Sants, Barcelona

Pestana Arena Barcelona

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Why We Love It

  • Good value, modern hotel with free Wi-Fi
  • It's 10 minutes' walk from Magic Fountain & 20 minutes from Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya
  • There are good links to the airport & three Metro stations nearby
  • Hotel facilities include a funky bar, a restaurant & a small gym


Map & Directions

By public transport, take the RENFE train to Sants station (20 minutes), which is 10 minutes’ walk from the hotel. Alternatively, take the Aerobus from the airport (35 minutes) and disembark at the Plaza Espanya, from which it is a 5-minute journey on foot to the hotel.

Rooms & Rates

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Set on a tree-lined street to the west of Barcelona historic centre, the Pestana Arena Barcelona is a modern hotel that offers good value for money. Plaza de España is just around the corner and there are three Metro stations within a couple of blocks.

The area is central but not overly touristy or noisy, and is especially good for visiting sights like the Magic Fountain, where there are regular evening light shows, and the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya in neighbouring Montjuïc. Las Arenas Shopping Centre, where you will find boutiques and a selection of rooftop restaurants, is also just few minutes away on foot. Guests can hire bikes from the hotel to explore the city on wheels.

After a day of sightseeing, head back for traditional tapas at the funky lobby bar or to chill out in the courtyard, which is decorated with giant cartoon flowers. The restaurant serves a very reasonable set menu for lunch and Mediterranean dishes at dinner. The buffet breakfast has plenty of choice, including pastries, yoghurt, fruit and cold cuts. There is also a small gym with a sauna and a steam room.

Rooms are clean and bright with free Wi-Fi and great air conditioning, along with in-room safes and mini bars. Superior Rooms are larger and come with complimentary on-site parking, while Junior Suites on the seventh floor have private terraces with outdoor Jacuzzis and views of the Montjuïc hill (home to the Barcelona Olympic Park). Guests in these rooms also get free parking.



  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Safe


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Hair-dryer


  • Parking (fees apply)

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 2pm

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 12pm

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Pets not allowed Check-in time starts at 2pm Check-out time is 12pm

You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

Know Before You Go

  • Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
  • This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 13.75 for adults and EUR 6.87 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 17 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 60.50 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.21 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 17 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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