Enjoy a fantastic 3 night break at the Hotel Silken Diagonal, Barcelona. This exclusive deal includes a FREE 2 day Barcelona Bus Turistic Hop-on-Hop-off Tour.
Discover Barcelona at your own pace and get a real flavour for the city on double decker bus tour. Sample the wonderful attractions and get your bearings, as hop-on and hop off at any the 44 stops around the city.
Much more than a city tour, with a Barcelona Bus Turistic Ticket you can hop-on and hop-off the buses at any of the stops throughout Barcelona, giving you the freedom and flexibility to explore, sightsee or visit attractions before boarding the next bus to continue your tour. The tour combines three sightseeing routes around the city stopping at 44 attractions. Plus on board the bus you can enjoy guided commentary through your individual earphones and Turisme de Barcelona couriers travel on board to answer any questions.
The Tour Experience Includes
One day or 2 day Bus Turistic ticket with unlimited hop-on hop-off opportunities.
Audio guide system with commentary in 10 languages.
Information guide and discount voucher booklet for many sights and landmarks around the city.
Details of the Tour
Departs: Daily, year round. Does not operate on 1st January and 25th December.
Start Times: The first buses call at most stops between 9:00am and 9.30am. Frequency varies between five minutes in the summer and 25 minutes in the winter.
Duration: Approximately 2 hours.
Hotel Pick up: No
Dress Code/What to Bring
Casual. Dress according to the weather for that day and don’t forget your camera!
Red Route, approx 2 hours:
See Placa de Catalunya, Casa Batllo - Fundacio Antoni Tapies, Passeig de Gracia - La Pedrera, Sagrada Familia, Gracia, Parc Guell, Tramvia Blau – Tibidabo, Sarria, Monestir de Pedralbes - Col.leccio Thyssen, Palau Reial - Pavellons Guell, Barcelona Football Club, Francesc Macia – Diagonal, MACBA – CCCB.
Blue Route, approx 2 hours:
Among the highlights are Placa de Catalunya, Casa Batllo - Fundacio Antoni Tapies, Passeig de Gracia - La Pedrera, Francesc Macia – Diagonal, Estacio de Sants, Creu Cobertal, Placa d'Espanya, Caixa Forum - Pavello Van Der Rohe, Poble Espanyol, MNAC, Anella Olimpica, Funicular de Montjuïc, Fundacio Joan Miro, Miramar - Jardins Costa i Llobera, World Trade Center, Colom - Museu Maritim, Port Vell, Museu d'Historia de Catalunya, Port Olimpic, Place de la Citadel – Zoo, Pla de Palau, Barri Gotic.
The Hotel Diagonal Barcelona, inaugurated in 2004, stands out for a modern architecture and its interior design. Barcelona architect Juli Capella, was responsible for the hotel’s design, including the imaginative play of black and white contrasts on its facade.
Its exceptional location is another of the hotel’s main attractions, next to the impressive Agbar Tower. The newest skyscraper in this dynamic, cultural, Mediterranean city, it is the work of Jean Nouvel, one of today’s greatest architects.
Inside, the hotel’s fresh and striking features will please guests seeking accommodation that is both exclusive, tasteful and in line with current design trends.
The hotel’s location makes it convenient for the Conference Centre, main access roads, the port and the airport, and means you can reach the city centre in just a few minutes.
The Piano restaurant, besides being a charming area, which is outstanding attention to detail and with access to a terrace, offering two of the best cuisines of Spain: the Basque and Catalonian which is added the fresh market cuisine.
Our chef, Jon Irigoyen, has drafted a Menu in which creativity and tradition come together to offer a modern gastronomy, without excess, which can find their own recipes and others selected from the best of the Catalonian and Basque cuisines.
“An exclusive attic in which to sunbathe and soak in the pool, a privileged setting for breakfast, a dry martini at midday or a gin and tonic at sunset, gazing at the sea and the city…”
7th June, Silken Diagonal Hotel launched summer season 2010 opened its terrace and pool! From this date on you will enjoy all the services we offer you such as the exclusive service of pool towels. Also, our Bar will serve food & beverage in a continuous timetable. Please, find below the schedule of the different services. You will be delighted by the breathtaking views over the city!
Exterior and extraordinarily bright room in a hotel whose modern glazed façade in contrasting black and white is designed to echo the keyboard of a piano. Totally soundproofed, these spacious 21m2 double rooms are styled in wenge wood combined with warm-toned textiles to ensure guests a comfortable stay.
Furnished with either one 1.60mx2.00m bed or two 1.05mx2.00m beds with cotton duvet and pillows, large desk, modern designer armchair, 20" LCD plasma TV and Canal Satellite Digital with connection to a range of thematic and international channels. Adjustable air conditioning and central heating, mini bar, direct dial telephone and safe big enough form a laptop computer. The avant-garde, luminous glass-walled Corian-structured bathrooms include hairdryer, telephone, magnifying mirror and amenities designed by Javier Mariscal.