$101 Avg/night
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Barcelo Raval

4 stars
Rambla del Raval, 17-21, Barcelona, 08001
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
25 reviews
Perfect

First time to Barcelona. Perfect spot. Near las Ramblas but quiet. Very nice hotel. See full review

  • Joe Koro
  • Oct 23, 2014
Highly recommendable

Great all around! The neighborhood is close enough to the action that you didn't have to walk too... See full review

  • A little bit of Jess
  • Sep 13, 2014
Stay in the hip part of town at this snappy tower hideaway

Located inside a bold futuristic tower in the trendy Raval district, just steps away from Las Ramblas and the Gothic Quarter, Barcelo Raval offers cutting-edge interior design in its swanky rooms with panoramic city vistas. If these views aren't enough, the hotel's rooftop terrace with a swimming pool showcases a 360-degree look at Barcelona's roofs. The on-site fitness center with a sauna provides a workout and relaxation retreat. The new B Lounge serves a-la-carte breakfast (fees apply) as well as lunch, dinner and cocktails.

Highlights
  • Swanky, modern rooms with panoramic city vistas
  • Rooftop terrace with a swimming pool
  • Snazzy B-Lounge serving tapas and cocktails
  • Excellent location in the trendy Raval neighborhood

 

Rooms

At Barcelo Raval, enormous windows in all the rooms provide panoramic city views and heaps of natural light. Rooms showcase a stylish black and white decor and mood lighting. State-of-the-art tech trimmings are present too, including flat-screen TV, high-speed Wi-Fi and iPod docking station. Rooms also come with open-plan bathrooms, mini office area, as well as mini bar and Nespresso machine. Guests choose between superior and deluxe rooms or junior suites.

Features

The location is among the many drawing cards of Barcelo Raval. Las Ramblas and the Gothic Quarter are steps away, as well as the Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA). The snazzy B Lounge with a small outdoor terrace serves food all day, including a-la-carte breakfast (fees apply), light fare lunches and evening tapas paired with an elaborate cocktail menu. For business visitors, the hotel offers meeting rooms with natural light and services of a conference concierge. Other hotel services include lite-box breakfast delivered to your room, room service and 24-hour concierge. Barcelo Raval is a pet-friendly hotel.

Transportation
  • Barcelona International Airport (7.3 mi/11.9 km)
  • Closest metro stop: Liceu (L3 line)
Attractions
  • Las Ramblas (.2 mi/.4 km)
  • Plaza Catalunya (.5 mi/.8 km)
  • Passeo de Gracia (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • Port Olimpic (1.5 mi/2.5 km)
  • Sagrada Familia (1.7 mi/2.7 km)

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Barcelo Raval Rooms

SUPERIOR - ROOM
Enjoy a modern and simple, sophisticated design that offers maximum comfort in every detail. A technology tower with all the necessary elements for work, comfortable beds and pillows, a 32" flat screen TV and 73 channels, an iPod loader, a safe, a Nespresso coffee maker, wireless Internet access, a complete minibar and a large variety of amenities.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • Pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Activities
Pool
Fitness Center
Solarium
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Currency exchange
Internet
Free internet
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • El Raval: 0.1 mi
  • National Library of Catalonia: 0.1 mi
  • Old Hospital de la Santa Creu: 0.1 mi
  • Sant Pau del Camp: 0.2 mi
  • Palau Güell: 0.2 mi
  • Gran Teatre del Liceu: 0.2 mi
  • La Boqueria: 0.2 mi
  • La Rambla: 0.3 mi
  • Carrer del Carme: 0.3 mi
  • Ciutat Vella: 0.3 mi
  • Plaça del Rei: 0.3 mi
  • Plaça Reial: 0.3 mi
  • Teatre Principal: 0.3 mi
  • Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art: 0.3 mi
  • Santa Maria del Pi: 0.3 mi
  • El Raval: 0.1 mi
  • National Library of Catalonia: 0.1 mi
  • Old Hospital de la Santa Creu: 0.1 mi
  • Sant Pau del Camp: 0.2 mi
  • Palau Güell: 0.2 mi
  • Gran Teatre del Liceu: 0.2 mi
  • La Boqueria: 0.2 mi
  • La Rambla: 0.3 mi
  • Carrer del Carme: 0.3 mi
  • Ciutat Vella: 0.3 mi
  • Plaça del Rei: 0.3 mi
  • Plaça Reial: 0.3 mi
  • Teatre Principal: 0.3 mi
  • Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art: 0.3 mi
  • Santa Maria del Pi: 0.3 mi
  • Montjuïc funicular: 0.3 mi
  • Esglesia de Betlem: 0.3 mi
  • Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona: 0.3 mi
  • Royal Square: 0.4 mi
  • Centre d'Art Santa Mònica: 0.4 mi
  • Barcelona Wax Museum: 0.4 mi
  • Ancient synagogue: 0.4 mi
  • Font de Canaletes: 0.4 mi
  • Placa Sant Felip Neri: 0.4 mi
  • Escola de la Llotja: 0.4 mi
  • Teatre Poliorama: 0.4 mi
  • Palau de la Generalitat de Catalunya: 0.5 mi
  • Maritime Museum: 0.5 mi
  • Plaça Sant Jaume: 0.5 mi
  • Casa de l’Ardiaca: 0.5 mi
  • Carrer de Pelai: 0.5 mi
  • Columbus Monument: 0.5 mi
  • Barcelona Cathedral: 0.5 mi
  • Santa Anna Church: 0.5 mi
  • Casa Martí: 0.5 mi
  • Air Raid Shelter: 0.5 mi
  • Temple of Augustus: 0.5 mi
  • Museu d'idees i invents de Barcelona: 0.5 mi
  • Palau de la Virreina: 0.5 mi
  • Basilica de la Mare de Deu de la Merce: 0.5 mi
  • Portal de l'Àngel: 0.5 mi
  • Plaça de Catalunya station: 0.5 mi
  • Església de Sants Just i Pastor: 0.5 mi
  • Chapel of Santa Ágata: 0.6 mi
  • Palau Reial Major: 0.6 mi

