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Hotel Born - Palma de Mallorca

2 star Hotel Palma de Mallorca

Calle Sant Jaume 3 - Palma de Mallorca

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The Born Hotel is housed in ancient palace in the historical center of Palma de Mallorca. The palace, belonging to the Marquis of Ferrandell, was built in the 16th century and was restored in the 18th Century. Located only a few steps from the main local attractions, this hotel is the perfect starting point to discover the marvellous city centre of Palma de Mallorca. This romantic hotel features a bar, where guests can take a drink and relax after a day of sightseeing in Palma de Mallorca. The friendly staff at the reception will be at your disposal 24 hours a day. Hotel amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access in public areas, air-conditioned public areas, and dry cleaning/laundry service. There is no parking on-site. The typical and charming Majorcan patio of the Born Hotel, with its palm trees and its cosy atmosphere, will be your favourite place to spend relaxing moments.

This property is smoke-free and does not allow pets.
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Guest Rating 8.4 Very Good
Based on 387 hotel reviews © 2014 Venere.com

Has kept the character of a Mallorcan Palace. One room has a wonderful original mu...

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Breakfast at Hotel Born

A free buffet breakfast is available between 7:00 AM and 10:30 AM.

Hotel Facilities at Born

  • Bar
  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport
  • Limousine service
  • Shuttle service
  • Air conditioning
  • Currency exchange
  • Laundry service
  • Entire property is non-smoking
  • Front desk - safety deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • City tour
  • Medical service
  • Internet/Email services

Know before you go

  • Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Children 2 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Check-in: between 2 PM and 11:30 PM.

Check-out: before noon.

Policy

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No onsite parking is available.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 44 per vehicle
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 36 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Born is also known as

Hotel Born Palma
Hotel Born
Born Hotel Palma De Mallorca

8.5

Clean

9.1

Location

7.3

Quiet

8.1

Spacious

8.2

Service

Born Hotel reviews

7.4 Good
  • August 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • GB

My wife and I stopped here for 7 nights in August 2013. Although we feel we have stopped at hotels which have provided more/better for the same money we still feel this is a hotel worth stopping at if you want an alternative to the sterile modern hotels which are so common today. The young male staff member who worked on breakfasts needs particular mention as his courteous, hardworking and helpful manner stood out among the other staff members we encountered. Overall Hotel Born provided us a good basic base with more positives than negatives. Positives: authentic architecture and atmosphere near to sea-front, shops, main sights and buses bathroom always had plenty of hot water excellent continental breakfast English news channel on TV Negatives: no tea/coffee facilities in room damp on side of shower-wall (bedroom side)

6.8 Fair
  • June 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Germany

Location is in the centre. Stay for one night or two; but not more.

7.8 Good
  • June 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Sweden

Location of hotel is excellent, right in the center of Palma and shopping, restaurants, buses within 100m. Cathedral is right down the street. However, the doors to the room are very thin, and there is a gap underneath which allows all kind of noise from corridor right into the room. Stone or marble floor amplifies the sound, and the cleaning staff are pulling and slamming furninture around in other room nearby makes sleeping in morning impossible. Small feltpieces under furniture legs is strongly recommended to the manager. And solid doors pleaase. Also info to cleaners that people might try to sleep when banging the interior around. Except that, very nice and excellent located charming hotel in a comfortable price range. Try it!

7.7 Good
  • April 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Australia

Charming hotel is great location staffed by friendly and helpful people. My only complaint is about the acoustics. They are dreadful. In spite of the walls appearing to be made of solid stone I could hear the couple in the room next to me clearly (they are boring conversationalists and he snores). If you a light sleeper bring ear plugs.

7.7 Good
  • March 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Ireland

I only stayed one night and had an early start for the airport. I had previously stayed in a single room which was tiny but this time i booked a "large single" which was much better. One day i hope not to have such an early start and to be able to stay for breakfast.

8.9 Excellent
  • March 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Germany

If we return to Palma we would book this Hotel surely.

7.1 Good
  • November 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Ireland

Lovely little hotel, the room was really small with poor lighting but I was only staying for one night. I don't think I would like to stay there at a busy time as the noise can so easily be heard from next door rooms. Nice friendly guy at check in, even though it says that check in is from 2pm, my room was ready when I arrived at midday which I appreciated.

