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Athens, Greece
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very warm place and friendly staff. The location is ideal especially if you have a limited time and need to make the most of it! It's located just 1 block away from Placa Catalunya and the AEROBUS stop to the airport, and also is 30m from a metro station of placa urquinaona (yellow line) The place is very clean and...

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239530, Director de Recepción at Hostal Fontanella, responded to this review

Thank you dear Dimitri for you lovely comments and evaluation!! As you mention our location is fantastic. Walking distance from the most important attractions Barcelona has to offer. Such as La Rambla, Plaza Cataluña, Arc de Trioumf, Palau de la Musica and many more. The Aerobus is three minutes away wich is always good. We do not use a/c and...

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

The hostel was above standard, great locate everything required within walking distance. Staff very friendly and clean, will definitely stay again when revisiting Spain. For easy and convenience I recommend the sighting bus, you can jump and and off at different locations you can find this around the corner near the square.

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239530, Director de Recepción at Hostal Fontanella, responded to this review

Dear Maria, Thank you very much for your comments and evaluation about our hostel and staff. We are pleased to be above standard :) As you say, we are located right in the city centre, walking distance from all the important sites Barcelona has to offer. It is a good idea to take the hop on hop off bus, as...

warrington cheshire
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Took my grand daughter for her 17th birthday . We searched for a place in the centre of Barcelona and also where we could have a three bedded room. What a find. Right in the centre close to the Metro and with plenty of small places locally to eat. The ladies on reception were very helpful and friendly. The hostal...

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239530, Director de Recepción at Hostal Fontanella, responded to this review

Dear Susie, Thank you so much for your lovely comments and great evaluation!! It makes us so happy to know that you had a lovely experience with us. As you mention our location (in the city centre) and hostel is very secure, the rooms are lovely and the general energy is very friendly and cozy. We are nearby every important...

Herndon, Virginia
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Nice place with comfy rooms. Great staff! I was a little fearful with our room being so close to reception, but slept well both nights. The bathroom was just a few steps away and very comfortable. The location near Barcelona Cathedral and the water was perfect.

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239530, Director de Recepción at Hostal Fontanella, responded to this review

Dear Ron Clark, Thank you for your comments about our hostel and staff. We care deeply for our customers and for us is very important that everyone is able to enjoy a lovely stay and comfortable rest in Hostal Fontanella. As you mention our location is fantastic. Minutes away from the most important attractions in Barcelona, restaurants, shops and the...

Kurikka, Finland
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The hostel was very cozy, clean and neat. It has an excellent location in a walking distance of La Rambla and other top attractions. We felt welcome from the very first minutes. The staff was very helpful. It was easy to catch an early flight, since the staff ordered a taxi for us. We would love to book Hostal Fontanella...

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239530, Director de Recepción at Hostal Fontanella, responded to this review

Dear Karip, Thank you very much for taking the time to evaluate Hostal Fontanella. As you say we are located in the heart of the city, right at the beggining of the Gothic neighborhood. Walking distance from Plaza Catalunya, Las Ramblas and many other places of interest. Our hostel is a family hostel. We take good care that is friendly,...

Murray, Utah
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We found Hostal Fontanella by randomly picking one of the many Hotels and Hostals in Barcelona. We picked it on price, location, and reviews. We ended our cruise,in Barcelona and wanted to see the city before flying home early the next morning. It ended up being right in the middle of everything we did that day. I totally recommend it....

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239530, Director de Recepción at Hostal Fontanella, responded to this review

Thank you dear Murray for your lovely comments about your stay at Hostal Fontanella. We are happy you had a good experience with us. As you mention we are located in a fantastic area of Barcelona, in the city center, walking distance from almost every important attraction Barcelona has to offer. Right at the beggining of the gothic quarter, minutes...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Loved this place, great price for central Barcelona. Was a little confused when booking a 'Four person room with shower' as I thought this also included a toilet. This didn't really matter however as the toilet was very close by, kept very clean and it felt like we were the only people using it anyway. Such a well kept, homely...

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239530, Director de Recepción at Hostal Fontanella, responded to this review

Thank you dear Katie for taking the evaluate and comment on Hostal Fontanella. For us it was lovely to have you and your family as our guest. We are a family hostel and we take good care that everything is clean and cosy. We want for our customers to have the best experience while staying with us. We are glad...

Wales
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Stayed for three nights, the Hostal is in a Great location and good value for money. Shared bathroom which was opposite room, our room was lovely and very clean. Small balcony overlooking main road, noisy at times but expected because of central Location. Staff friendly and helpful. Would stay here again :)

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Very close to Plaza catalunya, and to the rambla. I used a private room and the size was very nice with an acceptable bathroom. They don't have a great attention on the front desk, but we are Spanish speakers and been in Barcelona previously, so it wasn't an issue.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I booked this hostel for a night in September 2016, as I was flying into the city late in the evening, and wanted somewhere pretty central. This hotel/hostel was the cheapest I could find in the city centre, and it didn't disappoint. It is a short 3 minute walk from Placa Catalunya, where the airport bus-Aerobus drops you off, and...

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239530, Director de Recepción at Hostal Fontanella, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your evaluation. As you mention our location is fantastic! Right in the city centre, close to every attraction Barcelona has to offer, like Las Ramblas, the Gothic quarter, Paseo de Gracia with it´s beautiful stores and of course food and drinks from all over the world. We are walking distance from the Aerobus,...

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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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Warm Guest accommodation with 11 rooms in the center of Barcelona. Located next to the beautiful Urquinaona Square and 3 minutes walking from nerve center of Plaza Catalunya.Bright rooms most with balcony to Via Layetana. A few meters from the Cathedral and a short walk from the old Harbour. ... more   less 

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Address: Via Laietana 71 , 2do, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
Price Range: ₹ 5,033 - ₹ 8,693 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal Fontanella 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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“For a cup of tea or coffee before bed take a travel kettle,coffee machine in reception for 1 euro a cup is switched off at night.”
 of 5 bubbles susiem1, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The 3-person room (room #1) faced the alley instead of the busy road. Also bathroom in the room.”
 of 5 bubbles jbarrit, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“we had room 2 which was really quiet at back of Hostal...”
 of 5 bubbles lmyoung2016, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Definitely ask for a room not facing the street!”
 of 5 bubbles Selkie1920, 29 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I recommend to ask, which room will you get, becasuse there are huge differences between the rooms (nice, large room with balcony #101, #102, #104 and tiny room #103).”
 of 5 bubbles SanZolDerGast, 28 Jul 2015 | Read review
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