The best hostels in Barcelona for every type of budget

The best hostels in Barcelona for every type of budget

Stepping into Barcelona is like wandering through Gaudi’s dream. All that sublime, surreal architecture, cobblestone streets and Mediterranean fiesta vibes sizzling in the air. Plus, the hostels are the shiz. You may look at our page in a confused state and shout, I WANT THEM ALL!! Well, no need to spend hours trawling the internet. We’ve gathered all the best hostels in Barcelona into one blog post so you know exactly where to book before your next trip.

The best hostels in Barcelona

1. Casa Gracia

WOAH! Are we in a hostel? As you can see, this mansion-turned-hostel in the leafy Jardinets of Gracia is summin’ else. Casa Gracia’s urban-chic décor is just the icing on the cake – these guys use their mega spaces for a variety of events, such as regular DJ sessions and live concerts from the newest talent on the block. Free workshops include the rhythm of Catalan Rumba, Lomography and there’s even an Instagramming Food Workshop! We get to eat the subject afterwards, yeah!

🏘 Neighbourhood: Gracia

🏠 Address: Pg. de Gracia, 116, BIS

🚉 Nearest Station: Diagonal

Book your stay at Casa Gracia now

2. St Christopher’s Barcelona

Located right next to Plaça de Catalunya, the facilities of this hostel splurge dose of style: a spacious kitchen, a beautiful garden, in-house cinema screen, outdoor eating areas and and environment protecting solar panels on the roof. St Christoper’s won the award for the best hostel in Barcelona in this year’s Hoscars and we can see why! Don’t miss the Belushi’s, the well-known St Christopher’s hostels chain bar – all guests will receive a 25% discount on meals and offers on drinks. Deeeal!

Best Hostels in Barcelona - St Christopher's Barcelona

🏘 Neighbourhood: Eixample

🏠 Address: Carrer de Bergara, 3

🚉 Nearest Station: Catalunya

Book your stay at St. Christopher's Barcelona now

3. Casa Kessler

Say hola to this Catalonian diamond, one of the best hostels in Barcelona and the essence of hostel high life. If glorious mezzanine ceilings, mosaic floors and art nouveau are your style, then you’ll fall in love with this boutique stunner. Each room is unique and you can even upgrade to a private apartment for next level luxury. Oh and p.s. outdoor yoga on the chill out terrace is all part of the deal. ‘Nuff said!

🏘 Neighbourhood: Eixample

🏠 Address: Calle Enric Granados, 30 Entresuelo.

🚉 Nearest Station: Passeic de Gracia

Book your stay at Casa Kessler now

4. Bed and Bike Hostel

Get on yer bike at Bed & Bike Barcelona hostel! At this spacious hideaway they offer FREE bike rental so you can zoom around the city or pop to the beach whenever you wish. There is also no curfew for you midnight cycler owls. Twit twoo!

🏘 Neighbourhood: Eixample

🏠 Address: Diputación, 360 – Bajos

🚉 Nearest Station: Tetuan / Girona

Book your stay at Bed and Bike Hostel now

5. Toc Hostel

You might recognise this bad boi from a recent episode of “In Da Hostel”. The best part about Toc is that they make it beyond easy for you to relax and rej-uv-e-nate. Pool table? Games zone? Slick bar? It’s all here. But if you’re needing to crank your R&R up a level, why not pop a bottle of bubb on Toc Hostel’s roof terrace? Here they host barbeques, live music and *mermaid pool parties*. With so many added extras, are you surprised to see it on our list of the best hostels in Barcelona? Plus, if it’s good enough for Fiddy, you know you’re gonna love it ❤

🏘 Neighbourhood: Between Barrio Gotico and Eixample

🏠 Address: Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 580

🚉 Nearest Station: Universitat

Book your stay at Toc Hostel now

6. Hostel Paralelo

One of the best hostels in Barcelona for location, not to mention the superb staff and fantastic cleanliness, Paralelo is a guaranteed slam dunk (da funk). Enjoy being immersed in the true hostel experience with free Spanish and Italian-style dinners and an awesome crew to show you around their city. One customer even claims that she was left speechless with how incredible the experience was. If that ‘aint bucket list material, we don’t know what is!

