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Hotel Diagonal Barcelona
Ranked #230 of 514 Hotels in Barcelona
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East Kilbride
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Reviewed September 23, 2012

We stayed for 5 nights and could not find any major fault. The hotel itself is very contemporary and stylish, the lobby, restaurants, corridors and rooms are some of the coolest I have seen. We booked the standard room which had more than enough space but didn't opt for the breakfast as it was far too expensive. There is a shopping centre across the road which has several excellent, small restaurants where you can have a nice breakfast and anything else you need. Visit Carrefour for anything you forgot to pack! The Metro is about a 5-minute walk up the road and I would highly recommend it, so fast and easy to use. The Centre/La Rambla is about a 10-minute taxi-ride but I would avoid using taxis if you can, they are a tad expensive. If you get a room overlooking city you won't be disappointed but if you don't, you'll be looking onto the Novotel and a building site. The rooms are very comfortable but the bath/shower might put some people off as it's not very private. We didn't get much of a long lie as the room next door's motorised blackout blind seemed to be faulty and was very noisy when opening and closing. The rooftop area is brilliant with 360 views of the whole of Barcelona and when the Torre Agbar is lit up at night it's spectacular. Excellent hotel, would definitely go back.

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 22, 2012

We went to visit Barcelona Spain for the first time. This hotel got us initially for its design. The design looks great but the rooms are small. We made two separate reservation and we did prefer to stay in the same room with the condition that they would clean while we were out. The front desk promised they would make a call to have the staff cleaners clean. That never happened. Overall the staff is friendly. The hotel lacks entertainment in the room. HD channels were not working. The wifi is on and off. Overall this hotel is not a four starred hotel. Overall if we were to do it all over again we would go for another hotel. Oh one more thing, there is a construction going on right next to it. Good luck!

Room Tip: If you were to book this hotel for some reasons, just ask for a top floored room.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Leuven, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2012 via mobile

Located only 20m from the major subway line (L1) you can get anywhere you need fast. 30m from the hotel is a shopping mall with grocery store where you can get your breakfast or snacks at a much cheaper price. Rooms are good and modern. Wifi is free but you can only surf the web. No email programs will fetch your email on iPhone or iPad. Overall good hotel, handy location.

  • Stayed September 2012
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2012

We stayed at Hotel Silken Diagonal for 5 nights. The hotel is very modern and beautifully designed. The entrance lobby and reception area is very interesting with design detail everywhere you look. Staff of the hotel is very helpful and friendly. We booked a bigger room on the 6th floor with an attractive view of the Agbar Tower. The room was clean and very well planned. We didn’t use the restaurant at the hotel as we explored quite a bit of the city. The breakfast is an extra we didn’t had breakfast at the hotel there is lots of little café’s across the hotel at a shopping mall. We rented bicycles from the hotel and discover Barcelona by cycling. The rides weren’t too complicated Barcelona is very cycle friendly. The hotel is also close to the main metro line. It really is in a good position, not too far to explore the areas of interest but very quiet in the evenings. We used taxis in the evening to go to restaurants. There are a few good restaurants about 2 blocks away from the restaurant but we mostly went to restaurants closer to the city centre. There is a roof top bar and swimming pool with breath taking views of Barcelona. Good for a before dinner cocktail. We will go back to Hotel Silken Diagonal. Thank you to all the staff at Hotel Silken Diagonal for making our stay so memorable.

Room Tip: We booked a superior room. It is a standard room with an extra seating area. The extra space was goo...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed September 19, 2012

Spent 20 hours in this hotel.
Everything went very smoothly, and had no need to explore the city.
Car park is below hotel, but you have to find your way around the block!
Reception - very helpful & gave us an upgrade!
Room - very comfortable and clean - bathroom with glass wall - interesting!
Toilet had tiled walls and good extractor fans!
Plenty of handy power points for the gadgets!
Though we could see the Diagonal we could not hear it!
Al in all - good value!
Would use it again if we had more time

Room Tip: Visit the roof bar at sunset! What a view! Restaurant was a pleasant experience, as we did not wish...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Cambuslang, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed September 19, 2012

stayed at this hotel with my fiancee for 4 days.Very clean stylish modern hotel, rooms very well presented with shading out shower wall and electric blinds.Situated on avenue diagonal 4 or 5 stops on underground from las ramblas underground very easy to use to get about.Directly across the road there is an upcoming shopping mall with shops and a food court.Barcelona is a wonderful place to see highly recommended and so is this hotel a great place to stay would definately stay there again.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Diagonal Barcelona
Address: Avda Diagonal 205, 08018 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Poblenou
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#140 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#142 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#148 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#209 Family Hotel in Barcelona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Diagonal Barcelona 4*
Number of rooms: 240
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
El Silken Diagonal Barcelona (HB4207), se distingue por su moderna arquitectura y por el diseno de interiores, obra del arquitecto barcelones Juli Capella, quien ha ideado para su fachada un sugerente juego de contrastes en blanco y negro.Su excepcional ubicacion es otro de los alicientes del Hotel, ya que es vecino de la impresionante Torre Agbar, el nuevo rascacielos de esta ciudad dinamica, cultural y mediterranea, que firma Jean Nouvel, uno de los grandes de la arquitectura.Las mejores vistas de la ciudad se obtienen desde su piscina... ... more   less 
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