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Twin Room

Twin Room

2 twin beds. Art Nouveau-style decor with tiled floor, floral soft and brightly colored curtains. Wooden furnishings including wardrobe, two bedside tables, desk, and chair. Furnished balcony. Private bathroom with marble floor, tiled walls, wall-mounted hairdryer, large mirror, and shower/tub combination. Fifth-floor rooms have the same amenities but are decorated in modern sand and beige tones.
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Triple Room

Triple Room

3 single beds. Art Nouveau-style decor with tiled floor, floral soft furnishings and brightly coloured curtains. Wooden furnishings including wardrobe, three bedside tables, desk, and chair. Private bathroom with marble floor, tiled walls, bidet, wall-mounted hairdryer, large mirror, and shower/tub combination.
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Junior Suite

Junior Suite

Art Nouveau-style decor with tiled floor, floral soft furnishings and brightly coloured curtains. Wooden furnishings including wardrobe, desk, and chair, plus a separate living area. Private bathroom with marble floor, tiled walls, wall-mounted hairdryer, large mirror, and shower/tub combination.
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Double Room Single Use

Double Room Single Use

1 bed. Art Nouveau-style decor with tiled floor, floral soft furnishings and brightly coloured curtains. Wooden furnishings including wardrobe, two bedside tables, desk, and chair. Private bathroom with marble floor, tiled walls, wall-mounted hairdryer, large mirror and shower/tub combination.
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Single Room

Single Room

1 single bed. Art Nouveau-style decor with tiled floor, floral soft furnishings and brightly coloured curtains. Wooden furnishings including wardrobe, two bedside tables, desk, and chair. Private bathroom with marble floor, tiled walls, wall-mounted hairdryer, large mirror, and shower/tub combination.
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Santa Anna 18-20, Barcelona, Spain 08002

Make yourself at home in one of the 78 air-conditioned rooms featuring LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and in-room child care (surcharge), and housekeeping is provided daily.

Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Enjoy a satisfying meal at a restaurant serving guests of Nouvel. Breakfast is available for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff.


Know Before You Go

  • Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: EUR 15,4 per person (approximately)
  • In-room safe fee: EUR 1.50 per day
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 11 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 0.72 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 17 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Babysitting
  • Concierge Desk
  • Dry Cleaning Service
  • Elevator / Lift
  • Laundry Services/Laundry Facility
  • Multilingual Staff
(+) = Additional fees may apply for the use of these amenities.
(*) = Free, some restrictions may apply

