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Babylon Idiomas Barcelona - CLOSED

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Nice teachers, poor place

I read a review above that sums it all up really. Where the teachers may be lovely and actually... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2014
DirtyPawsTraveller
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London, United Kingdom
Disappointing, despite having had great teachers

I wish I could write two separate reviews for Babylon idiomas: One for the teaching staff and one... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2013
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May 4, 2015
“have not gotten my money back”
Apr 4, 2015
“BETRUG-FRAUD, Stay away”
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Babylon Idiomas offers a range of Intensive Spanish courses in schools throughout Spain, including our wonderfully located school in Barcelona. Our company was established in 2002 and we've grown ever since to become one of the leading language...more
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Bruc 65, 08009 Barcelona, Spain
La Dreta de l'Eixample
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+34 934 88 15 85
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Reviewed May 4, 2015

this school is now closed in barcelona. i booked with them in advance and have not gotten my money back, almost two thousand dollars. if anyone has any information about how to report this place to the authorities please post here.

Date of experience: April 2015
4  Thank smcasey101
Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

After doing a course there two years ago, I stayed in contact with some of the teachers. During my stay in April 2015 I met one of them for coffee and she told me that the teachers had not received their wages for four months....More

4  Thank --Regensburg--4
Reviewed March 30, 2015

I came to Babylon to learn Spanish, instead, teachers were on strike and didn't keep classes, because they weren't paid for a few months. I asked my money back, but they said they CANNOT give me back my money. So, I lost 400 euros. They...More

Date of experience: February 2015
4  Thank Flovwer
Reviewed March 23, 2015

Great teachers but this school is going out of business. The Barcelona school isn't paying their teachers and, as a result, they are on strike - only working Tuesday - Thursday. Avoid at all costs!! Its a shame since their teachers are all good and...More

Date of experience: February 2015
2  Thank Bobbi882
Reviewed March 20, 2015

The teachers at this school (at least in Valencia) are on indefinite strike after not having been paid for the last several months´ work. If you book this school you will not receive your classes and it is unclear whether we will receive our money...More

Date of experience: March 2015
5  Thank Elena M
Reviewed March 10, 2015

The teachers at this school are wonderful but unfortunately it might not be around for much longer. At the moment there are only classes Tuesday to Thursday because the teachers are on strike Monday and Friday, the reason being is that they haven't been paid...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank travellinguru45
Reviewed February 23, 2015

The teachers are on strike on my very first day of class due to the fact that they have not been paid since December (almost three months). Therefore no class took place. I undestand the teachers but what I don't understand is that the owner...More

Date of experience: February 2015
7  Thank Heidi_Franken
Reviewed May 20, 2014

I read a review above that sums it all up really. Where the teachers may be lovely and actually rather good at teaching, the inherent lack of customers means you are put in a group that is well below your level and spend a lot...More

Date of experience: April 2014
3  Thank DirtyPawsTraveller
Reviewed May 2, 2014

I found learning Spanish as an immersion experience quite difficult. There was a great deal of support and the teachers were fantastic. The organised tours were excellent. I suggest that during the time you are a student you don't schedule much else! It is important...More

Date of experience: February 2014
2  Thank Jo M
Reviewed September 21, 2013

I wish I could write two separate reviews for Babylon idiomas: One for the teaching staff and one for the rest. The teachers were way above average (of what I have experienced in many other language schools). I stayed for four weeks, so I had...More

Date of experience: September 2013
9  Thank --Regensburg--4
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Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end
international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the
glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best
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