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Hotel California

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   C/ Rauric N0 14, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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Ranked #128 of 520 hotels in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the second time we stayed at Hotel California and have no complaints whatsoever. The price and location were the priority and in view of that we expected and accept something slightly rough around the edges. Good points are friendly helpful but not "in your face" staff on reception and at breakfast, the location is ideal for wandering around... More

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St Augustine
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Great location, location, location. The first room we had was quite noisy overlooking a popular bar where revelers were partying all night. I mean all night. We moved the next day to a room overlooking the courtyard which is nothing to look at but much quieter. We hit a heat wave in Barcelona and the A/C had been turned off... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Get location to start with. In the Gothic Quarter just a couple of blocks in from La Rambla. Lots of pubs and restaurants in walking distance. Was giving a First floor room facing an alley. Bring ear plugs or do like the locals and stay out all night. Free breakfast in the morning. Good enough to get you started until... More

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16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We stay for New Years Eve arriving on the Sunday and returning home on New Years Day. It's not the easiest hotel to find; the airport bus is excellent and drops you off at Pl. Catalunya, (the last stop). We found the hotel by walking down the Rambla, (towards the sea) turn left down Carrer de Ferran and then it's... More

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Excellent location in the heart of gothic quarter. We stayed for 2 nights and needed ear plugs to sleep because Barcelona doesn't! Excellent restaurant "my way" opposite served amazing cocktails and tapas. Our concierge recommended all restaurants and bus stops to help us navigate the city. He was so helpful and made our trip. The room was small and not... More

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Funchal, Portugal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

The best I could find with a excellent quality/price ratio, as it was recently refurbished, and, inside, has a modern look... Breakfast good enough for the price, although I would be happy to see some fruit... The only negative item to point is about location. Although an excellent location near the Rambla and Plaça del Rey, for that it was... More

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Olympia, Washington
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13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Two blocks off the Ramblas, this hotel is very clean with friendly, English-speaking staff. The included continental breakfast in the rustic below-ground-level room had many more than the average choices. Walk the opposite direction from the way to the Ramblas and shortly came to Plaça de Sant Jaume (St. James' square): the center of the Old City. At Plaça de... More

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Pwllheli, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

This small hotel is in a fantastic position off Las Ramblas, down one of the little characterful streets where the balconies are only feet apart. It has recently been refurbished so is very modern and spotlessly clean. The staff are very friendly and helpful. We thought the breakfast was excellent with more than enough choice of continental breakfast and cereals.... More

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10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

A lovely little hotel tucked down a side street off La Ramblas. Turn Left at KFC/Macdonalds as you walk down La Rambla. turn right at O'Hara's Irish Pub. And hey Presto. Great location for just about everything. We did find the alleyways a little noisy during the night but if you keep you windows closed you'll be fine. Staff very... More

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Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Very good hotel, nice modern rooms very good bathroom. We asked for a quiet room and got on on the fourth floor at the front of the building.The staff charming and helpful. Good central position only 50 metres from La Rambla. The only downside is that the breakfast was poor.

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Additional Information about Hotel California

Also Known As:
California Hotel Barcelona
Ca Barcelona
Hotel California Barcelona
Hotel California Barcelona, Catalonia
Address: C/ Rauric N0 14, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#160 Family Hotel in Barcelona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel California 2*
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