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4.7 out of 5

"Great hotel, location and wonderful staff, we will definitely come back. " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 03 Sep 2019

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Hotel Description

Olivia Balmes Hotel's great location gets high marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Casa Mila. Free WiFi in public areas, an outdoor pool and a restaurant are available. Built in 2013, this 4-star hotel has 128 rooms over 7 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi and LED TVs.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with 24-hour room service, LED TVs and minibars
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Enjoy Mediterranean cuisine while dining at Seventeen
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Take a swim in the outdoor pool
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services and tour or ticket assistance
  • On-site recreation includes a fitness centre
  • Guests have great things to say about the helpful staff and the location
  • Just a 5-minute walk from Casa Mila and 5 minutes on foot from Passeig de Gracia
  • Airport shuttle service available for a fee

Design Room, Balcony

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Design Room

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 35 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Olivia Balmes Hotel

Everyone (26) Couples (4) Family (2)
5 out of 5
Great hotel, location and wonderful staff, we will definitely come back.

Posted by on 3 Sep 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

3 Sep 2019 by Josep

Thank you very much for sharing that great feedback! We are delighted lo learn that you enjoyed your stay with us. We always try to provide our guest with a caring and personalized service and we lay high value on our staff being guest orientated and welcominng always. We are lookin forward to welcoming you back in the near future and keep offering you the best of us! Warm regards, Josep Front Office Manager

5 out of 5
Great design, great staff and good location...staff are 5*

Posted by on 14 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 May 2019 by Josep

Dear guest, thank you very much for your excellent rating and comments about the staff. This encourages us to keep working in this direction. Kind regards, Josep Front Office Manager

5 out of 5
Friendly staff and excellent service Room sink hot water tap could be improved

Posted by , from London on 1 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

7 May 2019 by Josep

Dear Vinnie, Thank you very much for choosing the Olivia Balmes for your stay in Barcelona. We are constantly checking our facilities in order to have them in optimal conditions. Thank you for the advise. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warm regards, Josep Front Office Manager

4 out of 5

Posted by on 29 Apr 2019

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5 May 2019 by .

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 7 Mar 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Oct 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

21 Oct 2018 by General Manager Olivia Balmes Hotel.

Thank you very much for your comments and assessment. We look forward to greeting you again on your next trip to Barcelona.

5 out of 5
Fabulous hotel & staff. One down side of the 6th Floor is being underneath the swimming pool as you can hear people walking over head!

Posted by on 8 Oct 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Oct 2018 by General Manager Olivia Balmes Hotel.

Thank you very much for your comments that help us improve. We hope to meet you again on your next trip to Barcelona.

5 out of 5

A perfect Oasis in a busy city

This hotel was a last mini booking and we could not have found anywhere better. Perfect location for all main attractions and the staff were an absolute joy. Professional and helpful all of the time. Look no further and just book it.

Posted by , from Portsmouth on 3 Sep 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

4 Sep 2018 by General Manager Olivia Balmes Hotel.

Thank you very much for your comments and assessment. We hope to meet you again on your next trip to Barceona

5 out of 5

Lovely hotel....very central

Top class very comfortable.....close to centre ......staff very friendly

Posted by on 16 Nov 2017

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 5 Jul 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 Jul 2021 by Olivia Balmes

Thank you very much for choosing the Olivia Balmes and for taking the time to share this lovely review with other travellers. Best regards,

Property Features

Olivia Balmes Hotel offers its guests an outdoor pool and a fitness centre. 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 centre on site. Event space at this hotel measures 4412 square feet (410 square metres) and includes conference centres. A rooftop terrace, tour or ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Olivia Balmes Hotel. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. 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 centre
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cots/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

  • Airport: Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN) (17.7 km / 11 mi)
  • Train station: Barcelona Paseo de Gracia Station (1.2 km / 0.7 mi)
  • Metro station: Provenca Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Olivia Balmes Hotel offers 128 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. LED televisions are featured in guestrooms. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include baths or showers with a rainfall showerhead, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Bathrooms are partially open
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LED television
  • Luxury bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Bath or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cots (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout curtains
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wardrobe or cupboard

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7 AM to 11 AM.

Seventeen – This restaurant specialises 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 centre.

Accessibility

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 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 cots (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 credit cards; 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 credit cards. 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 sanitiser. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Tourism Certified (Spain) guidelines.

  • 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 wear personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Property does not follow sanitisation 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 sanitisation 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 guests' stays

Fees

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 cooked-to-order breakfast: EUR 11 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 75 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 4)
  • 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 2500, due to national regulations. For more details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
  • Olivia Balmes Hotel offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • 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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