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Blue Hostel Barcelona

Calle Ample 24, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ok, so we booked a twin room for a reasonable price. But when we arrived we were unfortunate to receive the "bunk-bed-closet". A tiny room with no windows, no AC, and a improvised lock on the door. The improvised lock could get picked by a toddler. We asked to get the room we ordered but they were fully booked and... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

If I could give this place a zero, I would. First of all there are no signs whatsoever. It's an apartment building and there are lots of private homes. We had to ask around and a shop owner across the street rang every single bell until someone let us in. We still had to ask around to find which floor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This hostel has one of the best entrances ever, its such a Victorian style building but too bad it doesn't have an elevator for the long night drunk come ins. Anyhow, they have one of the best FREE internet connections I ever experienced (better than any 5 stars hotel). Jose and the other receptionist (from Venzuella) are lovely and very... More 

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Gottingen, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

It is a stinky smoker hostel. There were no free towels. No free laggage left. No bike rent was available. Very loud at night. Small rooms. Not very clean. We can´t recommend this accomodation. Stay was in August 2014.

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Fuengirola, Spain
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This hostel was just fun experience. Built in a historic building in the heart of the city. When you go in from this little wooden door from Carrer Ample you can't even imagine that this place is a hostel. Our room was small but there was everything you need for such a cheap price: cozy bed and working fan. Bathrooms... More 

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Toulouse, France
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We arrived around 19h00, No name on the porch door. We had to wait for some travelers to come in and open the door for us. We were requested to pay immediately in cash which I did and then were shown not a bedroom but a closet with no windows ! When I complained and refused the room we were... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

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
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6 hotel reviews
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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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Buffalo, New York
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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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