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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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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 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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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...

Bergen, Norway
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Great location in the middle of Barrio Gotic, we walked to almost everything. The rooms are large (we stayed in a Family suite), very good double bed, and two sofa beds, a ktichenett With large fridge, coffemaker, a microwave ++. The bathroom was very nice as well, fluffy towels and all you needed, even a facial spray. It was very...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for having taken the time to write feedback on your recent visit to Aparthotel Arai. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your apartment and the location. As a matter of fact we are centrally located in Gothic Quarter which is very convenient per shopping as well per sightseeing. I very much look forward to...

Rapid City, South Dakota
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We are thoroughly amazed at the customer service the Aparthotel Aria offers its consumers and heartily recommend the establishment to anyone visiting the wonderful city of Barcelona! From the time I read the glowing reviews of the hotel on Trip Advisor until the time we checked out the service received was impeccable. We had corresponded with the Aria when first...

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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...

Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful spacious room. Friendly staff with great restaurant recommendations. Good quality soaps. Amazing shower - I usually hate hotel showers because I have a lot of hair and the pressure is usually bad; not the case here. Right in the middle of everything. You can walk to the beach (20 minute walk), to restaurants (right outside), to las ramblas (5...

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

Dear Guest, I was absolutely delighted to read your feedback following your recent stay with us. I was so pleased that you enjoyed your room and all the detail that goes in to ensuring all of our guests have a wonderful stay with us. I have already shared your kind words with the entire team and we all look forward...

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This is probably my most favorite hotel I've ever stayed at. For starters, the location is excellent, in the heart of the gothic quarter. It's very unassuming when you walk up, and then you step through the glass doors into total wonderfulness. Visually, the hotel is stunning. I absolutely love the design. Every detail is thought through for functionality and...

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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...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 19 September 2016

One of the nicer hotels I have stayed at. The staff was helpful, rooms were clean, location was perfect. The staff attended to all the needs we had (which were not a lot as they were on top of pretty much every detail). Would recommend this hotel for the anyone who wants to tour the city as it is right...

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

Dear Guest, I was so pleased to read your review of your recent stay with us at The Aparthotel Arai deluxe apartments. Many thanks for your kind feedback following your recent stay with us. I was really pleased to read that we meet your expectations in terms of our location, facilities and service. We strive to deliver the best possible...

melbourne
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is a delightful boutique stylish apartment - hotel accomodation. Great location, central to all major attractions in walking distance. The hotel itself is beautifully done. Very subtle at the front, cosy but extremely stylish interior. We had a fourth floor room apartment and it was more than expected. Fridge, induction cooking, large shower with modern fittings. Most important, this...

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Dear Guest, I was so pleased to read your review of your recent stay with us at The Aparthotel Arai deluxe apartments. Many thanks for your kind feedback following your recent stay with us. I was really pleased to read that we meet your expectations in terms of our location, facilities and service. We strive to deliver the best possible...

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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
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • 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: $182 - $557 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aparthotel Arai 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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“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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  • Our Spacious Room with Balcony to the Right.
 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
“a little noisy at night, but not bad just would recommend a room at the front of hotel”
 of 5 bubbles R5798SErobertm, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
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