Based on 882 reviews
from Slane, Ireland
Submitted on 20-05-2016
Lovely old style hotel, charming and comfortable and relaxing. Central location. Food was good and room perfect. Service was very good. Near public transport and bus tours and sightseeing. We travelled by train to get there as it is down a narrow street . Ideal for city break. Parking non existent. We got to see what we wanted to see eg. Sagrada Familia and the cathedral and we also went on the cable care to Mont Juic and saw a very good view of the city.
from Maidstone, United Kingdom
Submitted on 20-05-2016
This hotel is in a little side street just off la Rambles. I thought initially it would be noisy being in such a central area, but the only noise was from selfish guests coming in late at night, and once they had settled, it was fine. Lovely entrance to the hotel, quaint, charming. Great staff. We were only here on room only basis, but we could have had breakfast, but chose not to, preferring to go out and sample the various nearby cafes etc. We had two single rooms on separate floors, my room 2... Read more
from West Palm Beach, Florida
Submitted on 21-05-2016
This hotel has a lot of pros and cons though overall I would stay here again. It has been newly remodeled and it is charming. The location is excellent. Most of the rooms are VERY small so ask for a bigger room! After we changed the day after we arrived we were much more satisfied and it was the same price for a much bigger room. I believe it was room 375. The staff is very nice. However, the rooms are stuffy, the AC is sluggish and the windows open into a shaft which was very noisy and the beds... Read more
from Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Submitted on 25-05-2016
Stayed for six nights, but only slept for three due to night noise of bin collection. Room overlooked a side alley which the bins were trundled down - very noisy. On the plus side the small room was exceptionally clean, the shower good, water hot and reception area quite beautiful. On the down side the bathroom was accessed by squeaky sliding glass doors, making using the bathroom at night a problem as the bathroom light illuminated the whole bedroom. Overall the hotel is in a great location... Read more
from Dagenham
Submitted on 25-05-2016
Great hotel, perfectly situated off of Las Ramblas. Clean, love the decor. In the centre of everything you could possible need. Staff are so nice and helpful I could not fault it. Would absolutely come back here when I return.
from Singapore, Singapore
Submitted on 29-05-2016
The hotel does not look anything like it does in the pictures. Its lobby is crammed and the grandeur soon disappears as you leave the lobby and head to the rooms and corridors. The service was terrible, and I hesitate to say this but I believe I was a victim of racism right at the front desk. As I arrived, I witnessed a Caucasian (American) couple being served, and naturally I waited for them to finish. However, the difference in the attitude of the receptionist was starkly different in both sce... Read more
Submitted on 01-06-2016
I had booked this hotel blind by looking at various sites. Great choice. Central and with in easy access to all the main locations. Well presented rooms. Very clean and spacious room. Not a model n hotel but has everything you would need for a city break. I will be back.
from Arlington, Mass
Submitted on 05-06-2016
When I booked this hotel , per multi reviews and research done . I requested a double room in the back because of noise issues with a balcony . I was told that , they had a room available for us for the five nights . Well , we travel every summer overseas and I have always been pleased with hotels & B&B 's I do my homework. I was fooled with this hotel and now feel like a fool. The room we got was in the front with no balcony and beds that were smaller then twins. The room smelled like ci... Read more
from Hertfordshire
Submitted on 07-06-2016
This hotel is just off La Rambla and a stones throw from Placa Catalunya where the bus arrives from the airport. We went with friends and ended up with identical rooms. It was small, but adequate. The only negative was we looked out into the internal wall of the hotel and the window was opaque so there was very little light in the room. The bathroom was fine and overall we were very happy. The staff were helpful and friendly. The room was cleaned every day but the décor is dated and the bedspr... Read more
from Ottawa, Canada
Submitted on 07-06-2016
We had heard Barcelona would be full of pickpockets near La Rambla and wondered if we should take a chance staying near this lovely avenue, coming home in the dark, people brushing up close. Nothing to worry about on Calle Santa Ana where this hotel is located. Actually we never experienced any trouble with theft here. The hotel is art nouveau style, a nice entrance and staircase if ambience matters. The room was plain but we didn't care. It was immaculately clean and the bathroom was big en... Read more
from Helsinki, Finland
Submitted on 18-06-2016
We went to Barcelona with my friend and reserved a hotel that seemed good. When we first arrived to hotel we were positively suprised by it's location - it was near everything. The main street La Rambla is like 2minutes away and everything else is also very near. We were exited. Then we got our room. The room was on first floor (reception is on 0 floor) which was fine, but then we found out that to get to our room we need to walk another pair of steps (and we are not talking about 2 or 4 steps, ... Read more
