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Alberguinn Youth Hostel Reviews

c/ Melcior de Palau, 70-74 entlo, Barcelona, Spain

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78%

Rating
1701 Total Reviews
  • 77%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 76%Location
  • 78%Staff
  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 76%Facilities

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97%

Place was very clean and organized. They have key cards for the entrance to the building also once you get to the dorms and bedrooms. Very secure. Large bathrooms. Wifi worked great the whole time. Great location around lots of restaurants and 5-10 min walk from Barcelona sants train station/metro. Staff was friendly. Highly recommend


51%

Have stayed at this hostel mant times before but this time it was terrible!Asked the staff to turn on the aircon but after 30 mins had to ask again!They forgot!Then it did not work!!Now i know what it is like to be in prison!To have 12 people in one room with windows shut and the bad smell it was disgusting!The staff in the past were excellent but now they do not care!Never again!Past posts say the aircon does not work so please read these and get it fixed!!!


66%

This is a normal hostel which didn't surprise me a lot, and they don't have air conditioner at day( they only open at night) so it's a terrible thing to stay inside the room. Intriguingly, they don't have wifi in lobby( only in the room but the signal always sucks!) you want to use wifi you have to back to the oven-like room unless you use the computer in the lobby. Kitchen and toilet and shower place are clean.


86%

I originally booked the hostel because of it's close location to the train station. The hostel ended up not being very close to many of the attractions I wanted to see so I only stayed for two nights. However the facility was great! Very clean and free breakfast. The vibe was more relaxed so if you are planning to party, this hostel may not be for you. There were families staying there with children, which I didn't expect.


97%

I always stay at Alberguinn and this is my fourth year in a row!The staff are always very friendly and helpful!The rooms,common area,kitchen and bathrooms are spotless!!The hostel is only a 5 minute walk from Sants train station!For me it is the best place to stay in Barcelona!!Highly recommended!!!


49%

Cuando llegue al hostal, la persona del turno de la tarde estaba peleando con la persona del turno de la noche, discutieron por 20-30 min muy fuertemente, después de que terminaron pude hacer mi check in, espere mas de 40 min! Después de la 1am no puedes estar en la sala de estar y si dejas cosas en el refrigerador y tienes que partir muy temprano vas a perder todo porque la cocina la abren hasta las 8, el recepcionista le grito a una chica porque ella quería sus cosas amenazó con echarla!!


80%

Pleasant stay in a good hostel


66%

The Wi-fi is super slow...


91%

Towels should be provided

  • 16th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


63%

Nothing Special, perfect for a night stay if your using the main Barcelona train station. Extremely slow wifi, standard hostel facilities, not really any good vibes, not easy to meet people if your traveling solo. If staying longer then a few days, find an alternative


66%

It is near Barcelona-Sants but far away from "La Ramblas". internet connection was ok.


80%

-average wifi connection -good location near Barcelona sants -good hot showers -average breakfast


86%

The hostel was amazing, its not a really good location if u are lookig to be in the center of barcelona but its close to sants station. The hostel it self is top quality , theres everything u need.


51%

The air conditioning didn't work or wasn't turned on.


91%

Good location and reasonable price. The staff was nice and helpful. My only problem was that the wifi was not working 75% of the time.

  • 19th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Denmark
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Met a ton of great people here and it was really close to the sights.


74%

Location is pretty okay, close to the train station but far from the main attractions. The staff is friendly and helpful, but the newer ones are less knowledgeable. All in all, decent price for a decent stay!


86%

I liked the hostel because it was a nice place to stay, even it was a bit far from metro or town center. It was really clean, safe and the staff was great. Waiting for the check in you can let you luggage in a safe storage for free. Breakfast included with unlimited bread + jam and cereals :) BUT it would be nice to have wholemeal bread and fruit as well, and maybe also soy/rice/almond milk for Vegetarian or Vegan. The internet wifi on computers do not work at all. :(

  • 15th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


66%

Felt like a hospital. Not welcoming at all. And it was way too hot inside. You couldn't breath.


80%

Located about a 15 min walk from the Barcelona Sants train station. The staff is GREAT. I was looking to buy Barcelona football tickets, and she went out of her way to contact her boss who was selling some. Also, there was a constant amount of cleaning going on. 1 bathroom for girls and 1 for boys. Showers are in stalls and push knobs. Not a big fan of that but it did the job.


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