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Herndon, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is clean, comfortable, and modern. Beds were comfortable, bathroom was clean, all the appliances worked. There were plenty of outlets, and they had adapters if you needed them. The breakfast was easily the best I've had a Holiday Inn Express-they had an entire breakfast bar with a selection of sliced meats & cheeses, croissants and bread rolls, all...

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel as a family, with two young boys. The hotel was primarily used as a base whilst we explored Barcelona. The Beds as already stated were hard but they weren't too uncomfortable and we all managed good sleep. All of the staff were helpful and friendly and gave a free map. Breakfast queues were good, probably...

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Baar, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had read reviews complaining about noisy rooms and thin walls,and as it turned out those things were true. The Hotel is located in a not so great locality, though you do have bus stops and a metro stop fairly close by. They offer a fairly unremarkable breakfast buffet, and the seating area can get very crowded if you get...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel rooms are nice, modern and spacious. Booking was fine online but a bit random when asking the hotel directly for interconnecting rooms. Breakfast was a shocker, even when it is quiet there are still queues due to the layout of the food, you literally have to form a single queue and wait while people make toast, get coffee....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for two nights during xmas. Really efficient/kind staff but really worn out facilities. The worst holiday inn I've ever stayed in in terms of cleanliness due to the age of the hotel. Location feels really remote but make sure you walk 5 min. to La Ramba in poble nou so you realise it's not actually quite in the...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Dear sttaylo, I am glad to receive feedback from one of our loyal Holiday Inn guests and grateful that you chose to stay with us again. Thank you for your kind words for our cordial hotel staff members. On the other hand, it is regretful to learn that you find our hotel a bit behind the times and the cleanliness...

Central Hungary, Hungary
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was efficient, fast and polite.Fast check-in and check-out. The room was clean, but bit small. The metro station is just two blocks.The breakfast was boring and very limited. It wasn't too much choice comprare to other hotels in the same categories and even among the Holiday Inn Expresses in other cities. But it's acceptable if you want to...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Dear Gabesz435, Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at Holiday Inn Express Barcelona. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We appreciate your nice comment about the staff. However, we’re sorry we fell below your expectation regarding breakfast selection. We will address this concern. We take all reviews positive...

Eemnes, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice hotel within 20 min cycling of city center. Neat and clean rooms and friendly staff (no safes in the room). My advice is not to book breakfast at the hotel but have breakfast just outside the hotel in a nice coffee bar or just go to city center. At some times it is too busy to have breakfast....

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Hello damyrutjes, Thank you for staying at the Holiday Inn Express Barcelona - City 22@, Spain and for leaving feedback. Your remarks about our accommodating staff is much appreciated. It is our pride to provide exemplary guest experience. It's nice to know that you also found our hotel's location to be accessible and close to the city center. If you...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at holiday inn express for a couple of vacation days in Barcelona, we were surprised by how old and worn down the hotel is, even though I was expecting that after reading the reviews. It's a run down hotel, no noise isolation, woke up when each person in the neighboring rooms talked or closed/opened doors.. that sucks especially...

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Booked 2 rooms for a weekend shopping trip. Staff very helpful and located rooms adjacent to each other. Check in and out quick and easy. Beds and room clean and comfortable. Nothing fancy but not expecting this as its a HI Express. Location a little too far out of the centre to walk for some as it took us 40-45...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Dear JanAyar, Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to express your thoughts and concerns. I am pleased to know that our hotel was convenient for your needs, beds comfortable and found our staff to be very helpful. Our goal is to ensure that all our clients leave satisfied and we try our best to fulfill all...

Fulton, New York
Reviewed 11 December 2016

The hotel was clean and the people were very friendly. The included breakfast was very good. The hotel is in a nice neighborhood with some good restaurants right around the corner. The metro is also a block away to get you anywhere you want to go. You will need to use the metro to get to La Ramba and that...

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Poblenou
The futuristic Agbar Tower stands out from Barcelona's skyline in Poblenou. It is no coincidence then that this area of town is the newly crowned technological park of the city, its own mini Silicon Valley containing a tech incubator (Barcelona Activa) as well as a host of local and international high tech companies. To accommodate the onrush of new residents and workers, the area of Poblenou has seen a surge of activity in new high-rise residential buildings and two top-notch shopping centres catering to everyone's need. The ambiance of this area is calmer than the city center and the beautifully relaxing Bogatell Beach, popular with locals, is just a handful of blocks away.
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express Barcelona City 22@opened in May 2008.A privileged location within the new architectural project 'Barcelona 22@' with easy access makes the hotel an ideal choice for both business and leisure travellers.The Holiday Inn Express Barcelona City 22@ is located at few minutes away from the Barcelona International Convention Centre (CCIB), Forum Area and the beach of 'Mar Bella'. The Sagrada Familia, the Barceloneta area, Plaza Catalunya, las Ramblas and all the major modernist Gaudi's buildings such as La Pedrera & Casa Batlló are located just at few metro stops away and the Barcelona`s stadium 'Camp Nou' is located 6 km away.Our 186 bedrooms offer a refreshing modern decor, tea & coffee making facilities free of charge, internet access (WIFI in all rooms as well as public areas), flat screen TV with satellite and pay TV available. We offer a delicious complimentary continental buffet breakfast to all our guests!! We are looking forward to welcome you to the 'Hotel Holiday Inn Express Barcelona City 22@'. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express

Address: C/Pallars 203, 08005 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Poblenou
Price Range: $96 - $256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express 3*
Number of rooms: 186
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Also Known As:
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Holiday Inn Express Barcelona
Holiday Inn Barcelona
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#204 Family Hotel in Barcelona
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“Forget breakfast after 8am and turn immediate left out of hotel to find the Rambla de Poblenou for a much nicer start to your day.”
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“Top floors are best (5th/6th) for the view and the distance from the roads noise.”
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