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WOW! Hostel Barcelona Reviews

Avenida Diagonal 578, Barcelona, Spain

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143 Total Reviews
  • 81%Value For Money
  • 79%Security
  • 78%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 79%Atmosphere
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 78%Facilities

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You need to clean the rooms. And the heating does not work.

  • 7th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Turkey
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Pros: close to transport links (tram,bus, metro etc) nice breakfast. clean kitchen. Cons: staff cannot speak English, this makes it difficult to communicate if you do not speak Spanish. very noisy , WIFI is intermittent and majority of the time unavailable. Rooms are very compact and make you feel claustrophobic, despite the hot weather fans are not provided.

  • 22nd Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


It was a really good experience staying at wow hostel, the staff where charming and very helpfull, specially Adriana. The place was extremly clean and not like many other hostels, which i find one of the most important things when traveling. We stay for few days while looking for a place to live in barcelona and it couldnt be better, it felt just like home. Thanks you so much wow hostel

  • 6th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Colombia
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


You can do better, lots of other hostels out there


Breakfast is busy, but good, rooms are all clean and good size, wi-fi worked well. Only downside was the heat, as fans did nothing, as well as the street noise as you had to open the window to cool the room down, so sleeping was not very comfortable.


I have stayed at a lot of hostels in many countries and this one was just meh to me. The value for money was okay since you get breakfast and we had a cute little double room for my friend and I. But nothing was wow about the place, the location was a bit of a walk or trip to any sights or the train. Nothing to complain about but it wasn't great. The breakfast is just white toast and jam and orange juice but better then nothing! It was fairly clean. There was no atmosphere really plain and quiet

  • 7th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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