8.0 Very Good
  • October 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Sweden

Excellent location near the Passeig des Born, the central boulevard where animated cafés spread out their tables in the shadow of magnificent plane trees. A former hôtel particulier, the hotel interior is on a grand scale, with a lobby worthy of a palace. In the patio, with two palm trees stretching to the sky, a full breakfast is served, and your café con leche is prepared to order by a barista. It’s a beautiful building with spacious, but less than soundproof rooms, which is however no major disadvantage. I would definitely return to this hotel, should I go back to Palma. For Swedes visiting Mallorca, the Svenska Konsulatet is just nearby, located in another impressive building.

9.6 Outstanding!
  • October 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • United Kingdom

Perfect location for all the sights of this lovely city.You need to be reasonably fit to stay here tho - no lift so a long haul with luggage up stairs and down corridors with no help from staff!However it was originally a 16c palace converted to a hotel and looking out of the window onto the palm tree court yard was worth the stair climb. Staff very helpful with info, printed bus time tables and made a phone call on my behalf.Do go on the mountain train single track to Soller and then take the tram to Port Soller - fantastic experience.

7.9 Good
  • September 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • France

Very nice

8.1 Very Good
  • July 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • USA

Nice hotel in great location. Only complaint is no elevator and no assistance offered to carry luggage up 2 or more flights of stairs. This factor will make me look elsewhere next time.

9.3 Wonderful!
  • June 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • France

Perfect location, can't beat it. Great breakfast with fresh food and excellent coffee, lots of choice although no hot food. Breakfast can be taken in the wonderful patio. Great! Nice room even if it was a single room. Quiet as the room was on an inside court but I think it would have been quiet on the other side as it's a tiny pedestrian road and there are no bars etc around. All the fun starts 300m further. Perfect!

9.0 Wonderful!
  • June 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • GB

brilliant location, excellent breakfast nice old fashioned hotel. Ideal for exploring city.

8.3 Very Good
  • June 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Germany

hotel in historic building, romantic, quiet, cosy. Outfit walls and ceilings of public rooms good ancient style, carpets need partially renovation. Wonderful staircase, no elevator (ancient building). Nice central open court for outside breakfast, surrounded by the hotel, good for smokers. Very good central position in Palma city. Aircos in customers sleeping rooms working properly.

8.6 Excellent
  • June 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Canada

Great central location. Guest computer (free) was a nice feature for us. Excellent breakfast and lovely area to eat it in (courtyard or indoors). No lift, so lots of stairs and hallways to tote our bags to our room. Fairly noisy at night (pedestrians on adjoining street)with windows open as A/C wasn't activated.

10 Outstanding!
  • April 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Austria

beautyful hotel in the heart of Palma

8.8 Excellent
  • January 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • GB

The location of the hotel is perfect for exploring the city. The breakfast was extremely good and far exceeded my expectations for this level of hotel. The staff were very helpful and friendly. In short I would recommend this hotel for anyone wishing to experience a more traditional style of accomodation.

8.4 Very Good
  • October 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • GB

Fabulous building. Rooms good size but a bit spartan for the price. Great breakfast. Right in heart of city. No obvious parking - you'd need to check with hotel if arriving by car.

7.6 Good
  • October 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

Good breakfasts with plenty of choice, taken in the splendid courtyard. The style of the hotel suggests that it is more appropriate for the middle aged and elderly, but the absence of a lift suggests otherwise. It was hard work for two 69 year-olds to carry their suitcases to the fourth floor up the stairs. It would have been better had there had been staff to carry them, but I got the impression that the hotel was run with the bare minimum of staff. That said, given the location and the not excessive prices, I would go there again but only if there was a room on the first or second floor.

9.1 Wonderful!
  • October 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

Great little hotel, well placed for the centre of Palma. As quoted on other reports, no lifts, but managed the stairs OK. Breakfast is very good, staff are very nice, friendly and helpfull.Thought we booked a double room/bed, but turned out to be a twin !. Palma itself is very nice, take the electric train to Soller, lovely trip out. If we went back we would consider using the local buses to roam the island more

9.9 Outstanding!
  • September 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Germany

We spent 2 wonderful days (unfortunately only 1 night at the hotel!) in Palma! The Hotel is perfectly situated to explore Palma!

