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Hotel Colon Barcelona

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

The hotel made me very happy. Great location and nice rooms with lots of thoughtful amenities. Lovely view of the cathedral from our terrace. Very attentive staff. Great experience.

On my own in Barcelona for 4 nights staying at the Hotel Colon was lovely. Situated on a big beautiful square near the cathedral, there was lots to see and hear and taste nearby. I found the staff very helpful, kind, and went out of their way to make me delighted with my stay. I'd been dividing my days up between Gaudi, tapas, and Flamenco, all easily found within minutes of the hotel, but one night I decided to try the hotel for dinner, oh my God, the food was so wonderful. I had the silkiest bouillabaisse that was so good it haunted my dreams. I was also surprised and delighted by pop-up Opera being sung in a nearby alley. Magic.

Staying at the Hotel Colon turned out to be a very wise decision for us. It is centrally located in the Gothic Quarter on the square across from the Cathedral and the Gaudi Museum. It is possible to walk to the waterfront and beaches, to Les Rambles with all the shops and restaurants, to the Arch of Triumph and many other interesting sites. The staff at the hotel was cooperative and friendly. We especially enjoyed sitting in the bar area and found their food to be very good. The hotel planned a lovely New Year's Eve gourmet dinner, with treat bags full of hats, shakers and horns, which was a lot of fun. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this hotel to friends planning a visit to Baracelona.

Only issue was bed was uncomfortable. Too soft and inner spring mattress that was old style. Should update the mattresses to 4 or 5 star quality The staff were all wonderful and accommodating. Great place to stay. Also SPA was awesome.

Great place! Good restauranrs, bank, on off bus and shopping all nearby.

Superb location, great service, clean and comfortable.

Great Hotel in Barcelona and perfect location.Staff is great!

Stayed for a couples weekend. Staff very helpful. Breakfast service good and because I had reserved a room that didn't include the breakfast they offered to prepare items a la cart, si that I would have more to choose from. Taxi services right there. Views and city life right there on the Cathedral square. Could be a bit noisy at night because of that but with doors closed you don't hear much. Restaurants and cafes right around the hotel. Hop on hop off stop right by hotel, metro stops also very near. I will definitely stay there again to enjoy the Gothic District.

From the great location to the fabulous amenities, this hotel was 5 stars in my book( and we travel a lot). The staff was friendly, location central and safe. We enjoyed the outdoor seating for coffee while watching all the happenings in the square . It was a perfect stay in Barcelona.

Two blocks from Paula de Música Catalana, Across the plaza from Gothic cathedral. Walking distance to downtown. Many excellent restaurants, home made ice cream store, and famous churros very close by. Raquel from customer relations at Hotel Colon arranged all of the tours which we wanted prior to our arrival, and did an excellent job!!

Excellent location. Excellent customer service. Will definitely go back. Highly recommend this hotel.

Easy location to explore historic Barcelona; many sites within walking distance and the excellent Metro in convenient. Staff was helpful - let us check in a little earlier, helped make restaurant reservations, etc.

We enjoyed a one night stay and would happily go back. Staff were helpful, location perfect, though I would not recommend this if you are driving your own car because assess by road is complicated and through twisting narrow streets. Access for anyone in a wheelchair or who walks poorly is not good, which should be expected in a historic hotel.

Great facility close to shopping, tours, and restaurants. Directly across from cathedral. Hotel has excellent amenities and service. 30-35 euros from airport.

Simple, quiet clean room, polite and helpful staff and puts you in an ideal spot to explore Barcelona.

It is kind of old building, but....Location is unimaginable, it is in best possible place in Barcelona. Windows are overlooking the plaza with 14th century church. Evenings with live music, good restaurant downstairs and proximity to everything.

Great location to stay for weekend trip. Friendly and kind staff. A little old fashioned but still great. I will definitely stay again.

Overall the hotel wasn't bad, the location makes up for a lot of the shortfalls. The biggest negative is the construction currently going on in the building. The jackhammering and banging starts around 8am and goes til about 7pm so if you wanted some down time in your room during the day it wasn't so pleasant. The room was fine but we had mechanical issues in our bathroom. To their benefit, they were very attentive and quick to respond w/ getting the repairs made. Other positives: The staff was friendly and helpful and the location was great. in the middle of 2 different metro stops and close enough to walk around the old Town. I would recommend this place once the construction has ended but not sure when that will be done.

My wife and I just returned from a one week trip to Barcelona Spain.. Our stay at the hotel Colon could be described as nothing but wonderful. After reading all the reviews of the hotel I was concerned about its age, and lack of modernization. These concerns were not warranted. The staff was great from Gregory to Sergie. If hotel age is a concern, rest assured the Colon is an elegant, well run treasure that does not show it's age at all. We would strongly recommend the hotel without any reservation.

Avenida Catedral, 7 Barcelona Barcelona

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Palau de la Musica Catalana and Barcelona Cathedral
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Located in Ciutat Vella, Hotel Colon Barcelona is adjacent to Barcelona Cathedral and within a 5-minute walk of other popular sights like Palau de la Musica Catalana. This 4-star hotel has 135 guestrooms and offers conveniences like a restaurant, a full-service spa, and free in-room WiFi. Las Ramblas and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar are a short walk from the hotel, which is in the historical district.


