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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
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This hotel is a great value proposition. It has many things going for it: a friendly and professional young staff, a central location, proximity to bike hire stores, and of course the amazing ambience of the Gothic Quarter. The rooms are stylishly decorated and the bathrooms are quite luxurious. Although the rooms are not overly large, they are well sized... More 

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Dear guest, We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us at hotel Arai and that you really liked the design as well as our front desk team!! Thank you for providing a nice review and do not hesitate on contacting me directly next time you visit Barcelona. Sincerely, Mercedes Garcia Front Desk Manager More 

St Albans
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This is a beautiful hotel in an excellent location in the Gothic area, close to La Rambla. We walked to almost every attraction but if you wanted to take the metro, that is close by too. The hotel staff were exceptionally friendly, polite and helpful. As a city break it is great - sea and beaches nearby, museums and architecture,... More 

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DireccionDerbyHotels, Front Desk Manager at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you so much for your review! Sounds like your stay with us was as pleasant as you expected and you had a great time in Barcelona. Your compliment is much appreciated and we hope to see you come back and visit us again soon! Sincerely, Mercedes Garcia Front Desk Manager More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

A very nice boutique hotel. Décor is great. Room is very comfortable. Staff is very helpful and friendly. Location is inside the Gothic Quarter so there are many good restaurants and shops around. If you need a taxi, the hotel will order one for you and it usually does not take more than 5 minutes, max 10. Room sizes are... More 

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DireccionDerbyHotels, Front Desk Manager at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thanks so much for your review! We are thrilled you had such a wonderful time with us at hotel Arai and enjoyed our hotel accommodation as well as our service. Your compliment is much appreciated and I'll be sure to share your review with all the staff especially the front desk team. Looking forward to seeing you again!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This is a newly renovated Hotel. Staff is exceptionly friendly and helpful. The Appartment is located in the heart of Barcelona and there are many great Restaurants nearby. Rooms were exelent equiped and the little kitchen are all you need in a vibrating city. we had there Breakfast and got our fresh Bread and Sandwiches from the Bakery around the... More 

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DireccionDerbyHotels, Front Desk Manager at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thanks so much for your comments and we are very honored to read this wonderful review. Service is definitely something we set ourselves apart from our competition and your compliment to our staff is truly appreciated. I'll be sure to share your excellent review with the team! and we hope to see you again with us in... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We loved absolutely everything about this hotel. Perfect location - - only 2 blocks from La Ramblas and restaurants everywhere. Only 10 minutes from Piers. Plenty to do. Room was spacious and spotless...and quiet at night with windows closed. Staff was kind and helpful. Decorated beautifully using old & new. Will definitely stay here again.

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DireccionDerbyHotels, Front Desk Manager at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thanks so much for taking the time to write us a review. We are thrilled you had such an awesome experience and that the staff were magnificient. I 'm glad you were able to enjoy Barcelona. Your compliment on our staffs is much appreciated and it was our pleasure to have you. We can't wait for you to... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Wonderful staff they can not be more friendly, helpful or professional. Lovely hotel with all you need right on the doorstep. Very clean, in fact better than some 5* hotels we have stayed in Very impressed

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Dear valued guest, I want to thank you very much for your excellent comments about the Arai hotel. I am glad to know that your stay and experience in Barcelona has been memorable and we are really proud of being an important part of this succeed. All the staff of the Arai hotel remains at your entire disposal and we... More 

Cardiff
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

We have just returned from a visit to Barcelona, where we stayed at the Arai which really is a gem in the middle of the city. Our trip did not start out so well. On arriving in the Gothic Quarter at around 6.30 in the evening, we wondered whether we had made the right decision about our accommodation when the... More 

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DireccionDerbyHotels, Front Desk Manager at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you so much for your comments about the Arai Hotel in Barcelona. I am glad to know that your experience with us has been great, all the Arai staff work together to provide to our guests with the best and comfortable service and we feel really happy to know that you have had a pleasant stay... More 

Sussex
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We stayed here with our 14-year-old grandson from 26 - 31 December. I booked on the basis of other reviews and the beautiful photos of the rooms and reception area and the fact that the hotel is quite central to the old and gothic quarters of Barcelona and a reasonable walk away from the market and from at least two... More 

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DireccionDerbyHotels, Front Desk Manager at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Our team is pleased that you had a wonderful stay and that our location in Gothic area was ideal for your needs. Thank you for your taking the time to write us a review, and we hope to have you return in the future. Sincerely, Mercedes Garcia, Front Desk Manager More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Boutique style hotel with nice designer touches. Family room well equipped and spacious enough for 4. Reception staffed 24/7 and team were friendly and extremely helpful. Location in centre of historic Gothic Quarter is perfect for exploring with attractions, shops, cafes and restaurants all close at hand. Would definitely return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

WOW!!! We travel quite a bit and this stay was truly exceptional due to the hotel and location. The hotel itself is a piece of art, the staff was uber friendly, the rooms (and most importantly the bed and shower) so comfortable and handsomely put together and the location is unbeatable. The George Orwell square right behind the hotel holds... More 

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