In the high tourist season, when prices in hotels are growing rapidly, hostels become a lifesaver for those who appreciate the budget vacation. Moreover, in the world this type of accommodation has long been in demand not only among the homeless students, but for safety and comfort they are not inferior to conventional hotels. But what if there is no experience, and you want to live in a hostel?
Recently we have a lot of questions about hostels in Barcelona. There are a lot of them in the city. But how to choose a worthy and not to get into a flophouse with cockroaches?
We have compiled an independent list of trusted locations that are good both in service and location. Over time, the list will be supplemented.
So, checked hostels in Barcelona that we recommend being placed.
1 – Twenty Tú
Eco-friendly hostel of modern type is located on several floors. Stylish and modern design, everything is perfectly clean. Large kitchen and dining area, where a free continental Breakfast is served in the morning: fruits, jams, toast, natural coffee, juices. The atmosphere here is amazing. The main guests of the hostel are international youth from all over the world. Here even organize their parties and entertainment — the unusual excursions, the concerts of live music on the terrace. Yes, the terrace is a separate story. The chic rooftop terrace with stunning views of the entire city is the perfect place to relax with a glass of wine after a busy day or pre–party before a stormy night. The hostel is free, very fast WI-FI. There is a common area with computers that can be used free of charge.
The hostel has 62 rooms, all stylish and very bright. There are rooms and dormitories with a maximum of 4 beds. Each room has a bathroom and a toilet. All rooms come with individual lockers and bed linen. Towels can be rented at the front Desk. The rooms are cleaned every day.
The hostel is located close to the tower of Akbar and the Glories square. There, at El Mercat de Flores, there are great restaurants and bars. To the Olympic village and the epicenter of Barcelona nightlife (night clubs Pacha, Opium Mar, etc.), and the Bohemian born district is a 15 – 20 minute walk away. A 5-minute walk from Marina metro station, which is just 5 minutes ‘ drive to Barcelona city center (Plaza Catalonia) in five minutes. Industrial buildings are in the immediate vicinity. Here you will not be able to walk. But this is offset by the proximity to Nova Icaria beach, just 15 minutes on foot or 5 minutes by tram — and you are on one of the best beaches in Barcelona.
Address: street Pamplona, 114, near the metro Marina.
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2 – WOW Hostel
WOW hostel with great location in the quarter of Sant Gervasi occupies two floors of the gorgeous building, designed in the style of Catalan modernism. High ceilings, parquet and window on the floor. Spacious lounge with TV and pool table, fully equipped kitchen with dining area. No frills, but everything is very clean, stylish and neat. The hostel provides free Breakfast in the format “buffet”. Of course, there is no need to wait for freshly cooked omelets and hot pancakes. Fresh croissants with coffee, yogurts, juices and fruits are always there. There is free Wi-Fi.
The hostel has a total of 32 rooms. There are both dormitory and private rooms. The dormitory rooms come with shared bathrooms. Offers double and triple rooms can be either private or shared bathroom. At the request of the vacationer.
The hostel is located in the excellent quarter of Sant Gervasi, right on diagonal Avenue. Near a huge number of fashionable bars and restaurants, designer boutiques. The area is very nice. The nearest metro station is Diagonal, about 10 minutes ‘ walk away. The bus stop is right in front of the door. You can reach Plaza Catalonia in just 10 minutes by bus.
Address: Avenue Diagonal, 578, close to the metro Diagonal.
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3 – Coroleu House
Coroleu House is a small family-run hostel that makes you feel right at home or with friends. There are no formal atmosphere, not even a reception. Just like home, very cozy. The owner, josé maría, is ready to accommodate you at any time — he lives nearby. As an old friend, he will Orient you around the city, tell you — where to go, where to eat.
Spacious living room with TV, small furnished terrace and kitchen with all necessary appliances. In General, Coroleu House has everything you need for a comfortable stay.
The hostel has only 4 rooms: one of them is designed to accommodate 2 people, the second and third for 4 and fourth-for 6 people. The comfortable rooms are equipped with air conditioning and heating. The service staff provides clean bed linen and towels.
Hostel is located in a safe residential area of San Andreu. Here you will not find countless crowds of enthusiastic tourists. Feel free to go to any restaurant for a delicious paella or drink a glass of wine. Many cafes, shops and restaurants. From the hostel to the metro walk 5 minutes. By metro to the center of Barcelona — Plaza Catalonia is about 15 minutes in a straight line. To Sagrada Familia — the same. To the beach and discos on the waterfront-about 30 minutes with one change.
Address: 33 bis, Coroleu street, near San Andreu metro station.
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4 – Live Barcelona
Live Barcelona – a godsend among the many hostels in Barcelona! A chic hostel that has no dormitories, only private rooms, with individual showers and toilets. This is a mini-hotel at affordable prices. It is set on two floors of a building built in the early 20th century in the modernist style, in Central Barcelona on Gran via. Original interior, very modern and clean hostel. Everything is new, neat. The 24-hour front Desk offers a microwave, refrigerator and Ironing facilities. There is a dining area and a kitchen.
Live Barcelona has a total of 17 spacious, individually furnished rooms with air conditioning and free Wi-Fi: rooms for two or three people. Some rooms have a private terrace with views of the courtyard or a balcony with views of Gran via Avenue. Comfortable large beds with orthopedic mattresses. In every room a 32-inch led TV, kettle and tea facilities. The rooms are cleaned daily.
For the location of Live Barcelona can safely put 10 points out of 10. The property is located in the district of L’Eixample, within 1 minute walk from the metro station Urgell, 5 minutes from the station the University. In fact, it is the center of Barcelona. But not a tourist and peaceful center. Plaza Catalonia, Plaza de españa and the Gothic Quarter are 15 minutes ‘ walk away. Gaudi’s houses are a 20-minute walk away. The Sagrada Familia is 4 metro station direct line from the station to the University. On the Gran vía, a huge number of bus stops. One of them is a bus stop that goes from the airport. Two steps away is the street Enrique Granados –there are so many good bars and restaurants.
Address: Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 547, near Universitat and Urgell metro station.
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