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Buba House

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Carrer de Arago 239, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buba House is a nice hostel, situated in the heart of Barcelona. It's just 5 minute walk away from Placa Catalunya and the city center. The facilities are OK, nothing exceptional, but you will be ok for 2-3 nights stay. Overall it's a nice place to stay in, while you are visiting Barcelona.

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Community of Madrid, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We arrived to the hostel later than expected because of a flight delay and they still didn't manage to change the sheets. I've been to hostels where I had to put sheets on the bed myself (which would have been fine) but they literally had not taken the sheets off the bed from the last guests stay despite us arriving... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We spent 3 nights at Buba House last week and really liked it. The hostel is essentially in an apartment building above some shops. We stayed in a twin room - downfall here is the bunk beds, obviously great for saving space but they didn't seem that sturdy. The bathrooms were nice, and very clean for a hostel! There is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We have just come back from 4 nights in Buba house! Found the hostel to be very comfortable, we had a superior double on the carrera de Arago it was a bit noisy with the doors open but didn't cause us any problems. Bedding and towels provided free tea and coffee all day which was great after a day out.... More 

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Siena, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The hostel was superb: quiet, cleaned and in a good location. Very good extra services: you can use the computer for free, printing, the breakfast is very good, you can get towels for free. More that that all the members of the staff are amazing: they are helpful, kind, friendly... If I have the chance to go to Barcelona again,... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Buba House was one of my favorite hostels I stayed at. It is in a great location, close to the metro. It's an easy walk to get there. The staff was incredibly welcoming. Julia, I believe was her name, was so sweet and helped with directions, recommendations of what to see and just being all-around friendly. My friend's shoes were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Buba house is well located in the centre. Few minutes walk away. The staff are nice and very helpful. The room is clean and comfortable bed. The bathrooms are clean. Breakfast was decent. It was just a bit cold during our stay and there was no hot water in the shower left. All in all quite a pleasant stay. Will... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Buba House was an absolutely dream. They have awesome single rooms at ridiculous rates (particularly in the off-season), a great full kitchen set up and some of the nicest and most helpful staff I've come across. Super clean rooms and facilities, and as much community or privacy as you like. The common area is large and inviting, and their set... More 

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Minsk, Belarus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I think that the advanteges of the hostel i choose room next to shower . there were large bed, ventilator and a lot of sockets. it was tasty breakfast and free tea and coffee. and of course i liked the stuff who really help us

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Excelent hostel and extreamly confortable. The location is perfect. If you are going in a "wild trip" this may not be you hostel, though if you wanna have a calm stay, you should certaintly visit the place!

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