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Pension Francia

Calle Rera Palau 4, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Oslo, Norway
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe a classical ''you get what you pay for", this is a quite simple place to sleep. The room and bathroom was pretty small, and no place to hang out really. But thats not why you are here anyways:) No AC, which made it pretty hard to sleep the first night in this heat. There is no breakfast served, but... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Barcelona is incredibly expensive compared to most any other city in spain, especially to stay near the beach, which is worth the extra cost if you ask me. The room / hotel is very clean but very small, dated, with no ac, no elevator, all while being almost twice the cost of any other city in spain. My view was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Have spent 3 nights , it is in an excellent location , minutes away from the sea . the staff is very helpful and always there when you need them , the rooms are clean . It's not that modern but we spent most days out so just needed somewhere clean to have a shower and sleep . Our room... More 

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boston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

After reading some of the other reviews I was a bit concerned about my boyfriend having booked this hotel for our week stay. This is budget and was almost half the price of anything we had seen with an ensuite in this location. The highlight is the location, it is pretty much perfect in lovely El Borne. The building doesn't... More 

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Tetouan, Morocco
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We had a reservation in this hotel, and after checking in at 1:00 AM, we were so shocked by what we found comparing to the deceiving pictures we saw on the net. The worst part of this experience is the bathroom. Anyway, we left after two hours at 3:00 AM where we had to find an other hotel !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The best place to stay in Barcelona..! Location is excellent: 5 min to metro station Barceloneta, very close to the beach, Old City, Rambla... The hotel is situated  near Estacio França, the street is very good lighted, quiet, safe, with a lot of cafes and bars around. The room was big, clean, with private shower, balcony, big TV... well, totally... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I'll keep this pretty short and not so sweet ... The location of this hotel is great, a 10-15 wander from Las Ramblas and less than 10 minutes to the popular Barceloneta beach. However it is let down by being a decaying hotel that is in need of a serious refurb! The stairs (yes, there's no lift) are falling to... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

This pension was typically very clean and in an excellent position but showed signs of wear and tear, it was disappointing to note that one towel had a number of wear holes, indicating it was very old and should have been tossed out long ago. Main issue was no elevator and we were given rooms on the fifth floor I... More 

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Bonn, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We were assigned to a small and no-window, no closet, no-air con room which is not on the list of their official webpage. Facilities and service are bad. Even the hostel's location is good, highly NOT recommend you to make a reservation. 很糟糕的經驗! 我們被故意分配到與訂房類型完全不符的小暗房,窗戶沒有不說,連個吊衣置物都沒有、空氣充滿噁心霉味。經過抗議威脅與官網不符後,本來說客滿的房間竟然就跑出一間了! 還發生一些服務欠佳經歷,懶得多說。雖然區位好,完全不推薦。

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