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Vrabac Guesthouse

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Calle Portaferrisa 14, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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Vrabac Guesthouse
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Ranked #57 of 310 Barcelona B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Joelle H Atlanta, Georgia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    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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Atlanta, Georgia
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

No trouble finding the place as other reviewers have stated but the 5 flights of stairs were quite difficult with luggage. The hosts were not warm or welcoming, very business like. Excellent centralized location right off La Rambla, walking was a breeze to several areas (Gothic area & the waterfront). The rooms were very quite & had a lot of... More 

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18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vrabac is a bit tricky to find (look for number 14) but it's in a great street off La Rumbla and almost across from market entrance. Very near cathedral square. The guesthouse is up several flights of stairs so unsuitable for the unfit or the luggage laden visitor. If you travel light and like to be in the Center of... More 

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62 reviews 62 reviews
12 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The photos are misleading! The room was extremely dark and gloomy, to use the shower you must push a lever which then gives you one minute of water-ridiculous! The office to check in is NOT labeled from the stairwells could not find it! Literally had to drag my bags up and down 5 flights off stairs ringing each bell in... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We stayed here for 5 nights.It was comfortable but a little more basic than what we had imagined.Our room was charming but at night a little dark and the lighting was v subtle.The bedroom was very spacious but the bathroom quite small and the shower very small. Lucky we are both slim otherwise it may have been a challenge.Our room... More 

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Paris, France
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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

There is not a thing I did not like about Vrabac. The location? Just perfect, in a typical and lively narrow street of the Barri Gothic quarter, only a few meters from the famous Ramblas, about 3 to 5 minutes walk to metro station Liceu and typical Bocquaia Market. The rooms? The one I had (deluxe ensuite) was tastefully decorated,... More 

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Perth, Australia
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Firstly i will list the good points about this Guesthouse. Management responded punctially to my queries, the weeks leading to my stay, and they were welcoming and friendly in their response. They organised a bottle of champagne and grapes on my bequest. My partner sprained his ankle before arriving at the house and management were helpful and showed concern and... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The Location of this hotel is perfect in the historic gothic quarter, just a few places from Las Ramblas, and a short walk one way from the Placa du Catalunya and a short walk the other to the sea front. The owners were very friendly and helpful, the breakfast was varied healthy and fresh, not to mention delicious with tables... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The Vrabac Guesthouse was perfectly located just steps off Las Ramblas, and a short walk from the metro. The hostel was both beautiful and eco-consciously decorated and maintained. The breakfast each morning was delicious and offered an assortment of pastries, local cheese, ham and granola. The staff was very welcoming and helpful with directions and recommendations. I will definitely recommend... More 

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London, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This must be one of the best kept secrets right in the heart of Barcelona. It is a very short walk from Plaza Catalunya in the streets of Gotic. Very personal, relaxed and friendly environment.. When checking in there was a great attention to detail to ensure we've got all we need to enjoy and make most of our stay.... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The great reviews are true! This place is truly a gem. I booked the single room, with a bath ensuite, and it was perfect for me! Location was one of the most important factors for me since I was only to be in Barcelona for a couple of days. I also wanted a smaller, more personal property with charm and... More 

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