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Aparthotel Arai

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Avinyo 30, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Cannot beat the location. In Gothic Quarter, which I found to be most charming of city. Convenient to metro (10 minutes) and to beach (20 minutes). Front desk staff are incredibly nice and helpful. Interacted with three different people on three different occasions at front desk. Each time, they gave great advice and recommendations, spoke English very well and were... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is an historical building and it is in the heart of old Barcelona. It is a very charming place, nicely decorated and very clean. The staffs are adorable and very professional. We really loved it.

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Vera G, Front Desk & Guest Relations at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your comments regarding your recent stay at the Aparthotel Arai. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed the facilities, location and service in the hotel. Please do come and visit us soon. Sincerely, Vera Gluhova More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this hotel. It has lots of character, the room was spacious, the bed comfortable and the staff were very helpful. The roof top pool is very tiny, but it was still nice to cool off at the end of the day. Make sure you dine in the restaurant next to the hotel, it was so delicious !

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Vera G, Front Desk & Guest Relations at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for taking the time to leave your valued feedback following your recent stay with us at Aparthotel Arai. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your apartment, the personal service you received and the common areas of the building.  We all hope that you will join us again in the near future. My best regards,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 4 nights in family suite. Staff very helpful, location excellent for Ramblas, Cathedral and metro. Pool on roof was a lifesaver with kids. As mentioned in previous reviews taxi did not drop us at door due to narrow streets, but were happy to collect from door when requested by hotel staff.

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Vera G, Front Desk & Guest Relations at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review of Aparthotel Arai. I am delighted that the location of the hotel was convenient and that you enjoyed your stay. Many thanks for your compliments to all our team. I very much hope we shall have the opportunity to welcome you back on a future visit. Warm regards, Vera Gluhova More 

Runcorn, England, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here as treat for my partners mum, so we had a family room. It was beautiful, we were at the front of the building. We arrived very early well before our check in time but as I had email the night before the staff were more then happy to store our bags, they even had our room ready... More 

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Vera G, Front Desk & Guest Relations at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your kind review following your recent visit. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your visit to Barcelona that we, at the Aparthotel Arai made you feel welcome. It is lovely to know that you enjoyed your time with us at the hotel and found that the location suited all your needs whilst... More 

Toronto, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just enjoyed a wonderful stay in Barcelona at the Arai Aparthotel. Our experience was first class, Service, facilities, Location and Cleanliness. The rooms are smaller by North American standards, so it is important to manage expectations in that respect........ nevertheless, understand that you might not want to change many of the charming elements of the hotel, just to... More 

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Vera G, Front Desk & Guest Relations at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive feedback following your recent stay at The Aparthotel Arai. I was delighted to read that you and your family enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. My best wishes, Vera Gluhova More 

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32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cute room - reasonably spacious, certainly comfortable for two. Fancy bathroom, nice toiletries, good bed. Fridge, microwave, coffeemaker and stovetop, too. All very clean and modern, but also charming. We were initially taken aback because we thought there were no table and chairs, but one of the staff came up and showed us where they were built in! Staff was... More 

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Vera G, Front Desk & Guest Relations at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind words following your recent stay with us at Aparthotel Arai . I was delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that we met your expectations in terms of the location, the facilities and most importantly the great service in which we take great pride in delivering to all of our guests.... More 

Iowa Falls, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is awesome. Luxurious with historic charm and centrally located in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona. The room is very comfortable with high ceilings and enough space for a family of four. Would stay there again.

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Vera G, Front Desk & Guest Relations at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for having taken the time to write such nice feedback on your recent visit to Aparthotel Arai. I was absolutely delighted to read how much you enjoyed our facilities, definitely our location is very central and close to everything. As a team we are looking forward to your return visit. You staying with us and your... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed five nights and loved every minute. All staff were extremely polite and helpful. Great value city break. As two friends on a girly shopping trip it can sometimes be difficult when you don't know the area. Apart from slightly uncomfortable beds ( mattresses a bit too firm ) we have nothing but praise for our stay at the aparthotel... More 

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Vera G, Front Desk & Guest Relations at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback following your recent stay at The Aparthotel Arai. I was delighted that you enjoyed your stay and the great service you received. I have passed on your comments to my team. We regret your comments regarding the beds, I have taken note and I will personally ensure these... More 

Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the hotel is very clean and the folks are very helpful. But the location is what makes it great, you can practically walk everywhere. Cathedral, boqueria mercado, the pier, placa Barcelona, the Picasso museum. Our toughest decision was where to eat.

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Vera G, Front Desk & Guest Relations at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for taking the time to write your kind words following your recent stay with us. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your apartment, the personal service you received and our location. We hope that you will come and stay with us again in the near future. Kind regards, Vera Gluhova More 

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