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Holiday Inn Express

3.0 of 5 C/Pallars 203, 08005 Barcelona, Spain
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Alexandria, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

If you like to visit foreign cities but want a familiar style of hotel to retire to, this is the place for you. Strictly conforming to the Holiday Inn Express franchise format it is clean, comfortable and quiet. Breakfast has a continental flavor with generous arrays of cold meats and cheeses but no hot food. There is also a small... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Stayed in this hotel for 1 night returning from a cruise. It is just outside the city centre but still convenient for the beach and sight seeing. The access is a bit difficult as entry is on the ground floor but reception is on the first floor with rooms above that. You have to use stairs or 2 small lifts... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The hotel has the basic needs: - clean room - free wifi - good bed - breakfast The hotel is located near a nice shopping street with some nice restaurant. It looked as only local Spanish people where there. No one was bothering us with tourist stuff. The neighbourhood felt very safe.

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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

As you would expect for a holiday inn express clean comfortable and extremely friendly and helpful staff. Metro less than 5 minutes away. And 2 minutes away a street full of restraunts shops and a supermarket and kid friendly for evening meals.

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Villefranche de Rouergue
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Takes a lot for us to write a poor review but feel pretty disappointed. We arrived at 23h after long journey with two children hoping to get them straight to bed but they had forgotten to make sofa bed up for kids so had to wait for that to be done. Room size standard, basic, v tired and not paryicularly... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Dear Frenchtot, Thank you for taking the time to express your thoughts and concerns regarding our hotel. It was a pleasure that you chose our location for your recent travel. However, I understand that not all aspects of your stay were exceptional, particularly our room accommodations. Your comments have been taken into serious account and were shared with our management... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Stayed here for the night while in the city on business. Fast and efficient check-in, although no mention of my IHG status on arrival - while the guests checking beside me were offered bonus points or free drinks in the bar - though this could be down to the room rate. Room was comfortable and clean, although looking a little... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My husband and I spent 4 nights here in mid-September; it was our first visit to Barcelona. The staff were friendly, the hotel was basic but perfect as a base for exploring the city and the room was always very clean. A number of reviews have mentioned the busy breakfast area, but we generally found it to be fine with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The obvious: this is a HIE so room size and amenities are what they are. Newer property with the updated look. Some wear and tear here and there but overall clean and convenient. Reception staff helpful. Breakfast area is quite big and feels like a cafeteria. Usual HIE options plus local add ons like ham and dried salami. Overall better... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

this was the worse hotel we have ever stayed in.while we were taking the breakfast,2 women ,which were not residents at the hotel ,came from outside,went direct to the breakfast area,sat down next to us and stole our 2 handbags in which we had cash,a tablet and other valuable items.we had absolutely no help from the staff,not even from the... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Dear 1978christian2014, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We take comments such as this seriously and would like to assist. We have sent you a private message in order to obtain more details about your stay. Best Regards, Pam G Case Manager IHGCare More 

Duncans, Jamaica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

An excellent hotel, close to Poblenou restaurants and business district as well as metro. Great breakfast with long hours. Bar service in lobby. Good for families. Internet available. Late checkout available. Pool would be nice. The beach is not too far to walk. Taxi from Airport 20 Euros.

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

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The futuristic Agbar Tower stands out from Barcelona's skyline in Poblenou. It is no coincidence then that this area of town is the newly crowned technological park of the city, its own mini Silicon Valley containing a tech incubator (Barcelona Activa) as well as a host of local and international high tech companies. To accommodate the onrush of new residents and workers, the area of Poblenou has seen a surge of activity in new high-rise residential buildings and two top-notch shopping centers catering to everyone's need. The ambiance of this area is calmer than the city center and the beautifully relaxing Bogatell Beach, popular with locals, is just a handful of blocks away.