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San Diego
Reviewed 2 November 2013

This hotel is located right in front of the Cathedral, making it a prime location. It seems like any direction we walked led us to great shopping opportunities. Our room was clean -- furnishings seemed a bit dated but we had a nice little balcony. The staff was friendly and helpful, and there's a nice little cafe right outside. I...

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ColonBCN, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Colon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are happy to learn you enjoyed your time staying with us and took advantage of our strategic location to enjoy of the several beautiful and historic touristic spots that Barcelona has to offer. We would love the opportunity to accommodate you for a second time on your next visit to our city. Please don´t hesitate in contacting...

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 28 October 2013

We just returned from 17 days in Spain and Italy with stays in 6 different hotels and the Colon Hotel stood out as my favorite. The staff was the most friendly and accomodating of all of the places we have stayed, and made us feel as if we were the only guests. Their professionalism and obvious sense of pride in...

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ColonBCN, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Colon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest: We are really happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you appreciated our facilities, as well as our team’s efficient and friendly service. At Hotel Colón we like to take care of our guests so they can get the best possible experience while visiting Barcelona. Thank you for taking the time to share...

Reviewed 27 October 2013

The Hotel Colon (Chris Columbus' real name), is a comfortable hotel in a great location - right on the central square in the Barri Gotic of Barcelona. The Barcelona Cathedral is right across the square and each night, the square is full of people, buskers and life. Despite this, the rooms are comfortable and quiet. We had a room at...

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ColonBCN, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Colon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: We are glad to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you appreciated our team’s efficient and friendly service. At Hotel Colón we are committed to deliver the best possible experience while visiting Barcelona. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with other travelers and please let us know next time you...

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Reviewed 27 October 2013

Stayed at this excellent Hotel 23rd to 25th October 2013.Arrived at Barcelona Airport and purchased a return bus ticket current price return is 10 euro 20 cents, boarded the light blue bus marked 'A2'outside the airport front door in Zone B, and with a couple of stops in between we arrived at its final stop at Placa de Cataluna outside...

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ColonBCN, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Colon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: We are glad to learn that you and your group of friends enjoyed your stay with us. We are committed to deliver an unforgettable experience while visiting Barcelona. For any leisure traveler interested in visiting Barcelona's many cultural and tourist attractions, our hotel is definitely an excellent choice. We look forward to having you, and your family, stay...

Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2013

This is a really good hotel on the edge of the Gothic area. The staff are friendly and the rooms are so well presented with daily maid care. Comfy beds and nice bathrooms with everything you could want. Pity there wasn't breakfast included in the price. The location opposite the cathedral is so convenient and its no disadvantage having a...

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ColonBCN, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Colon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you very much for your stay at the Hotel Colón and your explanatory feedback. We are glad you enjoyed our amenities and facilities. For any leisure traveler interested in visiting Barcelona's many cultural and tourist attractions, our hotel is definitely an excellent choice: Many of Barcelona's hotspots are virtually round the corner and the city's efficient and...

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 25 October 2013

We had a short stay at the hotel before going on a 9 day cruise and it was the perfect start for the vacation. The staff was extremely friendly and were helpful with getting transportation to the cruise port. We stayed in one of the suites on the 6th floor with our own private terrace with a fantastic view of...

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ColonBCN, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Colon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Glad to hear you enjoyed your time in Barcelona and especially your stay with us at Hotel Colón. We´d like to thank you for choosing us for your weekend in the city. Being so close to different venues near Plaza Catalunya, Plaza Universitat and las Ramblas allows our guests to maximize their experience while visiting us. It will...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 October 2013

We were pleasantly surprised by how pleasant our experience was at this hotel. We had a room overlooking the large plaza in front of the Cathedral. It was sunny and airy. Staff was helpful and friendly. Breakfast was not included in our rate so we didn't eat in the hotel because at 18 Euros per person it felt too expensive....

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ColonBCN, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Colon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest: From all of us here at Hotel Colón, we´d like to thank you for choosing us for your stay while in Barcelona. We are most thankful for constructive reviews for they allow us to enhance our understanding of our guests' needs and wants. This is a wonderful city with hundreds of different touristic attractions and we are located...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 24 October 2013

I booked this hotel as a treat for my mother (and myself!) for her first trip to Barcelona. I had already visited the city on 10+ occasions. This hotel is a great location for people who wish to step in and out of the hustle and bustle of Barcelona's city centre. It looks out onto a large square and the...

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ColonBCN, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Colon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Many thanks for your recent stay with us. We are glad to learn that you enjoyed our facilities and took advantage of our privileged location to discover Barcelona. We are committed to deliver the best possible experience to each of our guests while with us. It would be wonderful to welcome you back next time you are visiting...

Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Oh dear!, not 4 star more like 2 star. Over priced for what is essentially a tired former good hotel. The staff are great, the location excellent, no problem there but the room was distinctly average and the bathroom was very poor. I had booked a double room but had two singles pushed together. The bathroom shower leaked every time...

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ColonBCN, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Colon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are sorry to hear you experience with us fell short to meet your expectations. Although we work hard to create amazing experiences to each one of our guests, sometimes we fail to meet every single requirement. Regarding the inconvenient, please note that we have informed the Maintenance department and proper actions are now being taken to fix...

Sorrento, Florida, USA
Reviewed 23 October 2013

Upon the recommendation of several people, including the Cruise Critic boards and my travel agent, we booked a post cruise stay at Hotel Colon. We booked a single room for my father and a double for my wife and I. We arrived at the hotel around 9 am after disembarking, and guess what - our room was already available. We...

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Dear Guest: We are really happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you appreciated our team’s efficient and friendly service, as well as our facilities. At Hotel Colon we like to take care of our guests so they can get best possible experience while visiting Barcelona. Thank you for taking the time to share your...

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas brought to life by the many small bars and local musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Colón is a classic and traditional 4 stars hotel situated in the heart of Barcelona, right opposite the Gothic Cathedral. It was founded in 1951 and during its 90 plus years of history, it has housed big names such as Hemingway, Tennessee Williams, Jean Paul Sartre, Sofía Loren, Jane Fonda, Francis Ford Coppola, Santiago Calatrava, and Arata Isozaki. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Colon Hotel

Address: Avenida de la Catedral 7, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
Price Range: ₹ 9,770 - ₹ 19,398 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Colon Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 141
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Also Known As:
Hotel Colon Barcelona
Barcelona Colon Hotel
Hotel Style:
#8 Spa Hotel in Barcelona
#52 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#62 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#84 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#125 Business Hotel in Barcelona
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“See if you can get a room with a view of the Cathedral and the Square -- sadly we had a partial view”
 of 5 bubbles alig648, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Superior deluxe rooms...spacious and beautiful view of the Barcelona Cathedral”
 of 5 bubbles debraw524, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the Cathedral.”
 of 5 bubbles , 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Desk staff is great in assigning a room according to what you prefer, just engage with them.”
 of 5 bubbles willbrunskill, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room looking at the cathedral. Depending on the availability it might be the same price as a standard room facing the street.”
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