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Hostal Baires

Calle Avinyo, 37 Principal, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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Ranked #374 of 703 Specialty Lodging in Barcelona
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this small Hotel because of the location. very handy to Las Ramblas and the action in the city centre. Our hotel was positioned above a "chic" winebar and opposite a popular Restaurant. The noise was loud and went well into the morning. The rooms are not airconditioned and leaving the window open is not recommended (thieves) and noise.... More 

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Lund, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Well the room and shared bathroom was clean, but bed was really not comfortable. I stayed 2 nights. Great location, but what pissed me off a lot was that when i came to bring my luggage in the evening (because my flight was in the evening i asked if i can leave my luggage somewhere in the hostel and receptionist... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

As described when booking. Very basic, free breakfast. Small room with sink, double bed, free WiFi and an outdoor balcony overlooking the pubs and clubs. Great central location. Two minute walk to the Old Port and 5 minute walk to Cathedral. Lots of quirky shops on Avinyos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

It's a hostel and as such a reasonable one with free buffet breakfast. I've stayed in much worse for the same money. :):):):):)vvvvvvvv:)v:):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Finishing up a three-day trip in Barcelona. I think that people who leave reviews need to understand that this place is a hostel and not a hotel. That usually means no elevator, byob towels and toiletries, sharing bathrooms, busy areas with noise. And hostal baires actually is a little better than other hostels by providing some of those things. You... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I went to Barcelona for a design meeting for 4 days. The hotel is located 5 minutes from las ramblas, so is really central. Its situated on the 1st floor of a 5 building floors, my room was really dark, the blind didn't open and it had a strong smell to detergent, to a point that cause me nauseas, it... More 

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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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Anchorage, Alaska
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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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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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