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Lausann
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Good location you can walk around easily not noisy at all even with a room directly on the main street. Room was ok but not 4 stars (curtains, shower dammaged). Breakfast was included and average and customer service inexistant ! I forgot m'y mobile phone un the room and I call the front desk they told me they found it...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well located hotel, modern design and comfortable room. Perhaps a little too minimalist / clinical and lacks a bar area (you are essentially just sat in reception.) We enjoyed 4 nights here and would return.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a very strange hotel as we wanted to have some lunch there, but unfortunately, it was not possible as the restaurant is not working there. It is very hot in the room and the AC is not workin-use the window to have some fresh air! we wanted to have a glass of wine- not possible! the washing basin...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We booked through Secret Escapes, so I wasn't sure what the place would be like and how hard it would be to find. We loved the location. We were basically able to walk to most of the museums, restaurants and shops and to many of the architectural sites. It's also just a quick walk to major subway and bus lines....

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3Thank gaby l
Bondia Hotels D, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Advance, responded to this review

Dear client, How delightful it is to read your review. We would sincerely like to thank you for taking the time to write these compliments. It really helps us to improve. The support of our guests is extremely rewarding for our team and we really appreciate your compliments about the friendly and attentive staff. We look forward to welcoming you...

Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This hotel really is everything you want from a small personal hotel in the centre of Barcelona. Last year we stayed at The Jazz and that was pretty good too. The Advance, decorated with beautiful Christmas lights. We arrived late our plane delayed at Bristol due to fog, we have lovely hot tea in our room. Room was perfect, room...

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Bondia Hotels D, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Advance, responded to this review

Dear client, We would like to thank you for having chosen Hotel Advance and for sharing your opinion. At Hotel Advance, both in design and service, we attend to every detail and we are delighted to read you enjoyed the comfortable bedroom and our central location. We look forward to welcoming you again. Best Regards and our Best Wishes for...

Reviewed 8 December 2016

This hotel is so cute and especially a good deal for the value. It is within a ten minute walk to la rambla and the gothic quarter. The hotel staff speaks English and we had not problem communicating with them. They also helped me track down my missing cell phone (i left it in a cab) and helped me get...

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Bondia Hotels D, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Advance, responded to this review

Dear client We would like to thank you for this good review about your stay in Hotel Advance. We are really happy that you took the time to comment your experience. The support of our guests is extremely rewarding for our team and we really appreciate your compliments about our staff and customer service. The satisfaction of our guests is...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I stayed here in April 2016 with my boyfriend for a short 3 day city break. The hotel is very close to the metro station which is great to get around the city and the staff were very friendly. We were upgraded which was a lovely surprise, but the view was not very nice and there was still tape over...

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Bondia Hotels D, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Advance, responded to this review

Dear Client, Let us thank you for the time spent giving us your opinion on your stay and sharing it with all the users of this site. It is always a pleasure to see first-hand the satisfaction of our customers, this motivates us to continue working on the same line every day. Please do not hesitate to contact us for...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Very friendly greeting at reception from Patricia who was most helpful during our visit with tours etc,as were all the staff.promised upgrade for my 70 birthday but hotel was full but our room was very good and clean with comfy bed great shower and good qualitiy bathroom products.good position as quiet and just 10 mins walk to the main square...

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Bondia Hotels D, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Advance, responded to this review

Dear customer We would like to thank you for this great review about your recent stay in Hotel Advance. We are really happy that you took the time to comment your experience. The support of our guests is extremely rewarding for our team and we really appreciate your compliments about the friendly and gracious service you received from every staff...

UK
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Stayed overnight pre cruise. Handy for port 20 euro in taxi. Hotel is OK but lack sole. NO bar no food. B/fast average but eating area very small. First hotel in the world where I have been asked to vacate the table (whilst still drinking my tea) so others standing waiting for breakfast could be seated. Made my feelings known...

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Bondia Hotels D, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Advance, responded to this review

Dear customer, First of all we would like to thank you for your review. It helps us to improve. We manage our hotel with great effort and enthusiasm and of course our goal is that our customers leave happy and having spent a pleasant stay. We regret the circumstances that were presented here. Our mission is hospitality and we deeply...

Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The only saving graces to this hotel are the staff and the location. The staff was friendly and always helpful. It is close to a metro and bus lines. The rooms are small and rather stark. There are no wall hangings just plastic vanilla wallpaper, which had several serious seam separations. I hope the decorator got serious mental counseling, the...

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Bondia Hotels D, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Advance, responded to this review

Dear client, First of all I would like to thank you for your review and thank you for choosing our hotel. We manage our hotel with great effort and enthusiasm and of course our goal is that our customers leave happy and having spent a pleasant stay. We deeply regret not having met your expectations. Kind regards from all Staff....

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Staying in El Raval

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of the city and only 10 minutes walk from La Fira and 5 minutes walk from Plaza Catalunya, Las Ramblas and Paseo de Gracia, and next to the historic and charming neighborhoods of El Raval, Gothic and El Born,hotel Advance brings you closer to museums and major attractions where you can get lost and discover Barcelona. The 1888 building was the old familiar "Casa Farmis" which later became the home of the Marquis of Framis where they lived until 1990. Designed by interior designer Santi Nin and some family members Bondia, you will receive a magnificent entrance doors, fully restored, dating from the late nineteenth century. The Hotel Advance, combines elegance, modernity and comfort, the hotel has 38 rooms, some with nice terraces where you feel the authentic Barcelona. All rooms are equipped with T.V. hairdryer, mini bar, safe and air conditioning. The Hotel Advance, all equipment will serve you with professionalism and attention that our guests deserve ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Advance

Address: Sepulveda 180, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Raval
Price Range: €127 - €254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Advance 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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Barcelona Advance Hotel
Hotel Advance Barcelona, Catalonia
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#194 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
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“not 4 star hotel for what it is”
 of 5 bubbles milamirona888, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“would think rooms at the back are away from the street.”
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“Room one is quiet, pillows are not good though”
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