Location

Hotel SB Glow is located in one of Europe’s most cosmopolitan and popular cities, Barcelona, next to Plaça de les Glòries and in the heart of the 22@ technological district, by the traditional Poblenou area and a 20-minute walk from the beach. You will have all of the city’s options at your fingertips thanks to the excellent transport connections. Whether you are coming for business or pleasure, we offer the ideal location to enjoy the city. Plaça de les Glòries and in the heart of the 22@ technological district, by the traditional Poblenou area and a 20-minute walk from the beach. You will have all of the city’s options at your fingertips thanks to the excellent transport connections. Whether you are coming for business or pleasure, we offer the ideal location to enjoy the city.

Leisure, culture, gastronomy and beaches. Everything close to SB Glow.

Go for a walk and discover Els Encants Vells flea market, the Disseny HUB building, home to the Museum of Design; and the Agbar Tower. Depending on the way you go, you can walk to the Poblenou district or the city centre, but remember to enjoy the beach and the sea, which are just a few minutes away from the hotel. You will have all the culture and leisure options a short walk away. You can also discover the city by bicycle, so why not rent one at the hotel reception and see Barcelona from a different perspective?

  • GPS Coordinates
  • Lat.: 41.401913 – 41°24’06.9″N
  • Lon.: 2.191293 – 2°11’28.7″E

Carrer Badajoz 148-154, 08018 Barcelona, Spain

How to get here

By car

Just 1.6 miles from the city centre

By metro

Metro L1 Glòries – Just 300 yds. from the hotel (5-minute walk)

By train

Clot station – just 800 yds. from the hotel

By plane

Barcelona Airport is 11 miles from the hotel – access by Metro or taxi

How to get here

What to see and do

Hotel en Plaza Glorias

The Top 5 essential visits in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the European cities with the most history, culture and lively lifestyle. Whether you have a lot of time or not, you cannot miss out on these 5 Barcelona landmarks:

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

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.

What to do in 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 Tourism

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.

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Beaches

Sand and the sea less than 10 minutes away, with the Nova Icària Beach within walking distance from the hotel. Use the excellent public transport to discover the rest of the beaches in the city of Barcelona.

Thanks to the proximity of the hotel with the L4 metro line, all beaches are easy to get to. Discover Barcelona’s beaches from end to end, from Port del Fòrum to Barceloneta, and also the wonderful beaches and coves in the surrounding area, from Costa Brava (Girona) to Costa Daurada (Tarragona), both approximately one hour away approximately.

More information
What to see in 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…

What to see and do

The Top 5 essential visits in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the European cities with the most history, culture and lively lifestyle. Whether you have a lot of time or not, you cannot miss out on these 5 Barcelona landmarks:

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

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.

Hotel en Plaza Glorias

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.

What to do in 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.

Barcelona Tourism

Beaches

Sand and the sea less than 10 minutes away, with the Nova Icària Beach within walking distance from the hotel. Use the excellent public transport to discover the rest of the beaches in the city of Barcelona.

Thanks to the proximity of the hotel with the L4 metro line, all beaches are easy to get to. Discover Barcelona’s beaches from end to end, from Port del Fòrum to Barceloneta, and also the wonderful beaches and coves in the surrounding area, from Costa Brava (Girona) to Costa Daurada (Tarragona), both approximately one hour away approximately.

More information
playas2

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…

What to see in Barcelona