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Hotel Murmuri Barcelona
Ranked #62 of 519 Hotels in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 22 October 2011

We were upgraded.......to a very small room with a walled-in terrace. It was nice to open the door to make the room seem larger, but the terrace was completely enclosed, so no view!
We found the staff to be very limited in their recommendations of places to eat. After moving to another hotel, we found there were three very charming restaurants right around the corner from Murmuri!! The room was clean, and the bed comfortable, but it was definitely the smallest room we stayed in during our three week vacation in Europe!!

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Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 19 October 2011

My husband, another couple and I stayed here on our last night in Barcelona. It was our favorite hotel the entire stay. It's in a wonderful location-close to dining, shopping and Gaudi architecture. The staff is extremely welcoming and helpful. The rooms are small and clean, but make the most of their space. We ate dinner at the restaurant in the hotel our first day there and it was delicious. We would definitely stay here again

  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 October 2011

A well trained attendant staff makes our 5 night stay on the Rambla Catalunya as delightful as expected and much more. The receptionists/ hosts seemed to eagerly answer your queries regarding diner, sightseeing, transportation options and all of your needs in a quite professional manner; and always utilizing custom marked maps highlighting your needs. The bar was well manned and intimate. The area surrounding the hotel offers fabulous Tapas and Catalan diner options, chocolate shops and local breakfast at cafe Francesco around the corner had great fresh squeezed OJ, cafe cafe con lesche and a traditional ham or veggie sandwiches. Location ideal for all public transportation including the Aerobus from the airport. Props to Maria C, Roberto, the movie star look-a-like, Frank, and Nick.

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  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 October 2011

Great stay for two nights post a Med cruise. The Privilege Double room was large w king bed & very comfy. Bathroom offered all the comforts of home: clean, robes, slippers. Street noise on a Friday night wasn't too disturbing. Hotel bar is very pricy. Cafe Mauri around the corner is great for a snack/coffee, tea, etc. Enjoy the city and walk your legs off!

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  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
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mariacontreras, Director de Recepción at Hotel Murmuri Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2011

Dear Guest,

First of all, we would like to thank you about your positive comment on tripadvisor. We are very happy that you have enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you soon in Barcelona.

Best regards,

Regina PAGES
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Reviewed 14 October 2011

The location was good if you prefer to be away from the hustle & bustle of la ramblas. Very expensive to eat & drink at the hotel bar & restaurant, however why would you when there are so many outside your door.
Room was clean & looked like the photos however quite small. Internet was in Spanish only

  • Stayed: August 2011
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Reviewed 11 October 2011

Very good as to location, rooms, helpful front desk staff (especially Francesco), but no free wireless in-room internet so we will not return. Strange that such an otherwise hip hotel should be so out of date in this key ammenity. (The hotel does provide a high-hassle crazy alternative, but I had to go to a coffeeshop down the street to connect with the world.) Oh well, Barcelona has many excellent alternatives.

  • Stayed: October 2011
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mariacontreras, Director de Recepción at Hotel Murmuri Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2011

Dear guest,

On the name of Murmuri's Hotel, we would like to thank you about your feedback for your stay with us.
Regarding the Internet connection, we would like to inform you that we provide this service, to our guests, for free on the common areas and you can get a consecutive hour at any time.

We hope next time you could enjoy it and feel comfortable with us.

Best regards,

Regina PAGES
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Reviewed 8 October 2011

The best hotel of our two-week visit to Spain. We had a good-sized room overlooking Rambla de Catalunya: a lovely view over a busy avenue but no noise due to excellent soundproofing. The room decor was top notch in both quality, practicality and style. Special mention must be made of the cleaning staff who left our room in perfect condition every day. In fact, staff throughout the hotel were all very good and spoke excellent English. As mentioned by a previoius reviewer, the temperature of the shower water was uneven. Loved the lighting system which set the room up with different moods.

Breakfast was good although, given the cost of staying here, an additional price for a cooked breakfast was a surprise. The bar was too noisy for us with loud piped "music". The outdoor cafe was pleasant but the service erratic.

It appeared that there was only a single English language newspaper in the lobby each day; a common problem at Spanish hotels which we did not expect here.

The location of the hotel is perfect. A charming area away from the hustle of the city centre but within easy reach of evetything.

  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Hotel Murmuri Barcelona

Address: Rambla Catalunya 104, 08008 Barcelona, Spain
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Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Eixample
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#32 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#45 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#54 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
Price Range: £95 - £299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel Murmuri Barcelona 4.5*
Number of rooms: 53
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A new concept of Boutique Hotel opens in Barcelona in March 2008. Murmuri Barcelona is getting ready to surprise you, please you and serve you. A meeting point in the Rambla Catalunya where you can delight in the murmur of the constant throb of the city. Created in an intimate style, with reminiscences of classicism, not forgetting the most modern and sophisticated design. ... more   less 
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