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“Pleasant *** hotel, good location” 4 of 5 stars
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Onix Rambla Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rambla de Catalunya, 24, 08007 Barcelona, Spain (Eixample)   |  
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Ranked #212 of 514 Hotels in Barcelona
Helsinki, Finland
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8 hotel reviews
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“Pleasant *** hotel, good location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Onix Rambla is a pleasant 3 start hotel at Rambla Catalynya.

The location is excellent - there is a extremely popular tapas place Ciutat Comtal only 50 metres away. Next door there is convenience store + cafe. And to Plaza Catalunya, fro where there is an excellent airport bus connection (5.75 euros one way, busses each 10 minutes) is only 10 minutes walk.

The rooms at Onix Rambla are modern & quiet. Bathrooms are big and heating + AC works nicely. The only minus is the breakfast, where the service is average or even below it. The guy who was in charge both mornings during my stay, was mostly hiding in kitchen and was not polite (enough).

Room Tip: Try to get a room facing to the courtyard - the view is not the nicest, but those rooms are quiet.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

We were very happy with our choice. Fantastic location, good size room and bathroom, staff friendly.
The breakfast, however, was not that good, not much choice or quantity/quality, we had a free breakfast offer though, so they might change it during high season.
Overall, great stay for exploring the city.

Room Tip: Ask for top floor if you want a good view.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Hotel in excellent location, helpful staff, great with rooms (soundproofed), good bed and good bathroom. Next to several pubs and restaurants. Subway next, facilitating locomotion.
I really recommend to stay.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Sydney, Australia
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Good location near La Rambla, close to station (only a few stops from most major attractions) and with lots of food options just outside the hotel.
Large room, huge be. Room clean and very modern. Shower is annoying, impossible not to soak the entire bathroom floor.
Staff helpful, but not all speak English fluently. Rooftop pool looked small but nice although we didn't use it.
Nearby parking is useful but driving into Barcelona is madness if you can avoid it - very difficult and confusing, particularly without a GPS (we ended up buying one).
Good breakfast, large selection for €11. Fridge is available in room in case you want to provide your own breakfast.
Our room was very quiet on 5th floor and overlooked the back courtyard, over the breakfast area.
Business centre useful and free wifi very good.

Room Tip: Our room was very quiet on 5th floor and overlooked the back courtyard, over the breakfast area.
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Perfect location, clean, excellent value for money. Good breakfast, good service, friendly and helpful staff, ideal for our vacation. The wi-fi might not work in all rooms depending on room's position, but is working down stairs in the reception. Great restaurant in front of the hotel.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Hamburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

We have stayed in this hotel since our days that we lived in this great and lively town. It´s located on the upperside of the Ramblas(a place where you wont find many tourist, but primarily locals..) You are 50 meters away from the Gran Via, Barcelona's main avenue and more important, the same 50 metres away from Ciutat Comtal, Barcelona's great tapería.(corner Ramblas with Gran Via..) The Onix Rambla is about 7-8 years "old" and is a modern, no nonsense hotel. Service is good. Breakfast is nothing to write home about, but walk a few meters and you can enjoy breakfast at the tapería..One advise, even though you wont have a view, pick a room to the backside, it gets rather noisy on the Rambla side of the hotel...

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Espoo, Finland
2 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Location of this hotel is excellent for a citytrip. Service at reception was very friendly and helpfull, but unfortunately not the same in the breakfastroom. Buffet breakfast was okay, but not outstanding. The room was quite basic but it was peaceful and silent.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

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Additional Information about Onix Rambla Hotel

Address: Rambla de Catalunya, 24, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Eixample
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#205 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Onix Rambla Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Onix Rambla Hotel is a very comfortable 3* urban hotel in Barcelona city centre. It has 40 spacious and modern rooms with some charming views over Rambla de Catalunya. Its location is truly ideal ! You will be able to walk to Gaudi’s famous buildings, museums, and enjoy the best shopping of town ! ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
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Onix Rambla Barcelona
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