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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't really know the price level in Barcelona, we stayed in a two bed room without bathroom/Toilette. (Shared with the same Etage), paying 55€ per night. it's clean, but with all you can expect. Toilette Seat might move away when you sit on it, bathroom door is heavy and make big noise when you close or open it. Shower...

Thank Rebecca L
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Nice and cheap accomodation in a very good location. The Gothic district is in walking distance, as well as metro and train stations. The Pension's staff is friendly and helpful, and our room was small but enough for backpackers . Shared bathroom was always clean and well equiped . The room was cleaned every day. I definitely recommend for everyone...

Thank elsaharroy
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Hotel was in great location and staff member was very helpful but that's about it. The room was not what it looked like in photos, small and basic. WC was atrocious, health & safety non existent. Walls paper thin, security was lacking altogether. 😔😤😞 On a brighter note did I say the location was amazing !!😎

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I was expecting a shared bathroom, but my room had a sink and shower and so only the toilet was shared. Nice clean room, good location, friendly. When I needed a taxi they were happy to call one although I soon got used to flagging them down. Free wifi. No views in my room, window overlooked a courtyard but it...

1Thank Lesleyaclow
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you are staying in a Pension in Barcelona the idea should be to go out explore the culture, the food and the landmarks, not to stay inside your room. With that in mind, this pension offers more than enough for the value. It has an amazing location: Few minutes from the Marina, steps away from the old neighborhood, close...

1Thank Jakymiu
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 11 June 2016

If you stay here you have to know what you're getting: an clean, cheap room in an awesome, central neighborhood. You're paying for the location (close to just about everything from the beach to Barcelona's main sights/neighborhoods), not the quality of the room. It was clean as was the bathroom (we stayed in the matrimonial suite which just means you...

Thank HollyOnAPlane
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 April 2016

We stayed in Pension Francis for three nights in March. When we arrived at the hostel we were greeted by friendly staff member, however he had very little English. We stayed in a Double room with a private bathroom. The bedroom was very small however it was very clean. The bed was comfortable, but could have done with more pillows!...

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Reviewed 16 February 2016

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Fuerteventura, Spain
Reviewed 27 January 2016

I din't really stayed in the pension. I was suppose to travel via Barcelona and had lay over. I booked one night in this place the day before I travel. Like 1hour later i got mail saying my flight is rescheduled. I needed to change all my flghts and staying for one night in Barcelona was not needed any longer....

Thank MartinZaf
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Goog locacation right in the city center. The area is full of restaurants and shopps and it is within walking distance to the beach. The staff was very helpfull in every moment. I would definitly reccommend this place.

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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few places that live and breathe such exciting energy regardless of the time of day. This neighbourhood seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.
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Address: Calle Rera Palau 4, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Born / La Ribera , Sant Pere - Santa Caterina i la Ribera
Price Range: €57 - €111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Pension Francia 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Rooms on the second floor will probably have problems with WIFI signal.”
Jakymiu, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Look out for bed bugs !!”
SuzanneR664, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The hotel is on the 3rd floor, ask for a room on a lower floor as there is no elevator”
crocifixia, 14 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Get one on the second or third floor”
Swannies_10, 29 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Don't come during the summer months!”
RN1982, 18 Jul 2013 | Read review
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