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Pension Aris

Fontanella 14, Barcelona, Spain
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Madrid, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Great location, room adequate but poorly ventilated and despite what the ad on Booking.com implies, no air conditioning - some rooms apparemtly have it, but not the single with shared bathroom. My real complaint though was customer service. This hostal uses a system whereby you receive keys to enter the front door of the building and your room, but must... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Empty reception. Run out of toilet paper. tried to ring the doorbell to get the reception's attention but it didn't work. One at a time toilet! I been in shared bathrooms before. I imagined a toilet with 2-3 shower rooms and 2-3 toilet and at least 2 people can use it simultaneously. But in this hotel its only one person... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This hostel is located in such a great area! Close to metros, the sightseeing tour buses and so many delcious restaurants! The staff are all very welcoming. The bathrooms are shared but are cleaned daily and kept spotless. Our room (triple share) had a lot of space and even a cute balcony. The air conditioner worked great except for making... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The location can not be beat. The owner is very kind and helpful. The room was clean and the bed was very comfortable. Bathrooms, down the hall, were clean and pleasant. Overall, I recommend Pension Aris for travellers on a budget.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Well where do I start! This place was utterly appalling; from the terrible service to the lack of amenities, the whole experience left me angry and disgusted. As a hotel manager myself, I was shocked at the way we were treated as customers. Myself and my friends had been camping the nights previous to arriving in Barcelona and were very... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Up a shadowy staircase, past a door that says 'criminologie', the heart was beating. Was this the right place? But was it was as the 'Pension' sign appeared on a heavy brown painted door. The owner, a lovely girl, welcomed us and showed the room, which was colourful, clean and with a balcony overlooking the street, high enough on the... More 

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