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Itaca Hostel

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Itaca Hostel for 2 nights in June in the twin room. The hotel is excellently located - just off the major pedestrian malls and close to plenty of bars and restaurants. The room was basic and clean, with a fan to help cool down the room during the hot Spanish summer. The staff were extremely friendly... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Itaca Hostel is a great place to stay if you're in Barcelona for a few days. Itaca's location can be described as perfect, right next to the Catedral de Barcelona (Barri Gotic), but in a narrow alley, so there is no noise during the night. The reception is occupied 24/7 and everybody I met working there was really friendly... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Honestly what a find. Great accommodation, the beds are good. They only provide you with a sheet but during the warmer months it is all you need. The common areas are great and well equipped. They even have a free sangria night on Thursdays. There are movies and games and the staff are fantastic! Because it is a smaller hostel... More 

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United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Pros: Lovely staff, good value, a place with plenty of character, friendly hostelers, clean common areas (bathroom, living room, kitchen, dining area), great location. Cons: The room gets hot with 10 people inside at night (some people on the top bunk don´t like the ceiling fan turned on at night). This turned out to be my favorite accomodation during my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Itaca is central, can walk everywhere, it's clean, with lovely friendly staff, each one of them - special kudus for Juan Carlos ! Don't even think of another place ..... This is the hotel you will remember and also recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

We stayed 5 nights in the Twin Room at the end of May. This Hostel was really perfect! It was cleaned everday, the beds were made when we came back from our trips and the bathroom was cleaned. There is a nice little kitchen where you can cook something and have breakfast and a nice cosy room for chilling and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Staff 10/10 Cleanliness 10/10 Location 10/10 I really have nothing bad to say about this hostel. Perfect in every way! I'm coming back to Barcelona next summer and I'll be staying here again, hopefully the same people will be running the hostel. Thank you very much for the wonderful stay. Zane. muchas gracias!

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

I can’t speak highly enough of this hostel. The location is amazing, so close to everything!!! Security is great, each locker has a socket in it so you can safely charge you devices. The shared areas are always clean and are well equipped. It’s not a party hostel here, the common room is closed after 12am (I think) so that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I absolutely recommand this hostel for every 20/30 something planning a trip to Barcelona. This was supposed to be a 3night trip, but I easily booked an extra night and changed my flight. So, about my stay at the Itaca hostel... What can I say? I checked in at 1 A.M and was greeted warmly. I was told all the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Awesome place to stay. Great location. Front desk staff is awesome, they provided recommendations and answered all questions accordingly. Facility was exceptional with a locker for each guest and a charging station for each guest. My flight was delayed and after i emailed them, they waited for me until 3:30AM. Hostel sells items that you may need conveniently downstairs. Computers... More 

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Staying in Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this picturesque neighborhood is the very heart of Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas brought to life by the many small bars and local musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are located in the heart of the Gothic area of Barcelona, in a quiet pedestrian street next to the Cathedral square.If you stay with us, in just a few minutes walk you have all the main cultural atractions (Picasso Museum, Cathedral, Music Palace, Gaudí’s arquitecture, MACBA, CCCB, Ramblas…) the beaches, traditional tapas bars and areas to enjoy the cosmopolitan nightlife of Barcelona.We guarantee you are in the centre, where everything happens but you will have peace to sleep well!!In Itaca we don’t allow people to stay who don’t respect the right of others to rest. For those (like us!) who like to enjoy the nightlife but also the wide cultural variety our city offers, Itaca is the ideal place to stay. For those who look for getting drunk and out of control, well, we suggest that you head to one of the many ‘Party Hostels’ that exist in Barcelona!Itaca has a maximum capacity of 30 people, this allows us to have a more personal touch with you, and between you. We are able to give you the attention and help that you need to enjoy your stay with us.Our installations are spacious, clean and welcoming. All the rooms are exteriors with balconies. We have dormitories, double rooms, family rooms and apartments.US….Inspired by our travels, we opened Itaca en August 2001 with the intention of bringing together the things we liked best from other places, creating a comfortable, welcoming atmosphere. A place to socialize and rest, where you will feel free to discover our culture at your own pace. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Itaca Hostel

Address: Ripoll 21, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
Price Range: $36 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 29
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