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Arago 239 Principal, Barcelona, Spain

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413 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 81%Atmosphere
  • 79%Cleanliness
  • 76%Facilities

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Great place to stay with comfy beds and clean sheets . Can get a little noisey but it is a hostel setting so bring ear plugs if you are like me a light sleeper. We loved the location as it was central to everything . The kitchen was stocked with essentials and well organised. Breakfast in the morning was well stocked also with plenty of choice from the continental buffet. The staff were exceptional, friendly , organised, and so helpful with our queries about directions. 😘😘😘

  • 1st Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • All Female Group, 41+
  • (1 review)


Might require more than one trip up in the lift if you have much luggage,very cosy.

  • 23rd Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)


Good location! And Juila was very helpfull! Showers were a bit small though...


Very nice stay in the heart of Barcelona. Friendly staff, great rooms, clean and good breakfast. Just the elevator is a little scary ;) But I would definitely come back.

  • 18th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Well situated. 10 minutes' walk from la Plaça Catalunya. Breakfast is a huge advantage. The problem is the shower that get's freezing cold than boiling at least twice during a shower. For that reason, we choose not to go back next time.


First of all we liked that we had a direct connection from the airport to Passeig de Gracia (the metro station closest to the hostel). Also it is very close to the centre and La Rambla.(walking distance). The room and the bathroom were very clean and the staff very helpfull and polite.

  • 23rd May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Romania
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


It was very very dirty!!!! Never saw someone cleaning during my whole stay. Nothing is renovated. Walls are dirty and all kinds of things are falling apart. Wifi never worked really good. Towels weren't for free as said before. Free hairdryer didn't work. Loud and nasty people living there who are slamming the doors all night through. Walking distance is not as close to place catalunia as described. I wouldn't go there again :-(


Nice place to stay with a nice breakfast :)

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