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Laietana street, Barcelona (Via Laietana)

Street Laietana, may be known as Laietana (Laietana Via) is a broad street located in the Old town of Barcelona between the Gothic quarter and sub-area of Sant Pere, Santa Caterina and La Ribera, from the promenade and the sea facing the area of Barceloneta, also being a part of Barcelona's Old town and famous for its beaches.

Via Laietana - one of the main thoroughfares not only the Old city but of the whole of Barcelona.

Called "Laietana" street was in honor of Limanov (Laietanii) - Iberian people who inhabited the region around Barcelona, Maresme, Valles and bays Llobregat.

The construction of the street was designed in 1879 and started in 1907, with the intent of connecting the Eixample district (Eixample) with Barcelona's seafront. For the construction of the street was demolished a number of houses, some of which belonged to the Medieval times. The construction of the Avenue was completed in 1930-ies.

The architecture of the street reflects the aesthetic ideals of the period and the various political regimes. The style of some of the buildings has no other referent in Barcelona and much more similar with a common architecture inherent in Madrid.

Street Laietana known primarily buildings of art Nouveau, Catalan features, art Deco and Neoclassicism.

In some buildings down the street Laietana located in various institutions, offices, headquarters of some banks, while others transformed into hotels. From the hotels:

5-star Grand Hotel Central's rooftop pool, fitness center, massage, restaurant, tour Desk, and free high-speed Wi-Fi. In some room rates include Breakfast.

5-star boutique hotel Ohla Barcelona with a rooftop pool and a relaxing terrace, free Wi-Fi, a restaurant and a fitness centre. Room rates include Breakfast. The rooms have panoramic Windows, and the bathrooms feature bathrobes and Slippers.

The 4-star H10 Cubik features a seasonal outdoor pool, a terrace, a bar, a fitness centre and free Wi-Fi. In some room rates include Breakfast.

The 4-star boutique hotel H10 Montcada Boutique with a rooftop terrace, bars, a Spa bath, free Wi-Fi, a Minibar and a free safe in each room. In some room rates include Breakfast buffet.

The 4-star Confortel Almirante features a fitness centre and free Wi-Fi. Some rates include English Breakfast.

The 4-star Coloniallocated in a colonial stone building with a clock tower and close to the beaches of Barceloneta. Rooms come with a Minibar. In some room rates include Breakfast.

The 3-star HCC Montblanc features a seasonal terrace and a garden and an outdoor pool, restaurant, free Wi-Fi and Minibar in the rooms. In some room rates include Breakfast.

2-star boutique hostel (guest house) Moods Catedralrooms include a private bathroom, Hairdryer and air conditioning. Some rooms have a balcony with views of the Cathedral of Barcelona.

All accommodation facilities in the historical centre of Barcelona (hotels, apartments, guest houses, hostels, etc.) can view and book here


Metro lines L4 and L1.

Buses: 19, 47, 52, 120, N8, N28, V15, V17, BCTE.

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