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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay didn't get off to the best start - the room key system was malfunctioning so there was a massive queue of frustrated travellers in reception - but the room was clean and functional. There are great self-catering kitchens if you want to keep the cost down during your stay. You also have access to a rooftop swimming pool,...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2016

My friend and I went to barcelona for the weekend just gone, I found melon district marina after a good old trip advisor scout, and for the price I thought it sounded pretty good. The location is great, it's not central but it's pretty accessible via tram,bus, metro or simply walking which was what we did mostly. The metro is...

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Porto, Portugal
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The residence is very well located. Close to the city center (7min by Metro) and very quiet area. The staff was great and very welcoming. One of the nights the room given to us was occupied. It was embarrassing! The staff handled the situation very well and got us a fast solution. We were offered breakfast for the trouble. The...

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

Small room but me and my partner stayed for 4 nights and found it perfectly suited to our needs, we wanted an affordable option and did not care for luxuries, the room had what you need, bathroom, double bed, tv, storage, air condition and security box with code lock. There is a roof top pool that was perfect for our...

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Irina_Costea, Guest Relations Manager at Residencia Melon District Marina, responded to this review

Dear Madelene, We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience with the TripAdvisor community. I am very glad to read that overall, your stay at our residence was pleasant, and we are happy to read you enjoyed a great holiday in Barcelona! Regards!

Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This accommodation isn't in the center but is quite good connected to the metro and tram lines. From what we experienced the rooms are spacious and clean. On the downside the air-conditioning/heating dries the air to an unbearable level. In the summer you have the possibility to use the swimming pool on the roof.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Friendly staff and good position within walking distance of a lot of the sites. Cafe provides good and simple fare at a good price. The rooms are basic student style accommodation with the added bonus of swimming pool on the roof giving fantastic views of the city day and night.

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Irina_Costea, Guest Relations Manager at Residencia Melon District Marina, responded to this review

Dear guest, We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience with the TripAdvisor community. I am very glad to read that overall, your stay at our residence was pleasant, and we are happy to read you enjoyed a great holiday in Barcelona! Regards!

Leuven, Belgium
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This is a kind of flat/residence very well organized. The apartment (double in my case) is enough for a short visit an offer nice installations. Close to the Metro (2 stations in walking distance) and also some bus options. Nice price for what it offers (room, shared kitchen, pool).

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Irina_Costea, Guest Relations Manager at Residencia Melon District Marina, responded to this review

Dear Ricardo, thank you for describing in detail our hotel. We really appreciate that you took your time to share your experience with the community. It is very important for us to take care of all the details from the very first moment at the front desk until the last day. Glad to learn when our guests have a full...

Reviewed 5 October 2016

Features of this pool are really good including the pool and some friendly staff however the rooms were really depressing and bathrooms were poorly designed. I know this is a student hotel but I stayed in a few on my trip and this one was well below standard. Staff refused us a bottle of water despite having boxes and boxes...

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Irina_Costea, Guest Relations Manager at Residencia Melon District Marina, responded to this review

Dear Jenny, We are sorry to hear that we were not able to live up to your expectations during your stay. We will investigate about the bottle of water issue. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused. We are taking your feedback very serious and we have already taken actions in order to prevent this from happening in the...

Italy
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I went in Barcelona during the summer and stayed in the Residencia District Melon is a beautiful place for enjoy and have fun all year! Is good hotel for holidays but also for study, breakfast include is good too. Finally Barcelona is a beutiful city and I love it!

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Irina_Costea, Guest Relations Manager at Residencia Melon District Marina, responded to this review

Dear Edo, We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience with the TripAdvisor community. I am very glad to read that overall, your stay at our residence was pleasant, and we are happy to read you enjoyed a great holiday in Barcelona! Regards!

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Student accomodation, small room and bathroom. Perfect for travellers visiting the city and who would not be staying in the room for long. Very close to razzmatazz and the marina and bogetel metro stations. 2km walk to barcelona centre- Plaza catalunya,Las ramblas

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Irina_Costea, Guest Relations Manager at Residencia Melon District Marina, responded to this review

Hi, we would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience with the TripAdvisor community. I am very glad to read that overall, your stay at our residence was pleasant, and we are happy to read you enjoyed a great holiday in Barcelona! Regards

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Poblenou
The futuristic Agbar Tower stands out from Barcelona's skyline in Poblenou. It is no coincidence then that this area of town is the newly crowned technological park of the city, its own mini Silicon Valley containing a tech incubator (Barcelona Activa) as well as a host of local and international high tech companies. To accommodate the onrush of new residents and workers, the area of Poblenou has seen a surge of activity in new high-rise residential buildings and two top-notch shopping centres catering to everyone's need. The ambiance of this area is calmer than the city center and the beautifully relaxing Bogatell Beach, popular with locals, is just a handful of blocks away.
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  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Melon District is the largest student residence hall in Barcelona with a new concept of accommodation for short trips to the city. MelonDistrict offers both double and twin bed rooms for daily stays, all with private bathroom, and a shared cooking lounge to cook, socialize and relax. At the rooftop you will find a pool to enjoy Barcelona's weather. Melon District also offers Free Wi-Fi internet access, parking and cafeteria. Melon District Marina is located two minutes away from subway stop L1 Marina. The residence is also very close to Sagrada Familia and Barcelona's beaches. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residencia Melon District Marina

Address: Sancho de Avila 22, 08018 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Poblenou
Price Range: ₹ 22,008 - ₹ 24,691 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Residencia Melon District Marina 1*
Number of rooms: 51
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“choose a studio, pay that little bit more for more room - it's worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles Stephsmith09, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“bring your own towels and just don't expect too much! But overall okay if you are low on budget.”
 of 5 bubbles 448hayatb, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The best roof terrace is on the top of A building but you can access it even if you've been given a room in the other building.”
 of 5 bubbles 390arturf, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
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“good location”
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