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The Hipstel

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Valencia 266 | Carrer de Valencia, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I planned to come here only for a few days before moving on. However i felt hom imidiatly and never wanted to leave again. They serve dinner in house only for 5 euro's and offer all kind of events. I even was lucky enough to join for their one time rooftop party event. Afterwards a pictures of me and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After staying at a different hostel first night which was close to a rating of 1 / 10 this place ( hipstel) was an absolute gem near everything. Friendly, helpful, open, great facilities and decent rooms with air con. Funky and inspired.

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The Hipstel H, Front Office Manager at The Hipstel, responded to this review

Dear Scott, Thank you very much for your kind review, this is truly rewarding. Be sure that we will keep going on this track. If you have any remark, complain or suggestion, please don´t hesitate and tell us. It was a real pleasure to host you; you will always be welcome at The Hipstel! If you ever come back to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This youth hostel was one of the nicest hostels I've seen anywhere in the world. Comfortable beds, nice living areas and balconies, excellent staff and most importantly, extremely clean bathrooms. The location is also an added advantage, although I presume most of the younger visitors to Barcelona would prefer staying on La Rambla.

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The Hipstel H, Front Office Manager at The Hipstel, responded to this review

Dear Sharan, Thank you very much for your kind review, this is truly rewarding. Be sure that we will keep going on this track. If you have any remark, complain or suggestion, please don´t hesitate and tell us. It was a real pleasure to host you; you will always be welcome at The Hipstel! If you ever come back to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My stay there was very short, but I liked this hostel, everything was really good. The hostel is located in the very central area, it took me around 15 minutes to walk there from Placa de Cataluna. It's really easy to find using the directions provided. The staff was nice and the hostel is clean, with nice interior and good... More 

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The Hipstel H, Front Office Manager at The Hipstel, responded to this review

Dear Tina, Thank you very much for your kind review, this is truly rewarding. Be sure that we will keep going on this track. If you have any remark, complain or suggestion, please don´t hesitate and tell us. It was a real pleasure to host you; you will always be welcome at The Hipstel! If you ever come back to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Location was great, and my friend and I were in room 101, so on the main floor. Our AC went out a few times, and so did the power, but it worked well at night which is what really mattered. And when the AC stopped working the staff promptly fixed it. It was an 8 bed dorm, so crowded but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I think Hipstel is a very nice hostel located in the heart of the city center which enable you to explore the city center by foot. The staffs are nice and they gladly answered your questions and also giving you some advise about where to go in Barcelona. Unfortunately wifi did not work as well as I expected and there... More 

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The Hipstel H, Front Office Manager at The Hipstel, responded to this review

Dear Ananta, Thank you very much for your kind review, this is truly rewarding. Be sure that we will keep going on this track. If you have any remark, complain or suggestion, please don´t hesitate and tell us. It was a real pleasure to host you; you will always be welcome at The Hipstel! If you ever come back to... More 

Москва, Россия
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

A really nice hip (the name doesn't lie) hostel. Offered some dinner for a very low fee. Rooms were clean, staff - friendly. They organize pub crawls as I remember. Not the cheapest option on the list but is definitely worth it. Location and interieur is also great. Satisfaction 10/10

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Dear Angie, Thank you very much for your kind review, this is truly rewarding. Be sure that we will keep going on this track. If you have any remark, complain or suggestion, please don´t hesitate and tell us. It was a real pleasure to host you; you will always be welcome at The Hipstel! If you ever come back to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Miserable staff. Took their sweet time to check you in as they were busy having converstions with their friends (at 2 am). They only accept cash. The bathrooms seem like they are cleaned once a month and there are two ´showers´ for a floor of about 20 or more people. Even one staff complained that he didnt like working there.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Great Hostel! Location is Amazing, Placed in the heart of the city Barcelona! Hostel staff is very friendly. Rooms are extremely clean. Havin vendor machines in all floors o make stay comfort. Will look forward to visit here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

By far the best hostel I have ever stayed in. Staff is too friendly Hostel's common area is beautiful. It's in the center of the center Wifi works very well Daily night they have some amazing party's.

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Dear Ashugautam, Thank you very much for your kind review, this is truly rewarding. Be sure that we will keep going on this track. If you have any remark, complain or suggestion, please don´t hesitate and tell us. It was a real pleasure to host you; you will always be welcome at The Hipstel! If you ever come back to... More 

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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.
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