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“Just off the centre of Rambla”
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Hotel Espana
Ranked #108 of 513 Hotels in Barcelona
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Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews
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“Just off the centre of Rambla”
Reviewed 12 November 2013

We spent 3 nights at Hotel Espana. Our room was a little small but very well appointed with a good bathroom. We had dinner in the restaurant one evening - great food, wonderful surroundings and surprisingly good value. All staff were very professional and friendly, I would recommend the hotel and would go back. It is also right on a metro stop which made getting out and about easy.

Room Tip: Consider paying a little more for a larger room, but really not an issue.
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Nuria B, Director General at Hotel Espana, responded to this review, 13 November 2013
Firstly thank you so much for taking the time to post these kind words following your stay with us at Hotel España.
I am proud of your comments about the staff and the service provided. It means so much to the team and me.
I also apreciate your opinion about our Restaurant Fonda España, it worth at least a meal at it!

Looking forward to welcoming you in a near future. My best regards.
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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 8 November 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Hotel Espana. The room was big, clean, stylish and well sound proofed which made for a nice sleep. The hotel itself is gorgeous but with so much to do in Barcelona we didn't have time to check out the pool. The staff was courteous.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Nuria B, Director General at Hotel Espana, responded to this review, 13 November 2013
I would like to thank you for choosing us for your stay in Barcelona and for sharing your experience with other visitors.
I am very pleased to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and received a good service from our staff.

Looking forward to welcoming you at Hotel España in the near future. Cordially yours.
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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 7 November 2013

We stayed at Hotel Espana for four days in november and had a wonderful experience.The staff is very very friendly and very helpful.
The hotel is beautifully and modern designed.
There are clean and comfortable rooms. The hotel has a good, central location.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
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Nuria B, Director General at Hotel Espana, responded to this review, 11 November 2013
Thank you so much for taking the time to post your comments following your stay at Hotel España.
I am delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed our hospitality and service. It is also great to know that Hotel España has fulfilled your expectations!

I really do hope that you can join us once again in the very near future. Kind regards,
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 3 November 2013

Nice modern rooms in a Beautifully renovated building. Great bathroom and bed. We had a balcony on the street which was a little noisy, but they did offer us another room if we wanted to move. Great bar downstairs unfortunately the roof top bar is open during hotter months even though the weather was in 27 deg during October. We stayed 6 nights. Only negatives would be air cond was not always working well and our room key had to be re programmed every day. Good value hotel.

Room Tip: The deluxe room is worth the upgrade
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Nuria B, Director General at Hotel Espana, responded to this review, 6 November 2013
Dear Richard,
First of all I would like to thank you for taking the time to wrtie your review according to your recent trip to Barcelona at Hotel España.
I higly appreciate to have your feedback in order to continue improving.
I take good note about your comments on the air conditioning and key card system to double check it.

We look forward to welcoming you back to Hotel España very soon. Cordially yours.
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Reviewed 31 October 2013

We stayed at Hotel Espana on the final leg of our honeymoon and we had a wonderful experience. The hotel is beautifully designed and we appreciated the small creative details that seemed to be all around us. Our room was clean and comfortable. We had a small issue with the air conditioning but it was quickly addressed. The hotel staff was very helpful and courteous. We also had dinner in the hotel restaurant which was excellent.

The only gripe I have was that the lighting in the bathroom was not the best for getting ready, but this small observation in no way effected our experience at the hotel.

We look forward to staying at this hotel again (hopefully soon) on our next visit to Barcelona!

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Nuria B, Director General at Hotel Espana, responded to this review, 6 November 2013
Dear Kelly,
First of all I would like to thank you for having chosen Hotel España for your honeymoon trip to Barcelona.
I highly appreciate your nice words about the staff and thank you also for having your feedback since we are always concerned by the remarks and satisfactions of our guests.

We all look forward to welcoming you back to our Hotel very soon. My best regards.
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Vancouver
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Reviewed 30 October 2013

What a wonderful hotel, full of character and charm. I just love the dining room where breakfast was served daily and it was good food. Love the rooftop terrace for snacks and music in the evenings, a great place to relax. I was at the Hotel Espana for 4 nights in July and enjoyed every minute of it. Great location, you can walk everywhere to fantastic restaurants, shops, sightseeing etc. I will be back the next time I am in Barcelona but will ask for a bigger room if possible. Staff was just amazing so helpful all the way.

Room Tip: Ask for room with larger windows.
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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Nuria B, Director General at Hotel Espana, responded to this review, 6 November 2013
Dear Lucie,
First of all I would like to thank you for choosing Hotel España for your stay in our city and for you nice words to us.
We work very hard for the satisfaction of our guest and it is very rewarding to know we made you enjoy and that you will come back again!

Looking forward to welcoming you perssonally at Hotel España in the near future. Kind regards.
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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 27 October 2013

We booked a deluxe one bedroom at this hotel for 3 nights. It is in a great location to either walk to a lot of the major attractions or to easy transportation to them. Very modern hotel but keeps some of the old world ambience in the lobby and staircase. Only thing we didn't like was the king size bed we requested was 2 singles pushed together (with separate bedding) so we basically had 2 single beds. Room/bathroom was spacious and we had a small balcony overlooking the front street. Felt quite safe even though one of our cab drivers had his cell phone stolen while he was loading luggage (had his window down). Just need to exercise caution as everyone warns you to be on the lookout for thieves. Would definitely book this hotel when I return to Barcelona as 3 days was not enough.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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Nuria B, Director General at Hotel Espana, responded to this review, 31 October 2013
I would like to thank you for choosing us for your stay in Barcelona and for sharing your experience with us and other visitors.
I am very pleased to learn you enjoyed your stay with us and it is even better to know you are coming back in the very near future.

It would be a pleasure to welcome you personally. Cordially yours.
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Property: Hotel Espana
Address: Carrer Sant Pau 9-11, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Raval
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#49 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#69 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#81 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#118 Business Hotel in Barcelona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Espana 4*
Number of rooms: 82
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The 4 Star Superior Hotel Espana is located in the heart of Barcelona's historic centre, adjacent to La Rambla, the Gran Teatre del Liceu and the Gothic Quarter. Opened in 1859, it was later renovated by the celebrated modernist architect Lluis Domenech i Montaner. The hotel has always been considered a little gem of Barcelona modernism. Completely renovated in 2010, it combines modern interior design with the classicism of a nineteenth century building. The hotel's restaurant service is under the management of the chef Martin Berasategui. ... more   less 
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