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Avda. de Roma 1-3, 08029 Barcelona, Spain
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Hostal Sofia
Ranked #575 of 706 Specialty Lodging in Barcelona
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Worst hostal .... No English .... Rude .... Unhelpful ..... Ripoff .... Do not recommend ..... Can not run a business ... Front desk lady the rudest upmost disrespectful person I have ever dealt with !!!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2007

I stayed here three nights at the recommendation of a local friend, who booked it for me. My single room was tiny, but quiet and spotless. The bed was made and clean towels appeared daily. The communal bathroom was also very well maintained. The hostal is secure and conveniently located near the train station where you can get the Aerobus... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2007

Hostal Sofia This is not the ordinary students or backpackers hostel. This is more of a well located hostel for travelers who need the closeness to the train station and the metro in Barcelona. I stayed in this hostel for 6 nights, I traveled with my wife and baby. Also my parents came along and stayed at this hostel too.... More 

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159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2005

Hi all... A friend made bookings for me for this hotel/hostal. Summer being typically busy for Barcelona and given a budget, I was left with not much choice. Initially I was rather apprehensive because I have heard horror stories about bedbugs and other creepy crawlies lurking in Pensions/Hostals. But boy was I surprised! The rooms are decent sized and even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2004

I was stuck in Barcelona overnight and I needed to find something fast and near the train station. This place is a gem. Very clean and good size rooms. I stayed in a single on the second flr of the Pension. It was equipped with a sink and a fan (a necessity in the summer nights). It also had a... More 

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Address: Avda. de Roma 1-3, 08029 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Hostal Sofia Barcelona, Catalonia

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