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Casa Carbonell

Explanada d_ Espanya, 1, 03002 Alicante, Spain
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good45%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 May 2018
“Great story and fab building”
13 Jan 2018
“Elegant building”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Explanada d_ Espanya, 1, 03002 Alicante, Spain
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

The story behind this building is so good, and the 365 windows inspired the no of palm trees in front.

Thank Dianne E
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

At one end of the fine esplanade and overlooking the marina this elegant building stands out from all surrounding structures. Built in 1925 and named after a wealthy businessman, only the finest materials were used, which is why it still looks so fine today. There...More

1  Thank nnmercman
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Whoever is visiting Alicante, the Casa Carbonell is a building you must see. Beautiful architecture, inspirational history behind it and amazing location.

Thank PerunTouristAgency
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

The Casa Carbonell is a lovely building to admire if visiting Alicante. The architecture is just beautiful. Can be seen from the marina.... there is a story behind the building too.....

2  Thank Stephen W
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

although it might seem like a hotel it isn't. it was build by Carbonell and when the children inherited they sold it off... it is still appartments

Thank MF543
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Unfortunately this is not an attraction, just a beautiful apartment building. Since I saw this building I always said that I would love to own an apartment there. It will only take you a couple of minutes to see it, so if you are passing...More

Thank Irene G
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

I saw that someones tells the story about this building, but not the correct one. :-( Long time ago at the beginning of the 20th century a very rich men from Alcoy, a industrial city 50 km from Alicante inside, was married with a maid....More

Thank DRUIDAMINERVA
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

The story of this place is that the owner tried to stay at the hotel next door and was turned away because he was dirty and bedraggled (his car had broken down). He built this house next to the hotel, twice as tall as the...More

Thank startingtotravel58
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

and more interesting is story behind this magnificent building and it is not a legend my friend's father who has lived here all his life knew Mr Carbonell.

Thank rosie C
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Reviewed 31 March 2016

Casa Carbonell" at number one Esplanada de Espana in Alicante is one of the most beautiful buildings in the city. Designed by architect Juan Vidal Ramos between 1922 and 1925, its construction is attached to one of the largest urban legends of Alicante. That being...More

1  Thank Dave B
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