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Hotel Espana

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The 4 Star Superior Hotel Espana is located in the heart of Barcelona's historic centre, adjacent to La Rambla, the Gran Teatre del Liceu and the Gothic Quarter. Opened in 1859, it was later renovated by the celebrated modernist architect Lluis Domenech i Montaner. The hotel has always been considered a little gem of Barcelona modernism. Completely renovated in 2010, it combines modern interior design with the classicism of a nineteenth century building. The hotel's restaurant service is under the management of the chef Martin Berasategui.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Smoking rooms available
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HOTEL STYLE
Art Deco Style
Historic Hotel
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
733Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
260Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Neighbourhood
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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My brother and I stayed at this hotel for a few days after our bus tour ended. It's just off La Rambla, and has a delightfully quaint atmosphere with great rooms. Not sure exactly how old it is, but each time we returned, I marvelled at the elegant beauty of yesteryear displayed
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We stayed on New Year’s Eve. Room was good size and well equipped. Only criticism was the bathroom lavatory door couldn’t open wide. Bed was very comfortable. The staff were friendly and helpful from check in to check out. The decor in the public rooms is stunning. Both
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Beautiful old building. Great location. Tacky furniture and fittings. And the worst customer service ever. When I wanted to sit in the breakfast room with my husband and our friends they told me I had to leave because I wasn’t having breakfast (I never eat breakfast). I was not
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This is the second time I've stayed here - down a little street off the middle of La Rambla. Modern and well appointed hotel, nice rooms, nice bar and the staff are excellent. Only down side is if you get a room overlooking the road it can be noisy - even at 4.00am!
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I will start with the good things: the hotel location is very central, the building absolutely wonderful, the restaurant is supposedly a Michelin-list restaurant (we did not visit). The restoration team did a good job and preserved some wonderful elements from the old building
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How much does it cost to purchase breakfast?
Hello fellow traveller. Breakfast was approx. AUD$30. It was good, fresh and plentiful. Apparently you can get omelettes too, although you need to ask as they are not displayed.
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How much does it cost to purchase breakfast?
I don’t recall the precise cost, but I believe breakfast was about 20 euros.
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We didn’t travel with small people but I’m sure they will be able to offer a cot. Lovely hotel with friendly, helpful reception! We’ll definitely be back!
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As another correspondent says, it is around 15 minutes from the hotel to the main cruise port, depending on traffic. But do check which port your cruise line uses. I know Seabourn moors closer to the city centre. The English spoken in the hotel is excellent and they can call a taxi for you.
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"Choose a room in another hotel."
"Avoid rooms overlooking the front of the Hotel"
"Ask for a room with balcony,"
"Rooms on the front of the hotel are noisy - not bad, but it that bothers you I would request the back of the hotel."
"If you want a quiet room ask for upper floor or a room facing the interior of the building"
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PRICE RANGE
US$111 - US$263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
hotel espana barcelona
LOCATION
SpainCataloniaProvince of BarcelonaBarcelonaCiutat Vella (Old Town)El Raval
NUMBER OF ROOMS
82
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