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Holiday Inn Express

3.0 of 5 C/Pallars 203, 08005 Barcelona, Spain
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars NEW

We stayed here one night on a recent trip to Barcelona. We arrived late and were leaving early, so we wanted something cheap and clean. This hotel fit the bill. The staff was very friendly and recommended a nearby street with several restaurants (and the one we ate at was outstanding). The free breakfast the next morning was a nice... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great budget hotel for exploring Barcelona, just out of the main city and very convenient location. Free breakfast, wi-fi, and kids stay free too. We would stay here again when we return. Barcelona city is amazing, and cheap to get around if you get a metro/bus pass.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was clean and adequate to sleep two adult and two children. The reception staff are very helpful and friendly. The continental breakfast is what you would expect but need better machines for tea. Hotel is not far from a Llacuna metro station and very close to supermarket if you need things quickly. Overal I enjoyed my stay at the... More 

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Cardiff
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 4 nights and was very impressed. Great location only 5 min walk to a great choice of restaurants to the left and the Metro to the right. Breakfast and wifi was included in the price which was vey reasonable. Breakfast was the usual cereals,cold meats and cheese but didn't expect any more for the price paid .Within... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a perfect stay at this hotel. No problem with check-in and check-out procedure. Hotel staff was really helpful. Breakfast had variety of items. Rooms were comfortable and wifi was good. What else you expect from a hotel. Location wise it is a bit far from the city center but is fairly close to beach and the metro station.... More 

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

The hotel offers free wifi and breakfast, although its simple, it gets the job done. The staff were great and helpful, and will offer tips and directions for where to go and what to do in Barcelona. The rooms are small almost resembling an ikea showcase room, but its clean, modern and comfortable. The hotel is nearby to small local... More 

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Adana, Turkey
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56 reviews 56 reviews
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80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This hotel is highlighted by incredible staff that was always positive and willing to help. The location is great, close to a grocery store as well as a pedestrian walkway that had a lot of shops and restaurants. It is possible to walk to the city center, in fact I would recommend it because the walk is incredible. We were... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This place is a bit away from the city, so going in is either a metro ride or a cab ride. But this hotel has free breakfast and also free wifi included with stay, so balances out with places in the city that do not include these amenities. The place is clean and is close to a metro location (2... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

I stayed in this hotel along with my spouse and two kids for a week. Rooms are a bit small but clean and tidy. Easy access to metro/tram/bus. Friendly staff. Breakfast is not bad. Relatively Safe area. Excellent wifi

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We stayed here during our first trip to Barcelona. Rooms were small but we found we wanted to spend little time in our room with so much to see and do. Nevertheless, the rooms were clean, comfortable, and quiet. The hotel is convenient to the Poblenou and many great restaurants. There also is a grocer nearby if you want to... More 

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Address: C/Pallars 203, 08005 Barcelona, Spain
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Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Poblenou
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express 3*
Number of rooms: 186
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