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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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About

#30 of 543 hotels in Barcelona
Location
4.9
Cleanliness
4.9
Service
4.6
Value
4.3
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Hotel in Las Ramblas, in the center of Barcelona. Hotel 1898 is the only offering spa and 2 swimming pools all year open. A hotel where luxury and small pleasures will take you to the 19th century and the Spanish colonies in Cuba and the Philippines. Discover our Colonial Suites with private terrace and swimming pool. An authentic oasis in the heart of Barcelona.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Highchairs available
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Rooftop pool
Pool with view
Adult pool
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Rooftop bar
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Sun deck
Sun terrace
Doorperson
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Landmark view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
Good to know
HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Business
City View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Catalan and 1 more
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Ferlin F wrote a review Jun 28
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Thanks to manager Fanny and her team we had the most fantastic experience for the second time in this hotel. Very centrally located at the Ramblas and not noisy. Taxi from the airport 35€ Rooftop is great and very friendly bartenders, breakfast sublime, beds clean. Minorities being fixed at the instance. Always a concierge at the entrance for safety. Thanks to all the friendly ladies in the reception who helped with booking tables at the best restaurants. They all give the warm personal attention and show that they value choosing their hotel. Thank you and see you next year!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Samantha wrote a review Jul 2021
United Kingdom4 contributions3 helpful votes
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Wow! What a hotel! We visited Barcelona last July and revisited again this July 2021 and stayed at this divine hotel. Having arrived during the night approx 12.30am we were unsure what we would be met with but thankfully we were greeted and checked in by the lovely ‘Farran’ of whom was kind, professional and incredibly helpful whilst making us laugh. He gave us everything we needed and from then on we knew this hotel was special thanks to him. The rooftop terrace and pool is stunning, spectacular views over the city and even though it was on reduced hours due to covid it was still amazing. We enjoyed many bottles of fizz on the rooftop thanks to the lovely bar team, bottle of sparkling Anna is delicious (staff recommendation) and was the perfect tipple whilst watching the sunset. Our bedroom was always kept immaculate and the team provided everything we needed during our stay. Added bonus having an indoor pool, that’s fun! We had breakfast included which had everything from cheeses, hams, fruit, fresh pastries, yogurts, hot foot to even chocolate puddings! We were greeted by a gorgeous lady called ‘Mercedes’ of whom was SO friendly and kind also, she gave us a glass of cava at breakfast and offered any assistance with covid testing etc. I would HIGHLY recommend this hotel to couples and can’t WAIT to return.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Roberto Cifuentes, Director General at Hotel 1898
Responded Aug 18, 2021
Dear Samantha; Your feedback is important and of great value to us. It helps us to assess our work trying to improve ourselves and set new targets. I sincerely thank you very much.
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sjc0l wrote a review Jun 27
Somerset, United Kingdom28 contributions15 helpful votes
A superb hotel The design of the hotel is beautiful Extremely clean Excellent position for visiting all the sites Would definitely go there again highly recommend. It has two pools one indoors with spa etc and one outdoors on the roof top both are excellent. Good food nothing to fault .
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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HC wrote a review Jun 24
Hitchin, United Kingdom1 contribution
We stayed at Hotel 1898 in order to visit specific places in the centre of Barcelona. The hotel exceeded our expectations - on all fronts. The room was excellent, beds very comfortable, everything was clean, roof terrace was a gem.........however, the jewel in the crown was the staff, from the concierges, to reception staff, to terrace staff. All smart, friendly, well-informed, efficient and helpful. We had a great stay and will be back!
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Room Tip: We had a room that was slightly larger than the basic - well worth it.
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Response from Fanny Le Brusq, Otros at Hotel 1898
Responded 2 days ago
Dear X4139EFhelenc, On behalf of all the staff of H1898, we would like to thank you so much for this fantastic comment! We really appreciate your nice words, this motivates us to keep working hard every day in order to provide the best service! We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back at H1898 very soon! Kind regards, Fanny Le Brusq Internal Quality H1898
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Francis G wrote a review Jun 23
Houston, Texas1 contribution
We stayed at this hotel for the first time and we loved it. The location was perfect. The rooms were clean, very comfortable, and the staff was amazing especially the doormen to help make our stay enjoyable. I highly recommend this hotel for anyone visiting downtown Barcelona.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Dear Francis, Thank you very much for this positive comment and for your nice words regarding our doormen! We work very hard every day in order to provide the best service and comments like your are very valuable to us! See you again very soon at H1898! Regards, Fanny Le Brusq Internal Quality H1898
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xcapeohio wrote a review Jun 22
Ohio797 contributions260 helpful votes
We have stayed here before and love it. The staff went way out of their way-Especially the young ladies at the front desk. The room was very clean and the roof top area was a very romantic place at night.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Response from Fanny Le Brusq, Otros at Hotel 1898
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Xcapeohio, Thank you very much for this nice comment, especially for the ladies at the Front Desk! Comments like yours are the best rewards of our hard work! We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you again very soon at H1898! Kind regards, Fanny Le Brusq Internal Quality H1898
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261ojb wrote a review Jun 20
London, United Kingdom1 contribution
There’s really nothing to fault this note on. The location is perfect and it has all the facilities you could want - the roof terrace is especially good. Staff are always friendly and the building is very clean (hand sanitisers etc available in the most used areas).
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Bryan P wrote a review Jun 19
We stayed in the Colonial Suite. It was wonderful. Well appointed and beautiful. The staff was always helpful. The balcony overlooked La Rambla and the plunge pool was refreshing We enjoyed the Terrace and the breakfast was full of delicious choices We highly recommend Hotel 1898
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Rotem Har wrote a review Jun 17
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Fabulous hotel with delux bath, beautiful room, nice spa, great location, rich breakfast, and most important great staff that gave us warm welcoming. Jesabel and Maria at the reception were very kind and professional. We'll be happy to visit again.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Jason wrote a review Jun 17
Bletchley, United Kingdom5 contributions3 helpful votes
We loved everything about it - we're still talking about how nice the smell is as you walk into the lobby...Management could you please tell us what aroma that is? The rooftop is lovely, perfect place to lounge. Every member of staff is very kind. The location is perfect. It's expensive but it's worth it. What more could you ask for? Go and enjoy!
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PRICE RANGE
$210 - $323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
1898 hotel barcelona, hotel 1898 barcelona, 1898 barcelona
LOCATION
SpainCataloniaProvince of BarcelonaBarcelonaCiutat Vella (Old Town) / La Rambla / El Raval
NUMBER OF ROOMS
169
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel 1898
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel 1898?
Nearby attractions include Mercat de la Boqueria (0.1 miles), Handmade Barcelona (0.3 miles), and 123 Action Barcelona (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel 1898?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, a rooftop bar, and free wifi.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel 1898?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, blackout curtains, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel 1898?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel 1898?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel 1898?
Conveniently located restaurants include Raó Restaurante, Un gelato per te, and Dona Rosa.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel 1898?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Is Hotel 1898 located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Barcelona.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel 1898?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Hotel 1898 offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel 1898?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, Italian, and Catalan.