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MH Apartments Center

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Major construction in the neighbourhood .... very noisy after 8 AM but no problem as we were on our way out for the day. Very close to the old harbour and equidistant to Las Ramblas.. a major tourist street and destination. Unfortunately the city / region is going thru some serious political problems and there were squads of heavily armed riot police everywhere .... on the upside , provided a sense of protection and comfort..... great for tourists .... I guess not so for the locals. My wife & I have a return visit on our list in the next couple of years

We stayed for three nights in a single bedroom apartment which was on the first floor of the building and had a balcony that was comfortable overlooking the street and the market. (Unfortunately this was under renovation). The apartment was well appointed with modern appliances and an adequate array of utensils, cutlery, crockery and glassware. The beds were comfortable but not plush and there was plenty of hanging space for clothes. At the end of a 6 1/2 week tour it was nice to have some space around us and good to have a full kitchen and laundry after living in a number of relatively small hotel rooms. Check-in was done by machine and was impersonal. At no stage did we have any contact with a front desk or management except by one phone call. A bit disconcerting but in the end all went well. As a consequence of the absence of a front desk, there was no concierge service to advise about local restaurants and so on. The apartment was not serviced during our stay and a bare minimum supplies of detergents and toilet paper were provided. We enjoyed not having to put our stuff away for the cleaner but, if you want a daily service, perhaps this is not for you. Although the name implies the apartment is in the centre of Barcelona it is not, although it is not remote from the centre either. The city centre can be easily accessed by Metro with a station a few hundred metres away. The property is not in a touristy area and there is a pleasing selection of local cafés and restaurants as well as other services such as a bottle shop and small convenience stores and fruit shop. Not a lot of English is spoken by the locals but we got by. We enjoyed our stay.

I originally booked a reservation at the MH Apartments Urban location. I received an email saying that the location was already booked for our dates, and we were pleasantly upgraded to a 3 bedroom apartment near the San Antoni metro stop. The apartment was very clean and spacious, with 3 bedrooms and two full bathrooms (showers in both). One of the bathrooms is in the master bedroom. The apartment could comfortably sleep 5 people, 6 if someone doesn’t mind sleeping on the pull-out sofa. The kitchen has all the basic amenities: refrigerator, microwave, stove, oven, coffee maker, kettle, silverware, plates, and glasses. The kitchen has decent space, but not a lot of counter space for preparation. There is not a lot to see near the apartment. It’s a quaint neighborhood with the typical bakeries, markets, and restaurants for locals to use in their daily lives. However, it is a great launching point to see the rest of the city. It’s about 30 minutes walk to La Sagrada Familia, La Rambla, or La Catedral. About a 45 minute walk to the beach. There are several metro stations nearby. Overall the apartment is a great deal and provided a very comfortable stay.

The apartment was located centrally in Barcelona where were able to walk to the centre of Barcelona in 10 - 15 minutes. It is really well furnished and the layout is fantastic where ours had kitchen, living room, 3 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms. It had air conditioning and W-Fi and was spotlessly clean. Can't recommend it enough!!

Great base for exploring Barcelona from the Sant Antoni district. Modern, secure, luxury three bedroom apartment with a/c, two bathrooms, full kitchen and living area. Shops and restaurants literally next door. This is a quite suburban area 15 mins. walk from Port area and Placa de Catalonia (main tourist bus start/stop) and top of La Rambla. Our family with three teenagers loved our five days in Barcelona. MH Apartments are very professional with 24 hours local phone helpline.

Stayed here for 3 nights. Apartment light and spacious and well appointed. As others have mentioned check in procedure was slightly complicated. Apart from a leaky hot water service and a hairdryer that barely worked (both were rectified promptly after a phone call) our stay was enjoyable. The only down side was that its location. A little away from the centre of town after a long day, journey home was a bit tiring. However, we literally had supermarkets & cafes on our doorstep. Federal cafe was a favourite for lunch or breakfast-excellent.

Situated in a local neighbourhood rather than touristy gave the apartments a lovely feel, and they are in a really beautiful building, all apartments to the front of the building have a balcony but am not sure about apartments at the back. The checking in system we found a little cumbersome, scanning passports etc into a computer which I never find works, but we got there eventually and the plus is that if you arrive earlier than check in time (2pm), there are lockers in the checking in area where you can leave luggage until you come back to check in (need to put one euro in the locker but you get that back when you collect your luggage). Really clean and modern feel to the apartments, we couldn't fault them and had a really lovely and relaxing stay. The apartments are two minutes from Sant Antoni underground station and 10-15 mins walk from La Boqueria and La Ramblas, so really handy location. We had a late flight back on the last day and check-out time is 12 noon, we could have left the luggage at the apartments but actually found that there are left luggage places at Placa Catalunya, where you catch the bus to the airport, so actually found it easier to leave the luggage there on the last morning so we had a free day with no worries about the luggage, we used LockerBarcelona where we left two cases for 6 euro 50 for the whole day.

