Stayed for 2 nights , Sept 2011 before going on a cruise. The hotel is well situated, a 4 minute walk from the Cathedral, lots of restaurants, bars, shops just around the corner. The hotel is slightly dated but clean and comfortable. The reception & bar staff were efficient and helpful and spoke a multitude of languages. The buffet breakfast was adequate, the usual assortment of fruit, cereal, meat, cheese, yoghurts, pastries, bread, fruit juice, tea, coffee & bottled water. The hotel was busy and at busy times the dining room could not accommodate everyone, which resulted in people cueing at the entrance to the dining room. The hotel pool and sun deck was a bonus and pleasant to relax on after a full day of sightseeing. The bar prices in the hotel were average for soft drinks and beer, but be aware that shorts are very expensive (vodka & coke and a gin & tonic was 25 euros !) A very interesting city, Segrada Familia is a must. The many reports and warnings about pick pockets are real. We personally did not experience any problems, but I did not use a handbag and my husband wore a money belt (inside his trousers) however we heard many stories of people being robbed, in railway/tube stations, on the street, in restaurants & shops, so please take the warnings seriously and take sensible precautions, as theft spoiled many people's stay in the city, which is a great shame as it is a beautiful and interesting city, with much to offer.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- HCC Montblanc is situated right in the heart of the city, just 500 metres from Plaza Catalunya and bordering the charismatic Gótico neighbourhood. The hotel's location makes it the best choice for soaking up the atmosphere and life of Barcelona, and for discovering or revisiting its most emblematic corners, such as the Palau de la Música, the Ramblas, the Cathedral, Plaza Catalunya, the neighbourhoods of the Born and Barceloneta, among many others. Hotel HCC Montblanc is a new building, and has recently been extended. The hotel makes a good choice for a stay that is full of contrasts and unforgettable moments. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hcc Montblanc Barcelona
- Hcc Montblanc Hotel Barcelona