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Crowne Plaza Barcelona - Fira Center
Ranked #58 of 518 Hotels in Barcelona
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Reviewed May 7, 2014

Just got back from Barcelona and loved the hotel. We were a 3 generational family with ages ranging between 2-87. Large and well-equipped rooms, including reliable wifi and espresso machines. Located in a real neighborhood, with all the services a body needs - just off Plac Espanya, the Magic Fountain and the bull fighting ring converted into sparkling new shopping mall. Metro to downtown and Parc Guel. Wonderful, diverse breakfast with all food groups represented and a fabulous staff which is both friendly and efficient. A real upgrade and treat relative to the tourist class hotels on the Rambla for the same money.

  • Stayed: May 2014, traveled with family
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Reviewed May 3, 2014

Our room was quite large. Huge TV - probably about 6 feet long! Good in-room and bath amenities. Quiet. Very plush bath towels. About 8 minute walk from Espanya metro for easy access to anywhere in the city for just over 1E/ride when you buy 10 rides. 5.90E bus each way to BCN. Limited good dining/sightseeing options away from hotel in immediate area. Large business center with about 8 desktops. Good free internet. In-room service could have used some improvement but very minor issues. No concierge desk. Seems to cater more to business traveler than tourist.

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank chitownsam
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Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

Very good location, next to the magic fountains and other attractions. Bus stops are close by. Very clean rooms and luxurious bathrooms, a great lobby and adequate swimming pool. Only thing is noise can enter the room from the corridor. An excellent stay for families and it's also not too far from the airport.

  • Stayed: July 2013
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1  Thank Raja A K
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Reviewed April 27, 2014

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Ginger G
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Reviewed April 21, 2014

Great location and the size of the room is generous. We found lots of places to eat nearby that were great so eating in at the hotel wasn't as appealing. We cannot comment on the food. The first night we had a room for three of us, we were there for spring break with our 21 year old son. It was uncomfortable as the beds were only full size, not queens as we had been told. They moved us into a junior suite the second night which was a much better fit for our situation. The pull out sofa bed was not as comfortable for our son but the king size bed was much better for us and we had two rooms rather than one, which was much better. The staff couldn't have been more helpful and we had a wonderful stay. I would recommend the hotel highly especially since other areas of Barcelona are known for being much more of a noise problem. If you are looking for the singles crowd, you may want to look somewhere else.

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled with family
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Thank winrobaaa
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Reviewed April 17, 2014

The Crowne Plaza hotel in Barcelona is excellent but it is a bit boring or maybe just a bit 'business' (a matter of taste and preference I guess)
It misses the intimacy but for the rest it is very good in every way. Location is good, adjacent to Montjuïc and the Olympic center with Placa D'Espanya around the corner.
We got an upgrade to a very nice and spacious suite (from the IHG loyalty program).
The Club Lounge is very comfortable and the blonde hostess is extremely helpful and service minded, minding the smallest detail and helping out with planning trips and sightseeing, super!
Absolutely a comfortable and luxurious stay with value for money.
+ Spacious, everything is high quality, bathroom/shower, super big thick towels
- Small windows, breakfast is not bad but could be better, lacks 'intimacy'

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Cees65
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Reviewed April 1, 2014

This hotel has recently been renovated and so much improved compared to my visit 2 years ago. The rooms are large and modern. Nice beds, giant desk, sitting area, minibar, ironboard and nespresso and tea facility. Good bathroom with bath and shower. There is a business center where you can make prints free of charge. Breakfast was what you expect in a 4-star hotel and lunch idem. All you need for a comfortable stay. If you dont come to work: There is a cute tapas restaurant and one upscale restaurant really nearby, but it is not a swinging neighborhood. What really makes the difference with other 4 four star hotels is the staff. This hotel used to be named Fira plaza, now it is Crowne plaza fira center. I dont know whether they retrained staff.... But there were exceptionally friendly and service minded. It was top of the bill prior arrival by email, at the frontdesk, at breakfast at the meetingsrooms, at the bar. No exception. They promised that they will have a wellness center next visit. Definitely coming back when I need to be in town for work.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled on business
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Address: Avenida de Rius I Taulet, 1-3, 08004 Barcelona, Spain (Formerly Fira Palace Barcelona)
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Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Montjuic
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Barcelona
#14 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#18 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#22 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#50 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
Price Range: $130 - $327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Crowne Plaza Barcelona - Fira Center 4.5*
Number of rooms: 276
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