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Lafont, 8-10, Barcelona, Spain

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3778 Total Reviews
  • 87%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 86%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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Conveniently located close to the metro! I felt old at 24 years old though, everyone in my room was about 18 years old.


Hostel was awesome, in a good location, you just need to walk for 10 minutes to get to the city centre. Bar was quite good, staff was very friendly.


Only thing that really bugged me was the lack of wifi


Loved this hostel! Met the best people, staff were extremely friendly. I want to go back now!!! Huge reccomedation for Barca and Hello BCN.


The bar isn't very well stocked, otherwise great!


Had a great time. Nice communal areas, comfortable beds. Thought towels were a bit pricey though. But overall, loved it. Very clean, very welcoming atmosphere.


Great hostel, had a great night on the pub crawl :)


I enjoyed the breakfast n meeting with fellow travellers. To us, the location is really fantastic n there are more than 5 great eateries just outside the hostel, not forgetting too that many convenient stores/ mini mart r around. Hop on hop off bus stop and La Rambla, are a short walk away...thumbs up!

  • 12th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Singapore
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)


This was so close from being a perfect hostel, free breakfast, clean, great atmosphere, right near supermarkets, not far from the beach, great staff, you wear these watches that are your 'keys' to get in the hostel, your room and your locker, such a great idea and they are waterproof too. only issue is no WiFi in rooms and WiFi was a bit slow sometimes. Highly recommend coming here.


Overall we got what we paid for. No wifi in the rooms and the wifi in the lobby was too spotty to use most of the time but they did have four computers we could use for free. Large lockers with electronic locks that also work as your room key that you could wear as a watch was great. Key also gave you access to the building at all hours. Honestly probably would not stay again and pay a little more for better facilities. Would have liked the patio to be open later!!


When we arrived, our room and bathroom were dirty. The girl in the reception sayed to us that they were going to clean it a little bit later and they do so. About the wifi, sometimes it didn't work at all, and we were at the first floor. The breakfast wasn't so good: bread, cereals and coffee and afterwards you had to clean your staff. Apart from that, the staff was very kind and ready to help you. There's a lot of helpful information and it's 10m walk to the city center.


I absolutely love this hostel. The atmosphere is amazing with a really cool vibe. The breakfast is solid, the location is within walking distance from most places and right near a metro station, and the wristband key cards are super convenient.The staff are excellent (shout out to Shane and Lucas!) Only criticism is get that wifi fixed! Other than that, amazing stay in Barcelona.


it was a little difficult to get to the location. but once you know where it is you are good. make sure to located them with Google Map first. wasn't really visible if you are a street away too. but overall stay was Pleasent one. take a taxi at night. night = not so safe.


Staff were super helpful. Clean rooms! Awesome breakfast! No complaints. I'd return for sure! Merci!!!!!


Very nice to have air conditioning and large lockers for storage space.


Fine location, they give you a very handy map of the city and walking to most of the major sites would have been doable, but I ended up using a ten trip metro card which they recommended. It was definitely worth it. The rooms have pretty fancy lockers and the free breakfast was good.


Good value for money. The crew working the bar were great. Good location, wifi only in the lobby, good breakfast.


Quite a big hostel but nice and very clean, the staff was helpfull. Breakfast is included which is good to have. The room was good with space for everyone.


Great stay at hello BCN! Locks in all the rooms and wristbands to scan you in to the hostel and your room. Good location, 10 mins to la rambla and close to all the tapas bars. Staff were very helpful with information about the city!


Nice hostel for staying at barcelona

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