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Hostal Oliva

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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arlington, va
Reviewed 8 May 2014

Stayed for 4 nights in a single room recently. Great value for a solo traveler in a very good location, central to everything. Proprietor indulged me by speaking Spanish even though her English was probably better than my Spanish. :) The only very minor complaint I have is that if guests are being loud in the room next to you...

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 30 April 2014

The Hostal Oliva has a great location next to the subway, shops, restaurants and various tourist attractions. The place is simple but very well maintained. The bathroom is totally refurbished. The building is beautiful. The attendance is great and the owners are very kindly and friendly. Recommend!

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Peachland, Canada
Reviewed 20 December 2013

Was not sure what to expect so was very surprised. I walked every where. Room was small but had a nice bathroom. The neighborhood was great. The bus from the airport is only 3 blocks away ad 10 euro return metro nearby as well.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 November 2013

Hostal Oliva is an absolute gem. I booked this hostal based on reviews from Trip Advisor and it was an extremely wise decision. From the moment I stepped off the Aerobus at Placa de Catalunya and realized that I was only a 5 minute walk away, I knew that the location would be superb. When I was buzzed into the...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 14 October 2013

I’m currently living in Bangkok for work reasons, but I spent a week in Barcelona where I have many friends, since I lived there for 3 years. I know pretty well the city, so I was looking for a nice place to rest, well connected and interesting price. I completely found that place: Hostal Oliva. It was like getting back...

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Hostal Oliva B, Gerente at Hostal Oliva, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your words. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay in Hostal Oliva. We had the opportunity to make your visit to Barcelona an unique experience, and this is our main goal. We will keep working to keep this atmosphere alive, so you can enjoy it the next time you visit the city. Hope this...

Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2013

What a wonderful find. Myself and 3 friends spent 3 nights at the Hostal Oliva last month while seeing the sights of Barcelona. The hotel is situated right in the centre and only cost 135 euros for 3 nights. You couldn't do that in central London. The rooms were clean and the bathroom had everything you needed including a bidet....

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Hostal Oliva B, Gerente at Hostal Oliva, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your words. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay in Hostal Oliva. We had the opportunity to make your visit to Barcelona an unique experience, and this is our main goal. We will keep working to keep this atmosphere alive, so you can enjoy it the next time you visit the city. Hope this...

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2013

4 of us stayed at this delightful hotel for 3 nights while seeing the sights of Barcelona. Not only was is perfectly situated in the centre, very near Las Ramblas but it was such good value. 135 euros for 3 nights. You couldn't do that in Central London. It has probably the most beautiful lift I have ever been in,...

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1Thank Anthea C
Hostal Oliva B, Gerente at Hostal Oliva, responded to this review

Thank you for your opinion. We are glad you enjoyed your stay in Hostal Oliva, and that our location and our experience helped you to have a nice experience of this amazing city. You are right. We are not the Ritz, but we don't want to be like them. Our history and our way of being is unique, and we...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 21 September 2013

I had a double room which was very comfortable for a single person. It would have been crowded for a couple but still adequate. The room and bath were clean. The bed firm but comfortable. The shower great. And I had a small patio for fresh air to come into the room not really to sit at as you couldn't...

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Hostal Oliva B, Gerente at Hostal Oliva, responded to this review

Thank you for your opinion. We are glad you enjoyed Hostal Oliva. Related to your opinion, we understand that since we can't accept payment by credit card, the other methods are not as easy as someone would like to find nowadays. We are a small Hostal, and bank charges us too much for that. We are redesigning some things of...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2013

A 6 nights stay, beginning September 2013. The only ** down town with rooms available: 1st Night in Room 11, newly redecorated: we couldn't sleep all night ( original old windows, noise from busy street and morning works in building opposite). Following 5 nights in Room 9: inside noise from telephone at reception and the door bell. To be let...

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Hostal Oliva B, Gerente at Hostal Oliva, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time writing an opinion in Tripadvisor, but as we talked before your departure, everything you said in here is completely out of place. First of all, we would like to clarify that you came to Hostal Oliva from the Hotel HUSA Bonanova Park. You heard about Hotel HUSA in the internet, where you bought an...

Romsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2013

We really enjoyed our stay at Hostal Oliva. The room was simple, but very clean and we had a very friendly welcome each morning/evening. The 1930's wooden lift to the hostal (4th floor) was a characterful part of the experience and the location of the hostal was excellent for exploring the city. Not the place if you plan to spend...

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Hostal Oliva B, Gerente at Hostal Oliva, responded to this review

Thank you for your opinion. Barcelona is a great city, but since tourism is so important, many small Hotels and Hostals are disappearing. We strongly believe that more important than starts, it's about the service you receive, and that's why we work to ffer a different experience while visiting this amazing city. Our experience, our location and our staff make...

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Staying in Eixample

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Eixample
Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognised architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.
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A pretty, vintage wooden elevator with a bench and a looking glass takes you in stately manner to the top floor of the beautiful and courtly eixample building where the Hostal Oliva has been located since it was founded, back in 1931.Renovations have been made carefully to enhance the facilities of our Hostal without losing its vintage atmosphere, that unique character that has made Hostal Oliva highly appreciated by our guests through the years.The Hostal Oliva is run by forthcoming, charming staff who take wonderful care of our guests with a personal feeling which you will find most attractive. Both our friendly ambience along with the overall atmosphere of intimacy and tranquility that you will find here, are willing to help making your visit to Barcelona a delightful and unforgettable experience.Its unsurpassable location on the most splendid of the Eixample avenues, the pricey Passeig de Gràcia, makes Hostal Oliva the best bet for those who are searching for a budget place to stay, but are also concerned about looks, safety, character and a central position. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Oliva

Address: Passeig de Gracia, 32, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Eixample
Price Range: $115 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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