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Hostal Palermo

Boqueria, 21, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My worst experience @ a Hostel / Hotel in my life. The ownership and staff were completely horrendous. DO NOT STAY HERE! Management will not honor any refund and I've listed my main issues below: 1. Management doesn't allow you to keep a key to your room. You must check in / check out every time you come or go.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

in the heart of barcelona, one star hotel very clean and excellent price for solo traveler-- I would come back to this hotel but make sure you book early- there is nothing luxury about this hotel..but nothing better for the location and price.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Positives: Close to town, friendly staff, clean linen/towels, quiet, I only had to stay there two nights, it didn't smell too bad when I closed the bathroom door. Negatives: Dated decor, small/uncomfortable beds, dirty/smelly room, not secure, cramped room, overpriced. Not a pleasant stay.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I stayed here during the Festival of Mercé for about €80/night. The price was right, the location is great; just a 2 minute walk from Las Ramblas and the Liceu metro station... very easy to find. We had reliable free wifi, a fridge, fan, and air conditioning. The downside? Our room looked nothing like the pictures. We had a window... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The location is amazing! It's about the only thing this hostel has going for it, well except for the friendly staff. The rooms are very small and warm, and there were lots of ants in the bathroom...the stairs leading up are so narrow you can barely move, never mind carry a case. Maybe for one or two nights this place... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Located centrally on Las Ramblas. About 10 minute walk from Placa Catalunya where you can catch the airport bus. A minute walk from Liceu metro station, where the rest of the sights and touristy spots can be easily accessed from. Very close to the Gothic Quarter. Plenty of shops, restaurants, cafes, pubs etc nearby. Free wifi, excellent signal.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Stayed for 1 night. For it's price very reasonable hostal. Don't expect luxurious or spacious rooms. Staff was friendly, breakfast was ok, location is good (close to market). The room was clean, but small. Especially the bathroom was rather small. Aircon was a bit cold, compared to outside temperatures.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Stayed for 3 nights. Shocked at first as it was more of a youth hostel rather than a hotel as advertised. Room was ok but with old bed and furniture. Not good value for money. Only choose as a last resort.

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