20 MAY 2013
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Travelodge strengthens its presence in Spain by opening its biggest property in the country’s second largest city, Barcelona. The new purpose-built 250-room hotel which is situated in the heart of the most innovative district in Barcelona called 22@ – also known as the city’s ‘Silicon Valley’ representing an investment of €30m.
Barcelona Poblenou Travelodge is the company’s fifth hotel in Spain and is also the first of two new Spanish hotel openings for the budget hotelier this year.
The second hotel will be located in the famous Julian Camarilo commercial district in Madrid and is scheduled to open this summer.
These two new properties boost Travelodge's Spanish portfolio to six, comprising of three hotels in Madrid, two in Barcelona and one in Valencia.
With over seven million visitors annually visiting Barcelona, the new Travelodge hotel has got off to a flying start with a high level of bookings. Room rates start from €20. Each room has en-suite facilities, a luxury king size bed, air conditioning / heating, a flat screen TV and internet connection. The hotel also has a Bar Café which offers a 24hr food and drink service and has two meeting rooms and underground car-parking. www.travelodge.co.uk
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