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Chic & Basic Ramblas

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Pasaje Gutenberg, 7, 08001 Barcelona, Spain (El Raval)
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Ranked #171 of 517 hotels in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for four days in June. Great location close to a metro station and the marina. Front desk staff were professional and helpful and the whole place had a good atmosphere. Our room had kitchen facilities and they were lots of opportunity to eat close by. Would definitely go back there.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The concept of the hotel is great and when you walk into the lobby it looks like such a fun hotel. The location is great at the bottom of the Ramblas and a short walk to the beach. However, for the price, I paid for my stay, I was definitely underwhelmed. I had paid for a superior double with terrace... More

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29 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We paid quite a lot to stay in this hotel for a romantic weekend, but the room was so basic and shabby that there was nothing romantic about it at all. The bathroom was especially horrible. My advice would be to avoid this hotel. Barcelona is full of other, nicer hotels, trust me.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anyone wanting to stay handy to La Ramblas cannot go past Chic & Basic. 2 minutes walk to the action and tucked behind other building gave us quiet , restful sleep. Large modern rooms and kitchen facilities made this hotel a great find. Breakfast down stairs if chosen was a great start to the day. Priced to suit most budgets... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really appreciated this hotel, the location is very good, near restaurants, night life (if that is what you are looking for) and on the beginning of Las Ramblas (the Marina side of it). Staff was always available and ready to help. Hotel room was very comfortable and looked brand new. Didn't catch the breakfast but a friend that did... More

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South Burlington, VT
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I stayed at C&B Ramblas four nights in mid-July. We were wrapping up a wonderful two weeks in Spain and the hotel, the staff, and the city provided a most pleasant closure to our trip. The staff people, whenever we approached the desk, were always cheerful and helpful. The actual desk was cheerful, bring constructed of stacked... More

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Nice, France
18 reviews 18 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The price was good, our room was big, the Balcony was the biggest plus. But the room furnishings were rather shabby. So basically, it was a good central hotel which wasn't quiet chic! Meaning one could find better in Barcelona. The breakfast buffet and bicycle rental was a great plus. And one of the staff members was especially good in... More

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Toledo, Spain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extremely complex to get to hotel by car with a v poor guideline by hotel staff. Small room with kitchen -cupboard which included 100 years old fridge with black mould growing on the fridge door , no rubbish basket. We were moved to the room on top floor: clean and bigger but with huge air conditioning unit above and in... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great location just of Ramblas and close to the port. Small rooms with great bathrooms and air con, very clean. Staff really helpful and friendly. Only downside is the breakfast, ok for a snack, but if you want a good first meal of the day, this isn't the place. Apart from this I would recommend this as a perfect place... More

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Great location, walking distance to so many great places. Very cute design and details. Adorable notes written around the room. For example the soap had a message on it that read: "this is the cutest soap you will ever steal from a hotel, enjoy", or something of the sort. Our room was very small, but ok. Had a little kitchen... More

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Address: Pasaje Gutenberg, 7, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
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Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Raval
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Hotel Class:3 star — Chic & Basic Ramblas 3*
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chic&basic Ramblas is inspired by the Barcelona of the 1960s. In chic&basic Ramblas, the same as in that age, the playful and the creative are strongly united. With a photographic exposition on the doors of the 85 rooms, the passageways overflowing with colour and history, a green Seat 600 in the lobby and a restaurant with bar and terrace, the c&b Ramblas is an entire experience that will delight you.chic&basic Ramblas has all the services that make chic&basic the perfect place to enjoy your stay in the centre of Barcelona. Reception 24 hours, locked room for luggage, bar and restaurant, parking, free WiFi and a PC with free internet access in the lobby. Also, if you want to move about the city at your own pace, bicycles are available to rent. Once you try them, you won’t want to use any other transport in Barcelona.You can also enjoy our chic&basic tour, a two hour walk through Ciutat Vella in which we will mix history with some curiosities, as well as gastronomic and nightlife suggestions. Enjoy it on Tuesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays at 10:00am. ... more   less 
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