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Where the wild things are

The hotel is located in front of Ciutadella Park, in the Born quarter, considered the coolest area of ​​the city. The neighbourhood has a very extensive cultural offer: the Picasso Museum, the church of Santa Maria del Mar, Ciutadella Park itself, Francia station, Santa Caterina Market, the Barcelona Zoo and the old Born Market.

Ciutadella Park is one of the most famous parks in Barcelona. ​Full of life, activities, festivals, and concerts where the locals go to walk, have fun, and relax.

Near Ciutadella park in the Born neighbourhood you can enjoy innovative and lively restaurants and cafes that will offer you unique gastronomic and leisure experiences both day and night.

The Born neighbourhood is also known for its shops and boutiques of promising young designers, where you can take a walk through the fashion collections and the latest trends in the city of Barcelona.

Hotel chic&basic Zoo is perfectly located and connected. A quick walk let’s you enjoy points of interest such as Barceloneta beach, the port (Port Vell), Plaza Catalunya square, Las Ramblas street, the Barcelona Cathedral and the Gothic quarter – all just a few minutes away from your hotel.


Calle Princesa 50
08003 Barcelona

Passeig Picasso 22


How to get there

Jaume I (L4) / Arc de Triomf (L1)

Take the 'aerobus' to Plaza Catalunya square
From there, take metro line L1 to Arc de Triomf station.

Take a train to Sants station and then change trains to get to 'Estación de Francia' station.