Barcelona low budget accommodation

Jan 15th, 2010, 04:12 PM
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Barcelona low budget accommodation

Looking for a room for 4 nights in Sept under $100 a night. Does anyone have experience with Hostal Europa or ArtHostal? They both fall in our budget.
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Jan 15th, 2010, 04:16 PM
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You may want to check out renting an apartment. We rented through habitat apartments barcelona and got a 1BR apt in Barri Gotic for €85/n back in November. Studio apts are cheaper, and even with a studio apt, it'll still be larger than a hotel room. I believe Habitat apts has a minimum of 3 nights policy.
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Jan 15th, 2010, 08:17 PM
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I love this review of the Europa on TA:

"Unless you are a movie director seeking dingy locations for a sordid crime thriller..."

It's pretty low on the list of favorites.
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Jan 17th, 2010, 09:26 AM
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Jan 17th, 2010, 09:30 AM
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I just book Hotel Cortes on Venere for 72€ (prepaid, no refunds). Haven't stayed there yet (my trip is on March) but it got good reviews on TA. I stated at Hotel Continental on my last trip to Barcelona but a double is now 97€. They do have an all day breakfast bar, free drinks all day long, fridge and microwave in the room. But though that was probably not worth the 25€ extra per night. Both are very close to Placa Catalonia which I liked.
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Jan 17th, 2010, 10:02 AM
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We stayed at Apartment Europa in June 09.
Excellent location.
Nice and clean.
Only 52 Euro per night per room for 2 people.
Equiped Kitchen.
3/4 min. walk from Barc. Sants station/tube.
Cerefour just across.
And a bonus.. View of the Montjuic Hill castle cable car, Walkable dist. to Taragona Square ( 8 min) and Catalunya Square(? I think that was the name) 12 min.
Well connected to all the locations in Barc. + closer to the stop of the sightseeing bus. You can go to other places in Spain from Sants station as well.
We had a 5h floor apts. Ask for an apartment on 6th floor with Balcony.
U can go ahead and book it. You won't regret it.
All the best.
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Jan 22nd, 2010, 12:26 PM
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Never considered an apartment. Will look into it. Thanks!
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