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Hostal Rio de Castro

Av. Paral-lel, 119, 08004 Barcelona, Spain (El Poble Sec)
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Ranked #439 of 516 hotels in Barcelona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013
David_Cockerton2013 Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The smell is disgusting, not only because of people smoking: there is a lot black mold in the air con, which is very dangerous for the health of course. The pillow smelled like years of greasy hair accumulated. Not only is it is not clean but it's a health hazard. We did not even stayed for the night and we... More

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I was dreading the worst for my first ever stay in a hostel but it was better than some hotels I've stayed in! Very comfortable, clean and it even had good air con. Good location too. Highly recommend

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le vieux marche france
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

an agreeable week 24th sept 2013 we were given a room in a quiet spot of hotel by Mr singh nice size bathroom full size bath and shower much needed after all the walking we did. Cafe just down the road for breakfast not expensive friendly staff. room cleaned bed linen and towels changed every day For any advice speak... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

The pictures on the website are taken this way for a reason, the rooms are very small its smells like smoke and they need to be painted There is a metro stop right across the street. The neighborhood is nice during the day as it is close to Montjuic but if you decide to go out at night there are... More

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vienna
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2009

Verry close to the nextmetro station. Realy nice small street with lots of tapabars in the neighbourhood

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Address: Av. Paral-lel, 119, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Poble Sec
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Hostal Rio de Castro is a 2-star hotel located just 10 minutes on foot from Placa Catalunya, the Rambla and the Gothic neighbourhood (Barri Gotic, and 5 minutes from Placa Espanya and Barcelona's trade fair (Fira Barcelona). Barcelona's beaches are just a 10 minute bus ride away. The area boasts good metro connections with Poble Sec metro station (green - line 3) just 25 metres from the hotel; there you can catch a metro to the Port and the Maremagnum area. The area is very lively and brimming with bars, restaurants, shopping centres and all kinds of shops.Hostal Rio de Castro opened its doors to the public in 1967; it and was renovated in 2009. It has 10 double and triple rooms with private bathrooms, a television, Wi-Fi Internet access, air conditioning and heating.A well-located hostel with years of experience and attentive service. ... more   less 
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