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Apt Balmes

2.0 of 5
Balmes 12, Barcelona, Spain
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Apt Balmes
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Ranked #520 of 715 Specialty Lodging in Barcelona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We chose this hotel first of all because of the location - close to Plaça Catalunya, to the Ramblas etc. Quite nice quarter, a little bit noisy, but safe ( not as near the Ramblas!) The design is simple, but sympathic. Very clean. The lady on the arrival gave us a map and explained everything about the city, the bus... More 

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Barcelona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Booked this place for the location, very close to las ramblas and placa de la cataluya. It was good value for the new year period when prices everywhere were hiked up, bit noisy because we were facing the street but didn't really bother us. Rebecca was really nice when we arrived would recommend this to people wanting to enjoy the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

Apt. Balmes is a great way to stay in the downtown core on a budget, but it would have been nice to have a working water heater while we were there. Barcelona (and the apartment) is hot and humid so a warm shower would have been a great way to recover from the day. Also the steady stream of ants... More 

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Barcelona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Well, I went to Barcelona with a friend on holidays, for 4 days. This place is a very big flat, with 5 big rooms, 2 bathrooms (with shower), 2 bathrooms (no shower), kitchen (each room have a shelf at the fridge) and living room. Its very well located, just a few minutes from Pl.Catalunya and they have a housekeeping once... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2011

its very nice apartment in the heart of city ..u can walk to most tourist destinations by walking ...u wont regret staying there...its bit noisy coz its so close to street but that wasnt problem for us...i ll stay there again if i go to barcelona again...

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