EC-TEL 2010

Fifth European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning

Sustaining TEL: From Innovation to Learning and Practice

Barcelona (Spain), 28 September-1 October 2010

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Local Organisation

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Hotel Catalonia Barcelona Plaza ****
Plaza España, 6-8.
08014 Barcelona, Spain

EC-TEL 2010 visitors can get special rates by mentioning "EC-TEL 2010" when booking directly with the hotel. Please contact the hotel for more information:

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Direct Fax number : 0034934267659
Telephone : 0034934262600


The hotel is situated in an emblematic building on Plaza España. Its most outstanding feature is the clock on the facade, which is part of the glass window of the Reloj (clock) suite. The hotel's location offers wonderful views of Plaza de España, the Fountains and the Palace of Montjuïc. It is also only a few metres away from the Fira de Barcelona facilities.

The hotel has been designed to provide maximum comfort. Guests are received with a large reception area and a spacious hall. The common areas have been elegantly decorated. Furthermore, the rooms have been designed to offer maximum comfort. The suites have been fully refurbished and all offer beautiful views. Special mention must be made of the Reloj suite, a unique room with two floors, where the clock on the facade of the building is part of the room's decoration.

The hotel also offers an outdoor swimming pool located on the upper terrace, which offers incredible panoramic views of the city. In addition, to keep fit there is a gymnasium. There are an interesting restaurant, cafeteria and piano bar, spaces that have been designed to offer good service throughout the day. The gardened marquee is situated in the hotel's central courtyard and is ideal for dinner parties and cocktails.

The hotel offers everything needed to guarantee the success of all the business meetings and corporate events you hold on our premises: meeting rooms that are fully equipped, the business area and our parking facilities.


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How to get there

This hotel is situated on Plaza España, next to the Fira de Barcelona facilities and Montjuïc. Guests can enjoy excellent connections with every means of public transport. It has its own parking facilities and offers ideal accommodation for business trips or short breaks.

  • AEROBUS Airport bus stop is next to the hotel:
    There are two AEROBUS, one which stops at terminal T1 and other one which stops at T2.
    The AEROBUS A1 stops in T1 and AEROBUS A2 stops in T2.

    Tickets are sold in the bus or in the airport machines. It is a direct bus from the airport to Pl. Espanya, so it's only one stop.

    Frequency: every 10 minutes, from 5:30 to 00:30
  • Underground Line 1: Plaça Espanya station (calle de la Creu Coberta exit)
  • Underground Line 3: Parada de Plaça Espanya (salida calle de la Creu Coberta)
  • Bus stop for buses numbers 27 / 30 / 23 / 9 / 37 / 79 / 91 / 109 / 45 / 65 / 165
    Regular bus from the airport to the hotel is line L46 - get off at the last stop.
    L46 bus stops:

See further at Public Transport official web page of Barcelona.


  • Double room: 110,00 €
  • Double room for single use: 100,00 €
  • Breakfast: INCLUDED


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EC-TEL 2010

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