7.7 Good
  • September 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Spain

Nice friendly served breakfast. Bar Abaco speciel friday evening.

10 Outstanding!
  • September 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • France

we love this place the building is very typic of palma architecture ; it is very well situated and very quiet in Palma the staff are discrete yet efficient and welcoming i would strongly recommend if you want to feel the magic spirit of the ancient city of palma

9.7 Outstanding!
  • August 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • United Kingdom

We stayed for 3 nights at the hotel born Just one point the instructions for getting to the hotel could be improved and it could be mentioned which stop to get off the airport bus on the Passage De Mallorca which would avoid extra walking but it was a great stay and would highly recommend the Hotel Born The courtyard is wonderful to sit and have breakfast a good breakfast too. The staff very helpful overall a great hotel.

9.7 Outstanding!
  • August 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • Canada

This hotel was wonderful: beautiful, quiet, classy; breakfast was great; it made our stay in Palma magical.

8.1 Very Good
  • August 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

An elevator is necessary!

9.6 Outstanding!
  • July 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • Spain

we stayed in a twin bedded room with en suite, the room size was good, but the bathroom was small and no where to put toiletries etc so we ended up putting things on the floor. The room was very clean, overlooking the patio, which was fabulous, and the hotel was very very quiet. It is very well situated for exploring the city.Very good breakfast, and pleasant and polite staff. We would certainly stay there again and would fully recommend it

7.5 Good
  • July 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Denmark

fin hotel, just at our exectations, will com again, if teh problem we have, will be solved soon. Problems with the payment. They (Hotel-Born) have drawn us 2 times ekstra for the payment, we now have our bank at the case.-

9.5 Outstanding!
  • July 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Czech Republic

Perfect hotel, really good location, nice rooms, excellent breakfast - I would go there again and stay in this hotel!!! Absolutely amazing!

8.2 Very Good
  • July 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Brazil

The hotel is located in a great place, it is a nice building and the breakfast was excellent.There was a free Internet access, which was very convenient.I complain about the lack of ascensor, we need to go up through stairs carrying our own luggage (they could have a person to do that for guests, as they dont have an elevator). Beside that, there was a bug in my room the whole stay, and a drop of water the whole time, coming from AC!!! Awful.

7.8 Good
  • July 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

The location was excellent in Central Palma. Whilst close by the street was quiet compared with the city hustle and bustle. The buffet breakfast was good and the cava a nice extra touch!

9.4 Outstanding!
  • June 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

This was our second visit to Hotel Born so obviously we were impresssed with its facilities and other factors.

8.8 Excellent
  • June 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

Excellent hotel in perfect position - very reasonable price - nice courtyard for breakfast and relaxing.

9.8 Outstanding!
  • June 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Belgium

Very good value for money. Nice old town palace, clean rooms, good breakfast. There is no lift, but stairs are easy.

8.8 Excellent
  • June 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

This beautiful hotel was a very good stay for my wife and I. Excellent value for the cost. Our only problem was the street noise, but that was a minor inconvenience. Most of the staff was quite accommodating and helpful. The breakfast was excellent!: Nice variety of choice and plenty of food. Truly exceptional. Comfortable room with a great bathroom. Helped us enjoy Palma.

7.4 Good
  • May 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

The hotel is centrally located but down a small sidestreet without obvious signs. The room was spacious and adequately furnished but we requested a double room on the ground or first floor when we booked as we had mobility problems and their are no lifts available.We were given a twin room on the top floor as far away as possible from the top of the stairs. Also,noise from other rooms can be loud and sound seems to carry a long way internally. Breakfasts were adequate with no hot food available. Staff were generally helpful. There was free internet access available. This is good value if travelling on a budget but not for those with mobility or health problems.

8.4 Very Good
  • May 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Switzerland

Beautiful palace. Rooms to the yard very quiet. Good location in the old town.

