Lodge Overview: Primero Primera Lodge, Tres Torres, Barcelona, Spain

Primero Primera, located in Tres Torres, a tranquil residential neighbourhood, is a homely, spacious but cosy, gem of a lodge. Providing 30 sizeable rooms, company can get pleasure from a cushty sanctuary away from the intense lights and bustle of the town centre, which however stays inside straightforward attain.

Lovingly mismatched leather-based furnishings  c Primera Primero

The decor is straightforward, elegant and comforting with a warming hearth. Classic images, lovingly mismatched leather-based furnishings and towering bookcases spilling over with magazines and well-thumbed tomes all contribute to the texture of a captivating non-public members membership.  

There’s additionally an eye catching spiral staircase which provides to the allure of this lodge.

Who for

I’m advised by the supervisor that Primero Primera is favoured by businessmen and ladies searching for a serene haven wherein to work, relaxation and play. 

Nonetheless, in actuality, anybody wanting to remain in a quieter space of Barcelona, benefit from the peace afforded by a spacious, tastefully-decorated room and emerge to hang around in trendy, buzzy communal areas may do lots worse than reserving a weekend in Primero Primera.

Lodging

Solely having 30 rooms permits Primero Primera to make sure every one has its personal particular person character. We stayed in a “superior room”, one up from the usual “double”, (which afforded us the very welcome addition of a frankly pretty balcony).

Superior bed room with a pleasant balcony c. Primero Primera

A blissfully snug mattress, an excellent walk-in energy bathe and a separate bathtub, along with the homey couch all contributed to a restful sojourn.

All rooms have TVs, espresso making amenities and a docking station as commonplace.  

Services

The entrance desk is open 24/7. Workers are pleasant and well-informed in the event you’re trying to get a little bit of native know-how.

Backyard and pool c Primero Primera

There’s a small health club, a backyard with an outside pool surrounded by lush foliage, a restaurant, a comfortable lounge with an honesty bar and a cupboard stocked with free snacks and comfortable drinks. All of which implies the much less intrepid holidaymaker could discover themselves lounging within the lodge’s engaging surrounds for longer than they anticipated – don’t fear, La Sagrada Familia will nonetheless be there tomorrow.

Food and drinks

The restaurant presents a reassuringly relaxed ambiance, floral partitions peppered with classic Formulation 1 images (we don’t know why, but it surely works) and a bookcase stocked with, amongst different curiosities, dozens and dozens of copies of the Nationwide Geographic from the 1980s.

The eclectic menu is worldwide however with an unmistakably Iberian flavour. Attempt the actually particular cream of pumpkin soup and the succulent meatballs. Wash all of it down with a Mojito.

Breakfast

The buffet breakfast shares the standard continental fare (I appreciated the leftfield providing of a white sausage baguette although), – when you’re in Barcelona, (and in the event you like your espresso sturdy) chances are you’ll need to enterprise out to pattern the rising brunch scene within the metropolis.

Is Wi-Fi out there?

Sure, all through.

How a lot

Rooms begin from round £133 per evening together with breakfast.
TIP: We’d advocate the comparatively low cost improve to the superior room to bag your self a balcony and an quantity of area that borders on the cavernous.

What’s close by

Essentially the most fascinating issues to see and do are undoubtedly within the metropolis centre; there’s not a lot occurring on this largely residential space. It solely takes round 10 to 15 minutes on the metro (or an hour’s stroll makes for a nice stroll, excellent for working up an urge for food), however there’s additionally a few wonderful tapas eating places within the Tres Torres space, really useful by the lodge, together with Chico Bar, an atmospheric area with a wonderfully inventive menu – we cherished it, and never simply because the pleasant, attentive employees supplied us a complimentary espresso on the finish of our meal.

Getting there

Ryanair has a number of flights to Barcelona. Primero Primera is a few half hour’s taxi journey from the airport. Public transport will take at the least an hour.

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