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Chic & Basic Ramblas

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent 4 nights at this hotel. The best of it is its location 2 min by walk far from la rambla street. The service is good, room service daily. The rooms are clean and spacious. The bathroom is very small compared to room size. There was a hair dryer and a small shower gel only.the lobby is very nice... More 

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Voorburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Location was perfect for our stay. Just a few steps from the Ramblas. There is a metro stop almost right outside the door. Harbor is about 5min away. Beaches are a little further, about 20min but enough to see during the walk to the beach so it's never boring. The hotel is clean and stylish. Staff is friendly and helpful.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed there for 2 nights. Check in was fast, unfortunately electricity was down in that square (not hotels fault at all), got an upgrade and small terrace. Room is cozy, toilet is good and clean, bed is comfy. Hotel location is right on Ramblas corner and is very good. Clean place, great to what you pay but no car access.... More 

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great basic hotel. Clean, good bar, nice reception, cool decor. Great central location. Down side, twin beds very soft. Don't stay together if you preferred a double. No utensils in room although there was a kitchenette. Noisy from other rooms. Would use chain again but only for short brake.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you want to be in the centre of Barcelona, but with some peace and quiet, Chic&Basic Ramblas is the perfect hotel. Situated less than a minutes walk from Drassanes metro station, this hotel is round the corner for Las Ramblas - the busy and popular street in Barcelona. The hotel staff are very friendly and helpful and rooms were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the 6 time in the same hotel in Barcelona.The hotel and services are the same = EXCELLENT !!! However, this time we discovered that the food at the restaurant is not anymore like was before. We have tried to find out why and the answer came fast: Last year, the restaurant was rented to another company (chain restaurants),... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is so clean .... really lives up to its name. the staff was so accommodating to our every need - it was so comforting.. I greatly recommend this hotel- it is also in the center of everything!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this hotel. The rooms were clean, spacious and comfortable. The location was ideal. Being close to the tube and a short walk to Ramblas. 24 hr reception was helpful and staff were happy to make dinner reservations etc. for us. Definitely recommend and would be back.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not bad. Shower kind of gets water everywhere in the bathroom, but clean, good service and reasonably good price. Hotel room door was tough to open! Tough when sober, let alone after a couple of drinks at the bar downstairs! Had to get the guys downstairs to help!!! Funny view of abandoned rock climbing wall. Alright location.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As the title says, best things about Chic & Basic Ramblas during our stay were the service & location. And otherwise there were hardly any things to complain about. I would definitely recommend the hotel as a base for your Barcelona exploration. The place is interestingly decorated, and it was done with a good taste. Our room was decently sized,... 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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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
chic&basic Ramblas is inspired by the Barcelona of the 1960s. In chic&basic Ramblas, the same as in that age, the playful and the creative are strongly united. With a photographic exposition on the doors of the 85 rooms, the passageways overflowing with colour and history, a green Seat 600 in the lobby and a restaurant with bar and terrace, the c&b Ramblas is an entire experience that will delight you.chic&basic Ramblas has all the services that make chic&basic the perfect place to enjoy your stay in the centre of Barcelona. Reception 24 hours, locked room for luggage, bar and restaurant, parking, free WiFi and a PC with free internet access in the lobby. Also, if you want to move about the city at your own pace, bicycles are available to rent. Once you try them, you won’t want to use any other transport in Barcelona.You can also enjoy our chic&basic tour, a two hour walk through Ciutat Vella in which we will mix history with some curiosities, as well as gastronomic and nightlife suggestions. Enjoy it on Tuesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays at 10:00am. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chic & Basic Ramblas

Address: Pasaje Gutenberg, 7, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Raval
Price Range: $118 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Chic & Basic Ramblas 3*
Number of rooms: 85
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Chic & Basic Ramblas Barcelona, Catalonia
Hotel Style:
#99 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#130 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#181 Family Hotel in Barcelona
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