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"Good price, good location, but no view in the room. And slightly old. " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 25 Jul 2019

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Standard Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£67* Per night/room 21 Jun - 22 Jun

Double Room (with extra bed)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Hotel Description

Our customers tell us they can't get enough of Medinaceli's great location. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from La Rambla. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas, plus breakfast (surcharge) and dry cleaning service. This 4-star hotel has 78 rooms over 4 floors. Enjoy your stay with amenities like free WiFi and a flat-screen TV in each room.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen TVs and phones
  • Free WiFi
  • Buffet breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Amenities include free newspapers in reception, laundry facilities and a lift
  • Guests have good things to say about the accommodation for the cleanliness and spaciousness
  • Steps from La Rambla and 6 minutes on foot from Palau Guell

Medinaceli ratings based on 20 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.5 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Medinaceli

Everyone (5) Couples (7) Family (4) Friends (3) Other (1)
4 out of 5
Good price, good location, but no view in the room. And slightly old.

Posted by on 25 Jul 2019

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5 out of 5

clean and tidy

Pros: everything
Cons: bacon
Location: near port
clean and tidy hotel in a great position for the port and the rambles nicely in the Gothic area with lots of places to eat near by would recommend this hotel for anyone

Posted by , from ilson on 6 Apr 2018

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4 out of 5

Good location, Rude Staff, Not a 4 star

Pros: Cleanliness and Location
Cons: Getting rid of the grumpy, rude and arrogant staff
Location: Close to La Rambla and Seafront. Restaurants and bars within walking distance
Hotel was ok, the location was good, close to La Rambla. However, the hotel staff were very rude (not all of them, in particular an elder male on the front desk. The young men on the front desk were actually helpful and polite) My friends mobile phone was stolen on his way back to the hotel, the man did not want to help and was very rude about it. My friend was asking if he could use a computer or phone to block his phone to which he replied "No, our internet is off until the morning anyway, nothing we can do". On a separate occasion I asked this man what bus we could get to the airport and where we got it from to which he replied "I don't know" with a shrug of his shoulders, "how should I know?". Correctly me if I'm wrong but I'm sure this is his job, as a concierge, to know. This hotel is a 3 star at best, however it was clean and central. As a side note, they do not have any English channels on the TV apart from the stock exchange channel, which is refer annoying when you are trying to relax.

Posted by , from United Kingdom on 18 Dec 2017

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4 out of 5

Lovely place

The location was excellent as it was a five minute walk to la rambla and central for beach, buses, underground etc. Good night's sleep as quiet because down a side street and staff were helpful, booking us a taxi to airport at the end of the week. I would stay there again and recommend it to others. Coffee can be bought from the vending machine in the foyer and room was spotless every day upon our return.

Posted by on 5 Aug 2014

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2 out of 5


it is a shame that they dont offer a Kettle in their rooms,...that the breakfast buffet is overpriced, and has very few options, and the internet wifi is so poor

Posted by on 2 Sep 2012

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 17 Oct 2018

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4 out of 5
Hôtel accueillant, le personnel excellent ainsi que le service, bien situé à Barcelone par rapport aux sites à visiter. Je recommanderai cet hôtel à mes connaissances et amis sans problème !

Posted by , from Suisse on 15 Sep 2018

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4 out of 5
Das Hotel war schön, sauber. Lage war ideal für uns. Die Zimmer grosszügig und das Bad sehr gross, sauber. Separater Schminkspiegel fehlte. Ungünstig war die Beleuchtung im Bad zum Schminken. Einziger Makel war das Frühstück. Minimales Angebot. Der Schinken war schon ausgetrocknet.

Posted by on 6 Apr 2018

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3 out of 5

Erwartungen nicht erfüllt.

Erwartet haben wir ein 4-Stern Hotel, vorgefunden haben wir max. 2-3 Sterne. Positiv: Sehr zentral im schönen Gotico Quartier (zudem in der Nähe vom Strand und Nähe vom Born Quartier) Negativ: Frühstücksraum ist lieblos im Keller. Auf den Toiletten fehlen elementare Hygieneartikel (z.B. WC-Bürste...)

Posted by , from Bern on 7 Oct 2017

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2 out of 5


Mauvaise insonorisation, petite chambre et petit lit, néanmoins bien placé pour le prix.

Posted by on 4 Apr 2016

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Property Features

Medinaceli offers its guests complimentary newspapers in the lobby, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Public spaces have free WiFi. This 4-star Barcelona hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 78 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


  • Airport: Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN) (15.6 km / 9.7 mi)
  • Train station: Barcelona (YJD-Barcelona-France Train Station) (1.6 km / 1 mi)
  • Metro station: Drassanes Station (0.4 km / 0.2 mi)

Room Amenities

Medinaceli offers 78 forms of accommodation with air conditioning. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit. This Barcelona hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Combined shower/bath
  • Safe (surcharge)
  • Telephone
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby


If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

This property is located in the city's Low Emission Zone; only low-emission vehicles are permitted to enter. Guests with non-Spanish license plates must register their vehicle with the city in advance.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cots (infant beds) are available for EUR 15.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Contactless checkout is available. Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Each guest room is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours
  • Online Penalty Collection


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2.04 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 17 years of age.

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 9.9 for adults and EUR 9.90 for children (approximately)
  • Nearby parking fee: EUR 20 per night
  • In-room safe fee: EUR 2 per day
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 15.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • MEDINACELI Barcelona
  • MEDINACELI Hotel Barcelona
  • Medinaceli Barcelona, Catalonia
  • Hotel Medinaceli Barcelona
  • Medinaceli Barcelona
  • Medinaceli Hotel
  • Medinaceli Barcelona
  • Medinaceli Hotel Barcelona

You should know

  • Onsite cash transactions can't exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations. For more details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.