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Conference Hotel
W Barcelona
Placa de la Rosa dels Vents, 1
08039 Barcelona, Spain
34 932 95 28 00

About the W Barcelona

With unparalleled spectacular views of the cosmopolitan cityscape and mesmerizing Mediterranean from virtually anywhere in the hotel, W Barcelona raises the bar of ultimate style and sophistication in the heart of the action.  A coastal oasis minutes from the world-famous La Barceloneta boardwalk, first-class restaurants of Port Vell, pristine beaches and exciting water sports of Puerto Olimpico and the trendy Old Town and Las Ramblas areas, come into this iconic landmark designed by renowned Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill to find everything you dream of in 26 floors of comtemporary experiences.

Special Discounts for ACTE Global Education Conference Attendees

The W Barcelona is offering the following discounted room rates to ACTE Global Education Conference attendees from Wednesday, 16 October 2013 to checking out on Thursday, 24 October 2013. 
Single Use- Cozy, Wonderful, Mega and Fabulous Rooms:  €239 EUR per night
Double Use- Cozy, Wonderful, Mega and Fabulous Rooms:  €259 EUR per night

Access to the Daily Health Club, Wet Deck Pool, and breakfast are included in the room rate.
All room pricing is exclusive of applicable national and local taxes and hotel-specific fees. Starwood Preferred Guest points can be earned for staying in the hotel.

Reservation Instructions

Things to Know

Cut-Off Date: The Cut-off date has passed. Any reservations made after the cut-off date shall be at the hotel's current available rate.
Cancellation Policy: Delegates may cancel their reservation until 6 September 2013 without penalties.  Any individual cancellation between 7 September 2013 until 1 October 2013 will be charged a 1 (one) night cancellation fee on the attendee's credit card.  Any individual cancellation on or after 2 October 2013 will be non-refundable and attendee's credit card will be charged a cancellation fee of the full stay.

Check In/Out Times: Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 12:00. Early check-ins and late check-outs are subjected to availability and approval by the front desk. Early check-ins will be guaranteed only if the rooms will be pre-registered and their full price is charged. There will be a charge of 50% on the room's agreed cost for late check-outs.

Hotel Parking

The W Barcelona offers a 24-hour on-site valet service, WHEELS, for €26.40 a day in a covered garage.

Travel Information

Airport Transportation: From Barcelona El Prat International Airport (BCN):
The hotel is approximately 18km away (30 minutes) and the cost for a one-way taxi ride is approximately €30 EUR. 
  From Barcelona Girona Airport (GRO): The hotel is approximately 103km away (70 minutes) and the cost is approximately €21 EUR for a one-way Barcelona Bus ticket.  A one-way taxi ride is approximately €120.
Barcelona Sants Station, the city's largest railway station, is approximately a €12 to €18 taxi ride to the hotel.                                                                        
Please visit the hotel's website for detailed driving directions.

Special Offers

Unique offer for attendees of the ACTE Barcelona Global Education Conference! Valid between 18th Oct and 24th October 2013 only for domestic trips terminating in Barcelona.

• 50% off high-speed long-distance train journeys
• 50% off high-speed short-distance train journeys

Purchase of tickets will need to be validated in the period 18-24th Oct 2013 through submission of a special certificate at official RENFE points of sale, incl. ticket offices, railway stations and travel agencies. A copy of a validation certificate can be downloaded here Train Journey Form. With compliments from RENFE!

Barcelona Information

For more information about Barcelona, please visit the Barcelona Info website.


Barcelona temperatures in October average between a high of 78 degrees Fahrenheit (approximately 26 degrees Celsius) and a low of 66 degrees Fahrenheit (approximately 19 degrees Celsius), with an average monthly rainfall of 3.3 inches.


The attire for the conference is business casual. Slacks, button-down collared shirts, sweaters, blazers, blouses, and comfortable shoes are all appropriate. Suits and ties are not required. A jacket or light sweater is suggested for those that get chilly in the meeting rooms.