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Hotel Espana

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Long Beach, CA, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This Hotel is fantastic! Very convenient location right off La Rambla. Friendly staff, beautiful rooms, and the location itself is gorgeous with lots of great history. I will definitely stay here again!

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Nuria B, Director General at Hotel Espana, responded to this review

I am absolutely proud to read your feedback following your stay with us and also thank you for taking the time to do this. I am also happy to have contributed to you all comfortably settling in Barcelona. I have passed on your kind words to all the team here. Your comments about the staff are pretty apreciated. Looking forward... More 

Falkirk
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This was a lovely hotel in a great location located just off La Ramblas and close to restaurants and bars together with key tourist sites. The room was quite small but had everything required with a nice shower room. It's quite a quirky hotel with a lovely rooftop bar. There is also a small rooftop pool for cooling off after... More 

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Nuria B, Director General at Hotel Espana, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share with us and other visitors your comments following your stay at Hotel España. I am happy to know the hotel facilities and service have fulfilled your expectations and your very nice words towards the staff and the building deco are highly apreciated. Looking forward to welcoming you back once again... More 

Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I stayed at the Hotel Espana during a weekend 'get away' with my best friend. The hotel was easy to find (just off the main Ramblas strip) and easy to navigate from and to the airport. As most have commented on already, the decor and style inside the hotel is wonderful, as is the roof top terrace bar. We found... More 

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Nuria B, Director General at Hotel Espana, responded to this review

Dear Anita, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your very kind words following your stay at Hotel España. I am delighted to read that you had a wonderful time with us and taht you enjoyed our service and facilities. Your comments about the staff are highly appreciated. We daily work very hard for our guests satisfaction,... More 

Scotland
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105 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights mid September. The hotel is just behind the Opera House on a side street off La Rambla. The building is stunning and the staff were polite and attentive. Our room was toward the rear of the hotel and was therefore very peaceful. The rooms are not overly large, we were apparently upgraded to a better... More 

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Nuria B, Director General at Hotel Espana, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share with us and other visitors your comments following your stay at Hotel España. I am happy to know the hotel facilities and service have fulfilled your expectations and I take good note of your comments in order to keep on improving. Looking forward to welcoming you back once again in... More 

Motherwell
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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We stayed here at the beginning of September as part of our silver wedding celebrations. Hotel is just down a lane off La Ramblas and when you close the main door you feel as if you have entered another realm - the peace and tranquility hits you instantly despite the hustle and bustle outside. The staff are very professional but... More 

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Nuria B, Director General at Hotel Espana, responded to this review

Dear Maureen, Thank you so much for taking the time to post your comments following your stay at Hotel España. I am delighted to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed our hospitality and service. Your sensibility towards the building and its restoration is also highly apreciated. I really hope that you can join us once... More 

Gland, Switzerland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

the hotel inside is really interesting and well done. The construction is amazing and full of very nice surprises. Super placed very near Ramblas and near Plaza Real and their good restaurants. The staff was very helpfull.

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Nuria B, Director General at Hotel Espana, responded to this review

Dear François, Thank you so much for taking the time to share with us and other visitors your comments following your stay at Hotel España. I am happy to know the hotel facilities and service have fulfilled your expectations. We all look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, More 

Danville, California
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37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Hotel is located off the Ramblas. Our minivan could not drive to the front of the hotel so we walked with our luggage. Not the best atmosphere to arrive at the front of the hotel. But the hotel is charming, quaint and the rooms are modern. The location is great right in the middle of the Ramblas. The terrace area... More 

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Nuria B, Director General at Hotel Espana, responded to this review

Firstly thank you for taking the time to write your review following your stay at Hotel España. I am absolutely delighted to know that we have met your expectations on location, service and facilities. I feel I have to clarify for other visitors, that the taxi can arrive till the main hotel entrance.without problem, even being a walking citizen Street.... More 

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

Hubby and I had the most amazing 3 nights here. We cannot wait to go back. The staff are lovely, the location is perfect, within walking distance to most places, and right over the road from the fantastic gothic quarter where you can meander in the streets and find quirky bars and restaurants. Also, within 5 minutes walk up las... More 

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Nuria B, Director General at Hotel Espana, responded to this review

Dear Sammy and Hubby, First of all I would like to thank you for having the time to write about your stay with us in Hotel EspañaI and for your very nice review. I am absolutely proud to read your feedback following your stay with us and we are all happy to know we have contributed to you all comfortably... More 

Enville
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45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Hotel is very modern with a great look to reception. Receptionist and other staff were very helpful and friendly. We found that the facilities, like the 3 bars etc all worked on different timings. The roof top terrace only opens at 3pm, so if you wish to swim before that you need to take a towel from your room. Not... More 

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Nuria B, Director General at Hotel Espana, responded to this review

Dear Davina, First of all I would like to thank you for having chosen Hotel España for your recent trip to Barcelona. We appreciate to have your feedback since we are always concerned by the remarks and satisfactions of our guests. I am sorry to hear that your stay was not 100% satisfactory. I feel I have to explain that... More 

Perth, Australia
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We stayed here for a couple of nights last month before our cruise and it was a great choice. It is centrally located and close to everything. The hotel is gorgeous old world but the rooms by contrast are modern and stylish. We loved the coffee machine (the only time we came across room tea/coffee facilities in Europe) and the... More 

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Nuria B, Director General at Hotel Espana, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share with us and other visitors your comments following your stay at Hotel España. I am happy to know that the hotel facilities and service have fulfilled your expectations. I take good note about your comments. They are highly apreciated. I also agree that the Terrace Alaire Ramblas and the Restaurant... More 

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Staying in El Raval

Neighborhood Profile
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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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
Fonda Espanya Restaurante
Fonda Espanya Restaurante
Cuisines: Mediterranean, European, Spanish
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 4 Star Superior Hotel Espana is located in the heart of Barcelona's historic centre, adjacent to La Rambla, the Gran Teatre del Liceu and the Gothic Quarter. Opened in 1859, it was later renovated by the celebrated modernist architect Lluis Domenech i Montaner. The hotel has always been considered a little gem of Barcelona modernism. Completely renovated in 2010, it combines modern interior design with the classicism of a nineteenth century building. The hotel's restaurant service is under the management of the chef Martin Berasategui. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Espana

Address: Carrer Sant Pau 9-11, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Raval
Price Range: $143 - $380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Espana 4*
Number of rooms: 82
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Hotel Espana Barcelona, Catalonia
Hotel Style:
#50 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#62 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#70 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#119 Business Hotel in Barcelona
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