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Hostal River

Sant Pau 15, Barcelona, Spain
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    4 of 5 stars
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night, came straight from the airport via taxi which was only around 30 euro which I didn't think was too bad. The staff were extremely friendly and very helpful! We had a private double room which was clean and ideal with a sink and a shared bathroom just down the hall. Only downside was that the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is great according to La Rambla (2 minutes walk away), the old town, shopping and restaurants. Unfortunately the street Sant Pau does not feel 100% safe. Very friendly staff. No elevator. Cleanliness is very good. We rented a room with a separate bathroom, which was nice. The room we rented was a bit worn down, and in need... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Shared a double room with my partner for 4 nights. Lovely staff who have average/nonexistent English but are nice. Room is pretty basic but had a sink. Bed made, room cleaned and fresh towels brought every day whilst we were out. No worries about hiding belongings (iPads just out on tables are fine etc). Great location, just off La Rambla.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The hostel is basic, but the rooms and shared bathrooms are clean. The staff are friendly, they make your bed and give fresh towels every day. Can't beat the location. Hostel felt very safe - at night the door to the building is locked so you have to buzz in to the hostel - 24 hr reception. No problems with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Cannot speak highly enough of this place. Exceeded my expectations and the location was great with a metro station at the end of the street which gets you anywhere you want to be (TIP grab the T-10 ticket for travelling on the metro, its inexpensive and really useful). The rooms were cleaned every day and the shared facilities were really... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Stayed two nights at this hostal. Good location as it's right next to Las ramblas near Liceu station. At the hostal the lady at the reception was really friendly and helpful, she made us feel welcomed. We had a room with our own bathroom. Room was clean and towels were changed everyday. Oh and there's a kettle in the room.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

We have stayed one night on Valentine's Day and it was okay. The staff is friendly and helpful and the rooms are clean. We had a room without a bath room but with a sink which is kind of a hussle but we managed. The location is absolutely perfect. Please be aware to bring earplugs because of the thin walls.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Friendly personnel and clean rooms. We got a room with our own bathroom, the cleanup every day, new towels and all. If you smoke they have a small balcony (open from 10 to 9, but you can ask for the key anytime), but no ashtrays. The location is perfect.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

decided to settle in this hostel because of the good reviews. We arrived late but we were greeted and immediately given a room key, even without taking the money. The hostel is located right near the metro station and near the pedestrian street of La Rambla. But despite this terrible night to the hostel to go - in the alley... More 

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