At Catalonia Hotels & Resorts we want your business trip to be perfect, which is why we suggest hotels where you can stay near the MWC (Mobile World Congress) or in the center of Barcelona, with excellent connections to Fira Gran Via. [...] Ver más +


The Mobile World Congress 2025 will be held from March 3rd to 6th, 2025 in Barcelona. We recommend that you book your accommodation as far in advance as possible, as the city becomes saturated during the dates of the event. At Catalonia Hotels & Resorts we have a selection of hotels ideal for business trips and close to the venue where the MWC is held.

MWC 2025 Schedule

From March 3rd to 6th, 2025 


Buy here your tickets for the MWC.

Location and Directions to Mobile World Congress

As every year, the Mobile World Congress takes place at:

La Fira de Barcelona, Gran Via
Av. Joan Carles I, 64
08908 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat

There are different ways to access the venue, below we share the most popular ones:


The Fira Barcelona Gran Vía exhibition center is located in a business development area, connected to the main highways and access roads to Barcelona:

AP-7, AP-2, A-2, C-16, C-58, C-31, C-32, C-33

GPS Location - 41.35448, 2.12698


Through Barcelona's public transport network, the venue can be accessed with TMB (Barcelona Metropolitan Transport) lines H12, V1, 46, 65 and 79.

On the other hand, the MWC Direct Bus operates between the MWC Barcelona on Gran Via and Plaza Espanya during the days of the event. The Fira Gran Via stop is located on Ciències street, and the Plaza Espanya stop is on Avinguda de la Reina Maria Cristina, in front of our Catalonia Barcelona Plaza hotel.

Train and Metro

The fairgrounds are very close to different train and metro stops.

By metro you can access through the following TMB lines:

  • L9 Sud, getting off at the “Fira” and “Europa/Fira” stations
  • L10 Sud, getting off at the “Foc” station.

By train, you can get there via the Ferrocarrils Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC), lines L8, S3, S4, S8, R5, R50, R6 and R60 (“Europa/Fira” station).

From the Airport

We recommend the taxi option if traveling directly from the airport. The journey is approximately 15 minutes taking into account normal traffic. In addition, Barcelona Airport has a bus service, called Aerobús, that will leave you at Plaza España in less than half an hour.

Location and Directions to Mobile World Congress

At Catalonia Hotels & Resorts we have 26 hotels in Barcelona where you can stay during the MWC. Below, we share the optimal hotels for conference attendees, either due to their location or their good connection by public transport or car.

Hotel Catalonia Barcelona Plaza

Our Hotel Catalonia Barcelona Plaza is 10 minutes by public transport (L8 train) from the fairgrounds. In addition, it is a 4-minute walk from Fira Montjuïc, where more events are held during MWC, including 4YFN. The hotel is located in an emblematic building in Plaza España, with panoramic views of the Roman towers of Avenida Maria Cristina and Montjuic Mountain. In addition, it has the new Simultáneo space, ideal for working, meeting or enjoying the avant-garde cuisine of its Gastrobar. On the other hand, at the Hotel Catalonia Barcelona Plaza you can also enjoy the Filigrana restaurant, specialized in market cuisine, or the Kurai restaurant, serving Japanese food.

Hotel Catalonia Gran Via BCN

This hotel in Barcelona near the MWC is located 10 minutes from the central Plaza Cataluña and Passeig de Gràcia. If you want to maintain your exercise routine while traveling, you can access the gym for free. Choose bed and breakfast and you can enjoy our complete buffet every morning.

Hotel Catalonia Plaza Catalunya

The magnificent Catalonia Plaza Catalunya hotel has a very central location, a few meters from the famous Plaza Catalunya and Las Ramblas. It is very well connected to the fairgrounds through the metro and Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya. Built in 1899 by one of Gaudí's masters, it is a beautiful modernist style building. Additionally, in this hotel you cannot miss the Gastrobar Contempo, which offers tapas and dishes in a design space.

Hotel Catalonia Ramblas

In the historic center of Barcelona, very well connected to the MWC and a few meters from Plaza Catalunya, is the magnificent Catalonia Ramblas 4-star superior hotel. Located in an emblematic building from the beginning of the 20th century, its privileged location allows you to fully enjoy the city's great cultural and commercial offering. In addition, it has a terrace with a chill out area, a full spa and the Pelai restaurant, which offers Catalan cuisine with a modern touch.

Hotel Catalonia Atenas 

The Catalonia Atenas hotel is located near the Sagrada Familia and is very well connected to the urban center of Barcelona and the Gran Via exhibition centre. It has fully equipped rooms, a terrace with a pool and city views, a gym and private parking. In addition, you can relax in our wellness center with a water circuit, Turkish bath and massage cabins.

Catalonia Passeig de Gràcia

The Catalonia Passeig de Gràcia hotel is located very close to Plaza Catalunya, in the heart of the city, and is excellently connected to the WMC via public transport. Located in a modernist building from 1928, it has an outdoor pool, Gastrobar, gym and fully equipped rooms. In addition, it has its own parking with charging points for electric vehicles. On the other hand, it is very close to the famous Ramblas, the Gòtic neighborhood and Gaudí's modernist houses.

Catalonia Sagrada Familia 

The Catalonia Sagrada Familia hotel is located on one of the most important arteries of Barcelona, Aragó street. It is located near the Sagrada Familia, by the modernist architect Gaudí, and well connected to the Gran Via exhibition center where the MWC is held. The hotel has a fitness room with free access to all clients, an outdoor pool open in the summer season and private parking just 100 meters from the building.

GSMA Ambassadors

Thanks to the prestige of Catalonia Hotels & Resorts, the congress has chosen three of our hotels as GSMA Ambassadors, the Catalonia Barcelona Plaza hotel, the Catalonia Ramblas hotel and the Catalonia Plaza Catalunya hotel, which are located a few meters from Plaza España and Plaza Catalunya, respectively. In addition to the ambassadors service itself, our guests will be able to enjoy nearby transfer points that will take them directly from the hotel to the Fira Gran Via venue in Hospitalet.


Hotels in Barcelona near the Mobile World Congress (MWC)

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Pl. Espanya, 6-8 | 2.4 Km / Centre
With charm With views Chill-out terrace
8.6 / 10 - EXCELLENT
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Bergara, 11 | 0 Km / Centre
Downtown Pool Spa
8.7 / 10 - EXCELLENT
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Pelai, 28 | 0 Km / Centre
Downtown Pool and spa Restaurant
8.9 / 10 - EXCELLENT
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Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 550 | 1 Km / Centre
Design Gym Pool
8.9 / 10 - EXCELLENT
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Av. Meridiana, 151 | 4.5 Km / Centre
With views Own car park Pool and spa
8.4 / 10 - VERY GOOD
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Aragó, 577 - 579 | 3.9 Km / Centre
Quality/Price Pool Terrace
8.5 / 10 - VERY GOOD
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Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 644 | 0.4 Km / Centre
Downtown Elegant Pool
9.2 / 10 - EXCELLENT

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