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The Hipstel Reviews

Carrer de Valencia 266, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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89%

Rating
696 Total Reviews
  • 89%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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77%

good hostel. nice location.

  • 7th Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


69%

Good value for money. A little far from la rambla unfortunately, but close to metro and main train station. i did not appreciate having to put the linen on my bed though, and then being sent back upstairs upon check out to bring back the linen. showers on the second floor are poor and not very private.


94%

Had an absolutely amazing time here and met some great people! The evening activities are a blast! Would definitely stay here again :)

  • 27th Dec 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

I went to the hostel on my own to spent nye in Barcelona, met some nice people every day. Never spent a day on my own. Loved the building, interior and staff.

  • 27th Dec 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

Great location, great atmosphere, in the winter with heating! Recommended. A small bottleneck are showers - only one female shower (always full, though very nice and cosy) and three mixed showers (very very simple, no privacy) for a floor.


63%

Staff is very friendly. If you are early, you can leave luggage for free. No soap in toilets or showers. No hot water in toilets. You always have to push a button for water to flow. No place for your valuables in shower. You have to dress somehow while standing with your feet 1 cm deep in water. Microwave does not work. Internet is very slow an hard to login. 3-4 power outlets for 8-10 people in room! Sliding doors in some rooms are confusing and noisy. Atmosphere is good only for party people.


94%

uh, really a well worth of money, location is not bad, but the walls maybe too thin and so it,s a little bit noisy


100%

Amazing all around! Great staff, beautiful facilities and super clean. The only thing that I would suggestion I would make is adding a changing room, or some kind of curtain to the women's shower room. There wasn't really any privacy which made it a bit awkward sometimes. But still a beautiful shower room! Oh and the meals every night, nommm! I can't wait to come back here!


91%

An all around great place to stay! dinners with everyone else in the hostel available every night for 5 euro, pub crawls afterwards, clean bathrooms, in a safe section of town. A great place to stay if you are traveling alone because there is always something going on. A bit of a walk from the cathedral/la ramblas, but close to a few Gaudi houses


94%

Very near to famous buildings and metro of course. Best value for money! Strongly recommanded!


74%

very nice, 15 min walk from the old town, but well situated. Overall a nice place to stay.


91%

I found the staff friendly and helpful.


71%

Showers are such a stupid setup. Staff are initially nice but a lot of the guys end up just being plain creepy and are clearly just working there to try and hook up with foreigners


100%

I was in several hostels in Spain but the Hipstel was the best one!!! Staff is very helpful. Located in the city center near the metro from where you can go in in the city wherever you want. Inside architecture of the building is really cool. Rooms are big, though 2 floors beds are low if you are in the first floor watch out not to hurt you head because of the 2nd floor :D Loved the way how in the evening guys prepared dinner for the guests. From receptionists remembered Leo :)

  • 10th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Azerbaijan
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


71%

The location isnt far for Plaça Catalunia but if u wanna go out by night its far from the bars area and the Rambla, The Wifi service isnt good, but there is free coffee or chocolate. Note: if u wanna go to visit Sagrada Familia Churche, its better to get the tiket on line on tiketmaster.es


89%

Our stay at Hipstel hostel was awesome! It s a perfect place to have fun and enjoy Barcelona!!


63%

Good position, good price for the offer. The wifi doesn't work at all. The breakfast is very poor and when we arrived the receptionist didn't know we booked with breakfast included. Conclusion: if you want to spend a few days with friends spending the less you can, go to the hipstel. Don't think to find lots of facilities.

  • 7th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

Great location in a very cool building. Staff definitely make you feel welcome and are super helpful with recommendations and questions. The room itself could have been cleaner and the showers could use an update, but for the price and location it is not a bad deal. Loved our stay!


89%

The staff were really friendly and cool, the place has a very stylish design and the cheap food every night is awesome. Bring a pair of swimming shorts for the showers because there's nowhere to get undressed : / Especially awkward when the maid's cleaning up in there.


89%

The hostel was a nice surprise! The rooms are very clean, spacious and ventilated. Good location close to the city center and just a few steps from the metro station. The breakfast was not very good, bread and cheese would take forever to be replaced when it was finished, and not very much variety, but it was free when I stayed there, so it was ok! Overall, very good hostel for the price! I will stay there if I ever go back to Barcelona.


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