"Nightmare in Carrer de la Paloma" Hostal La Paloma Tip by kernowek
Hostal La Paloma, Barcelona: 99 reviews and 3 photos
We would like to warn anyone who is thinking of using the Alexandra apartment (Property Ref S8715) while staying in Barcelona, to stay well away, as the published presentation is a scam and a misrepresentation of the actual apartment you will get, Irene Sanchez, the owner uses the same ploy with guests who have booked the "Irene apartment" and will send you to the "Alexandra apartment" upon arrival in Barcelona, this apartment in the “Carrer de la Paloma”, exists in a very down trodden district of Barcelona, the apartment is not fit for tourists looking for a decent stay in Barcelona, this we found to our cost, having stayed there from the 1st - 9th September 2010, the standard of this apartment is so low, it borders on disgraceful, the smell of stale sweat on the sofa, blood stains on the mattress cover, the obvious cockroaches that hide away until the lights are turned off, the washing machine with dirty water that doesn't rinse away, mould in the freezer compartment, the shower, toilet and basin in a room of less than 2 square metres, whereby you need to climb over the toilet to get into the small shower cubicle, itself totally inadequate for use, with the tiniest wash-basin making self hygiene a task, your knees press against the wall facing you when you sit on the toilet, and all this combined with the constant banging, scraping, thumping, dragging, shouting, door slamming from the neighbours, right through the night (I'm not joking!) will make the memories of this apartment stick in your mind for a considerable time.
Geoffrey and Dena Earl
PS Barcelona is a fantastic and fascinating city and doesn't deserve this kind of publicity.
Address: C/ La Paloma 24, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08001, Spain
Price Comparison: about average
Directions: Close to the Universitat.
Phone: 01736 350493
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