Located about a 10-minute drive from Barcelona's city centre and a 2-minute walk from Liceu Metro Station, the Husa Oriente is geared towards travellers who require a centrally located hotel with easy access to public transit, free Wi-Fi and on-site dining.
This hotel has 147 air-conditioned guest rooms, each offering free Wi-Fi, cable TV, an in-room safe, a desk, a private bathroom and a hair dryer. Family rooms and rooms with a minibar are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms.
Hotel amenities include meeting/banquet facilities, a business centre, laundry facilities, a terrace, bicycle rental and on-site dining at Oriente Bar, which is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Public parking is available nearby and pets are not permitted.
Plaza de Catalunya is roughly a 9-minute trip via public transit, while Barcelona Cathedral is a 9-minute walk north. The Picasso Museum can be found about a 9-minute drive or 13-minute walk away and Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN) is a 15-minute drive southwest. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's location, staff and rooms.
Numerous guests praised the hotel's location, describing it as central, and close to public transit, the Picasso Museum, attractions, shopping, restaurants, the Gothic Quarter and the marina. One patron remarked, "The location of [the] hotel couldn't have been any better, a matter of minutes from a plaza full of restaurants of varying tastes. The metro was very close, making transportation easy. There were several ticket booths for excursions on La Rambla, making it easier to explore the area".
The hotel's staff were the source of many compliments by reviewers, who characterized them as efficient, informative, friendly and multilingual. One guest noted, "The service in the hotel was friendly and really helpful. They even printed our boarding passes with no quibbles".
Several lodgers were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, with good water pressure and comfortable beds. It should be noted, however, that some reviewers had complaints about their rooms (see below).
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about noise transfer and the rooms.
Several reviewers complained of noise transfer during their stay. They reported loud noise from the street into the morning, and suggested booking rooms at the back of the hotel to avoid the disturbance. Noise from loud guests in the hallways and adjacent rooms was also mentioned.
While several guests were pleased with their clean rooms, some guests had complaints. They reported small-sized rooms, dated decor, very firm beds, poor Wi-Fi connectivity and worn bathrooms.
guest reviews ranked the hotel #305 of 526 Barcelona hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 763 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.5 out of 10 from 573 reviews.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.8 out of 5 with an 86% recommendation rate from 560 reviews.