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Hostal Oliva

Certificate of Excellence
Passeig de Gracia, 32, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
Hostal Oliva
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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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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Thank you for the great warm welcome. What a friendly, clean and quiet place to stay in midst of the great energy that only Barcelona offers. A wonderful place, bacci a tutti:):) kisses to all of you, Gruss und Kuss, je vous embrasses..... best, Anita

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Hostal Oliva B, Gerente at Hostal Oliva, responded to this review

Dear Anita, Thanks for your review and sharing your experience at Hostal Oliva. We hope to see you again very soon, and be again part of your experience at Barcelona. Best Regards, Hostal Oliva More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

When looking for a hotel in Barcelona, look no further than Hostal Oliva! The friendly atmosphere created by the staff accentuated the wondrous allure contained within the walls of the hostel. The location could not be more perfect for exploring Barcelona by day or tackling Barcelona life at night. Highly recommend this spot to all my friends and to you

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Hostal Oliva B, Gerente at Hostal Oliva, responded to this review

Dear Ben, Hostal Oliva want to thank you for your time reviewing your experperience at our place. We are happy to know that you had a good experience, and we hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Hostal Oliva More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We flew in from Vancouver having a booking at Hostal Oliva. It was very clean and the decorations were very well done. The hosts were very informative on the city on what things we can do and see. The building itself was in the centre of the city with amazing architecture. Highly recommend this!

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Hostal Oliva B, Gerente at Hostal Oliva, responded to this review

Dear Kamran, Thank you so much for your words. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay in Hostal Oliva. We had the opportunity to make your visit to Barcelona an unique experience, and this is our main goal. We will keep working to keep this atmosphere alive, so you can enjoy it the next time you visit... More 

Tower City, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Having never been to Barcelona before, I was a bit concerned about an affordable hotel in city center being a safe risk. But Hostal Oliva was the best! What an amazing surprise to pass Tiffany's and Armani's on the way there and then approach the lovely brass and wooden doors to a marble entryway with the coolest old elevator ever... More 

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Hostal Oliva B, Gerente at Hostal Oliva, responded to this review

Dear Virginia, First of all, thank you so much for sharing your experience with other customers. It is a pleasure for us to know that Hostal Oliva was an important part of your experience in Barcelona. Since 1931, day by day, we work hard to make the 4th floor of Passeig de Gràcia 32 the best place for travellers who... More 

Haifa
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63 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We stayed in Barcelona for two days as a part of a family vacation. We stayed at Hostal Oliva which is a very simple and centrally located place. The staff is very friendly but does not speak English at all. It seems to us as a good and relatively inexpensive place, if you plan to spend your days exploring the... More 

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Hostal Oliva B, Gerente at Hostal Oliva, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your opinion. Our incredible location and our attentive and helpful staff want to provide a great stay in Barcelona. Hope to see you again very soon. Kind regards, Hostal Oliva More 

Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Two-night stay in this spartan hostal which occupies the upper floor of a building located in the Eixample neighborhood (handy for sightseeing and has convenient access to the subway). While hotel rates in Barcelona are among the most expensive in Spain, Hostal Oliva offers small, but clean rooms at very reasonable prices. As our intent was to spend little time... More 

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Hostal Oliva B, Gerente at Hostal Oliva, responded to this review

Dear Pam, We would like to thank you for reviewing us. Our unique location in the heart of Barcelona wants to be the best alternative to experience Barcelona as a local by offering convenient rooms to discover the city. You pointed some services that can be improved (breakfast available in-house or CC payments). Our main goal is to offer better... More 

Ontario, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The Hostal Oliva is in a superb location, very close to many restaurants, shopping and less than 10 minutes walk from the Aerobus (airport transfer) point at Placa de Catalunya. And if you like to walk, less than an hour will take you to most of the major sights; if not the Metro or buses are close by. Yes, our... More 

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Hostal Oliva B, Manager at Hostal Oliva, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for you Opinion. Your words are your experience at Hostal Oliva are the best advertisement for us. Not only because it can be more credible for future guests, but also because you experienced the Hostal Oliva experience. Our privileged location, our convenient rooms and our friendly staff work to fulfill our main goal: make our guests... More 

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We have just returned from 3 nights in Hostal Oliva. The romantic approach to the 4th floor in the quaint lift gives you a feel for the lovely old building. The room was impeccably clean, with plenty of storage, and the coffee machine in the Reception provides a welcome start to the day (there is also a vending machine with... More 

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Hostal Oliva B, Manager at Hostal Oliva, responded to this review

Dear Christine, We would like to thank you for your opinion. We are a family Hotel that since 1931 try to keep not only our essence, but also to offer a unique experience of the real Barcelona. People like you is our reason to be, and knowing that Hostal Oliva helped you to feel the Barcelona spirit give us strengh... More 

Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Used to be a good deal but now it is 91 euro for a double room. No way. I expect something better for that price. In the summer the very old air conditioning is not cool enough and you are kept awake.

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Hostal Oliva B, Manager at Hostal Oliva, responded to this review

Dear Jon, First of all we would like to thank you for your opinion. We work day after day to offer a better experience to our customers, so your insights are helpful. Every Hotel has its own price policy, and customers are free to chose the one that satisfies better their necessities. We are very confident that if you are... More 

Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We loved Hostal Oliva (don't be put off by the word 'hostal' — it means a small, family-run hotel, not a hostel). The location in the upmarket Passeig de Gracia is amazing, with near neighbours like Tiffany and Manolo Blahnik, and there are lots of wonderful tapas bars in the surrounding area. The hotel is on the fourth floor and... More 

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Hostal Oliva B, Manager at Hostal Oliva, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your opinion. We do our best to offer to every guest the best experience in Barcelona, and seems that your stay in Hostal Oliva was helpful to discover our nice city. As you notice, Hostal is a false friend between the anglosaxon meaning and the reality, so your explanation can help other users.... More 

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Eixample
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.
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