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Pension Ciudadela

Calle del Comercio 33, 1-1 | El Born, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simple accommodations, clean and run by nice people. It located across the street from the Estacion de Francia train station, thus very easy to get there from Sants train station or BCN airport. From the airport, take the train (it's called the R2 Nord) to the Passeig de Gracia (about 27 minutes), get off the train and from the same... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We Had such an awful experience with a new staff member - whos gone now ...that we had to leave, on the plus side another employee handled it very well. Apologized and refunded us. Its the Kind of place you could be lucky or unlucky with the room or staff. My brother got lucky with his room . Could be... More 

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Thank Fions F
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

4 nights stay. Small room with a little private bathroom on the second floor ( one above the reception ). Before we arrived I was mailing with a pension about the room conditions. I was assured that this interior room will be very quiet, well it was not at all. Right after our arrival we wanted to take a quick... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

We booked this hostel the morning before we arrived and were very pleased with the rate. Upon arrival we were greeted by a very friendly lady and were checked in in under a minute. We were dreading the sight of our room given the old state of the building but our room was beautiful and very well maintained and most... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

Great location right across from the train station within easy walk of the zoo marina and the hub of barca plenty of supermarkets and places to eat around . Just round the corner from stop number 3 of the open top bus tour which takes you to new camp etc which was very handy. Fantastic service booking us a transfer... More 

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Croatia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

The Pension is in the great location, everything is in a walking distance - the city center, old town and the beach. We stayed in a triple room for 3 nights. The room was cleaned every day, spacious, with free wifi and air condition. The shared bathroom was also clean. The staff was helpful and friendly. A good value for... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We stayed in a triple room for 2 nights and had a really nice time. The room was quite large with good wifi signal. The staff was also very helpful and friendly, and gave us a lot of great recommendations for things to do and places to eat around the city. The location is very convenient and easy access to... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Really nice service, friendly, helpful staff. Excellent AC - essential when outdoor temp. is 35+ Great location, easy to walk everywhere even with kids- close to zoo, aquarium, park and beach. Not so touristy. Basic rooms but the price makes it excellent value. Had a shared bathroom which was tiny but sufficient.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

The place is old but clean and well mantained. We stayed in a family room with private bathroom. With air condition and free wifi. If your budget is limited, this is a good place to stay. The hotel people were very accomodating and helpful as well.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We've stayed there for 4 days in Feb 2015 in a room for three persons. Everything is very good. The room inside looks even better than in picture. The only small thing that the shower place is very narrow. BUT the hostel is located in a perfect place with many nice restaurants and cafes. About 6 minute walking to the... More 

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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few places that live and breathe such exciting energy regardless of the time of day. This neighborhood seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.
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