Espana Hotel Barcelona

4 stars
View map of Sant Pau, 9-11, Barcelona, 08001

Hotel Overview

4.4/5

Overall score

95%

Would recommend

Amenities:
4.2
Cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.4
Comfort:
4.2
Location:
4.7
Value:
4.2
The Espaa Hotel is a 4* hotel can be found in Barcelonas historical centre, conveniently located next to Las Ramblas and the Gran Teatre del Liceu. It is considered an architectural masterpiece of Catalan modernism. Originally decorated at the beginning of the 20th century by Lluis Domenech i Montaner , it has been completely refurbished and provides an optimal design and comfort, offering an exquisite and personalised service.
The Espaa Hotel first opened in 1859 under the name Fonda de Espaa and was later refurbished by the well known modernist architect, Lluis Domenech i Montaner with the help of Eusebi Arnau and Ramon Casas. The new design earned the recognition of Barcelonas City Council who, in 1904 awarded the architect with an Honorary Diploma, naming the hotel the establishment with the best artistic-ornamental decor.

Espana Hotel Barcelona Rooms

STANDARD - HOTEL
Standard

Amenities

  • Free internet in room
  • Airport shuttle
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Pet friendly
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Solarium
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Internet
Free internet in room
Transportation
Airport shuttle
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Hotel Map

41.38 2.1728
Area served
Barcelona
Nearby airports
(BCN), 15.00, KM, N;

Nearby points of interest

  • Gran Teatre del Liceu: 0 mi
  • La Rambla: 0.1 mi
  • Palau Güell: 0.1 mi
  • Plaça del Rei: 0.1 mi
  • Plaça Reial: 0.1 mi
  • Ciutat Vella: 0.1 mi
  • La Boqueria: 0.1 mi
  • Teatre Principal: 0.2 mi
  • Santa Maria del Pi: 0.2 mi
  • Old Hospital de la Santa Creu: 0.2 mi
  • National Library of Catalonia: 0.2 mi
  • Barcelona Wax Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Ancient synagogue: 0.2 mi
  • Esglesia de Betlem: 0.2 mi
  • El Raval: 0.2 mi
  • Gran Teatre del Liceu: 0 mi
  • La Rambla: 0.1 mi
  • Palau Güell: 0.1 mi
  • Plaça del Rei: 0.1 mi
  • Plaça Reial: 0.1 mi
  • Ciutat Vella: 0.1 mi
  • La Boqueria: 0.1 mi
  • Teatre Principal: 0.2 mi
  • Santa Maria del Pi: 0.2 mi
  • Old Hospital de la Santa Creu: 0.2 mi
  • National Library of Catalonia: 0.2 mi
  • Barcelona Wax Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Ancient synagogue: 0.2 mi
  • Esglesia de Betlem: 0.2 mi
  • El Raval: 0.2 mi
  • Escola de la Llotja: 0.3 mi
  • Centre d'Art Santa Mònica: 0.3 mi
  • Placa Sant Felip Neri: 0.3 mi
  • Plaça Sant Jaume: 0.3 mi
  • Palau de la Generalitat de Catalunya: 0.3 mi
  • Sant Pau del Camp: 0.3 mi
  • Carrer del Carme: 0.3 mi
  • Casa de l’Ardiaca: 0.3 mi
  • Barcelona Cathedral: 0.3 mi
  • Museu d'idees i invents de Barcelona: 0.3 mi
  • Montjuïc funicular: 0.3 mi
  • Temple of Augustus: 0.3 mi
  • Basilica de la Mare de Deu de la Merce: 0.3 mi
  • Església de Sants Just i Pastor: 0.4 mi
  • Royal Square: 0.4 mi
  • Palau Reial Major: 0.4 mi
  • Chapel of Santa Ágata: 0.4 mi
  • Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art: 0.4 mi
  • Casa de la Ciutat: 0.4 mi
  • Columbus Monument: 0.4 mi
  • Font de Canaletes: 0.4 mi
  • Maritime Museum: 0.4 mi
  • Casa Martí: 0.4 mi
  • Hemp Museum Gallery: 0.4 mi
  • Teatre Poliorama: 0.4 mi
  • Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona: 0.4 mi
  • Santa Anna Church: 0.4 mi
  • Portal de l'Àngel: 0.5 mi
  • Museu Frederic Marès: 0.5 mi
  • Museu Diocesà: 0.5 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
2:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

