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Hotel 1898

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Andover, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel deserves 5 star rating. Everything about is terrific. It is perfectly located on la rambla, but our rooms were quiet and there was no street noise. Easy walk to different plazas and museums. There is a metro station within a 3 minute walk. Many shops, restaurants and bars nearby. The staff was very helpful, eager to recommend restaurants...

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RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Hotel 1898, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very happy to know you had a great stay with us and highly appreciated you share it with the rest of us in TA! As you well mention our location is a privilege to walk around the city and the spa gives our guests an option to get relaxed after a day visiting the city. We...

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this great hotel and will stay there again on our next trip to Barcelona. Very convenient location, on a side street, right off La Rambalas. Decor is old world charm updated amenities. The rooms are large and the staff is fabulous.

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RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Hotel 1898, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your comments in TA! We are glad to know you had a wonderful stay with us :) We hope to welcome you back in a near future! Kind regards,

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 3 nights here on a friends recommendation. This hotel is a delight. Very masculine bit very classy. Excellent multilingual staff. Helpful and attentive but not in your face. We didn't eat here but can thoroughly recommend the bar. Good knowledgeable staff who can make a cracking cocktail without instruction. Good nibbles too. Great roof terrace with heated pool tho...

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RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Hotel 1898, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Ridgeon, We are really delighted to read such review of your experience as yours, since all aspects (positive or negative) are really important for us in order to improve our services and keep going in order to achieve our quality goals. Inform you that breakfast price at the hotel is 24€ but we do have an special offer...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really loved this hotel for its sleek style and chic accents. It is also very well located to allow you to walk to many of the the wonderful sights and stroll around Barcelona. We stayed here for 2 nights and would definitely recommend this hotel. It is very comfortable with spacious rooms and cool balconies.

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RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Hotel 1898, responded to this review

Dear guest, First of all thank you for sharing how was your experience at the H1898 on TA. As you mentioned, the hotel is located on the city center and all the main sightseeing places are walkable. It is an important factor to take into account when booking a hotel. We are glad to know as well that you enjoyed...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Elegance with what feels like masculine style. Superb luxurious comfort and understated excellence in the rooms, facilites and service. A bar that knows exactly how to make a proper Dry Martini. Great spa and a rooftop pool and bar area in the middle or town, but selectly away from it.

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RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Hotel 1898, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your opinion on TA. Looking forward to welcome you again at H1898. Best regards,

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

had a short break in barcelona and chose the 1898 on it's reviews, excellent hotel, friendly staff and great facility's, the cellar spa is amazing to relax in after a day walking around the city. the room is very comfortable and the whole place is spotless, would highly recommend a stay here

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RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Hotel 1898, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your comments in TA! We are glad to know that you had a nice experience with us! Looking forward to welcoming you again :) All the best,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel had everything you needed, bar was a bit dull at night but with so much going on around barcelona we never needed to use it anyways. Pool was lovely, really relaxing, good service and lovely staff.

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RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Hotel 1898, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your positive comment! We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you again next time you visit Barcelona! Kind Regards,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just arrived home after a short stay of 3 nights at Hotel 1898. On arrival we took in the reception area which is comfortable and stylish, checking in was a breeze. The reception staff, although we had little interactions, made us feel welcome and i got the impression if i needed to call them for anything i would have...

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RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Hotel 1898, responded to this review

Dear Fraser, Thank you for your comments in TA! We appreciatte your nice comment about the staff, they will be happy to know about it and this will encourage them to keep giving their best. Looking forward to welcoming you again! Kind regards,

Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for NY eve and what a fantastic place! Central to everything, great rooms, loved the Spa, friendly and helpful staff, they helped us plan our stay in Barcelona making sure we wouldn't miss anything. Best choice we could make. Top terrace not to be missed...

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RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Hotel 1898, responded to this review

Dear Francesca, We are so glad you had a wonderful stay with us and we hope you enjoyed a lot Barcelona for New Year's Eve! Thank you very much for sharing your comments in TA and we wish to see you again very soon. Best regards,

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Loved the location, so convenient . The hotel is beautiful and loved the top roof restaurant with its bar and swimming pool. Unfortunately our room was interior, not that we stayed inside that much since there is so much to do and see in Barcelona. The staff were super friendly and very helpful booking restaurants for us. I will definitely...

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Dear guest, Thank you for your comments! We are glad to know that you ejoyed your stay in H1898 and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back and show you other room cathegories. Best regards,

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El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic spots in the entire city. A sense of humble authenticity protrudes from the many independent record stores, second hand shops, and student bars that seem to light up the streets day and night. The rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Cuisines: Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Delicatessen
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel in Las Ramblas, in the center of Barcelona. Hotel 1898 is the only offering spa and 2 swimming pools all year open. A hotel where luxury and small pleasures will take you to the 19th century and the Spanish colonies in Cuba and the Philippines. Discover our Colonial Suites with private terrace and swimming pool. An authentic oasis in the heart of Barcelona. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel 1898

Address: La Rambla, 109, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Raval
Price Range: $241 - $470 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel 1898 4*
Number of rooms: 169
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Also Known As:
1898 Hotel Barcelona
Hotel 1898 Barcelona
1898 Barcelona
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#5 Spa Hotel in Barcelona
#6 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#13 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#20 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
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“Some lower floors can hear a light rumble from the Metro but we were told it wasn't a problem. No sound on fourth floor.”
 of 5 bubbles MS58, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“corner rooms v spacious and v comfortable beds”
 of 5 bubbles ant158, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room with a balcony - the views are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles 961mandya, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms not facing los ramblos are quiete”
 of 5 bubbles riverclinic, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the front of the hotel are better- not a good view at the back”
 of 5 bubbles johannap781, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
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