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Hostal Apolo

C/ Lafont 1 - 3, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
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Ranked #219 of 719 Specialty Lodging in Barcelona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Hi, Me and my husband spend 5 lovely days in Barcelona. Room was in good condition , nights was mostly quit but there was 1 weak points which would put some people off. There was no window view(this was placed against the wall) so in the room was always dark and you had to have light on all the time.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Stayed at Hostal Apolo for 5 nights for a city break and it was perfection. The location is very central just 15 minutes walk from central Las Ramblas and the harbour. Or if you're feeling tired from walking all day the metro stop is a 2 minute stroll away ;) The front desk was extremely helpful regarding directions and any... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Very good location helpful and friendly staff.very clean can be noisy outside but that because in a very good location for everything generally stay was very good and no complaints whatsoever. 4 stars!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights. Cheap : yes, and so I don't care about the used walls and the broken shower but oh my god THE NOISE !! Usely I sleep like a baby everywhere but here you can't sleep from 10 pm to 2 am, after it's ok. But every door of the place is making a huge noise when... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Stayed in Barcelona for 2 nights. Love the gothic quarter, so many niche and quint shops. Definitely do a walking tour. This place is like a budget hotel than hostel and there is no social atmosphere here. The building appears to still being renovated but this didn't affect our stay. Double room w shared bathroom was spacious with a sink... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This place was recommended to us by a friend. Though it says ‘hostel’ in the name, it can be misleading, as this is actually much better than a hostel. I would perhaps classify it as a no-frills budget hotel, as the rooms are cleaned on a daily basis. Not the most stylish place, but for the money this was a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

-staff were very welcoming, friendly and helpful -hard to find, walked atraight past it when we arrived -when entering the initial building it stunk like a sewer it was very off putting, it was like this our wntire stay, we had to walk through this stench everytime we went in or out -room very small, paint chipping off the wall,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

I had a cheap, double room with a shared bathroom for my stay at hostel apolo. The room was large, immaculately clean and had a nice television and plenty of power points. The staff were friendly and helpful and the location behind theatre apolo was great. It can be a little noisy, but the pharmacy outside sells earplugs for 60... More 

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