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Colon Hotel

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Izmir, Turkey
Reviewed today NEW

hotel located just in the middle of the city and nearly everywhere are in walking distance. rooms are well decoretad and clean. provide a good sleep. very good breakfast buffet. very friendly and succesfull team. they make you feel special. i don't know what you think but these are all i wanted to have during a hotel stay. strongly recomended.

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My stay was beyond exceptional Jan 8-12 2017. The front desk staff was amazingly cordial, friendly and always helpful. For many travelers this can be the difference between a "nice" experience and a "great" experience. I have visited Europe many times for both business and pleasure. The choice of hotels are always a chance you take and hope for the...

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Widnes, United Kingdom
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Stayed here last week to celebrate my husbands 60th birthday, we had never been to Barcelona before so we wanted a hotel in a good location to see near by attractions, we where not disappointed ! We stayed in room 606 at the top of the hotel our view was amazing directly opposite the cathedral, our terrace was huge, the...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here before our cruise and after. There were 4 adults. The room both times were very big. 1 king size bed and 2 twins. rooms were very clean. Always had enough towels. Very close to everything we wanted to see. Staff were all very helpful. The breakfast was good.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time in Barcelona and so wanted a good a good experience overall. I can say that from a hotel point of view, Colon Hotel did not disappoint. From arrival to departure, the hotel staff were very welcoming and always happy to help. The hotel is located opposite Barcelona Cathedral and is no more than a 5-10...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend staying here -you can't go wrong staying here. The location is fabulous - what a treat to walk out the front door every day and see the cathedral and be able to walk to everything. the rooftop views are breathtaking and it's amazing to sit up there and have a drink and look at the city lights...

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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff and location were great. The hotel is old and it shows. Only 1st floor renovated but all floors need improvement desperately. The breakfast was also very limited in options and quality compared to other experiences we had in Spain.

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Comfortable hotel in ideal position on edge of Gothic Quarter opposite Barcelona Cathedral (Not La Sagrada Familia). Undergoing some renovations but this did not intrude on our visit. Spacious room for 3 adults - can highly recommend it. Only complaint was that we had a view of a wall and not the cathedral as the web site suggested.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had stayed here years ago, and I would have given it five stars if I were rating then. On a return trip to Barcelona bringing an additional family member, we wanted to experience this again. However, when the reservation was made months in advance, apparently it was not made for the cathedral view room that we had had before....

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Dear SB1114, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing a constructive review on TripAdvisor. We always appreciate to receive our guests’ feedback as they help us to enhance our understandings of what you need and want in order to improve. Although the Hotel Colón did not match all your expectations, we appreciate your compliments towards our central location....

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Positives ; overlooks the magnificent Barcelona Cathedral and adjacent square which is usually busy with buskers performing and market stalls selling stuff, the Gaudi Exhibition centre is located opposite the hotel, La Rambla is less than a minutes walk away, the enchanting Santa Maria Del Mar Basilica and the Picasso Museum are both less than 5 mins walk away, the...

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Staying in Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)

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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 )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $116 - $260 (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:
#9 Spa Hotel in Barcelona
#52 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#63 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#84 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#125 Business Hotel in Barcelona
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“If you don't want to spend money for room with view, get 1 of less expensive rooms - you can still enjoy the amazing view from rooftop”
 of 5 bubbles cslease, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ensure you ask for a room with a Cathedral view”
 of 5 bubbles scarymg, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Choose a room with a cathedral view”
 of 5 bubbles LORDPARDOE, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“The quietest rooms are those at the back (facing a hostel), and as high up as possible.”
 of 5 bubbles Cholseyman132, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“cathedral side, higher up”
 of 5 bubbles 29karen49, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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