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Leeds, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the centre of this delightful city,the Advance provides a convenient base for visiting the many attractions. The hotel was very well appointed and the rooms were clean,comfortable and well maintained. The deliberate lack of restaurant facilities did not in any way detract from the hotel, as there are plenty of places to eat out.The continental style breakfasts were... More 

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Thank 981Gildersome
Bondia Hotels D, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Advance, responded to this review

Dear guest We really thank you for your review. We will have the pleasure to share your comments with all the staff of Hotel Advance. Our efforts to provide a high quality service are paramount and constant and we are delighted that your compliments confirm. Receive our best Regards and we are looking forward to see you again in our... More 

Newry, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night following a cruise. Excellent location, lovely hotel and very helpful staff.Really appreciated being able to access our room early. Would stay here again - 10 min walk to Ramblas and pleasant walk - or take Metro- to the fantastic fountain show at the Palace

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Thank Bessco
Bondia Hotels D, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Advance, responded to this review

Dear client Thank you first of all for sharing your experience following your visit to Hotel Advance in Barcelona. We are so delighted that your stay was mostly met your expectations. Receive a warm greeting from all the Team. We hope to welcome you as soon as possible. Best Regards from Barcelona City. “There are no foreign lands. It is... More 

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47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Boutique hotel, great old doors -Very nice hotel, good location, clean, bed comfortable, good pricing - some rooms had patio and also included breakfast. Patricia at front desk so kind and extremely helpful.

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Thank bethjnewyork
Bondia Hotels D, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Advance, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you first of all for sharing your experience following your visit to HOTEL ADVANCE. We are so delighted that your stay was mostly met your expectations. Receive a warm greeting from all the Team. We hope to welcome you as soon as possible. Do not hesitate to discover our best offers in our website. Best Regards from... More 

Santiago, Chile
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

I had a very pleasent stay, the staff was great and everything very clean and comfortable. Exelent Choice!! This was a business trip and make me feel like at home, I repeated with my wife and had the same nice experience.

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1 Thank kekstomas
Bondia Hotels D, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Advance, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you for your review. We will have the pleasure to share your comments with the staff of Hotel Advance. Our efforts to provide a high quality service are paramount and constant and we are delighted that your compliments confirm. We are delighted that you have the feeling of being at home during your stay at HOTEL ADVANCE.... More 

Detroit, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

The clerk at check-in was not helpful. The room was very small but nicely furnished. We were on the fifth floor with a balcony on the street. Actually the balcony was all fenced in allowing only views of the sky. When another guest entered their room at night I thought we were being broken into. Not that they were loud,... More 

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Thank salwms
Bondia Hotels D, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Advance, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you for sharing your experience in our hotel. Many of our customers also highlight the positives you've shared and I thank you. We have noted your point of dissatisfaction and regret your disappointment. We will share your comments with our team and emphasize your home perception. It does not reflect their daily spirited but will highlight the... More 

Paris, France
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

My boyfriend and I have stayed at the hotel for 2 nights during a short weekend to visit Barcelona and we really liked the place. All the people from the staff we talked with were adorable, very helpful and available. The woman who welcomed us apologized for not being able to give us an upgraded room (we hadn't even asked... More 

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Thank ltistif
Bondia Hotels D, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Advance, responded to this review

Dear client, We thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us following your recent stay here at the Hotel Advance. We are pleased to read that you did enjoy your stay and appreciated the location and the very professional staff of the hotel. However we do regret to learn of your disappointment regarding the breakfast experience.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Good location, Hotel Advance was located a short walk from Las Ramblas and metro. We had a road side 3rd floor room with a small balcony, some road noise but it is a city hotel and wasn't a problem. Rooms modern and clean. Didn't have breakfast as so many great places nearby. Hotel staff very helpful and friendly.

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Thank Tina S
Bondia Hotels D, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Advance, responded to this review

Dear Customer, We thank you for your opinion. We are so glad to know you had an enjoyable stay with us and it is a pleasure for us to know that you were delighted with the hotel facilities, situation and staff. We are constantly working on providing our very best services for our guests, and we are happy to see... More 

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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103 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Advance is less than 150 meters from Universitat metro station, so you are perfectly located to anywhere in the city! It's also in easy walking distance to Plaza de Catalunya, La Rambla, and La Bouriquina market. By European standards, the rooms are large (the balcony rooms are even nicer!) Hottest, strongest shower I've ever had in Spain! Breakfast was complete... More 

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Bondia Hotels D, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Advance, responded to this review

Dear client, First of all we thank you to devote a few minutes to write a so good review about your experience in Hotel Advance. We are really glad to read that you found the hotel amazing and that you enjoyed your stay with us. You make us happy and ready to improve all we can .We hope to welcome... More 

Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Walking distance to Placa Catalunya, few minutes walk from airport drop off, lots of bars & convenience store directly opposite. Initial impression good however lobby felt cheerless, hallway to rooms really dark. Given room at front with small Juliet balcony which was nice to see the street below. Cleaning poor, we tracked a cornflake around the room for the 4... More 

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Thank MrsH246
Bondia Hotels D, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Advance, responded to this review

Dear Client, We thank you very much for writing on TripAdvisor your feedback about your experience in our hotel. The opinions of our guests are something essential to examine and improve our services. So, we are glad to read that you could enjoy such the central location of our hotel. Thanks also to share aspects of the hotel that have... More 

Portadown, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Extremely compact and bijoux - very clean (spotless) breakfast basic - a bus trip is a must to see the sights - metro very easy to negotiate too Gaudi cathedral a must too but pre booking is essential

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Thank Carolinevm06
Bondia Hotels D, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Advance, responded to this review

Dear guest, From Hotel Advance we thank you to write this review about our hotel. We hope to welcome you back again for another trip you may do to Barcelona and please do not hesitate to visit our official website Bondiahotels.com where you will find all our best offers on the internet. Best regards. “All journeys have secret destinations of... 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

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of the city and only 10 minutes walk from La Fira and 5 minutes walk from Plaza Catalunya, Las Ramblas and Paseo de Gracia, and next to the historic and charming neighborhoods of El Raval, Gothic and El Born,hotel Advance brings you closer to museums and major attractions where you can get lost and discover Barcelona. The 1888 building was the old familiar "Casa Farmis" which later became the home of the Marquis of Framis where they lived until 1990. Designed by interior designer Santi Nin and some family members Bondia, you will receive a magnificent entrance doors, fully restored, dating from the late nineteenth century. The Hotel Advance, combines elegance, modernity and comfort, the hotel has 38 rooms, some with nice terraces where you feel the authentic Barcelona. All rooms are equipped with T.V. hairdryer, mini bar, safe and air conditioning. The Hotel Advance, all equipment will serve you with professionalism and attention that our guests deserve ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Advance

Address: Sepulveda 180, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Raval
Price Range: $147 - $376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Advance 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Barcelona Advance Hotel
Hotel Advance Barcelona, Catalonia
Hotel Style:
#185 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
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