Excellent 8.3
Based on 71 reviews

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About this property


Housed in the former offices of La Vanguardia newspaper, this hotel sits in the heart of Barcelona's old town. The excellent location provides hassle free access to all cultural attractions, gourmet restaurants, and the vibrant nightlife that the city has to offer. Nearby attractions include the UNESCO protected Palau de la Música Catalana and the Picasso Museum, while guests can also easily access Las Ramblas. The spacious and tasteful rooms display high standards and are incredibly comfortable and clean with modern amenities including complimentary Wi-Fi access. After a long day spent exploring the city, you are sure to enjoy the full-service spa that offers services such as an ice fountain and a Finnish dry sauna. With a location that lets you experience both the old and the new that Barcelona has to offer, Catalonia Ramblas Hotel makes for a good choice.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Car park

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Fitness center
  • Garden
  • Hot tub
  • Massage(s)
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool [indoor]
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Room service

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge
  • Laundry service
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoking area


  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Pets allowed

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
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City Tax

For all guest bookings with period of stay from November 1st 2012 onwards, a city tax must be paid directly to the hotel during check out for a maximum of 7 consecutive nights.

5* Hotel: A city tax of 2.25 Euros + VAT per person per night in Barcelona and Catalonia;
4* Hotel: A city tax of 1.10 Euros + VAT per person per night in Barcelona (0.90 Euros + VAT in Catalonia);
Rest of Hotels & Apartments: A city tax of 0.65 Euros + VAT per person, per night in Barcelona (0.45 Euros + VAT in Catalonia).

This is an additional charge for guests over the age of 16 and it is NOT INCLUDED in the room rate.

Please note that parking is available at an additional charge which is to be paid directly at the hotel.

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-2 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 3-12 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding.
  • Guests over 12 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate): 19 EUR
Check-In From: 1:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 12:00 PM
Distance from City Center: 1 km
Distance to Airport: 15 km
Number of Rooms : 221
Room Voltage: 220
Year Hotel Built: 2006
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based on 71 reviews
  • Cleanliness 8.7
  • Facilities 7.3
  • Location 9.4
  • Room comfort and quality 8.2
  • Service 8.1
  • Value for money 7.7
  • Food and dining 7.7
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Mohammad from Kuwait
Standard Double
Stayed 4 nights in April 2016
Reviewed April 10, 2016

Julie from United States
Standard Double
Stayed 2 nights in January 2015
Super location and stunning hotel
Huge bed, great sized room in a convenient location
Our 3 night stay was amazing, which this hotel Largely contributed to that. Huge and extremely comfortable bed in a larger than standard sized room. Beatifully presented room which was cleaned each day to perfection. Friendly and helpful staff Whom were there to assist in ensuring your stay there was memorable. Stunning reception area welcomes you on your arrival. A beautiful spa area for additional R&R. Well located with easy access to the airport shuttle bus. Would definitely recommend and would stay there again, without any hesitation.
Reviewed February 06, 2015

refat from Kuwait
Solo traveler
Standard Double
Stayed 2 nights in August 2014
It was a good stay
The terrace , closeness to the places most popular for tourists , its clean and tidy .
the hotel was very clean and the rooms were well prepared it has all you need for a few nights stay. The lobby bar is close and on your way to your room . The terrace was clean lovely to relax in with a bar and a pool its nice to have a drink in before going out. The balcony in the 1 bedroom was quit small but not bad. the king bed split was comfortable tea and coffee was well hidden and organized. Its worth a stay for a few nights. For family or couples.
Reviewed October 10, 2014

brock from Canada
Standard Single
Stayed 4 nights in September 2014
Enjoyable stay with caveat
Location, facilities, and restaurants
I enjoyed the stay except for two things. First, we were trying to deal with both directing my staff back at the office for ongoing projects and dealing with an emerging family emergencey at home. Having to input a 16 word username and an 11 word password every time you needed to use a device, as the Internet kicked you out if you stopped using for a few minutes, was infuriating. Simplify your system. Less easy to fix are the hardwood floors in the suites and hallways that carried noise floor-to-floor. I suggest sleeping with ear plugs and a sufficient nightcap. 😉
Reviewed October 05, 2014

Vladimir from Russia
Standard Double
Stayed 3 nights in August 2014
Super hotel
Service, personal, stuff
Reviewed September 02, 2014

Peter from Austria
Standard Double
Stayed 3 nights in August 2014
it's ok but don't expect too much ....
Location, comfort,
there were two bad points which I think can be improved: 1. the check - in and check out: every time a big cue of people and only 2 counters in action! 2. the pool bar: you have to fight to be served, even there were no other guests and the wine was warm and of inadequate quality.
Reviewed August 28, 2014

Ning from Hong Kong
Standard Double
Stayed 2 nights in July 2014
Bad experience
Nothing worth just the location. Expensive but nothing provided. Staff are not friendly and helpful at all. Won't recommend!
Reviewed July 28, 2014

Will from United Kingdom
Standard Double
Stayed 5 nights in July 2014
Great location nice clean hotel
Location, pool and staff
We enjoyed a 5 night break very much
Reviewed July 23, 2014

Chee from Malaysia
Solo traveler
Standard Single
Stayed 2 nights in May 2014
Comfortable and Friendly staffs
close to city center, with easy access to public transport and places of interest
I had a very nice and spacious room with good sound proof. The hotel is also very close to many of the shopping areas, public transport & Aerobus access, and restaurants. It is also not too far from the La Rambla walking street which you could see many stores (souveniers,food, tourist info) along the streets.
Reviewed May 20, 2014

Sten from Sweden
Business traveler
Standard Single
Stayed 3 nights in February 2014
It was a good stay and it served its purpose. I like the design of the rooms. I appreciated the high speed internet, even if I had to sign in after every hour.
Reviewed March 12, 2014


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