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ELLA Hostel Barcelona

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Girona 39, 08010 Barcelona, Spain (Formerly Violeta Hostel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely fantastic stay! After this experience I won't go back to 4 or 5 stars hotel, which is usually the case. Receptionist were like "moms" for us, always ready to give advices. Enjoy a chicha with a bottle of wine on the nice patio for 10 euros. We took the superior room with Italian shower.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is really clean, feels more like a B&B than a hostel and the staff is very friendly and helpful. They also serve a small free breakfast in the morning consisting of tea/coffee, toast and jam. If you want a little something extra, you can buy some food from the supermarket and keep it in the fridge. Being located... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well located, very clean, reasonable and friendly hostel. Pretty central and close to a metro station.The staff were extremely helpful. The decor is nice and modern. Breakfast and hot drinks were included. A bit hot due to no air conditioning. Free wi-fi.

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Omegna, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel is in a great position, not too far from the rambles and not too far from the Sagrada, but in a quite area. The hostel looks like and apt with a few rooms and a common area. It is situated at the nd floor of a building. There is a nice terraza and a nice hall where breakfast... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were so helpful and friendly. The rooms were large very clean and you always felt safe in them. The bathrooms were very modern and spotless. I've never seem bathrooms so clean. Wifi is in every room. Breakfast is provided No complaints about this hostel at all

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff are so friendly and helpful! Me and my boyfriend stayed here at the end of May and simply didn't have our heads screwed on for a lot of the time. On the first morning we managed to miss the free walking tour meeting in the hostel and the lady on reception helped us out massively by telling us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Booked and stayed at this hostel for a couple of nights early July. What a fantastic little find this was. From arriving until we left, the staff here couldn't have done anymore. An absolute credit to the hostel. Friendly, outgoing and made us feel really welcome. Even when we checked out (at 3am) we were left a little breakfast basket... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

An excellent budget hostel that is right at the city center, metro friendly and with light free breakfast provided - something I rarely find in a budget hostel. Stayed 3 nights with bathroom attached, and another 4 nights with shared bathroom..The room with shared bathroom is a lot bigger and nicer room to stay in. But not to worry, they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We stayed for four nights in the hostel. Although we were only three persons we were given a four bed bedroom which was clean and equipped with comfortable beds. Showers and toilets are shared with other guests but they were very clean to. The staff was very friendly and always able to help. There is a quiet nice terrace at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

Located in the historic area this hostel provides a good size, very clean room for a reasonable price. The people are great very friendly and helpful. Front rooms a bit noisy but you are located in an older part of a very large city. Most sites reachable on foot. Breakfast is light but it is free. No a/c but they... More 

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Eixample
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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