Submitted on 19-06-2016
The hotel is in a fabulous location with La Rambla street right out the front with fantastic places to eat and shop. Front desk staff are helpful. Unfortunately we were in room 250 and throughout our 4 night stay every morning around 7:30-8:00 there would be stomping and scrapping chairs in the level above us that woke us up. The walls and roof must be made of paper as we could hear when the room next to us phone rang and when they played music. Than on the final morning because our room is rig... Read more
from Atlanta, Ga
Submitted on 19-06-2016
This hotel is well-placed. We were able to walk from here to almost everywhere - even to the Sagrada Familia and Barsaloneta. That said, its not a great hotel. The rooms are just okay. They have been updated lately but in an uneven way. The saving grace of our room was our large balcony, which overlooked the balconies of the apartments inhabited by local residents. We didn't buy the breakfast- there is a patisserie just across the street that we used instead. It is a drag not to be able to have ... Read more
Submitted on 19-06-2016
My partner and I have just returned from a week in Barcelona, we had a lovely stay at this hotel; clean, friendly staff and located just off the Main Street La Rambla. Easy to get to with the Aerobus straight from the hotel too. Breakfast is a little pricey at ?15pp each day considering you can pick up similar breakfasts for half that price at neighbouring restaurants however this was the only negative. Location was great, about a 30min walk to the beach and similar distance to la sagrada f... Read more
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 22-06-2016
We walked out and found another hotell after viewing the second room. The guy on the desk was rude and shrugged when I told him this was not what we booked. I would avoid this place there are much better hotels in Barcelona in this price range. It looks good in the photographs but the rooms are tiny and the first one we were alocted had frosted glass in the window (that one wasn't in the photographs). I booked a room with twin beds but both rooms had small double beds with little room around th... Read more
from County Cork, Ireland
Submitted on 24-06-2016
Booked to stay here for two nights because of proximity to the city centre. The location is great but our room was not good. The curtains covered up windows which were actually boarded up shutters. There was no access to fresh air or natural light in the room. It was ?120 per night without breakfast booked in early February 2016 which was more expensive than other hotels. Friends who also were staying in the same hotel got better rooms. It was a dreadful room, impossible to be in the room apar... Read more
from Crofton, Maryland
Submitted on 25-06-2016
This "Victorianesque"style hotel is in a good location on the small street of Santa Anna, midway between the main street of La Rambla and the broad pedestrian avenue of Del Portal de 'Angel. From Hotel Nouvel it is an easy walk (or metro ride) to the top tourist locations, excellent restaurants and, shops of Barcelona. The hotel is clean. The staff is courteous, helpful, and conversant in English. When my wife's cell phone was accidentally lost in a taxi the staff immediately (and at no request ... Read more
from Caleta de Fuste, Spain
Submitted on 27-06-2016
Close to La Rambla. Quiet hotel, clean rooms and helpful staff. Did not bother with the breakfast as thought 16 euro rather pricy but plenty of bakeries close by. Handy to have the coffee and water machine by the reception which we made good use of. Would stay there again.
from Malaga, Spain
Submitted on 27-06-2016
The Hotel was in a side street off the main street to the port. A lovely old style Hotel with very helpful staff, good food and comfortable rooms. Architecture of Barcelona is extremely Gothic and very attractive. The Cathedral was started in the 19th Century and is still not finished and the intricacies of stonework is breath taking. Hop on Hop off buses are available and you really see the City in all its glory. Great time and will definitely go back.
from Santa Clarita, California
Submitted on 27-06-2016
Its on a pedestrian only street, about 80M from the Ramblas. Your taxi driver should be able to drop you at the end of the street and its a short walk. When you leave, there is a taxi rank on the Ramblas at the same end of the street. Rooms are nice, but they are not well lit as others have noted. The lift is very small, and sometimes there is actually a bit of a queue. Staff is very helpful and can help with things like reservations for attractions and dinner. We were there for Sant Jordi day a... Read more
from Mold, United Kingdom
Submitted on 03-07-2016
LOCATION: At one end of the street is La Rambles and at the other is a road to a square (few minutes walk) with tour buses operating every 10 minutes. Great location! ARRIVAL: Check in opened at 2pm so we had about a half an hour wait for our room. We were offered somewhere to put our bags while we waited but we kept them with us in the lounge area. The safe we had to pay for; ?1.50 for the one night we were staying.  Our room was on the 1st floor. Took the lift to our floor and then battle... Read more
from Calgary, Canada
Submitted on 06-07-2016
