Alimara Barcelona Hotel
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... at a pub at 11pm). The 4 went out to dinner and Bradden and I decided to just grab some Burger King and sit in the room and get ready. Oops, it was 10.45pm and we hadn't left yet! We quickly grabbed our things and made our way out the door. We were told it "wasn't that far" but wrong. We walked for 45minutes and by the time we got to the pub, thought everyone had left! The 4 from our hostel were sitting on a table outside. Apparently the pub crawl guy hadn't shown up! ...
... gloved and none-gloved hand, we finally got our meat. We delicately grabbed our meat filled bag and double bagged it with another of our own. After dropping of the groceries in the apartment, we took the subway to the beach. Barcelonita is a series of man made sandy coves. The sand was pretty nice, but the water looked a little dirty with plastic and cigarette butts floating in the surf. We laid out and watched ...
... he unfortunately died.
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... down the side streets which are lined with all different kinds of shops. But, it seems we always ended up in a large plaza and from there could figure out which way to head. The buildings are all quaint with shutters and the French balconies.
We tried finding a place for lunch that would serve tapas, but we just could not find one with English menus. Went ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
Historical Traveler Reviews Alimara Barcelona Hotel
Nice, Comfortable Hotel (Excellent Value)
We stayed at the Alimara Hotel in May 2006 for 3 days, and can agree with most of the reviews that this is a pleasant hotel, although bit far from the city centre only 10 mins by tube to Catalunya square. Being on the green line (#3) all the most important tourist sites are on stops close to this line.
Staff speak good English and can advise on where to go for sightseeing.
Electronic safe in room is a pleasant addition
If in a room facing the busy ring road make sure the window is properly closed, its surprising how much the noise is reduced from the windows.
Its very easy to recomend this hotel and anyone should have a very pleasant stay.
We stayed at the Alimara hotel last year. I definitely recommend it. The room was very clean, new and nice; the staff, very helpful and friendly. OK, it is a bit far from the city centre, but it only takes about ten minutes to go there. Moreover, there is a metro stop just around the corner and there is a bus stop as well. The neighbourhood is safe and quiet. If I went back to Barcelona, I'd stay at the Alimara again, absolutely.
I stayed at this hotel in last Christmas with my two friend and we loved it very much.
Wonderful stay, definately recommend!!!
Wow! Really enjoyed Barcelona. Booked Alimara at ratestogo. Got it for GBP42 per night. Was a bit hesitant but decided to go ahead. I loved the place. Although on border of Barcelona too far from center to walk. But why walk take the tube, its EUR 1.15 and takes 10 minutes, yes thats 10 minutes (7 stops) to Catalunya. And the hotel definately 5 star all the way. Loved it, loved Barcelona even more. Definately recommend!!!
Three of us (2 adults, 1 baby) stayed on a room only basis for 3 nights. Breakfast was offered to us but it was expensive and the reception staff had no problem when we declined breakfast.
We booked at this hotel in part because of the positive reviews at TripAdvisor.com, but our experience differed from that of previous reviewers.
We really enjoyed our Easter stay in Barcelona and loved this classy hotel.
Great place to stay
This was a great place. relatively cheap and far enough out to escape the more touristy areas after a long day sightseeing.
There is a metro stop just around the corner and the neighbourhood seemed very safe. Metro takes about 15mins to get into the centre.
Missed the lst train one night and a taxi back to the hotel was about €15.
I would highly recommend as a good, clean safe hotel
I arrived in Barcelona by ferry from Genoa, Italy (which I also recommend). Since the ferry landed very close to the city centre, we took a cab to the Alimara hotel. The ride took about 15 mintues and only cost about 15 euros. The hotel itself was a wonderful treat and felt luxurious after staying in 2-star hotels in Italy. It had everything you would expect to find in a hotel in North America. The subway is literally around the corner - we were back in the city centre in no time at all. I would definitely stay there again.
Nice hotel - not quite 4 star
Room - not quite 4 star (needs a table and a couch) - very clean & bed was comfy. Air conditioning did not work - made the room stuffy. Open the window and you let in all the noise from the endlessly busy motorway right beside the hotel. Breakfast - excellent range of choices - 5 star. Location - Metro has been extended - get off @ Mundet and not Montbau. This is a residential district and seemed very safe at street level. Access - taxi to airport ?20, Green line metro (Lina 3) is fantastic - train every 4 mins, 12 mins to city centre and green line brings you direct to all sorts of attractions. Would I go back - to Barcelona, definitely - to the Alimara, probably.