We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hostal Residencia Australia

Ronda de la Universitat 11, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
Hotel amenities
Book on
TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with Tingo to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
1 room 1 guest
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Management photos
Hostal Residencia Australia
View Map
Add Photo Write a Review

199 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    59
    83
    29
    14
    14
See reviews for
15
84
10
5
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (6)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (199)
  • Mar-May only
    (41)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (66)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (41)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (51)
All months
Exeter, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
149 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

I didn't book anywhere in advance and found this place by chance. It was affordable and in a great location next to Las Ramblas. The lady on the desk was sweet and very helpful. I had to stay in 2 separate rooms as that's all they had. The first was in the road side and you could hear the traffic... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seongnam
Level Contributor
411 reviews
158 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The location is superb, just few steps from Universitat metro station. The airport buses also stop pretty close (so it was perfect for us needing to catch an early flight). Rooms are pretty tiny but it was adequate for one night. There are only 2 bathrooms (1 men & 1 women) but it wasn't a problem since the place only... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

In short: a very small outdated "Hostel" that was clean and in a good location but did not have a good hostel feel about it. This accommodation consists of four rooms, no lounge/sitting area or kitchen and has two tiny bathrooms (one mens and one ladies). There is free wifi that is horrible! We had to walk out to the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Belington
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This is a typical older hostal for Barcelona. Don't expect too much. We made an early reservation using our credit card for a en-suite room but when we got there the receptionist said it was overbooked and she only had one room left with a small balcony (#4 in the residencia on Ronda de Universidad). The room was very small... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
White Salmon, Washington
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Much depends on the room you get (but not necessarily the one you contract). Rooms 1, 4 & ?room are larger. Room 1 is the only one with private bath. Rooms 2 & 3 are 1/2 of an original room and very, very small for two people. The two hall baths (m/w) are small but sufficient. The bed in room... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
39 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

I believe the accommodation has rooms all over the immediate vicinity. I was given a room in No 23 (the residencia is no 11). I was taken there by the receptionist, a very pleasant young lady of Asian origin. She gave me the choice of 2 rooms as I had booked a private bathroom. One was larger that the other... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Palm Harbor, Florida
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We stayed for one night at the end of July and it was fine for our needs. The location really is great, right in the city center and near a metro station. The room itself was very rundown and VERY noisy. The sink and fridge were helpful, but the beds and noise made it a little rough. However, it was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lahti
Level Contributor
60 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

This hostal is in a perfect location in the centre of Barcelona. After climbing three floors up the stairs we were told that this is the first floor : ) !? So I think the hostal is actually on the 6th or 7th floor. Good receptionist. The hostal was very quiet and room ok, except the bed, that was quite... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Level Contributor
26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

All the rooms in this old run down hostel face the street which has continues traffic noise. If this doesnt keep you awake then the water pump system which each room has definitely will. every time someone in the hostel uses the water a loud pump starts up in each room! Rooms are tiny and old but the staff is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brussels, Belgium
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Perfect for location and great for a budget. Clean rooms, helpful staff - I even tried to use my Spanish, fridge in the room is useful for budget travellers. It is not a place for cheap people with high expectations, but for those who value comfort and are laid-back.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

38 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (38)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (9)
Viewed
View from room (7)
Viewed
Room/suite (8)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Other (12)
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Barcelona hotels
El Raval
HLG Pelayo Barcelona Hotel
HLG Pelayo Barcelona Hotel
#414 of 511 in Barcelona
3.5 of 5 stars 19 reviews
Eixample
Hotel Condestable
Hotel Condestable
#378 of 511 in Barcelona
3.5 of 5 stars 306 reviews
Eixample
BCN Hostal Central
BCN Hostal Central
#165 of 312 in Barcelona
3.5 of 5 stars 74 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Eixample
The Corner 592
The Corner 592
#65 of 312 in Barcelona
5.0 of 5 stars 8 reviews
Eixample
Rooms4Rent Bcn
Rooms4Rent Bcn
#308 of 703 in Barcelona
3.5 of 5 stars 33 reviews
Eixample
Sleep Green Eco Youth Hostel
Sleep Green Eco Youth Hostel
#54 of 703 in Barcelona
4.5 of 5 stars 63 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Staying in Eixample

Neighborhood Profile
Eixample
Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognizable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognized architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.
Explore this neighborhood
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay