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Reviewed 31 January 2015

It was really difficult to find it, because it dont have any sign or something. It was really cold to sleep. The service is quite good, the offer us free coffee and some bread. I thing you can find something better.

Thank donatasm97
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
Reviewed 22 September 2014

we stayed here on July 2013. Great location but one toilet between six rooms! Very extremely noisy as our room near the lounge area/toilet and shower area. We were always super tired so I cannot say anything about the sleeping quality, I suppose it was good.

Thank Masha107
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 18 September 2014

Thank ilovethisplanet
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Late review. Stayed here for 5 nights in April 2013 as part of a large group. First to say, the location is exceptional, right in the heart of Barcelona. Price was the cheapest available. The place was very hard to find, as there was no adequate signage. The rooms were adequate, although the beds were somewhat uncomfortable, and the TV...

Thank Adam T
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Firstly, the location of his hostel is amazing. It's on Via Laietana, which is walking distance from Placa Catalunya, where the airport bus stops. It is also walking distance to all other important places such as Las Ramblas, Barri Gotic, Passage de Garcia etc etc. The road itself is beautiful and goes straight down to the Barceloneta beach. The hostel...

Thank Santanu_Bhattacharya
Reviewed 26 October 2013

I stayed there this September. the place wasn't that expensive, but compared with other auberges/hostels, it's definitely a miss. The owner speaks little english if at all, the showers and bathrooms are old and dirty, the rooms are just 2 twin beds and a double bed; white plaster walls, white sheets (not sure they were clean!) and a noisy window....

Thank Sharon K
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2013

First of all, it's a nightmare to find, even the staff at the Starbucks across the road from the hostel didn't even know it existed. It's in a tucked away building, with an old rickety lift that doesn't even seem safe. It is run by a woman who has small children, and the room we were given was like a...

Thank Sarah C
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2013

Recently spent four nights here. On the positive side if you want somewhere with a central location that is cheap then this is the place. The twin room was basic and was cleaned daily. The two available showers were clean and the water was hot! It's in a safe area as it is next to a police station. On the...

1Thank Steve W
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 1 April 2013

The room that they offered us was not even close to the pictures published. I will upload real pictures. It is not a hotel, It is a Hostal. This means that there were no private bathrooms. I went with my wife and we soon realised that we made a huge mistake when we made the reservations, perhaps if you are...

6Thank Germán T
Reviewed 27 November 2012

Family hostal in city center, near by everitying. I had a nice room, all was new and we had botle of water and apples. I will back in this hostal special, really nice locaion 60 mts from the cathedral.

Thank pepita p

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Staying in Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas brought to life by the many small bars and local musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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We are a small family hostel situated in "Via Laietana " – in the HEART of the old city. You only have to go downstairs to enjoy Barcelona , and all over the street to experience some of the BEST RESTAURANTS and NIGHTLIFE that Barcelona has to offer!!You skip and a jump from the amazing architecture of Barcelona’s favourite son, Antonio Gaudi, as well as museums with collections of such famous artists as Picasso, Dali and Miró. With the beach and shopping districts only 5 minutes walk away, you are perfectly located to enjoy your stay in Barcelona.Being travellers ourselves we know what it is you are looking for. We’re sure you’ll go away from our hostel with new friends that will last a lifetime… that’s if you can bring yourself to leave…The rooms are spacious and very bright, Air Conditioner, heating and free Wi-fi. All of them open onto a terrace with views over the Via Laietana. See you in there! ... more   less 

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Address: Via Laietana 41, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
Price Range: €14 - €38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Rooms are very basic, bed - lamp - if lucky there will be a balcony. Do not expect more than that. Neighbours within the hostel are usually loads of people looking for parties, so exect noisy neighbours between 11 pm and 7 am !”
 of 5 bubbles ilovethisplanet, 18 Sep 2014 | Read review
“There is a shared terrace to most of the rooms (1 - 4). It can be noisy if you have loud neighbours! Rooms 5 & 6 are the quiter”
 of 5 bubbles 124stevew, 19 Apr 2013 | Read review
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