Location


Hotel SB Plaza Europa is located in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, less than 10 minutes from Barcelona, next to Plaça d’Europa and in a dynamic area which is in constant renovation. It is also close to Fira Gran Via, one of Europe’s most important trade fair institutions; the Barcelona City of Justice, Gran Via 2 shopping centre and the Zona Franca business area. Thanks to its excellent transport connections with the whole city of Barcelona and the airport, moving around in public transport or by private vehicle is practical and easy.

Location

Leisure, culture, history and gastronomy, all of them very close to Hotel SB Plaza Europa. Barcelona, one of the European cities with the most history, full of culture and life.

  • GPS Coordinates
  • Lat.: 41.359409 – 41° 21’33.8718” N
  • Lon.: 2.132344 – 2° 7’56.4378” E

Carrer de les Ciències, 11-13, 08908 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona

How to get here

By metro

L9S (Europa | Fira). Just 900 yds. from the hotel. 10-minute walk.

By car

200 yds. from Gran Vía and 300 yds. from Ronda Litoral. Both are connected with the city centre.

By train

FGC (Ildefons Cerdà). Just 350 yds. from the hotel. 5-minute walk.

By plane

Barcelona-El Prat Airport located at 5 miles from the hotel. Reachable by subway, bus or taxi.

How to get here

What to see and do

Qué ver en Barcelona

The Top 5 essential visits in Barcelona

1.Passeig de Gràcia. One of the main avenues in the city, famous for being home to emblematic buildings, cultural landmarks and the most luxurious boutiques in the city.

2. Sagrada Familia. The famous basilica by Gaudí, still under construction.

3. Las Ramblas. A walk along Barcelona’s most famous boulevard, home to the Boqueria Market.

4. Park Güell. Another Gaudí masterpiece. A small retreat with stunning views of the city.

5. Plaça de Catalunya. The city’s main meeting point and the link between the different districts in the city. Without doubt, a historical and iconic square.

Qué hacer en Barcelona

Culture

Visit Plaça Espanya, a square where different main streets and avenues in the city come together and where you can also find Las Arenas, a shopping centre built in an old bullring.

Walk up Avinguda Maria Cristina and discover Montjuïc: The Magic Fountains, the Museum of National Art of Catalonia (MNAC), the Mies Van der Rohe Foundation, CaixaForum, the Joan Miró Foundation, Poble Espanyol and the Olympic Stadium among others. Montjuïc is also home to some beautiful gardens on the mountain and viewpoints that offer stunning views of the city of Barcelona.

Depending on the time of your visit, you can enjoy different traditional local festivals such as Sant Jordi, Sant Joan, the Gràcia Festival, La Mercè and Santa Llúcia. Check out the city’s activities calendar for more information.

If you love theatre, you are in luck. Barcelona has a huge theatre scene and venues which are worth visiting, such as Gran Teatre del Liceu for Opera, Teatre Nacional de Catalunya (TNC) for classic plays and Teatre Lliure for avant-garde performances. Other important theatres are Condal, Poliorama, Romea and Victoria among others.

Barcelona Turismo

Modernism

Modernism is an artistic movement which developed in Barcelona during the late Nineteenth century and beginning of the Twentieth. It influenced many architects, such as Antoni Gaudí, Lluís Domènech i Montaner and Josep Puig i Cadafalch among others and it resulted in architectonic masterpieces such as Sagrada Familia, Casa Batlló, La Pedrera, Hospital de Sant Pau, Palau de la Música Catalana, Palau Macaya and Casa Ametller among others.

The Modernist Route is one of the city’s main attractions, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Enjoy an itinerary around the Catalan capital while you discover all of its Modernist landmarks, a route worth discovering.

Compras en Barcelona

Shopping

Another of Barcelona’s main attractions is its great shopping offer, with a wide range of shops of different styles.

On streets like Portaferrissa, Portal de l’Àngel and Plaça Catalunya you can find different areas that gather all kinds shops, from small ones to large department stores.

On Passeig de Gràcia you can find exclusive boutiques from the world’s most luxurious brands. If you prefer shopping centres, you have many options in the city, such as L’Illa, La Maquinista, Les Glòries and Diagonal Mar.

Feel the tradition on street markets such as Els Encants, on Plaça de les Glòries; and Sant Antoni, among others.

Eventos en Barcelona

Music

For many years, Barcelona has become a European reference for the best music, not just for performances of all kinds of genres but also for the historic venues where they are played, from Palau de la Música Catalana to L’Auditori, Gran Teatre del Liceu and even the legendary venue Sala Apolo. All of these venues are completely different from one another but they all have an extremely important background.

Check the concert and world tour calendar of your favourite artists or bands and they may coincide with your stay in Barcelona! The city’s concert venues host shows all year long.

The music festivals in the Catalan capital welcome hundreds of famous artists every year. These events gather visitors from around the world and some of the most famous include Primavera Sound, Sónar, Festival Grec, Cruïlla Barcelona… Fira Gran Via , one of Europe’s most important trade fair institutions; the Barcelona City of Justice, Gran Via 2 shopping centre and the Zona Franca business area. Thanks to its excellent transport connections with the whole city of Barcelona and the airport, moving around in public transport or by private vehicle is practical and easy.

