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Chic & Basic Born Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Calle Princesa, 50, 08003 Barcelona, Spain (El Raval)
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Ranked #92 of 517 hotels in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
saranielsen2 Gothenburg, Sweden
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did not stay at this hotel (but considering booking a room!) but I went to the café/bar they have in the lobby. I was so charmed with the polite and cheerful staff that I just had to write a good review, Both the receptionists and bartender were so service-orientated and cheerful. They were multi-lingual and I could here them... More

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ChicandBasic, Gerente at Chic & Basic Born Hotel, responded to this review

Dear saranielsen2 Thank you very much for your review. We are happy to hear that you liked our Recepción Chic&basic Born. Yes you are right, our staff is speaking several differ languishes. I hope that we can welcome on you next trip to Barcelona in our Hotel, so that you see as well our Rooms Best regards Stephan Hansmann Hotel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I escaped for a romantic long weekend. A better hotel could not have been found! If you're looking for something a little bit quirky, contemporary and with a great location, look no further. There was complimentary water available from the lounge room area, we helped ourselves to the bottled water before every exploration! There is also a... More

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ChicandBasic, Gerente at Chic & Basic Born Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Woodymac7 Thank you very much for your review. It would be a pleasure for us to welcome you again in chic&basic Born. Best regards Stephan Hansmann Hotel Manager More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The name sums it up accurately and largely this concept works in it's favour. I stayed for a week and was generally impressed. The appearance and especially the beads do lose their novelty eventually but the integration of bathroom to bedroom in a relatively small area is great. I thought the free water was fantastic and although it doesn't seem... More

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ChicandBasic, Gerente at Chic & Basic Born Hotel, responded to this review

Dear otjs Thank you very much for your review. Good to hear that you had a good stay with us. You have mentions that you had problems with the WIFI ,we just fund a resolution for this problem, and now its working much better, not only in the Reception and in the help yourself area, as well in the rooms.... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We were very pleased with our stay here. Firstly, the location is excellent, being a stones throw away from the Arc de Trionf and a few minutes walk to the old city. As mentioned before, the hotel and the reception are in two different building, but once you are aware of this, it presents no problems. Staff are very friendly... More

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ChicandBasic, Gerente at Chic & Basic Born Hotel, responded to this review

Dear dermo1979 Thank you very much for your review. I am happy to hear that you had a good stay in our Hotel chic&basic , as I saw on you photos you stayed in chic&basic Zoo. The chic&basic Zoo is just 150meters from chic&basic Born and is a 1 star Hotel . We hope we can welcome you again in... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Chic & Basic is all about image and branding. While the concept is interesting and sometimes well-executed, overall the place just feels strange. The hotel has an excellent location, great price, and very friendly and helpful staff. The lobby is nicely decorated with a great lounge ambiance. I enjoyed the breakfast buffet, which is a great value if you like... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

staying here during my Spanish course, reasonably priced, great and inexpensive breakfast, bicycle almost for free, friendly staff, free coffee and cookies, great location, within walking distance to Barcelonetta and Ramblas! tastefully decorated modern rooms in historic building.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I have recently returned from staying 2 nights at this hotel (we also stayed 2 nights last year) this year was particularly special as we were checking in with 16 other friends who had all joined us in Sitges for our wedding on the 5th of July. The hotel staff couldn't have been more helpful, they arranged a group rate... More

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Shipston on Stour, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Just arrived back from Barcelona this evening having had an amazing time with my daughter. The hotel us in a great location and the reception staff extremely helpful and friendly. The hotel is situated in a great location close to bars ,resturants,shops . You come out of the hotel and have a beautiful park on your door step and only... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I visited the hotel last week. The service was awesome, everybody is smiling, easy going, very helpful when you need assistance or guidance. Order a room with a balcony! We got a balcony facing Princesa street. There is no better way to start or end a day than drinking coffee or tea (free..) on the balcony. Next time in Barcelona,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

this hotel is super cool ! loved the rooms, the lobby & all the "be yourself" areas. Really great location. Perfect place for a great city! really dont understand the negative reviews - no pleasing some people. My boyfriend and I had a great time, staff really helpfull Enjoy!

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Address: Calle Princesa, 50, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Raval
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Hotel Class:3 star — Chic & Basic Born Hotel 3*
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#91 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona #105 Family Hotel in Barcelona
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A century-old building, a 22 feet-high ceiling, color curtain and lights, a crystal shower at the center of the room, a light system to transform the room acording to your mood, a common zone with music to sink in the couches... and all in the Born district! ... more   less 
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