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Violeta Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Girona 39, 08009 Barcelona, Spain (Eixample)
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Ranked #57 of 672 Specialty lodging in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Extraordinary friendly, knowledgeable and multi-lingual staff. Immaculately clean and comfortable with a fabulous patio to sit under the sun awnings and catch the breeze after a day of walking the city. Minutes walk from the Barri Gothic and Sagrada Familia. Just walk south down down Gironda and find the Plaza Sant Pedro and you'll probably never get so lost you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I reserved the studio flat but when we got there we were pleasantly surprised by a spotless clean, spacious, beautifully decorated and fully equipped apartment in a historical building. Its peaceful yet central and easy to get to the main attractions. The couple that owns the place are very knowlegeable and extremelly helpful, kindly taking the time to give you... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is more like a hotel than hostel, therefore not as good as an atmosphere for socializing but perfect for when you're tired. Peacful, spacious place to stay. We got a free upgrade due to cancellation. Staff are always available and perfect for couples! Free mini breakfast too which is useful. No bar, though. Close to shops etc. Noisy if... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

I've beento Violetahostel just for 1 night but I wanted to stay more! Mariana (ocean eye & sunshining smile), portuguese girl at the desk, was so kind and helpfull with a friend of mine and me!! I have a single room (my friend, that has no booking, thanks to Mariana found a room in another place) perfect for my porpouse.... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I'd like to say a huge 'thank you' to the staff at Violeta Hostel (especially the lady on reception) for their tireless help when there was an error with my reservation this week. The error was my own, but the staff went above and beyond the call of duty to help us find a suitable alternative. I'll definitely be staying... More

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Hopedale, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Overall Impressions: Not what you would expect in a hostal. No party crowd. Perfect for any age group that appreciates nice, peaceful surroundings. Very clean and neat. Excellent location in Dretade L'Eixample off Gran Via and c/Casp. Easy walk from Aerobus. Wonderful accommodations. Lovely patio with furniture on main floor for all to enjoy. Many shops, cafes, three blocks from... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Very nice couple running the place. Lovely courtyard. Everything was so clean, including the shared bathrooms which can be gross in hostels. Our room was rather noisy because it was next to the elevator shaft but the staff assured me they will soon be installing sound-proof windows which will help a lot. I loved the tranquil atmosphere. Nice location just... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Lovely little hostels in great location. Spotlessly clean and comfortable with a lovely feel. Most of all were the perfect owners who were extremely helpful. On check in they took time to go through the city map, with city advice and best places to visit and eat at good prices. They definitely made our weekend in Barcelona very easy and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Violeta Hostel is a really great place to stay when in Barcelona. It's so central & pretty close to everything; the Ramblas, beach and the bus stop for the airport! The rooms are big and everything is very clean and the balcony is huge and a great place to relax or have a drink! I definitely would book this again... More

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Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We were very impressed with everything, the owners and staff were helpful and friendly. Our room was large and clean and very comfortable.The location of the hostel is perfect for all of the city attractions, and we were helped by advice given by the owner as to where to go how to get there and general hospitality. I can not... More

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Address: Girona 39, 08009 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Eixample
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Violeta Hostel 2*
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