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warrington cheshire
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52 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Took my grand daughter for her 17th birthday . We searched for a place in the centre of Barcelona and also where we could have a three bedded room. What a find. Right in the centre close to the Metro and with plenty of small places locally to eat. The ladies on reception were very helpful and friendly. The hostal... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place with comfy rooms. Great staff! I was a little fearful with our room being so close to reception, but slept well both nights. The bathroom was just a few steps away and very comfortable. The location near Barcelona Cathedral and the water was perfect.

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Kurikka, Finland
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel was very cozy, clean and neat. It has an excellent location in a walking distance of La Rambla and other top attractions. We felt welcome from the very first minutes. The staff was very helpful. It was easy to catch an early flight, since the staff ordered a taxi for us. We would love to book Hostal Fontanella... More 

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Murray, Utah
1 review
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We found Hostal Fontanella by randomly picking one of the many Hotels and Hostals in Barcelona. We picked it on price, location, and reviews. We ended our cruise,in Barcelona and wanted to see the city before flying home early the next morning. It ended up being right in the middle of everything we did that day. I totally recommend it.... More 

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239530, Director de Recepción at Hostal Fontanella, responded to this review

Thank you dear Murray for your lovely comments about your stay at Hostal Fontanella. We are happy you had a good experience with us. As you mention we are located in a fantastic area of Barcelona, in the city center, walking distance from almost every important attraction Barcelona has to offer. Right at the beggining of the gothic quarter, minutes... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Loved this place, great price for central Barcelona. Was a little confused when booking a 'Four person room with shower' as I thought this also included a toilet. This didn't really matter however as the toilet was very close by, kept very clean and it felt like we were the only people using it anyway. Such a well kept, homely... More 

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239530, Director de Recepción at Hostal Fontanella, responded to this review

Thank you dear Katie for taking the evaluate and comment on Hostal Fontanella. For us it was lovely to have you and your family as our guest. We are a family hostel and we take good care that everything is clean and cosy. We want for our customers to have the best experience while staying with us. We are glad... More 

Wales
1 review
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Stayed for three nights, the Hostal is in a Great location and good value for money. Shared bathroom which was opposite room, our room was lovely and very clean. Small balcony overlooking main road, noisy at times but expected because of central Location. Staff friendly and helpful. Would stay here again :)

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New York City, New York
1 review
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Very close to Plaza catalunya, and to the rambla. I used a private room and the size was very nice with an acceptable bathroom. They don't have a great attention on the front desk, but we are Spanish speakers and been in Barcelona previously, so it wasn't an issue.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I booked this hostel for a night in September 2016, as I was flying into the city late in the evening, and wanted somewhere pretty central. This hotel/hostel was the cheapest I could find in the city centre, and it didn't disappoint. It is a short 3 minute walk from Placa Catalunya, where the airport bus-Aerobus drops you off, and... More 

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239530, Director de Recepción at Hostal Fontanella, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your evaluation. As you mention our location is fantastic! Right in the city centre, close to every attraction Barcelona has to offer, like Las Ramblas, the Gothic quarter, Paseo de Gracia with it´s beautiful stores and of course food and drinks from all over the world. We are walking distance from the Aerobus,... More 

Frederikshavn, Denmark
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6 reviews
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great location, clean room, friendly staff. The rooms aren't sound proof, so some noise from the other guests and the door bell could be heard. Not a big issue for us though. We wouldn't hesitate looking for an available room here next time we visit Barcelona.

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239530, Recepción at Hostal Fontanella, responded to this review

Dear jbarrit, Thanks for taking the time to review your stay at Hostal Fontanella. As you mention we are located in the downtown area of Barcelona, a few minutes from most of the attractions of the city. The fontanella hostel is a family hostel and want our customers to have a pleasant stay with us and we are happy with... More 

Kontich, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Very simple hostal, but this is good. The children didn't know, after staying several years in 4**** hotels, that this was possible in Europe. But we loved it. Only the loudness of the street was a pity, but the situation of the hostal was excellent. TIP : The next budget that they can spend ... AIRCO maby ?

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hostalfontanella, Director de Recepción at Hostal Fontanella, responded to this review

Thank you dear De Kontich for your comments and evaluation. As you say our hostel is simple and very friendly, we are a family hostel. As we are located in a spectacular area of the city, some noise can be heard from the street. We do have double windows in every room. We will take into account your advice of... More 

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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 musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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Warm Guest accommodation with 11 rooms in the center of Barcelona. Located next to the beautiful Urquinaona Square and 3 minutes walking from nerve center of Plaza Catalunya.Bright rooms most with balcony to Via Layetana. A few meters from the Cathedral and a short walk from the old Harbour. ... more   less 

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Address: Via Laietana 71 , 2do, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
Price Range: RM290 - RM375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“For a cup of tea or coffee before bed take a travel kettle,coffee machine in reception for 1 euro a cup is switched off at night.”
 of 5 bubbles susiem1, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The 3-person room (room #1) faced the alley instead of the busy road. Also bathroom in the room.”
 of 5 bubbles jbarrit, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“we had room 2 which was really quiet at back of Hostal...”
 of 5 bubbles lmyoung2016, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Definitely ask for a room not facing the street!”
 of 5 bubbles Selkie1920, 29 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I recommend to ask, which room will you get, becasuse there are huge differences between the rooms (nice, large room with balcony #101, #102, #104 and tiny room #103).”
 of 5 bubbles SanZolDerGast, 28 Jul 2015 | Read review
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