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Novotel Barcelona City

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Reviewed 15 October 2010

It is easy to get from Barcelona airport to Clot Arago station. It is then only one metro stop back to Glories Metro which is an easy walk from the Novotel. The cheapest way to do this is on a T-10 ticket which will also work for the tram outside the hotel to go to the beach. Our room was... More 

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Reviewed 14 October 2010

Stayed at Novotel Barcelona City having booked it at best price on laterooms.com. Arrived at 12 as advised for 1 night as cruising the next day. The room wasnt ready but they v happily help luggage till later. Although not ideal - the service was good. 15 min walk to sagrida familia and the metro and tram are v close... More 

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Reviewed 13 October 2010

It's been a while since I've stayed at a Novotel. I liked it then and I liked it now. The hotel is very nice and clean, the service excellent, the room perfect. Everything in good working order. The service at the restaurant was a bit slow the only time I dined there, but the breakfast was excellent. The location is... More 

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Reviewed 10 October 2010

We arrived earlier than the check in time but were able to check in fairly quickly. The room was fresh and modern with a great view of the Torre Agbar. Only a 5 minute walk from Glories metro station and a 20 minute walk to the Sagrada Famila / La Ramblas. These were only a 5 minute tube ride otherwise.... More 

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Reviewed 10 October 2010

I have stayed at this hotel recently and they have free internet access (Wi-Fi). If you are going to use only the internet, the speed of connection is fast enough. On the other hand, if you need to establish a VPN connection with your company, the speed of connection is quite slow. I requested a faster connection option (even if... More 

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Reviewed 18 September 2010

Our stay at the Novotel Barcelona City was great. Below are my pros and cons of this hotel. Pros: - Price: good value for the price we paid (approx 130 euros per night) - Brand new hotel with nice rooms - Shopping mall accross the street with supermarket and plenty of restaurants - Nice pool on the top floor -... More 

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Reviewed 10 September 2010

I booked this hotel for a week for me and my family (Wife and two children 7yrs and 9yrs) we had visited Barcelona before so knew roughly the location. It is a little out of the main area but is only a long walk or five minutes on the metro or tram, there are stations for both just outside. That... More 

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Reviewed 8 September 2010

Just perfect city hotel. Great location, very easy to go around the city as there are tram and metro stations and the tourist buses are passing just in front of the hotel the whole day and there is a big shopping centre just opossite the hotel. We had a wonderful view of the city as we stayed at the 16th... More 

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Reviewed 2 September 2010

Public transport access to the Hotel is reasonably easy from the airport. You can take the airport train to Clot station (El Clot Arago) direct and takes around 30 mins. The station is near the hotel about 10 mins walk away. There is a closer Metro station just a few mins from the Hotel called Glories and there is also... More 

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Reviewed 27 August 2010

Excellent hotel and a good service, but pay very atention to the pickpockets at the Glòries metro station and at the Glòries comercial center. The city of Barcelona it is not handling very well with the pickpockets problem.

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Staying in Poblenou

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Poblenou
The futuristic Agbar Tower stands out from Barcelona's skyline in Poblenou. It is no coincidence then that this area of town is the newly crowned technological park of the city, its own mini Silicon Valley containing a tech incubator (Barcelona Activa) as well as a host of local and international high tech companies. To accommodate the onrush of new residents and workers, the area of Poblenou has seen a surge of activity in new high-rise residential buildings and two top-notch shopping centres catering to everyone's need. The ambiance of this area is calmer than the city center and the beautifully relaxing Bogatell Beach, popular with locals, is just a handful of blocks away.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 4-star Novotel Barcelona City Hotel has 264 rooms (including 22 suites) and is located right in the heart of the city on Avenida Diagonal (one of the city's main streets), next to Plaza Glòries and 55 yards (50 m) from the Jean Nouvel Tower. The hotel features a Claravía restaurant, a bar, 6222 sq. ft (578 m2) of meeting rooms, an outdoor pool on the terrace with panoramic views of Barcelona and a fitness center. Easy access to the hotel via Ronda de Dalt and Ronda Litoral. (The swimming pool is open only from 1st June to 20th September 2011) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Novotel Barcelona City

Address: Avenida Diagonal 201 | (entrada por calle Granada), 08018 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Poblenou
Price Range: €74 - €177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Barcelona City 4*
Number of rooms: 264
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Also Known As:
Novotel Barcelona City Hotel Barcelona
Novotel Barcelona City Catalonia
Hotel Style:
#19 Green Hotel in Barcelona
#51 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#77 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#108 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#116 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
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