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Catalonia Born

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rec Comtal 16-18, 08003 Barcelona, Spain (Formerly Catalonia Princesa Hotel ) (Sant Pere - Santa Caterina i la Ribera)
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Ranked #191 of 520 hotels in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On my birthday, last year I was there and the place was the best in town!!! Rooms, people, service,like a queen. Also walking distance for some attractions in Barcelona.Highly recommended.Near airport

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SoniaMatheuBarcelona, Director General at Catalonia Born, responded to this review

Dear Madam, The team of Catalonia Born Hotel is happy to know that your stay was your total satisfaction. We look forward to welcoming you on a trip to Barcelona! A cordial and affectionate greeting, Sonia Matheu Directora HC BORN More

Belfast N Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have just returned from a couple of days in Barcelona. This hotel was recommended to me by a friend who had previously booked it for her daughter. I really enjoyed staying there. I booked two rooms. It was comfortable and pleasant and in a good location. Staff at the desk were first class and very helpful. I would stay... More

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SoniaMatheuBarcelona, Director General at Catalonia Born, responded to this review

Dear Madam, I appreciate the time you've spent to write a few lines about our hotel. We're glad you've had a good stay and we would like to welcome you on your next visit to the city. Best Regards from Barcelona! Sonia Matheu Directora HC BORN More

Derry, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is excellent - conveniently situated near Arc de Triomf, and within walking distance of Catalonia Square (where the Airport and tourist busses depart)/ Las Ramblas and Sagrada Familia. The rooms are very comfortable with excellent showers and room safety deposit boxes. The front desk staff were exceptionally helpful with queries and assisting with onward travel arrangements.

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SoniaMatheuBarcelona, Director General at Catalonia Born, responded to this review

Dear costumers, We appreciate the comments made about the hotel. We are pleased that you enjoyed some nice days and that the area where the hotel is located you liked. Again, I reiterate my thanks, hoping to be able to welcome you on your next visit to Barcelona. Sincerely, Sonia Matheu BORN HC More

Romford, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my friend stayed here for 4 days whilst visiting the wonderful city of barcelona. We arrived early hours of the morning and was greeted immediately by the reception who was very helpful and sorted our room out immediately Once we got to our room we couldn't complain at all! The bed was huge and so comfy!! The room... More

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SoniaMatheuBarcelona, Director General at Catalonia Born, responded to this review

Dear costumers, We appreciate the comments made about the hotel. "El Born" is now one of the trendiest neighborhoods of Barcelona, since it converge on culture, fashion, tourism, food, etc.. It is an area well served by public transport and is next to the city center. Again, I reiterate my thanks, hoping to be able to welcome you on your... More

Sallins, Kildare
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We stayed at the hotel just recently for 4 nights. The location is very good, full of nice restaurants around. It is not in the old town, but very close, walking distance and honestly the neighbourhood of St Pere is very nice and cultural. They do have a small swimming pool, which we didn’t use neither see so we can’t... More

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SoniaMatheuBarcelona, Director General at Catalonia Born, responded to this review

Dear Sirs, Thank you very much for the comments made after your visit last month!. We are pleased that you enjoyed some nice days and that the area where the hotel is located you liked. Reiterating my thanks, warmest regards, Sonia Matheu HC BORN More

Medias
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

The hotel has a good location although it is not easy to get to it with a car/taxi. The breakfast options are basic, but quality compensates for lack of variety. Rooms are OK, mine was quite large but that was in good part doe to its strange shape/location. The poor taste is left by the quality of the service. If... More

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SoniaMatheuBarcelona, Director General at Catalonia Born, responded to this review

Dear Sir, First of all, sorry that the stay in our hotel was not as good as it deserves. Our main interest is that our client is comfortable and pleasant days pass. The theme that tells us of the iron, I wanted to mention that we have 2 iron free of charge to our customers, but to be a 4... More

London
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I stayed at the Born on business, so wasn't there perhaps as would be on holiday. But nice hotel. Rooms are not flash, but have all you would need. My room was overlooking the street, which was nice as it had a Juliet balcony and was nice to relax with the window open and take in the local sounds. Nice... More

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SoniaMatheuBarcelona, Director General at Catalonia Born, responded to this review

Dear Sirs, I appreciate the time you've spent to write a few lines about our hotel. We're glad you've had a good stay and we would like to welcome you on your next visit to the city. Yours Sincerely, Sonia Matheu Directora HC BORN More

Adelaide
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

I looked at three rooms before getting one that I loved. I had asked for a non smoking quiet room and so the first room i was given had no windows, it was sort of in the middle of the hotel, and I was there for 6 nights. This was because my last hotel had building works going on but... More

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SoniaMatheuBarcelona, Director General at Catalonia Born, responded to this review

Dear Costumer, Thank you very much for the time you've spent to write a few lines about our hotel. I'm glad that the room was to your liking and have passed a pleasant stay. Hoping to give it back to you welcome a trip to Barcelona, ​​Sincerely, SOnia Matheu Directora HC BORN More

Zurich, Switzerland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

The booking worked fine. The receptionist explained all the tariff details, except for the local charge that was to pay at the end of the stay. Luckily it was already mentioned during the booking. And we got a voucher for a welcome drink. The Breakfast was on special for €10 instead of €16. A medium range buffet with local elements... More

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SoniaMatheuBarcelona, Director General at Catalonia Born, responded to this review

Dear Customer First I wanted to thank you for the time you have spent writing a few lines about our hotel. I regret that your stay there not lived up to their expectations. Our main goal is that our guests feel very welcome and if you encounter any questions, we can do at the moment to provide solution to any... More

London, United Kingdom
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218 reviews 218 reviews
45 hotel reviews
248 helpful votes 248 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Catalonia Born is fantastically located and you couldn't complain about the friendliness of the staff however for me there were two reasons which will stop me coming back here. First the wi fi is awful, web pages take minutes to load and it keeps disconnecting. I gave up and spent more time in the bar opposite Elsa y Fred who... More

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SoniaMatheuBarcelona, Director General at Catalonia Born, responded to this review

Dear Customer First I wanted to thank you for the time you have spent writing a few lines about our hotel. I note your comments. It helps us to improve and to solve any problem. Hoping to be able to greet you in the next visit to Barcelona, ​​Sincerely, Sonia Matheu Directora HC BORN More

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Additional Information about Catalonia Born

Also Known As:
Catalonia Born Hotel Barcelona
Catalonia Born Hotel
Hotel Catalonia Princesa
Catalonia Princesa Barcelona
Catalonia Princesa
Catalonia Born Barcelona
Address: Rec Comtal 16-18, 08003 Barcelona, Spain (Formerly Catalonia Princesa Hotel )
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Sant Pere - Santa Caterina i la Ribera
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#115 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#144 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#186 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Catalonia Born 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Catalonia Princesa is located in a magnificent building typical of the architecture of Barcelona's gothic quarter. Near the Arco de Triunfo and the Ciudadela Park, it is situated in the historic and commercial centre of Barcelona, only a few minutes away from Plaza Catalunya. Our clients have a range of facilities at their disposal, including a bar/cafeteria, a traditional Mediterranean restaurant and a conference room. There is a public car park next to the hotel. ... more   less 
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