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chic&basic Born Hotel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this amazing city for our honeymoon and we could not have done better The location – is perfect – it is in the centre, but on a quite street. The staff – is very helpful and friendly. We even got a bottle of cava as a surprise from the manager of the hotel :). The room – the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is really nice and exactly as in the photos. The room design is modern and special. Staff was extremely helpful with everything. The Hotel rents bikes which is a great experience and gives you a much wider range and different perspective of the city.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The is not what I expected, it is far from the center. The rooms are like motorlodge or an ambiance that of a cabaret. No locker, no toiletries and smelly linens. Though the staff are friendly. The hotel is not a home away from home.

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ChicandBasic, Gerente at chic&basic Born Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jessiepeter Thank you very much for your feedback about your stay in chic&basic Born Hotel. I am sorry that you did not enjoy the stay in our Hotel. Our Hotel Is in the city centre, we are in the Born area, which is the historical city centre from Barcelona But you are right we are not at the Catalunya... More 

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing hotel!!! Rooms are very different in a good way. Reception staff were extremely helpful, nothing was too much trouble. Rooms were a good size and the help yourself tea and coffee was very handy. Very cool hotel in a good location, will definitely be back soon.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really loved this hotel, it's perfect as a base and location couldn't be better. I didn't try the breakfast as preferred to venture out. Although coffee, tea and water is available day and night in the chill out area. Coffee is really good btw. Bed very comfortable if I had to grumble it would be that my toilet didn't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We booked this hotel last minute for a city break and were not disappointed. The interior design is quirky but the rooms were clean and comfortable. The bathroom facilities are exposed within the bedroom so this hotel is probably best suited to couples or those very well acquainted - ie. There is no privacy, but we knew this before we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We stayed here 2 nights. It was a nice room with a modern interior. The room also had a small balcony. The shower was in the middle of the room in front of the balcony so you had a nice view when showering. The breakfast had a lot to offer. The staff was helpful and friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

I travel to BCN often. Staying here is always a good choice. Big comfortable beds, spotless, great lounge areas, good air conditioning, wonderful restaurants literally around the corner, bikes to rent for as low as 6€, quiet and yet in the middle of everything. Only tip is if you require a lift (elevator) make sure you state that prior to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

This is the fourth time I have stayed at this hotel in El Born.. The last time I was here was around 2012 and have to say its just as great now as it was then. Perfect location as it's literally a 2 minute walk from the beautiful Santa Maria Del Mar church and all the great restaurants and bars... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

This hotel was so ideal for our city break. Being in Born it was so well situated for sightseeing easy to get to the beach and the port. The hotel itself was as it says cheap and basic, but stylish. The rooms are very clean and white. Although not spacious ample room if you're not going to spend much time... More 

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Staying in El Born / La Ribera

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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few places that live and breathe such exciting energy regardless of the time of day. This neighborhood seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A hotel that combines the traditional with the futuristic in a privileged environment: a building that is more than 100 years old with spectacular ceilings over seven metres high and spaces designed to surprise and enjoy. Its rooms, with an original glass shower in the room, are chameleon-like: you can change the colour depending on your mood. The passageways, full of enchantment and mystery, mutate with colour changes from the lights in the rooms. Enjoy our “Beyourself” and “Helpyourself” area in the common area where you can relax listening to music, reading any of our books or having a coffe, tea or water for free. 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 Born Hotel

Address: Calle Princesa 50 | 08003 Barcelona, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Born / La Ribera
Price Range: $91 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — chic&basic Born Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Chic And Basic Born Hotel
Chic&Basic Born Hotel Barcelona, Catalonia
Hotel Chic Basic Born
Hotel Style:
#110 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#111 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#132 Business Hotel in Barcelona
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