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Tryp Barcelona Apolo Hotel
Ranked #286 of 516 Hotels in Barcelona
Reviewed 9 April 2012

The hotel has a nightclub for the locals. We stayed 3 nights
Apr 3-6th 2012. On the 1st night, we thought it was a one off and didn't complain. A continuous stream of youths shouting to each other from about 12.30 am all the way through, continuously until 6.00 am. When I looked out of the window at 5.30 am, there were approximately 100 youths standing around in groups, singing, shouting, revving scooters as well as a stream of taxis viing for their business and beeping at each other. Every time a wave of youths drifted off and it began to get quieter, a fresh batch emerged from the nightclub. When I spoke to the front desk, they just said that i should ring them if it happened again and they would call the police. The stream of sirens would suggest that every guest in the hotel had done just that. No apologies from hotel. They clearly make enough money from the nightclub to offset the aggravation from the hotel guests. We had no sleep on any night. If you're stuck here, insist on an inner facing room.

Room Tip: Get an inner room for less noise, higher floors are stuffier and hotter, we all paid the same but so...
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  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled with friends
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Guest Experienc... T, Guest Experience Manager at Tryp Barcelona Apolo Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2012

Dear Guest,

First of all thank you very much for taking the time to leave your comments about your stay because we take them all into account and that helps us improve enormously.

We are so sorry about your unfortunate experience regarding the noise and we would love to inform you that the TRYP Apolo Hotel works completely independent of the nightclub and therefore obtains no benefits from it.
Our main goal is to guarantee our Guest’s satisfaction and we take all necessary measures in order to accomplish it. If you ever have the chance to visit us in a future occasion, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will do our best to assign you a room in the area you better like. We will be pleased to welcome you back!

Warm regards,

GEX Manager

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Reviewed 6 April 2012

staff ordinary - Taxi from airport takes 20 euros so proximity to airport no advantage-rooms ordinary-service ordinary-resaturant ordinary.I do not know why one should stay here.

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled solo
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Guest Experienc... T, Guest Experience Manager at Tryp Barcelona Apolo Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2012

Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your comments after your stay. We will keep on working in order to improve our day to day service and take all your remarks into consideration. It will always be a pleasure to receive you back if you have the chance in a future occasion.

Warm regards,
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Reviewed 5 April 2012

Just returned from Barcelona where we stayed at the Tryp Apolo for 3 nights on a B&B basis. Overall the hotel was well appointed but in need of some modernisation as the reception in particular looked a bit dated. All the staff we spoke to were very helpful and the breakfast buffet was very good indeed. As previous reviews have stated the location for the main marina and Rambla area was great just a few minutes walk although we were warned not to take any shortcuts through side streets. Also only 25 mins from the Airport so no long and expensive taxi rides needed.

Our main concern was the noise from the road - we barely got a good nights sleep as the traffic and shouting from the streets and bars outside was very intrusive. Ask if you can get a room away from the main street if you want any peace and quiet....especially after Barcelano beat AC Milan!

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2  Thank Andrew C
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Guest Experienc... T, Guest Experience Manager at Tryp Barcelona Apolo Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2012

Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your comments about your stay.
We take note of each point and will work on each one of them. We are also glad you enjoyed our staff and breakfast and please, if you ever have the chance to come back and visit us please do not hesitate to contact us so we can assign you a room on the area you better like!

Warm regards,

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Reviewed 4 April 2012

The Hotel is situated within easy walking distance of Las Ramblas and 30 seconds away from the tube so easy access to everywhere

Room Tip: Ask for a quiet room not overlooking the front
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  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled with family
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Guest Experienc... T, Guest Experience Manager at Tryp Barcelona Apolo Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2012

Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for the time taken on leaving your comments alfter your stay with us.
We are so glad to know you have enjoyed a great stay at the TRYP Apolo and we hope we will have the chance to receive you back soon!

Warm regards,

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Reviewed 1 April 2012

  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Guest Experienc... T, Guest Experience Manager at Tryp Barcelona Apolo Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2012

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Additional Information about Tryp Barcelona Apolo Hotel

Address: Av. Paral.lel 57-59, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
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Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Montjuic , El Poble Sec
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#176 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#194 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#195 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
Price Range: ₹ 5,922 - ₹ 13,819 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Tryp Barcelona Apolo Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 314
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