hotel is situated at the historical centre of Madrid and offers an ideal atmosphere for both holidaymakers and those in the city on business. Nightclubs, restaurants, and bars can be found in the immediate surroundings. It is close to Retiro Park, the Prado Museum and Madrid airport. Public transport departs from stops within 50 m of the hotel (approximately 3 minutes walk to Sevilla and Gran Vía underground stations).


This hotel was built in 1917. Guest accommodation comprises 185 rooms. A lobby and a reception are available to travellers. Most storeys can be reached by lift. Services such as a safe and a currency exchange service ensure a comfortable stay. Wireless internet access in public areas (for a fee) allows guests to stay connected. Among the culinary options available at the establishment are a restaurant, a dining area, a breakfast room and a bar. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the accommodation. Additional services include room service and a laundry service. Lectures, presentations or meetings can be held in one of the 6 conference rooms.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, central heating and a bathroom. A double bed ensures a good night's sleep. A safe and a minibar are also available. Guests will also find a fridge included as standard. Other features include internet access, a telephone, a TV and a radio. Amenities in the bathrooms include a shower. A hairdryer is also available. Special family rooms are available for families with children.


A dip in the swimming pool is great for getting into the holiday spirit. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. Travellers can enjoy various leisure options during their free time, including a gym and a sauna. For a fee, massage treatments are are also offered.


The accommodation offers breakfast, lunch and dinner.


The following credit cards are accepted at the hotel: American Express, VISA, Diners Club and MasterCard.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Position excellent. Fab position. Superb location.

    "Good location, close to public transport." "Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping." "Accessible by car, but parking is a hassle."

  • WiFi
    "Good internet service"

    High speed internet. Good WiFi access. Fast wifi.

    "Good wifi quality." "Free internet."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Fabulous staff. Excellent house keeping. Great staff at reception desk.

    "Bar service and housekeeping generally good and friendly." "Management and reception are decent and somewhat professional." "Booking process should be better organized." "Room service could have been improved."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    Great buffet breakfast. Breakfast really good. Breakfast was good.

    "Tasty yet pricey breakfasts."

  • Room
    "Room is all right"

    Modern fittings. Air conditioner didn't work. Broken sofa bed.

    "Balconies are fine and rooms are decent." "Rooms are large and clean with great beds and reasonable views." "Decently-clean rooms with spacious bathrooms." "Rooms lacking maintenance, with poor quality kitchenettes, furniture and TV's." "AC needs updating." "Great shower."

  • Vibe
    "Vibe is not too good"

    Weights machine was old. Furnishing is old. Very old hotel interior.

    "Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low." "Hotel could use some updating." "Hotel is relatively stylish." "Entrance area is not particularly attractive." "Hotel is fairly plain." "Good for traveling with friends." "Good for business people." "Suitable for solo travelers."

  • Amenities
    "Amenities are not the best"

    Very old hotel interior. Upper rooms can be heard. Lack of business centre.

    "Great terrace but old facilities with a poor entrance area." "Unspectacular architecture." "Elevator in need of updating."

  • Bar and Beverages
    "Bar could improve"

    Bar area is small.

    "Bar could improve." "Bar service is acceptable."

  • Value for money
    "Value for money could be better"

    Had to pay for 1 night. Credit card multiple. Breakfast over priced.

    "Value for money could be better." "Pricey breakfast and dining." "Free internet."

  • Wellness Area
    "Wellness & sports facilities could be improved"

    Weights machine was old. Spa dated. Jacuzzi was cold.

    "Below average sauna and wellness facilities." "Fitness area can be optimized."

  • Pool
    "Pool should be renewed"

    Rooftop pool was tiny. Pool area is tiny. Pool was tiny.

    "Pool should be renewed."