Advantages: great location for main train station, great location for the airport bus and confrence centre. Disadvantages: out of tourist zone, so need to use metro system
...I am English but, I work in a town just outside Barcelona teaching English, when I fly home for holidays or I travel to other parts of Spain this is the hotel I use.
The best aspect for me about this hotel is its location. Many tourists are misled that when they travel to Barcelona that they should stay in a Hotel near La Rambla or by "La Sagrada Familia" this is a terrible idea. These hotels...
Advantages: Close to centre, clean room, great staff, near great shops, cheap and clean! Disadvantages: no view, alley way smells, people pee in alley way, noisy.
...are plenty of shops near the hotel that sell all you need (cheap litre bottles of vodka for 6 euro's!) The cafe (previously mentioned) is great for morning coffee and the staff are great!
Overall we loved Barcelona so much that I want to go over there and live and work. You will love it. Watch out for bag pinchers (saw 1 near the hotel and nearly 1 on the Ramblas). If there is anything you...
Advantages: Location, Location, Location Disadvantages: Bar prices and breakfast
...Hotel 1898 ? Barcelona
Hotel 1898 is a mid priced hotel situated on the main tourist strip Las Ramblas in Barcelona?s Gothic district. Built in the former building of the Philippines Tobacco Company it has been converted to a very high standard with all the facilities you?d expect from a modern city centre hotel while maintaining the character of the pre...