8.0 Very Good
  • May 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Germany

old place with charm. Excellent central location. Beautiful courtyard.

9.8 Outstanding!
  • May 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

The little negatives (lack of lift and absence of "luxury" features such as a bar, or any mini-bar in the room) were entirely outweighed by the charming old-Mallorcan ambience (large and gracefully high-vaulted entrance hall; adjoining open-air courtyard, impressive palm-tree at its centre). Our room, with courtyard view, was tastefully furnished, its modern bathroom bright and spotless. Attractive breakfast. Free internet access. Central location. The staff at the reception desk were extremely kind and helpful, as were the breakfast staff. Altogether delightful!

8.3 Very Good
  • April 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • GB

A lovely hotel, full of character and charm in an ideal location right in the heart of Palma (10 mins to train station, 5 mins to Cathedral) but at the same time it is very quiet. Staff very pleasant and continental breakfast very good (great coffee). Use of free safe (returnable deposit). Nice hotel in a very nice city. It is probably worth noting that their is no lift, which would be a problem for anyone with a walking disability or a lot of luggage!

7.2 Good
  • March 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

Great location. The only key issue we had is we found the hotel cold, central heating was only on infrequently and never got up to any great temperature. AC unit in room had no remote control so that could not be used to supplement the heating. This was in March and it was not particularly cold outside so was a bit disappointing.

8.4 Very Good
  • March 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Germany

Very nice hotel with quit rooms. The busstation is near by and you can reach the most sourroundings by foot. The breakfast also was very good

4.8 Ordinary
  • March 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Germany

The Breakfast was not good . BAD Service at breakfast .

8.9 Excellent
  • December 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Norway

Beautiful house, very good location in the old town, with wqlking distance to most places and bus stop a few steps from the front door. The staff was most helpful and the breakfast very good. Only two disadvantages: No lift, and a bit too hard pillows.

9.7 Outstanding!
  • November 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Italy

The hotel was exactly what we were looking for, authentic and perfectly situated in Palma, near to the old town, very friendly staff, great room, basic but perfect, we had a courtyard room which was quiet - just a perfect Spanish feeling - much better than taking one of the standard modern box shaped hotels, would highly recommend to everyone. No lift, we stayed on the 4th floor so bear this in mind if you have heavy luggage.

8.9 Excellent
  • November 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

The location is in the center of the old town and easily accessible by taxi or by the excellent local bus system (with, literally, about 8-10 bus lines stopping within 100 meters of the hotel). The hotel is about 40-50 feet up a narrow street directly above Passieg Born, one of the principle streets of the old town. (It you did not know where you were going it could be difficult to find. But all the taxi drivers and everyone in the neighborhood knows it, and once you find it the first time, you can easily find your way back.) If you have a rental car, parking might be very difficult, but there is no reason at all to have a car in Palma - the city buses and even the intra-island bus system are very cheap, easy to use, and offer frequent buses. The cathedral and may other attractions are close by and easy to walk to. Many nice restaurants close by (try "Tast" tapas bar/restaurant only about 2 minutes away, about 50 feet east of Bar Bosch). The hotel breakfast (included), was very nice and the courtyard was a lovely place to start the day. Most of the staff spoke at least some English and were very courteous and helpful. The rooms are very large by European standards. We had windows that opened, including one with a view of the interior courtyard. Previous reviews describe the hotel pretty well. The building itself is beautiful and perfectly located to explore the town. Some of the public areas are a bit worn (like the red carpet that runs down the center of the stair and hallways), but still very nice and acceptable. Frankly, I think it is better to have a bit of wear but preserve the character of the place. Other than a bit of wear, the only negatives are as mentioned in prior reviews: 1) there is no elevator, and the stairs between the floors are not next to each other - you go from the first floor to the second, then have to go about half way around the second floor to get to the stairs to the third floor. Not really a big deal. 2) the beds

7.9 Good
  • November 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Gay Couple
  • Japan

The location of the hotel is excellent because not only it is a little bit aparts from the main street and calm, but also easy to access to many places to visit. The architecture of hotel is very classical and has nice atomosphere. What I felt inconvinient is there is no elevator. I stayd in the room at 3rd floor with 60 stairs; therefore I felt trouble to carry up and down my heavy suitcase. Staff is very kind and English speaking.