As a group of 6, I stayed in these apartments in Barcelona at the end of March. There were three bedrooms, a single, a twin and a double/king. There was one shared bathroom and the double had an entire-suite. Towels were provided as were toiletries- similar to a hotel. We also had balcony in ours, which you could access from sitting room or double bedroom. The kitchen was small but fully equipped with plenty of storage. They had coffee machine and left some capsules. The sitting room had a couch that turned into a double room, had TV too. Safe is in double room. All rooms had plenty of wardrobe space. Everything was spotless. Couldn't recommend these apartments high enough. You would walk to Las Rambles in about 15 mins. Taxi is only about €5.

I booked this apartment as part of a British Airways holiday deal and this would explain the lack of detail regarding the checking in procedure. As others have mentioned these apartments are not manned by a front desk or anyone to meet you on arrival (we arrived around 20:30). The checking in process requires you to enter your details in an automated machine, including scanning passport and paying the city tax by card upon which your key will be deposited from the machine. This is fine but you need to be able to enter the building in order to do this. There is a telephone number on the door which when dialled will put you through to someone who will provide the door code. If you don't have a mobile phone you'll need to find a payphone. We were in a three bedroom apartment which was reasonably spacious for us as our two young children immediately shut themselves away in their respective bedrooms. If they had wanted to join my wife and I on the sofa bed and single armchair it would have been ok but I would suggest that four adults or a family with teenage children would struggle to be comfortable. The apartment was grubby in places. Finger marks on the walls and doors, smears of an unidentified brown substance on the back of one of the bedroom doors, smears of something on the back of the bathroom door, the showers need a good clean to remove limescale and soap scum, likewise the tiles. The side tables in the main bedroom were covered in wine glass rings. The whole place needs a good deep clean. I had a major issue with the beds. The main bedroom was simply two single beds pushed together which inevitably separated with any slight movement. The mattresses were cheap, hard uncomfortable ones. A vinyl mattress protector followed by a sheet were on top and accompanied by a very thin duvet. The pillows were of the synthetic variety. All I could feel from the mattress were the springs digging into me. Awful nights sleep every time, there is no excuse for providing such cheap, basic beds when charging such prices. The small kitchen is equipped with a full size fridge/freezer, an induction hob, oven, microwave and dishwasher. There is also a Nespresso machine. Theoretically you should be able to cook a reasonable meal here however there is a distinct lack of utensils. I had no option but to use a perforated ladle to make scrambled eggs, there are no wooden spoons, spatulas or anything appropriate. I could have used a metal spoon but that would have damaged the ceramic coating of the pan. A knife block was missing most of its knives and whilst the Nespresso is a nice touch there are no cups to accompany it. The only option is to balance a mug precariously beneath the spout and fill it quarter full with coffee. It seems that someone has simply filled the kitchen with a few basic things without actually thinking about what is required. The wi-fi was also an issue. It's useless basically. It would have been fine in 2001 but it's not fit for purpose now. It was patchy, regularly dropped connection and was absolutely useless for any kind of streaming. We have two young children who go to bed reasonably early. That leaves us parents with few choices for entertainment. The TV was pointless, there were only two English language channels, BBC World and Bloomberg News and neither worked properly anyway. I brought my Amazon Fire stick with me which has served me well in every hotel I've taken it to except for this one, I also couldn't stream through an iPad or Galaxy tablet. Basic internet and e-mail is all the wi-fi is good for and in 2017 such basic wi-fi is unacceptable particularly if you're advertising it as a feature. The apartment does make a nice change to the typical hotel room and having separate bedrooms for children enables parents to relax easier without worrying about disturbing the kids. The kitchen, if stocked sufficiently, would enable anyone to make some basic meals and is a real boon in the mornings for breakfast however there are a number of cafes, bakeries etc within the immediate area to cater for breakfast. The location is good, it is a 15 to 20 minute walk to La Rambla and there is a metro station within a couple of minutes walk. There was some construction noise from apartment renovations in nearby blocks that started from 08:00 on weekdays which, whilst I accept is beyond the control of the management it is worth bearing in mind if it would be something likely to cause inconvenience. Finally, there is a balcony with tables and chairs from which you can enjoy the afternoon sun however the view is not one of the best I've ever had.

We stayed at this apartment on February and enjoyed our stay there. I strongly recommend that apartment. It is in 15 min. walking distance to La Ramblas and in a quite area. It's very close to bus station and San Antonia metro station. There are enough kitchen equipment and all are clean and useful. The one that we stayed (no 13) is ideal for a 3 person family. One bedroom and a living room with the kitchen and a bathroom.

Carrer del Comte Borrell, 73 Barcelona Barcelona

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Las Ramblas
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Laundry facilities

Located in Eixample within a short walk of Las Ramblas, MH Apartments Center is within a mile (2 km) of other popular sights such as Palau de la Musica Catalana. Each of the 16 rooms at this 4-star apartment includes a kitchen, a balcony, and a sofa bed. Located centrally in Barcelona, it's also close to Casa Batllo and Sagrada Familia.


Rooms

The 16 soundproofed apartments feature kitchens and balconies, and there's space to spread out with living rooms. Guests can expect free WiFi and 21-inch flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Washing machines, sofa beds, and espresso makers are other standard amenities. Weekly housekeeping is available.


Property features

MH Apartments Center features free WiFi in public areas, express check-in, and express check-out. A multilingual staff is on hand to assist with luggage storage and tours/tickets. This apartment also has laundry facilities.

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

68.0% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 116 reviews