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Barcelo Raval

4 stars
Rambla del Raval, 17-21, Barcelona, 08001
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
24 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 (24)

Ratings and reviews for Barcelo Raval

Overall score

4.1 / 5
5.01.0
15 out of 24
Amenities:
4.1
Room cleanliness:
4.7
Hotel staff:
4.6
Room comfort:
4.1
Location:
3.9
Value:
4.3

80% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Kevthefish
Business
Worcester UK
Nov 5, 2013

A different place to stay.

The staff are excellent. Very helpfull. We had a compact mirror broken in the luggage Which left glass shards in the case. The room maid brought a vacuum cleaner to clear the case of the tiny pieces. The breakfast though overly expensive is comprehensive and very good with a nicely arranged buffet style selection. The rooms are very functional but the open bathroom in the room layout wont apeal to many. The pink lighting on the bed headboard gave it a cheap bordello feel.

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

Business

Entertainment tip: Short drive from hotel

Go to the Magic fountain. Fantastic light and water display done to music and its free. Arrive early as can be buisey and be aware of the wind direction. The art musium and historic buildings are awsome.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Happy Robert
Business
New Jersey
Jul 1, 2013

Nothing to write home about it

My stay at this hotel was ok overall. The room was small but I guess it's typical for Barcelona, or Europe for that matter; my biggest issue was that they turn the AC off during the day even if you leave the access card on the slot indicating that this is what one wants. Location was good as it was close to Las Ramblas but unfortunately too close to all the "night ladies" activities. I think for the price paid; I would stay there again

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short drive from hotel

The Flamenco show and dinner by the Palacio Municipal is phenomenal

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Review of Barcelo Raval

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Brooklyngrl
Business
Brooklyn, NY
Jan 3, 2011

Funky hotel in slightly run down area

Check in was smooth and friendly, room was small but beds were comfy and room had some fun details like floor to ceiling windows with button operated curtains, nice toiletries and Nespresso machine. Building is very modern and not in the best neighborhood but easy walking to Las Ramblas. Large bed was two beds pushed together with separate bedding. Not the most romantic but clean, comfortable beds.

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

Business

Time-saving tip: Not Applicable

Take the metro, it's a great, safe, cheap and quick way to get around.

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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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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
600 harbor
Business
New York, NY, USA
Nov 26, 2011

Barcelo Ravel.... not the nicest area for such a cool hotel

NOISEY!!! Walls are paper thin, Outside is noisy....Not in a nice area. BUT for the price.... if you do not mind walking 15 minutes to La Rambla.... it is a good value. The rooms are ultra modern. Great shower. Convenient to walk to everything. Area is seedy ....Lots of taxis right out the front door. Easy walk during the day to entire city. Never got in a taxi.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
2
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Long walk from hotel

If you want to stay close... food at Bar Raval a block away was very good!

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
NatalieH
Business
Derby
Sep 19, 2012

Wonderful Long Weekend Break

This hotel is excellently placed in the Raval area and close enough to walk the short distance to Las Ramblas. Taxi rank is right outside the hotel, and there are numerous outdoor cafe's in the square opposite. Having booked the hotel I was a little concerned re some reports that suggested the area was a little seedy but it didn't appear to be. Our room was spotless and we were provided with plenty of toiletries each day of our 3 night stay. English TV channels were few and far between and those that were there didn't have a good signal but we only wanted to catch up on the news morning and evening so it wasn't an issue. Rooms were modern, I've never stayed in a hotel quite so modern and slightly futuristic before but it was excellent. However if you are a little self conscious or like your privacy, then the open plan style bathroom & see through shower may not be your cup of tea. The toilet of course was private! We were in a Superior Room on the 1st floor at the front of the hotel. A little noisy during the early hours with the odd raised voices of the taxi drivers, but other than that noise from the road was minimal. Hotel reception staff were very helpful and happy to provide directions on request. Get the lift to the 11th floor and take in the views from the top of the hotel, amazing views over Barcelona by day and night. Here the Cocktails in the evening are a little expensive (you pay for the view) but if you go in the B Lounge downstairs are cheaper.

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

Business

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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
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
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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