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London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location of the hotel is excellent and in a safe area. The room was secure, clean and tidy. But who knew that machines now greet you and provide the room key!? As staff only man the hotel in the day and I arrived late at night, I had to check myself in and search the building to find my... More 

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Tehran, Iran
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47 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never surprised as arriving in Ding dong express as ever. It was 13.30 pm and no one was in the reception !!!! Did not paid for hotel??? ...there is a machine !!!that delivers the room key ... You should search in the building to find your room !! It is better to build such a hotel in SPACE... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

The hotel is basic but very clean and the position is great. In the middle of Barcelona, close to the main boulevard and very short taxi / bus trip to the beach. they have a check in machine as not always you will find someone at the reception but if you call the number someone will come asap.

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DingDong P, Director General at Ding Dong Express, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing DingDong Express for your last stay in Barcelona and for your positive assessment. Your comments about our location, service and quality, are the best reward and encouragement to continue making our guests' stay an unforgettable experience. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay and we are very grateful to you for spending your... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We stayed here in July for 6 nights. The room was small but very clean which is all we required as we spent most our day touring the city. The bed had clean linen along with clean towels and was relatively comfortable. It can get quite noisy in the morning as the city wakes up to get to work but... More 

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DingDong P, Director General at Ding Dong Express, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing DingDong Expres for your last stay in Barcelona and for your positive assessment. Your comments about our location, service and quality, are the best reward and encouragement to continue making our guests' stay an unforgettable experience. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay and we are very grateful to you for spending your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Great location. Clean rooms. Secure building. Quiet at night. Worth paying that bit more for your own bathroom!! The only things it needs is a long length mirror and netted/voile curtains for the balcony as people can see into room. I will definitely be back. Highly recommend!!!

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DingDong P, Director General at Ding Dong Express, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our establishment for your last stay in Valencia and for your positive assessment. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay and we are very grateful to you for spending your time sharing your experience in TripAdvisor. More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Great price and location. The metro is close by and the room is a decent size. The location is secure and clean with a private bathrooms which is nice to have. Bed was fairly comfortable and overall the room was quite quiet. Checkin was done with a machine in the lobby since there wasn't an person at the desk when... More 

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DingDong P, Director General at Ding Dong Express, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing DingDong Express for your last stay in Valencia. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay and we are very grateful to you for spending your time sharing your experience in TripAdvisor. More 

Gibraltar
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

We stayed there for 3 nights and it was ok. Not the greatest, we got a very small room, but at least the bathroom was clean and big. They cleaned the room while we were out, but didn't change the sheets. The location is very good, very close to Metro station Diagonal and walking distance to the area Eixample.

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DingDong P, Director General at Ding Dong Express, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our establishment for your last stay in Barcelona. We regret any inconvenience that we may have caused you during your stay for the little room, we have different kind of rooms and rates. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay and we are very grateful to you for spending your time sharing your... More 

Moose Jaw, Canada
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

The rooms provide you with everything you need for your stay. The location in Gracia was perfect for walking around, finding restaurants that were "less touristy" and many markets/shops around. We always felt safe in the area. The location is within walking distance to metro. If you like to walk, as we do, It took us 30 min to walk... More 

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DingDong P, Director General at Ding Dong Express, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our establishment for your last stay in Valencia and for your positive assessment. Your comments about our location, service and quality, are the best reward and encouragement to continue making our guests' stay an unforgettable experience. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay and we are very grateful to you for spending your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

I would say its more like apartment than hotel. Clean and nice representing room. Towels and shower things provided. Location - excellent. Not far away of everything. Around good places where to eat, drink, few supermarkets.

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DingDong P, Director General at Ding Dong Express, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our establishment for your last stay in Barcelona, and for your positive assessment. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay and we are very grateful to you for spending your time sharing your experience in TripAdvisor. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at DingDong Express - it was clean, quiet and very comfortable. The bathroom was shared but as there was no one in the neighboring bedroom we had it to ourselves and it was spotless and looked brand new. The only reservations we had were that the reception is only manned part time. We waited over... More 

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DingDong P, Director General at Ding Dong Express, responded to this review

Thank you Rosie for choosing DingDong Express for your last stay in Barcelone and for your positive assessment. It's really that our location is perfect for visiting the city. We have 2 hostel in Barcelona and our staff is in one or other, but always we have service for ours customers. We regret any inconvenience that we may have caused... More 

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Staying in Gracia

Neighborhood Profile
Gracia
Gracia literally stands out from the pack. It used to be an independent town until late into the 19th century. Though it’s just a short commute away from the center, a visit here feels like you’re in a whole different city. The bohemian vibe has drawn many international artists to this area, resulting in a wide selection of galleries, live music and artsy boutique stores. The nightlife is centered around the vibrant Gracia’s plaças, where young and old gather to enjoy a drink outside. Carrer de Verdi, its main street, offers affordable restaurants and a movie theater that screens new as well as classic films in their original language. However Gracia's greatest treasure lies just up the hill at Guell Park, where Antoni Gaudi's vibrant and revolutionary art sculptures stand atop unequaled views of Barcelona.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The DingDong Express hostel is located in the Gracia neighbourhood, one of the most picturesque districts of Barcelona. Located in a classical building renovated in 2011 with a modern and minimalist design. The colour scheme of whites and blues provides a warm and bright atmosphere. The Gracia neighbourhood is 10 minutes on foot from Passeig de Gracia, where you can enjoy a stroll down the long avenue full of shops and modernist monuments like La Pedrera, all the way to Plaza Cataluna, one of the city's main attractions. DingDong Express has a total of 13 rooms divided in doubles and singles. Its modern and functional design, combining blue and white colours, will ensure your stay in Barcelona will be as pleasant as possible. Most of the rooms are exterior with natural light, and some of them have a little balcony. All the rooms have an en-suite bathroom except DDExpress 0, which has a shared bathroom. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ding Dong Express

Address: Riera De Sant Miquel, 74, 08006 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Gracia
Price Range: $39 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ding Dong Express 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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