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Advance Hotel Barcelona

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sepulveda 180, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
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Ranked #251 of 520 hotels in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014
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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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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Closely located to a metro station it is very convenient to reach every attraction of Barcelona. Catalunya square and Las Ramblas are also within walking distance. The area around the hotel is very quiet so you are not disturbed by loud crowds during the night, as you might be in a hotel at las Ramblas. The room was small but... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

The property is well located close to Placa Catalunya and while the exterior of the hotel is nothing too exciting as soon as you pass though the massive door you are welcomed into a cool and well appointed lobby. The staff are friendly and the rooms are comfortable. The bathroom was well designed while the rest of the room was... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Stayed at Advance in July and had a terrible experience (see review). Took the time to enumerate concerns with front desk manager upon departure. Zero concern displayed and no consideration given. Once home, disputed charges with credit card company, thereby getting the attention of Advance Hotel management. Instead of any sort of refund, they offered credit for return stay. Planned... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Me and my girlfriend checked in the hotel at noon. Receptionist was nice and explained us all we need to know to get around Barcelona. We had a room on the first floor facing to the street, which I have to say that in some hours is a bit noisy but is nothing comparing to loud guests that you can... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We checked in in the afternoon and had a warm welcome from the day receptionist (Alberto). we were given the key to our room on the first floor which also has a balcony. The room was very simply decorated sort of Swedish style pratical furnishing easy to take care of and no frills, we were surprised that the desk and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

July in Barcelona is hot and humid. 30 Celsius, maybe 70-80% And after gladly enduring this weather, because Barcelona is so great and worth it, we were really looking forward to a pleasant hotel stay, a nice shower and a cooler walk to dinner. The lobby was attractive but there wasn't much in the way of air-conditioning a/c, and we... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Arrived July 15, 2013 in the hot afternoon. Like all European Hotels, the a/c doesn't operate without your room key inserted in the main electric switch. As a seasoned traveler, I've collected a few room keys during by travels and utilize these to maintain the a/c system when I'm not in the room. My wife and daughter dropped off the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

After arriving from Prague at our originally booked Hotel Cram, we were kicked out because our booked room was taken by other guests and the hotel was now full so they sent us to stay at Advance Hotel instead where they threw in a complimentary breakfast for the inconvenience. We were already feeling hot and annoyed on arrival at Hotel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

We came from England to this hotel and stayed for 4 nights. The location of the hotel was great as it was close to the centre and had the metro stop close by. The rooms where very clean. The staff were very polite and helpful. The breakfast was good as it had a wide range of choice. I would definitely... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Location is perfect - near the university, metro stop, grocery store, and movie theater. Also, laundromat a few blocks away which we desperately needed. You can access the entire city from the metro, so we cannot over emphasize how great the location is. Staff was friendly but not overly so. Rooms had plenty of space, but we did have issues... More

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Additional Information about Advance Hotel Barcelona

Also Known As:
Barcelona Advance Hotel
Advance Hotel Barcelona Catalonia
Address: Sepulveda 180, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#47 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#141 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Advance Hotel Barcelona 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located right in the heart of the city, the hotel is a stone's throw from the historic, lively neighbourhoods of El Raval, Barrio Gótico and Borne, surrounded by museums and many places of interest to get lost in.It has been designed by the interior designer Santi Nin and some members of the family, enthusiasts of a job well done.The building, dating back to 1888, is the old “Casa Framis”, later becoming the home of the Marqueses de Framis, who lived here up until 1990. The doors in the main entrance, now fully restored, date from the end of the 19th century.The Hotel Advance blends elegance, modernity, and plenty of comfort. It has 36 rooms, some of which feature charming terraces, where once more you will be able to appreciate the feeling of being in the authentic Barcelona. ... more   less 
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