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Hostal Barrera Reviews

Calle de Atocha 96, 2�, Madrid, Spain

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199 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 70%Facilities

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Need a bit more of a hostel. More common space and a kitchen or breakfast. Very good, clean well locate and kind people.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear Sir, Thank you for your feedback about our hostal and for your positive comments about our cleanliness , location and service. We hope to accomodate you next time in Madrid, Best regards Hostal Barrera Team


Very loud room; how to work blinds on windows was not explained. Directions (supplied prior to arrival) from train station were confusing. on arrival to address how to access the building was not addressed; neither was the fact the hostel is on the 2nd floor once inside the building. Shower was most excellent; no issues w/cleanliness. Onsite Staff very helpful!

  • 30th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. I´m sorry to hear directions to hostal were confusing, and how worked blinds not explained. Arriving to a different country with different customs is always a bit confusing but We are always pleased to help and explain everything, just need to let us know. We will be happy to accomocate you next time and try to provide you with a quieter room, just need to tell us. Best regards


We really couldn't fault this cozy hostel on anything. It was definitely worth what we paid. Everything was nice and clean. We slept very well and the location is about a ten to fifteen minute walk from Atocha railway station, although Calle de Atocha, the street where Hostal Barrera is located, is quite steep when you're lugging heavy bags so you need to take it easy. Going back down towards the train station was obviously a lot easier. The room was nice and quiet.

  • 28th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
HI there, Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Hostal Barrera. We are really happy you found our hostal nice, clean, cozy and worthy for the money. We´ve been working hard and we have updated our rooms so new windows to improve the quietness, all rooms painted, and so on. We will be very happy to accomodate you next time you visit Madrid. Warm regards. Nieves Mollo

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