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Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is a beautiful hotel in the Gothic Center of Barcelona...staff was very friendly and accomodating. Wish the air conditioning was colder....otherwise a very nice and modern place to stay. I would recommend this hotel to friends.

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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. Regarding your comment about the air, I would prefer that you have...

Anguilla, British West Indies
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We LOVED Aparthotel Arai. Our immaculate room on the requested top floor was spacious and provided anything and everything we needed including a charming balcony with a glorious tub, delightful views of the square below plus overlooks of significant, architectural delights. It was also next door to the rooftop pool The staff was absolutely over the top with smiles, information,...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for working so hard sharing such a detailed review about The Aparthotel Arai apartments. I am very happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us including the great location, all the facilities and service we offer in the hotel. We are truly lucky to be in such an ideal location in Barcelona and so...

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Wonderful hotel centrally located in Gothic neighborhood. Within walking distance of shops, restaurants and La Rambla. Each room had a unique design and included a kitchen. The staff was helpful, attentive and friendly. I highly recommend this hotel.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your comments regarding your recent stay at the Aparthotel Arai. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed the facilities, location and service in the hotel. Please do come and visit us soon. Sincerely, Vera Gluhova

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This was everything my family was looking for in our 4-night stay. Five stars all around. The location, the staff, the cleanliness, the spaciousness - the entire experience helped us have a pleasant family vacation in Barcelona. When we first entered, Conde Naste was filming a segment in the hotel lobby, and even with the chaos of this, the hotel...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for taking the time to leave your positive feedback following your recent stay with us in one of our apartments. I was really glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay as well as the fantastic facilities of our apartments and of course the great location we have in Barcelona. At Aparthotel...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

An excellent location in the Gothic Quarter, well placed for visiting all of the attractions in the area which are all walking distance. Two Metro stations are also just a short walk away. The whole hotel has been renovated to a very high standard with friendly staff who cannot do enough to support your stay. The room was spacious, stylish...

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

Dear Guest, I am thrilled to read that you had a fabulous time with us and enjoyed every minute of your time in Barcelona. I am delighted to hear that the effort applied to the design and small details participated in making your visit with us really enjoyable. It gives me great pleasure to read your kind words on our...

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Just returned from 4 night stay at the Aparthotel Arai and we all loved our stay. Coincidentally as last reviewer we also stayed in room 35 and can only echo their comments. Great customer service, spotless and well equipped room, sofa beds were indeed very comfy. The wifi worked pretty well as well. Rooftop Hotel pool was a bonus, as...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your evaluation and taking the time to share it with us. We hope that you enjoyed your stay with us and we are happy to read how convenient our location was for you. Our location, contemporary apartments and our friendly and attentive staff combine to make this one of the most unique hotel experiences in...

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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Precisely one year from our last trip to Barcelona, we returned to stay once more at the Arai in the atmospheric Gothic Quarter of the City. We were not disappointed. If anything, our love for this jewel amongst many in this wonderful city has only been enhanced by our latest three night stay. In advance of our arrival, we requested...

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Dear Guest, I am thrilled to read that you had a fabulous time with us again and enjoyed every minute of your time in Barcelona. I am delighted to hear that the effort applied to the design and small details participated in making your visit with us really enjoyable. It gives me great pleasure to read your kind words on...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Situated in the Gothic area of Barcelona with its narrow streets. The building is a converted old palace with a number of period features. Very well equipped suite with kitchenette and bathroom. Friendly and helpful staff - nothing too much trouble. Located fairly close to Las Ramblas and the port area. For four, worked out cheaper than hotels of a...

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Vera G, Director de Recepción 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...

Reviewed 25 October 2016

We spend two nights & wish it was longer at this outstanding hotel! It started with outstanding customer service - when we arrived my wife's bags (she had dropped them off a couple days earlier) were already in her room along with a package that required refrigeration - no need to ask or inquire, they'd already taken care of it....

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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 and we all...

Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our family of 4 stayed 6 nights here in a family suite. We had a great reception, was shown to our room and were even guided to the different features of the room and kitchen, great! Every employee we interacted with provided great service and were very friendly. The room was modern, had a kitchen with a fridge which also...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your evaluation and taking the time to share it with us. We hope that you enjoyed your stay with us and we are happy to read how convenient our location was for you. Our location, contemporary apartments and our friendly and attentive staff combine to make this one of the most unique hotel experiences in...

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Staying in Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)

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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 )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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: $246 - $547 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aparthotel Arai 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“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.”
  • Our Spacious Room with Balcony to the Right.
  • 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
“Room 15 faces the Plaza Veronica on the 1st floor and with the windows closed is very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles JulieK129, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
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