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Hotel Arts Barcelona
Ranked #50 of 521 Hotels in Barcelona
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“City cool”
Reviewed 6 March 2012

Wow what a hotel. This place had been talked up to me by everyone that had ever been and i see why. It's simply perfectly run.., friendly and highly professional, beautiful and stunning, it's just a place you should go. The room, well apartment (comes with its own open top Mini, Macbook etc) was incredible (huge with the largest, most comfortable bed i have ever slept in) with views across the city (including from your bed) but equally you could request views of the sea (it sits on the beach) or a bit of both due to its location.

I have to admit the stay was a gift to me, thankfully so as an apartment could set you back a bit, the suites as well but a room would be equally as exciting. If money is no object do it and stay unless you have not been to barcelona before! Why do i say this, well it's a great city and you wont want to leave the hotel or its grounds!

Great service, stunning views, friendly, organised, chic. Enjoy.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 March 2012

A train problem in Germany caused my wife and I to miss our flight out of Munich to Barcelona.
Ten hours later, we arrived in Barcelona and pulled up to the Hotel Arts just after Midnight.
Exhausted we approached the front desk to check in and apologized for being so late and explained our ordeal. The night clerk noticed that we had stayed at the hotel before and taking heart to our train and plane issues said he would upgrade our room. Wow! What an upgrade. He gave us one of the Apartments on the top floor of the hotel. 3 bedrooms, living room, dining room, full kitchen, 3 bathrooms and an outside terrace that gave us a view of all of Barcelona and the Mediterranean. Service was impeccable, food was excellent and the staff was like family. If you are going to Barcelona, there is no better place to stay than the Hotel Arts.

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled on business
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HotelArts, Gerente at Hotel Arts Barcelona, responded to this review, 11 May 2012
Dear mike e,

I am very pleased to read that we could give you some unique and unforgettable moments with the room upgrade and I thank you for letting us know about your experience.

When you come back to Barcelona next time, I hope to welcome you to Hotel Arts again and I invite you to personally contact me in order to make your reservation. Please write to hotel.arts[at]ritzcarlton.com; it will be my pleasure to receive your e-mail.

Yours sincerely,

Brunella Zinato
Hotel Manager
Hotel Arts Barcelona
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Reviewed 2 March 2012

One of the few hotels with a pool in Barcelona, must be taken in mind by visiting the city in summer.
The arrival is a bit strange, because I had to go up an elevator to get into the lobby. I was escorted to the room by the guy who went up my luggage and - very courteous he explained about the changes that had happened in the city in recent years. This is one of the things that are unfortunately lost in the hotels in the last few years - good conversation and knowledge by the workers instead of a continuous false smile.

Location – In front of an small harbor, that’s one of the party areas in the city. It could be annoying at night.

Rooms – Not as big as I was expecting, but is modern, quite and good ocean views.

Staff – The best point of the hotel. Polite and very dynamic, very well trained to work at Ritz Carlton. Younger guys are eager to please the guest, with an international flair that is lacking in many european hotels.

Restaurant – Several good choices. 2 Michelin star Arola restaurant is amazing since the time you get there. Don't settle for good food nearby when you can have great food in Arola. The other restaurant Enoteca is quite good with a terrific wine selection.

Gym & Spa – Wonderful both. Experienced staff.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled solo
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Reviewed 29 February 2012

I stayed here on a company trip back in July 2011. It has superb views across the ocean and the rooms are fantastic. I particularly liekd the addition of a Nespresso machine in the room - a quality touch. The hotel is right on the beach in safe part of town. I was with colleagues and we had a great time visitng the beach bars which are situated almost directly underneath the hotel itself. The one aspect of the hotel which was a bit annoying (hence the 4 star review as opposed to 5) was that to get to your room from street level involved a very complicated stroll around numerous corners and it was easy to get lost. I think this was a flaw in the original design fo the hotel because I can't see why you would have things arranged this way. I never made breakfast (too many 4am finishes in the bars, I'm afraid so I can't comment on this but the service in all other dining experiences was excellent. If you are in Barca and want a hotel located near the beach but still within reach of everythign else the city has to offer, look no further

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled on business
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Reviewed 29 February 2012

We liked the hotel very much. Its beautiful, the rooms are large (although mine was a little noisy) and the staff is very will trained. The negative aspect would be the very expensive restaurants, but still, I recommend and would stay there again.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with family
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Property: Hotel Arts Barcelona
Address: Marina 19 - 21, 08005 Barcelona, Spain
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Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Ciutadella / Vila Olimpica
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Barcelona
#7 Spa Hotel in Barcelona
#11 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#17 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#25 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#25 Green Hotel in Barcelona
#44 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
Price range (per night): RM1,527 - RM8,241
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Arts Barcelona 5*
Number of rooms: 483
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The pristine Hotel Arts Barcelona guides guests through relaxation through a myriad of luxurious accommodations. Surrounded by the picturesque backdrop of Barcelona, the landscape will leave you in awe. ... more   less 
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