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Hotel Meson Castilla

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Valldoncella St, 5, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
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Ranked #183 of 518 Hotels in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We spent 4 nights in this hotel & chose it because it's a typically Spanish older property, lots of character & in a brilliant location close to Las Ramblas & Plaza Catalunya. Not a faceless, modern hotel. The staff were all friendly & knowledgeable, the room comfortable & clean, & the towels were changed every day. There are plenty of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Whilst this hotel is adequate for a short stay it is not located in the most desirable of areas. It was a little discerning that on checking in the first thing you are advised about is the high crime problem in Barcelona and despite this warning my wife and I still became the victims of a pickpocketing gang on the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Location was good being a 5 minute walk from Placa Catalunya. A bit dated but our room was fine - after changing from the original 6th floor room they gave us which was not serviced by the elevator (it only went to 5th floor). Breakfast was just OK. If you just want a good location in a clean, inexpensive (for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This hotel is ideally situated for many attractions in Barcelona. Although it appears dated it has a certain rustic charm. The staff were friendly and helpful. The hotel was exceptionally clean. The breakfasts were good with plenty of choice. The only criticism I have is that my room was lacking in natural light. However, as we were out most of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The thing we loved about this hotel was how Catalonian it felt.... It is not a super-efficient, bland anywhere-anyplace hotel. It is a small, quirky and charming hotel in a convenient part of Barcelona, well placed for the Ramblas and lots of local restaurants and bars - it is near the university and has lots of students living nearby -... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This hotel is ideally situated for the ramblers.Everything you need for a long weekend.Very Spanish design.Good contintal breakfast rooms very clean.Bathroom small but adequate.The reception will book tours for you example The Bassilica not to be missed.A little pub next door called Mucci Bars everywhere .We found a lovely old fashioned restereunt round the corner Tallers76.Run by two young ladies... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

we stayed in the property for 2 days recently. The place is at an excellent location near to Las Ramblas and access to Metro station. The hotel is small but resonably comfortable with helpful reception staff. Rooms are reasonably comfortable and balcony was nice. Not much choice in breakfast. Fruit finished much before the end of breakfast time and was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Lovely quaint hotel, with pretty courtyard breakfast area. Our room had a balcony, which was fantastic, but the room generally felt pretty run down. The air con kept switching itself off so it got extremely hot during the night and we kept having to switch it back on. No safe in the room and the reception charges to use the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We booked a week in this hotel through British Airways and really enjoyed our stay. It has a lot of character with an old fashioned decor and from what we saw it was spotlessly clean throughout.It is close to the Ramblas,Catalonya Pl, and the metro, also the university is close by so there is a lot of hustle and bussle... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Hotel was clean, rooms are basic, breakfast was continental and you could have as much as you liked. It was near to LAS RAMBLAS which you could walk down to Christopher Columbus monument, port and museums. Also near was transport to go around Barcelona. The staff are excellent.

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Address: Valldoncella St, 5, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Meson Castilla 2*
Number of rooms: 57
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Also Known As:
Meson Castilla Hotel
Meson Castilla Barcelona
Hotel Meson Castilla Barcelona, Catalonia
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#119 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#189 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona

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