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.

The Hipstel

Certificate of Excellence
Hotel website
Valencia 266 | Carrer de Valencia, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
The Hipstel
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
The Hipstel
Write a Review

539 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    258
    157
    65
    36
    23
See reviews for
10
34
183
9
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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 (66)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (539)
  • Mar-May only
    (110)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (135)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (161)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (133)
All months
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic hostal. Good facilities. I went to Barcelona for business and I met at the Hipstel nice people from all around the world. The environment is super international. I love to meet people from other countries and to speak with them about everything and the Hipstel offers you that opportunity without any doubt. The roommates are fantastic and the staff... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
The Hipstel H, Front Office Manager at The Hipstel, responded to this review

Dear davidss208 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 

Nordhausen, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hipstel is one of the best hostels I've ever been to - and I've travelled a lot around the world... It has an awesome atmosphere and it feels like coming home! I really like ur style of making it cosy and welcoming. :) See u again!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
The Hipstel H, Front Office Manager at The Hipstel, responded to this review

Dear Maris47, 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 

Dublin, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this hostel all excited. It looked hip, great location close to beach. I am a youngish single lady travelling with my baby. Most places are cool with that. We have stayed in hostels worldwide. I booked us a quadruple dorm room..I was promptly sent an email telling me I wouldn't be comfortable ,no cots .did I not read... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
JuanchitoVazquez, Gerente at The Hipstel, responded to this review

Dear lorna o, thank you for taking the time to share your feelings with us Unfortunately, our intentions were misunderstood When we emailed you, the idea was to provide you with more information than the one you can see online. We did not know your backround, we definitely did not know that you have travelled with your baby around the... More 

1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I loved the decor of this place, it was comfortable and travellers needs were well considered. A few cons - The place is not exactly sound proof - take ear plugs if you are a light sleeper. In addition the login to Facebook free wifi service was frustrating and could be really slow / not function at peak times. The... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
The Hipstel H, Front Office Manager at The Hipstel, responded to this review

Dear Megan H, 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... More 

Madrid, Spain
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Nice atmosphere and very friendly and helpfull staff. i loved the most the location, which is in a quieter area but still close to many attractions and the centre within walking distance.i also enjoyed thd free guide tour that was starting from thd hostel anc it was giving a nice historical and cultural indighg of yhe city.

Was this review helpful? Yes
The Hipstel H, Front Office Manager at The Hipstel, responded to this review

Dear Niovi P, 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... More 

Charleroi, Belgium
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The hipster is really a good place to enjoy your time with your friend. Everything's cosy and clean, but there is one thing I really didn't like: you can't cook in the kitchen and the dinner you can buy is not really tasty. I think it's one important thing to be able to cook in a hostel, that's part of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
The Hipstel H, Front Office Manager at The Hipstel, responded to this review

Dear Solène M, 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... More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I had never stayed in a hostel and was fairly nervous about staying at the Hipstel, however it was awesome. I can't really speak to how it compares to other hostels, but I was very impressed with the staff and facilities. It was very clean and always smelled like fresh flowers. The staff was always helpful and suggested things for... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
The Hipstel H, Front Office Manager at The Hipstel, responded to this review

Dear Hannah J, 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... More 

Porto Alegre, RS
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I really enjoyed my time in The Hipstel! The staff is very friendly and the location is great… The hostel offer many options to know Barcelona. The internet has a good quality, but It could be better. I recommend it.

Was this review helpful? Yes
The Hipstel H, Front Office Manager at The Hipstel, responded to this review

Dear aurorazen2015, 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 

Warsaw, Poland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Young super helpful staff and great interior design with cheap good breakfast... It's all I need for 3 days trip. Some guests were quite noisy but after complaining staff moved as to the other room without any problems. There is posibility to leave your luggage is special room, so it's safe.

Was this review helpful? Yes
The Hipstel H, Front Office Manager at The Hipstel, responded to this review

Dear Karowere 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 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I really enjoyed my stay at The Hipstel! The reception and people inside the hostel are very friendly and helped me out with any queries I had! The Hipstel is also a great place to get access to clubs as well as cheap drinks :D and good food! I also thought The Hipstel was a great place to meet new... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
The Hipstel H, Front Office Manager at The Hipstel, responded to this review

Dear Johnnyblake 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 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

78 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (46)
Viewed
View from room (3)
Viewed
Room/suite (9)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (6)
Viewed
Dining (12)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (2)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
1:48
Videos (2)
Viewed
Other (11)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (32)
Viewed
Room/suite (5)
Viewed
Family/play areas (7)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Other (11)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay

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

Amenities

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question