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Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not book this hostel. The rooms were tiny, dirty and outdated. I slept on top of my sheets because they creeped me out so much. The mattress was disgusting and stained. There was one shower and one toilet per floor per sex and they were gross and tiny. The shower didn't even close let alone lock. The Wifi only...

Thank Julianne A
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Nice staff, very helpful and with good sence of humor. Hostel is clean, facilities are in good condition. Lockers have perfect size so I could put my two bags there easy. Wifi the best works in reception and in kitchen/livingroom area, in rooms it's a little bit slow but it's probably because of distance frim the router.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I first looked this place up the pictures really made it seem good. When we got there it was the complete opposite. Let me just start off that the wifi did not work unless you were in the lobby. We had to go up and down the elevator/steps to contact people through out our whole stay. The room was...

Thank lma_5318
East Midlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had booked Be Mar hostel. I arrived there late evening to a sign on a shutter saying this hostel was closed for refurbishment and to find my way a few hundred yards around dark streets to Be Sound! The hostel had been closed for weeks but were still taking bookings. Even though I'd had email contact with them two...

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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed having two balconies in our room and the hostel is cheap and very central. The air conditioning in our room didn't work and our room got broken into from a local Spanish man. The rules for the hostel clearly state that you cannot enter without the specific card that opens the door. However this rule is NEVER in...

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

Great location, just down the road from La Ramblas, ok breakfast, but the lift was really noisy, kept waking me up. The walking tour was really good and enjoyable. There are lockers in the rooms for each person.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

I have used a lot of hostels over the years and I think I've come accustomed to what most offer. Be Sound is no different and any of you who use hostels will find all the usual facilities. Staff were not the best I've come across, one man in particular had a bit of an attitude to him. Location is...

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Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Beds were comfy, but walls were paper thin. Difficult to meet people and the kitchen didn't open until 11 so you couldn't really have breakfast. There was no breakfast provided. Staff was nice and helpful. Was pretty average for what I paid for (20 euro a night).

Thank Zoe K
Metro Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Its by the broadway of Spain! so great sights everything was a walk away from this hostel ( trains very much accesible....i forgot which station but its the red line nearest this hostel) especially La Rambla and Montjuic.Its beside a sex shop but whatever. I got to check in early in the AM. be sure to bring your own towels...

Thank akocdeni
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Great location only a 5 min walk away from las ramblas, it's very basic but if your not planning on staying in then it's fine. There was a bar crawl organised by them which was really good and great way to meet people thank you we will be back next time!

Thank Louise S

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El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic spots in the entire city. A sense of humble authenticity protrudes from the many independent record stores, second hand shops, and student bars that seem to light up the streets day and night. The rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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Be Sound Hostel Barcelona: Cheap, comfortable and original hostel in town Enjoy your Barcelona experience to the most, staying at an original and cheap hostel: Be Sound Hostel Barcelona! Booking at Be Sound Hostel will grant you the best facilities for the cheapest price. That way you can experience the good side of Barcelona. Have a pleasant time during your visit when staying right in the center of Barcelona, next las Ramblas and the port! We offer you the best facilities at Be Sound Hostel Barcelona Free Walking Tour Free Wi-Fi in-room Free lockers with electronic key Free Barcelona maps Guest Kitchen available Reception open 24 hours Activities like: Pub crawls, tapas and flamenco… Great sunny terrace Beautiful and comfortable common rooms Air conditioning and Heating International & helpful staff Luggage storage lockers Coin operated laundry and dryer machines Sheets or towels can be rented for just 2,50 € Bike parking Best location for party! Ramblas to Paral·lel, both ideal strips to find restaurants, shops, bars, and a long etc, the best nightlife route in town!! The site of this Be Hostel is a refurbished building with an ample and sunny terrace plus balconies on each floor overlooking the city escapes of neighboring Raval. The interior is laid out comfortably, making it the best place to make friends and relax when not sightseeing or partying around town. Be Sound Hostel Barcelona surroundings A stones throw away is one Barcelona‘s landmark sites, a Gaudi masterpiece; Palau Guell. Other nearby curiosities include Santa Monica Arts Center, Las Ramblas, the Columbus Monument, Maremagnum and the Port. On a different note, but also nearby, are an array of some of the most happening clubs and bars in the city. Places like Moog (an important European techno venue), London Bar, Boulevard Club, Manolo Bar (skater’s bar), Apolo (open 7 days a week), and many more, will keep you going till you drop. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Be Sound Hostel

Address: C/Noude la Rambla, 91, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Raval
Price Range: €24 - €106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“during low season even if they give you the top bed, you can ask to get the bottom one.”
 of 5 bubbles Sanaa29, 13 Dec 2014 | Read review
“I was in the absolute back of the hostel, nowhere near anybody else so check out the room before you agree to it.”
 of 5 bubbles jamesmE2475YM, 26 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles G6160VXdavidk, 21 Jul 2014 | Read review
“I think the corner room we statyed in was much smaller than the others.”
 of 5 bubbles 157hannahl, 28 Oct 2013 | Read review
“KEBAB next door”
 of 5 bubbles Nealedward, 3 Sep 2013 | Read review
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