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Blue Hostel Barcelona

Calle Ample 24, 08002 Barcelona, Spain (El Barri Gòtic)
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Ranked #316 of 667 Specialty lodging in Barcelona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

1) No fans in the room, got them replaced two times, still did not work. Had to run around each time, no staff available to do the work. Oh, I forgot, there is no customer service. 2) Looks very much like an illegal hostel. Name of hostel not mentioned anywhere on the property. Ample 24 is a property with no... More

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Helpful staff, cheap and cheerful, small kitchen fine for quick meals with big fridge and hot plates No plug in the bath but showers worked well. Towels provided and sheets clean Very central for places to eat and to walk into town and lots of the sights. Metro easy. Can walk anywhere Not sure that single women would feel ok... More

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

I would never recommend this place to anyone. It felt like we were staying in a CRACK HOUSE! Worst place ever! My brother and I arrived around 1230am at the hostel. This hostel is on a sketchy street. People are standing outside and staring at you as walk down the street and as you wait outside the address of this... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

This hostel was wonderful! The accomodations were perfect and we were close to the majority of what we wanted to see. The nightlife in the gothic quarter is superb and the architecture is outstanding! Very close to the underground if you want to get somewhere farther! :)

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Widnes, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We stayed here from the 17th-24th September. When we arrived we had a txt from Andres to let us know how to check in, it took a little while to figure out who was going to sort things out for us but in the end the girl in the Barcelona4Fun room just next door sorted us out. Very friendly, gave... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

My experience at Blue hostel was pleasant but not fantastic. The location was prefect, it was only a short walk to Las Rambles & there were plenty of great little restaurants along the street that were open late & the overall proximity to things in Barca was fantastic! There are a few downsides which I am not going to shy... More

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Evansville, Indiana
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32 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

Blue Hostel is a very well-run guest house in one of the best locations in Barcelona. Unlike a traditional hostel, it is truly a guesthouse with a shared kitchen and living area where you can congregate and meet other travelers in a more intimate setting. The entrance to the 150 year old structure is quite grand, if the flat does... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

I stayed at this hotel for one night with some friends. The hostel is in a great location- in the Gothic area and within walking distance to bars, shops, restaurants, the beach and the metro. The entrance to the hostel is amazing with a grand staircase. The rooms are simple and clean and there are two shared bathrooms (both very... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012 via mobile

Blue Hostel is very centrally located, about five min walk from Drassanes metro station at port end of Las Ramblas in the absolutely gorgeous Gothis part of Barce. While reception is not always manned, Andres kept in contact with us on his day off and met us at the required time to prov access, alloc room & local knowledge. We... More

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Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

The hostel was about a 5 minute walk to Las Ramblas, but far south so we had to take a metro or bus everywhere. But the price was right for us and it was a cool historic building. You have to climb many sets of stairs to get to the floor the hostel is on, so pack light if you... More

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Address: Calle Ample 24, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Barri Gòtic
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We are a brand new hostel with a different concept, small but with big and comfortable rooms. You will absolutely feel at home because it’s really quiet and silent.The building is a modernist palace situated in the centric “Gótico” district and the best thing of all, it’s only two blocks from the famous “Rambla”. Blue is in the very center of the 'Movida'...that is mean.. in the center of Nigthlife spot.Close to the hostal (5 minute-walk) you can find the best turistic attractions of town like the “Plaza Real”, Museums, the cathedral of Barcelona. The beach, “Arc Del Triumph' and the “Liceu” theatre you can find them within 15 minutes. As well as the Picasso museum, “Port Vell” and the Colon promenade. ... more   less 
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