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“Great Location” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hotel Medium Monegal

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Hotel Medium Monegal
Ranked #454 of 522 Hotels in Barcelona
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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50 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Great Location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013

This hotel was located perfectly for us. Check-in was quick and efficient and we were allowed in our room at 9 a.m. and it was big, clean and everything worked. Our view was right on Las Ramblas and that was always entertaining. The hop-on hop-off bus stop was across the street (highly recommended) plenty restaurants, fast foods and a market a block away. Breakfast was adequate and we were very well taken care of. Keep in mind this is a charming old building but everything was in good working order. Outside noise was a bit loud but we were in the busiest area of Barcelona and I loved it!.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
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Helsinki, Finland
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174 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights. We needed to add an extra third bed, but that was no problem. The hotel added an extra fee of 34 Euro. The location was perfect, and the breakfast gave you a good start of the day. The staff was very friendly and service minded. We paid 100 Euro a person, I don't know the price level in Barcelona, compared to other cities I think that is a good price.

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank London2014
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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2013 via mobile

Pros:
- Very central location on corner of Placa Catalunya and Las Ramblas.
- Reasonably priced for location. We booked online 3 days before stay for 4 nights.
- Mostly friendly staff (perhaps 1 was a little shy with English) who help with suggestions and advice.
- Clean common areas and rooms.
- Quiet. We chose a non-smoking room at the back. The trade-off was no view of the placa, but we were only there to sleep and shower, so didn't bother us (room 220).
- The shower has good water pressure.
- A good sized room, with enough space.

Cons:
- The lift. Pretend the hotel has no lift and you'll be prepared! Use it to take your luggage up, but take the stairs the rest of the time. It is small and very slow. Very, very slow. If you must take it, enjoy the music!
- They use something to wash the towels that smells like vinegar. Not nice on your face as it smells bad.
- The hotel could do with an update in terms of decor.
- I've had a better feeling from other budget hotels than this one - it's missing the small things that make a place charming.

Overall, I would recommend this as a great budget hotel, especially if you are going to Barcelona for the first time as the location makes your stay very easy.

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Bucharest
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132 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2013

This hotel has an excellent location overlooking Placa Catalunya but it wasn't until I arrived that they told me all single occupancy rooms are in the interior of the building and offer no view whatsoever. To add to the "fun" I was given a room (303) next to the "breakfast room" where I could hear the staff clanging dishes around and talking at about 7:00 am through the paper thin walls. My room was barely large enough to swing a cat in, and the TV offered CNN or BBC (I like to hear the news at night) with such poor quality, I could barely make out the images. The elevator is painfully slow and reception is cramped and often busy. On the upside, the staff are friendly and they have a luggage storage room down a set of lethally steep stairs where you can leave your bag if necessary. Weighing the pros and cons, I wouldn't stay here again. 67 euros a night for the discomfort was definitely too much.

Room Tip: Noisy. Bring ear plugs!
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  • Stayed March 2013, travelled solo
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Andrea C
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Roberto C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Medium Monegal, responded to this review, 6 March 2013
Dear Andrea
Many thanks for your kind and polite review and for your positive comments about location, staff friendliness and free luggage store. We would like only to point out that Single rooms are named in almost all websites as “Interior Single Room”, stressing that they are not facing to the street. They are also small, of course, as the vast majority of the Single rooms in the city. Please consider that a Single room is in practice a room without enough space to be a Double: that is what happens in all hotels. In your particular case your room had a big bed, this means, at the same time, more comfort for the rest at the expenses of less free space in the room.
Many sorry if TV did not work well during your stay. We have just checked it and have not found anything wrong: it must have been a temporary error. Thanks for inform us about that and please accept our apologies.
With some objectively “weak points” (slow lift, small reception) we offer a good value for money product in the expensive centre of the city. We sincerely hope you may stay again in our hotel and change your opinion. Many thanks again for your review.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013

location is the best-it is in catalunia square,many shops and resturants,near most city attractions.
rooms are clean,small and basic.
all staff were friendly.
elevator is tiny.
the lobby is 1squared meter after clock shop.
we took two rooms and enjoyed.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2013

Friendly, Helpful receptionists! Brilliant location, requested a view and we were on 2nd floor overlooking main street, traffic noise yes, didnt bother us! Dont expect much from this 2 * great value room only deal! You will be pleasantly surprised! It had clean bedding, heated room, shower barely basic but hot water and did the job, safe stay, tucked away through a nice watch/jewelry shop. I asked for extra pillows they arrived, crisp & clean within 5 mins with sweets too. Im glad id googled address to help locate this hotel, although its the same address as McDonalds 62...not too easy to find if you dont have an image of it. I took my own hairdryer but noticed a selection of them on a shelf! Luggage store too if you didnt want to cart the bags around too early before you leave! We would return to this hotel. Staff smiley and pleased to see you! Staircase was grotty but we didnt spend too long on them, a tiny lift did its job!!

Room Tip: Ask for a room at the front 'to take in city life'
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  • Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank julie l
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Glasgow
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2013

We stayed for three nights in January, paying 167 euros. Right on the Mcdonalds corner of Placa Catalunya and the top of Las Rasmblas. Metro stop right outside too. Ask for a street facing balcony view and you look right onto the square. For the location, the price is a steal. Didn't spend a lot of time in the hotel, but reception staff were friendly and helpful. If you're looking for a central base in Barcelona this is ideal.

Room Tip: Ask for a street facing balcony room, room 216 was great.
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  • Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank eurotrekkin
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Property: Hotel Medium Monegal
Address: Pelai 62 | Plaza Cataluña, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Raval
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #454 of 522 Hotels in Barcelona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Medium Monegal 2*
Number of rooms: 50
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hotel medium monegal hotel is located in the heart of Barcelona, in Plaza Cataluña, with privileged views over the Ramblas and very close to the Gothic Quarter. A classic facade and functional interior to create an inviting environment, with rooms with very convenience and a lounge to relax in and recover your strength after a day touring the city. ... more   less 
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