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
Meeting rooms with daylight (N, NW, SW, S)

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (25)

Ratings and reviews for Barcelo Raval

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
25 out of 25
Amenities:
4.1
Room cleanliness:
4.6
Hotel staff:
4.5
Room comfort:
4.1
Location:
3.6
Value:
4.2

80% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Ancient Dad
Business
North Norfolk edge of the known universe
Feb 25, 2013

Excellent city break

Marvellous location close to the Rambles, and all communications. Smashing roof top with stunning views. Lovely modern style, beautifully lit at night, also close to local shops and cafes at good prices. Only let down was the swimming pool that was advertised, this is actually only big enough for gold fish and not many of those! but as we went in Feb. this was not needed, if you were to go in July it would be a different story.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Not Applicable

The open top tours are £26 each and with all the traffic lights and stops it can take hours to get around.I feel that if you are fit - walk you see more the exercise is good and you feel better about the quantity of drinks in the evening.!

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
mikeatleigh
Business
Kent
Aug 16, 2013

Great location

Just a short walk from La Rambla this hotel is a perfect destination for visitors with a fabulous roof top terrace with views over Barcelona. Our visit was to see the Nou Camp and it was a just short walk to an underground station that took you directly there.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Whilst hotel food is excellent, especially the tapas a number of restaurants are in the same street all offering good value and outside seating.

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Review of Barcelo Raval

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JDNS
Business
Lincoln, UK
Oct 6, 2013

Quirky and central

Unusual hotel, well situated near La Ramblas. Really enjoyed the roof top view over the city, where you can chill out with a drink from the bar.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Barcelo Raval

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
ECF AP
Business
Bay Area CA
Feb 4, 2014

Amazing Stay!

If you like modern at its best, spectacular views and stylish amenities, this is for you!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Barcelo Raval

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Friendly traveler.
Business
Los Gatos, CA
Jun 4, 2009

Most Modern Hotel

Enjoyed the very hip modern ambiance, very different. Beautiful view from top floor with seats and small soaking top outside. Location was OK, walked several blocks to La Rambla down questionable old seedy streets. No washcloths in room, but towels and sheets were top grade. Great coffee machine in room. Friendly staff.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Several restaurants nearby were you can sit outside and dine in a park like area - La Rambla del Raval.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
HLV
Business
Puerto Rico
Nov 30, 2010

Nice

It was clean and modern. The only reason I dont give it a 5 is because of the bed. We asked for a double bed and they gave us two twin beds side by side. A big promblme when traveling on your honeymoon.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Barcelo Raval

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
adams ny
Nov 14, 2009

fun building in bad locale

It was scary walk at night. The female staff were cold and distant and not eager to help us. The food was great and the restaurant amibence was fine. Our patio door was broken so we couldn't use it all week.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Barcelo Raval

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Spain, I'll be back
Business
Boston, MA
May 7, 2010

Great Spot, walking distance of Ramblas

Great spot, far away from the Ramblas (5 min walk) to not have to stay up all night, but close enough to feel like you're in the heart of things. Funky decor and hotel, great service, but odd little things like no iron, hairdryer or conditioner (need to ask front desk)! Maybe this is common for Europe, I don't know. But, if that's all the bad you can come up with, that's not so bad after all!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Rather than walk everywhere (which you easily can, and which we did for 3 days) buy a metro/subway pass and explore! Great city and you can fill 5 days easy.

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Review of Barcelo Raval

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
G Love 9
Business
San Diego
Nov 28, 2014

Trendy Hotel, Great Service, In the Ghetto

For those of you hoping to find an amazing hotel in an amazing neighborhood, this one fits the bill. However, "amazing neighborhood" is in the eye of the beholder. Great ethnic food all around this place, but it's a little grimey and does not feel as safe as up by La Sagrada Famila and the north end of Las Ramblas. We liked everything about this place, expect for the two twin beds that were pushed together. Make sure to book or request a king/queen size bed #there are only a few available#. The staff is great, and super friend.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Las Ramblas is 3 blocks away!

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
berrilicious
Business
houton, TX
Dec 22, 2012

modern,big,nice location

i loved the interior design of the hotel. Its so nice, the window was a wall size, and the curtain has a remote control! the location is pretty great too. i walked to a lot of places. not all the stuff speak english, but they are aways friendly and helpful, TV had a lot of chanels. the wall insolation is not the best, but i didnt have a bad experience. I loved the hotel overall.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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