Rated 4 out of 5 by Kutu Great location,good breakfast
Location may raise questions in the minds of people nowadays as you may prefer less crowded locations to stay.this hotel gives that feeling initially as it is located on Ramblas but you will feel very isolated as it creates personal atmosphere.So just enjoy it and you will benefit from this great location...
October 20, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Pat49 Perfect location
Wonderful hotel perfectly located on La Rombla. The staff was amazing from the start, beginning with making the reservation and arranging pick-up at airport . The room was modern ,sleek in design,with very comfortable bedding. The concierge was helpful with suggestions for touring the city and with purchasing tickets. The breakfast was yummy. Checkout was easy and again they arranged transfer to the airport for us. I will stay here again when I return to this fabulous city.
May 14, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by David1000 Great hotel with excellent service
Stayed recently in a suite on the 6th floor.
Great service and the room was very comfortable especially the beds.
Breakfast was just OK.
November 1, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Scuba1 Our room on the 1st floor had an horrible odour
We shared the information with the front desk who did send the cleaning dept who sprayed with a deodrant and then left the bottle with us - it was helpful for a few hours but when we returned later in the day, the smell was still there. It was a musty smell that the cleaning lady said was due to the rain but we have stayed at other hotels in Barcelona and do not recall a bad ordour
September 23, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Debra13 Excellent Location
Nice hotel ! Everything you would expect from a Starwood Property. Central location. Great for walking and exploring the city. We stayed here for 3 nights before a cruise. Professional and personable personnel.
October 25, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Lobster Fabulous Attentive Staff
The staff at the hotel exceeded all expectations. The common areas are lovely. The bathroom is great with both a rain shower head and regular shower head.
The room itself is a little on the small side, but beds are very comfortable. When they saw that I didn't like the down quilt, they made the bed with an extra sheet - that has never happened before. They replaced the Starwood preferred guest water each day.
Room was spotless and the location can't be beat.
October 25, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Pgoddard Great location, pleasant staff
Friendly team - Travelled with 2 smalll kids. Were v helpful. Front office manager took my call when I called form airport to check on room availability and had room ready on arrival. Reservations staff assisted with upgrade and other courtesies. Food was very good - overall a great stay. Room was a little tired and could do with some paint touch up and some furniture was a little work out/ scratched.
September 9, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by JHPJr Best location in Barcelona
The location was terrific. One can get to just about the significant sights walking from the hotel. The breakfast buffet is an excellent deal, well priced with a full menu of healthy and tasty selections. Our only complaints are with the room lighting and bathroom layout. It is difficult for two persons with significant toiletries, baggage and clothes to comfortably occupy the room.
September 16, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by KGR121 Fall along Las Ramblas
GREAT location. Terrific suites with balconies overlooking city. Good restaurants nearby. Metro close. Gaudi all around.
October 29, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by CliveT Convenient location, nice ambience
We were upgraded to an excellent room with a balcony overlooking La Ramblas. It was our 35th wedding anniversary and a complimentary bottle of bubbly and strawberries covered with chocolate awaited us, a nice touch. The room was very stylish, spacious and comfortable. We stayed four nights and the room was always clean on our return each day and replenished with plenty of towels and toiletries so housekeeping did a good job. The location is excellent. Service was generally good and the Concierge was helpful in booking tickets for us. Good cocktails in the bar. We had an enjoyable dinner one evening in the restaurant but the one time we had breakfast it was a disappointment. Check out was quick and easy and a taxi to the airport was quickly arranged. Check in, however, was not a good experience. We arrived at 2pm for a 3pm check in and told that we were being upgraded to a nicer room but that the guest it would not be ready for about two hours as the guest in the room was checking out late (check out is 12) and we should come back a little later. We left our bags and set off to get a feel of our first visit to Barcelona. In fact we returned after 5pm only to be told that the room was still not ready and would not be so for another hour. The manager dealing with us was very good, relieved us of the shopping we had done in the meantime for convenience and took us to the bar for complimentary drinks. He was apologetic but it was not a favourable first impression. However, our overall experience was favourable.
