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Plaza Real 17, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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Ranked #207 of 675 Specialty lodging in Barcelona
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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London, United Kingdom
1 review
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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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Barcelona, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Hostel location, facilities and price are good but from my experience the staff were horrible. They should get a job where they don't have to deal with people. Lockers malfunction regularly, they seem to double book people several times a day and turn it round to act like it's the fault of the guest. Dinner is provided but only on... More

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Mississauga, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Kabul hostel was a really fun place to party, but it was a much better bar than it was a hostel. It's a decent place to crash as the rooms were really clean, and its in a great location if you don't mind occasionally dirty washrooms. The good things are that there is daily housekeeping and it has everything you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

It has been almost a year and i still remember the amazing time we had here! A group of 4 friends started our Spain trip from Barcelona. Without doubt the best location we could have picked - on the beautiful and lively las ramblas! The hostel justifies the street on which it is situated. Very lively and fun to be.... More

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Lima, Lima, Peru
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Location-wise amazing, and great for meeting people. However its dirty full of kids that can't handle their booze and the staff literally could not be any less helpful. They're rude beyond the normal boundaries of human interaction amd usually ignore you when you're asking them something. On the upside at least Kabul provides employment to these freaks as I'm sure... More

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Lima, Lima, Peru
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Amazing location. Nicely decorated. Really good for meeting people. However in general the staff are sarcastic, rude, unhelpful and altogether about as useful as a scrotum attatched to the back of your wrist.

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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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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
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