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Hotel Ginebra

1.0 of 5 Rambla de Catalunya 1, 3-1, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location location location. Everywhere seems like a stone-throw away so much so that it can be forgiven that the room itself is a bit crampy - Not much space to move around. Toilet is small as well. Indeed, everywhere (metro, supermarkets, eateries and restaurants, attractions, shopping centres etc) seems so near that we walk by foot instead of taking the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a very small hotel which is on the 3rd floor of a building on the corner of Placa de Catalunya. This hotel has the best possible location in all of Barcelona! Our room had a great view of Placa de Catalunya, and even a small balcony with a couple chairs. The hotel has great security as the building... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked this hotel for a brief stay in October before our cruise departure-we had low expectations, since it was to be a short stay, and we were really more concerned with affordability. We were so pleasantly surprised to find that it had a superb location for exploring Barcelona. The staff was extremely helpful and nice, and though the room... More 

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Sau Paulo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The owner and the staff are super friendly, give very good city tips and the rooms are very cozy. I had a beautiful view from my room, overlooking Playa de Catalunya. It had a small balcony where I enyojed my morning coffee in the sun. Locations is more than perfect and the breakfast is lovely. Would definetely recommand this hotel... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Best location in the heart of Barcelona. Hotel is on the third floor of an old, multi-use building. Small, homey hotel with a helpful, multi-lingual staff. The room was really small and basic but neat and clean. Comfortable double bed. Nice shower. Small, old TV. Free WiFi. The only window opened on an air shaft.

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Ginebra H, Owner at Hotel Ginebra, responded to this review

Hi Jeff very appreciate you taking your time to leave the review and glad you had such a good time in Barcelona. See you again perhaps. All the staff at Hotel Ginebra More 

3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The location is excellent! For first timer in Barcelona and don't speak Spanish, the location at plaza catalunya is right where the airport bus drops off at its' final stop. It is also where one can board the hop on/ off bus to tour. Which we did. Hector sends us an email to give clear instructions to find the hotel.... More 

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Ginebra H, Manager at Hotel Ginebra, responded to this review

Hi Tan and family! We also enjoyed your visit. Just one bit of information for anybody interested in staying with us. Perhaps because of its size (ten rooms) and probably our personable approach and attention for detail, some clients call Hotel Ginebra a Bed and Breakfast. But it really is a hotel, so we have 24 hour reception and any... More 

Norwalk, Connecticut
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Great location,friendly and helpful staff! Our room was clean and spacious(perhaps because they put us in a triple instead of a single, but bed was extremely comfortable, and the bathroom was deluxe by most European standards. We paid a very reasonable price and did opt for the $10 breakfast. Breakfast had a nice array of meat, cheese and fruit as... More 

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Ginebra H, Manager at Hotel Ginebra, responded to this review

Hello Dogslave! Thank you for the review and also the constructive criticism. We take note and always try to make things a bit better again. Enjoy your next travels The management Hotel GInebra Rambla de Catalunya 1 Barcelona More 

Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 6 nights in May and although it is a fantastic location we weren't very happy with this Hotel. The room is really small and we didn't have a view at all, just a view of the kitchen area! Unfortunately it rained a little while on our stay so we were in our room... More 

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Ginebra H, Owner at Hotel Ginebra, responded to this review

Hi and great to hear from you again, Please allow us to explain something to the general public: we have three different roomtypes: rooms with private bathroom (no view), rooms with private bathroom and city view, and finally budget rooms with private bathrooms. Obviously there is a price difference. The room that you had booked was the budget room with... More 

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for four nights and thought it was superb. The reception staff were so friendly and efficient, they really couldn't do enough for you. They even held my luggage for me in secure storage on my last day, at no extra cost, giving me plenty more time to explore this amazing city before having to catch the flight... More 

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Ginebra H, Manager at Hotel Ginebra, responded to this review

Thank you Matthew Highly appreciated. The staff at Hotel Ginebra in Barcelona More 

San Francisco, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The Hotel Ginebra was ideal - located right on the Placa de Catalunia in the middle of Barcelona. Upon arrival, Yvonne greeted us, let us know about some great places to eat and see, and even welcomed us with cava and beer. Our room overlooked the square, and even had a balcony where we enjoyed cocktails each evening. The breakfast... More 

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Ginebra H, General Manager at Hotel Ginebra, responded to this review

HI again! Thank you for pointing out the difference between rooms with a view and rooms without. In order to get a view, one needs to select the correct roomtype, as NOT ALL ROOMS HAVE views. Tks for allowing us to expalin that here. All the staff Hotel Ginebra Barcelona More 

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Address: Rambla de Catalunya 1, 3-1, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
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Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Eixample
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Ginebra 1*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Ginebra Hotel Barcelona
Hotel Ginebra Barcelona, Catalonia
Hotel Style:
#40 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#110 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#118 Family Hotel in Barcelona

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Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognizable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognized architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.