Located near to Las Ramblas and the vibrant, pulsating heart of Barcelona, the Balmes Hotel is perfectly suited for families, small groups, couples as well as business travellers who are coming to visit this great city. The hotel is close to many of the areas great locales and destination, with such points of interest as the Boulevard Rosa and the Plaça de Catalunya, not to mention the many other shops, restaurant and bars that are all within easy travelling distance from the hotel. Additionally, the local metro and other means of public transport further opens up the rest of the city¿s wonderful destinations, including its lush Mediterranean beach, marvellous museums and picturesque parks. The hotel itself has numerous facilities to augment the experience by including a sauna, garden, steam room and outdoor swimming pool as well as rooftop terrace that grants a stunning panoramic vista from which to enjoy the magnificent Catalonian sun. There are 114 soundproof guest rooms at the hotel, all of which have separate heating and air-conditioning, giving all guests total climate control. Additionally all the rooms also come furnished with; satellite television, Wi-Fi, turn down service, safety deposit box, and en-suite private bathroom with bathtub or shower as well as a hairdryer. Additional hotel services include 24-hour reception with multilingual staff that are ready and able to provide helpful tourist and other information as well as the hotel providing a laundry, dry-cleaning and room services. All rooms are cleaned daily. For those coming on business the Balmes Hotel has a business centre as well as multiple meeting and conference rooms, all with full audio-visual equipment. For eating and drinking venues the hotel¿s restaurant is decorate with contemporary African art whilst offering a fabulous range of fresh Mediterranean cuisine. Meanwhile, the Bar Bal boasts a fine range of international drinks.