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Catalonia El Pilar

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Brisbane, Aust
Reviewed 16 July 2010

Very surprising all around, this was just a stop on the way to Barcelona but it was a very enjoyable stop. Had no booking but they gave us an excellent rate. Front desk staff were very helpful, spoke english and couldn't do enough for you and were very accommodating with our 2 year old. Room was large, quiet, clean and...

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South Pole
Reviewed 8 July 2010

We stayed here for only one night in late May 2010. The hotel was in a gorgeous location, only a short stroll away from the main areas of town. The area was quiet (well, it was for us anyway!) and picturesque, looking out onto a tree-filled courtyard. The room was as good as can be - very comfortable beds, clean,...

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Austin, TX
Reviewed 16 May 2010

A gem of a hotel in a turn of the century home. Modern in every way, and a location a block from the surprising plaza of St. Pilar. The rooms are very quiet and extremely well appointed. Front desk was a help with sightseeing suggestions, etc. The breakfast was offered at a discount when we checked in, and it was...

Thank JimAustin_TX
Reviewed 5 October 2009

Modern city centre hotel in a superb location within a couple of minutes walk of the main square. The hotel is very smart and the reception staff were exceptionally helpful, The room was well furnished and had everything you would expect. and the breakfast was excellent value. I do think a daily charge to use the safe was unfair and...

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Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 6 January 2009

I really struggled as I decided whether to give this hotel one star or two. I thought about giving it two, because it could have been worse. But at the same time, considering that this is supposed to be a four star hotel, and is the top-rated hotel on TripAdvisor for Zaragoza, I thought it merited no more than one...

2Thank WilMiRe
Modesto, California
Reviewed 13 December 2008

We stayed at the Catalonia Zaragoza Plaza Hotel on December 2, 2008. We paid 65 Euros for one night for a non smoking room with a king size bed. This is a fine little hotel in a great location in a charming town. The room service food was very good as well. This make a great stop over if driving...

1Thank Marie Jonathan
Reviewed 14 March 2008

I had to go to Zaragoza on a Business trip for a week and choose this hotel for convenient location in the city centre. My surprise was in addition to its good location, every other feature of the hotel was excellent: nice and well furnished rooms, very kind attitude of staff and one of the finest breakfast in my life!!...

Thank potxotxo
Reviewed 4 November 2007

The hotel is very stylish and the rooms are very comfortable and well appointed. You couldn't have a better location in Zaragoza as its less than 5 minutes walk to the Basillica, about 30 minutes to Aljaferia and 20 minutes to the main museum. Loads of great bars and restaurants pretty much on your doorstep. We found the staff to...

1Thank GlasgowCitybreaker
Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2007

A great hotel which as others have mentioned is central to the old town and near all the sights. We didn't have breakfast in our package so can't comment on that but it was fun to grab food whilst exploring. It might be worth getting to the market which is the next street along as it looked as is they...

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glasgow, scotland
Reviewed 17 June 2007

Visited Zaragosa on a visit to Spain ...basically chose it for the location between San Sebastian and Madrid.. but what a revelation. Hotel was chosen for its location and it did not disappoint, round the corner from the main atttractions, the Roman ruins,Basilica etc. Hotel was on a little square with a wee church, fountain and benches where you could...

3Thank christinehen

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This magnificent hotel is situated in the historic centre of Zaragoza, a few metres from the Basilica of El Pilar. It is situated in a modernist building from the beginning of the 20th century. Besides offering guests a very pleasant stay, the hotel is considered as a tourist attraction in the city. It has 3 facades with decorative elements in wrought iron. The walls are made of brick, except for the lower part of the building, which is made of stone. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Catalonia El Pilar

Address: Calle Manifestacion 16, 50003 Zaragoza, Spain (Formerly Catalonia Zaragoza Plaza Hotel)
Region: Spain > Aragon > Province of Zaragoza > Zaragoza
Price Range: $97 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Catalonia El Pilar 4*
Number of rooms: 66
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Also Known As:
Catalonia El Pilar Hotel Zaragoza
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Zaragoza
#1 Romantic Hotel in Zaragoza
#5 Business Hotel in Zaragoza
#6 Family Hotel in Zaragoza
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“We weren;t at the top, but I actually enjoyed the street view from the third floor.”
 of 5 bubbles E8161VZjohnf, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We had a room with a small balcony over the square with a view of the church. It was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles joannah453, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Property will provide discounted parking around the corner at city lot.”
 of 5 bubbles vicskitchn, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a fourth floor room with a view of El Pilar”
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“It was quiet on our visit as the students had gone home for the summer..”
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