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Chic & Basic Ramblas

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Wolverhampton
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Visited here in June 2016, can't comment on the prices and value for money as I didn't really look into too many other hotels with the good of a location. It is situated just off Las Ramblas, meaning we didn't get a taxi anywhere all week, beach and harbour is quite a nice walk away as are several good restaurants...

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Tatiana M, Front Desk Manager at Chic & Basic Ramblas, responded to this review

Good morning from Barcelona! On behalf of all the staff of the hotel, thanks a lot for taking the time to share your experience at chic&basic Ramblas. As you mentioned, the hotel is located in town, very close to Las Ramblas, which is one of the most crowded avenues. This area of Barcelona blends history, folklore and lots of people...

Mumbai
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Hmmm...chic indeed but rather basic in its amenities and service quality. Tad overpriced perhaps for what's on offer. Bite size chic rooms, no toiletries, no room service (not even BASIC)... Did not get value for my Euros...

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Tatiana M, Front Desk Manager at Chic & Basic Ramblas, responded to this review

Dear guest, First of all we want to thank you for taking the time to write about us. We really appreciate your opinion since this is one of the main ways for us to know how to improve our services and treatment. There are different room types that you can book.The standard rooms are the smallest,we also have bigger rooms,more...

Springfield, Virginia
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Right off Las Ramblas and close to the beach. It was such tremendous value for the cost of the stay for where we were located. The decor was nice, the rooms were clean and fantastic. It is a place i would recommend to anyone that would want to stay in Barcelona.

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Tatiana M, Front Desk Manager at Chic & Basic Ramblas, responded to this review

Hi from chic&basic Ramblas! On behalf of all the staff of the hotel, thanks a lot for taking the time to share such nice words about us! As you mentioned, the hotel is located in town, very close to Las Ramblas, which is one of the most crowded avenues. This is the perfect base camp to explore our beautiful city....

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 21 June 2016

The service was really good, the room was spacious and clean. And super cute! I was pleasantly surprised to see it had a kitchen. The bathroom was clean and the towels were super soft and comfy :) However the view from my room (on the first floor) was not no nice. The location is ideal, a few minutes away from...

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Tatiana M, Front Desk Manager at Chic & Basic Ramblas, responded to this review

HI from chic&basic Ramblas! First of all we want to thank you for choosing our hotel and taking the time to write about us. This is a 3 stars hotel strategic located as you mentioned. Our rooms are simple and functional, according with the spicy chic&basic style. Our purpose is providing our guests a smart and easy comfortable base camp....

Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We had the pleasure of staying at Chic & Basic Ramblas this year. Our room was everything we could have hoped for! The staff are extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the city. Even able to recommend or not recommend places to go/things to see. The room was spacious and -well -chic! -spacious even by north American standards. Even the small...

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Tatiana M, Front Desk Manager at Chic & Basic Ramblas, responded to this review

Hi from chic&basic Ramblas, First of all we want to thank you for choosing our hotel and taking the time to write about us. Our purpose is to provide our guests a smart and easy comfortable base camp. We celebrate that you could explore the city with our tips. We are very glad to stay true to your expectations. This...

Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

This hotel is very well positioned just off the ramblas and is pretty much as the name states it has a trendy decor and the rooms are all clean and as quoted basic but more than sufficient for a good weekend away. The staff were excellent extremely polite ( even when some of our group were let's say a little...

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Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely hotel great central location right on the drassanes metro station at the bottom of la rambla. Bar is great price and atmosphere, tapas in bar is good. Family room is great not as fancy in design as the rest of the hotel but clean and plenty big enough. Fantastic base for everything.

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Tatiana M, Front Desk Manager at Chic & Basic Ramblas, responded to this review

Good afternoon, First of all we want to thank you for choosing our hotel and taking the time to write about us. We want our guests to have such nice experiences as yours! We celebrate that you could explore the neighborhood and try our fabulous restaurant,its tapas and its atmosphere. Thank you so much for your nice words. We'll be...

Italy
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Very close to the Rambla and to the front side, very clean and tidy, the 70s style is amazing! The guys working 24/7 at the reception were always friendly, nice and helpful. Too bad the breakfast is not included in the standard rate of the room -- it costs 9 € extra (didn't try it tough...)

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Tatiana M, Front Desk Manager at Chic & Basic Ramblas, responded to this review

Good afternoon from chic&basic Ramblas! Thank you so much for sharing with the Trip Advisor community your experience! We are glad to know that you enjoyed the decoration of the hotel inspired by the 70's. The front desk staff will appreciate your words. Regarding the breakfast,it's not included in the room rate because we give the chance to all our...

Wettingen, Switzerland
Reviewed 29 May 2016

The location is ideal, close to the metro station and one street off of the Ramblas. The rooms are clean and the beds are comfy. Staff is friendly and helpful. And you can get good coffee at the restaurant. You also can rent out mifi (mobile wifi) devices at the reception for your city trips! Beware of the mosquitos! The...

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Little Rock, Arkansas
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Choosing a hotel in a city you've never visited is tough and a bit if a crap shoot, but Chic and Basic is a winner. Charming and quirky-there's a car in the lobby and the front desk is made of suitcases and is great for the following reasons. It's a block and a half from the Ramblas and 3 from...

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Staying in El Raval

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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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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
chic&basic Ramblas is inspired by the Barcelona of the 1960s. In chic&basic Ramblas, the same as in that age, the playful and the creative are strongly united. With a photographic exposition on the doors of the 85 rooms, the passageways overflowing with colour and history, a green Seat 600 in the lobby and a restaurant with bar and terrace, the c&b Ramblas is an entire experience that will delight you.chic&basic Ramblas has all the services that make chic&basic the perfect place to enjoy your stay in the centre of Barcelona. Reception 24 hours, locked room for luggage, bar and restaurant, parking, free WiFi and a PC with free internet access in the lobby. Also, if you want to move about the city at your own pace, bicycles are available to rent. Once you try them, you won’t want to use any other transport in Barcelona.You can also enjoy our chic&basic tour, a two hour walk through Ciutat Vella in which we will mix history with some curiosities, as well as gastronomic and nightlife suggestions. Enjoy it on Tuesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays at 10:00am. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chic & Basic Ramblas

Address: Pasaje Gutenberg, 7, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Raval
Price Range: $150 - $302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Chic & Basic Ramblas 3*
Number of rooms: 85
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Hotel Style:
#98 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#129 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#180 Family Hotel in Barcelona
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