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Mallorca 209, 08008 Barcelona, Spain
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Ranked #43 of 296 Barcelona B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for a week at Zoo Rooms. It is located at a central place with lots of restaurants around it. There is a 24h supermarket at the corner. You can use everything in the kitchen and the big space outside was a really nice extra. The room was cozy, clean and had a private bathroom. There was a good... More

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Toronto, Ontario
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like many of the reviewers on Tripadvisor, we booked with Zoom Rooms based on the wonderful reviews. Zoo Rooms is indeed a very good place to stay. It is located in the area called the L'Eixample. It is about a 15 minute walk to many major sites (Las Ramblas, La Pedrera, Batllo House) a 25 minute walk to La Sagrada... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We chose this hotel based on the reviews here, and the information couldn't have been more spot-on. Myself, my husband, and our two kids (ages 12 and 6) stayed in the Zoo Suite for 2 nights. The room is very spacious for a family of 4, and very comfortable. We loved having our little balconies looking over the street. The... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This was my second visit to Barcelona and I called Steve personally and got my rooms booked due the amazing experience I had during my last stay at Zoo rooms. I had booked this hotel for our stay the first time mainly based on the positive and amazing ratings on TripAdvisor During my second visit we landed on Steves birthday... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I agree with every positive review about Zoo Rooms. I stayed there for 5 nights having visited Barcelona with a friend. The location is very convenient, being close to the main Gaudi sights, as well as plenty of fantastic tapas restaurants and bars. Gabriella and Steve are fantastic hosts- so helpful with recommending the best places to eat and drink.... More

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Karachi, Pakistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This cute little hotel had everything we needed for our 6 day stay. It was a little hard to find at first, but the location is pretty central with lots of restaurants and bars around. There's a kitchen and lounge area for all the guests to use. And a huge peaceful terrace with hammocks and chairs to relax in after... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Staying at Zoo Rooms, where Steve is the landlord, is excellent value for money. Located centrally in Barcelona Steve has several good input of where to nice restaurants, tapas bars, where to get the best brunch etc. You got to try this.

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Bucharest, Romania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I have just spent three nights at Zoo Rooms and couldn't have asked for more. The place itself is located in the wonderful Eixample district, within walking distance from several touristic attractions and dozens of restaurants and bars. For those who prefer to explore by foot, it can't get any better than this. Our host Oris was wonderful and gave... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We located Zoo Rooms after a short walk from the Passaig de Gracia metro station asking Carrer Mallorca. The entrance is understated to say the least, and we weren't entirely sure what to expect. However, as we 'buzzed' reception, we were greeted by Steve, who was clearly expecting us as he called me by my first name which is a... More

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Situated in a non-descript building somewhere in the heart of the city, is Zoo Rooms, a great hotel with the MOST helpful manager - Oris - that we have ever seen. We checked in at 8:30am - early by any hotel standards, but Oris had a room set up for us and once we had put our bags down, she... More

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Address: Mallorca 209, 08008 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona
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ZOO ROOMS offers stylish and budget "chic & cheerful" accommodation to a new generation of culturally sophisticated visitors to Barcelona who want a certain level of independence mixed with top-quality service, style and comfort at an affordable price.Hotel? Hostel? - Oh?tel! Our rooms meet guidelines for hotel standards, but our prices are closer to a hostel. we are a unique boutique guesthouse, combining the quality you'd find in a fancy hotel with the personal services offered in a hostel - you can cook your own meal, mingle with other guests, chill out in the living room, drink on the terrace, and all at an affordable price.The location of our little city oasis, in the heart of the Eixample area, was carefully chosen so our guests would get a better city experience and level of comfort and relax that you just won't find staying in the old town. We are situated in a prestigious area of the city, next to the city's most hip restaurants, bars and just walking distance to the city's finest sights: There are bars and clubs just around the corner if you want to go out dancing, the best of the city's restaurants - with prices to suit all budgets - are all within easy walking distance. Gaudí's masterpieces La Pedrera and Casa Battló are also just a few blocks away.The area is safe at night to walk around in - you will not be harrassed by beer-sellers, thieves and drunkards like in the old town.Did we mention the TERRAZA? Our privileged guests will soon discover our large sunny terrace with hammocks and tables and lounge chairs where guests can really chill out and take a break from the hum-drum of the big city. We organise weekly BBQ's in the evenings during the summer months serving a wonderful array of the best Argentinean and Galician meats, fresh fish and grilled vegetarian options. ... more   less 
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