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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I have stayed for one night in this hotel. There is indeed a medium level of comfort as rooms are pretty dark and leanen on bed was ripped in some parts but I have payed for a cheap room just to sleep there over the night and that's what I got. Reception ladies were nice all of them (I caught...

1Thank Anca U
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Good enough of a hotel for 7 lads for 2 nights in Barcelona! Trains and metro system all over city and straight from the airport! Close enough to the pubs and restaurants at les rambles. Basic rooms with showers air con and a tv, what more do u really need!! Lady at reception really helpful with advise on things to...

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Mashhad, Iran
Reviewed 5 June 2016

It was a nightmare come true! It smelled terrible. It was too small and no window!!! No Wifi in rooms and worst than a hostel. The first night we arrived there we couldn't sleep because of the terrible, literally terrible smell of the room!! and there were no window !!! I had a feeling that it is a nightmare. Fortunately...

1Thank maliheh s
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Booked for only a one night stay, thankfully. The reception staff were very helpful and friendly, location was excellent, but all went downhill when we got to the room. Very small, felt very grubby, marks on walls, curtains were filthy and window looked into a utility area. It would take less than a day to update this small room. lick...

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Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here on a budget, knowing I had paid not a lot for this hotel and knowing from previous reviews there were some issues, I also read lots of things on Barcelona saying not a good area etc especially at night. Used city discovery shuttle to get from the airport and was dropped off quite near the hotel but with...

1Thank Deedaws
Izmir, Turkey
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Otel is very wretched..The rooms were stuffy,it smells very bad and no window to open to take a fresh air.The room was very small in spite of I had inform them several times.I and my wife weren't able to move same time.They gave me single room.At the night very noice from other customer.Nobody to alert them that we were trying...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2016

3.5 rating. If you are looking for a basic place to stay in a very good location, this is your hotel. Just 2 minutes off Las Ramblas, near metro stations, makes it ideal to explore the city. Other good points: - Staff was friendly; - We stayed in room 506, it looked recently renovated and it was very clean. Disadvantages:...

Thank Déborah S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Was looking for cheap and cheerful. This was OK for that. There was a problem the first morning when the water suddenly went scalding in the shower and then stopped altogether. I was left standing covered in soap. The reception offered another room to rinse off. This was great until I got there in a towel and found the water...

Thank EliRed69
Knebworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2016

I stayed here for two nights on a short visit to the City. I found the reception staff to be pleasant and helpful. I was given room 602. I was not Impressed. The room had hardly any light in it at all. On our first morning, the Water had been "cut off" for some reason, without any warning whatsoever. Not...

Thank goonerarf
Marl, Germany
Reviewed 17 December 2015

The hotel is very central located, but with very simple comfort. I´ve been thre several years ago, the rooms have been better then and they had a buffet breakfast. There are better hostals or hotels then this, in the night it´s very loud aoutside, because of people at the place in front of.

Thank Thomas K

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El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic spots in the entire city. A sense of humble authenticity protrudes from the many independent record stores, second hand shops, and student bars that seem to light up the streets day and night. The rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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Address: Marques de Barbara 22, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Raval
Price Range: €36 - €97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Barbara 1*
Number of rooms: 58
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“Worst hotel ever!!! Just don't go there!”
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“if you choose room looking to street you have a window..that is better..”
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