The hotel is a terrific location. Cecilia was just lovely at the front desk. Helpful and patient with our many questions and always ready to assist. Beautiful older building. It was a bit noisy at times as you might expect with an older building near the action, but that was part of the charm. We just kept the bathroom fan and light on all night and it was just the right amount of "white noise". Didn't bother with breakfast which is extra because little patisseries so near.
from Chester, United Kingdom
Submitted on 08-07-2016
We stayed in two triple rooms 491 and 492 and the only noise we heard all week were the birds singing and giving a fantastic aerial display from the balcony. The rooms were clean and functional, staff were helpful, breakfast was ok and the lift worked. The location was perfect, close to everything you could need. We would stay again. Beware young thieves on the metro, almost got caught out, best to sit down and be on your guard
from Aarhus, Denmark
Submitted on 12-07-2016
Stayed here a few times, an it is always my first choice when I go to central Barcelona. Located right off the Rambla, this hotel is situated perfectly. Breakfast is a bit dull, so go to one of the 4-5 choices in the street. Rooms very nice and clean. Highly recomended.
from Chichester, United Kingdom
Submitted on 16-07-2016
We stayed at the Hotel Nouvel on a short midweek break and we were very pleased with our choice. The location was perfect, literally just off La Ramblers and very close to the airport bus drop off stop. The staff were very friendly and helpful even letting us put our cases back in the luggage room when an hour after leaving the hotel we found out our flight had been delayed a few hours. Our room was clean and comfortably and the bathroom looked pretty new with a very powerful shower and for o... Read more
from Copenhagen
Submitted on 20-07-2016
We stayed here for one week and were very pleased. The hotel is 2 minutes away from the central Plaza Catalunya where the airport bus stops. Also two different metro lines is within 5 min. walk. Our room was beatifull and clean - no noise. The breakfast buffet offered lots of different choises and the staff in the reception were very helpfull and spoke english well.
from Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Submitted on 21-07-2016
Stayed for 4 nights in July 2016 . The rooms were very small. and the beds were the most uncomfortable I've ever tried to sleep on, Stayed in rooms 247 and 243. moved from the first after water leaking from bathroom ceiling. Both rooms were noisy, Air conditioning was good and quiet. Both rooms were very clean. No tea and coffee making facilities, no fridge. Room safe charge of 1.50 euro per day. No waste bins in rooms. Breakfast Buffet was average at best. On checking out was charged for telep... Read more
Submitted on 25-07-2016
Price was right and location was good. Helpful staff. NO FRILLS. Tired old bathrooms. Go to open market for breakfast Would not stay here again, but also have seen enough of Barcelona anyway. Avoid La Rambla Eat at Viana or Cercle Circle See all things Gaudi
from Sachse, Texas
Submitted on 25-07-2016
Great location, just off Las Ramblas. Reasonable price and helpful, cheerful staff. Rooms are clean and neat with reasonable amenities. Have stayed there on numerous occasions and will stay there again on my next trip.
Submitted on 26-07-2016
Stayed in July 2016 for 3 nights. The hotel is in a great location, on a quiet road that is easy to get to off La Rambla. The staff are friendly and welcoming and speak good English. We arrived on an early flight and they let us store our luggage and prioritised our room so we could check in early. The hotel is clean and very quiet as was our room (but it was a tad on the small side and the view from our window wasn't nice!). There's free WiFi and we went for breakfast included which offers a go... Read more
Submitted on 28-07-2016
We spent a week in this hotel and it was a great experience! The hotel is perfectly located 2 mins away from plaça catalunya which made it very easy to move around barcelona! The hotel was clean and the staff was very helfpul! The breakfast was great with a wide variety that suits all tastes! I would highly recommend Nouvel hotel since you get more than what u pay for..
Submitted on 03-08-2016
My family stayed here for 5 nights and the location is perfect , it's 5 minutes walk from main station Placa Catalunya and off the Main Street La Rambla. It's not noisy and I m so glad that there is a Carrefour supermarket close by . The stay was pleasant however the shower head was a bit broken with water coming out from the hose and the door makes rough noises .
from Prince Edward Island, Canada
Submitted on 06-08-2016
Very clean, and staff is extremely helpful. Location is perfectly located. So much character, 2 minutes from Placa Catalunya and La Rambla. the Gothic Cathedral is just minutes away. The bus from the airport drops you off 2 minutes away on foot, bakeries and restaurants, shops and a pharmacy all within a stones throw. Several travel agencies that do tours of all sorts are just 5-10 minutes away on foot. I will be booking Novel Hotel for my next Barcelona stay!
from Perth, Australia
Submitted on 07-08-2016
This was a fantastic little hotel with a great location just of Las Ramblas. Within easy walking distance of everythigny uo could need. The rooms were fantastic, the staff friendly and probably the most helpful we had anywhere in Spain! And the breakfast was great. All for a very affordable price. I was blown away with the value for money for this place. I would recommend it to anyone