November 10, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dallas62 This hotel is a great location in Barcelona
We loved the location, the actual property and the great staff. Every restaurant we enjoyed, recommended by the hotel staff, was excellent! I enjoyed the great hotel fitness club open 24/7and the staff even found a spinning class for me at a nearby gym (Holmes Gym). I would highly recommend this hotel. The only compllaint was 2 separate plumbing issues (shower and sink) that required maintenace. However, the staff was prompt to repair and respond.
November 12, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Steve26 Hotel is well situated for the shopping and tourist area
Hotel staff, service and location all make for a potentially excellent choice however, from my past few stays there have been issues with items in the room not working such as shower, aircon and TV. The latest being the windows not shutting properly allowing the noise from La Ramblas to keep me awake until the early hours each night. Oh and the TV broke again! The hotel is let down by poor maintenance and that's in need of a serious overhaul.
August 19, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by cucu1965 Good hotel, excellent location
Le Meridien in Barcelona offers good service level and comfort in an outstanding city center location - you are minutes away from the major attractions, right on the Rambla. The rooms are ok but very small, all of them unless you go for the suites, floors 5 and above. We could not get a platinum upgrade as the hotel was fully booked, but the hotel management offered us complimentary breakfast. All in all quite positive.
July 30, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by MM65 This hotel is in a great location.
We stayed at this hotel on three occasions during this trip for a total stay of 8 nights. The staff at the reception desk was very friendly. The staff at the concierge service were very helpful in guiding us and planning tours for us. The restaurant staff always started our day with a pleasant greeting and splendid service.
The hotel is in a central location and easy access to transportation. One could spend hours strolling in Le Rambla.
April 20, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by nancysk Hotel service is excellent
The service at Le Meridien is excellent. We arrived early and were offered a very nice room, but it had twin beds. Our luggage was stored for an hour or so while they found another room for us.
Unfortunately, I got very sick and we had to cut our trip very short. While I was in the ER at Hospital del Mar, Paul returned to the hotel and received excellent service and help from the concierge. We think her name is Lorena (blond and with tortoise glasses. We particularly want to praise her.
We did leave early and asked for our SPG points to be returned, We had booked five nights and left after three. 12,000 points were returned immediately to our account. We had hoped that 2 nights' points would be returned.
All in all, if we returned to Barcelona we would stay at Le Meridien and will recommend it to any friends planning to stay in Barcelona.
October 14, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Papouf Very good stay
Very pleasant hotel with a good situation in Barcelona. Breakfast is great
October 27, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by George45 The location is fantastic. Restaurant is very good.
The only down sides were that we had to call for ice each day (but were served Promptly by gracious hosts), The business center computers and printer was slow, and the hot tub was not hot. However the sauna and steam room were very hot.
EXCELLENT check-in service, baggage handling, information of events and sights near by, Excellent restaurant, VERY FRIENDLY staff - even the trainee went out of his way to provide assistance and info.
May 9, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Pakelekia Excellent location
This was our second stay. We selected it again because it is a Starwood hotel and has the best location in Barcelona! This time we got a quieter, higher location overlooking a side street instead of the Ramblas which helped us sleep better. Staff were very polite and helpful, especially at the coffee bistro, the bar and in Cent Onze. Beds are a bit low to the ground, though, which makes it a bit more difficult for older guests.
May 29, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by THS09 Brilliant Location
Stayed in the Junior suite for 5 nights, was very pleased with the cleanliness of the room, especially the bathroom. The furnishing is really not to our taste (a bit too modern) but it makes up in comfort & cleanliness. WiFi (slow speed) was available in the room which was adequate to retrieve e-mails & surfing the net. High speed was of course available at a price.There were adequate power points with i-phone/-ipad chargers available. In addition there was complimentary coffee and a few bottles of water everyday. For long stay travellers there is an ironing board & iron available.
The location is fantastic being right in the middle of the Ramblas area, very accessible to shopping areas and tourist areas as well.
In overall we were very happy with our stay. The only negative comment is that some of the staff were "unsmiling" but they were still helpful.
October 3, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by gary24 This hotel is central
The hotel is very central & convenient, but unfortunately we had a run of bad luck there and the staff/manager was helpful but not overly.
