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“Fantastic Hotel, Centrally located with a Great Staff”
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Olivia Plaza Hotel
Ranked #36 of 517 Hotels in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed April 25, 2014

I lived in Barcelona for nearly 4 years and traveled back for work. I got a reservation at the last minute and the staff was wonderful enough to actually find an upgrade for me. The hotel is centrally located, super clean and the design is totally up to date. Would recommend this hotel to anyone staying in Barcelona.

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled on business
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Reviewed April 25, 2014

Normally I dont write bad review. But could be useful for someone. I stayed here for 5 nights.
Terribly slow internet. Very very unconfortable bads which are traveling over room because they are very light and extremly soft. No chance to open your window and lots of room has no view at all (just to recepcion). Very small room so you can smell toilet in you bad for a while. Very slicky floor in front of shower.
PLUSES: nice staff, very good breakfast, good location

Stayed: April 2014, traveled on business
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Olivia P, Director General at Olivia Plaza Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2014

Dear lucanek2012, Thanks for your feedback. We have improved antenna network wifi and now we are working on improving the speed. Apologize for beds and we take no note of the uncomfortable beds in your room and we'll do all changes to improve. we recommend you for future visits to our hotel that if you want outdoor rooms you can reserve that room type or Superior doublé room in order to have more than 25 qm of standard room area. Your sincerely,

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Reviewed April 22, 2014

This hotel is situatet just by the Rambla. Outside on the placa de catalunya it is teeming with life - inside in the open atrium there is a nice quiet oasis where you can enjoy Your breakfast or a cold glass of Spanish white wine.
Several rooms has views against the placa de catalunya. The hotel has a very friendly and helpfull staff who also speaks English very well..
I just loved my stay at this hotel.

Kjell Gundersen

Room Tip: I stayed on the 9th floor in a suite - great room With a lovely terrace With great views
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  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled on business
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Reviewed April 21, 2014

Wonderful, quiet oasis bang in the centre where the old town and Las Ramblas meet. Room bright and colourful with a lovely view of remnants of the old town. Quirky arrangement of sink in the room and bathroom having a sliding glass door only, so probably not ideal for everybody. Room not soundproof, neighbours' conversations could be heard as well as doors being opened and closed. Dining area – especially the outside part – very nice, though difficult to maneouvre with plates and mugs in your hands as you have to navigate a tricky threshold. Often saw people close to tripping. Breakfast hit and miss in that on some days trays were replenished and coffe/milk/juice containers refilled, while on others they were simply left empty. As I had booked a special deal, which was almost half their regular rate, I would recommend it, but for twice the price I would not.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled on business
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Olivia P, Director General at Olivia Plaza Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2014

Dear ijnlg, thank you for your comments. We will work to improve access to the dining terrace and we will improve refilling the buffet at peak times. Your sincerely, Manel Ortiz

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Reviewed April 15, 2014

Booked three nights initially but extended to five due to comfort and location. Friendly staff on check in, speedy free WiFi and super comfy bed. Rooms modern and clean. Shower great...in fact the shower head delivered a life experience of awesome. Had a meal in the restaraunt, not expecting much, but we were both blown away with quality of the food. Will stay here again.

Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 15, 2014

We were initially greeted warmly and with our room not being ready until the afternoon the porters were more than happy to store out luggage while we had a fabulous breakfast and a first tour of the city!

The staff were more than helpful upgrading us to a higher rate room as we were not happy with the twin bed room we were first allocated and there had been a cancellation. The staff were also very helpful in advising us of local attractions and bars and restaurants that are a must to visit. Our room was fabulous, very modern, open plan and comfortable! I could have done with a few more hangers in the wardrobe but maybe that was just me packing too many clothes as always! I had thought there was a pool and I was disappointed that there was not but I had read so many hotel reviews and descriptions that I hadn't realised this one did not have spa facilities, however, for a city break, the location was fabulous right near the main bus terminal, the metro and la rambla. I would stay again and would highly recommend Olivia Plaza.

  • Stayed: April 2014
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Reviewed April 11, 2014

Hotel is ideally located in the center of Barcelona. Easy access to any touristic site.
Breakfast is rich. Staff is friendly and any request is promptly fulfilled. Rooms are large.
BUT the modern design of the rooms' interior is not human. No cupboards, just some shelves and racks. No bathroom. Just 2 cabins: A shower and toilets with opaque glass walls . Sink is outside near the bed (with a mirrored sliding partition). No privacy when exiting the shower. No hangers for the towels.
I Would not recommend staying un the hotel more than 1 night especially if travling with children.

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled with friends
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Olivia P, Director General at Olivia Plaza Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2014

Dear isr2014, thank you for your feedback. We regret that you would not liked the modern design of our bathrooms and we appreciate all the positive comments about the rest of our services and staff. Your sincerely, Manel Ortiz

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Additional Information about Olivia Plaza Hotel

Address: Plaza Catalunya, 19, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#30 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#32 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#128 Business Hotel in Barcelona
Price Range: $129 - $389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Olivia Plaza Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 113
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Olivia Plaza is a 4-star boutique hotel located on Plaça Catalunya in Barcelona, in the heart of the city. It's the perfect choice to be just moments away from Modernista Barcelona, Les Rambles, the financial and shopping districts and the best museums. This modern, urban building opened its doors in February 2006. The Hotel has 113 rooms, each stylishly decorated with special care and good taste. The hotel combines style, comfort, quality and personalized service to provide all guests, whether business or pleasure, with the best possible service. Its privileged location allows guests to walk to Barcelona's most emblematic monuments, as well as to the city's best shopping areas. Likewise, it is very close to many public transport options so guests can move around the city or to and from the Barcelona Airport, with the Aerobús just outside the hotel. ... more   less 
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