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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights on business. Hotel was clean and serviceable - bed was comfy and I slept well. Bathroom was modern and nice selection of toiletries. What was good? Clean. Modern. Bar area 13 floor nice ambiance so good for a drink. What wasn't so good - the fragrance in the lobby area was pretty over powering (hit... More 

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Cancun, Mexico
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Room is very nice size for Europe with a nice view, bedding was comfortable and the bed in my room was nice and firm. The location is very good with lots of things to do near the hotel. The restaurant was excellent and the service is great. The fitness center is lacking. This hotel needs a bit of TLC but... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything a standard Marriott quality but hot water was very poor, hardly any pressure. Good breakfast though. Overall I would say it was ok. Due to location there's no parking at the hotel and a parking nearby was quite expensive, I believe circa 25 Euros for the night.

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Thank Maryna H
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location was good, the service was great the amenities are good but the reason that i couldn't give it 5 stars is that the AC was only heater with no cold sitting which is very weired for a big hotel under the marriott management , and needed more attention based on the price paid and the big name

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Thank Shatha Z
AC_BARCELONA, Front Office Manager at AC Hotel Barcelona Forum by Marriott, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments!! We are happy to hear the service and amenities met your expectations, he hope next time you will be able to deliver these 2 extra stars! More 

Denmark
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240 reviews
108 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since my last stay the hotel has done some remodelling. The major change is to convert the 13th floor fitness room to a bar. From a bar perspective this add as natural meeting place to the hotel - however the fitness room is now a windowless room roughly 5*5 meters on the 3rd floor, packed with equipment. Combined with the... More 

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Thank THN_DK
AC_BARCELONA, Front Office Manager at AC Hotel Barcelona Forum by Marriott, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. As you said we converted the 13th floor into a Cocktail Bar and Restaurant to improve the guest's experience by taking advantage of the marvelous views we have in there. Despite the gym now does not have such a views, we tried still to provide the same service in it. We also apologize if your... More 

Woerden, The Netherlands
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135 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 6 nights visiting an event in the forum that is next to the hotel. The rooms (standard) were spacious and modern but some wear and tear was clearly appearing at multiple place in the rooms. The room was very clean. The room was however missing a few items like coffee machine and ironing machine that you can... More 

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AC_BARCELONA, Manager at AC Hotel Barcelona Forum by Marriott, responded to this review

Thank you for posting this review and sharing your feedback on what appears to have not met your expectations. According to our records we did not have problems with our air conditioning. We would remiss, however, if we don´t mention that our hotel has a central cooling/ heating system and we would like to apologize for any inconveniences that you... More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The room was clean and very comfortable. Located next to the Diagonal Mall, plenty of restaurants within walking distance. Short cab ride to the downtown area. The staff was very friendly and helpful, with recommendations and advice.

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Thank Moe B
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great stay at this hotel. Very clean and spacious rooms. The breakfast buffet had plenty to choose from. Beautiful views, great food and we had the best Sangrias and Mojitos from Jose Pozo. Great location, short walk to Metro and a taxi pick up in front of hotel. The mall is across the street, perfect to pick... More 

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Cancun, Mexico
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4 reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Our experience was enhanced by the excellent service from Toni the bartender on the magnificent 13th floor lounge. His Sangreas and mohitos were perfection and his knowledge of his city was wonderful. We thank him for his excellent service and personality. Our front desk service was exceptional as well and all provided smiles and fabulous service.

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Thank JeffreyStevens
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel is probably ok if you are on a business trip and staying here one, maximum two nights, paied by your company, but not longer. Everything is quite expensiv for what you get, hotelroom, food and drinks and every little extra will be charged as wifi and parking. For being not in the city center, one could expect this... More 

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Thank Marc C
AC_BARCELONA, Front Office Manager at AC Hotel Barcelona Forum by Marriott, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments! We regret you stay was not entirely satisfactory but we can assure the prices are set acccording the current ones in the market. However, even we have a lot of business guests coming, we have also lots of facilities for families and those leisure guests who want to come just for relax, like family rooms... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about AC Hotel Barcelona Forum by Marriott

Address: Paseo Taulat 278, 08019 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona
Price Range: $103 - $322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — AC Hotel Barcelona Forum by Marriott 4*
Number of rooms: 368
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Also Known As:
Ac Hotel Barcelona
Ac Hotels Barcelona
Ac Barcelona Hotel
Hotel Ac Barcelona
Hotel Style:
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Barcelona
#112 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#124 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#148 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#209 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
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“I believe uneven numbers are facing the sea”
 of 5 bubbles THN_DK, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room on sea side was good choice, both sea and city view available in bar/pool.”
  • my feet through the cool glass sink in our bathroom!
 of 5 bubbles GaGaMeHarley, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“One side faces the Mediterranean the other in land Barcelona both views are pleasant”
 of 5 bubbles U7377RKrichardt, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a ocean view!”
 of 5 bubbles marietJ6522PD, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms looking out over the city are quiter than rooms with sea view.”
  • Sunrise over the sea in front of the hotel.
  • Sagrada familia can be seen from the rooms facing the city
 of 5 bubbles FionaL_11, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
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