Advance hotel is located in the heart of the city, 10 minutes walk from the Fiera, 5 min walk from Plaza Catalunya, Las Ramblas and the Paseo de Gracia and within walking distance of the historic districts of Raval, Gothic and Borne.
"Great location, clean and excellent breakfast buffet"
We booked through Secret Escapes, so I wasn't sure what the place would be like and how hard it would be to find. We loved the location. We were basically able to walk to most of the museums, restaurants and shops and to many of the architectural sites. It's also just a quick walk to major subway and bus lines. We later discovered that the airport bus (inexpensive and quick way to get to all terminals) is 2 or 3 small blocks away on the same street. The hotel itself was clean. Our room had a safe, fridge, balcony and modern shower. The concierge was very helpful and the breakfast buffets were excellent. While the hotel doesn't have a pool or a gym, it had everything that we needed for our stay. The staff are great - they'll go out of their way to help you find what you want. I did notice that they didn't put tissues, etc. in the room but you can get them from the front desk.
"Its everything you want........"
This hotel really is everything you want from a small personal hotel in the centre of Barcelona. Last year we stayed at The Jazz and that was pretty good too. The Advance, decorated with beautiful Christmas lights. We arrived late our plane delayed at Bristol due to fog, we have lovely hot tea in our room. Room was perfect, room 106, little patio area all very clean, small yes, but why do you want a big room' Bathroom was very nice the shower was probably one of the best i have been in very powerful, lovely and hot. Room service first class clean everything every day. The breakfast was fab,very intimate tables for just 12 people, food continental but plenty of it and beautifully presented. The staff are delightful very helpful..... do try and speak Spanish if you can, just even a hello it makes such a difference.
"Super cute and clean hotel. Helpful staff!"
This hotel is so cute and especially a good deal for the value. It is within a ten minute walk to la rambla and the gothic quarter. The hotel staff speaks English and we had not problem communicating with them. They also helped me track down my missing cell phone (i left it in a cab) and helped me get it back in the US! Great customer service and super cute hotel.
I stayed here in April 2016 with my boyfriend for a short 3 day city break. The hotel is very close to the metro station which is great to get around the city and the staff were very friendly. We were upgraded which was a lovely surprise, but the view was not very nice and there was still tape over some of the furnishings in the bathroom where it had obviously just been refurbished. Very clean, quite small rooms. Air conned and as our room was at the back of the hotel it was pretty quiet! The hotel was close to a restaurant called Moritz and the food was delicious! There are also a few little bakeries close by. We didn't have breakfast at the hotel but glad we didn't as it's just the foyer/seating area turned into tables etc as there is no proper restaurant or bar. Overall, it's a great affordable hotel if you're going to be out most the time exploring the city!
"Perfect for exploring Barcelona"
Very friendly greeting at reception from Patricia who was most helpful during our visit with tours etc,as were all the staff.promised upgrade for my 70 birthday but hotel was full but our room was very good and clean with comfy bed great shower and good qualitiy bathroom products.good position as quiet and just 10 mins walk to the main square were we joined the tour busses.breakfast was fresh and simple with a good selection of breads cheeses else scrambled eggs and good selection of fresh fruit would definatly stay again
Credit cards accepted by the hotel: Visa - MasterCard - American Express - Diners Club
Check-in: 1:00 PM , Check-out: 12:00 PM