The Hospital of Santa Creu i Sant Pau is the oldest hospital in Spain. Its first headquarters was built six centuries ago and the second, the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site (now open to the public for its architectural value), at the beginning of the 20th century. The current headquarters began to be built in the year 2000 to adapt it to the new times. This hospital offers healthcare to more than 400,000 inhabitants of Barcelona, ​​although its area of ​​influence extends throughout Catalonia and the rest of Spain. It is a competitive hospital and a benchmark as a center of specialized tertiary care and high complexity in the national and international levels.

The areas of action of the Hospital of Santa Creu i Sant Pau

Care area

As a reference hospital in its area, each year it treats more than 35,000 admitted patients and more than 155,000 emergencies. It has 548 beds and 22 operating rooms.

Teaching area

It constitutes the Teaching Unit of the Faculty of Medicine of the Autonomous University of Barcelona and the University School of Nursing, and participates in specialized health training programs, ongoing training, etc.

Research area

In the research area, it is one of the most important hospitals in Spain. It can be verified by the number of published works and their impact, the number and quality of the subsidized projects, and the scholarships obtained.

Hospital entrance

The Hospital of Santa Creu i Sant Pau has a main entrance and another one for emergencies.

  • Main entrance: Sant Quintí street, 89. Open Monday to Sunday from 6:30 am to 10:00 pm. From 10:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. it is accessed through the emergency entrance.
  • Access for emergencies: Sant Quintí street, 87. Open 24 hours.


The entrance to the emergency waiting room is at Sant Quintí Street, 87, and the entrance for ambulances and vehicles approximately 20 meters from the Emergency entrance. Arriving by car on Sant Quintí street, first you will find access for vehicles.

Parking near the Hospital of Santa Creu i Sant Pau

Around the Hospital of Santa Creu and Sant Pau there are several car parks. The closest one to the entrance of calle Sant Quintí, 87 is the Car Park BSM Avinguda Gaudí. If your stay is going to be long and you need to find cheaper options, even if it is not in the same area, use the parking search engine:

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Where is it?

Horta - Guinardó
Zip code
Carrer de Sant Quintí 89
+34 93 291 90 00

How to get there

Metro: L4 Guinardó | Hospital de Sant Pau L5 Sant Pau | Dos de Maig
Bus: 117, 191, 192, V23 (day buses) y N0 (night bus)