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“once would be enough to enjoy the view”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Eclipse Bar

Eclipse Bar
Ranked #28 of 777 Nightlife in Barcelona
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Owner description: Just as the waves never stop swirling, the energy at Eclipse Bar is always amplified. Eclipse is the hottest addition to Barcelona's vibrant nightlife scene. Join local tastemakers and global jetsetters alike on the 26th floor where W Barcelona’s exclusive Eclipse bar mixes the freshest cocktails and world-class DJs spin soulful sounds, bold beats, and perform live. Grab a bite while you mingle. A selection of fresh sushi, crispy tempura, spring rolls, and light bites from the grill are always delicious. Inspired by its stunning Mediterranean setting and a London personality, Eclipse has changed the face of Barcelona's nightlife and become the city's ultimate entertainment lifestyle destination. An inescapable vortex that draws people in to ride the current, W Barcelona’s Eclipse Bar sets the scene for a spectacular experience, all night long.
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“once would be enough to enjoy the view”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2013 via mobile

great location and great views over the sea and the city! otherwise the music is not that great, drinks are fine, you can get to sit in a mini vip area if you buy a bottle. a nice touch this time was that you would get a nice fresh fruit platter with your bottle of bubbly and later on we've been also offered 'eclipse ' chocolates. the atmosphere is not very lively, the bar was barely half full on a Saturday night ( mind you it was a first Saturday in January which could be a part of the reason..?) and was finished by 3am already. all a bit disappointing. the crowd was mainly filled with foreign tourists, wunder where all the cool locals go on a Saturday night..?

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Barcelona, Spain
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“Nice bar, great view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2012

Visited Eclipse with friends, had great time. Did not have any facecontrol, as the webpage says. Bar/club was full, the prices for cocktails are average, though the taste good, maybe better then elsewhere in barcelona. Great view and nice music. Nice place for a party.

Visited December 2012
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“Great view but that's it”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2012 via mobile

The view is nice but the cocktails terrible. Service great but if you enjoy a nice cocktail go anywhere else, not worth the visit

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Zurich, Switzerland
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“nothing special really...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2012

an employee gets you the elevator in the lobby and as soon as you arrive at the bar-floor, you have a nice view over the sea and parts of barcelona. then you walk down a corridor to the dance floor and main bar area. the staff is really friendly and the prices for the drinks ok. you have to reserve tables to sit next to the glass wall. but even if you don't you have a nice view over barcelona. clientel is mixed. maybe between 25-40 years old. it's nice to have seen once, but not that special to recommend it though. but still, good drinks, really friendly staff and also good music.

Visited August 2012
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“Not that good”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2012

The W Hotel chain normally offers stylish swanky bars/clubs, and this this is probably up there on its overall decoration. It is located on the top floor of the hotel, and the views are decent, while sipping away on an expensive cocktail. The bar area and general decoration decent, but the seating and layout is pretty poor in design, and getting a seat is just a nightmare. After certain times you cannot sit at the bar, and then when you try to sit on one of the couches you get informed that they are all reserved, yet no reserved signs or anything. The music is pretty poor, most of it is un heard of and not really the lift the dance floor type of stuff, though I had gone back a few years on what was being played. The staff are just rude and arrogant, and that is generally all round, specifically the waiting staff and door staff.

Fine to pop in for one drink early on an take in some of the views, but not worth a night out. Should get in one of the better W chains clubs/bars as eclipse seem clueless in all areas as to how to run a club, can't even get the music right.

Average to poor, there are better places to visit.

Visited September 2012
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