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Hotel Arts Barcelona

This is a 5 star hotel in Barcelona
Marina 19-21, Barcelona, Spain
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Superb service, great rooms, a few concerns with food, beverage and Wi-Fi costs
  • Numerous guests praised the hotel's professional and attentive staff
  • The hotel's rooms were described as clean, beautiful and modern
  • Several lodgers were pleased with the hotel's proximity to the beach, restaurants and the city centre
  • Some guests found the food, drink and Wi-Fi to be too expensive
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Editor's Analysis

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Updated on Aug 3, 2013
Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and about a 10-minute drive from Barcelona's city centre, the Hotel Arts Barcelona is geared towards business and vacation travellers who prefer a full-service seaside hotel with a casino, on-site dining and a spa and wellness centre.

This hotel has 483 air-conditioned guest rooms, suites and one-bedroom apartments, each offering cable TV, a CD/DVD player, a mini-bar, a desk, an in-room safe, a bidet, a hair dryer and a bathrobe and slippers for each guest. Various rooms and suites offer additional amenities such as a full kitchen, a dining area and butler service. Wi-Fi is an additional EUR 27 per day, and wheelchair-accessible rooms are available upon request.

Hotel amenities include a casino, an outdoor pool, a spa and wellness centre, a fitness centre, meeting/banquet facilities, a business centre, a beauty/barber shop, a gift shop, packed lunches and laundry services. 

On-siting dining is offered at the hotel's six restaurants. Pets are not permitted and on-site parking is an additional EUR 50 per night.

Museu Picasso can be found about a 10-minute drive westward, while Centro Comercial Marina Village offers shopping 1 minute from the hotel on foot. The Olympic Port is roughly a 9-minute walk southeastward, and Zoo de Barcelona is about 15 minutes away on foot. Hospital del Mar is a 7-minute walk away, and the beach is only 2 minutes away on foot. Barcelona Airport (BCN) is about a 30-minute drive southwest of the hotel.
The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's staff, rooms and location.

The hotel's staff were the source of numerous compliments by guests, who characterized them as attentive, helpful with recommendations and professional. One reviewer remarked, "Let me say without any hesitation that the staff at the Hotel Arts is amazing. Bright and eager to please they pamper you from the moment you arrive. Recommendations are carefully thought out and changes are made at the last minute without any fuss".

Many reviewers praised the hotel's accommodations. They described their rooms as clean, spacious, well equipped, beautifully decorated and modern, with spectacular views of the sea and city and comfortable beds.

Several lodgers enjoyed the hotel's location, finding it to be close to the city centre, Las Ramblas, the beach, restaurants and Sagrada Familia church. One guest stated, "hotel is very well placed for Barcelona attractions and the open top tour bus stop just across the road".

The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were very positive, there were a few complaints about the hotel's costs.

Some guests were disappointed with the added costs they incurred while staying at the hotel. They found the hotel's food and beverages to be expensive, excessive and overpriced, and also felt the in-room Wi-Fi and mini-bar items were very expensive. guest reviews ranked the hotel #19 of 526 Barcelona hotels with a 4.5 out of 5 average rating from 1,598 reviews. guest reviews rated the hotel 8.8 out of 10 from 224 reviews. guest reviews rated the hotel 4.7 out of 5 with a 95% recommendation rate from 125 reviews.

Please note that at the time of writing, the information regarding fees was not readily available on the hotel's website, and differed between third-party sites. Fees quoted above are from

Guest Reviews

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246.72 EUR - 0.00 EUR Hotel Arts Barcelona
Out of 705 hotels
Guest Rating Explained
Rating: 6.7 / 10

No. of guest ratings: 1
No. of guest comments: 1
Guest Recommended: Yes
Popularity Ranking Explained

Rating: #28 out of 705 hotels in Barcelona ranked by guests.
Guest Recommendations
Steven from York, GB rated Hotel Arts Barcelona 9 out of 10 on January 02, 2004


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Hotel Arts Barcelona

  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Concierge
  • Valet Parking
  • Massage / Beauty Centre
  • Elevator / Lift
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Air Conditioned
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Mini Bar
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Bath / Hot Tub
  • Wake-up Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Laundry service
  • Shops
  • Garden
  • Photocopier
  • Ticket Service
  • Salon
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Steam Bath
  • Bathrobes
  • Shower
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom
  • Private Toilet
  • Pool Outdoor
  • Coffee Shop/Cafeteria
  • Picnic Area/Tables
  • Packed Lunches
  • Luggage Storage
  • Designated Smoking Area
  • Shops in Hotel
  • Souvenirs/Gift Shop
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Shoe Shine
  • Self Laundry

User Contributed Info

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Hotel Arts Barcelona has created the ERS program to meet the demanding lifestyle of frequent business travelers and to provide an additional measure of service to their travel arrangers and create a strong relationship approach.

Category Accommodation and Food Services
General Amenities Newspaper in Lobby | Porter / Bellhop | Television in Lobby | Gift Shop / News Stand | Currency Exchange | Hair Salon | Convenience Store | Laundry Service | Dry Cleaning Service | Safe-deposit box (front desk) | Child Care Services | Wedding Services | Fitness Room | Concierge
General Property Info Elevator/Lift | Security Guard | 24 hr Service | Air Conditioned
Listing Type Place
Number of Floors 44
Number of Rooms 483
Parking Paid | Valet
Place Activities Sleeping / Lodging (hotel, chalet, B&B, cabin...)
Place Status Open at this location
Postal Code 08005
Public Access Open to the General Public
Telephone +34 93 221 1000

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