Official Congress Hotel

The official congress hotel for ECSS Barcelona 2013 is the


Congress guests can make their booking at the CATALONIA BARCELONA PLAZA, the official congress hotel for ECSS Barcelona 2013 using the booking system as indicated below.

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This imposing hotel is situated in Plaza España, next to the Fira de Barcelona facilities and Montjuïc. Guests can enjoy excellent connections with every means of public transport. It has its own parking facilities and offers ideal accommodation for business trips or short breaks. The panoramic terrace and most of the rooms have unbeatable views.

Single Use: 148,50 €
Double Use: 165,00 €
10% VAT and breakfast included



Additional Accommodation

As tourists throughout the year intensively visit Barcelona, the ECSS has negotiated a large number of hotel rooms at attractive group rates in several categories of hotel ranging from budget to 5 star hotels. These rates are only available through the congress website. You will find that all of these hotels offer quality lodging including breakfast. Most hotels have car park facilities.


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List of hotels

Ayre Gran Vía ****

A recently-built hotel, the Ayre Hotel Gran Vía enjoys a privileged location in Plaza de España, close to Montjuic Castle, where one can enjoy one of the most popular tourist spots in Barcelona.

It's also conveniently located close to the business centre of Barcelona, the "Zona Franca", and only 15 minutes from Barcelona airport.

A minimalist ambience, which stands out for its modern and functional design, in perfect harmony with the welcoming service that its company is known for.

Single Use: 132,00 €
Double Use: 148,50 €
10% VAT and breakfast included

Barceló Sants ****

Whether on business or pleasure, the Hotel Barceló Sants is the perfect place to stay in Barcelona as it is located just minutes from the financial district and also from many points of reference for tourists.

Situated on Sants Train Station, has direct access to the AVE, and subway and train from Barcelona. Direct connection to the airport.

The restaurant El Bistrot de Sants offers exquisite cuisine, with excellent seasonal menus, and its offer facilities for meetings, conferences, conventions and banquets is still the largest of the city.

Single Use: 132,00 €
Double Use: 148,50 €

Triple Use: 203,50 €
Quadruple Use: 203,50 €
10% VAT and breakfast included

Catalonia Diagonal Centro ****

Formerly Gran Hotel Catalonia. This hotel is located on the modernist route next to Paseo de Gracia.

It is surrounded by the most beautiful modernist architecture and the most representative buildings of the work by Gaudí. Its location in the centre of Barcelona means that you are walking distance from the best commercial area and can enjoy the intense atmosphere of this Mediterranean city.

Single Use: 148,50 €
Double Use: 165,00 €
10% VAT and breakfast included

Catalonia La Pedrera ****

Formerly Catalonia Córcega. This hotel is situated on a modernist route, a few minutes from La Sagrada Familia and near to Paseo de Gracia.

Its location will allow you to discover the charm of the city's commercial area and places as magical as La Pedrera and Casa Batlló. Thanks to its central location, you will be able to experience the heartbeat of Barcelona firsthand.

Single Use: 148,50 €
Double Use: 165,00 €
10% VAT and breakfast included

Tryp Apolo ****

The Tryp Barcelona Apolo is located in the heart of Barcelona, very close to the port, Las Ramblas and Barcelona Trade Fair Centre. Its strategic central location, personalized service and excellent facilities make it the ideal hotel choice for visitors to Barcelona.

Near the hotel, you can visit shopping malls, boutiques and fashion stores in Barcelona. You will also find yourself in one of the city’s main leisure and entertainment areas with theatres and a great choice of shows. Tryp Barcelona Apolo is located a few minutes from the trendiest and most chic night spots and from the major shopping streets, and, of course, Las Ramblas de Barcelona.

Single Use: 143,00 €
Double Use: 155,10 €

Triple Use: 194,10 €
Quadruple Use: 194,10 €
10% VAT and breakfast included


Vincci Arena ****

The Vincci Arena is a new hotel near Plaza de España with exquisite modernist decor.

Ideal for business guests or those enjoying a leisure visit to the cosmopolitan and cultural city of Barcelona, located near the Fairs area of Fira and Plaza de España and Mall "Las Arenas".

Very well communicated with all city motorways, the hotel is just a few steps away from the main train and coach station of Barcelona-Sants

Single Use: 118,80 €
Double Use: 132,00 €
10% VAT and breakfast included

Azul ***

The Hotel Azul is located beside the Plaça Espanya, at the foot of Montjuic, in one of the main avenues of Barcelona and 500 m from the Fira de Barcelona (Trade Fair Park).

The primary objective of Hotel Azul is to offer its guests a pleasant stay in its elegant and comfortable rooms which are carefully decorated and equipped with cable TV (Digital +), free Wi-Fi Internet connection, air-conditioning/heating, safe, work desk, mini-bar, en-suite bathroom, toiletries, hairdryer.

