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Kabul Backpackers Hostel Reviews

Plaza Real 17, Barcelona, Spain

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76%

Rating
4217 Total Reviews
  • 75%Value For Money
  • 76%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 67%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 68%Cleanliness
  • 70%Facilities

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80%

Clean hostel with good social bar area and rooftop terrace. No power points in room to charge phone and reception staff are a bit unfriendly.


77%

Amazing location, very social and friendly atmosphere. Only downside is that there are no power outlets in the rooms. However, staff are happy to charge behind the desk and there's lots of outlets in the common areas.

  • 28th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Definitely a Party Hostel. Hostel gets you in to a different club each no with no cover, take advantage of that. This hostel is right in the heart of Barcelona so much going on right around you. You will not be bored here. Happy hour each day twice a day 2 beers for 2.50 euro. Book this hostel if you are looking for a fun social atmosphere.


69%

Kabul is a ton of fun-- a lot of young people who are down to party stay here. Some things were missing however. For the first two days, our room was EXTREMELY hot, the air conditioning was essentially blowing hot air all day. The staff is also not very friendly-- if you ask for help, they seem annoyed you asked. Also, their tours/staff can be very flakey. We tried to go on a tour, and the guide just simply never showed up. Overall, good location. Stay if you want to party in Barca.


91%

Perfect party hostel to stay at - would definitely stay again. Met awesome people in our room, bartender was so nice


71%

The staff could be much more friendly.

  • 12th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


80%

If you are looking for fun, that's the place, but if you wanna take a good shower and have a good night of sleep, then find somewhere else to go.


51%

It was one of the worst hostel I have ever stayed. Last day I found a space in free hostel and for comperision, it was 5 star hotel for me. Just location was better, the rest is trash.


77%

Only bad thing is not having plugs to charge your phone on the bedrooms!


91%

Perfect location on placa Reial next to the ramblas. Atmosphere in the meeting room was very nice, rooms had large personal lockers. Free diner and breakfast included.


54%

Kabul is a great party hostel. That shouldn't mean that the staff has to bark at you each time you ask a question and be absolutely rude and not helpful. The rooms are below average compared to other hostels which are even cheaper in Europe. Theres signs EVERYWHERE telling you to look after your staff cause robbery is so common. They charge you for SHEETS! Never happened to me before. No towel rental, you have to buy it. The bar has only 3 crappy drinks to choose from. I really didn't like it!


100%

The locker is very nice, the bathroom always clean and the parties are awesome!


91%

Excellent party hostel! If you don't want to party though, don't stay there


51%

It was horrible! I gave up staying there in the very first day and wen to a hotel. It is unimagineable that i cannot charge my Phone or any electronic inside the room. Bad services at the front desk, crappy rooms with any space.

  • 31st Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


57%

I got bed bugs. They charge you for everything, including the "extra" sheet, thats is not really extra, consedering they just put a bed lining and a dirty blanket on the bed. The rooms are small and the lockers doenst work good. They charge for the luggage room, u cant drink on the lounge unless u buy the drinks from them (and it closes early, so u have no space to stay). No plug ins and no wifi on the rooms, take some time to loose charging ur phone! I wouldnt come back!!


46%

Wouldn't stay there if I got paid. Walked in the door and reception had cancelled our booking. After midnight from a late flight and sold our beds so we had to walk the streets to find somewhere as no booking site would obviously still be showing availability from the hours prior. Party hostel. Might be nice for some but if the music is still blaring and people shouting at 2am, no thanks. Reception guy was amazingly rude and ignored us for about 5min whilst we stood there to check in. Meh

  • 28th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

Good location at a great price


91%

Such an amazing place to mee people, party and enjoy Barcelona. Had the best week of my life here and would definetly reccomend it.


71%

Kitchen staff are nice and bar has great atmosphere but rooms smelt musty and stale. Also no power adapters in rooms due to past thefts but charging at reception is a large inconvenience and the staff don't seem too happy about it either!

  • 25th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

My second time in this hostel and it's always very nice. If you like parties it's the place to be


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