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Colon Hotel

#89 of 522 Hotels in Barcelona
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Avenida de la Catedral 7, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for 3 nights in july during a busy season with lots of people around.Hotel was nice but to start we had to wait 45mins after 2pm as room still not ready which was no big deal but eventually we checked in.The look on my wife's face was priceless as we spent a little more money for a... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fifteen years ago I stayed at this hotel on my first trip to Barcelona, I just finished A return three night stay with my wife and grown children and their spouses. I was NOT disappointed . Great location with a wonderful staff'. Pay a little more for a view.

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St. Helena Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Colon Hotel is in a perfect location. Most places of interest, the metro, the busstop is all within walking distance. Rooms are spacious and very clean but definitely dated. The only gripe is that our room were only cleaned after 3 o clock in the afternoon. We requested a room with a view of the Cathedral and were allocated... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked this hotel from the reviews on Trip-Advisor and we was very pleased with our experience! We stayed in a superior room with terrace and views of the cathedral and loved every minute of it. The terrace is amazing - two sun loungers, plants and the Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica right in front of you! Free wi-fi, a coffee machine... More 

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San Rafael, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Experience the city of Barcelona from it's heart--Hotel Colon Barcelona. This property is centrally located in the Gothic Quarter. Just step outside the hotel's front door and you'll be entranced by the dynamism of this world-class city.

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Hotel C, Director General at Colon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Frederick H, Thank you very much for staying with us and for posting a review on TripAdvisor. We are happy to hear that you truly appreciated our central location and that you could enjoy the real atmosphere of the Gothic Quarter. We sincerely hope to get the chance to welcome you back to the Hotel Colón very soon again.... More 

hong kong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed from July 5 to 7. The location is perfect with access to all places of interest either within walking distance or a short metro ride away. We booked a cathedral view room and were directly in front and well worth the little extra cost. In the evening we sat on the balcony and watched the street performers in the... More 

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Hotel C, Director General at Colon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear adiinhk, A big thank for choosing the Hotel Colón for your recent stay in Barcelona and for taking the time to share a lovely review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to read that you thoroughly enjoyed staying with us, appreciating our central location and the Cathedral view from your room balcony. It always gives us great pleasure to read... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Colon is in a perfect location, directly opposite the Barcelona Cathedral. The rooms are spacious (some under refurbishment) and there is a great terrace overlooking the Cathedral (which is probably under utilised as no one knew where to get drinks from. We took our own!) The Spa area is also lovely. Breke was fine and the staff all very... More 

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Hotel C, Director General at Colon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marie J, Thank you kindly for taking the time to share a review about your recent stay with us. We are delighted you had a great time while at the Hotel Colón and we would like to thank you for your compliments toward our central location, the room where you have been allocated, the spa area and the staff... More 

Baulkham Hills, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed very much our stay at the Colon hotel. The location is excellent as you are part of the Plaça de la Cathedral, a very entertaining "Square" possibly the size of football field at the bottom of the Cathedral's large steps - (No - not Sagrada Familia) but very large and beautiful too. A short walk to Plaça Catalunia... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had three different rooms, two with view and one inside. Since our rooms were all on the second floor, the two with "cathedral views" were probably not worth the upgrade since the trees obscure 75-90% the view. I recommend getting a room at least on the fourth floor or higher, or just enjoy the rooftop/terrace instead. Also, the cathedral... More 

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Hotel C, Director General at Colon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear terpnut, From the entire Hotel Colón team, thank you for staying with us and for sharing a review on TripAdvisor. Your feedback is extremely important and allows us to focus on the areas where improvements can be made. We are delighted to hear that you had a great stay while with us, enjoying our central location and the Cathedral... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you get a refurbished or old school room, Hotel Colon delivers! We ended up booking two different rooms: a refurbished twin superior room, and an older junior suite, both on the 5th floor with cathedral view. Both rooms were very charming in their own unique way. The twin superior room on the 5th floor was far beyond what we... More 

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Hotel C, Director General at Colon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Badestue, On behalf of the whole team I would like to thank you for choosing the Hotel Colón for your stay in Barcelona and for taking a moment of your time to share such a kind review on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled you had such an enjoyable and comfortable stay at the Hotel Colón and that both rooms we... More 

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this picturesque neighborhood is the very heart of Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas brought to life by the many small bars and local musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Colón is a classic and traditional 4 stars hotel situated in the heart of Barcelona, right opposite the Gothic Cathedral. It was founded in 1951 and during its 90 plus years of history, it has housed big names such as Hemingway, Tennessee Williams, Jean Paul Sartre, Sofía Loren, Jane Fonda, Francis Ford Coppola, Santiago Calatrava, and Arata Isozaki. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Colon Hotel

Address: Avenida de la Catedral 7, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
Price Range: $164 - $282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Colon Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 141
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Also Known As:
Hotel Colon Barcelona
Barcelona Colon Hotel
Colon Hotel Barcelona, Catalonia
Hotel Style:
#10 Spa Hotel in Barcelona
#53 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#64 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#85 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#126 Business Hotel in Barcelona
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