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Hip Karma Hostel

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Ronda de Sant Pere #39, Principal -2a, 08019 Barcelona, Spain
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Ranked #216 of 703 Specialty Lodging in Barcelona
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Thessaloniki, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean and confortable beds. Staff generally very attentive. The only thing I would suggest is that they should find a way to guarantee the booking other than charging a commission before arrival through the credit card (the reservation clause says the hostel MAY charge it, and it was the first hostel in many I have visited in Europe where they... More 

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the best hostel I've stayed at, yet not the worst either. It was clean for the most part, except the showers in the morning, around 11h00, after everyone had used them, which is understandable. Friendly and accommodating staff that really interacts with the guests. Spacious common area, although it can get quite loud well into the night, especially on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Good location, the manager is really friendly and happy to give advice on places to go and eat. Clean place, felt really at home. Having curtains on the bunk beds is ideal and something different which stands out. Highly recommend, good value.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Hip Karma Hostel was my first time staying in a hostel. I wanted to have my own experience and not what I have read or heard from other travelers. I found it to be very clean and quiet. The room that I shared was spacious and the linens were clean. The bathrooms are shared. Clean but really small. There's a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

I got my phone, iPod, makeup mirror and a shampoo stolen at the same time. Who is that desperate to steal bottle of shampoo laying on my bed? And paying for bed sheets?? This is ridiculous! They don't ID strangers anybody can get in and the rooms have no locks. The cleaning ladies seem suspicious. They also bring kids with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I liked this hostel very much. It is pretty well located and great for low budget travellers. Good attention. Just one thing: too much noise!! The personel doesn't seems to respect that there are people sleeping in the mornings and they enter into the rooms all the time. Very clean.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I booked this last minute as i wanted a cheep break this summer and love Barcelona. The Hostel was clean and tidy with a well equipped kitchen if you wanted to cook. You can rent sheets and a towel so you dont have to pack sleeping bag and towel. House rules were quite strict, but you dont spend much time... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Great place to stay. Close to everything you need to be and there is a Metro stop a few 100m from them. The bathroom is clean, friendly staff and kitchen area that is clean and for all to use. If you are wanting a hostel where there is a bar and no rules, this isn't the one. But the system... More 

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