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Olympic Village / Beaches

The Villa Olímpica neighbourhood was born as a result of the Olympic Games held in Barcelona in 1992, as it was here where most of the participating athletes were accommodated.


Located in a former industrial area in Poblenou, known as Icaria, this new construction also gave rise to new beaches, large green areas and public facilities for the city.


Prominent features in the neighbourhood are the two skyscrapers rising above the Olympic Port – the Mapfre tower and the Hotel Arts, standing at 144 metres high. Below them is an enormous golden fish designed by Frank Gehry.


The Olympic Port area offers a wide range of nautical activities and water sports, as well as over 40 bars, restaurants and clubs.


Just beside the port is Nueva Icaria beach, which is 400 metres long. It is considered a quiet beach, frequented by families and groups of friends There is a diverse range of facilities for all ages, including a playground, a ping-pong table, volleyball courts, drinking fountains, toilets, showers, bins, kiosks selling drinks and ice cream, sun loungers for hire, lifeguard stations and first-aid points, parking for cars and bicycles and an area adapted for people with reduced mobility, among others..

Address: The coastline from Barceloneta to the Forum Area.

Buses: 14, 36, 41, 71, 92, 100

Metro: Ciutadella - Vila Olímpica (L4), Barceloneta (L4)

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Places of interest near HCC Hotels


    Our hotels are situated in the city centre of Barcelona, strategically located in emblematic buildings from the city, close to the historical monuments from Barcelona and to the main cultural and shopping areas. If you stay in HCC St Moritz hotel you will find just a step away Passeig de Gracia; if you want to visit La Pedrera HCC Regente hotel is close to the building; HCC Montblanc hotel is located just in front the Palau de la Música and a few minutes from Picasso Museum, if you come to Barcelona to attend a fair or to see a concert HCC Lugano hotel is located near the Barcelona Trade Fair and to The Olimpic Ring, from HCC Taber hotel you will last 5 minutes walking to Plaza Catalunya, the best option close to the Sants station is HCC Open hotel; if you want to visit the Camp Nou or the F.C. Barcelona museum stay in HCC Covadonga hotel in Diagonal Avenue.

    If you prefer to know other singular places from Catalunya come to the HCC Ciutat de Berga hotel situated in the heart of the city in the middle of the Pre-Pyrenees and HCC Montsia hotel is perfect to enjoy the Ebro Delta.


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