The Lonely Chimney

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About The Lonely Chimney

With the nearest metro station just two minutes walk away, and Barceloneta Beach not much further, The Lonely Chimney offers serviced apartments in a location convenient for fun in the sun and for getting around the city.

The contemporary apartments feature sleek tiled flooring, fully equipped kitchens so guests can prepare home-cooked meals, separate sleeping and living/dining areas and flat screen TVs. There’s also free Wi-Fi to keep guests connected.

The offsite reception office is open limited hours and has staff on hand ready to assist.

Barcelona has a great dining and bar culture, so guests wanting to eat out, rather than use their kitchens, will have no problem finding a spot. Aqui hi ha Molla is a small family run bakery nearby and is known for its ultra-fresh food.

Families staying at The Lonely Chimney will be able to walk to Barcelona’s main zoo, which is just a mile away. The heart of the city, Catalunya Square, is 1.6 miles to the west.

Top amenities

  • WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Washing machine

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Room safe

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00

Positive Reviews

Pretty decent location

Guests liked the location of the apartments a lot. They were described as being a little bit off the main tourist drag, which meant it was a bit quieter. But guests reported that the beach was an easy walk away, that there was a metro station nearby and that the immediate area had a decent selection of amenities.

Apartments are spacious and well equipped

One of the first things guests typically commented on in reviews was that their apartment was more spacious than they expected and that it looked very new. They were impressed with the quality and look of the furniture and equipment, and felt that it contained all they needed during their stay.

Friendly and helpful staff

The staff at the remote reception were said to be friendly and exceptionally helpful, often going out of their way to help guests with local information and sorting out practical matters.

Negative Reviews

Keys need to be collected from another location

This was by far what guests were most unhappy about. They reported that not only was key collection for the apartment not in the building, but was in fact quite some distance away. Guests found this to be inconvenient and not the best start to their holiday.

Unhappiness with the cleaning fee

Guests mentioned that there was a separate cleaning fee charged. This caused some shock. Not only because it was unexpected, but also because it was regarded as quite high. It was also often felt that the cleanliness of the apartment really didn’t justify the high cleaning fee.

Problems with mosquitoes

Guests travelling in the warmer months reported mosquitoes in their apartment, even if they were fairly high up in the building.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 26 reviews across the web
6.7 /10
  • ebookers.ie
    4.0 /10
  • Other Sources
    7.5 /10
6.7 out of 10 based on 26 reviews