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Renaissance Barcelona Hotel

5.0 of 5 Pau Claris 122, 08009 Barcelona, Spain (Formerly Diplomatic Hotel Barcelona)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Springfield, Missouri
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78 reviews 78 reviews
71 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very Good hotel. Reasonable price. Great location. Helpful staff. Clean rooms. Nice breakfast and free WIFI for gold level guests. So, this is a nice hotel. Still, it needs a few adjustments. For a start, the hotel has the darkest bathrooms we've ever seen. And we travel a lot. The tile is black, the floor is black marble and all... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perfect accommodation in a perfect location with a perfect breakfast buffet and perfect staff :) Rooms are spacious and clean. I really appreciated its location in the city centre and a bath in the bathroom :) Recommend especially to discerning travellers.

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Cristina E, PR & Communications Coordinator at Renaissance Barcelona Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ivana, Thank you very much for your review of the Renaissance Barcelona Hotel on TripAdvisor and for awarding us 5 stars. We are very proud to read that you found our team to be perfect and it is great to know you enjoyed your breakfast experience with its wide selection of food offerings including from cold cuts to hot... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a weekend getaway in Barcelona and stayed at the Renaissance Hotel...not to be confused with the Renaissance Fira Hotel, which I'm sure will be equally good. The location of this hotel was the best thing for us. The hotel is a short walk from the bus stop and passeig de Gracia metro, making it really easy to... More 

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Cristina E, PR & Communications Coordinator at Renaissance Barcelona Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at the Renaissance Barcelona Hotel and for posting a review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you were overall pleased with the hotel location, service and your room, and thank you especially for your encouraging comments regarding our ambassadors, we will be sure to pass on to the entire... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed our stay at the Renaissance this past week. We were upgraded to an executive room which had plenty of space and a nice modern marble bath. Amazingly powerful shower too! The hotel is in a great location, easy walk to many parts of the centre city and the Sagrada Familia. Many great restaurants in a... More 

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Cristina E, PR & Communications Coordinator at Renaissance Barcelona Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kristin, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at the Renaissance Barcelona Hotel and for your excellent review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the comfort of your upgraded room and we appreciate your positive comments regarding our ambassadors and service. We look forward to welcoming you back on your return to Barcelona. Yours Sincerely, Cristina... More 

santa monica
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stay in Marriott hotels more than in my own home, and thus hold very high standards of my expectations of a hotel. The Renaissance Barcelona exceeded my expectations with its impeccable customer service and comfortable clean rooms and amenities. I received a couple of welcome emails before my arrival, and was accommodated with a room upon my 7:30 am... More 

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Cristina E, PR & Communications Coordinator at Renaissance Barcelona Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lana, Thank you very much for posting a such a great review from your recent stay with us at the Renaissance Barcelona Hotel. We are pleased to hear you had a First Class Experience and that we were able to exceed your expectations on your visit to Barcelona. Your comments have been shared with the whole team and are... More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to Barcelona for a long week holiday trip and decided to stay at Renaissance due to the excellent location and the fact that I am a Platinum Marriott rewards member and had some points to spend on a room. The stuff in the hotel was very nice and friendly and managed to help me with most of my... More 

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Cristina E, PR & Communications Coordinator at Renaissance Barcelona Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kirill, Thank you for your continued loyalty to Marriott and for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the delicious variety our breakfast has to offer. Your positive comments regarding the service of our ambassadors as well as the location of the hotel are very much appreciated. Thank you for... More 

Oakville, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent hotel located perfectly in Barcelona. Only 1 km from La Rambla and the Gaudi district of Barcelona. There was a good variety of food at the breakfast buffet and free wifi. The small store in the hotel had a selection of wine and beer at reasonable prices. The staff spoke English and were able to give us directions to... More 

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Cristina E, PR & Communications Coordinator at Renaissance Barcelona Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Robert, Thank you for taking the time to place a review with regards to your recent stay at the Renaissance Barcelona Hotel. Thank you for your invaluable feedback regarding our location, just steps away from Paseo de Gracia, main shopping district and minutes away from famous cultural and historical sites as well as many hidden gems, and for recommending... More 

Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Hotel. Had us upgraded before we arrived. Cheese and cracker plate with wine in the room. They have us a bottle of wine since it was my birthday. Room was beautiful. Beautiful view. Service was excellent.

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Cristina E, PR & Communications Coordinator at Renaissance Barcelona Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for posting a review from your recent stay with us at the Renaissance Barcelona Hotel and for the excellent rating you have given us. We are delighted to hear your birthday celebration went so well and you enjoyed the upgrade and the amenities arranged by the team. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great stay at the Renaissance Barcelona hotel last week where we stayed for 3 nights. Hotel location is perfect and they have an amazing staff. I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone planning a trip to Barcelona.

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Cristina E, PR & Communications Coordinator at Renaissance Barcelona Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at the Renaissance Barcelona Hotel and for your feedback. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we appreciate your positive comments regarding our ambassadors and service, and thank your for recommending us to other travelers. We look forward to welcoming you back to the... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I generally stay at Renaissance hotels globally and this one just doesn't cut it like the others. The location & staff here are wonderful but the hotel itself isn't as nice as others Renaissance hotels. The rooms are small and worn. I would stay here again for business but prob not with family and for personal travel when I'm typical... More 

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Cristina E, PR & Communications Coordinator at Renaissance Barcelona Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ds. Davis, Thank you very much for your recent stay with us at the Renaissance Barcelona Hotel and for sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are very sorry that some aspects of your recent stay fell below your expectations and our usual standards, though we are glad to hear that our Navigators were able to assist you in discovering... More 

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Address: Pau Claris 122, 08009 Barcelona, Spain (Formerly Diplomatic Hotel Barcelona)
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Eixample
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Renaissance Barcelona Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 211
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Also Known As:
Ac Diplomatic Hotel Barcelona
Renaissance Barcelona Hotel Catalonia
Hotel Style:
#39 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#56 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#60 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#65 Romantic 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.