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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 #161 of 517 hotels in Barcelona
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 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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    4 of 5 stars
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91 reviews 91 reviews
46 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

nice hotel, excellent location, next to the Arch the Triumph or walking distance to the sightseeing aereas. Large bathroom and shower, liked that. Beds very good, but third bed in room for kid was average. Room for three a bit small for two ok. Nice small pool at the top of the hotel. Supermarkets nearby, great breakfast location across street... More

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25 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Catalonia Born which is in an excellent location and really enjoyed the experience. The room was clean and a good size and on the ground floor. Breakfast was really good and very well organised with lots of choice. Went up to the pool which is only tiny but a lovely place to sit and had poolside drinks... More

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Sydney, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best thing about this hotel is the location and the pool. It's pretty hard to find a good quality hotel for a decent price in Barcelona during July, so this hotel was a good find. The rooms are a good size, we had a little balcony overlooking the street and it was always clean with a fresh bottle of... More

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Tampere, Finland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location. Walking distance to La rambla, beach or to metro. The pool was very small, the pictures don't really show how small it was, but it was good to have for cooling off. Internet worked fine, so the connection speed depends on your room location. Nothing really special about this hotel: breakfasts were ok, rooms were ok, the service... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend stayed here for four nights and we were very happy. The location is fantastic, just step outside and you are in walking distance of the nicest area in Barcelona. Metro station is nearby as well. The pool was small but nice for a cool off. Staff was very friendly and helpful! Would recommend to anyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed here from Wednesday to Saturday last week and we couldn't have asked for more- super clean hotel in the perfect location! We could walk to the sea (about 20 min walk) and to the La Rambla! The staff were very friendly and even gave us a free glass of Cava for having to wait a... More

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Tacloban, Philippines
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed 6 Nights in this hotel. Room was clean. Front desk are very helpful and friendly. One negative thing was the internet service is very poor.. Internet speed is either zero or so slow it is ineffective.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The location of this hotel was amazing! El Born is a great area full of restaurants and bars on a maze of streets- wonderful for walking around. Most other areas of the city that we visited were within walking distance or an easy metro ride away, yet the hotel itself was away from all of the hubbub. (The Arch de... More

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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights. Rooms very comfy, big bathroom with a bath and separate shower. Aircon was great. Room was quiet. Breakfast was good value and high quality. Free wifi. Nice location. Rooftop is a good place for a drink or a relax but the pool is tiny. Pool towels are provided.

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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Chose this hotel for the good price and good reviews and we were not disappointed. It was fairly difficult to find as we had to find parking 1st; however once we found our bearings in the city, the location actually proved to be ideal. We were greeted by a friendly receptionist who spoke fab English and she was helpful, offering... More

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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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Catalonia Born 4*
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Catalonia Born Hotel Barcelona
Hotel Catalonia Princesa
Catalonia Princesa Barcelona
Catalonia Born Barcelona

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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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