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Hostal Residencia Australia

2.0 of 5 Inn   |   Ronda de la Universitat 11, 08007 Barcelona, Spain (Eixample)
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Ranked #167 of 301 Barcelona B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014
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  • 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
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Seongnam
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168 reviews 168 reviews
128 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 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

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 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In short: a very small outdated "Hostel" that was clean and in a good location but did not have a good hostel feel about it.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

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Belington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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

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White Salmon, Washington
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1 helpful vote 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

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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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

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Lahti
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19 helpful votes 19 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

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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39 helpful votes 39 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

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Brussels, Belgium
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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.

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

You cannot be better located than at Residencia Australia, 5 minutes from the Plaza Catalunia. The receptionist is helpful and the room was clean and tidy. The facilities were very good and a small fridge in the room is a bonus.

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Additional Information about Hostal Residencia Australia

Address: Ronda de la Universitat 11, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Eixample
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal Residencia Australia 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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