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“A French-owned gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Salsas and Co

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Salsas and Co
Ranked #91 of 326 Barcelona B&B and Inns
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Turku, Finland
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48 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“A French-owned gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2013

I chose this B&B due to its reasonable prices and good location. The owner is very attentive and helpful. There is very tiny elevator. There are many stairs and the place is not wheelchair accessible, but elevator helps with big luggage. The selection of breakfast was nice surprise. It is good to know that you have to order things from the breakfast menu, and they bring only some things first, and then you can order more if you need. Rooms are not huge but I liked much about this place.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Tampa, Florida
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2013

As the other reviews explain, the b&b is very clean and comfortable. Be warned that there is no air conditioning which can be VERY hot in the summer!!! The location is not convenient to the metro station but the buses work quite well and are close. The neighborhood is very safe and quiet but it is a hike to get to any of the museums or tourist areas and restaurants. Fleur is lovely and the only reason I gave this review only 3 stars is that we were very excited about doing a cooking class that was to be offered on the last night we were in town and it was cancelled 45 min before it was to begin. This was not only disappointing (we chose to stay at this b&b because of the cooking classes) but inconvenient as we planned our entire day around being back at a certain time to be ready for the cooking class. We actually skipped going to a few spots on our list to be back in time.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Fleur S, Propriétaire at Salsas and Co, responded to this review, 25 July 2013
Dear guest,
Thanks for you nice review, it always help us to offer a better service. Unfortunately, and as I told you during your stay, the cookery class starts with a minimum of 4 guests. As we had cancelation I left a message to you earlier in the afternoon on you mobile, to cancel, as I said I would probably do. Sometimes we are depending of the others. Flexibility is very important from us and from you also, because there are things we can't manage.
In another part, I understand your point of view, Barcelona is very hot on summer. On our wesite we never said we had air conditionning but all our rooms have air fan on demand. In case of problem, we are always here and try do the maximum to help you to have a nice stay. I'm sorry for those disappointments. Best regards, Fleur.
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Wellington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2013

We stayed here recently, and loved it. It's in a great area, with access to public transport nearby. It's very cool and stylish, with a lovely room for breakfast and relaxing in the evening. Bathrooms and bedrooms clean and comfortable, even if you do need to share - we never queued the whole time we were there. Highlight was the breakfast, with home made yoghurt, ginger bread, and freshly squeezed OJ - and we were looked after wonderfully by Emily and Fleur.

Room Tip: Ask for the back room - very quiet, and charming.
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2013

We enjoyed a wonderful last minute stay at Salsas and Co at the recommendation of a friend from Villanova. The rooms, bathrooms, and communal areas were spotless and charmingly decorated. Coming from New York City, we were happy to be located on a quiet street but still within walking distance to Barcelona's notable neighborhoods and landmarks. The breakfast, prepared by Fleur, the hostess, was fresh and delicious-- a wonderful start to the day. We cannot recommend Salsas and Co enough!

  • Stayed June 2013
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Windsor, Canada
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56 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2013

We spent 4 nights here in April 2013 and were charmed by Fleurs warmth and bubbly personality. She was a great hostess that added a delightful bonus to our stay. She even cooked for us one evening. The rooms themselves are clean and adequate.Even though the bathrooms were shared, having 2 baths meant at least one was always available. We were provided with a nice breakfast each morning. Parking was available just down the block on Josep Tarradellas but was very expensive at 40 euros a day. We found much cheaper parking at the Sants train station and taking the bus or cab back to the B& B. The nearest metro stop is about 1 kilometer away but busses are nearby on Diagonal, just a block away. We would definitiely stay with Feur again and recommend it to anyone.

Room Tip: Park your car at the train station and take the cabto the room.
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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Annapolis, Maryland
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2013

My daughter & I went to Barcelona on a game day. In spite of great communication from Fleur- the proprietor, we managed to get taken for a ride (figuratively & literally) by an affable but wayward taxi driver. She had told us it was right down the street from the Sants train station (which it was). He chalked it up to game day traffic but it wasnt necessary to go around several blocks but never mind. Fortunately there was a lift because due to my daughter finishng up a semester abroad we had a lot of luggage. Fleur greeted us and gave us suggestions of places to go. (her English was excellent). We had a room with three twins and it was one of the most comfortable beds I've ever slept in! The view wasn't great because it ever looks out on an interior courtyard but it didn't matter. We weren't really there much when we were awake. The decor was spare but fun. The only thing I'd add to the room would be a mirror. The shared bathrooms were close & not a problem. We never had to wait & they were always immaculate. Breakfast was delicious! The living & eating area were beautifully decorated! Barcelona is a huge city & Salsas is centrally located & accessible to all via the city's buses and metro line. The price is very reasonable. We really enjoyed our stay and hope to get back there on future visits to Barcelona!

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled solo
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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2013

I spent 3 wonderful nights at Salsas & Co Bed & Breakfast and I was blown away by the style and charm of this place. The attention to detail, the quality of the bed linen, the bedding with an uber comfortable mattress and pillows, the overall cleanliness throughout and the lovely peace and quiet despite being very centrally located far exceeded my expectations for the price. It is beyond good value, it is exceptional value.

The host, Fleur is an absolute dream and takes this business very seriously. She is easy to reach and has a ton of insight and tips into getting around Barcelona plus she makes a killer breakfast which is all part of the package.

I would go back again and again and highly recommend it to anybody visiting Barcelona.

Room Tip: I checked out most of the rooms and they are all spacious and have their own unique character and th...
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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled on business
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Property: Salsas and Co
Address: Josep Tarradellas 147 | 1st Floor ,1st Door, 08029 Barcelona, Spain
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Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Les Corts
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #91 of 326 B&Bs / Inns in Barcelona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Salsas and Co is a guesthouse and a touristic apartment with Cookery Classes and catering service in option in the heart of Barcelona. It is a home from home for people who love to travel, discover the world and relax each night in intimate surroundings while experiencing exquisite new culinary delights. ... more   less 
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