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Colon Hotel
Ranked #74 of 515 Hotels in Barcelona
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Reviewed 9 July 2012

Close to everything a tourist needs to do in Barcelona Hotel Colon was a great home base. We had a room overlooking the cathedral and saw the people dancing in the square and ended up joining them. The room was generous sized but old world dated, which is fine with us.

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank blakemont
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Management response:Responded 11 July 2012

Dear Guest:

From all of us here at Hotel Colón, we´d like to thank you for choosing us for your stay while in Barcelona. We are most thankful for constructive reviews for they allow us to enhance our understanding of our guests' needs and wants.

We are happy to learn you took advantage of our top-notch location to enjoy the many touristic attractions this wonderful city has to offer. From your review we can tell you made the most of it!
We would love to see you again next time you are in town.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Best regards,

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Reviewed 9 July 2012

Friendly staff, clean and spacious rooms; a little outdated like others have said but not a problem. Noise wasn't an issue, my room was on the 2nd floor and I slept with the windows open! The location has to be one of the best in Barcelona. Wander around the narrow streets around the Cathedral and you will find some excellent tapas bars! Would definitely stay again, very happy overall!

  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 8 July 2012

An ideal location in the ghotic square, close to the ramblas, easy to walk around the city. The staff is very kindly, speak French and English, of course Spanish. The room is small, and a bite old however very clean and quiet. The right choice for a short weekend.

Stayed: July 2012, travelled with friends
1  Thank benjamin s
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Management response:Responded 11 July 2012

Dear Guest,

Thanks for staying with us at the Hotel Colón. We are pleased to learn that you appreciated our team’s efficient and friendly service and enjoyed your stay in Barcelona. we´d like to thank you for choosing us for your stay while in Barcelona. We are most thankful for constructive reviews for they allow us to enhance our understanding of our guests' needs and wants.

As you remarked in your comment we are strategically located near the Plaza Catalunya, Plaza Universitat and las Ramblas, with numerous restaurants, bars, museums, and clubs within walking distance. And for a change in scenery, our “easy-to-use” public transportation will take you to virtually all other attractions in the city in minutes.

We would love to have you stay with us again next time you are in town, so please don´t hesitate in contacting us!

Best regards,

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Reviewed 5 July 2012

Excellent Location. We were able to get to all of the sites on foot from the hotel. Our room was on the cathedral side of the hotel, which made it a little loud at night, but the view was beautiful. Some people would call the hotel old fashioned since the rooms aren't really big and the decorations are fitting of the old-city location. We loved it, however. The staff was very personable and helpful, even though we didn't speak their language. We would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Management response:Responded 11 July 2012

Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for your stay at the Hotel Colón and your explanatory feedback. We are most thankful for constructive reviews for they allow us to enhance our understanding of our guests' needs and wants. We are glad to learn that you appreciated our team’s efficient service. For us is very important that our guests feel comfortable and happy during their stay in the hotel.

For any leisure traveller interested in visiting Barcelona's many cultural and tourist attractions, our hotel is definitely an excellent choice: Many of Barcelona's hotspots are virtually round the corner.

If you find yourself planning your next trip to Barcelona, please don´t hesitate in contacting us. We´ll be looking forward to see you again at Hotel Colón.

Kind regards,

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Reviewed 30 June 2012

Lovely city center hotel covenant for all sights. Lovely clean homely rooms I was traveling on my own so no issues with safety.my room was facing center court yd of hotel but was not an issue as did not need a view. The only problem I had was loud talking ect echoing up from court yd but did go quiet at 11. Staff are very friendly and helpfull at this hotel doorman and reception especially. Would stay here again in a heart beat
No swimming pool or gym but did not require either

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  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled solo
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Management response:Responded 3 July 2012

Dear guest,

Firstly we'd like to thank you for having chosen the Hotel Colón for your recent stay in Barcelona and also for taking a few minutes of your time to share your experience with your fellow travelers at TripAdvisor.

Being located in the heart of the legendary Gothic Quarter, one of the oldest one in the city gives our guest and added value to their visit. Just at a walking distance away from some of Barcelona's hot spots, such as Las Ramblas, La Boquería Market, el Born, the Waterfront, Barceloneta Beach, Plaza Catalunya (etc); makes us a great place to stay at.

We are looking forward to your next visit!

Regards,

Hotel Colón - Barcelona

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Additional Information about Colon Hotel

Address: Avenida de la Catedral 7, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#12 Spa Hotel in Barcelona
#52 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#62 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#84 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#125 Business Hotel in Barcelona
Price Range: €132 - €308 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Colon Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 141
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel Colón is a classic and traditional 4 stars hotel situated in the heart of Barcelona, right opposite the Gothic Cathedral. It was founded in 1951 and during its 90 plus years of history, it has housed big names such as Hemingway, Tennessee Williams, Jean Paul Sartre, Sofía Loren, Jane Fonda, Francis Ford Coppola, Santiago Calatrava, and Arata Isozaki. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Hotel Colon Barcelona
Barcelona Colon Hotel
Colon Hotel Barcelona, Catalonia

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