4.5 Ordinary
  • October 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Sweden

the hotel has seen it´s best days and shoud be in need of renovation and it would become "una perla de isla" the reception service is in extreme need of shaping up and it doesn´t help even speaking spanish, public areas garden and breakfast/staff is excellent plus location

8.4 Very Good
  • October 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

Breakfasts were absolutely excellent, even including champagne each day if anyone wanted it! Variety was amazing - all tastes were well catered for, with a good range of cold meats, cheese, cereals and bread varieties, not to mention doughnuts most mornings. All these - as well as unlimited hot drinks - came as part of the basic room price! The breakfasts, plus the helpful and friendly attitude of the multi-lingual staff, made this, our first visit ever to Mallorca, extremely pleasant and memorable.

7.4 Good
  • October 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • USA

It was a great location and wonderful setting and entry way. The patio eating area was very peaceful and the breakfast was fine. An elevator would have been much appeciated since I was on the 4th floor.

9.7 Outstanding!
  • October 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Australia

I met two different receptionists. One person gave me a very kind assistance for tourist information and carrying luggage, and the other receptionist was not as kind as the other one. I stayed 2nd floor(Gr, 1st, 2nd) Breakfast was excellent. Overall it was very good value for the room rate. I arrived Palma on Sunday morning. Most of shops, even Cathedral in Palma were closed on Sunday. As all of shops in Barcelona opened during weekend, I couldn't realize that shops in Palma would be closed on Sunday, so strolling shops in Palma on Sunday is not recommendable.

8.9 Excellent
  • October 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Germany

A very old house with a super breakfast. It is 5 minutes from the city and near by the other sights. We are the 3rd time in this hotel and we will like to come again and again.

9.9 Outstanding!
  • September 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • GB

Wonderful hotel, friendly staff and beautiful building. Have stayed before and would definitely go back! More suited to couples of all ages. Not really suitable for children due to the nature of peacefulness of the place.

8.7 Excellent
  • September 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Gay Couple
  • United Kingdom

A superb location, right where you need to be based for sight-seeing in the city and for public transport links to other parts of the island. Our room was a double that looked out over the courtyard. A nicely furnished little room - basic and clean. The staff were all very friendly and extremely helpful. The breakfasts were really good. Buy a bottle of wine from the bar (they don't over charge you) or a coffee and sit in the hotel courtyard in the afternoon, following a day sight-seeing - bliss! We will certainly stay at the Born again. There is no lift, so those with mobility problems might want to consider this.

9.0 Wonderful!
  • September 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • GB

Having stayed in this hotel twice, the street fscing rooms are noisy as opposed to the courtyard rooms. Very convenient for all main attractions and shops. A typical old Spanish building with far more character than a modern hotel. Very good breakfasts.

9.5 Outstanding!
  • September 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

We loved it. Bedroom noisy late at night but due to guests using t.v until early hours and baby crying in room next door. All had windows wide open due to heat, We felt it was not the fault of the Hotel but other guests who perhaps did not realise how noisy they were,!Bed too hard for my Husband's taste but we would love to go again!

9.3 Wonderful!
  • August 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • GB

This is excellent value for money. the location was ideal for us being central within easy walking distance of both the sea and the tourist sites. The accommodation was clean and spacious enough and the buffet breakfast set us up well for the day. the services that we required were excellent and delivered courteously and promptly. There was no language difficulty and the staff were very helpful. Definitely a hotel I would both recommend and use again.

8.7 Excellent
  • July 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • GB

Hotel was lovely,perfect location,beautiful setting,clean and spacious rooms overlooking a beautiful courtyard. Only criticism is that most of the staff didnt seem friendly at all - the older lady looking after breakfast never said good morning to us the whole 5 days we were there,was generally surly and seemed only interested in chatting to her collegues. The older gentleman on reception took an age to hand write our bill (surely a computer print out in this day and age !)and there was no WI FI(broken)during our whole stay. The breakfasts definatly need more variety,theyre ok for a night or 2 but after a couple of days we were fed up with finding the same buffet when we came down to eat. This hotel also needs a manager to oversee the staff and check that guests are ok. Having said all of this we would absolutley stay there again! The hotel is really beautiful and positioned exactly where you need to be to take advantage of Palma.

5.9 Ordinary
  • July 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Brazil

The rooms are too small and the furniture is old. The hotel has 4 floors, but no elevator. They give me two single beds, and had no flexibility to change to a couple.

8.8 Excellent
  • June 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Ireland

Centrally located on a small street off Avenue St Jaume. Rooms are simply furnished, but clean and serviceable. Nice buffet breakfast, and options to have drinks in courtyard from 5pm onwards. Staff are very helpful with any enquiry you may have.Rooms overlooking street can be noisy with passersby, and there is no lift in the hotel.

9.9 Outstanding!
  • May 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

a little faded in places but full of character and age and in an excellent position at a good price.

9.8 Outstanding!
  • May 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • USA

Hotel was beautiful. Had a very authentic feel. Loved the rooms. Recommend spending a few extra bucks for a room with a window/balcony that opens up to the courtyard.

7.9 Good
  • May 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • Germany

Good hotel, very good location for visting Palma. Not good to come with a car as not parking available. Hotel nice, breakefast good, staff happy to help. We tayed with a baby (1.5 year). rooms to patio nice.

8.8 Excellent
  • May 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Finland

Hotel location was excellent; close to old town, shopping area etc. and only 10 minutes walking distance to railway station.

10 Outstanding!
  • May 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

Central location with view over courtyard - quiet, 17th century palace. Friendly helpful staff. Good breakfast with excellent coffee!

8.1 Very Good
  • May 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Germany

The location is excellent, direct in the centre of palma de mallorca. Just a few steps to shops and culture, only five minuts to walk to the harbour. The hotel is very nice renovated, my room was quiet.

9.9 Outstanding!
  • April 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • USA

The Hotel Born has the best location in Palma -- in the very center of the city, near the Passeig de Born. It also has character -- the authenticity I need to make a stay memorable. Eating your breakfast out in the courtyard, under the palm trees, is a distinctly pleasurable experience. And the building itself -- a former palace -- still retains a remnant of history, both in its public rooms and the general aura of the place. The staff treats you well, too. Stay there!

9.9 Outstanding!
  • April 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Sweden

This was the first time we visited hotel Born. We were amazed that everything was as shown in the pictures. We were not disappointed about anything. The breakfast contained yoghurt, cereals, dark bread, white bread, different kinds of cheese, sausages, ham, cakes, coffees, tea and lots of other things. We were very satisfied with it. The surroundings were also great. I would definitely go back if I visit Palma again.

6.4 Fair
  • April 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

The hotel is certainly picturesque ( an old House from the XVIth Century if i am not mistaken ) and its location as central as you can ever wish . You can get on foot throughout the City center and that is an advantage . The minus could be the following ones : not very friendly people attending customers ; no elevator (!!) in a four-floors hotel , which is funny when you get a room at the last floors and you have a heavy luggage .. ; single rooms are ... holes (!) , still quite clean , this must be said , although in case you stay there more than one night you can expect to have your room done by ... 15:00 o'clock in the afternoon ; the price is fantastic on the other hand , if you consider the location. I would not suggest this hotel for people travelling for business reasons , as I was.

4.4 Ordinary
  • April 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • GB

I can highly recommend a visit to Palma de Mallorca. However the Hotel Born was disappointing. The best thing that can be said about the Hotel is its location which is excellent for the city centre and buses etc. However, our room was small, dark and noisy and the bed was akin to a camping bed! The woman serving coffee at breakfast needs customer care training. If you are staying in this hotal take care to check room size and location within hotel- I suspect courtyard facing rooms are better.

7.1 Good
  • March 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Sweden

We stayed three nights altogether, two of them in a room facing the back-yard. This room was much more quiet than the other. The room-standard was quite O.K. It was well kept and clean. The hotel is right in the middle of the city. It could not be better! Also, the people working at the reception desk are very kind and helpful. If you are looking for a mid-class hotel; this is it!

8.6 Excellent
  • March 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • United Kingdom

Really enjoyable stay. Staff are friendly and helpful. The hotel is centrey located - within easy wlaking distance of the main sites, yet in a quiet street so you're not distrubed at night. It's clean & beautiful - would be especially great in the summer when you could eat breakfast outside in the courtyard (we went in March). The breakfast was brilliant - such a wide choice, plenty available even at the end of the session. And late breakfast finish time, 10.30, which is always a bonus when on holiday! All in all a great place to stay when in Palma.

8.8 Excellent
  • February 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Netherlands

The people were warm and friendly, the hotel itself is gorgeous, and the location is superb: all in all quite magical! I will come back one day.

5.6 Ordinary
  • December 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Germany

Suite is not really offering remarkable extras. Don´t know if standard rooms are even smaller etc. Bath etc. needs renovation as well as all the hotel. Breakfast is good, also when served inside. Patio is nice. All in all ok, but the perfect location is included in the price..

8.1 Very Good
  • December 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

This was our third visit to the Hotel Born, and we love to return. Its Mallorquin style and the grandeur of the public areas, combined with the clean simplicity of the rooms and its position in the very centre of Palma make it the perfect place to stay.

8.9 Excellent
  • November 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Germany

Perfect location in the city center, good breakfast, rooms are heated in winter during night.

9.6 Outstanding!
  • October 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

Excellent value for money - we could not believe our luck in getting such an impressive room for so little money. The hotel is ideally situated for seeing the old quarter which we would thoroughly recomend . The only downside was that the cathedral was closed when we got there at 3.00pm on a saturday afternoon. We did experience some noise around 2.00am when the owners of the property next door decided to have a " domestic" but this only lasted a few minutes and we went back to sleep. We will certainly go to this hotel again unlike the time share we spent the previous week in which delivered little of the alleged qualities that Club la Costa claimed for it.

7.9 Good
  • October 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Spain

Stylish and very well located but incredibly small beds.

8.9 Excellent
  • October 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Germany

We stayed in a double room at the back of the hotel overlooking a rather scruffy backyard. The room was a little "tired" in its decoration but perfectly clean. A problem with the shower was dealt with immediately. It was our second stay, Born caters for all ages and types of clientèle.

8.3 Very Good
  • October 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

Very nice hotel in an excellent location. The staff were most helpful. The breakfasts were also very good

6.9 Fair
  • October 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

We have been to Palma de Mallorca four times before and found the Hotel Born by far the best hotel we have stayed in. Location was excellent, the room was clean and spacious, good breakfast. The hotel is very much "old Spain", very attractive with a lovely courtyard filled with palm trees. The hotel cost 100 euros per night which I feel is expensive for a two star hotel, however I realise this was due to the low value of the pound. I would recommend this hotel if you want a basic, clean attractive hotel with a good breakfast and in a great location.

9.7 Outstanding!
  • September 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

Historical building wonderfully situated in the heart of Palma. The staff are friendly and welcoming with excellent language skills. Nothing was a problem for them. There are plenty of tapas bars around the area of the hotel - my tip would be to go in and around the small lanes in the centre to be where the locals choose to send their evenings.

9.5 Outstanding!
  • September 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • United Kingdom

Good value, excellent breakfast which can be taken in an open courtyard under palm trees. Not to everyone's taste; no lift & stair carpets are a bit threadbear, but loads of atmosphere; a grand marble entrance area.Staff are friendly & helpful

9.1 Wonderful!
  • September 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • Finland

Excellent location, although driving to the hotel is quite difficult and parking is impossible nearby. Beautiful room and lovely garden. Very clean. I loved it!

10 Outstanding!
  • September 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

Very friendly. An excellent experience

8.3 Very Good
  • August 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Italy

The relationship between price and quality is extremely good for Hotel Born in Palma. I paid a very competitive price for a very confortable stay just in the centre of the city. I will suggest of course.

5.5 Ordinary
  • August 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Germany

Everything was fine: the room, the wonderful patio, the flair, the location. Only one thing: the cockroach in the bathroom, welcoming us did not belong to this wonderful place!

7.5 Good
  • August 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

No elevator, four floors. Ask for a room at the first floor, otherwise you will be tired immediately at the beginning of your stay... Apart form this problem the hotel is very good, even though the price is quite high when considering that is is a two star hotel.

7.5 Good
  • August 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

ALWAYS A GOOD CHOICE, BUT ASK FOR A ROOM AT THE FIRST FLOOR, NO ELEVATOR IS PRESENT...

8.4 Very Good
  • August 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Japan

I would like to stay this hotel again,when I visit here.Irecommen this hotel to you

9.0 Wonderful!
  • August 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • United Kingdom

The hotel accomodated our need for a larger room when our children joined us at short notice. The square within the hotel where we ate breakfast was lovely and our room overlooked it.The only thing i would say is if you have heavy cases and you are infirm or have a buggy with young children you would struggle with the stairs as there is no lift. I would recommend this hotel for a short stay, we stayed 3 nights which was perfect for our needs before travelling to other parts of the island.Bottled water in the room would have been great there are no tea/coffee making facilities in the room which i missed.

6.4 Fair
  • August 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Turkey

This hotel is a great one, especially in the heart of the city. Easy access to almost everywhere. It was nice staying here. The breakfast in the yard is one of the most fantastic piece of our stay. It may be difficult to find it when you arrive by car, it would be better if more guidance for first time guests is provided.

8.8 Excellent
  • August 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • France

excellent situation in the town. very charming hotel with a nice patio. Breakfast ubder the hotel level.

9.0 Wonderful!
  • August 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • United Kingdom

great value/perfect location

9.2 Wonderful!
  • July 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

An utterly charming hotel in a quiet traffic free street in the centre of the town. OK it only has 2 stars, there's no lift,no room service and the stair carpet is a bit frayed but as a place to stay it is brilliant. The entrance hall and central courtyard (where you eat breakfast) is simply beautiful. You can almost imagine you are the duke whose palace it was in the 16th century. We would certainly stay there again.

5.6 Ordinary
  • June 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Ireland

Positive: Plush décor decorates the reception area and the halls giving a palatial impression. A nice courtyard complements the interior. The bathroom was spacious and clean and had plenty of hot water. The location is good. Negative: The single room I ended up in was small with a prison-like window which I needed a chair to stand on in order to look out. Also, this room had no number on it so I’m presuming it’s a converted storeroom of some sorts. There were no tea & coffee making facilities in the room.

8.4 Very Good
  • June 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Spain

Very central location. Beautiful old building. Limited breakfast buffet.

8.9 Excellent
  • June 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Sweden

The best location and close to everything!!

8.7 Excellent
  • June 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • United Kingdom

The hotel was great for one or two nights stay, centrally located and fantastic surroundings. Lovely courtyard for breakfast in the mornings and very grand staircase in entrance. The oly let down for us was the noise of sleeping in a room overlooking the alleyway, luckily I had read previous reviews so had taken earplugs along but I don't think that I would have slept if I hadn't. Other than that a great hotel!

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Room Details

Born offers 36 guest rooms with climate control. Televisions in each room offer entertainment at the end of a long day. Business travelers will have access to free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as desks and direct-dial phones during their Palma de Mallorca visit.

Bathrooms are outfitted with hair dryers. Additional comforts include air conditioning.

Irons/ironing boards can be provided on request.

Accommodation Services

  • Air conditioning
  • TV
  • Telephone
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Desk
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • Ironing facilities on request
  • Direct dial phone
  • Wireless Internet access

Distances from Hotel Born

Plaza del Rey Juan Carlos I - 0.1 km / 0 mi
Plaza de Mercat - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Palma Town Hall - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Plaza Mayor de Palma - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Fundacion Juan March - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Juan Miro Foundation - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Santa Eulalia Church - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Mallorca Cathedral - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Lonja de Palma de Mallorca - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Es Baluard - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Parc de La Mar - 0.6 km / 0.3 mi
Basilica of St. Francis - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Ferrocarril de Soller Train Station - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Gomila Square - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Pueblo Espanol - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
The preferred airport for Born is Palma de Mallorca (PMI) - 7.7 km / 4.8 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.

Transportation services Hotel Born

  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport
  • Limousine service
  • Shuttle service