Condado Hotel Barcelona
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Chbalibar stayed here on Aug 15, 2013 during their trip titled: *cb & db's European adventure*.
We started the day with breakfast in a local cafe, and a quick trip to the supermarket across the road from the hotel where we picked up some bread and chorizo for a simple lunch. After that we took the metro from Diagonal to Vallcarca from where it's a 15 minute walk to the back entrance to Parc Guel. Some if the roads up to the park are very …
We spent the day at the beach - we took the metro to Llacuna and walked about 10 minutes to a huge, wide & very clean beach where we stayed for most of the day. We decided to head for one of the beaches slightly further away from the city centre because the LP said the beach at Barceloneta gets very busy and, as it was a Sunday, we thought we'd …
We started with a visit to Casa Batllo on Pg de Gracia. It's an absolutely amazing interior, well deserving of its UNESCO World Heritage Site status and well worth the €18.50 entrance fee. We spent at least an hour walking around the house (an audio guide is included in the entry fee). We then hopped on the metro down to Barceloneta where we …
Hello from the Hotel Condado! Itīs approximately 10:36pm Barcelona time (that equals 1:30pm West Coast time, which equals a ridiculously tired Jennifer. Hee.) OMG, I am so tired, but I am also so excited that I canīt quite make myself sleep yet. My Aunt Merry & I were walking along the Avinguida Diagonal, checking out the stores & sites, …
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Historical Traveler Reviews Condado Hotel Barcelona
Nice place, but service is lacking!
I do not recommend this place to anyone...
With exception of a few staff members the remaining employees were inept!
Seriously, monkeys could have provided better service...
nice area, but the walk from the city centre & nearest metro stations gets old, quick...
I'd look elsewhere before booking this place...
We stayed here twice (for three weeks in total) and had a marvellous time on both occasions. This was before the renovation, so I cannot comment on this.
Me and my partner stayed at this hotel for a long weekend. We got a good deal on the internet and for the rates we got was pretty good value considering it was 15mins walk to Las Ramblas.
Very fashionable upmarket hotel - great value!
I spent five nights at the Condado Hotel, and thought it was fantastic. Very modern sophisticated decor, beautiful rooms. Dark laminate flooring, good architecture, white modern bedding, good showers, white marble sink in dark wood pannelling, Very attractive. I was facing the street but the double glazing kept out most of the noise. I had my breakfasts at the bakery down the street. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The air conditioning worked well, and there was a free internet connection in the lobby to check your mail. The decor is beautiful. I stayed in a twin room for 98 euros per night, a fantastic value for this quality.
We were worried about staying here after reading some of the reviews here but our stay was great. They just finished a major remodeling this year (2006). The hotel was very clean and new appearing. The staff was friendly and very helpful. There are two elevators that function very well. The room was of a comfortable size and clean. There is a free internet connection in the room and also a computer in the lobby that can be used free for the internet. We were in the front of the hotel on a busy street but there are double windows with rubber gaskets around their edges resulting in a very quiet room. The heating/AC worked well. The location was pretty good if you don't mind walking a few blocks to access public transportation to anywhere. There is a nice bakery/cafe within 1/2 block and many stores around. I'd go back on my next trip. (I see the other reviews were done a few years ago. The remodeling helped.)
This hotel was described as 3 star (Expedia August 2004). However, did not come up to 3 star expectations. The rooms are large and spacious, however very basic. Our room may have had a window which opened, however it looked out against a wall of a very close adjoining building. The amenities provided by the hotel are limited/nil.
Condado a nice hotel
Stayed at the Condado Hotel in June 2004. The room was spacious and we had ample closet space as well. We were within walking distance form Casa Mila and some other Architectual wonders. The hotel was not in the main hub of things but we felt extremely safe walking to and from the hotel at night. The staff were helpful and the majority could speak adequate English. On the downside, no bar in the hotel and the hotel maids would allow doors to slam when leaving the rooms, making it very difficult to sleep in past 9 a.m. Overall the hotel was clean and in a safe area, in walking distance to many points of interest, restaurants and clubs. If budget is a concern definitely a good choice, if not then probably would prefer somewhere more posh.
Less than expected
The staff at the reception desk were unfriendly and unhelpful (my husband thought they were snooty). The air conditioning in our room didn't work. The room and bathroom were spacious, and there was lots of closet space. The location is near very upscale stores, but there are hardly any restaurants nearby.