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“gothic quarter”(144 reviews)
“george orwell”(18 reviews)
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I stayed here in April 2018 and really enjoyed our stay. We had a beautiful room, very comfortable bed, and a wonderful bathroom. Exposed brick, great big windows that opens out to the neighborhood, a great roof deck (was a little too...More

Thank emhayes
Reviewed 2 days ago

You can't beat the location in the Gothic Quarter, right in the middle of the action, close to Las Rambles and easy walk to the Metro stop. STAFF was superior. Very friendly, helpful, efficient and multilingual. This is a small hotel carved from an old...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

To set the scene, the Arai carries a price tag of Euro 350 per night without breakfast so there is a reasonable expectation the hotel will deliver a level of service. On the upside, the hotel is well-located and stylish, even if does suffer somewhat...More

Thank Furfantis
Response from Hotel-cmanager, General Manager at Aparthotel AraiResponded 5 days ago

Dear Guest, I am so sorry to read that your stay at Arai Aparthotel has been disappointing. The incident you are describing in this review had happened more than 7 months ago, and I am very surprised to receive such a negative review after all...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 3 nights with my 16 year old daughter in an executive room, from check in to check out we could not fault this gorgeous hotel! The location is minutes from many beautiful places, we wandered around the gothic quarter and further afield...More

Thank Nicola B
Response from Hotel-cmanager, General Manager at Aparthotel AraiResponded 1 week ago

Dear Nicola, Thank you for such a positive rating! We are delighted to know that you and daughter had a wonderful stay at Aparthotel Arai, Luxury apartments. It is nice that you enjoyed the location, perfectly located in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona. It is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Aparthotel Arai made our stay in Barcelona so special. It is located in the very best area of town, the Gothic Quarter. We are Four Seasons/Ritz Carlton/St. Regis lovers and so we were looking for a sophisticated hotel choice that could fit our family of...More

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Response from Hotel-cmanager, General Manager at Aparthotel AraiResponded 1 week ago

Dear Marci, It was a pleasure to receive your kind appraisal of your stay with us at Aparthotel Arai, Barcelona. We are delighted that everything lived up to your expectations and that you were very happy with the size of your apartment, that easily accommodated...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Dry Cleaning
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Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
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Refrigerator in room
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Pool
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US$ 289 - US$ 496 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$ 289 - US$ 496 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
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Helen A
23 July 2017|
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Our flight arrived in Barcelona around 9:30am- I told the hotel staff we would be arriving early and asked if we could store our bags there until our room was ready. They were so accommodating and actually, our room was... More
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Eugene H
10 June 2017|
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We booked this hotel directly from the hotel website- it has the most accurate prices. I found that TripAdvisor advertises the lowest rate available- so, it's possible that they weren't incorrect but the room they were... More
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Wendy H
15 April 2017|
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Response from Chorleynoddi | Reviewed this property |
I would eat away from the usual busy tourist areas, try down all the small streets and alleyways and small restaurants that the locals use. Much better food and cheaper. To name one place would be an impossible task.
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"Ask for a room that does NOT face the George Orwell Plaza"
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"George Orwell Sq is lively and the soundproofing works well"
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"We had room 16, overlooking the street and not the square at the back and it was lovely."
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