Easy access to the main sights and good public transport connections with the rest of the city.

Triple Use: 132,00 €
Quadruple Use: 148,50 €
10% VAT and breakfast included

Catalonia Avinyó ***

This fantastic hotel is situated only a few metres from Plaza Sant Jaume in the centre of the emblematic Gothic quarter of Barcelona and very near to El Born. Its privileged location means that guests are only a walk away from the city's most charismatic areas.

Our hotel's minimalist design creates an interesting contrast with the nearby buildings. You can also see every aspect of Barcelona thanks to the panoramic views from the swimming pool on the terrace.

Single Use: 143,00 €
Double Use: 159,50 €
10% VAT and breakfast included

Catalonia Roma ***

This fantastic hotel is located a few minutes from the Sants railway station and very close to the exhibition centre.

It has a pleasant restaurant and 2 function rooms for all kinds of meetings and events. The hotel is also well connected with the city's different areas and guests can enjoy all the commercial and cultural options on offer in Barcelona.

Single Use: 99,00 €
Double Use: 132,00 €
10% VAT and breakfast included

NH Forum ***

The elegant NH Forum is situated in the bustling financial center of Barcelona, very close to local shopping, dining and nightlife. The hotel is ideally situated in Les Corts neighborhood, in the heart of the city's commercial district, within walking distance of the whole movement of the Avenida Diagonal.

Relax in a cozy and comfortable home away from home including luxury bedding, mini bar and wireless Internet (WiFi). The daily breakfast buffet offers a wide selection of delicious dishes.

Single Use: 77,00 €
Double Use: 93,50 €
10% VAT and breakfast included

NH Les Corts ***

The NH Les Corts in Barcelona is located in the heart of Diagonal, the main shopping district of the city, near the Convention Centre and with easy access to the fairgrounds. Located minutes walk from L'Illa Diagonal, the most popular mall in the city, and the El Corte Ingles, the NH Les Corts is surrounded by a tempting variety of local entertainment, food and beverages.

The NH Les Corts has a modern and functional decoration that offers a remarkably relaxing.

Single Use: 85,30 €
Double Use: 102,30 €
10% VAT and breakfast included

NH Master ***

Ideally located, the NH Master hotel in Barcelona is a pleasant 15 minute walk from bustling city center, or just two stops away by metro.

The Sants main line station and Barcelona's renowned Fira exhibition center are also just 15 minutes away while Plaça Catalunya with its tempting shops and inviting restaurants and bars can be reached on foot in 20 minutes. The NH Master hotel is also perfectllocated for access by car or publictransport,with two nearby metro lines as well as several bus routes.

Single Use: 85,30 €
Double Use: 102,30 €
10% VAT and breakfast included

NH Numancia ***

The NH Numancia is an elegant and modern hotel ideally located in the financial heart of the city, near the commercial center of downtown and the Barcelona Sants station. Walk 10 minutes north and you reach the Avenida Diagonal, one of the main shopping streets of Barcelona.

The NH Numancia bedrooms are elegantly decorated with dark wood furniture, modern fabrics and natural colors, offering you everything you need to make your visit a pleasant one. Next to the lobby, the business center with TV room is a comfortable and attractive room decorated in warm tones.

Single Use: 88,00 €
Double Use: 104,50 €
10% VAT and breakfast included

NH Rallye ***

The NH Rallye hotel in Barcelona offers an excellent location in the heart of one of the city’s most popular business and tourist areas, with easy access to major roads and public transportation. Just one block from the FC Barcelona stadium, the hotel is the perfect destination for enjoying an intense match or heading out to go shopping at the fashionable shops on the renowned Avinguda Diagonal avenue.

The NH Rallye hotel is just a 5-minute walk from the USB Dexeus hospital and a 15-minute walk from the Palau de Congresos de Barcelona and Montjuic.

Single Use: 88,00 €
Double Use: 104,50 €
10% VAT and breakfast included

The Barcelona City Tax

Please note a new tax on stays in touristic establishments of Barcelona was approved by the Catalan Government in November 2012.

The Barcelona City Tax
0.75€ for 3*Hotels
1,25€ for 4*Hotels
2,50€ for 5*Hotels

will be paid directly to the hotel upon departure. Rates are per person and night. You will only have to pay for the first 7 nights, as from the eighth night, no fees will be charged. Neither children nor teenagers up to age of 16 will have to pay the tax.

Cancellation policy

All hotel cancellations must be sent to MCI Spain by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For cancellations received before march 25 the full amount paid will be refunded.

After March 25 till April 22 the payment will be refunded less the first night.

After this date, no refund will be possible.

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