Dining

Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. Buffet breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 7 AM to 11 AM.


Rooms

All 135 recently renovated rooms provide minibars, safes, and phones. Guests can expect 32-inch LED TVs with satellite channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Desks are also included.


Property features

Renovated in 2015, Hotel Colon Barcelona offers a full-service spa, a spa tub, and a sauna. Self parking is offered for EUR 28 per night. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this spa hotel include free WiFi in public areas, 2 meeting rooms, and conference space.

Room options

Design Triple Room

Twin 2 | Full 1 | Sleeps 3

Design Cathedral view

Twin 2 | Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Design Superior

Twin 2 | Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Superior Triple Room

Full 1 | Twin 2 | Sleeps 3

Guest reviews for Hotel Colon Barcelona

Everyone (15) Couples (33) Business (4) Family (5) Other (9) Friends (4)
5

wonderful hotel.

Everyone

The hotel made me very happy. Great location and nice rooms with lots of thoughtful amenities. Lovely view of the cathedral from our terrace. Very attentive staff. Great experience.

By , from North Carolina on Feb 16, 2018

5

four nights, safe, comfortable and well cared for.

Everyone

On my own in Barcelona for 4 nights staying at the Hotel Colon was lovely. Situated on a big beautiful square near the cathedral, there was lots to see and hear and taste nearby. I found the staff very helpful, kind, and went out of their way to make me delighted with my stay. I'd been dividing my days up between Gaudi, tapas, and Flamenco, all easily found within minutes of the hotel, but one night I decided to try the hotel for dinner, oh my God, the food was so wonderful. I had the silkiest bouillabaisse that was so good it haunted my dreams. I was also surprised and delighted by pop-up Opera being sung in a nearby alley. Magic.

By , from Vermont on Feb 15, 2018

5

fabulous location in the gothic qtarter

Everyone

Staying at the Hotel Colon turned out to be a very wise decision for us. It is centrally located in the Gothic Quarter on the square across from the Cathedral and the Gaudi Museum. It is possible to walk to the waterfront and beaches, to Les Rambles with all the shops and restaurants, to the Arch of Triumph and many other interesting sites. The staff at the hotel was cooperative and friendly. We especially enjoyed sitting in the bar area and found their food to be very good. The hotel planned a lovely New Year's Eve gourmet dinner, with treat bags full of hats, shakers and horns, which was a lot of fun. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this hotel to friends planning a visit to Baracelona.

By , from Alexandria, VA on Jan 13, 2018

5

old world charm - elegant

Everyone

Only issue was bed was uncomfortable. Too soft and inner spring mattress that was old style. Should update the mattresses to 4 or 5 star quality The staff were all wonderful and accommodating. Great place to stay. Also SPA was awesome.

By on Oct 31, 2017

5

excellent experience

Everyone

Great place! Good restauranrs, bank, on off bus and shopping all nearby.

By on Oct 17, 2017

5
Everyone

Superb location, great service, clean and comfortable.

By , from SF Bay Area on Sep 10, 2017

5
Everyone

Great Hotel in Barcelona and perfect location.Staff is great!

By on Aug 23, 2017

4

couldn't ask for a better hotel

Everyone

Stayed for a couples weekend. Staff very helpful. Breakfast service good and because I had reserved a room that didn't include the breakfast they offered to prepare items a la cart, si that I would have more to choose from. Taxi services right there. Views and city life right there on the Cathedral square. Could be a bit noisy at night because of that but with doors closed you don't hear much. Restaurants and cafes right around the hotel. Hop on hop off stop right by hotel, metro stops also very near. I will definitely stay there again to enjoy the Gothic District.

By , from Huntington Beach, CA on May 16, 2017

Review comment responded on Jun 29, 2017

Dear Ken, first and foremost I would like to thank you for such a wonderful review about your stay with us. It is a pleasure to know you enjoyed our central location facing the Cathedral. We look forward to welcome you again to the sunny Barcelona. Best regards.

5

fabulous accommodations

Everyone

From the great location to the fabulous amenities, this hotel was 5 stars in my book( and we travel a lot). The staff was friendly, location central and safe. We enjoyed the outdoor seating for coffee while watching all the happenings in the square . It was a perfect stay in Barcelona.

By , from dorie on May 14, 2017

Review comment responded on Jun 29, 2017

Dear guest, first and foremost I would like to thank you for such a fantastic review. It is a pleasure to know you enjoyed our service and facilities. We look forward to welcome you again to the sunny Barcelona. Warmest regards.

5

excellent hotel and location in gothic area

Everyone

Two blocks from Paula de Música Catalana, Across the plaza from Gothic cathedral. Walking distance to downtown. Many excellent restaurants, home made ice cream store, and famous churros very close by. Raquel from customer relations at Hotel Colon arranged all of the tours which we wanted prior to our arrival, and did an excellent job!!

By , from CA on Apr 28, 2017

Review comment responded on Jul 12, 2017

Dear Barbara, First and foremost, allow me to thank you for your nice comments. It is a pleasure to read such a wonderful review as yours. I am happy to know you enjoyed your stay with us and I will definitively will let Raquel know about your review. We look forward to welcome you again whenever you are back in Barcelona. Warmest regards.