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52 out of 100

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Mercer Hotel Barcelona

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9.4

Excellent (439 ratings)

Barcelona, Spain - 

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210 m Barcelona Cathedral

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420 m Picasso Museum

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490 m La Rambla

Hotel Overview

Mercer Hotel Barcelona is celebrated by guests for its prime location, exceptional service, and unique blend of historical charm and modern luxury. Nestled in the heart of the gothic quarter, it offers an intimate and exclusive experience. However, some guests have noted areas for improvement, reflecting a wide range of experiences.

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Hotel highlights

Location

Atmosphere

Dining

  1. Prime Location: Centrally located in the Gothic Quarter, close to major attractions and dining options.
  2. Exceptional Service: Highly praised for attentive and personalized customer service.
  3. Unique Historical Charm: Blends original architectural elements with modern luxury for a unique stay.
  4. Exclusive Atmosphere: Provides an intimate and relaxing experience, often highlighted as a perfect getaway.
  5. Luxurious Amenities: Offers top-notch amenities, including a rooftop terrace with stunning views.
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Area for improvement

  1. Cost: Some guests find the hotel to be on the expensive side, affecting its value for money.
  2. Room Size: A few guests have commented that some rooms are smaller than expected, impacting comfort.
  3. Noise Levels: Despite its charm, the central location can lead to occasional noise disturbances from the streets.
  4. Limited On-site Dining: Limited options for on-site dining have been a drawback for some guests.
  5. Complex Navigation: The unique layout of the hotel can make navigation a challenge for first-time visitors.

Amenities

Babysitting

Babysitting

Extra beds/cribs

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Pool

Restaurant

Bar

Room service

Room service

Free WiFi

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Score icon9.4

RateScore

Total 439 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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9.2

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9.6

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booking

238 Reviews

9.2 / 10

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expedia

201 Reviews

9.6 / 10

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Location was mentioned 60 times

3% Negative82% Positive

Reviews based on Location

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Flora Kaufmann4 months ago
5/5Google icon

This is a truely magical place! Me and my boyfriend spent our very first holiday at Mercer and immediately fell in love with this place (and with each other)! When we came back after one year Miriam welcomed us in a very lovely way; she is the best! Lovely place!

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Jenna Nichols8 months ago
1/5Google icon

We recently stayed at the Mercer and were generally very disappointed. While it claims to be five star, it lacks the service and amenities typical of luxury properties. The details in our room were quite basic (although the bed was comfortable), with no view, and several of the tiles in our shower were broken/wonky (indicating a general lack of attention to detail). It’s near-impossible to drive to the hotel as well, so be prepared to lug your suitcases up multiple cobble stone streets upon check-in. The pool is essentially a bird bath for pigeons, and is small / covered in bird poop - I definitely wouldn’t have gotten in it, so be prepared for that. The location is good overall, and is walkable to many attractions. However, worst of all, the service was abysmal. We were charged for an extra room that was accidentally booked, despite the hotel having vacancy throughout our stay. It felt as though the hotel was far more concerned with squeezing every penny they could out of us rather than ensuring we had a nice stay, which would be expected at a lower category property - but certainly not 5-star service. I would not recommend staying here unless you’d like to spend 5-star price and get 3-star service, at best. We won’t be returning.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 28

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Number of floors 5

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

7

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127

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116

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Barcelona Cathedral

210 m

Picasso Museum

420 m

La Rambla

490 m

Plaça de Catalunya

910 m

Barceloneta Beach

1.33 km

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Getting around

Jaume I Station

210 m

Barcelona (YJD-Barcelona-France Train Station)

700 m

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Airports Nearby

Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)

12.5 km

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Restaurants

Cappuccino

140 m

Dunne's Bar

140 m

The Burger Maker (Halal) Barcelona

210 m

Cafe Babel

140 m

Wok To Walk

140 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

69 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

43 out of 100

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Barcelona safety index

Safety

Crime

52

Overall Safety Index

Risky

An average rating of the six safety categories

52 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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64

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Physical safety

Risky

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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57

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Property safety

Unsafe

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Likelihood of theft.

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36

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Political safety

Risky

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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43

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LGBTQ safety

Risky

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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59

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Medical safety

Risky

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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55

51

Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

51 out of 100

Property crime severity

High

63

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Mugging or robbery  58/100

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Car theft  35/100

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Car break-ins  51/100

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Home break-ins  48/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

46

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Physical attacks  46/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  28/100

Other crime severity

Moderate

56

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Insult or harassment in public  43/100

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Corruption or bribery  56/100

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Drug problem  60/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.4 - $1.5

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Coffee

$1.4 - $4

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Beer 0.5L

$0.8 - $1.7

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$11 - $21

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.2 - $2.5

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.2 - $4

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$40 - $80

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$3 - $8

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McMeal at McDonalds

$9 - $11

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.2 - $3

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Public transport, monthly pass

$20 - $43

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.6 - $2.2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$10 - $30

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$30 - $60

Weather In Barcelona

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Precipitation In Barcelona

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Air Quality

Unhealthy (For Sensitive Groups)

PM2.514

PM1024

63

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Limited risk for sensitive individuals. Not recommended to do outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Good

Water quality is satisfactory. Slight deviations may be noticed.

Traffic around property

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Light

Few vehicles on the road, relaxed and stress-free driving experience.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

No pets

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