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Hotel Internacional Ramblas Cool
Ranked #342 of 513 Hotels in Barcelona
California, USA
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92 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Great location Lovely hotel”
Reviewed 19 January 2012

We stayed at this hotel mid December for one night just before a cruise. Chose it as we could easily walk from Plaza Cataluyna, where the airport bus stops and then walk down Las Ramblas to the port bus.
Hotel was better than expected. All refurbished to a high standard, very modern and sparkling clean with great decor. The room was small with very little storage space. Of course this didn't bother us as we were only there one night. Would be tricky if we'd have been there for several days and wanted to unpack. For a two or three days no problem. Bathroom was more spacious with a very large shower. Bedding lovely - comfortable.
Check in quick and easy. Has elevator. Stored our luggage for day after checkout.
We were in a front room, 3rd floor overlooking Las Ramblas - no noise from street, but obviously it is less busy in winter. Our room overlooked the Miro mosiac on the pavement below. We did not eat breakfast there as plenty of places on Las Ramblas. So convenient for tourist stops - famous food market almost opposite the hotel. Plaza Cataluyna with buses going to most of Gaudi spots a five minute walk away. We would definately return to this hotel. In fact we were sorry we were only there one night.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
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Husa_Barcelona, Director de Recepción at Hotel Internacional Ramblas Cool, responded to this review, 21 June 2012
Dear guest
Thank you so much for taking your valuable time and rate us on trip advisor,
The comments are the best reward for us and encourage us to continue in this way and of course I will show that review to all the hotel staff.
We hope you spent a great time in Barcelona and to see you again, but in this case we hope to see you more days.
Thank you for having taken some of your valuable time to send us your comment.
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Reviewed 18 January 2012

Hotel was in the perfect location on in the Las Ramblas district. One of my most favorite hotels during our European tour. It was updated and modern and felt clean. The internet was fast, the hotel staff were nice, the balconies and tall rooms felt great. The shower was always hot and consistent and the televisions had more than 3 channels. I would definitely stay here again. The hotel staff were also nice enough to keep our baggage on hold until our flight for a few hours after we checked out. This hotel is very comfortable and try and go up to the rooftop terrace to enjoy the skyline views of Barcelona!

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with friends
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Husa_Barcelona, Director de Recepción at Hotel Internacional Ramblas Cool, responded to this review, 21 June 2012
Dear guest
Thank you so much for taking your valuable time and rate us on trip advisor,
All comments are the best reward for us and help us to continue in this way improving every day.
We hope you spent a great time in Barcelona and to enjoy another time with the views from our terrace.
Thank you for having taken some of your valuable time to send us your comment; and of course, I will show that review to all the hotel staff.
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Reviewed 23 December 2011

Stopped for 3 nights just prior to Christmas
Hotel is situated in the centre of the Ramblas, right next to a tube station. Booked through Expedia and no problems checking in. We were informed by the receptionist (who spoke good English) that we had been upgraded to a superior room on the 4th floor with a view of the street.
Our room was on the 4th (top) floor and with a side view of the Ramblas. The decor was good and there was a hairdrier and good shower in the room. Also a Juliet style balcony with shutters and good double glazing keeping the noise from the street out.
There was a roof terrace which was open but not lit or appeared used due presumably to the time of year, although the door to enter it was open and gave a great view of the street.
The room was warm and the bed comfortable. For the price and location, we were more than happy and would stop here again.
Word of warning about some of the restaurants on the Ramblas, they seem to advertise relatively cheap ish food then when you go in, sit down etc, they hit you with the drinks menu, one place charging 6.5 euro as the cheapest drink for a 0.5 litre glass of cola! Obviously we left and ate elsewhere!

  • Stayed December 2011
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Thank Wiggy71
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Husa_Barcelona, Director de Recepción at Hotel Internacional Ramblas Cool, responded to this review, 21 June 2012
Dear guest
Thank you so much for taking your valuable time and rate us on trip advisor,
All comments are the best reward for us and help us to continue in this way improving every day.
When it’s possible we offer up-grade to our guests to do the best stay possible into the hotel.
Like the rest of the cities center on the world, there are some expensive places, but for the next time we will recommend you the terrace that we have on La Rambla to take a drink or eat.
Thank you for having taken some of your valuable time to send us your comment; and of course, I will show that review to all the hotel staff.
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Newcastle, Wa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2011

The hotel has great decor, but TINY rooms. There was barely enough space in the room for our luggage (2 people). We stayed only one night and would not have wanted to stay longer. We were cramped. The location is convenient for touristy things but the street activity didn't die down until about 5 am, so if you stay at this hotel be sure to pack some ear plugs. Also, their Internet doesn't have enough bandwidth for the guests. I was finally able to get online around 1:30 am.

The staff is very nice.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled with friends
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1 Thank CherrySlurpees
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Husa_Barcelona, Director de Recepción at Hotel Internacional Ramblas Cool, responded to this review, 21 June 2012
Dear guest
First of all, thank you so much for taking your valuable time and rate us on trip advisor.
We have to kind of rooms, standard and superiors; the superior rooms are bigger than standard rooms, and when it’s possible we offer an up-grade to our guests.
Sorry for the wifi connection, but this year we have changed all connections and it’s working perfectly during all the day.
Thank you for having taken some of your valuable time to send us your review; we hope to see you again in the Barcelona and you would check that we have improved a lot of aspects.
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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2011

Room was very small. Did not contain either a chair to sit on or a mirror. When we arrived the shower head was not fixed to the wall. When advised of the problem next day it was fixed to our satisfaction.
The room was to the rear of the Hotel and overlooked a narrow alleyway that was frequented by drunks, drug snorters and vagabonds. It was very noisy as the echoes rebounded.
The staff at reception and the housekeepers did a very good job nd were really friendly and helpful.
The hotel was ideally situated with metro and bus stops nearby.

