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Alternative Creative Youth Hostel

Ronda Universitat 17, entresol - 3 | (Ring the golden bell on the bottom row), 08007 Barcelona, Spain
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Debrecen, Hungary
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69 reviews 69 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

It is a great hostel in the city center with friendly and helpful staff. Every room was clean. If you want to use the free wifi, you have to give access to some personal information for an unknown company.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

VERY GOOD YOUTH HOTEL very CLEAN, FRIENDLY, SAFE, HELPFUL, good LOCATION, prompt service GREAT NEIGHBORS, awesome REASONABLE RATES. Very courteous helpful and respectable people when needed any questions answered

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Darlington, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I was incredibly impressed with this hostel, it was clean, homely and a perfect size for people travelling alone. The location couldn't be more ideal (less than 100m from Plaza de Catlaunya). I stayed in a few hostels in the same week in Barcelona central but none compared to this. Staff are friendly and help with anything including their own... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I'm usually very critical but this hostel exceeded all expectations. Very friendly staff, perfect location near Las Ramblas and the bus/metro, very clean, extremely safe, and great accommodations. I would recommend it to anyone. We had an unusual request to house 8 students in the same room and they were very helpful in providing what we asked for. Overall a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I had a great time staying at Alternative Creative youth hostel in Barcelona Spain. Location is superb. There is 24 hours free WiFi, free lockers and sheets, staff were helpful and friendly. I highly recommend this youth hostel and I will definitely return.

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Dallas, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Getting to ACYH Hostel was very easy when coming from the airport, we just hopped on the Aerobus and were dropped off very close by. The location feels very safe, no matter what time of day or night. Staff waited up late to check us in after our late flight, but we were placed in an odd room. Doors did... More 

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Leipzig, Germany
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Stayed at the ACYH Hostel two nights during Easter 2014. Located in a grand residential building, it's less than 3 minutes from Plaça de Catalunya (central shopping plaza and focal point for all modes of transport). The staff is extremely helpful, they're always ready to assist you. Lots and lots of information brochures & discount vouchers available (make use of... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Super clean Hostel in a very convenient location. Beautiful majestic entrance. Felt well looked after and safe as a female solo traveler. They played great music and the atmosphere was really cruisy. Will return for sure! The owners also run Sleep Green on the same street. Got the chance to have a look at it...it is very bright and welcoming... More 

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52 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

I stayed here for 2 nights with 7 friends in November 2013. From pre-arrival to departure from this hostel, everything went smoothly. The staffs are great, friendly and very helpful on giving good recommendations for dinner and visits around BCN. The hostel is clean, quiet (not a party hostel) and about 2-3 minutes walking to Plaza Catalunya and major department... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

This hostel is the kind I like... pretty small and appears to just be a converted apartment unit. The location was great, right near Placa de Catalunya. The girl who checked me in was so awesome! She asked me what I wanted to do during my stay in Barcelona, and based on that, she showed me an itinerary that I... More 

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Address: Ronda Universitat 17, entresol - 3 | (Ring the golden bell on the bottom row), 08007 Barcelona, Spain
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Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Eixample
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Number of rooms: 3
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