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Barcelona City Ramblas Hostal

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La Rambla, 133 - 3rd fl, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I am writing this review from my room at the hostel because I just felt it couldn't wait. I get that they advertise this as a simple and unpretentious place, but there is a limit to that. If I'm paying €40/night for a double room for my boyfriend and I, I think some nice sheets are the least we could... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I had a private room in the Ramblas Hostal. The room was cute and very nice and a towel was included which was amazing, as I dont usually travel with one. The only problem was finding the actual building. We wander around Las Ramblas for quite a while before stumbling upon the tiny sign marking the location of the hostel... More 

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Zaandam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I had been in December last year before at the hotel; Then I thought it was good. So went back this time, but this experience was slightly less than last time. Plus point; I was able to check in when I arrived and check out later than was prescribed. A little less this time were the showers and toilets. No... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

It is absolutely unacceptable that the hotel's location at The Rambla 133 is not, in any way, marked with the hotel's name. There is a tiny entrance with the name of a restaurant and another pension, but not Barcelona City Ramblas. THIS, you can only see when climbing up 5 flights of stairs (over 100 steps) - and even then,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Stayed here with two friends for Barcelona v Celtic in October 2012. Place isn't the easiest to find, right at the top fo Las Ramblas next to the Burger King. Brilliant location for such a low price. The place is very clean for such a inexpensive hostel. Would recommend.

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very comfortable stay. The metro station is just a stones throw away and is one of the main stations in Barcelona. Hence very easy to commute across the city. As the accommodation is right on the La Ramblas street, it is very enjoyable to walk around the area with no difficulty to find places to eat or lounge. The rooms... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Clean room with a sink, liquid soap, wardrobe with hangers, fan, heater, hairdryer and a small amount of shelf space. There were two beds in our room with two pillows each and extra blankets in the wardrobe with space under the beds for suitcases. There was also a desk, chair and access to free wifi with good connection. Communal fridge... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

A hostel with good location just at the upper end of Las Ramblas - so close to almost everything. It's a lot of stairs to the rooms but it's quite cheap and rather okey rooms with showers in the corridor. When I was here I got a room for myself with three beds for a single room price - so... More 

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bcncityhotels_com, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Barcelona City Ramblas Hostal, responded to this review

Hi! First of all, thanks for your feedback about our accommodation! We are glad you liked our guesthouse. Barcelona City Ramblas is a simple but clean lodging with everything you need to rest after a day visiting and enjoying Barcelona. Besides, you were lucky to have three beds for you in a room facing Ramblas street! ;-) We are looking... More 

Berlin, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Awful smell of sewer in the stairway. Not in the room though. All night humming noise from some factory(?) in the patio. Balcony shared with neighbour, so he/she can walk into your room at night if u sleep with balcony door open.

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bcncityhotels_com, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Barcelona City Ramblas Hostal, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thanks a lot for your review. The comments of our guests help us to improve our services. We apologize if you had a bad experience in Barcelona City Ramblas. We do know the reason of the smell of the stairway… In spite is a thing is out of our hands, anybody reported it. Did you told it to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Fantastic location, rooms clean with all the essentials. Communal bathrooms kept nice and clean. Suprisingly quiet, although we didnt have a room facing the rambles. Five flights of rather steep stairs to negotiate with heavy bags after 23 hours of flying was a bit of a challenge but would not deter us from staying here again, just be prepared for... More 

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bcncityhotels_com, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Barcelona City Ramblas Hostal, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for investing time to write your review of our accommodation, we find it very realistic and it helps people that wants to book in Barcelona City Ramblas to get an idea of what we offer and what they can expect. We are glad you enjoyed the accommodation and your trip to Barcelona. And yes, we know how hard... More 

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