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Barcelona Hotels

Montecarlo

  • La Rambla 124 Map It
  • $$$$
  • Local Flavor

Pros

  • Central location
  • Not a venue for tour groups

Cons

  • Noisy neighborhood
  • Correct but slightly impersonal service
  • No pool or spa
  • A bit pricey for what you get

Updated 03/10/2014

Fodor's Review

The Montecarlo makes a good first impression: an ornate, columned entrance takes you from La Rambla through a grand marble hall, to a sumptuous reception room with a dark-wood Art Nouveau ceiling. Guest rooms are modern and well-lit, with white walls and crisp bedding. Best accommodations are the quiet rooms in the back of the building, overlooking the intimate palm-shaded jardín romántico ("romantic garden") of the Ateneu Barcelonès, Barcelona's literary club

and library.

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Hotel Information

Address:

La Rambla 124, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08002, Spain

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Phone:

93-412–0404

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 50 rooms
  • No meals

Updated 03/10/2014

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May 4, 2002

Great Cabaret

Loved our room with little balcony overlooking the Ramblas show

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Mar 25, 2002

Mercure now the Hotel Montecarlo

Just returned from a weekend at the newly named Hotel Montecarlo and enjoyed our stay immensely. Clean, helpful staff and warm atmosphere make this hotel memorable. Rooms with jaccuzzi bath were 168 Euros (March 2002) which we felt was fair. Although rooms are not tremendous, they were very comfortable, with hospital type movable beds, and large, marble walls and floor bathroom. Our first room overlooked the Rambla, but even with double pane glass,

noise on the Ramblas (even at 4AM) penetrated our sleep. The staff moved us without any complaint and we spent the rest of our stay in a room overlooking a lovely courtyard that was extremely peaceful. Excellent breakfast buffet but we thought for 12 Euros it was expensive. Opted for breakfast in the nearby market, Boqueria, where the locals go at a fraction of the cost (highly recommended) If the pace of the Rambla gets overbearing, nearby trains and buses can whisk you away.

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