All the staff we meet were very helpful and polite. We found this especially when one of our party had their wallet stolen including the room key. The staff were efficient and helpful which was very reassuring for us through a difficult time.
"Great hotel, located by City of Art and Sciences"
I have just returned from a 4 night stay at the Barcelo Valencia and can say that what a pleasant comfortable stay it was too.
Situated right across from the main City of Art and Science complex, it was quite centrally located if you look at what plenty of other tourist things to do there is in Valencia itself. It's about half hour walk to the beach one way, and half an hour the other direction the the city centre itself. There is also a bus stop right outside the hotel door and the number 19 travels both ways in what is a 10/15 journey.
The hotel itself is very clean and well presented in all areas. Theres a spacious lobby with a small bar and restaurant adjacent. The rooftop terrace bar (only open general from 9/10pm onwards) is worth a drink for the lovely night time views of the surrounding areas.
The staff were very nice when I checked in, and always helpful if I required directions or local advice.
My room was outstanding in my opinion. I had asked for a room with a shower as opposed to bath, and that request was met... much to my delight and surprise, it was a huge rainforest style shower. Amazing! The bed was more than comfy and the decor was fantastically contemporary and clean.
A Metro from the Airport on the number 5 (green line) to Amistat costs 4 Euros, then a short 10 min walk from there. I would throughly recommend this hotel to anyone wanting a good hotel that isn't in the main city centre.
I liked it there, it was a comfy stay.
I think I would have enjoyed it more if we could do our laundry and iron our evening attires. The laundry takes a whole day as is. I wish it would be available for public use on location.
Although its location appears away from the main attractions, the bus runs right outside making it perfect to access the city of sciences, old town and beach. Pool is a real bonus and its a great value hotel to base your stay in Valencia.
I stayed for 2 days and enjoyed myself. The hotel let me rent a bike for a good price and the breakfast was buffet style. My TV did not work, but that inspired me to go to the pool instead. It was verrry cold but I was able to warm up in the sauna. It's a cute place.
Traveller from Tulsa, OK
Just a few minutes walk from the Palau de la Musica and withing walking distance of some of the city's main tourist …More
Nice hotel,but need to work on wifi.Very bad for business travellers no wifi in the room and anywhere in the lobby and resto.The people are nice.For short trip it's ok but not for a long trip.Should improve the breakfast.The walls are tin,so you can hear the next door people's noise specially those who come back late at night very disturbing.They should not book people next to each other to avoid this negative comment,specially when the hotel is only half full or even less.
But the price is good.
Pocket Guide: Valencia City of Arts and Sciences Hotels
Valencia's most popular tourist destination is the architecturally striking City of Arts and Sciences, an enormous entertainment and cultural complex. The area boasts 6 main elements, offering attractions such as Europe's largest aquarium, complete with underwater restaurant, a world-renowned science museum, and an IMAX theater. Visitors can soak up the impressive views from the landscaped garden.
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