Hotel Montecarlo Barcelona

Address: La Rambla, 124, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08002, Spain and Canary Islands | 3 star hotel
 
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Location

This 3 star hotel, located in the El Barri Gòtic area of Barcelona, is near Arc de Triomf, Escriba, Barri de La Ribera, and Carrer Montcada.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Hotel Montecarlo Barcelona

    Nice stay at somewhat generic property, marred by rude employee

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    We had a pleasant stay at the property, and might have rated it somewhat higher except for an unfortunate incident at checkout (more on that later).

    The hotel is right on the Ramblas. We ended up spending more of our time around the Born area and Cathedral area, so will probably stay in that direction next time.

    Staying on The Ramblas is like staying at Dam Square in Amsterdam, or on Bourbon St. in New Orleans. Dead-center of the touristic area, with the accompanying positives and negatives.

    Our room was very nice, though somewhat generic, along the lines of a Hilton. The craft-matic adjustable beds were OK, though we would have prefered one bed rather than the 2 craftmatics pushed together. I'm not sure you can get a large double/Queen/King bed at the hotel.

    Unfortunately, our stay ended on a very sour note. After we had already checked out (our bill was $1,000+) and were in the lobby waiting on a taxi, late for our flight, one of the desk clerks approached and asked us for our room key. We told him it was in our room. Not believing us, he proceded to physically take my baggage from my hand, and refused to let it go until we could prove the key was still in the room.

    As we had a plane to catch, and they had my bag, my partner had no choice but to accompany him all the way back to the room to retreive the key. Only upon their return with the key were we allowed to leave the property with our bags. Before leaving, I complained to the manager who offered no apology, and acted as though he didn't understand my English.

    I've never been treated as a liar before, and never had a hotel employee forcibly remove my property from me and hold it until I proved I didn't have a room key.

    Upon my return to the States, I emailed the manager my complaint, requesting a night's refund for the treatment I received. I said I would report the results of my complaint on tripadvisor and other sites.

    His response was to call my complaint letter a "threat of blackmail." He did apologize, though.

    Due to the generic nature of the rooms in the property, and the poor treatment I received at checkout, I would recommend any readers to look for a different hotel.

    Little gem right in the centre of the city

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    This is a real find, right in the centre of all the action, but once you step into the cool hotel lobby all is calm. Great bedroom with fantastic bathrooms. Staff professional with good suggestions for places to eat and how to best get aournd.

    Wonderful stay

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    I just spent three wonderful days at this charming small luxury hotel located in the best part of Barcelona ,on Las rambla at 100 metres from Catalunya Square . The room was charming with a fusion of antique and modern furniture with a great large Jacuzzi tub , a large shower and bathroom .

    The beds were very confortable ,the room quiet and spacious at a very reasonable price . The young members of the staff were always smiling and cheering with professional attitude , they spoke excellent English as well as Italian (my language) . The ladies serving an average but with upscale quality breakfast were also very very nice with a smile on their faces showing sweetness and very good manners . Overall impression :one of the best places I 've ever stayed . The hotel has only 3 stars but in my opinion for the facilities, position, staff and elegance they deserve 4 stars and a half !!!!! We'll go back .

    Weekend in Barcelona

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    Just spent a fantastic four days in Barcelona. Stayed in the Hotel Montecarlo which is situated on the far end of La Ramblas. Brilliant location as tourist info. bus stops and good restaurants all within a stone's throw. Could not fault the hotel, staff were incredibly helpful and the rooms were clean and modern. We stayed in rooms "Sants" which include a jaccuzi bath and adjustible beds, which were the most comfortable I have slept in away from home. We would definitely return to this hotel again, good value and an excellent location in an amazing city! Use the Tourist Bus upstairs for the best views of the architecture, as there is so much at roof top level. The bus visits all the main attractions and you can hop on and off as many times as you want on your ticket.

    Excellent

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    My brother and I stayed at the Hotel Montecarlo from March 18 till March 20, 2004.

    This hotel was perfectly located right in the main shopping area on La Ramblas. The front desk staff spoke English, and were very helpful and friendly. Our twin share room had a minibar, safe, cable tv and a spacious bathroom. Overall, this was one of the best hotels we have stayed in, and we would stay there again without any hesitation.

    Superb

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    As a family we have stopped in several hotels in Barcelona, with friends and my daughter we visited the Hotel Montecarlo, what an experience. Complimantary gowns and slippers, wooded floors and up market beds that could be adjusted at the touch of a button a totally modern hotel inside but retaining its culture outside. This hotel has been given three stars, I disagree the price was reasonable and the luxury warranted at least four stars. Staff were polite, breakfast excellent. We shall be stopping there in the future

    Nice!

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    Nice location, great service.

    What a great experience!

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    We (a group of 4) recently stayed at the Montecarlo and had a wonderful experience! The staff was great from the moment we arrived. Everyone was friendly and when asked about available rooms (other than the ones we reserved), we received incredible rooms with balconies overlooking La Rambla. The rooms were immaculate and were beautifully furnished. The bathtub jacuzzi was great after walking all day. I'd recommend this hotel to anyone. A great staff, an outstanding room and the perfect location. I'd stay again in a heartbeat.

    Loved It!

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    I just love the Montecarlo!! The staff is very friendly and helpful. This hotel is beautiful, very clean, comfortable, and quiet.After a 10 hour ride on the RENFE from Leon to Barcelona I was so happy to see a bed with lots of big white, fluffy pillows and soft linens. Delicious! Stepping into the hydromassage bath sprinkled with sea salts is so soothing after a long day of sight seeing! Terry cloth bathrobes and slippers are also provided.My room had no view outside the windows, but that didn't bother me at all. I wouldn't want a room overlooking the Rambla, since it can get very noisy out there.The Montecarlo is smack in the middle of the Rambla. You can walk to the seaport where you'll find a mall and many seafood restaurants. The Cathedral, the Picasso museum, and La Pedrera are just a few other attractions within walking distance to this wonderful hotel.Check out their website ... for more info and room rates. I was able to get a better price on their website.

    Fantastic service outstanding location

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    This could not have been in a more central location right in the middle of Las Ramblas making it ideal when you want to experience a bit of life then participate in a siesta. Room was excellent with a small lounge area with television, jacussi bath and electronic bed to raise and lower your feet or head. It also has a balcony looking out on to the Ramblas which meant you could watch the world go by when raiding your mini bar but the double double glazing ensured a very silent nights sleep. Service from the staff was impeccable with every need catered to even if it was to press the lift button when you were outside the hotel. I could not give this a better review without doubt a favourite which I will return to again and again!

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Montecarlo Barcelona

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
     

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