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L'Eixample District

La Exaimple -- Center City, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
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Barcelona's 19th-century historic district where visitors find works by famous architects such as Gaudí and Ildefons Cerdà.
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La Exaimple -- Center City, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago

So many beautiful buildings in this area of town, and rooftops as well. Working in Barcelona for 3 months and wandered along this area almost every day. A treat.

1  Thank 787sallyb
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is where our hotel was. Every time we were coming and going I was always looking up at the buildings and balconies. Such a lovely Neighbourhood for walking around.

1  Thank Vicky L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Close to everything. Good transport links. Friendly neighborhood. Excellent food and wine. Local shops and market.

1  Thank gastronaut_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simply strolling the streets of L’Eixample and gazing up at the buildings is a worthwhile experience. The style and details of the buildings are simply unlike any other city in Europe or the United States.

1  Thank dma1250
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Unknowingly, we chose a hotel in L'Eixample District. It is central to most of Barcelona, so we could walk to almost anything worth seeing (almost). There are also a lot of good restaurants in this area so you don't have to go far to enjoy...More

2  Thank Myrna F
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Barcelona with its wide boulevards and magnificent architecture, the chique shops and elegant restaurants.

Thank Creamy7777
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A great area for shopping. It's a bit far from the centre of things but worth a visit. You can take the hop on hop of bus to get there.

Thank Maree C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We stayed in this more modern area of Barcelona and really enjoyed it. The shopping is great and the block of discord is also great. This is a really great choice when you're picking areas to stay!

1  Thank wasntme58
Reviewed 30 September 2017

When I visited Barcelona, I was staying here and I think it was a great choice. Close to metro and lots of cafes...

Thank IcyApple
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The Eixample district was built in the 1800's as the first ring beyond the old city center. It is filled with interesting architecture, wide boulevards, great hotels, restaurants and upscale shopping.

1  Thank Arlette54
Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you
enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally
translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes
recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant
atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district,
Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end
international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the
glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best
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25 May 2017|
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Response from LydiaCarlisle | Reviewed this property |
I am afraid this district like many in Barcelona is hustle and bustle. Barcelona is a very busy city and not suitable for a beach holiday. May i suggest staying outside of Barcelona. Barcelona sits within the area of Costa... More
24 January 2016|
Response from BennyMalaga | Reviewed this property |
The area is the Eixample, a good place to stay. Everyone in the tourist business today knows how to speak English, so you will not have aany problem. The Passeig de Gracia is the most elegant avenue, with upscale stores... More
18 February 2015|
Response from Kim L | Reviewed this property |
About 20 minutes by bus. I didn't walk as it was extremely hot while I was there but I would estimate it would be about a 45 minute walk, this area is not close to the beach.