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2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Valencia 266 | Carrer de Valencia, 08007 Barcelona, Spain (Eixample)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went to Barcelona for three days and I stayed at The Hipstel for 2 nights. The location was quite excellent as it is basically at the centre of everything. You will only have to work for 5mins-15mins to find McDonald, bus stations, Casa Batllo, Casa Mila, and all the fashion shops that you need. The staff were generally okay,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The tone of this review is going to come across as disgruntled, but anyway, it’s my freedom of speech and my opinion. I don’t know whether you or hostels.com were responsible for this, but there were holes in your directions to the hostel leading to confusion: “You must walk on Passeig de Gracia Street, until Valencia St, then turn left... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for a few nights with a group of friends over a weekend. Rooms were good size and amenities were good. It is really great location. Staff were friendly and professional. Great big common area on ground floor and very secure. Thanks for the stay.

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서울, 대한민국
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel is located quite far from catalyuna square (10 to 15 minutes by walk). If you want to visit to Lamblas street everyday, then it will be better to choose other hostel. Also, the WIFI is not allowed if you do not agree with hipstel facebook page. Sadly, there were many staffs and some of them were rude. If... More

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The Hipstel H, Gerente at The Hipstel, responded to this review

Dear 서울, 대한민국, thank you for sharing your experience with us! We will work hard to fix and correct these failures you have noticed in our hostel In order to be fair, I would like to give some explanations to your complaints: 1) It is true, we are 10 minutes away by foot and 2 minutes away by metro to... More

Paris, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there for one night, the Receptionist forgot to tell me about the kitchen timings and when I was there at 10pm to get just some hot water for a coffee, I wasn't even allowed to go near it! And then she tried to cover up by saying she informed me, and was so arrogant afterwards as if I... More

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The Hipstel H, Gerente at The Hipstel, responded to this review

Dear WDeumus, Thank you for sharing your experience with us We are really sorry about this incident In their trainning period, receptionists are told and taught that customer service is priority number one We would like to invite to try us one more time, we know that we can offer you a great service and make your stay in Barcelona... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent 1 night here as I was just passing through Barcelona again. The location is excellent - very close to the Metro to the airport, Gaudi architecture, and you can walk to La Sagrada Familia. Staff were very helpful and the reception is 24 hours, which can be convenient if you get in late or have an early morning... More

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EuropeLova
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights and it was excellent. We didn't plan on staying a third night and needed a two bed private room and they helped accommodate us to make it more affordable, since it was last minute. The facilities and rooms were all excellent. Overall, an excellent stay.

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Dear EuropaLova, 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 Barcelona,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome people, the rooms are sound proof and quite confortable. Would only add a thicker blanket, but despite that, the people were fun and it was nice to just hang out there :). The downside was the power outlets, because we needed to charge phones so we had to take turns...

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Dear Ino, 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 Barcelona,... More

Rosario, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The only downside was that the noise coming from the common areas. My room was in the second floor, so I can only imagine how loud it was for the poor people sleeping downstairs (though I did have the pleasure to hear people yelling and moving furniture on my floor at 3 am for what seemed like hours). The average... More

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Dear Singtheendsong, Thank you very much for the compliments, this is truly rewarding. Be sure that we will take your remarks into consideration and work on it. If you have any other 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... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

24 hour staff all there to help you enjoy and make the most of what Barcelona has to offer. The facilities were clean and the location right in the mist of the shopping district and a pleasant walk to the gothic quarter. If you don't feel like walking, the metro station isn't far! The hostel also offers meals at a... More

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Dear Hanna, 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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Also Known As:
The Hipstel Barcelona, Catalonia
Address: Valencia 266 | Carrer de Valencia, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Eixample
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #63 of 650 Specialty lodging in Barcelona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Hipstel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Are you planning your trip to Barcelona and want to explore a different way of staying? Join the Hipstel-Family!The Hipstel is more than just a hostel - It is a home away from home.Located in the city´s most emblematic area, the hostel provides you the perfect base for sight-seeing along the day and partying all night long! Our friendly staff will be more than happy to offer you a good insight into this magical city When will you join?A quick overview of what we offer you:• Breakfast service included (extra charge)• Free coffee• 24/7 reception• Free Wi-FI• Amazing dinners!• Private and shared rooms• Bedlinen included• Towels for rent 2€• Free walking tours• Free city maps• Free activities• Free lugagge room• Common rooms• Big exterior terrace• Board gamesThe Hipstel offers private rooms as well as various sized dorms for affordable prices. Depending on your personal needs, you can either book a private room for you and your company or you just check in to a dorm to get in touch with loads of interesting peole from different countries all around the globe. The rooms are spacious, bright as well as secure . This will ensure, that your stay is going to be 100% comfortable. All our rooms are with shared bathroom. You will find air conditioner, big lockers in dorms, keycard access, bedlinen and blankets included in the rate, towels for rent at reception. Our staff will take care of every detail and your room and common areas will be perfectly clean and tidy. Location InformationThe Hipstel C\ de València 266, Barcelona 08007Due to its location next to the the city center, pretty much every hot spot in Barcelona can be reached by feet. But no worries - if you prefer to go by Metro, there is one stop directly across the corner of the Hostel. Within a few minutes you can reach Barceloneta metro station, where you can find the most popular beaches, or Park Güell, one of the hot spots in the city.Also, our location allows you to come and get to main airport and stations easily and cheap. There are bus stops as well as train stations closeby.In a nutshell, we are really proud to say that our location is pretty much unbeatable – can’t believe it? Just check it out on a map! ... more   less 
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