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Hotel Murmuri Barcelona
Ranked #58 of 515 Hotels in Barcelona
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Reviewed 16 April 2012

We stayed in a two bedroom apartment with terrace, so I can't comment on the hotel rooms. The apartment was great, around the corner from the hotel down a slightly more quiet alley full of restaurants. The apartment was quite spacious, and is perfect for a family (particularly one that has been travelling together for a while). The room was modern, and all of the appliances worked properly. The washing machine was a bit of a challenge, but that is always the case in Europe. Housekeeping was a little spotty in places, but that is just quibbling. If you are looking for somewhere to stay in the Eixample, this is perfect. Close to the shopping and attractions, but also close to the neighboring Gracia -- probably the most underrated part of the City.

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled with family
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mariacontreras, Gerente at Hotel Murmuri Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2012

Dear guest,


I would like to start by expressing our gratitude for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. It is very important for us to know our guests opinion after their stay at Murmuri.
In regards to the Housekeeping remark we would like to let you know that we advised the head of the department and the team will be more carefully. It is always a good thing to keep improving.

On behalf of the entire staff I once again would like to thank you for choosing us and we hope to welcome you back soon.

Kind regards,

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Reviewed 15 April 2012

First time in BCN in Nov 11 and weather was great. Murmuri has great feel to its contemporary, and fusion-like decor, completed with modern touches to the finer details of room lighting to cater for different moods. You could see the level of details placed by the designer - sound systems, mood lighting and overall decor. Concierge/front office was helpful. Internet costs in Spain is generally expensive but was not a must during my vacation. Definitely worth returning as a couple stay! Looking forward to my next trip there!

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  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled as a couple
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mariacontreras, Gerente at Hotel Murmuri Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2012

Dear guest,

Thank you very much for writing a review about us on Tripadvisor. It is important for us to know how our guests experienced the hotel.

It is nice to hear that you enjoyed the hotel and all the ´touches´ of the designer that much.

We hope to see you again soon.

Warmly

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Reviewed 13 April 2012 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights over a long wkend. Location is good, close to some good restaurants and attractions but far enough from la Ramblas to be quiet and relaxing. Hotel looks nice and staff were polite and reasonably helpful, but did not extend themselves beyond answering direct questions (if you didn't know the exact question to ask, don't expect a helpful answer). One complaint was the fact that our room wasn't made up one day (by 5pm) and after calling reception the maid appeared at the door apparently annoyed that we should ask! Also, do not expect tea/coffee facilities in the room and a late checkout will cost you a fair bit.

On the plus side, there is a small roof terrace, the rain shower in our room was great and the hotel seemed very quiet (didn't hear neighbours).

I would go back if the price was right.

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Reviewed 13 April 2012

This was our first time in Barcelona, and we were happy we chose this centrally located hotel. We were very impressed with our welcome, where the staff came out as soon as we pulled up in the car to open the door for us and take our luggage - what great service!
The check in process was very easy and efficient and our bag was in our room before we had even got to the lift.
We were very happy with the room we had (Privelaged) and it also had a balcony overlooking Rambla Cataluna which was lovely! The bed was super comfy (the pillows could have been better - my boyfriend got a bad neck after sleeping on them) and the bathroom was very spacious and very nicely appointed.
When we had to get some new pillows (as I'm allergic to feathers) this wasn't a problem at all, and you also get a great turn down service at night with chocolates.
Check out was very smooth and again excellent service and only too happy to help us with directions and to hold our bags for the day. When we came back to pick up our bags and go to the airport, a taxi was ordered straight away.
I can not fault this hotel and the service and would recommend to anyone. The only one small thing was that it was on the pricey side, but it was the middle of Barcelona and a very new boutique hotel.

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  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled as a couple
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mariacontreras, Gerente at Hotel Murmuri Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2012

Dear guest,

First of all thank you on behalf of the entire hotel for writing such a clear and good review about us and to share it with the other users on Tripadvisor. We are happy to hear that your stay in our hotel was splendid and we hope to see you again soon.

Kind regards,

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Reviewed 12 April 2012

I been traveling to Barcelona frequently. I like the city, the spirit, food, wine and people. Parties and clubs as well. There are stylish hotels and Murmuri I expected to be one of them ( by web page). And it is true, or more precisely: it was true. Right now my filing was: this hotel was overtaken by the bank and now run in lowest possible way.
Hotel has great location. However, do not expect to have exactly the same room as you can see on web page. Instead of superior room with the sun beds you may receive small room with small balcony. And room safe small and dark, indeed. Some personnel is nice and friendly, bat majority is very unprofessional. They may promise to book the restaurant, but never do it. Breakfast is OK for 3-star restaurant, but not excellent for 4-5 star place. Please, tomatoes for breakfast are not expensive in Spain! You may use gym at the neighbor hotel Majestyic. Unfortunately this is small and terrible 4 square meter place.
Double bad was just two beds close to each other and not useful for sleeping for 2 persons.
Well, this pricy place definitely not wort it. There are plenty other options around.

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  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 April 2012

Location is good, generally hotel is nice, bar is great, service is good but all the furniture is really old, hot water is working really bad.

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mariacontreras, Gerente at Hotel Murmuri Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2012

Dear guest,

First of all I would like to thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay at Murmuri.

I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations as far as furniture goes: the Hotel opened 4 years ago and the well known interior designer Kelly Hoppen was in charge of the project. She created a Hotel in an intimate style, with reminiscences of classicism, not forgetting the most modern and sophisticated design.

Regarding the water temperature, we have experienced some challenges with water thermostat when 2 water lines are running in the same bathroom on the 5th floor in which I believe you were staying. I may assure you that actions have been taken to resolve this issue.

Please accept my sincere apologies for the inconvenience you encountered.

I look forward to welcoming you once more at Murmuri.

In the meantime, if i can be of any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely,

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Reviewed 10 April 2012

We stayed at Hotel Murmuri over the Easter Bank Holiday and we were so glad we booked this hotel! Our room (211) was beautifully decorated and spacious and the bed was so comfy. Also, the air conditioning was great as we could adjust the temperature to just how we like it. Our room also had a spacious terrace where we could enjoy a drink and watch the world go by. Another plus is that, although the hotel doesn't have it's own spa, you can go to their sister hotel The Majestic - which is just around the corner- and charge everything to your room.The hotel is in a fantastic location; it takes about 15 minutes to walk to Las Ramblas and the Gotic area and is just around the corner from some of Gaudi's famous buildings. It also has loads of great places to eat all in walking distance, plus the Metro is a minute's walk from the hotel. The hotel staff were excellent and they recommended some fantastic restaurants. The hotel also has a restaurant and a bar, although I'm sad to say we didn't try either. We will definitely try both when we return to Barcelona and we will absolutely be staying at the Hotel Murmuri again!

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled as a couple
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mariacontreras, Gerente at Hotel Murmuri Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2012

Dear guest,


Let me start off by thanking you for taking the time out to share your pleasant experience with others. We all are very excited to read your satisfaction about your recent stay at Murmuri Hotel in Barcelona.


It will be a great pleasure to welcome you back in the near future!

Kind regards,

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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:
#16 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#32 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#45 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#50 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
Price Range: £100 - £243 (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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