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HelloBCN Hostel

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C/ Lafont 8-10, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
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Ranked #119 of 711 Specialty Lodging in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
12 reviews 12 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is probably the best and the cheap place to be in barcelona if we know that spending time outside the house is more important. A nice breakfast, amazing service, Wi-Fi, Lockers, nice people to guide you and other things that you can expect. Simply the best hostel.

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to my share of hostels. None of them have been as clean and feel as safe as this one. Mind you, I'm in my 30s and have become much more discriminatory with choices of hostels. They gave everyone a digital watch-like device to open the door and the lockers. The lockers were sturdy and a good size. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a great place if you are a backpacker. We visited in the weekend for 2 nights. The guy in the reception is exceptionally good host I would say, he will make you comfortable just by talking to you and he will explain you all the places in Map which was really helpful and you wouldn't complain about soap... More 

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Hannover, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hostel is in a quieter Area of Barcelona. But everything is in walking distance. I stayed in a 4 Person Room. It was clean but not too big. Breakfast gets the job done but nothing special. Overall a good value Hostel!

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Halifax, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I originally booked this hotel because of the great reviews that I had read and of course the free breakfast was a bonus. I stayed here for 4 days and overall had a great experience. The staff was friendly and spoke great english. The breakfast had a bit to be desired, but if you enjoy bread and jam then you're... More 

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Paris, France
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My only regrets is that the bedsheets where nt very clean and the wifi just work about 5 minutes a day. But the good points is the breakfast even if it is a little early when you go out to enjoy the night life in barcelona. The location is perfect the hostel is very nice and the staff is very... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

It was our first time staying in a hostel and we absolutely had an awesome experience and we want to go back to Barcelona (what a city!!) and stay here again and again. Everyone was so friendly and we meet so much people from all over the world. It was awesome!

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Really enjoyed my time at this Hostel, great people, nice staff and ideal facilities. Great morning breakfast, good value for your location and close to most things you'd need (and if not you're just next to the subway station Paral.lel!). The kitchen is great and well-equipped for those wanting to cook meals or have a quick snack, like the public... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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61 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This hostel was fine for a few days. The rooms felt a little small and old but were comfortable enough. The bathrooms were kept relatively clean. The hostel was an interesting security system with wristwatches that act as your key. The staff were hit and miss - some were very friendly and others just seemed like they were doing their... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I only stayed here for one night but it seemed nice the place has got great security as you wear a wrist band which gets you in to your room the hostel and lockers so its a lot better than a key common area was ok. good WIFI

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