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Hostal Mare Nostrum

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Ramblas 67 (Enter at Sant Pau 2), 08001 Barcelona, Spain
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Halifax
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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

6 couples stayed here last weekend to celebrate our friends 50th, and nobody had a bad word to say about it. Rooms were modern and very adequate, with aircon/TV, lovely bathroom and a fantastic soundproofing, never heard a thing. Also brilliant location, central Las Ramblas. Breakfast was very good, with toast cereal, croissants and yoghurts and fruit, lovely.

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Artur29, Gerente at Hostal Mare Nostrum, responded to this review

Dear Tanhouse, Thank you so much to all of you for choosing Hostal Mare Nostrum and leaving a so great review about our little hostal! So happy to read that you all had a pleasant stay here with us, in Las Ramblas of Barcelona. We all staff at Hostal Mare Nostrum hope to see you soon again! Best regards, Artur... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostal is in a perfect location right on las ramblas. Rooms are small but clean have everything you need. I wouldn't recommend staying here for a long period because of the size of the room but for a short break it was ideal. It is right outside the metro station and wifi and breakfast are included which is a... More 

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Artur29, Gerente at Hostal Mare Nostrum, responded to this review

Dear brionyr3, Thank you so much for your review! We're so happy to see that you enjoyed Barcelona's vibes! Best regards, Artur Artigas Hostal Mare Nostrum Manager More 

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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here over Easter with my mum and aunt and I have to say it was wonderful. Location was amazing, right in the heart of everything with the metro right outside your door. We stayed in the four bedroom room at the front and it was great, a bit cramped due to the four single beds but clean and... More 

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Artur29, Gerente at Hostal Mare Nostrum, responded to this review

Dear Xxxshellxxx, You made our day! Thank you so much for sharing your lovely experience with us and also with other travelers! As you said, Hostal Mare Nostrum is located right in the city center, in front of Liceu Metro station. This is awsome as you can visit everything without the need of wasting time with transport. I hope to... More 

Budapest, Hungary
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros: - perfect location - quiet room (as we asked for) - modern designed room - panoramic window in the restaurant, excellent sight for La Rambla Cons: - twin bed instead of double bed - no elevator to the 1st floor (reception)

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Artur29, Gerente at Hostal Mare Nostrum, responded to this review

Hi Tamás! Thank you so much for sharing your lovely review on TripAdvisor about Hostal Mare Nostrum! I'm so happy to read the pros and the cons, but let me say that you can have a double bed instead of 2 twin beds if you ask us for this! We have all type of rooms! Yes - elevator is from... More 

Riverwoods, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

GREAT location - RIGHT off The Ramblas. Small room with twin beds, but certainly adequate. Clean, free wi-fi, free breakfast, elevator, helpful front desk. What more could one ask for a very reasonably priced room for Barcelona. Confused by the Hostal designation in the name. Guess some of the rooms are set up with 3 or 4 twin beds that... More 

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Artur29, Gerente at Hostal Mare Nostrum, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are a hostal (it means that we are a bit simple than a hotel but we are not a hostel). As you said, Hostal Mare Nostrum has almost everything a hotel can have: 24h front desk, free wifi, free breakfast, tourist information, amenities in the room, bookings... I am... More 

Campbell River, Canada
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47 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This was a clean quiet little hostal just off la Ramblas. Great location. Good breakfast. Typical small european room, but very nicely updated. Front desk staff very friendly and helpful. Good value for money. Just across from Liceu metro station.

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Artur29, Gerente at Hostal Mare Nostrum, responded to this review

Dear Rvalen, Thank you for choosing Hostal Mare Nostrum and thank you very much for taking the time to write a review about us. As you pointed out, Hostal Mare Nostrum has a great location: in Las Ramblas, with the LICEU metro station in front of it, so you do not need to waste time while visiting Barcelona for short... More 

Isle of Wight
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

My friend and I stayed here for 4 nights combining as a base for attending the F1 just outside the city and enjoying a city break together in one. Room - The room was modern for a hostel with lighting done really well. The beds well presented with many layers of bedding to suit your taste/temperature, sheet, cover and blanket.... More 

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Artur29, Gerente at Hostal Mare Nostrum, responded to this review

Dear Nick, Thank you SO much for your complete and great and lovely review on TripAdvisor about Hostal Mare Nostrum! We'd like to thank you for sharing your opinion about our little hostal with other travellers on this site. As you said, it is an independent hotel, so we do it all ourselves. Our staff is always willing to help,... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

it was clean, very good located, good wireless, average breakfast..very helpful reception..just 1 minutes walk Metro, 24 hours reception.....................................................................................

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Artur29, Gerente at Hostal Mare Nostrum, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I would like to thank you for your great review about Hostal Mare Nostrum. We hope to see you soon again! Best regards from Barcelona, Artur Artigas Hostal Mare Nostrum Manager More 

Seattle, Washington
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94 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

What a great place to stay! The staff were all friendly, helpful and wonderful. The woman who checked us in was the best, and remembered us and had our key waiting when we returned to our room each evening. Talk about service! The room was a bit small, but clean, modern, comfortable and completely adequate for our needs. And the... More 

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Artur29, Gerente at Hostal Mare Nostrum, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I would like to thank you so much for your lovely review! I'm so happy to read that you had a great experience here in Barcelona at Hostal Mare Nostrum! As you said: cleaning, location, free wifi and free breakfast are the most important for us, so we try to work very hard to do our best, always.... More 

Ashford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Stayed for four nights and was really pleased with the location, close to shops, restaurants and Metro stops. Staff were very helpful and a special mention goes to Miki who went out of her way to make sure our stay went well. Thank you all!

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Artur29, Gerente at Hostal Mare Nostrum, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your lovely review! I'm so happy to see that you enjoyed Mare Nostrum a lot: location, views, breakfast, and the kindness of our staff, 24h willing to help our guests to take the most of your visit in Barcelona. We hope to see you soon again! Best regards, Artur Artigas Hostal Mare Nostrum... More 

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