Submitted on 09-08-2016
I stayed for a week at the Nouvel in a twin room on the first floor. The room itself was clean with a great en suite bathroom. The location is excellent. We had room only, so can't comment on the breakfast. The issue for me was the dark room. If I was staying for a short time and just wanted a place to sleep... Then fine. Personally I prefer to at least be able to see the sky and not have to go into the bathroom to read my texts! My sister however didn't find it an issue... so it depends ho... Read more
Submitted on 12-08-2016
I stayed in Nouvel Hotel for 5 nights in August and was very pleased with every aspect! The room we stayed in was a twin, it was spacious and cleaned daily, the beds are very comfy and bathrooms very clean. All the cleaning and reception staff are extremely friendly and on many occasions very helpful with directions and recommendations. The hotel is located very central to La Rambla which is full of shops, restaurants and bars, along with great access to the metro and bus system to get around... Read more
from Scarborough, United Kingdom
Submitted on 12-08-2016
This is a great place, right in the heart of the city, excellent location, clean, comfortable and convenient. I spent three nights in July visiting family and it was the ideal base to come back to, with friendly, helpful staff and a pleasant, quiet room --- you would never know that the Rambla was just a hundred yards away. The breakfast is plentiful and good quality: my only niggle here is that there is a very limited choice of cereals (no muesli, for example). The style is somewhat old-fash... Read more
from Gateshead, England, United Kingdom
Submitted on 23-08-2016
This hotel was ideally located for the Ramblas and the Gothic quarter The room was small, but as we weren't in it for long, it was adequate I had asked for a quiet room and there wasn't much noise from outside, however there was a lot of doors banging internally The air conditioning was very noisy but necessary for the heat We didn't eat in the hotel as there are so many places nearby however most hotels have a bar to sit in and, although there are a lot of bars outside, a quiet night cap wou... Read more
from USA
Submitted on 29-08-2016
The location is fantastic! It's in a pedestrian only street, but just steps away from a taxi stand on the Ramblas. You can stumble out the door for an espresso in the morning at the bakery right across the street. The rooms were beautiful and the foyer was stunning. It was the height of summer so the staff was very busy - interactions were brief and courteous.
from Sheffield, United Kingdom
Submitted on 02-09-2016
I picked this Hotel as it looked to be in a good, central location, and it was. Feels atmospheric and authentically Spanish. I am not a fan of characterless hotels. It is 2 minutes away from Los Ramblas ,and 2 minutes away from a main transport hub where the airport bus stops, hop on hop off bus starting point, and pick up point for coach trips, as well as good public transport links. You can get around very easily from this location. All of the main sights are within walking distance. There ar... Read more
from Holyoke, Massachusetts
Submitted on 08-09-2016
This hotel is in a great location, close to Las Ramblas and within easy walking distance to multiple places. It was quiet and full of charm. Room was good size and clean, the bathroom was huge. Air conditioning was poor and I thought the beds were hard, but that's a personal preference. Not much interaction with staff and we didn't eat there but there are plenty of places close by to eat.
from Los Angeles, California
Submitted on 08-09-2016
As many have already mentioned this hotel is centrally located. The room is basic with its best feature is the shower. We found the room to be extremely small for a double room. The wall is thin and we experienced people yelling in the hallway at midnight. It woke us up. The hotel has a very characteristic style, which is charming but this is lost in the lack of hospitality offered at the front desk. Of the three days we were at the hotel, only one-night helper at the desk was hospitably. ... Read more
from Delray Beach, Florida
Submitted on 15-09-2016
Hotel Nouvel is ideally located to visit Barcelona, right off of the major thoroughfare of Las Ramblas. Lobby and halls are beautiful. The room had a/c problems but we asked for and received a fan. Service was excellent.
from Severna Park, Maryland
Submitted on 18-09-2016
We arrived early the day of our reservation after a red-eye from the States and the desk clerk graciously gave us a room as soon as one was available. The ability to nap was appreciated! The hotel's location on a small street/alley off or Las Ramblas was perfect. Very quiet but with two lovely breakfast options a few doors down-- I wouldn't recommend buying the hotel's expensive breakfast. Rooms are fine, safe rental is an inexpensive extra. The hotel is very close to a taxi stand and the cent... Read more
from Cambridge, Massachusetts
Submitted on 19-09-2016
The hotel was centrally located. It was right off of Las Ramblas. Close to taxi stands in the center of Placa DE Catalunya. The rooms were very small. The next day after coming back from an exhausting day, we were rudely accused of making noise, when we were actually asleep. The air conditioning was not working properly. We called the for maintenance. Maintenance came and hit the thermostat a few times and left, we never heard a word again.
