In the heart of Barcelona, just two steps from the Rambla, from plaza Catalunya (plaça de Catalunya) and plaça de la Universitat (University plaza), Hotel Lleó enjoys a privileged location among 3-star hotels in Barcelona.
Near the Metropolitana train and tourist buses and bus line stops, the hotel is in an ideal location for visiting the center of Barcelona comfortably on foot and experience the lively and cosmopolitan atmosphere making it one of the European capitals offering new trends in culture, art and life style.
La Rambla, beginning from plaza Catalunya (plaça de Catalunya), at 100 meters from Hotel Lleó, is the most famous walk of Barcelona, the long, lively tree-lined street crosses the city through lines of shops, cafes and historic buildings where you may find street artists and vendors of every type. And you simply must see La Boqueria, the colorful market in the center of the Rambla.
At 5 minutes from the hotel, for those who admire contemporary art, there is the MACBA, the Museum of contemporary art of Barcelona. In a few minutes you reach the lovely Barri Gòtic, a gothic neighborhood with fascinating little streets, the religious and civic heart of Barcelona, where the great Cathedral of Barcelona is located, along with the Museu Picasso in calle Montcada.
Hotel Lleó has a functional location also for reaching the Passeig de Gràcia, the most chic area of Barcelona, for elegant shopping in high demand, among Modernist buildings and streets such as La Pedrera or Casa Milà and the Casa Batllò among the works of Antoni Gaudì, the great architect of Barcelona. Other famous works of Gaudì not to be missed during stay in hotel a Barcelona are the Sagrada Familia, the fantastic cathedral, the Parc Güell and Palazzo Güell with an extremely original curvilinear form.
From the airport of Barcelona El Prat
Follow state highway C-32B (B-202) to arriving at the city; you will arrive on the Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes. Continue on the access road until you arrive at plaza de Universitat and turn to the right in calle Pelai.
From the airport of Girona and from Italy
Take highway A-7 (E-15) until arriving in the city; you arrive on the Avenida Meridiana. Continue until calle Argon, follow it to calle Balmes, turn in ronda Universitat and turn to the right on calle Pelai.
From the station Barcelona Sants
Take the Metropolitan line 3 in direction of Trinitat Nova and go down to the stop plaza Catalunya (plaça de Catalunya). The hotel is at 350 meters, you arrive at Hotel Lleó in 5 / 6 minutes walk: walking along calle Bergara then to the right in carrer de Pelai. You have arrived; Hotel Lleó is at number 22.
From the station Estaciò de França
Take line 4 La Pau / Trinitat nova of the Metropolitana from the station Barceloneta and get off after 3 stops at the stop Passeig de Gracia .Continue on foot to the right to the Rambla and turn to the left in carrer de Balmes to reaching carrer de Pelai. Turn to the right and you have arrived; Hotel Lleó is at number 22.
From the airport of Barcelona El Prat (16 km)
Take the Aerobus shuttle (A1) from terminals A, B (arrivals) and C and go down to the terminus in plaza Catalunya (plaça de Catalunya), or the RENFE train for plaza Catalunya (plaça de Catalunya), where you disembark. From here, see the point By train / plaza Catalunya.
From the airport of Girona (at 98 km)
Take the shuttle of the Sagales line for Barcelona, Go down to the terminus, at Parc de l’Estaciò to the north. Reaching the Metropolitana station Arc de Triomf (just one minute on foot), take the red line 1 and get off in plaza Catalunya (plaça de Catalunya). From here, see the point By train / plaza Catalunya.