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San Carlos, California
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178 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

It is 1 block from the train station. It is, say, 4 blocks from La Rambla. It is at the bottom of a hill, that leads to La Rambla. There are escalators up that hill but you need to walk down the stairs, and there quite a few. There is a beach 5 minute walk from the hotel. I didn't... More 

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

The hotel was very nice. Check in was simple albeit a bit slow. Receptionist and service overall was nice. Breakfast could be a bit improved with more offered. Rooms nice and clean. Location was useful for us as it is just next to the train station so we could just go there once we arrived in town.

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Salhouse, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

The check in simple and speedy the receptionist spoke good English The rooms spotlessly clean modern but very basic, The biggest problem with the Hotel is the location there,s almost nowhere to park expect a public car park 400 meters away It seems ok but we were a little nervous leaving expensive motorcycles there. The hotel is only a short... More 

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direccioCat, Director de Recepción at Catalunya Express, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are pleased the attention of the recepcionist was right and the cleaning was very well. The locaction is right also because you are 10 minutes to the center, the beach and the harbour. If you want to visit Tarragona is a good location to visit all the city walking. About the parking, we have all information about... More 

Madrid, Spain
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48 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Very modest hotel that lies infront of the regular train station (not the AVE/high speed train station). At just about a 10-minute walking distance from the historic centre, it has a great location at a very good rate. On the other hand, the rooms are very modest, small, with extremely thin walls, which not only allows the sounds of all... More 

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Thank AMSFER
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

Very nice and friendly staff though not all of them speak English, but gestures and smiles always help a lot. clean rooms, lovely breakfasts. pretty good wi-fi and good location-10 minutes walikng distance to the sea shore which is absolutely free and clean, not very crowdy. Thanks a lot!!!

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

We stayed at Catalunya Express from 17 to 23 June. I liked it very much! Hotel has good location, it’s about 15 minutes to walk to beach and city center. Personal is friendly and hospitable. Excellent cleaning of room, good breakfast. The only minus – we didn’t have garbage can in room, only a little one in bathroom, and it... More 

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Thank MariBofik
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014

The location is very close to the train station which is perfect. The staff were very friendly and the hotel was very clean. It is very basic and the walls are very thin so I wouldn't recommend staying more than a few nights

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England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 March 2014

Perfect place to stay for few nights to see Tarragona. Its next to railway station and everything is around- main street with shops and cafes, old town, port and many historical places of interest...Staff was very friendly and helpful, on arrival they give map and explain where is what...Room was very clean, beds comfortable, free wi fi in the rooms...Also... More 

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Thank Ann U
Lleida, Spain
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28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2014

The hotel is situated close to the train station and 5-10 minutes walk to the beach. We spent one night in this hotel in July, the room was very small and clean. The breakfast was very good. It was very noisy that night but this is absolutely normal for Spain.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2013

The hotel is close to the train station. Be aware that there is no elevator, and all rooms are on the second level. So if you have mobility issues or may have trouble carrying heavy suitcases up the stairs, find a different hotel. The room I had was very basic. It has been reported that the hotel has been recently... More 

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Additional Information about Catalunya Express

Address: General Contreras 16, 43004 Tarragona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Tarragona > Costa Dorada > Tarragona
Price Range: $63 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Catalunya Express 2*
Number of rooms: 51
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Catalunya Express Tarragona
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Tarragona
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“Ask for a large room and maybe they will have one available.”
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“Room on inner courtyard very quiet”
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“Do ask if you can turn on the A/C. It looked as though it was centrally controlled. We didn't need to use it as it was still cold weatherwise.”
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