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Bangkok, Thailand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean accommodations are the best thing this hostel has going for it. Even still, a 10 bed dorm is hardly private. Despite the fact that there were plenty of people staying here, no one is out and about. The atmosphere is less than friendly and it's not easy to make friends. I go to hostels to meet people, not for... More 

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Izola, Slovenia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in this hostel for three nights and I paied extra for a girl only 6 bed bedroom but when I saw the room, I kind of wished I stayed in a normal 10 or 12 bed room because there wasn't any windows in my room and the air conditioning was so horrible because it was blowing directly on... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 3 days in July. Entry into the hotel requires you to be buzzed in so you better hope someone is at the front desk. Only had internet for the first day and there was no running water on the last day. Neither time did there seem to be any urgency to correct the problems. The staff was not... More 

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Cheviot, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a typical large hostel. Our room (a twin private room) was comfortable enough but it was a little dusty. The bathrooms also did not seem that clean and the shower doors didn't lock. There were good common areas and it's a good place to meet people, good location. The staff varied in their friendliness & helpfulness but they... More 

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Saint Julian's, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Excellent hostel and friendly stuff. The location is great, in the heart of Barcelona. Easy to get from the Airport even if you haven't booked shuttle. Overall super experience. If i visit Barcelona again i will go back to this hostel for sure. Highly recommended!

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Denver, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

I stayed at this hostel and had a couple of issues, The wifi was broken for 2 days. The beds were very uncomfortable. There was a disgusting smell coming from the trash cans near the kitchen the 3 days I was there. I very diplomatically brought these issues up a few times to three different employees who all gave me... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

​The Hipstel seemed like a pretty standard hostel, and the common areas are very pretty (and so is the biggest shared room which I spent one night in, huge ceilings and lots of light), except that after a week there my laptop was stolen along with my emergency money. It was left in a padlocked suitcase (because the lockers didn't... More 

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Cesenatico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Very good stay at the Hipstel! Located In the heart of Barcelona, very Clean place, quiet enough, very good price, friendly staff, easy life ;) . will come back again for sure if I' m around! Thumbs up!! ;)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed staying at the Hipstel. Booking, check-in and check-out really straightforward. I had a private room which was lovely. Safe environment for female solo travellers. Bar crawl was good. Didn't eat here but what I saw looked good. Definitely recommend it to anyone travelling to Barcelona. Shame there are no more in Europe.

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Windhoek, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

I absolutely loved my stay here. Everything was perfect. Although it appears that has few toilets and bathrooms, I never had problems trying to find a toilet / bathroom available. The area in common is very nice. The staff is very friendly (especially Dan, Jacomo, Tollis and Juan). Certainly, it is one of those places I would stay again if... More 

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Eixample
Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognizable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognized architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Are you planning your trip to Barcelona and want to explore a different way of staying? Join the Hipstel-Family!The Hipstel is more than just a hostel - It is a home away from home.Located in the city´s most emblematic area, the hostel provides you the perfect base for sight-seeing along the day and partying all night long! Our friendly staff will be more than happy to offer you a good insight into this magical city When will you join?A quick overview of what we offer you:• Breakfast service included (extra charge)• Free coffee• 24/7 reception• Free Wi-FI• Amazing dinners!• Private and shared rooms• Bedlinen included• Towels for rent 2€• Free walking tours• Free city maps• Free activities• Free lugagge room• Common rooms• Big exterior terrace• Board gamesThe Hipstel offers private rooms as well as various sized dorms for affordable prices. Depending on your personal needs, you can either book a private room for you and your company or you just check in to a dorm to get in touch with loads of interesting peole from different countries all around the globe. The rooms are spacious, bright as well as secure . This will ensure, that your stay is going to be 100% comfortable. All our rooms are with shared bathroom. You will find air conditioner, big lockers in dorms, keycard access, bedlinen and blankets included in the rate, towels for rent at reception. Our staff will take care of every detail and your room and common areas will be perfectly clean and tidy. Location InformationThe Hipstel C\ de València 266, Barcelona 08007Due to its location next to the the city center, pretty much every hot spot in Barcelona can be reached by feet. But no worries - if you prefer to go by Metro, there is one stop directly across the corner of the Hostel. Within a few minutes you can reach Barceloneta metro station, where you can find the most popular beaches, or Park Güell, one of the hot spots in the city.Also, our location allows you to come and get to main airport and stations easily and cheap. There are bus stops as well as train stations closeby.In a nutshell, we are really proud to say that our location is pretty much unbeatable – can’t believe it? Just check it out on a map! ... more   less 

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Address: Valencia 266 | Carrer de Valencia, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Eixample
Price Range: $32 - $288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Hipstel 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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