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Alpharetta, Georgia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is very centrally located to restaurants and sights. But, it was the unique decor and rooms that made it a fun and interesting place to stay. The bathroom was beautiful. The service was also friendly and helpful. Highly recommend!

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Vera G, Director de Recepción at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am delighted to hear that your recent stay with us was of your full satisfaction, it gives me great pleasure to read your kind words on our location, facilities and outstanding service. I'll make sure to share your kind words and comments with the entire team. We're really looking forward to welcoming you again in the near...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We very much enjoyed our stay at the Arai. We considered a five-star hotel nearby, but booked the Arai because we liked the room. Traveling with our college-age daughter, we also liked the space. We booked a family room for a three-day stay and had an excellent experience. Our room (25) was fresh and clean. Though only on the second...

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Vera G, Director de Recepción at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of your recent stay at Aparthotel Arai. It is fantastic to read that you had a wonderful stay with us and found the staff to be courteous and helpful, and that you enjoyed the facilities of your apartment and our location. I have shared your feedback with all the team, especially with Sergi...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We would describe this as the best experience at a hotel in many years of travelling. The room was spacious and extremely comfortable, beautifully decorated and kept sparkling clean every day we were there. A lovely bed, large bathroom with great shower, a kitchenette that had everything you needed, large fridge, microwave, stovetop, so you could make yourself meals if...

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Vera G, Director de Recepción at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your lovely review. I am thrilled to hear that you had a great hotel experience here at Aparthotel Arai, and I am pleased that you found all the staff helpful and efficient. Our team is determined to give only the very best, personalized service every day, so they will be delighted to hear...

San Bruno, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon arrival, the lobby was quiet, only one person seated by a desk that serves as reception. He waved us over to sit down in front of his desk and began processing our check-in. So as people who are acustom to big name big hotels this was a very usual style for hotel check-in. He was very friendly, super helpful...

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Vera G, Director de Recepción at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your excellent review of your recent stay at Aparthotel Arai Apartments, your kind feedback is well received by our staff who take pride in giving first class service. The location of course is one of our best features, and I'm glad you felt comfortable and at home so close to the best sights...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location! Hospitality is amazing at this place. Everyone we dealt with was very respectful and professional. Never felt like you were bothering them. Xavi was always willing to answer any questions or make recommendations which did not disappoint, you can definitely tell he enjoys his job. We will definitely be staying here again! Thank you everyone at the Arai...

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Vera G, Director de Recepción at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for taking the time to write your kind words following your recent stay with us. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your apartment, the personal service you received and our perfect lacation. I was especially happy to read that you enjoyed the service you received from all our staff. I have passed on your...

Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for my 50th birthday getaway. Lovely hotel, very clean and staff were very welcoming. My wife booked direct with them and got a better price than on well known holiday sites (bottle of wine thrown in too). Great location, quiet but very close to La Rambla. Rooms are a generous size, we stayed in a superior double...

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Vera G, Front Office Manager at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind words following your recent stay with us at Aparthotel Arai . I was delighted that you and your family enjoyed your stay and that we met your expectations in terms of the location, the facilities and most importantly the great service in which we take great pride in delivering to all...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Arai has a great feeling immediately as you step into the building, very nicelt restored with stone and fine plaster work. The bedroom was smaller than I had expected, but still very sexy and had everything we needed. Staff are great, always there to help. We had a great time.

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Vera G, Front Office Manager at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for taking the time to write your kind words following your recent stay with us. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your apartment, the personal service you received and our unique decoration. I was especially happy to read that you enjoyed the service you received from all our staff. I have passed on your...

Huntsville USA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This former palace is now a comfortable and modern hotel but retains many elements of its previous existence such as beams, stone walls, wood floors, and antique tiles. Located in the busy Gothic quarter, it is within walking distance of most sites (excepting the Sagrada Familia). The neighborhood has lovely shops, cafes, restaurants, bakeries, grocery stores, even the espadrille workshop...

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Vera G, Front Office Manager at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for sharing this review with us on Tripadvisor. At Aparthotel Arai, we are committed to make every guest our own and we are happy to learn that you appreciated the personalized service provided by our staff satisfying your requests. It was gratifying...

County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel, situated in the Gothic Quarter, is without doubt one of the nicest hotels I have ever stayed in!! From the moment of my arrival people could not have been more friendly and nothing was too much trouble for the staff!! The rooms were fabulous - I had a room facing the courtyard and it was a beautiful outlook!!...

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Vera G, Front Office Manager at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your excellent review of your recent stay at Aparthotel Arai Apartments, your kind feedback is well received by our staff who take pride in giving first class service. The location of course is one of our best features, and I'm glad you felt comfortable and at home so close to the best sights...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything inside is maintained beautifully. The room comfortably slept four and it had a small kitchen. They do not have a restaurant, but there was a small supermarket nearby which we used to fill up our refrigerator. The internet was free and fast and the staff was young, knowledgeable and most accommodating. The location was absolutely perfect and we were...

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Vera G, Front Office Manager at Aparthotel Arai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of your recent stay at Aparthotel Arai. It is fantastic to read that you had a wonderful stay with us and found the staff to be courteous and helpful, and that you enjoyed the facilities of your apartment and our location. I have shared your feedback with all the team and we all...

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas brought to life by the many small bars and local musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally located in the heart of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter, alongside the city’s essential sights and cultural attractions, the Hotel Arai is in an historic 18th Century building ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aparthotel Arai

Address: Avinyo, 30, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
Price Range: $364 - $726 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aparthotel Arai 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Although we were first floor facing the square, it was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles IainS10, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We preferred rooms at the front of the hotel as we preferred the view and large patio doors as it made the room bright and airy.”
 of 5 bubbles hockeymom24seven, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Family room is perfect for those with toddlers”
 of 5 bubbles rupst, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our great 5th floor executive room (504?) was next to the pool. The interior was contemporary.”
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  • Immaculate, Contemporary Bathroom.
 of 5 bubbles KarenGr, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room facing George Orwell place might have a more interesting view than ours.”
 of 5 bubbles steffent485, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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