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Itaca Hostel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Since it was my first trip to Barcelona and first time experience with staying for 6 nights in a hostel - it took me some time to find a good, reliable hostel, which would be located in a perfect location and Itaca hostel with its team completely met my expectation. Location. This hostel is located literally 500-600 meters away from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

My friends and I enjoyed a four night stay here and loved it! We found it clean and the facilities were perfect. the staff were so nice and helpful Layla in particular was very helpful and we really enjoyed her company! The location is perfect, it is right in the center of everything and a minutes walk from a metro!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Loved this place! Very central/close to lots of attractions and a short walk to the beach. The staff were always helpful, whether it was directions, food recommendations or a 2am chat. We loved Kara!! Kitchen, bathrooms and living areas were always tidy. Only two MINOR issues - showers are on timer savers and the beds were a bit creaky, but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

What a great place. The location is excellent, the staff are great and the hostel was kept spotlessly clean throughout my 4 night stay. There is a relaxed, friendly atmosphere - even if you are in Barcelona to party (as many guests were) the hostel is great, it is staffed 24/7 and provides a quiet break from the city. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

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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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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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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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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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: $27 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 29
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Itaca Hostel Barcelona, Catalonia
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