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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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Alternative Creative Youth Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.6
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Situated in a beautiful heritage building, right in the heart of Barcelona, the Alternative Creative Youth Hostel is the perfect base from which to enjoy the city and make the most of its incredible opportunities.

The hostel was created to offer safe accommodation especially to open-minded, adventurous travellers who come to Barcelona to experience the cities historic and artistic attractions. The Alternative Creative Youth Hostel is a friendly and cozy place where you can easily make friends with people from all over the world.

Our helpful and knowledgeable staff have lots of recommendations for you. We will tell you great places for live music and for real Spanish food. Some nights we will even take you out to the hidden spots of Barcelona ;-)

Please note that we are a FUN but not a PARTY hostel. We love to provide accommodation to people who come to Barcelona for a culture and leisure visit but not to those who plan to get wasted every night. We respect you and in exchange expect respect from you - towards your roommates, the staff and yourself! We do not want drunkards to spoil the atmosphere.

This is what we have for you:

* Best location: within 100m from Plaza Catalunya and walking distance to main attractions
* Friendly staff who have information for you on tours, restaurants, and city attractions
* FREE wifi and internet in our comfortable lounge
* FREE security lockers
* Sheets included
* NO lockout or curfew
* 24 hours reception
* Clean 8-bed dormitories
* Well equipped cosy kitchen available for cooking
* Mac friendly hostel with Mac support for guests
* PLUS: laundry service, air conditioning, restaurant discounts, 11am check out time ...

... and most importantly a great relaxed atmosphere with other young travellers from around the world.

DIRECTIONS: There is no hostel sign in the street. Look up high for house number 17. When you found it, ring one of the GREEN bells with the “H”.

AGE RESTRICTION: We only accept guests under the age of 18 if accompanied by an adult or with the parents’ authorisation. We do not accept guest older than 45. We reserve the right to refuse admission.

CANCELLATION POLICY: A cancellation free of charge must be done at least 48 hours before the 'Date' of arrival. If you do not show up for your reservation and do not contact us, we will charge the first two nights of accommodation cost to the credit card.
In case of cancellation on the same day of arrival on weekends or special events, we will charge the first two nights of your booking.

IMPORTANT: If you do not arrive at the indicated time, and do not inform us about a later arrival your booking will be cancelled at midnight.
For the safety of other travellers we can not accept any traveller with bed bugs bites. Please consider this before proceeding with your booking.
0.75€ city tax is not included in the price.
We normally have beds available for walk-ins.

Registration Number AJ-000534 View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.1

  • Security 8.3

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 7.7

  • Cleanliness 8.8

  • Facilities 8.7


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    26 Aug 2019
    Awsome spot and would stay again when Im back in Barca. Staff was super nice and friendly!
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    17 Jul 2019
    I really loved! It’s close to the bus stop, have parties everyday and friendly people! I recommend
    Brazil, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    09 Jul 2019
    Great hostel in an excellent location! The staff were also terrific, and gave me lots of recommendations for sightseeing and restaurants. Highly recommended!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    12 Jun 2019
    Very very nice hostel! The people are really nice and helpful! Me and my friend came and stayed at a mixed room but they tried to put all girls in the same room which was really nice. We also went out at night with one girl from the staff plus other people from the hostel and it was really fun, I really recommed this hostel
    Portugal, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    04 Aug 2019
    Great place to stay. Pretty much in the centre of Barcelona about 10 minutes from some of the main streets by foot. Really great staff and a nice chilled out vibe.
    Scotland, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    18 Sep 2019
    The hostel was quiet and relaxed. It was almost a little too quiet! Maybe because communal space is quite limited, it was a bit difficult to socialise, so if you're a lone traveller expect to make a bit of effort to chat to people! However the staff were all chatty, friendly and full of advice. The building is beautiful, very close to La Rambla and Plaça Catalunya, and very clean. I would definitely recommend this hostel to others.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    18 Jun 2019
    Really good hostel. My friend and I stayed there for 2 nights to see Barcelona. The location of the hostel is perfect, it is really close to lots of places. The building is beautiful. Rooms are really clean and beds are really comfortable. The one minor problem was that my bed was looking to the door, so partly the light was coming to my bed, but after midnight they closed the lights. The bathrooms and the toilets are really clean and the staff is really helpful and warm.
    Turkey, Male, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    29 Sep 2019
    Nice hostel less than 5 mins walking to La Rambla. The 8bed dorm was big enough but bed and pillow was a bit too soft for me, very good cleaning and people working there are nice, it’s not a party hostel so is good if you’re looking for a place to chill after a long day. I would recommend it!
    Italy, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    26 Sep 2019
    Great location. Dorms are pretty cramped (or at least the one I was in was) and the facilities are small and basic. It was €120 per night for the weekend that I was there which was incredibly expensive!! But all hostels were also very expensive that weekend. Staff were really really great and gave a really full run down of things to see and places to go, they were great. Atmosphere is ok.
    Australia, Female, 31-40
  • 6.0

    Good

    03 Aug 2019
    Don’t bother staying here- The ENTIRE HOSTEL shared 3 toilets and 2 or 3 showers- it was SO crowded. The doors don’t lock or even click shut in the rooms- anyone can come in. The lockers are in the front of the hostel- and my assigned locker didn’t open. So security was bad, I had to leave everything out with no protection. Very upset that this was €27 a night and had basically no redeeming qualities besides the nice receptionist & the restaurants around the hostel.
    USA, Female, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi


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