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Centre Esplai Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Riu Anoia, 42-54, 08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow. We were really not expecting this. My 7- year- old son said: "this hotel is creepy dad". Well, it's not really a hotel but we were not expecting this for 110 euros for one night. I have some pictures I will try to upload. The hostel is just a 15' taxi ride from the airport which cost us 22... More

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Barcelona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Good choice to be close to the AirPort (A little far to city centre). We was there only for one night but it was really good. Recommendation do not open the window because there are a lot of mosquitoes.

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County Kerry, Ireland
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Im afraid this hostel / prison was a complete disaster. The place is very poorly managed with rude staff who did not take on board any of my concerns re excessive noise late at night. When I protested the next morning that member of staff simply shrugged her shoulders and did nothing. The rooms, whilst clean are more like prison... More

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Misawa, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I booked this hostel just for an overnight stay for our family of four (with a 6 and a 9 year old) we had to board a cruise ship the next evening. Most of the hotels we looked for were expensive for 1night in Barcelona and we knew as soon as our plane landed we were going to want to... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This is placed on booking.com as a hotel! This is rearranged office building or something like that. This SHOULD NEVER be offered to people as hotel. It is extremely misleading. After calling the reception from another country, since I forgot the charger, I was told they will not mail it to me. It is their policy. This is very unpolite.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

booked this hotel just to spend the night in inbetween two flights from the near airport. taxi from airport to the hostel is 27 euro (fixed price 20 euro if you get any taxi from barcelona airport), from hostel to airport is around 11 euro. (10 mins journey). the hostel is a new building, clean but very very basic. receptionist... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This hotel (Hostel), is known as Centre Esplai Albergue at other hotel booking sites. No WAY is this a Hotel. Very disappointed and very misleading it should not be hosted on hotel booking websites. First of all, it looked like a prison cell. Even Prisoners get a TV. Then you get one smal sachet as a soap/shampoo. A small Towel.... More

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Eskilstuna, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I decided on this hostel as I was planning a trip to watch football at Camp Nou and I like to be close to the airport which is a 20 minute walk from terminal 2 (avoid the motorway and choose the little road which runs adjacent to it called Cami Cal Mones - look at google maps). I had seen... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We were in Esplai last summer. I havent got very good things to say about this hostal afterwards. Stay was quite ok, although you could here what people were talking in other rooms. Breakfast was nice, reception service was ok. And first they booked us a room that had not been cleaned. We went to the room and were quite... More

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Tadworth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

So I stayed and this location with my family as it was close to the airport and the photos looked great. When I got the Hostel, I thought that I had arrived in the worst neighbourhood of Barcelona, it all looks a bit rough. We stayed in a room of 4. Beds had lots of hairs in them, room was... More

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Address: Riu Anoia, 42-54, 08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > El Prat de Llobregat
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Hotel Class:2 star — Centre Esplai Hostel 2*
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Just 3 km from Barcelona’s El Prat Airport, guests at Centre Esplai Albergue can reach the city centre in 40 minutes by bus and Metro. This hostel features an indoor swimming pool and accommodation with balconies.Set in a striking, colourful building, Centre Esplai Albergue has modern décor. Each air-conditioned room and dorm has Wi-Fi, and overlooks the hostel’s grounds. There are either shared or private bathroom facilities.Guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast in the Centre Esplai’s restaurant, which is open for lunch and dinner. There is also a lounge area.The Centre Esplai’s 24-hour reception can arrange bicycle hire and guided tours of Barcelona and the Llobregat Delta. Garraf Natural Park is less than 20 km from the hostel, while the beaches around Castelldefels can be reached in 15 minutes by car.Hotel Rooms: 74 ... more   less 
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