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Carrer Rera Palau 2, Primero 2a, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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El Balcon del Born
Ranked #2 of 296 Barcelona B&B and Inns
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Llanelli, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an old building with much character in a convenient position in the centre of the gothic quarter and close to the marina. It is situated in a pedestrian precinct, so no traffic noise. You can look down on the cafes below from the balconies, but the hubbub did not go on too late. Transport links are nearby. All... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful stay, mainly due to amazingly friendly, helpful and kind-hearted hosts. The location was central so provided an easy access to the heart of the city. Rooms beautifully decorated, the dining room and breakfasts served set ideal ambience to kick off the day! Highly recommended!

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Shanghai, China
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40 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You don't need me to tell you how lovely the Barcelona is, but I have to tell you how great I stayed in this apartment. The very moment we arrived, Anna greeted us so friendly and helpful. She prepared us the "must- do" list as well as tags on the map, we had a cheerful talk!! Yes, talk, this is... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this hotel for myself and my best female friend Eva from Sweden. We arrived after a 20min taxi ride from Barcelona El Prat Airport (between 30-35Euro) to a lovely side street with 2 restaurants. The B & B is opposite one of them. Roberto met us outside with a massive smile and hello. Like a true gentleman he... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can I say. I think this was the best B&B we stayed in during our three week trip in Spain. We stayed for 6 nights in room 5 which had its own little balcony overlooking the Placa de Ollies. Very good for people watching. I loved having the balcony I think this made the B&B. We took the airport... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice B&B perfect service during reservation and when arriving, and touristtrips, map etc. really good breakfast. A little smaller room than the picture showed but ok. No AC but a fan in each room. We had a balcony, nice! Situated perfect, between the beach and La Ramla and Gothic. Will stay here again.

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights here, in a room with bath and balcony. Paid €130 a night, which is too much. Its location is perfect, but quite noisy. Firstly we were unlucky to stay at the same time as a family of 5 with 3 small children, who were noisy in the dining area from early morning. Secondly the noise from outside... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for four nights in the middle of the summer. We had a warm welcoming the evening we arrived and a great set of recommendations and helpful Barcelona tips in the morning. The breakfast was great as well. Pablo also had helpful information ready whenever we asked a question about things to see and getting around in Barcelona, he... More

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Madrid, Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a very comfatable stay in this B&B. It is not fancy, but features all important elements of a good B&B, i.e. clean bathroom (though a shared one) and good facilities, very helpful staff (Roberto and Ana), and perfect location! I had stayed in 4 different places in Barcelona before, but this location is the best - 5min walk... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This was our favorite stop on a 6 week trip through Europe! Pablo was so gracious and helpful. We were there for 4 nights and met some great people who we have since kept in contact with. The B & B Is in a fabulous location right near restaurants, shopping, the beach and the Picasso museum. We signed up for... More

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Address: Carrer Rera Palau 2, Primero 2a, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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El Balcon Del Born Hotel Barcelona
El Balcon Del Born Barcelona, Catalonia

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EL BALCÓN DEL BORN BARCELONAis a guest house just in the centre of Barcelona, in Born, a district with distinctive cafés,bars, restaurants… where many artist live. It's a 5 minutes walk to The Cathedral del Mar or the Picasso Museum, and 10 minutesto Las Ramblas or the Barceloneta beaches. We have a house with 5 bedrooms. One has its own bathroom (suite) and the othersshare one bathroom every two rooms. All the rooms including the dining room have an exterior balcony, and therefore plentyof light.Rates per night for one or two people:Room 1 (El Palau): Our biggest room, with 20 square meters. The room has a kingsize bed or two twin beds and an exterior balcony facing the pedestrian street ReraPalau. 95 €Room 2 (Els Encants): An ample room with its own bathroom (suite) and anexterior balcony facing the street Rera Palau. 100 €Room 3 (La Ribera): Spacious room with a king size bed or two twin beds. Exteriorbalcony to the square El Tripó. 90 €Room 4 (El Racó): Our smallest and coziest room, with a double bed and a balconywith a double view, one side facing the square Plaça de les Olles and the other sidefacing the street Rera Palau. 80 €Room 5 (Les Olles): Spacious room with a king size bed or two twin beds and anexterior balcony facing the square Plaça de les Olles. 90 €The prices include continental breakfast, towels, bathrobes, hairdryer, wifi andhouskeeping. Optional service (extra cost): LaundryOnce you arrive, please pay for your whole stay with us in cash. We do not accept creditcards.You will have your own keys, so a 20 € guarantee deposit is required. You will get itback when you return the keys.Check-in : 3 pmCheck-out: 12 amHow to get there:El Balcón del Born is located almost right in front of the train station Estació deFrança. FROM THE BARCELONA AIRPORT, TERMINAL 2:· By train (the cheapest way to get there): Take the train (Renfe) at the airport andstop at Passeig de Gràcia. Once you get there, take the train that goes to Estacióde França on the very same platform. Get out of the station and cross the avenue;four blocks down you will find the street Carrer Rera Palau.· By bus: Take the Aerobús and get off at Plaza Catalunya (30 minutes). Fromthere, it’s a 5 to 10 minutes taxi ride, depending on the traffic.· By taxi: It’s a 25 minutes taxi ride from the airport. FROM THE BARCELONA AIRPORT, TERMINAL 1:Take the bus that connects with Terminal 2 to get the train that will take youdowntown, take the Aerobús that will take you to Plaza Catalunya, or just take ataxi.! IF YOU COME BY CAR:There is a car park next to the Guest House (Plaça Comercial) that charges 23,15euros per 24 hours (the price is subject to changes in the policy of the car parkcompany). ... more   less 
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