from South Florida, Florida
Submitted on 22-09-2016
We arrived 2 hours before check-in time but the hotel could not honor our early check-in request . They more than made up for that by upgrading us to a corner room suite with 3 balconies. The place certainly has old world charm , newer bathrooms and is extremely well located for an exploration of all the major tourist sites. It is just one block south of Plaza Catalunya where you can get the metro and tourist buses and the 6 euro bus to the airport. Taxi's to the airport cost 30 euros so this is... Read more
from North Carolina
Submitted on 22-09-2016
As many have said before, this hotel is in a really good location. Las Ramblas on one end of the street Gothic Quarter basically on the other end. 15 mins +/- walk to La Sagrada. And yes, I agree there are many convenient breakfast/tapas options right outside the door. The hotel is in a historic building from 1917 and retains many of the upscale features of its time. Beautiful woodwork in the lobby, unique elevator, marble staircase & curved brass railing. All very nice. The one drawback we foun... Read more
Submitted on 24-09-2016
This hotel has a good location just off Las Ramblas and is grand for a short stay - is clean, central and comfortable. The staff woke us up with a phone call to the room at about 8.30am one morning which we were not impressed about - on holidays so therefore planning on sleeping in a bit!! Overall would probably recommend for a stay in Barcelona.
from Wake Forest, North Carolina
Submitted on 25-09-2016
We stayed here twice in the same trip, for two nights before and one night after our cruise. We had a triple room. The hotel was clean and comfortable; the staff was friendly and accommodating. I can't compare it to other hotels in Barcelona or the Gothic Quarter as this was our first time in Barcelona. We especially loved the location! I would recommend this hotel and would stay here again.
from Calgary, Canada
Submitted on 25-09-2016
I stayed in this little gem of a hotel after a TransAtlantic cruise on the Celebrity Equinox- I spent a few days in what turned out to be a hilight of the trip this past April. I arrived at the hotel around 10 am where I was welcomed and my luggage tagged and stored for a 2 pm room availability. The hotel itself is situated right in the center of the action in Las Ramblas and close to everything I wanted to visit. There are literally dozens of delightful hole in the wall wine bars, bistros, tapa... Read more
from Norwich, United Kingdom
Submitted on 25-09-2016
My sister (18) & I (24) have enjoyed a busy but wonderful 5 day trip to Barcelona. The hotel was in a PERFECT location. It really is just literally off La Ramblas & approximately 3 minute walk to catalunya metro. We brought a 10 pass ticket for ?9.99 which was perfect as we spent most of the trip walking everywhere. As mentioned the location of the hotel was fantastic & also the breakfast was a yummy range of different food including hot food (limited), fruit, yoghurt, cereal, breads, meat, c... Read more
from Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Submitted on 26-09-2016
I had no idea that "Boutique" was synonymous with "dump". There is no furniture in the room other than the two beds and a desk. There is nowhere to put your clothes, but if you brought homework with you to Spain you have a desk. We lived out of our suitcases for the five days we stayed here. Luckily, we were able to put our suitcases on the desk. Taking a shower was a challenge and resulted in an inch of water all over the room. I followed the suggestion to ask for a room away from the str... Read more
from Glasgow, United Kingdom
Submitted on 27-09-2016
Good: Amazing location just off las ramblas Very polite and helpful staff, particularly the dark haired gentleman who checked us in - sorry didn't get his name! Great maid service with fresh towels daily Gorgeous little balcony We had a problem with the air con unit leaking and this was seen to immediately Bakeries/ pharmacy/ cafe/ bars literally on your doorstep Not so good: The room we were in was very dark, even during the day. Some brighter lights would be helpful for applying makeup etc ... Read more
Submitted on 29-09-2016
Just home from our stay in Nouvel Hotel Barcelona. The only good thing about this hotel is the location. The reception staff were so rude. Bathroom door handle was broke and after ringing reception it took over half an hour for someone to come to fix it after having to ring reception again. The view from our room was a wall and drain pipes even though we booked a room with balcony view and the rooms were very basic not at all like the pictures. The walls in the rooms were paper thin and could he... Read more
from Abbots Langley, United Kingdom
Submitted on 30-09-2016
The hotel is so convenient to transport links . We caught the bus from the airport into the centre of Barcelona. The hotel is a five minute walk, from the Placa de Catalunya where the airport bus drops you off . Hotel Nouvel is very close to La Rambla based just off this vibrant Main Street . It was very quiet considering where we where in relation to the main part of Barcelona . The rooms are clean and serviced every day . Hotel staff were polite and helpful . We didn't have breakfast includ... Read more
from Westport, Ireland
Submitted on 04-10-2016
