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Hotel Actual

#121 of 514 Hotels in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
Rossello 238 | Corner Passeig de Grácia, 08008 Barcelona, Spain
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Madison, Wisconsin
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a different hotel in Barcelona which had some problems the night before my stay, so they booked me a room in this hotel. The location was great - far enough away from things that it was quiet and that you felt like you had a little distance but close enough that everything was walkable (I was able to... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here on a recent weekend after being in the city for a few days on business. Overall, I found the hotel a very good base to explore the city from. Located in an upscale shopping area, and a few minutes walk away from a restaurant area with lovely squares and dining options. The hotel itself is priced for... More 

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colrain
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22 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Hotel Actual is a small boutique hotel located close to the Diagonal, just off P de Garcia, and just around the corner from one of Barcelona's architectural wonders - Gaudi's Casa Mila, popularly known as the "Pedrera". The rooms are beautifully designed, in white and gray, with big comfortable beds and large, luxurious bathrooms. An electric kettle and assortment of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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229 helpful votes 229 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Without knowing too much about hotels in Barcelona chose this one as did not want to be pitched in with crowds near Plaza Cataluya or Ramblas. It is at the top end of the expensive shopping street of Passeig de Gracia in fact next door to Stella McCartney's store and opposite a swanky hotel Omm. We had a great room... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I stayed in Hotel Actual for 1 night in February 2015. Had a great experience. It's a small hotel with rather small rooms but very comfortable and I had everything I needed. Hotel staff very helpful and friendly. Location is absolutely prime. You just walk out and you are in Passeig de Gracia and you have a metro station right... More 

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Berkeley, California
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25 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This is in the Eixample, about a block from Gaudi's Casa Mila. We stayed six nights, so they gave us a good room. Very quiet, comfortable, clean. The location is great because Barcelona is very walkable. Many folks on the street, even late at night. Near many restaurants and fancy shops, walking distance to Sagrada Familia. Ramblas and Bari Gothic... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My wife and I visited this hotel for four nights over New Years Eve 2014/2015 to celebrate my 60th birthday. It is very well located for exploring Barcelona, The gothic quarter and Roman walls are 15 mins walk away, the The Sagrada Família is 10 minutes walk, the Casa Milà and Casa Batlló 5 minutes walk away, the port is... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We arrived en masse and they proceeded our check in quickly. The room and bathroom was immaculate and very comfortable.. Once I stashed my luggage and securely placed my items in the room safe, we were off to to explore the city. The location was perfect and we walked all the way down to the waterfront. After a long day... More 

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Roussillon, France
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

When considering hotels & resturants that we have reviewed formost in mind is the price, quality, value ratio. The Actual does really get full marks and it's location can not be bettered. Stylish, extremely comfortable, good service, you could pay awfully more and not have the quality of the Actual. We could not recommend this hotel more highly.

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Mexico
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14 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Perfect location, much more than a three star hotel. The room was nice and well appointed. Very friendly staff. Would definitely recommend. Very good value for money. Quite street but centric ally located. All shops, restaurants and many top attractions within walking distance.

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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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