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Plaza Real 17, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Kabul is in the perfect central location, but if you're driving there, I suggest doing more research than we did. We showed up on a Saturday night and you can only get somewhat close before the streets become more walkways than driveable. Park on a main street then walk the rest. If you are checking in at night, allow at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay. In a great location, good to meet people before you go out, young people, good breakfast (eat when you get back from club), friendly staff, big lockers to fit your luggage in. Go there if you plan to party.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reception/ bar and rooftop bar are great fun every night with happy hour drinking games. great way to meet people perfect location - very central. The lockers in the rooms are free and really secure The free dinner every night is an added bonus- it's quite small but you can't really complain as it's free The only bad thing I... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kabul has easily been one of the best hostels I've ever stayed at, may not be the most glamorous rooms but the staff are awesome and the vibe around the place is unbelievable! Everyone wants a fun time. Location is perfect too! Met some of the best people there that I've met throughout my trip trough Europe. Solid 8.5/10

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay. I know I messed up. I booked for the 11th and 12th without realizing that my flight would be over night and that I'd actually be getting there the second day. Totally my bad. I'm cool with the booking fee and the cancellation fee (one night's stay, which hurts when it's 40something euros and you're backpacking, but hey. My... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Great location, next to two subways lines an 15 minutes walk from the beach. It's a party hostel, a real one, so be aware when booking and if you want to have a good night of sleep this is not the place for you. My bed had lots of bad bugs and I heard many people complaining too, check it... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The hostel was great overall, everything we really needed. The location is good for getting to various places! Nice group of restaurants in the square. Every night they have a planned night out and everyone gathers in the bar reception beforehand to socialise. We had quite a few problems with the lockers in the rooms not working but staff were... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Firstly you can tell this hostel used to be good but is no longer that way. I was told they had recently been taken over by new owners. They will charge you for everything other hostels offer for free luggage room, sheets etc. There are no power points in the rooms, the wifi barely works and the breakfast was not... More

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Lund, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We decided to do a 2-stop graduation trip starting in Barcelona and were on the hunt for a lively party hostel and ended up finding Kabul. Reading the reviews really had us worried as the last thing I needed was bug bites and really no one wants to have their things stolen. Despite it all we decided to take a... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

After reading the mixed reviews for this place a friend and I decided to stay here thinking that our main aim was to party and the hostel couldn't be that bad. The hostel was basic like you'd expect but provided you with the facilities you'd need. It was quite annoying having to continually charge your phones in the bathrooms but... More

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Address: Plaza Real 17, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona
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