The Hotel Neri is difficult to find, but once you are esconced there you will be very pleased. It is luxurious but in an understated way. I don't usually stay at pricey places, but reserved in advance with a 20% discount (nonrefundable!) and that brought it into the affordable range for me. When I checked in, I was upgraded to a better room...so that got things off to a good start!
The location is fantastic, in the heart of the Barri Gotic, within a few blocks of the "Rambla" (where there is a handy metro stop) and the incredible "Boqueria" market, and near the beautiful Cathedral. It's a little noisy at times because of the school children playing in the nearby square, but this was a minor problem. The desk staff tried hard to be accomodating, but this was a bit difficult because of the language barrier.
I would highly recommend the breakfast, which I had served in my room...a vast array of fruits, pastries, cheeses, eggs, jamon, etc...all in little separate dishes. It costs 22 euros and it's worth it!
Barcelona is a very busy, somewhat chaotic city (in a good way!)...so it was nice to be able to retreat to the Hotel Neri for some peace, quiet, and luxury.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This chic and exclusive hotel, located in the heart of the old Jewish quarter, Hotel Neri Relais & Chateaux is set in two historical and aristocratic houses, being one of them a medieval palace from the XII century. The building's original period charm has been preserved and enhanced by the hotel's sophisticated interior design. Its design blends with relaxing music and sensual aromas to create a unique setting in this ancient area of central Barcelona. Set right beside the city's Cathedral, the Hotel Neri Relais & Chateaux lies just a short distance from the bustling Las Ramblas, la Boqueria market, the Picasso museum, ... Is the perfect place to discover Barcelona. The hotel has 22 rooms and suites, some decorated with murals on gold and silver, others with balconies or terraces, each room has its own particular charm, although all come equipped with: free Wi-Fi, kettle and herbals teas, a selection of bed linen and pillows, flat screen TV, DVD and movie directory, Bluetooth loud speaker, minibar, safe deposit box, 24hrs Room Service, laundry service, shoe polish. Bathrooms are finished in quartzite - a stone known for its beneficial health properties- and offer eco-friendly Korres amenities, a bathrobe, slippers and hair dryer. Neri Restaurant brings together tradition and modernity in an intimate, noble and welcoming atmosphere exuding harmony, romanticism and magic. A medieval stone wall with two great arches brings us flavors of the 12th century. Its Mediterranean creative menu is designed four times a year adapting to seasonal products. Next to the restaurant, is located the Lounge Bar, right behind the wall arches from 12th century, where guests - in-house or from outside - may enjoy a coffee, cocktails from over the world, cheeses or other aperitifs and snacks. When the good weather comes, the Lounge Bar opens its terrace in the historical Sant Felip Neri square to enjoy tapas or the restaurant menu from midday to the fresh summer nights. At the rooftop of the hotel, you will find Roba Estesa: a peaceful and hidden place in the gothic quarter, open to everyone to delight cocktails and tapas and shelter from the city noises and enjoy Barcelona's roofs. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hotel Neri Barcelona
- Hotel Neri Relais & Chateaux Barcelona, Catalonia