Hotel


Official Supplier

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Once again, we are proud to appoint b network as the official accommodation agency for Mobile World Congress 2018. In partnership with the Barcelona Hotel Association, b network has secured a range of great accommodation solutions at every price point and is ready to assist with accommodation bookings at more than 400 properties from Apartments to 5* luxury in the Barcelona area and on its outskirts.

Click here to reserve your accommodation now! Book early for the best deals!

Rates and booking conditions for 2018

b network has negotiated with the majority of the city’s hotels to provide the best possible rates and booking conditions for MWC attendees. b network’s rates are usually between 25% and 50% below direct market rates (depending on the type of room). Booking conditions applied are also more flexible than the direct market. Visit their site to see great options now. 

Extend Your Stay

b network has negotiated discounted rates for pre & post event stays! Pre-event rates are applicable until Saturday 24 February 2018 (included) and Post event rates from Friday 2 March 2018 onwards and in some cases from Thursday 1 February 2018. Ask b network for more information. 


b network

Tel: +34 935500350 
Fax: + 34 934141786
Web:  www.mobileworldcongress.b-network.com

Avoid Hotel Fraud

Unfortunately, several MWC exhibitors and attendees each year fall prey to accommodation offers from fraudulent companies. These hotel providers present themselves under names such as Allen & Stratton Events, Euro-Events, International Trade Show Council (ITC), Premier Destinations, Star Eventz and Universal Shows. This is not an exhaustive list – these outfits change names each year in the hopes of being trusted.


How Does Hotel Fraud Work?

Fraudulent companies repeatedly email our show participants with room offers for the week of MWC. Their website and/or emails mention Mobile World Congress, and even include our logo in the hopes of looking like an official or legitimate provider.

These groups promote attractive deals with local accommodation providers, but once payment has been received, the company disappears and can no longer be contacted by phone or email. Once the attendee contacts the hotel directly about their room, they realise the hotel has no record of them or their stay. Not only is their money gone, they must then scramble to find last-minute accommodation, which is rarely convenient to the venue.

This practice takes money directly from our customers and negatively impacts their MWC experience. We do everything we can to stop these companies preying on our attendees, and we don’t want this to happen to you.

How to Avoid Fraud

  • Book through our Official Accommodation Partner, b network. For more than 10 years, b network has been working with Mobile World Congress and local properties to deliver consistently good hotels to our participants.
  • Do not only rely on the presence of the Mobile World Congress name and logo on accommodation providers’ websites, as our name and logo are being used unlawfully. The only accommodation company recommended by the GSMA and authorised to use our name and logo is b network.
  • If using another supplier, thoroughly investigate all documentation regarding the company making the offer. Check carefully online to make sure they’re a reputable supplier with a history of satisfied, actual customers before sending any funds.
  • Use credit cards to guarantee your rooms, rather than wire transfers. If your supplier turns out to be fraudulent, credit cards typically offer some form of consumer protection, where wire transfers do not.

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Ambassadors Programme

For MWC18 we are placing specially trained Ambassadors in 40 hotels across Barcelona during MWC event days to provide attendees with assistance as well as a plethora of information surrounding the event. These ambassadors can answer transport and MWC specific questions about event programmes, but can also give you information about services around each hotel and Barcelona sights. 

Below you will find the full list of hotels where the Ambassadors will be present at MWC18: 

  • AC Hotel Barcelona Forum
  • Alexandra Barcelona a Doubletree by Hilton
  • Arts Barcelona
  • Barcelona Princess
  • Catalonia Barcelona Plaza
  • Catalonia Ramblas
  • Claris
  • Condes de Barcelona
  • Crowne Plaza Barcelona-Fira Center
  • El Palace
  • Eurostars Grand Marina Hotel
  • Expo Hotel Barcelona
  • Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos I
  • Fira Congress
  • Gran Hotel Princesa Sofia
  • Gran Hotel Torre Catalunya
  • Hesperia Tower
  • Hilton Barcelona
  • Hilton Diagonal Mar
  • Hotel 1898
  • Hotel Cotton House
  • Le Meridien Barcelona
  • Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona
  • Mandarin Oriental Barcelona
  • Meliá Barcelona Sarrià
  • NH Calderón
  • NH Collection Constanza
  • Pullman Barcelona Skipper
  • Renaissance Barcelona Fira Hotel
  • Renaissance Barcelona Hotel
  • Santos Porta Fira
  • SB Plaza Europa
  • The Gates Hotel Diagonal
  • Silken Gran Hotel Havana
  • The Level at Meliá Barcelona Sky
  • W Barcelona
  • Novotel Barcelona City
  • Tryp Apolo
  • AC Som by Marriot
  • Hotel Barcelona Center


MWC Ambassadors will be on hand to provide assistance during the following hours: 

  • Sunday 25 February: From 09:00 to 14:00 and from 15:00 to 21:00 and 15:30 to 22:00
  • Monday 26 to Wednesday 28 February 07:00-10:00 and 18:00 to 21:00
  • Thursday 1 March: 07:00-10:00

 

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