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Reviewed 4 days ago

Well located in the old city of Barcelona, this apartment style hotel offers a superb place to stay. Friendly staff along with nice large rooms, it's a classic case of what you see online you see replicated whilst staying there. Plenty of great food offering...More

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Response from Hotel-cmanager, General Manager at Aparthotel AraiResponded yesterday

Dear Guest, A thousand thanks for publishing this very kind opinion regarding your experience at Aparthotel Arai. We are pleased that everything was to your satisfaction and your appreciated our location in Barcelona’s historic center. In other words, we are close to the city’s major...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We were so impressed with the location (Gothic District) and the elegance and spaciousness here. We asked for breakfast to be delivered each morning - they gave us a menu and delivered on time every day. It made it easier to enjoy the room. The...More

Thank drnancy2016
Response from Hotel-cmanager, General Manager at Aparthotel AraiResponded 4 days ago

Dear Nancy, Our sincerest thanks for your perfect comment about your stay at Aparthotel Ara. We are delighted to read of your appreciation for our luxury apartments in the Gothic Quarter. In fact, we are located opposite Plaza George Orwell at the intersection of Calle...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great small hotel in the center of historic Barcelona. Clean, comfortable, and convenient to popular tourist sites and excellent restaurants. Most outstanding however was the reception staff. Warm, welcoming, and eager to share their knowledge of the city.More

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Response from Hotel-cmanager, General Manager at Aparthotel AraiResponded 5 days ago

Dear Rick, Thanks for redacting your so kind opinion relative to your time at Aparthotel Arai. We are thrilled to read that our four-star superior boutique aparthotel exceeded your expectations. The acknowledgement of the quality of service and the kindness of our team members is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous hotel in a great location. The staff were really friendly and helpful and the restaurant next door is great. Location good for exploring the rest of Barcelona as close to good transport links. Rooms are exactly as they look in the pictures, beautiful!More

Thank sf12342015
Response from Hotel-cmanager, General Manager at Aparthotel AraiResponded 5 days ago

Dear Guests, We warmly thank you for this very kind review concerning your experience with Aparthotel Arai in Barcelona. We're delighted that you found our hotel to be the perfect venue for your 30th wedding anniversary. It is kind of you to speak highly of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The location was great. Within easy walking distance to restaurants, shopping and sites. The hotel staff was friendly and very helpful with great English. They were helpful with booking online tickets for you, calling taxis , recommending restaurtants. Whatever your needs. Although the hotel does...More

Thank Mary T
Response from Hotel-cmanager, General Manager at Aparthotel AraiResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mary, Thank you for your positive and detailed review relative to your experience at Aparthotel Arai. We are glad you appreciated your stay in our four-star superior boutique aparthotel. Thanks for your mention of the comfort, calm and quality equipment in the apartments. Your...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
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Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Price range
US$282 - US$482 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$282 - US$482 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (285)
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Nearby
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this
picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of
Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days
under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War
with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and
authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be
thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas
brought to life by the many small bars and local
...More
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Helen A
July 23, 2017|
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Response from LolovesZ | Reviewed this property |
Our flight arrived in Barcelona around 9:30am- I told the hotel staff we would be arriving early and asked if we could store our bags there until our room was ready. They were so accommodating and actually, our room was... More
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Eugene H
June 10, 2017|
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We booked this hotel directly from the hotel website- it has the most accurate prices. I found that TripAdvisor advertises the lowest rate available- so, it's possible that they weren't incorrect but the room they were... More
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Wendy H
April 14, 2017|
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Response from Chorleynoddi | Reviewed this property |
I would eat away from the usual busy tourist areas, try down all the small streets and alleyways and small restaurants that the locals use. Much better food and cheaper. To name one place would be an impossible task.
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"Ask for a room that does NOT face the George Orwell Plaza"
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"We were in Room 54 - just delightful!"
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"George Orwell Sq is lively and the soundproofing works well"
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"We had room 16, overlooking the street and not the square at the back and it was lovely."
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