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. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (22)

Ratings and reviews for Espana Hotel Barcelona

Overall score

4.4 / 5
5.01.0
22 out of 22
Amenities:
4.2
Cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.4
Comfort:
4.2
Location:
4.7
Value:
4.2

95% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Rose D.
Business
Bronx
Jan 12, 2015

great spot!

great location and staff close to everything! the staff was very helpful and transportaton was just down the block.... highly recommend this spot!!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Lucretia S.
Business
N/A
Jan 5, 2015

On our way to the cruise

This is a fantastic little hotel only 150yrds off Las Ramblas and another 20yrds to the metro. Beautiful modern rooms in a centuries old building, even showing showing the original mosaic floors behind illuminated glass. Also a very cool fifth floor patio bar and pool.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
EDY P BKLYN
Business
Boca Raton, FL
Nov 20, 2014

Great Hotel Perfect Location

The location is down a small street off of the LaRambla. We had a bit a an issue finding it only because La Rambla is quite busy. The location cannot be beat Walking distance to almost everything. The roof top bar is fun. The decor is amazing throughout the hotel. I loved it so much that it will be my go to place. It's not cheap but if you want to splurge it's worth it. Would recommend to anyone.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Onny and pappah
Business
W. Bloomfield, Michigan
Sep 25, 2014

Pleasantly surprised

We were very happy with our room and the location of the hotel could not be better. A block away from Las Ramblas and easy access to restaurants and transportation. Front desk personnel was very friendly and breakfast was excellent, although we didn't know about this option when we made the reservation. It is a small hotel but with all that you need to make your stay very comfortable. We would definitely go back.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
rural resident
Business
Elko, Nevada
Aug 27, 2014

Great stayu

The hotel was actually very easy to find, the room was ready even though we were early, and the staff very helpful. It was very close to La Rambla where so many shops/crafts/restaurants were located. Staff were very helpful in getting us to the sites to see. Breakfast was especially nice, with great choices for every appetite. Absolutely beautiful hotel; immaculate room. Highly recommend.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Not Applicable

Don't miss the fountain/light show at the Spanish plaza at night.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
kimjh0
Business
Lake Oswego, OR
Jun 23, 2014

Excellent location

Stayed at this hotel for 3 nights. It was a nice/clean place. The best part about this hotel is the location. It's located just a few minutes walk away from the Placa Catalyuna to get on the tourist bus if you want. Also, it's right next to a subway station, so you can get around pretty much where you want very conveniently. Also, it's not facing the main street, so there is less street noise. Service was OK. We had a broken hair dryer. It took 2 calls and talking to them in person at the lobby to get replaced. Other than that, we had no issues.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Lexigirl523
Business
Miami, FL, USA
Nov 13, 2013

Always a pleasure

This was our second time at this hotel and it was another very good experience. Clean, modern, excellent location.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Canadian army retired
Business
Ottawa Ontario Canada
Nov 7, 2013

Espana hotel Barcelona

We stayed at the above mentioned hotel for a total of 3 days. Its a beautiful hotel, recently renovated. We found the staff very helpful and always ready to accommodate you. The room was very charming and very clean. The hotel is located in La Rambla, are very touristy area of Barcelona. No need for cabs, everything is a 2 minute walk from the hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

If your in Spain you must see the Flamcenco dancers. We found Flamenco Tablao a short 5 minute walk fro the Hotel. The meal is buffet style, after diner they bring you to the theater and we saw an excellent Flacenco show. The dancers were very intense! Excellent show

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Canadian army retired
Business
Ottawa Ontario Canada
Nov 5, 2013

Barcelona November 2013

Excellent hotel, well located on the Rambla. The service, the room was exceptional. I recommend this hotel for anyone planning a trip to Barcelona

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Kuhndog
Business
Naperville
Oct 22, 2013

Loved it!

I could go into detail but it's easier to say that I loved everything about this hotel. Architecture, decor, room design, amenities, location, staff, restaurants. No complaints. Will recommend hotel to others and will go back again. I LOVE Barcelona. Suits me just fine.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Long walk from hotel

Go to La Flauta Restaurant Address: Aribau 23 Barcelona. Great food, sangria at affordable prices. Great atmosphere as well. 1.8 miles from hotel.

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