Expert review on May Ramblas Hotel in Barcelona
May Ramblas Hotel is a high class tourist hotel that is located in the center west part of the Gothic Quarter is close to the Rambla .
This hotel has a modern design and features suites, as well as double, twin, single and triple rooms, some of which have a private balcony. A restaurant and a bar are available on site, there is a 24-hour front desk, and the property is well suited for disabled guests.
Surroundings of May Ramblas Hotel
The property is situated in the old center of Barcelona, in the center of the Barri Gotic, a quarter known for its rich history and gothic architectural style. The hotel is right next to the La Rambla, the city’s renowned boulevard and one of the most popular visiting areas of Barcelona. It is also very close to the Plaça del Pi, a public square where the Santa Maria del Pi church can be visited. Moreover, it is only within a short walking distance from the famous La Boqueria food market.
The hotel is surrounded by many shops, big variety of restaurants, cafes and street shows that attract visitors, especially during the summer. Those who choose to stay in this hotel should know that in this area there are not as many nighttime venues as in the northern or the southern parts, but it is still a charming area to walk through at night, as the gothic-style buildings are beautifully lit up.
Since the hotel is centrally loacted, tourists should be aware that it can be extremely crowded during the days. Accommodation in this area is also more costly than in other neighborhoods, due to its popular location. Arriving to the hotel’s area by private car is not recommended, because of limited and inaccessible parking spaces. However, in the proximity of the hotel you can easily find public transportation through the La Rambla boulevard, and one of the main metro stations, Liceu, which is connected to most of the city.
Please note this property is situated in the old center of Barcelona, on the exterior of the Barri Gotic. Public transportation is more accessible here than inside the quarter and Guests who come by private car have more chances to find public parking, but note that they are quite expensive. Since it is in the edges of the quater, it’s not as quite and and beautiful as the interior of the Barri Gotic.
The rooms at May Ramblas Hotel
May Ramblas Hotel offers 42 rooms.
The hotel is a small hotel with a limited number of rooms. Therefore, it is recommended to order rooms in advance, especially when Barcelona is busy with tourists like summer vacation and public holidays, as well as the days before and after big soccer games.
There are several different rooms, different in size, price and specification. Because of that it’s recommended to check what option the hotel offers and which will fit you best. You may want take notice of the room type and how many guests the room can accommodate, room size, cancel option, whether breakfast is include or not and of course the price. In addition we recommend to take a look at the room facilities such as – bathroom – whether it’s shared or not , kettle, TV, AC and heating ect. Some rooms are standard in size and some are relatively small, so make sure to notice the room size before you make the order.
In terms of the bathroom – in each room there is a private bathroom used only by room guests.
May Ramblas Hotel Facilities
Wifi and Internet:
done Free internet throughout the hotel
AC and heating:
done Air conditioning and heating throughout the year
done A spacious elevator that reaches all floors
Restaurant and Breakfast:
done There is a restaurant on site
Balcony and Garden:
done Public balcony / terrace
priority_high Balcony / terrace in some of the rooms
done 24-hour front desk
done Business services such as fax and photocopying services.
done Luggage storage
done Concierge service
done Airport shuttle
done Mini bar
done Hair Dryer
done Free toiletries
done Safe box
done Laptop safe
done Tickets to attractions or shows
done Facilities for disabled guests