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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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Tijuana, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in April, 2010. Had my doubts about hostels, never stayed in one... heard both great and really scary/creepy stories about them. The Hip Karma was a really good experience for me! My main concern was the shared bathroom, and room... sharing with total strangers? How about privacy? How would that work out? Well, everything turned out great! It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

This place is highly recommended, the staff will help you with all that you need to find yourself around Barcelona and much more than that! Will help you also if they don't have to. Good value for money

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Thank Tal F
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

This hostel is the second I've been to in Barcelona and I don't recommend it. It is not so clean (the under sheets were disgusting) and the bathroom is cleaned only once a day when a lot of people are using it. We waited for our room for a loooong time because of the cleaning that wasn't done but when... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Cant say enough good things about this place if you are in Barcelona for a few days. Really good location near the Arc de Triomf and other central sites. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Small hostel with only a few rooms but felt very safe with great storage facilities (with locking ability) and the beds offer curtains for privacy.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Hip Karma Hostel for four days in June 2015. Although it is definitely not as good as a regular hotel, it's better than the normal hostel experience. There are computers and wifi available. The bathrooms and bedrooms were cleaned every day. The curtains around the beds are great for privacy. It works better if u have a... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 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 June 18, 2015

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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Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognizable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognized architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.
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