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1.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Calle Avinyo, 37 Principal, 08002 Barcelona, Spain (El Barri Gòtic)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Stayed with my son here. Clean. central location. Comfortable. Does exactly what it says on tin. Great value great location. Five minutes to Las Ramblas and at the heart of barrio gotic. Affordable and has very friendly staff.

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

For a low cost, you are situated in the heart of Las Ramblas AND have a small breakfast included (which consists of coffee, juice, muffins, toast)! If you are planning on staying anywhere in Las Ramblas, it is going to be noisy regardless. I was somewhat worried as people suggested bringing ear plugs, however the sound was not that bad... More

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Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Stayed here in June 2013 with my boyfriend. We arrived just in time for the festival of St John which was amazing. Stayed in Hostal Baires for the three days we were in Barcelona. The best thing about this hotel is the location. It's located just off La Rambla, a short walk from Liceu metro station. A slightly longer walk... More

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San Francisco, California
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Spent 2 nights in between cruises, booked for the proximity to the cruise port & "breakfast" included. Absolutely horrible! I had stayed last year in Barceloneta for 4 months and thought to stay alittle closer and save on the cleaning fees of an apartment. What a mistake! First night my husband and I were in a room with shared bath... More

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Malaga, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

I came across Baires as I was looking for something at the last minute. Everything was booked up but I managed to find a room at this Inn. The rates were just in my budget which was ideal as other hostel in that area were higher. The place is nicely located and the beach/Old Town is near by. The rooms... More

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Florence, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

1,Located at a alley of bar ,very close to the beach,so it would be a little noisy. 2,There is no independent toilet with inconvenience. 3,There is only a old man who just speak Spanish in the service desk. You get what you pay for.The price in this area is worth.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Hostel is located 2-3 minutes from La Rambla and Port Vell and it is its biggest advantage. However if you are looking for outstanding quality, you can be disappointed. It is clean inside the room and in the bathroom and you could expect cleaning service everyday. From that point of view everything is ok. However you should take into consideration... More

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spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

The only one good thing about this hostal is its location. The entrance is not very welcoming at all.Cimbing the stone stairs to reception with 4 suitcases was not an easy task.Then we were shown our doubleroom with own bathroom (i booked this as i had looked at the professional photos) what a disapointment! The windowpane was broken and it... More

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Wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

Wanted cheap accommodation in a convenient location for our weekend city break and Hostal Baires was ideal. Booked a double (two single beds pushed together) ensuite and got a room with a balcony, which was great to sit out on with a beer watching the world go by. The room was basic, but spacious, very clean and the shower was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

Hostal Baires is great value for money as long as you know what you are letting yourself in for. Communal toilet, no tv, basic breakfast, noisy environment etc. Being in the gothic quarter of barcelona for £50 a night between two of you kind of cancels out any minor problems in my opinion, the staff are friendly and helpful and... More

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Also Known As:
Hostal Baires Hotel
Hostal Baires Hotel Barcelona
Hostal Baires Barcelona, Catalonia
Address: Calle Avinyo, 37 Principal, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Barri Gòtic
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Ranked #317 of 650 Specialty lodging in Barcelona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Hostal Baires 1*
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