Diagonal Avenue at your feet






How to get to the hotel and the closest connections in Barcelona

The Rey Juan Carlos I is a hotel located on the Diagonal Avenue, main artery in Barcelona, offering a perfect location, close to shopping and cultural areas in Barcelona, as well as to the financial city district.

The hotel relies on an extraordinary panoramic view of the city centre of Barcelona and the sea and has an easy access to the airport, harbor, train stations and motorways to Madrid, France and the coast.

Close to the Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I you will find several main public transports:

  • Underground: Green Line (L3), Zona Universitaria
  • Bus:  7, 67, 74, 75
  • Tram: Zona Universitaria

Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I has the ideal central Barcelona hotel location. Situated on Barcelona’s main avenue, Avenida Diagonal, Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I offers splendid panoramic views over the city and the sea.

Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I is located near Barcelona’s most famous shopping districts. Plaça Catalunya and Passeig de Gràcia as well as the alternative areas of El Born and Barrí Gotic are easily accessed by Barcelona's transport system.

Our Avenida Diagonal hotel provides easy access to the city’s airports and to the motorways to Madrid, France and the Mediterranean coastline.

GPS Coordinates:

Lat 41º 22' 55.1712" N
Lon 002º 06' 32.9774" E

Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I is located just 11 km from Aeropuerto Barcelona El Prat.

From the airport:

  • By car/taxi (15 minutes):

Leaving the airport, take B-17, direction Barcelona.
After 5 km, follow the signs B-20, Ronda de Dalt (blue).
Exit the B-20 at exit 11 (Les Corts - Zona Universitaria)
Drive 200m on the right hand side of the Diagonal Avenue and take the second turn on the right.

  • By train/metro (40 minutes):

Take the train to Sants Estació station.
From the station, take the metro line number 3 (green line) to Zona Universitaria.

  • By bus (40 minutes):

Aerobus shuttle bus service (A1) links Barcelona airport to the city centre. Catch the aerobus directly in front of the airport (all 3 terminals).
Get off the bus at Plaça Espanya (first stop). Take the metro line 3 (green line) to Zona Universitaria (2 minutes walking distance from the hotel).

Limousine transfer is available on request.  

Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I is proud to offer a 650 sq.m. helipad. This service is offered for special events such as the upcoming Barcelona Formula One Grand Prix.

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