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BCN Urban Bonavista

Calle Francisco Giner, 5, 08012 Barcelona, Spain
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BCN Urban Bonavista
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Ranked #147 of 312 Barcelona B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Clean, comfy room w windows onto street. Some nights had lots of people noise from street, but not bad w windows closed. Great location, free map at front desk, 2 min walk to bkfst cafes, dinner/tapas places 5 mins up the street (las Euras = very good). Walked to sagrada famillia and gothic quarter, near bus to park Guell.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I happened to stay in this "Hotel" for just one night recently, as I had to catch my flight on the next morning quite early. Given that I only planned to stay for not even 12 hours I was prepared not to arrive in a luxuries place. However, even with my low expectations, this place should be avoided by any... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

My boyfriend and I picked this hotel/hostel primarily based on location and price. But had we known that it would have these issues we probably would have stayed elsewhere. There is a little bar/tapas place right across the little street and you literally heard every conversation and EVERY footstep going up and down the street. Also we are on the... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

1. Perfect location!!! 4 minutes walk to Diagonal subway station 2. SUPER friendly, VERY helpful, positive and kind english-speaking staff at 24-hours reception!!! especially David, thank you again for your help and kindness, for being so friendly, nice and funny! 3. Excellent working, very fast free wi-fi in the room 4. Very cheap price for ensuite double room in the... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The hotel has minimal facilities (we didn't expect a lot of luxury for the price) but it was perfect for us. The rooms are cleaned every day and are very neat. The location is great! It is only 5-10 minutes from the Ramblas and there are restaurants, bars and (cheap) supermarkets in the near vicinity. Only downside was the heat,... More 

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cornwall
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48 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This hotel is very well located for exploring the City and is close to the Metro. The Aerobus stops just up the road. A compact hotel with 64 rooms. Check in was easy and all the staff we dealt with were polite. The Hotel itself is clean and well maintained. We had Room 306 which looks out over the main... More 

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Gallarate, Italy
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The room was clean, as the hotel in general, polite staff, very nice stay. Next to a metro station, so that everything in town is easy to reach. I really suggest this hotel for your stay in Barcelona.

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Donostia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This a good example of how to set up a hotel with a very tight budget. I don’t have anything against Iow-cost furnitures and minimalism, but I think a hotel never should have the look of a hospital room: you feel more like a patient than like a tourist! It would be easily repaired with a pair of warm light... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I stayed in BCN Urban Bonavista for 3 days in a room that I bought as a single for a very modest price. I was surpise by the sixe of the room. Everything was very clean and comfortable. The only really bad point for me was the noises coming from outside, one sunday I could not sleep for one guy... More 

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Spent there 5 nights. The staff was very nice and helped me to get where I needed to. The receptionist even asked if I want to visit zoo with her cause she had extra tickets! 2nd night there was some student group making a lot of noise and partying so The staff offered better room from different floor, no extra... More 

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