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Burlington, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was the second time into Barcelona in a 3 week+ vacation in Europe and we chose Curious mostly due to price that included breakfast. Curious is about 4 blocks down from Placa Catalunya so very close from the A1 bus drop. It's more than 500 metres in on the right so it might get a bit noisy on the... More 

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Artur A, Gerente at Hotel Curious, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your nice words about our little boutique hotel in Barcelona! We are very glad that you had such a great stay with us. That is exactly the most important point: we try to make our guests feel like home. Nice atmosphere, good feelings... our guests satisfaction is the most important! Hotel Curious is a small... More 

Watkins Glen, New York
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92 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 3 nights prior to a cruise. The staff was amazing even prior to our arrival. Always answered emails and private messages on facebook. When we arrived after midnight - staff was tremendously friendly, expeditious and kind. The rooms are typical for Europe - small by American standards - but standard for Europe. There was a counter/desktop, a... More 

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Artur A, Gerente at Hotel Curious, responded to this review

Dear Tigtink, We run out of words! Thank you very much for your lovely comment on TripAdvisor about the little Curious! We work daily to improve every single thing we do here: breakfast, the wifi signal, our 24h service at the front desk, the variety of the breakfast, cleaning, social network content and online guest service... The hotel has a... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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167 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You don't get a view- we looked out of our balcony into the neighbor's home. You don't get luxury- everything is as needed without bling or spectacle. You don't get roominess- the rooms are what you need, that's it. With this said, it is a very European experience. Enough space without waste. Very pleasant and helpful staff- Mateo is outstanding... More 

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Artur A, Gerente at Hotel Curious, responded to this review

Dear Donald, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your opinion with other travelers on TripAdvisor! We can't be happier when we read that our guests had a great time with us! As you mentioned, Hotel Curious is a boutique hotel in the city center, rated with only one star (we do not have luxuries or spa)... More 

Daejeon
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really liked staying in Hotel Curious. It is close to La Rambla and cheaper than other hotels located at the city center. What I liked the most is the kindness of Mateo who was in the reception during the morning. I could start my days happily as he says Hola with great smile. The room was clean, but was... More 

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Artur A, Gerente at Hotel Curious, responded to this review

Dear Byeong, First of all, we are very thankful that you chose Hotel Curious for your stay in Barcelona, and want to thank you for this wonderful review you left us here on TripAdvisor. Our guests satisfaction has always been our main priority and words like yours make us feel very good and proud of our daily work. As you... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

booked and pre paid for 4 nites.big mistake.it was listed as a three and one half back in January when we booked.the guy who checked us in told us it was a one star.the room was so small it looked like a prison cell.paint peeling from the walls.there was a stench that I could not clear from my nose for... More 

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Artur A, Gerente at Hotel Curious, responded to this review

Dear Susan, Many thanks for taking the time to share your opinion about our little hotel with other travelers. We regret that your stay weren't everything nice as you wanted, though, according to all the reviews that we have received TripAdvisor, you can see we offer a good service in line with our category. The hotel has a modern and... More 

Kenosha, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We needed 3 single beds to suit our group,so we found Hotel Curious. The staff at the front desk if wonderful, breakfast is more than adequate. The location couldn't be better for walking the La Rambla and exploring the city. Taxi's readily available.

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Artur A, Gerente at Hotel Curious, responded to this review

Dear Lucille P, Many thanks for your nice words about our little boutique hotel in Barcelona! Our little boutique hotel is in Barcelona city center, as you pointed out, and this makes Hotel Curious a great spot to start your day in the city. Breakfast, WIFI, lobby computer for free for all our guests - of course! Breakfast is very... More 

Vail, Colorado
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are here now. This is a perfect location and the hotel provided everything that we needed for a great stay. Staff is very helpful. Breakfast was great. Room comfortable and quiet. Will definitely stay here again

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Artur A, Gerente at Hotel Curious, responded to this review

Dear Shaneins, We are very glad that you had such a great stay with us. That is exactly the most important point: we try to make our guests feel like home. Nice atmosphere, good feelings... our guests satisfaction is the most important! We work daily to improve every single thing we do here: breakfast, the wifi signal, our 24h service... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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66 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The front desk staff are all great. Fine tips and maps to tour efficiently, and the location is perfect for easily seeing the sites. Clean and comfortable -- a fine value in lodging. Breakfast area was bright and fresh in decorating, and the food was high quality with better than average variety. My request for dining 30 minutes early was... More 

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Artur A, Gerente at Hotel Curious, responded to this review

Dear JerryofMpls, First of all, we are very thankful that you chose Hotel Curious for your stay in Barcelona, and want to thank you for this wonderful review you left us here on TripAdvisor. Our guests satisfaction has always been our main priority and words like yours make us feel very good and proud of our daily work. As you... More 

Victoria
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35 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is located just off La Rambla and a very short distance from many of the Barcelona attractions. Placa de Catalunya, where you can catch the hop on hop off bus, is only minutes away. Casa Battlo is also an easy walk, as is the port area and the Barri Gotic area. Our room was fairly basic - very... More 

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Artur A, Gerente at Hotel Curious, responded to this review

Dear TobyVic, First of all, we are very thankful that you chose Hotel Curious for your stay in Barcelona, and want to thank you for this wonderful review you left us here on TripAdvisor. Our guests satisfaction has always been our main priority and words like yours make us feel very good and proud of our daily work. Hoel Curious... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second stay at the Hotel Curious. The location is hard to beat, just off La Rambla near the wonderful market. The area around the hotel has nice restaurants and there is great food in the market, so you can avoid the tourist traps along La Rambla. The Gothic district is just a couple of minutes away. The... More 

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Artur A, Gerente at Hotel Curious, responded to this review

Dear Denise K, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your opinion with other travelers on TripAdvisor! We can't be happier when we read that our guests had a great time with us! According to your words, we understand that you had a great stay with us and this makes all us very happy and satisfied with... More 

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Staying in El Raval

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El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic spots in the entire city. A sense of humble authenticity protrudes from the many independent record stores, second hand shops, and student bars that seem to light up the streets day and night. The rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This chic, good-value hotel is just 50 m from central Barcelona's Las Ramblas and the Boqueria Market. All rooms are air-conditioned and have free Wi-Fi and satellite TV. The stylish rooms at Hotel Curious feature large photos of Barcelona's major attractions and monuments. The modern bathrooms are equipped with a hairdryer. The Curious has a dining room where guests can enjoy a varied buffet breakfast. Room service is available and there is also a bar. There is a tour desk and guests can hire a car or bicycles at the hotel. Massage treatments are also available. The central location makes exploring the city very easy. You can reach the beach in 10 minutes by taking the number 59 bus on Las Ramblas. Ciutat Vella is a great choice for travellers interested in shopping, tapas and food. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Curious

Address: C/ Carme, 25, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Raval
Price Range: $93 - $151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Curious 1*
Number of rooms: 24
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Hotel Style:
#16 Best Value Hotel in Barcelona
#22 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#32 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#93 Business Hotel in Barcelona
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