It started with a noisy room, so we changed for the 2nd night and then we were kept awake by a party in the room above us from 3am till 5am! Even though we rang/complained to reception 3 times, it took 2 hours to quieten the party down, therefore we didn't get any sleep and spoilkt the following/main day there as were v tired. We then came back that afternoon to find the room hadn't been cleaned, no freash towels and we had to ask for milk and coffee. it went from bad to worse in what should have been a special weekend. It was my girlfriends birthday and the hotel didn't go out of its way to ensure we had a special time. I was very disappointed as ive stayed at the le Meridean in 2 other countries and had no problems.
December 27, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by OldNuke Nice place, needs some work
Hotel is nice and location works well for walking La Ramblas, but the reading lights are worn out...used a wine bottle to prop mine up...but didn't have a wine bottle for wife's light. Music machine would not work, nor did the next three the staff brought up...the machine would not work with their devices either. Staff tried hard to make things right but the equipment they are given is not on parr with the cost of the room.
December 9, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by TrevWill1997 Perfect Birthday City-Break Hotel
The reception, bar and restaurant staff were welcoming, friendly and helpful. The room (Deluxe) was clean, spacious and had everything we required. Our room overlooked the side of the hotel and had a good view so this meant it was not as noisy as a room would have been facing La Rambla. The breakfast was excellent and had a wide variety of food and drinks available. I would use this hotel again if I returned to Barcelona.
February 17, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dano888 What a great hotel
Barcelona is a great city, and the Le Meridien is a great hotel. The location, the staff, the food, and especially the concierge desk. Bruno and Christian could not have been more helpful in making reservations and providing important information for places to see. These two gentlemen really made a difference in our vacation. The hotel was flawless. Also had a massage in the spa which was very good - highly recommended.
January 3, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Bob57 Location, Location, and Location
Choosing a hotel is like buying real-estate for a short time. So as the y say in the real- estate business… it’s all about Location, Location, and Location. The hotels spot at La Rambla 111 is fantastic. You are right in the middle of so many restaurants, shops (small and large), the market, and transportation is a snap. The facilities are comfortable and the staff was friendly and helpful. All in all a very nice stay!
July 28, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 A dream Visist
Recommended to us by a friend, perfect location on the Las Ramblas. Plenty of people watching and near La Boquria. Very American hotel, but lots of people from all over. Very modern. The showers were amazing!! Very quiet, good air conditioning. Reserved an airport and boat port transfer, couldn't have been more smooth. I would stay at ANY Le Meridien hotel again. Free WiFi in the lobby was effortless. Great breakfast.
August 4, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by BeachBoy BCN 25 - 27 Jan
You can't really beat the location of Le Meridien Barcelona - adjacent to Las Ramblas and yet just on a quiet side street so that it doesn't seem crowded or loud. And yet all that the old city has to offer is surrounding the hotel.
If you're like me and you like to work out, the gym is a bust... a real disappointment...a really small and uninviting space. But other than that flaw, this is a solid choice in BCN.
January 28, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by JRCDM Location, location, location!
Located on Las Ramblas, Le Meridien was the perfect place to stay. Also having La Bouqueria market so close was perfect for morning walks for fresh fruit (or whatever you want).
The beds were too soft for our tastes and the staff wasn't especially friendly. One gave us walking directions to a tour start that was easily 3/4 mile past where it actually was located.
The bathroom was great - especially the shower.
September 27, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by NikGuy Great location, great hotel staff
This hotel is in a fantastic location and provides a good base to see Barcelona.
For us, it was the staff who really made our stay enjoyable... they were all friendly and very helpful!
October 11, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by BDZ83 Excellence in staff, room and facilities
Our 5 day stay in Barcelona was memorable for many reasons not the least was the truly
exceptional personal and professional
service we received at the hotel. The staff: from
the front desk to the Concierge to housekeeping
and anyone else associated with the Hotel were
great in meeting or exceeding our needs.
The room was spacious , well designed and extremely comfortable. Excellent location.
December 6, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by donnym overall perfect room view
we had a perfect view of the famous street, excellent time
October 21, 2013