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Ventura, CA
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73 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed the friendly staff at Hotel California and the easily accessible sites from our location. The bed was a bit hard but that was the worst I could say. For a short visit in this busy city, the room was fine.

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Tacoma, Washington
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30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Not a bad stay. One street off of Las Ramblas, down an alley so not as loud. Small, basic rooms. Downside is you can hear next door neighbors doors slam loudly when they stumble in at 0300. Breakfast basic but adequate. You have to leave your key with the front desk when you go out. Near plenty of bars and... More 

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Liverpool
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a week. The hotel is in a good location for sightseeing. Our room was clean, breakfast was adequate to start the day especially the mini croissantss filled with chocolate. All staff were very friendly and the reception staff were very helpful. The only problem was our room was on the first floor so it was noisy... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I liked almost everything! It was clean, quiet and in a really great central location. Also, the staff was really helpful and friendly, they had one guy at the front desk that was by far the nicest, most helpful hotel staff member I've ever encountered in all my years travelling!! I would have given it a perfect score had it... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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22 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Welcome to the Hotel California. Spent here a great week. The location of this hotel is excellent, just on the Ramblas, as much close to everything worth seeing and living in Barcelona as it gets. You get a very nice room and a decent buffet breakfast here; the guys at the reception are really nice and ready to help and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for four nights and was perfect for us. Rooms were clean, food was ok and staff were helpful. Location couldn't have been better as you turned the corner you were on La Rambla meaning that there were lots of choice with restaurants and bars. Would definitely recommend.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have just spent three nights at this hotel and had a great stay at this two star hotel in the Gothic quarter. Located on a side street about a 10-15 minute walk down La Rambla from Placa de Catalunya, where the airport shuttle bus terminates. We arrived at about 10pm and were greeted warmly by reception.... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

The hotel is in a little back street that cannot be accessed by transfer bus but it is in an ideal position for a long weekend break to Barcelona. Smack in the middle of bars, restaurants, street entertainment and access to tour buses round the city. The hotel does not look very much from the outside but this is deceiving.... More 

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We booked this hotel for its location half way between the place our shuttle bus dropped us off from the airport and the shuttle bus for the cruise terminal. It also offered breakfast at a better price than many without. The front desk was efficient and friendly. Everything was clean and functional with a large bathroom and plenty of soap,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Clean, good service at front desk, breakfast ok (but too much sugary food). Room small and uninspiring decor. Bathroom was much better and almost half the size of room. Balcony. Situated in heart of el gotico in very touristy area. Will suit many people.

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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
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel California is an urban hotel in the main centre of Barcelona. It's ​​recently refurbished and modernised and located in the historic, cultural and commercial heart of Barcelona. Only 1 minute's walk from the famous Ramblas and very close to the main tourist attractions of the city (the Gothic Quarter, La Pedrera, famous theatres and museums, cinemas, restaurants, shopping, the Port, etcetera). It is mainly characterised by an excellent customer and cleaning service that makes guests feel at home and experience a nice and comfortable stay in Barcelona. The hotel also offers you free services: WIFI (throughout the hotel), continental breakfast, hotel safe, room service and reception 24 hours and amenities. Its rooms have air conditioning / heating, LCD TV, international TV channels, telephone, desk, soundproofed windows and have private own bathroom with hairdryer, towels and everyday amenities. Its staff will help you in everything you need. All to experience an excellent value in the centre of Barcelona. Come and stay! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel California

Address: c/Rauric 14, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
Price Range: $73 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel California 2*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
California Hotel Barcelona
Ca Barcelona
Hotel California Barcelona, Catalonia
Hotel Style:
#33 Best Value Hotel in Barcelona
#163 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#181 Family Hotel in Barcelona
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