We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

“Wonderful stay at Alma Barcelona” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Alma Barcelona

Best prices for -
Enter dates for best prices
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 8 more sites!
Alma Barcelona
Ranked #15 of 519 Hotels in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Wonderful stay at Alma Barcelona”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2012

Our stay at hotel Alma Barcelona was simply wonderful.
From the outside, one would not assume it was a hotel – it looks more like a private club. However, once inside, it is an ultra modern hotel that provides first class accommodation and, more importantly, peace and quiet. We stayed there for 3 nights with the children. Extremely friendly, smiling and helpful staff was always ready to provide assistance with tourist tips as well as recommendations for the restaurants. We followed their advice and they were never wrong.
Location of the hotel is perfect – it is in the safe area, about 15 minutes walk from Sagrada Familia, and just around the corner from another couple of Gaudi masterpieces. La Rambla and the old Gothic area of Barcelona are within 20 minutes walk or 5 minutes by underground , one street corner from the hotel.
We definitely plan to come to Barcelona again and Alma Barcelona is the only hotel that we would consider.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank Milos2012
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

1,650 reviews from our community

Traveller rating
    1,312
    250
    62
    14
    12
See reviews for
247
936
54
121
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
Traveller tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (360)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Oslo, Oslo, Norway
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2012

This is one of my best hotel stays ever! Centrally and perfectly located, but still quiet and relaxing.
As soon as the taxi stopped, our bags were taken in, door held open, and we checked in,sitting in a sofa with a sparkling glass of cava - perfect start for our 10th anniversary. The room was large, very stylish and modern, clean with a separte shower and toilet. A small, but quiet spa, with a pool, dry and wet sauna, small gym, which gave a perfect start each morning. We did not visit the restaurant, as area is full of coffee bars, tapas bars, restaurants, etc.
The service was excellent and the staff were helpful and friendly. Would love to go back soon.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
3 Thank Lars B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Kirkcaldy
Level Contributor
31 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2012

We have a great 3 night stay in the hotel. The staff are excellent - they are very friendly and helpful. We were given a glass of cava as we checked-in and were given a complimentary upgrade. Our room was large, well decorated with a lovely bathroom (enormous rainfall shower). The beds were very comfortable. We had breakfast the first day (which is expensive at 25 euros per person - it was delicious however - but think they should consider the price as we would have eaten there every day if it was as expensive). We ate out the following two mornings. We used the pool and other spa facilities - which were new and lovely.

The hotel is in a great district - we liked how safe you felt, how close it was to a main shopping area, restaurants etc. We were going to the Barcelona football game and the hotel was really helpful in giving us advice on getting there and back.

We used the metro a lot which was not far away from the hotel too.

The bar lacks atmosphere as it was very quiet (and the music is a little irritating) but if they improved the cocktail menu, adjusted the music and provided more bar snack it would be lovely.

Overall we had a great stay and would definitely return in the future. Thanks to everyone at the hotel.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank AKWKirkcaldy
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2012

The service here is unrivaled. As soon as the taxi arrived outside the centrally but quietly located hotel our bags were immediately taken in. As soon as we walked through the door we were offered a (large) glass of cava as we settled down in the comfortable reception area. This set the tone for the visit. The room was very comfortable and clean; the bathroom and separate shower were superb. We did not partake of meals or use the bar, but the Alma's central location made it easy to drink and or dine nearby, and to reach all the famous sites on foot or by metro. The Alma is a discreet, chic, 'grown-up' quiet haven and a perfect base from which to explore everything Barcelona has to offer.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank TowardsTheSea
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2012

We had a lovely stay at the hotel Alma, this was our second visit. The staff are very helpful and friendly. The service is excellent. The quality of the food is very good. We love the breakfasts here. They seemed a bit short staffed on one of the mornings. We love the rooms, which are spacious, clean, lovely decor. Free minibar.
Location is excellent, close to everything we wanted to see. Right round the corner from the Pedrera. We recommend going to the Catalana restaurant, which was excellent.

Room Tip: We have stayed in both types of the executive suites and preferred the 2nd visit when we stayed in t...
See more room tips
  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Michelle K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Barcelona hotels
Eixample
El Palace Hotel
El Palace Hotel
#5 of 519 in Barcelona
4.5 of 5 bubbles 1,530 reviews
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
Mercer Hotel Barcelona
Mercer Hotel Barcelona
#3 of 519 in Barcelona
5.0 of 5 bubbles 1,122 reviews
El Raval
Casa Camper Hotel Barcelona
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Eixample
Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona
Eixample
Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
Hotel DO
Hotel DO
#4 of 519 in Barcelona
5.0 of 5 bubbles 742 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Alma Barcelona? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Alma Barcelona

Property: Alma Barcelona
Address: Mallorca 271, 08008 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Eixample
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#4 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#4 Spa Hotel in Barcelona
#5 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#13 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
Price range (per night): $288 - $489
Hotel Class:5 star — Alma Barcelona 5*
Number of rooms: 72
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The AlmaBarcelona hotel is housed in an elegant building which dates back to the start of the 20th Century. Located right in the heart of Barcelona, just a few metres from the famous Passeig de Gràcia. With its proximity to the Batlló house, La Pedrera, Las Ramblas, Plaza Catalunya, Barcelona Cathedral, Palau de la Música, L'Auditori and numerous other popular tourist attractions, the AlmaBarcelona has one of the best locations in the city. Its 72 rooms are separated into classical and modernist accommodation, providing an interior unlike any other. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Wotif.com, Expedia APAC, Agoda, ACCOR, Hotels.com and Odigeo so you can book your Alma Barcelona reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Alma Barcelona Hotel Barcelona

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing