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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have just returned from my trip in Barcelona. I lived in this wonderful hostel that surprised me with style and the personality of the decor! the staff is very kind and willing to help you at any time. I highly recommend dinner at the hostel! in addition to eating very tasty food you can also make a new friends!...

Thank Katarína B
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the hipster for a couple of day. It wasn't clean at all. After two night I noticed bites. There where bedbugs! Truly disgusting. Don't go here if you want to be covered in a lot of itchy bites.

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

It is a eeeeeeasy-going place with free coffee machine and social balcony. I wouldnt advise the place for kids/family IF you look for quiet super clean (not sure if actually there are quiet spaces as i wasnt everywhere:), after all it's like a youth hostel. The beds/bathroom hygiene are meeting the standards, wifi/kitchen/and not far from center. Would come back(:

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Good location, but hostel is not good. You can eat breakfast in hostel but if you pay 5 euro, but this price is very expensive because this breakfast is very poor. Very nice in kitchen is terrace . If you need towel you must pay , room are very small but have a balcon with not good view .

Thank Ewelina M
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed in a double room in the hostel. The room was well decorated and spacious with a comfortable double bed. The kitchen and dining facilities were great with everything you could need available. The hostel is ideally located in the centre of Barcelona. It is walking distance to lots of tourist attractions and restaurants as well...

Thank Ren C
Cancun, Mexico
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This hostel is the best option in Barcelona, the atmosphere, people, service, location, and the rooms are terrific!!! I like the hipster style and the good vibes that you can feel. Perhaps the only tricky thing you can find is the fact you cant find it a simple view, because the entrance is hidden. Its in the 6th floor or...

1Thank travelerinmexico2010
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Clean accommodations are the best thing this hostel has going for it. Even still, a 10 bed dorm is hardly private. Despite the fact that there were plenty of people staying here, no one is out and about. The atmosphere is less than friendly and it's not easy to make friends. I go to hostels to meet people, not for...

1Thank e5t3ban28
Izola, Slovenia
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I stayed in this hostel for three nights and I paied extra for a girl only 6 bed bedroom but when I saw the room, I kind of wished I stayed in a normal 10 or 12 bed room because there wasn't any windows in my room and the air conditioning was so horrible because it was blowing directly on...

Thank Ursa K
New York City, New York
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Stayed for 3 days in July. Entry into the hotel requires you to be buzzed in so you better hope someone is at the front desk. Only had internet for the first day and there was no running water on the last day. Neither time did there seem to be any urgency to correct the problems. The staff was not...

Thank jtl227
Cheviot, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This is a typical large hostel. Our room (a twin private room) was comfortable enough but it was a little dusty. The bathrooms also did not seem that clean and the shower doors didn't lock. There were good common areas and it's a good place to meet people, good location. The staff varied in their friendliness & helpfulness but they...

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Staying in Eixample

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Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognised architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.
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Are you planning your trip to Barcelona and want to explore a different way of staying? Join the Hipstel-Family!The Hipstel is more than just a hostel - It is a home away from home.Located in the city´s most emblematic area, the hostel provides you the perfect base for sight-seeing along the day and partying all night long! Our friendly staff will be more than happy to offer you a good insight into this magical city When will you join?A quick overview of what we offer you:• Breakfast service included (extra charge)• Free coffee• 24/7 reception• Free Wi-FI• Amazing dinners!• Private and shared rooms• Bedlinen included• Towels for rent 2€• Free walking tours• Free city maps• Free activities• Free lugagge room• Common rooms• Big exterior terrace• Board gamesThe Hipstel offers private rooms as well as various sized dorms for affordable prices. Depending on your personal needs, you can either book a private room for you and your company or you just check in to a dorm to get in touch with loads of interesting peole from different countries all around the globe. The rooms are spacious, bright as well as secure . This will ensure, that your stay is going to be 100% comfortable. All our rooms are with shared bathroom. You will find air conditioner, big lockers in dorms, keycard access, bedlinen and blankets included in the rate, towels for rent at reception. Our staff will take care of every detail and your room and common areas will be perfectly clean and tidy. Location InformationThe Hipstel C\ de València 266, Barcelona 08007Due to its location next to the the city center, pretty much every hot spot in Barcelona can be reached by feet. But no worries - if you prefer to go by Metro, there is one stop directly across the corner of the Hostel. Within a few minutes you can reach Barceloneta metro station, where you can find the most popular beaches, or Park Güell, one of the hot spots in the city.Also, our location allows you to come and get to main airport and stations easily and cheap. There are bus stops as well as train stations closeby.In a nutshell, we are really proud to say that our location is pretty much unbeatable – can’t believe it? Just check it out on a map! ... more   less 

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Address: Valencia 266 | Carrer de Valencia, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Eixample
Price Range: ₹ 1,768 - ₹ 21,147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Hipstel 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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