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Your congress 5 minutes

Fira Gran Via de Barcelona is the largest convention and congress center in Barcelona, and one of the most important in Europe. Every year, more than 120 salons, congresses and various events are organized and hosted, bringing together more than 30,000 companies and receiving visitors from 200 countries.

Some of the main salons and congresses that are held are: The Mobile World Congress, IBTM World, ESC Congress, EAU Congress, ITMA and others. Events of a social, cultural and corporate are held, especially in the field of health and technology, as well as meetings of the most important multinationals in the world.

In addition, it has delegations with representation in 20 countries and works to develop new opportunities in the foreign business, promoting the participation of exhibitors of salons in competitions in other countries.

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What to see and do

The Top 5 essential visits in Barcelona

1.Passeig de Gràcia. One of the main avenues in the city, famous for being home to emblematic buildings, cultural landmarks and the most luxurious boutiques in the city.

2. Sagrada Familia. The famous basilica by Gaudí, still under construction.

3. Las Ramblas. A walk along Barcelona’s most famous boulevard, home to the Boqueria Market.

4. Park Güell. Another Gaudí masterpiece. A small retreat with stunning views of the city.

5. Plaça de Catalunya. The city’s main meeting point and the link between the different districts in the city. Without doubt, a historical and iconic square.

Qué ver en Barcelona

Culture

Visit Plaça Espanya, a square where different main streets and avenues in the city come together and where you can also find Las Arenas, a shopping centre built in an old bullring.

Walk up Avinguda Maria Cristina and discover Montjuïc: The Magic Fountains, the Museum of National Art of Catalonia (MNAC), the Mies Van der Rohe Foundation, CaixaForum, the Joan Miró Foundation, Poble Espanyol and the Olympic Stadium among others. Montjuïc is also home to some beautiful gardens on the mountain and viewpoints that offer stunning views of the city of Barcelona.

Depending on the time of your visit, you can enjoy different traditional local festivals such as Sant Jordi, Sant Joan, the Gràcia Festival, La Mercè and Santa Llúcia. Check out the city’s activities calendar for more information.

If you love theatre, you are in luck. Barcelona has a huge theatre scene and venues which are worth visiting, such as Gran Teatre del Liceu for Opera, Teatre Nacional de Catalunya (TNC) for classic plays and Teatre Lliure for avant-garde performances. Other important theatres are Condal, Poliorama, Romea and Victoria among others.

Qué hacer en Barcelona

Modernism

Modernism is an artistic movement which developed in Barcelona during the late Nineteenth century and beginning of the Twentieth. It influenced many architects, such as Antoni Gaudí, Lluís Domènech i Montaner and Josep Puig i Cadafalch among others and it resulted in architectonic masterpieces such as Sagrada Familia, Casa Batlló, La Pedrera, Hospital de Sant Pau, Palau de la Música Catalana, Palau Macaya and Casa Ametller among others.

The Modernist Route is one of the city’s main attractions, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Enjoy an itinerary around the Catalan capital while you discover all of its Modernist landmarks, a route worth discovering.

Barcelona Turismo

Shopping

Another of Barcelona’s main attractions is its great shopping offer, with a wide range of shops of different styles.

On streets like Portaferrissa, Portal de l’Àngel and Plaça Catalunya you can find different areas that gather all kinds shops, from small ones to large department stores.

On Passeig de Gràcia you can find exclusive boutiques from the world’s most luxurious brands. If you prefer shopping centres, you have many options in the city, such as L’Illa, La Maquinista, Les Glòries and Diagonal Mar.

Feel the tradition on street markets such as Els Encants, on Plaça de les Glòries; and Sant Antoni, among others.

Compras en Barcelona

Music

For many years, Barcelona has become a European reference for the best music, not just for performances of all kinds of genres but also for the historic venues where they are played, from Palau de la Música Catalana to L’Auditori, Gran Teatre del Liceu and even the legendary venue Sala Apolo. All of these venues are completely different from one another but they all have an extremely important background.

Check the concert and world tour calendar of your favourite artists or bands and they may coincide with your stay in Barcelona! The city’s concert venues host shows all year long.

The music festivals in the Catalan capital welcome hundreds of famous artists every year. These events gather visitors from around the world and some of the most famous include Primavera Sound, Sónar, Festival Grec, Cruïlla Barcelona… Fira Gran Via , one of Europe’s most important trade fair institutions; the Barcelona City of Justice, Gran Via 2 shopping centre and the Zona Franca business area. Thanks to its excellent transport connections with the whole city of Barcelona and the airport, moving around in public transport or by private vehicle is practical and easy.

Eventos en Barcelona

Your congress 5 minutes

Fira Gran Via de Barcelona is the largest convention and congress center in Barcelona, and one of the most important in Europe. Every year, more than 120 salons, congresses and various events are organized and hosted, bringing together more than 30,000 companies and receiving visitors from 200 countries.

Some of the main salons and congresses that are held are: The Mobile World Congress, IBTM World, ESC Congress, EAU Congress, ITMA and others. Events of a social, cultural and corporate are held, especially in the field of health and technology, as well as meetings of the most important multinationals in the world.

In addition, it has delegations with representation in 20 countries and works to develop new opportunities in the foreign business, promoting the participation of exhibitors of salons in competitions in other countries.

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More information