The hotel is located off a side street in a very central area in Barcelona. It was a 5 minute walk to the airport shuttle and other public transportation. The area itself was quiet and safe. The room was perfect for our needs. The bathroom was a good size and had a large sauna type tub/shower with excellent water pressure! We had a small balcony which overlooked the street. The air con worked great. The bed was a bit on the hard side. We forgot to bring an adapter for our mobiles and the front d... Read more
from New York Area
Submitted on 05-10-2016
Location location that is what is great about Nouvel. It is also a very classic hotel which you will want when you go to Barcelona. Near many restaurants to include El Mos and Santa Anna for great paella. Highly recommend this hotel
from Bollwiller, France
Submitted on 06-10-2016
If staying for business ( e.g. Because there is an exhibition ) find something else. No breakfast before 8 ( so difficult to get to a early business meeting before 9). and if it is a busy exhibition then will be a horrible 30 minutes with one change on the metro. Noisy and questionable plumbing system. Convenient to gothic area and pl. Catalonia Some helpful staff, but most not so helpful and unfriendly.
Submitted on 10-10-2016
Very nice hotel at a perfect location. the room was pretty basic as well as the toilet and shower, but everything is nice and clean. the location is the real perk of this hotel, right next to the main streets.
from Sebastopol, California
Submitted on 16-10-2016
Just spent 4 nights here as I started my Rick Steves tour. Listen up, this location is stellar. It is between two main pedestrian streets with access to major retailers, small shops, cafes and restaurants. La Boqueria and Carrefour are steps away - we ate breakfast at La Boqueria and bought our water and great take-out food including sangria to go at Carrefour - pretty decent I might say! Our room 496 was interior, very quiet, pristine clean and spacious by European standards. The bathroom was... Read more
from Stockport, United Kingdom
Submitted on 18-10-2016
I spent 3 nights in this hotel in early Oct and I have to say, like others have, it has a god location. Close to everything I needed during my stay. My room was on the top floor and very quiet so no trouble there.
from Omaha
Submitted on 19-10-2016
Clean rooms, great location. A little noisy at night on the weekends outside the hotel, but overall a great experience. The staff was very helpful and friendly. We absolutely loved our experience in Barcelona.
Submitted on 30-10-2016
This hotel's main selling point is the central location. It's so easy to get around on foot or by metro from here. We were on the first floor just off the stairwell and we could hear every little noise loud and clear. We could hear noise at all hours, people talking, going up and down the stairs, moving furniture around...This is probably due to the age and style of the building but bear it in mind if you're a light sleeper. The room was quite dark. Our window faced into a narrow street so natur... Read more
from Merion Station, PA
Submitted on 31-10-2016
Great location for independent travelers --- allowing us to explore the city (Gothic Quarter and The Eixample) and experience the local atmosphere. A very nice and quite boutique hotel in a very lively district.
from Birmingham, United Kingdom
Submitted on 01-11-2016
We stayed at this hotel for 4 nights at the end of October 16. Room was comfortable, on the 3rd floor overlooking Santa Ana, we had 2 balconies. There was air conditioning which cooled as well as heated and a very efficient radiator. The location is just off Las Ramblas in the Gothic quarter. Little cafes and bars close by. Walking to a lot of the attractions was possible, but also access to the metro and buses a short walk away.
from Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Submitted on 02-11-2016
Hotel Nouvel is very well located for visiting Barcelona. Close to Plaza Cataluña and within easy walking distance of the Palau de Música which is an essential visit. The hotel is traditional - comfortable - and with a adequate breakfast buffet. In a quiet street with plenty of snacky restaurants within metres of the hotel. Good staff - our room was Number 481 and excellent.
from Manchester, United Kingdom
Submitted on 04-11-2016
The Hotel Nouvel is conveniently situated just off the Plaza de Catalunya at the top of the Ramblas. The staff are friendly and speak English. We did not have breakfast in the hotel as there are plenty of cafes nearby. The rooms are fine and the best ones overlook the street to the front. Everything is within easy walking distance.
from Wellington, New Zealand
Submitted on 04-11-2016
This hotel ticks the three boxes for a city break hotel: great location; comfortable beds; good shower. It was also nice and quiet at night. I would recommend this hotel if you are planning to be out and about most of the time. We had a standard twin room which was small but perfectly comfortable. It had one small window looking at a wall, so it was a bit gloomy but not a problem if you are only going to be sleeping there. The whole hotel actually was a bit windowless. The room had a fairly eff... Read more
from San Francisco, California
Submitted on 05-11-2016
Nice old building in the centre of the Gothic Quarter Very good for transport to and from airport as well as local metro and buses. Room wise- good shower, decent beds. No tea or coffee making facilities in the room, and the air condition was patchy but two windows did the trick. Stored luggage and great english speakers. We deemed breakfast to be too expensive at ?15.40 per person, per day and with lots of loal cafes could get a good breakfast for half that price.
