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Circa 1905
Ranked #21 of 308 Barcelona B&B and Inns
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Reviewed November 19, 2013

Beautiful b &b in a wonderful location. Very comfortable bed, lovely bathroom, stunning decor throughout and very clean. Fresh, tasty breakfast you can take to your room if you want and free bottled water and coffee available 24 hours a day. Very helpful staff who welcomed us and advised how to get around the city. We slept well in our room at the front which had a view of La Pedrera. I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 7, 2013

What a find..we booked this Boutique Hotel online from pictures, and were more impressed when we got there. The positives: the staff are amazing, especially Maria at the front desk. She helped us plan our first day, and was lovely to deal with. The hotel has modern conveniences with an older, authentic feel in the decor. Twenty foot ceilings, large rooms, large comfy bathroom and cushy clean bed. Fantastic breakfast served in the lovely guest reception room. Spirits available for purchase. Fabulous terraces. Really central location..a few blocks from La Rambla, the main walkway down past the amazing market and to the water. Loads of shopping all around...check out the funkiest handbag shop I've ever seen just a few doors east from hotel. Possible disadvantages: only one...we were looking out over a dead quiet inside courtyard, until the restaurant had an event on our last night there, and we had noise and cigarette smoke in our room until 2am..and we had a 4am wake up to catch our flight. The hotel quieted the party at midnight, but the smokers still kept it up and we could still hear the beat of the music. Maria emailed us to apologize, and since it was the ONLY downside, I would definitely stay there again. Lovely place. Really made our trip even more wonderful.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 6, 2013

Small hotel only meters from Casa Mila in the center of Barcelona. Great interior which mixed modern with old. Amazing breakfast. Friendly and helpfull staff who speak great English. We will be recommending it if anyone else is in this area. Amazing thank you.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 26, 2013

It is often difficult to find a quiet place to sleep in a busy city but this delightful B&B was a gem. An easy walk from the Placa de Catalunya, on the same street as La Pedrona and Sagrada Familia, the location is excellent. We requested a terrace room as these face an internal courtyard. This was a little noisy on one evening as a restaurant also opens on to it, but double-glazing & solid shutters kept out the sound and the light. Breakfasts were good, an added touch was as we had to leave early on our last day, they packed a "picnic" breakfast for us to take with us. The staff all spoke good English (helpful as my Spanish & Catalan are not good) and were happy to assist with recommendations and bookings for restaurants.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

Stayed for three nights.Booked through hotel website.Charged 200Euors a night but on booking.com only 140 euros anight. B&B run by young staff.,owner no where to be seen. WiFI hopeless. Was told the guy from Apple can last week to fix it ,but very slow when it worked which wasn't,t often. We had a room with a balcony and we were told that you could eat breakfast out there , but the balcony was only wide enough for two folding chairs touching each other. Impossible for two people to sit there. Lots of nicer accommodation in the area.

  • Stayed: October 2013
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María Paz S, Propietario at Circa 1905, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2013

As we explained you the first day of your stay at the hotel, rates vary according to season, so is not comparable the rate in high season and in a weekend, as you had, with which you were showing us at Booking.com for mid season dates and weekdays. For the same dates and room of your stay the rest of the guests have paid the same than you, having made their reservation by Booking.com or by our web.

Regarding the rest of the comment, our hotel is proud of its location in Barcelona, near the Paseo de Gracia, is also proud of being in a beautiful modernist building having only 9 personalized rooms with antique and valuable furniture. The Provenza room, what the customer booked, has a small balcony, typical of the Eixample district of Barcelona, overlooking the street and Gaudi's Casa Mila, where we have placed two little chairs to enjoy that nice view. The breakfast, consisting in a buffet of local products, is served in the living room, and if the guest wants can bring it to the room. However, Mallorca room with a terrace, table and chairs is the good choice for those that want to enjoy an outdoor sunny breakfast. Our desire is to help clients to feel at home. The hotel staff, young because young is the hotel, also understands that personal attention to the guest is a value and, along with the property, constantly strives to improve service in all aspects of customer satisfaction (eg. we have requested immediately a revision of the wifi).

We think that the customer perceives this atmosphere, this effort and this personalization, and we appreciate the feedback reflected at most of the constructive comments on Tripadvisor and Booking.com, to let us know that their expectations have been met, and to provide us clues to improve when they have not been satisfied.

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Reviewed October 6, 2013

The owners have made this one floor B&B into a decorator's paradise where every detail has been thought out carefully right down to the beautiful tile floors and the Beaux Arts furniture.

The rooms were comfortable, the amenities from L'Occitane, the generous breakfasts delicious, the staff gracious and helpful, the prices reasonable, and the neighborhood safe. It is right down the street from Gaudi's Casa Mila and Las Ramblas for a good start to one's exploration of Barcelona.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

Small boutique hotel 50 meters from Casa Mila in the center of Barcelone. Modern-old interior. Good breafast. Friendly staff. We are to take room with terrace, every day have a breakfast there. Very close to Sagrada Familia, not lost the way to there because hotel the same road. Recommend to all.

Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Circa 1905

Address: Provenza, 286, 08008 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Eixample
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #21 of 308 B&Bs / Inns in Barcelona
Price Range: $154 - $319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Circa 1905 2*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Circa 1905 is a small Bed & Breakfast located on the first floor of a modernist building in the historic quarter of "Eixample", close to Paseo de Gracia and La Pedrera of Gaudi. The nine rooms of the house have been recovered by the owner and architect mixing old and new, tradition and comfort to offer guests a cozy and refined atmosphere where feel at home. Each room has been individually furnished, all have private bathrooms, and many have a balcony or terrace. Circa 1905 offers breakfast with fresh, seasonal products and a coffecorner available to guests all day. Free WiFi, safebox, toiletries, 24 hour reception and luggage storage service. ... more   less 
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