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Novotel Barcelona Sant Joan Despi

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good thing was the pool and the room size The main problem - it's Location is neither close to main city centre nor to the airport. Connectivity only by tram which has to be changed over to the metro to get to the city. They have no shuttle service , no complimentary water on arrival plus they ask you to... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here during our short trip to Barcelona. My son isn't a beach lover so finding a hotel with a swimming was a priority. The hotel is lovely and very clean. The hotel staff were fantastic and couldn't do enough to help. We won't for bed and and breakfast. The breakfast was lovely. Rooms were spacious and air con... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As hotels go this was clean and had the linen and towels changed daily. The beds were uncomfortable and there wasn't much wardrobe space. The food in the restaurant was limited but breakfast was good. Pastries, fruit, cereals, breads, meats, cheeses, eggs, boiled rice!!, tea, coffee, fruit juices, milk,water,yog hurts. The distance to the centre of Barca was 24 mins... More 

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Thank MarvelHero
Ivan A, General Manager at Novotel Barcelona Sant Joan Despi, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for charring your experience in our hotel. We are glad to see that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are sorry that the beds did not achieve your expectations. We are working hard every day to improve the service. We hope you can visit us again if you ever come back to Barcelona.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for only one night (just as well) having been on trip to theme park an hour or so away. Only stayed here as flight changed to following day . The receptionist was lovely ..so grateful we had a room for the night..but I wouldnt return. I chose this one thinking we would enjoy the pool before our... More 

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Ivan A, General Manager at Novotel Barcelona Sant Joan Despi, responded to this review

Dear family Roy, Thank you very much for your comment. We are glad to see that the staff was friendly and you got a good service. As far as the other issues, we are always improving the hotel areas and we appreciate your advises in order to keep working on it. We will definitely transfer the nice comments to our... More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here as part of a tour group. Comfortable beds, pancake pillows. Weird bed that if you bumped would rise up like it was haunted! Two complaints - my first is obviously fix the a/c. Its summer 30C at least every day and the room is like a sauna. When we complained a shrugged shoulder was the only response. Second... More 

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Thank Janet M
Ivan A, General Manager at Novotel Barcelona Sant Joan Despi, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. We are sorry to know that you had problems with the room. Be sure that the air conditioner has been fixed since your stay. For your information, we expect a renewal of the bathrooms. We hope to see you during your next visit to offer a better service. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

This hotel provide tea/coffee making facility, close to tram stop which joins up with the Metro network (allow about 30 minutes each way to and from city centre), a few cafe/eatery close by. For those who are keen to explore Barcelona on your own, try and stay at hotels inside Barcelona as if you book the right place, you can... More 

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Thank Qisiang R
Ivan A, General Manager at Novotel Barcelona Sant Joan Despi, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us . We are glad you enjoyed the hotel facilities and staff. It is true that the hotel is located just outside Barcelona and is well connected by public transports. We hope to see you during your next visit. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Novotel with my teenage boys for the first time and would never stay at another again. If I could give this hotel zero stars I would based on service. While coming back from our day outing my teenage son told me that blood was on the pillow, I reported it to the front desk the next... More 

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Ivan A, General Manager at Novotel Barcelona Sant Joan Despi, responded to this review

We thank you for your comment. We really lament that you did not appreciate our service. We do apologize for the pillow issue. Your comment is very important for us and we will use it to improve the quality of service. Be sure that the housekeeper manager will talk with her staff. It is true that the late check out... More 

Dublin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Stayed here early July 2016, for 1 Friday night Family of 4, 2 adults, kids aged 12 and 15. Booked in advance so got a very good price, including breakfast for all. Arrived late due to very inefficient processing by Avis rent a car - 1 hour to queue with only 3 in front of me, 2 staff. But that's... More 

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Ivan A, General Manager at Novotel Barcelona Sant Joan Despi, responded to this review

We thank you for your nice comment. Your compliments are really useful, since we see that we achieve to make your stay the best. It is true that if your reserve with advance you benefit from cheaper prices. For you information, the breakfast is free for children under 16 years old if one parent have taking it. We are sorry... More 

Margate, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Just returned from short break to Barcelona, travelling with 2 children aged 11 and 8 and 2 adults. Room was ok, was on the 6th floor so didn't get any traffic noise. Hotel reception staff were very helpful, not the same about restaurant staff. The pool was freezing and not child friendly. Had about 6 sun loungers only so had... More 

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Ivan A, General Manager at Novotel Barcelona Sant Joan Despi, responded to this review

We thank you for taking time to share your experience in our hotel. We are glad that you had a good time with us, and that you could appreciate the different services offered in our hotel. Our staff does his best to make your stay better. As it concern the pool, it is right that it is not a heated... More 

Troy, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

My family enjoyed our stay at this hotel. The location was great. We were in walking distance from the hop on and off tram. Even though we were not actually in Barcelona, we were not far away. The "family suite" was small but comfortable. If you are looking for luxury, this is not the place. The people working there were... More 

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Ivan A, General Manager at Novotel Barcelona Sant Joan Despi, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your pleasant feed back. We are glad you enjoyed our breakfast and situation, it is true that we are located at the enter of the city but the public transport offers few possibility to go to the city center. All our romos have the same size, we don’t have suites or Family suites. We hope... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
4 star hotel with 161 airconditioned and soundproofed rooms. Located next to the AP2 B23 motorway, 3 km outside of Barcelona and the Avenida Diagonal, it is easily accessible on the T3 tram line (at Sant Marti de l Erm) and on bus routes 78 and 157 as well being just 15 km from the airport. The hotel features the Claravia restaurant, a bar, meeting rooms, play area for children, outdoor swimming pool, a terrace area, private parking and WiFi Internet access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Novotel Barcelona Sant Joan Despi

Address: Carrer de la TV3, 2, 08970 Sant Joan Despi, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Sant Joan Despi
Price Range: $63 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Barcelona Sant Joan Despi 4*
Number of rooms: 161
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