from Setubal, Portugal
Submitted on 06-11-2016
This hotel is located near Plaça de Catalunya, the acess from airport by aerobus is easy and fast, just drop at at last station in Plaça de Catalunya and some meters you can walk into it. Very good location not to hire a car. From this hotel you can reach by foot and in a easy way the pitoresc landmarks of the city. The hotel is already a bit old but good value quality / money. Sometimes at night a little noisy, but you are in Barcelona and people want to have fun !
from Magog, Canada
Submitted on 09-11-2016
Very friendly and efficient personnel. Spacious and quiet room. Excellent location on a small street next to Plaça de Catalunya and the famous Ramblas. Easy reach from the airport using the ''Blue'' Bus.
from Tamworth, United Kingdom
Submitted on 12-11-2016
Good location just off The Rambles - nice & clean. Good price. We enjoyed sitting in reception area each evening brought in our own drink and relaxed at the end of our day Location great just down from square accessible for Tour Buses & Airport transfer. Great for plenty of food & drink with shopping.
from West Sussex, United Kingdom
Submitted on 14-11-2016
I have to say the location is great and the down stairs of the hotel looks good and clean but staff and management are just not interested in any problems. We paid a extra 132 euros just to upgrade our room from twin to double which came with bigger bathroom and a jacuzzi bath which I love my baths so great. The bath didn't work.. couldn't have a shower as no curtain so got all things in room Soaked. I was told nothing could be done that previous people broke it . No moving rooms either. So when... Read more
from Glasgow, United Kingdom
Submitted on 19-11-2016
We are currently on day 3 of our four days in this hotel. I have an extremely mixed review thus far... The Good:- check in was simple, reception staff were friendly and efficient. One of our two rooms were ready even though it was only 11am and our other room was ready a couple of hours. Our two rooms were located on the first floor in a separate two room wing which we thought was fabulous. There was a balcony in between our two rooms and there didn't appear to be any adjacent rooms. Ou... Read more
Submitted on 20-11-2016
We stayed here last week for 3 nights. Ideal base for exploring Barcelona, situated right on las ramblas. The hotel has an authentic style in keeping with the gothic quarter. Our room was small yet comfortable and clean. No tea/coffee in rooms and walls are thin. Staff were all helpful and friendly. Definitely recommend this hotel.
Submitted on 22-11-2016
We stayed here for 3 nights, and the experience was more than expected. Ideal location in the centre of Barcelona, the staff was very helpful and the breakfast was very nice. We asked for directions and they printed the route for us! We will definitely be back!
Submitted on 22-11-2016
The room was small but it was clean and organized. Great location, Nouvel Hotel is close to Plaça de Catalunya, Las Ramblas and Barcelona Cathedral. There are shops and restaurants close to the hotel. Staff was helpful and friendly.
from Talbot Green, United Kingdom
Submitted on 28-11-2016
Nine of us from work stayed here from Friday until Sunday. We had 3x3 person rooms. The rooms all had balconies. Nice clean bathrooms. First rate shower. Comfortable beds. Breakfast was excellent. The staff were very friendly. The hotel is just off Las Ramblas so a very busy place. But the hotel is down a side street and really quite. Best of both worlds. As our company paid I am unable to score for value as I have no idea of the cost
from Miami, Florida
Submitted on 28-11-2016
This is a 3 star hotel. The room was big and clean, with comfortable beds. Personnel was very nice and helpful. But with only one electrical outlet in a poorly illuminated room, needs a lamp on the desk across from the beds. Only one waste basket and in the bathroom. Toilet loose from the floor and often we felt a sewer like smell. Construction or remodeling, heavy noise during the day. Heater not working, no carpets, cold floors. Hotel breakfast was expensive, compared with nearby (only a few s... Read more
from Seville, Spain
Submitted on 30-11-2016
Room was very basic and lacked comfort and amenities. Very sparten and bed was lumpy. But, location made up for it being close to Las Ramblas, metro stop of Plaza de Cataluny and close to Bario Gothic. Great restaurants near by.
Submitted on 30-11-2016
I spent a week at this hotel in Nov 2016 and it really is in a great location. The car parking van be quite expensive but that's the same in any city. Only downsides was in some rooms absolutely no mobile signal have to use the WiFi which is great was able to stream Netflix and Amazon no problems. Staff are great really helpful and friendly really can't fault them. The restaurant is separate to the hotel so no room service is available. Also no coffee or tea making facilities in the room. T... Read more
from San Antonio, Texas
Submitted on 02-12-2016
Great hotel and location. Rooms were clean, comfortable and spacious by European standards. The staff was also helpful with recommendations for sightseeing activities and transportation. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone.