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4.9 out of 5

"The hotel was great and the staff was super helpful as well. If you didn't get tickets of things to do they were able to sell it to you right there. I ... " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 29 Jul 2019

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Hotel Description

4-star hotel near Casa Mila

Heart of Barcelona

Within a 10-minute walk of this Eixample hotel, you'll find Casa Mila and Passeig de Gracia. Also, Casa Batllo is within half a mile (1 km) and Placa de Catalunya is within 2 miles (3 km).

Business services

This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the gym and conveniences like a 24-hour front desk and laundry facilities.

Free Internet, LED TVs

The 128 soundproofed guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as 24-hour room service. LED TVs, minibars, and premium bedding are also available.

Design Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$114* Per night/room Nov 7 - Nov 8

Design Room, Balcony

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Premium Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Design Double Room Single Use

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Superior Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Triple Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Olivia Balmes Hotel ratings based on 7 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for Olivia Balmes Hotel

Everyone (5) Couples (1) Family (1)
5 out of 5
The hotel was great and the staff was super helpful as well. If you didn't get tickets of things to do they were able to sell it to you right there. It was also located near a lot of attractions and places to eat.

Posted by on Jul 29, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 29, 2019 by Josep

Thank you for choosing the Olivia Balmes for your stay in Barcelona. Location helps a lot to make the stay in Barcelona as easy as possible, close enough to the main points of interest and local life but in a quiet and safe area of the city center. Our highest pride is the staff. We love dealing with people and we always try to be in a good mood. We all are very happy to learn that we were contributing to make your stay enjoyable! Thank you again for that great review! Warm regards, Josep Front Desk Manager

5 out of 5
The customer service, the staff was excellent it was very clean.

Posted by on Jul 7, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 8, 2019 by Josep A. Vera - Front desk

Thank you very much for choosing the Olivia Balmes and for taking time to share your feedack! Be sure that I'll share your review with all the staff. This makes us feel very comfortable and proud of our job.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jun 27, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 28, 2019 by Josep

Thank you very much for sharing your great rating with other users! We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warm regards. Olivia Balmes team

5 out of 5
The hotel was one of the highlights of the trip. The staff was one of the friendliest and most accommodating hotel staff I have experienced. The rooftop terrace was a highlight-sipping sangria from the hotel bar while watching the sunset over the city. A perfect location surrounded by tons of delicious cafes/restaurants. We highly recommend this hotel!

Posted by , from Syracuse, NY on Nov 24, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Nov 25, 2018 by General Manager Olivia Balmes Hotel.

Thank you very much for your comments and the evaluation of the hotel. We are happy for the assessment of our staff and the location of the hotel. We hope to greet you again on your next trip to Barcelona.

5 out of 5
Everyone was very helpful and very nice. Hotel is in a great location with many restaurants and the beach is only 15min away.

Posted by on Aug 3, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 8, 2018 by General Manager Olivia Balmes Hotel.

We appreciate your comments and we are glad to know that you were comfortable in our hotel and the assessment you make of our team. We hope to greet you again on your next trip to Barcelona.

4 out of 5

Incredible and friendly staff

As stated in the title the staff couldn’t have been any better. Very kind and wanted to make sure my time in Barcelona was enjoyable. They recommended the specific tours I needed for the attractions I wanted to visit. They also mentioned the restaurants with the best paellas and tapas. Most of Gaudi’s incredible work is within walking distance from the hotel. The only time I needed the bus was to go to Barceloneta Beach. The only reasons why I didn’t give the overall rating of 5 was 1) the pool was very small. Basically 2 people can swim at the same time. I would assume this is just for lounging. I was able to do a few laps when the pool was opened first thing 2) while the breakfast buffet was nice, as an American who loves pancakes, waffles, and French toast, they were not available. But it is possible they are not a delicacy in Spain.

Posted by , from NYC on Jun 11, 2018

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5 out of 5
We were very impressed with our recent four night stay the end of May 2018 at Olivia Balmes! We arrived early morning and the room was not ready, but the staff warmly welcomed us and offered us Cava in the dining area while we waited. They finished preparing our room so we could check in early,which we greatly appreciated. The hotel was centrally located so we were able to walk everywhere. The staff was courteous, helpful and very accommodating and spoke English. We liked the modern and airy feeling of the room. We plan to stay at Olivia Balmes the next time we visit Barcelona and plan to recommend Olivia Balmes to our friends,family and colleagues when they visit Barcelona.

Posted by , from Virginia on Jun 9, 2018

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Property Features

Olivia Balmes Hotel offers its guests an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Along with a restaurant, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. Event space at this hotel measures 4412 square feet (410 square meters) and includes a conference center. A rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Olivia Balmes Hotel. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star Barcelona hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 128 guestrooms or units
  • 7 levels
  • 4412 sq ft of conference space
  • 410 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2013
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Train station: Barcelona Paseo de Gracia Station (1.2 km / 0.7 mi)
  • Metro station: Provenca Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Olivia Balmes Hotel offers 128 accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. LED televisions are featured in guestrooms. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with rainfall showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Bathrooms are partially open
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LED television
  • Luxury bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 11 AM.

Seventeen - This restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Happy hour is offered.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

Accessibility

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

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking must be paid in full at check-in.

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. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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 Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, and Carte Blanche; cash is not accepted

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 Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, and Carte Blanche. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. 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; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Tourism Certified (Spain).

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are not washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property follows regional sanitization guidelines Safe Tourism Certified (Spain)
  • Property Registry Number - HB-004607
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

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

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2.70 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 19 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 22 per day
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

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

Hotel Names

  • Balmes Hotel
  • Hotel Olivia Balmes
  • Olivia Balmes
  • Olivia Balmes Barcelona
  • Olivia Balmes Hotel
  • Olivia Balmes Hotel Barcelona
  • Olivia Balmes Hotel Barcelona, Catalonia
  • Olivia Balmes Hotel Hotel
  • Olivia Balmes Hotel Barcelona
  • Olivia Balmes Hotel Hotel Barcelona

You should know

  • Onsite cash transactions can't exceed EUR 1000, due to national regulations. For more details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*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.