This long-established hotel opposite Estaci de Francia is close to Passeig del Born, one of the city's most lively nightlife zones. It has been meticulously refurbished to offer a tranquil atmosphere enhanced by the decor: warm shades of pastel yellow in all the bedrooms, for example. The bar-restaurant is a kitsch gem of neo-art deco style featuring startling wall-mosaics. The service is cordial and friendly.The sleekly appointed rooms and modernized comforts of this modest but efficient hotel are looking better all the time. 87 rooms.