Room Tip: Request a big double room away from a noisy alleyway.
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  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Thank John H
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Husa_Barcelona, Director de Recepción at Hotel Internacional Ramblas Cool, responded to this review, 21 June 2012
Dear guest
First of all, thank you so much for taking your valuable time and rate us on trip advisor.
We have two rooms categories, standard and superiors; the superior rooms are bigger than standard rooms, and when it’s possible we offer an up-grade to our guests.
Sorry for the problem with the shower head, our intention is offer you our best making feel you as comfortable as you are at home, and when there are a problem we try to solve immediately and if it’s not possible to solve the same day we try to solve as soon as possible; furthermore, when we cannot solve we offer a change of room.
We are really sorry for your negative experience with the drunks and homeless people in our nice Barcelona, from the reception we try to make our best to reduce your negative feeling. Centers of big city are sensible to this issue but, if we know, we can call to the police and they appear to be on top of the problem.
Thank you for having taken some of your valuable time to send us your review; I will show your review to the rest of the staff to improve day by day, and, especially, to congratulate them with their job.
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2011

Very smart and indeed "cool" decor, Comfortable beds and right in the heart of things, but double glazing ensures quiet at night. Modest reception to be sure but friendly and helpful staff. Breakfast very good value also. Two tiny improvements would make it perfect. Waste paper bin minute - was virtually uselessly too small. Also no English speaking satellite TV. I know that we are in Spain, and when in Spain etc, but I'm talking icing on the cake here.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Husa_Barcelona, Director de Recepción at Hotel Internacional Ramblas Cool, responded to this review, 19 July 2012
Dear guest
Thank you so much for taking your valuable time and rate us on trip advisor,
The comments are the best reward for us and encourage us to continue in this way and of course I will show that review to all the hotel staff.
We work every day to improve our service and last year we had some problems with satellite TV but now we have solved and we have some English channels.
Thank you for having taken some of your valuable time to send us your comment.
Best regards
The management
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Suffolk, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2011

Currently at the hotel room 104 & 102. Yes, this hotel is on La Rambles and we expected the outside noise from the road and walking by traffic which can be cancelled out by use of the air conditioning. But, what we did not expect was the level of hotel noise. The hallways are in marble...pretty but makes for a very noisey hotel. People wearing high heels echo in the hallways. On night at 12:15AM they where rolling a beer keg down the hallway! Lots of slamming doors! Scrapping back chairs from the computer center and breakfast room. Recommende if you stay here bring ear plugs. Also, flashing fire alarm above the bed tht flashes every 7 seconds.
Rooms are done in a very modern fashion which is nice and rooms have laminent floors...which make for easy maintenance.The bed is a in wooden box frame sticking out in the room that my husband and I kept barking are shins on. TV in room only gets 4 channels. Huge shower on suite...nice after being on a cruise ship that have small shower stalls.
Finally, the bed...hard and umcomfortable....if I had not booked this hotel through expedia and would not get my money back after the first night I would have found a different hotel for my family. Breakfast with room is adequate and filling. No lounged area to just sit and read a book or paper.
Would have liked to had a refrigerator in the room to have bottled water or soda chilled. Hotel does not have a bar or resturant.

Room Tip: See if you can get a roon at the back of the hotel and not on the first floor where we were at.
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  • Stayed October 2011, travelled with family
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Thank bailliejk
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Husa_Barcelona, Director de Recepción at Hotel Internacional Ramblas Cool, responded to this review, 19 July 2012
Dear guest
Thank you so much for taking your valuable time and rate us on trip advisor.
About the negative feeling, sorry for the problems during the days you stayed at the hotel. We work to satisfy the requests of the guests but we understand that we didn’t satisfy your stay. When the flashing fire work is for security and in this case it was due to one guest was smoking inside to the room that it’s forbidden. It was working till we found which the problem was. We understand you but we act as is explained in the safety protocol.
Sorry for the noise, it happens due to the lounge area where the guests can use our laptops with free connection but when there are noisy we discuss with the guests on the laptops to advise them that there are people inside to the rooms resting during the time.
We have a restaurant that it’s opened at the midday from Monday to Friday but we are working to open at the weekends and nights as soon as possible, furthermore we have a terrace in the middle of La Rambla opened every day.
Inside to the rooms we don’t have a fridge but we can keep everything in our fridges if the guests request us; furthermore, we have fridges with free mineral water in the corridors.
Thank you for having taken some of your valuable time to send us your review and sorry for all inconveniences; if you come back to our hotel we will try to change your opinion about this.
Thank you again.
Best regards
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Property: Hotel Internacional Ramblas Cool
Address: C/ Ramblas 78-80, 08001 Barcelona, Spain (Formerly Internacional Cool Local Hotel)
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > La Rambla
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#19 On the Beach Hotel in Barcelona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Internacional Ramblas Cool 3*
Number of rooms: 52
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of Barcelona, right in the Ramblas and within the city's historic downtown,.Hotel Internacional allows you to enjoy the city's most vibrant hide-out: in the middle of las Ramblas, in front of the refurbished Gran Teatro del Liceu and the well-known Mercado de la Boquería, and just a short distance from the Olympic Port.The Hotel Internacional offers you modernity, design and comfort. Its inner rooms and courtyard spaces are relaxing and welcoming with a fresh, modern ambiance.The rooms, totally equiped has been renovated with an elegant and modern decoration. ... more   less 
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