🏘 Neighbourhood: Sants-Montjuïc

🏠 Address:  Calle Salvá, 62

🚉 Nearest Station: Parallel

Book your stay at Hostel Paralelo now

7. Unite Hostel Barcelona

If you’re after chilled vibes, a beautiful design and superb facilities, look no further than Unite Barcelona. This gorgeous hostel (located just a few steps from the beach, FYI) has a roof terrace for soaking up the Spanish sun, co-working space for digital nomads, a bright yoga studio and an on-site bar and restaurant for all your sangria and tapas-related needs. Perhaps most impressive though is its electronic music creation room – if you’ve ever fancied yourself the next David Guetta, now’s your time to impress!

🏘 Neighbourhood: Sant Marti

🏠 Address:  Avenida Icaria 145

🚉 Nearest Station: Ciutadella | Vila Olímpica

Book your stay at Unite Hostel Barcelona now

8. Pars Teatro

Hostels are not a one size fits all kinda thing, and the Pars Teatro Hostel has got the cool artsy vibe DOWN. Look for the cinema lightbox sign and you’ll find a hostel with vintaaaaaahhhge velvet chairs, antique lamps, and quirky artwork in gilded frames. How does a beach party sound? Poker and sangria nights? A free walking tour of Gaudi’s masterpieces? That’s right – pretty darn good. Pars is also slap bang central with La Rambla and the beach is 5/10 minutos = definitely our type!

🏘 Neighbourhood: Sants-Montjuïc

🏠 Address: Calle Albareda, 12

🚉 Nearest Station: Parallel

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9. Sant Jordi Hostels

A powerhouse of hostelling in Barca, Sant Jordi hosts four fun hostels across the city so all you need to do is pick your desired ‘hood.  You might be in the mood for a skateboard theme with an actual ramp type thang. Orrrr, maybe you want join Hendrix and Jagger at Jordi Rock Palace where they have their own “Cavern Club” bar in the basement. The 95% rated Sant Jordi Hostel Gracia  where “Voices chime in unison in a chorus of praise” for the staff is also a keeper. Decisions, decisions!

🏘 Neighbourhood: Eixample

🏠 Address: Carrer Balmes, 75

🚉 Nearest Station: Passeig de Gracia

Book your stay at Sant Jordi Hostel now

10. 360 Hostel Barcelona Arts&Culture

This one’s an all-time fave of ours amongst the best hostels in Barcelona, especially if you’re all about the social vibes. If you’re travelling alone and want to make some new pals, this hostel will suit you to a tee with bar crawls, club nights, and beach days.  In addition it has a 96% customer rating for location with it being near Plaça Catalunya so you’re at the heart of the action. But tbh with free paella on the table, we don’t think we’ll be going anywhere….

🏘 Neighbourhood: Eixample

🏠 Address: Ronda Sant Pere, 56

🚉 Nearest Station: Urquinaona / Arc de Triomf

Book your stay at 360 Hostel Barcelona now

11. Rodamon Barcelona Centre

This slick hostel is perfect if you’re craving some quiet time away from the tourist crowd. It’s still near the sights such as Casa Batlló but on the flipside you get a peaceful, loungey atmosphere with a sunlit terrace thrown. Like a hotel, everything is taken care of – bed curtains, personal light, power socket and free lockers – but you also get the social side of a hostel. Cherry on the cupcake.

🏘 Neighbourhood: Eixample

🏠 Address: Carrer de Corsega 302, Principal 2

🚉 Nearest Station: Diagonal

Book your stay at Rodamon Barcelona Centre now

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