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New York City
Reviewed 28 April 2008

This "hostal" (collection of rooms) is a hidden gem on the second floor of an apartment building centrally located near Placa de la Catalunya and Las Ramblas. If you want a clean, modern, boring hotel with a big lobby, a reception desk and an elevator, then this place is not for you. But if you think you might enjoy the...

3Thank ekmngrlz
Reviewed 25 April 2008

A friend and I were travelling in Spain and France for 2 weeks, as we made our plans, we were having trouble finding affordable and attractive lodging. Centrally located places were either exorbitant or unavailable. Luckily my friend found the L'antic. The hotel is in a great location, close to Las Ramblas and easy to walk everywhere. The building seems...

1Thank brooklynprof
Burke, VA
Reviewed 24 March 2008

Hello, I am a travel agent from Virginia and took a small group of 8 ladies to Barcelona for a 5 night stay at the L'Antic Espai. We had a wonderful stay there. We liked the fact the hotel was not directly on Las Ramblas or the busier streets of Barcelona. Yet, it was close to restaurants, cafes, metro, Plaza...

3Thank cmania
Los Angeles
Reviewed 29 February 2008

I visited the hotel with four friends in October. We each has our own rooms. Two of us had rooms with access to the lovely patio (106 and 107) and the other three had interior rooms. I would say that the outside rooms were very charming and the patio a delight for all five of us. The interior rooms were...

2Thank Glamahh
Reviewed 19 February 2008

We had no idea what to expect when we arrived at Hostal L'Antic Espai. The stairs leading up to the hotel were dark and a bit dingy - in fact, we initially knocked on the wrong door. However, once inside we were delighted to discover a stylish boutique hotel with charm in spades. We enjoyed our stay immensely - but...

3Thank NanGarvey
Reviewed 8 January 2008

We had a 3 night break in Barcelona at the end of the Christmas holidays. This hotel was in exactly the right place and made us feel really welcome. It is situated a few minutes walk from the Placa Cataluna where the airport bus stops. From the hotel you can easily walk to the Bari Gotic, La Ramba and the...

11Thank bryanbiggin
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 December 2007

It is always wise to read a selection of reviews to get a flavour of the accommodation you are considering and the reviews of L'Antic Espai are no exception. Let me start by saying who this hostal is not suitable for: Those with disabilities, as access is via a staircase could be a problem and the whole hostal is small...

11Thank UkLeo3
Reviewed 18 December 2007

I am always late with the reviews I write, but I wanted to add my comments here as we had a lovely stay at this hotel. Firstly, I should warn visitors that they should consider this less a hotel to visit and more a chance to live in part of an apartment in Barcelona. The entrance is via an unassuming...

8Thank Zenarosa
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 13 December 2007

I chose the Hostal L'Antic Espai as a second choice after my first pick, Hotel Banys Oriental was booked up during the time I was going to be in Barcelona. I had high expectations of the hotel due to the glowing reviews on Trip Advisor--which are usually on point. I'm sad to report that my experience was not as wonderful...

5Thank mmwwmmww
pgolpe, Manager at Hostal L' Antic Espai, responded to this review

Hello, we would like to answer some questions about this comment. First of all, our hostel is in an apartment building under renovation. The Ancient Space(L'Antic Espai) is like your home in Barcelona. Not a chain hotel. That's because the decoration is "old". It is the hotel's theme. To be old. And the owners spend thier times looking for old...

Reviewed 12 December 2007

stayed for 2 nights and were treated really special.beautiful furniture and decore. i am going again in march 2008. breakfast was served on beautiful china and oh what an amazing breakfast. we were so well taken care of and i loved every moment. this hotel and the staff are what made barcelona so special. definitely worth a visit!

6Thank mrsjayne

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Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognised architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.
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L´Antic Espai arises after a dream of creating in Barcelona a special space with an old world charm. we create an place in which always, we wished to enjoy a pleasant stay and where you feel like in your own house. Our services and personalized treatment will make you to remember and miss us for ever in all trips you plan. ... more   less 

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Address: C/ Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes 660, principal, 08010 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Eixample
Price Range: €108 - €175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal L' Antic Espai 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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