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2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   C/ Rossello 220 | Principal, 08008 Barcelona, Spain
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Ranked #159 of 708 Specialty Lodging in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Overall is quiet in this hostel during my stay. Slept quite well and if you look for city site seeing, this location is excellent for getting around since just right up the Metro exit. But during my stay, my food stored in the kitcen's fridge has been eaten half only in one night without my permission. I've informed the staff... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Great location just outside metro. Easy to reach by bus or metro. Easy access to other sites. Very nice place and I would give it a good rating except attention to cleaning. Kitchen, terrace but the tables were never cleaned. Our room had dirt on the floor and it was difficult to find TP in the bathrooms. Please fix things... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I reserved one room with private bathroom when i got there they told us that we have to share the bathroom .. it was a disgusting bathroom fill with mold and roaches .. yes roaches !! Nasty !! Only one shower ..the only good thing was the location was safe compare to others streets in barcelona. You need to take... More 

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Ljungskile, Västra Götaland, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I stayed here for three nights and it was a perfect headquarter for exploring Barcelona. The Underground is just outside and it is also nice to walk Rambla de Catalunya down to Placa de Catalunya. It is clean, the staff is helpful and there is a peaceful terrace.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Stayed 2 nights in 4 bed dorms which was located on patio side so very quiet. I was pleasantly surprised as this is an apartment converted into a hostel but large enough with few good sizes bathrooms. There is a kitchen where you can store food and drinks and large common room with a terrace. Very quiet by night which... More 

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Kokkola, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Friendly and helpful staff, great location, very good transport connections. Lots of restaurants, bakeries and cafes are nearby. Clean and cozy room, the only bad thing - no air condicioning. Great terrace!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I have visited Barcelona several times. This is one of the best located hotels I have stayed. Between the Paseo Cataluna and Paseo de Gracia. The most see streets in Barcelona. Clean. Friendly staff. Theyt game lots of tips of what to see and do. Highly recommended. Bathrooms like everywhere in Europe small and odd for American standards.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

It's location is it's best feature, relatively central to town and great public transport links. We had a room at the front of the building which had a small indoor balcony area looking out onto Carrer del Rossello. The staff were great, we checked in around 1am without any problems. Bed was clean and comfortable, however the bathrooms/showers although plentiful,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

Converted two flats on the principal make for large open spaces. Between La Ramblar and Passegnde Gracias close to all. Metro up hill from transport to air port. Beautiful old stained glass windows, terrace and a small kitchen, are all provided. Fourth time here.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I stayed at this place based on the great reviews here. I am guessing the place must have really went downhill quickly? Firstly the staff were rather rude and unfriendly. It was obvious they hated their job and didn't want to be there. There were only two bathrooms, and one of the showers in the bathrooms was out of order!... More 

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Address: C/ Rossello 220 | Principal, 08008 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Duo 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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