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“Perfect location” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Amister Apartments Barcelona
Ranked #109 of 755 Speciality Lodging in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
Denmark
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21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Perfect location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2011

Close to Plaza de Cataluyn and the Rambla. Nice Appartment with full kitchen if you want to cook for yourself. However we didn´t use it at all, but ate out at all the nice restaurants in Barcelona.

Since it is an Appartment, there is very little service, but they are very helpfull and friendly if you need any kind of helf.

The only downside, was that there sometimes was a funne smell, when we returned to the Appartment. Perhaps the restroom, but we never fund out. It didn´t bother us however, since it dissapered very quickly again.

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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  • Rooms
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San Francisco
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27 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2011

The Amister Apartments is an excellent choice for a Barcelona visit. The rooms are quite spacious, clean, include a full kitchen with refrigerator and most importantly a washer and dryer which is indispensable halfway through a Spain visit. We comfortably accommodated a family of four. The staff was friendly and helpful and pointed us to a couple of restaurants one of which might have been the best meal we had in Spain and amazingly the most reasonable. The Apartments are a block away from Las Ramblas and only a couple of blocks away from the beginning of the upscale shopping district in Madrid. They are also a block away from a major Metro station but as other writers have noted beware of pickpockets and purse snatchers in Barcelona. (As of July 2011 the economic situation in Spain makes personal security an important consideration. This is unfortunate since the vibe in Barcelona is so cool and having to be on guard almost continuously detracts somewhat from the experience. Not enough to recommend missing the visit but you do need to stay aware. Indeed in retrospect we may have used taxis more heavily. Although more expensive the Metro seemed a little too edgy for the average American to deal with. Sort of like New York back in the late 80s.) Notwithstanding, we recommend the Amister Apartments and would return to them if a future trip has Barcelona on our itinerary.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank not404
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Trondheim. Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2011

Stayed at the Amister apartments for 4 nights in august 2011. We were 2 parents and 3 big children (16, 19 and 21). For my family the apartment was perfect. It was just one big room with a wall between a double bed and 3 sofa-beds - so You of course have be friends! The apartment was clean. There was a small kitchen and a washing machine. The aircondition was necessary and worked perfect.

The best of it is the location! The street is next to the Plaza Catalunya - Just some hundred meters from the top of La Rambla with all the buses and metro very close.

If we come back to Barcelona we will surely stay in a place like this!

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank helgeandreas
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Rochester
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2011

This place is perfect for a family of four. Our children ages 10 and 13 loved it. We felt safe at all times and the location could not be better with access to multiple metro stations. The apartment manager, Ariadna, was lovely and so helpful. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank ajruby
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Huntington Woods, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2011

Our family of 4 really enjoyed this 1-bedroom apt. with extra pull- out beds in the living room. Clean, modern bathroom and the apartment has a full kitchen, including clothes washer (but we never did figure out how to work the dryer). It had everything we wanted - 32" flat screen TV with English channels, free Wi-Fi, small safe in the closet, even motorized room-darkening window shades. Fantastic location very close to the metro and only 1 block to Placa Catalunya and the top of Las Ramblas. There is no daily housekeeping service other than the trash being removed each day. Muchas gracias to Ariadna, the wonderful manager, who not only gave us great maps and tourist info, she walked us to one of her favorite cafes on our first day. She also got us reservations for a bus tour to the Dali museum in Figueres at half the price we had looked at on the Internet before we arrived in Barcelona. For our family, Amister Apartment was perfect and I would absolutely stay there again. One warning though - the office is closed for lunch and at night, so if your arrival doesn't coincide with the office hours, you will have to go to another location to check in and get your keys.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Judith049
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Additional Information about Amister Apartments Barcelona

Property: Amister Apartments Barcelona
Address: Pelai 11, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Raval
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Room Service Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #109 of 755 Speciality Lodging in Barcelona
Price range (per night): ₹ 8,738 - ₹ 14,267
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Amister Apartments Barcelona 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Design apartments superbly located in the heart of Barcelona. Only 50 meters from Catalunya square and the famous Ramblas area, all of them in the same building divided into two floors. Free wi-fi in all aour apartments and They are large apartments suitable for 2, 4 or 6 persons with all the comforts of a hotel (free wi-fi, 24 hours assistance), and very appropriate for family life. The perfect location allows easy access to the underground, train, buses, etc. All the advantages are within your reach, nearby supermarkets which will allow you to purchase and savour your own dishes. The new concept of city apartments is becoming more popular every day. Enjoy being close to our famous department store "El Corte Ingles", the "Gold Triangle", "Gaudi buildings", etc. It is a new concept of home away from home. ... more   less 
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