We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Barcelona City Ramblas Hostal

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Best prices for:1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Barcelona City Ramblas Hostal
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

63 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 31: English reviews
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

This is an old apartment turned into hostel. 5 floors through stairs, so if you're carrying heavy luggage, stay away from it. Nobody is on premises during the whole day. I had to call by phone to make them open the door for me, even when I sent them an email with my estimated arrival time.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank Hernan D
Schweizer Alpen, Schweiz
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Really cheap and good hostel, can recommend for all travellers who travel with low budget. And the hostel is as central as it gets. But when you're in a wheelchair or your old and don't like climbing five floors you shouldn't come here. Also if your often drunk it is an hell of a challenge to get to your room... More 

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
2 Thank 851babak
Tarragona, Spain
Level Contributor
37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

The five floors with no lift were hard work with heavy bags!! The stairwell was in a bad state of repair with loose tiles, flaky paint and a lack of light bulbs on each floor. Passed a 'lady of the night' just finishing a transaction on the the dimly lit stair well on my way back one night!! The main... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mike20122012

Travelers are raving about these Barcelona hotels

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

It was a terrible experience, especially that the hostel is on the fifth floor and there was no elevator and there was only one bath room working in the flat. And above all it wasn't this cheap, for some extra euros you can get a room in a 3 stars hotel in the same Ramlas street.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank hkanafani
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

Didn't know what to expect having had my mate do all the booking. I was absolutely amazed by the location, but that was the only good thing. No air con and a window that opened into a closed off courtyard made the room feel sticky and uncomfortable. It wasn't even that warm outside so I can only imagine how bad... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Kevinchilds
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

I am writing this review from my room at the hostel because I just felt it couldn't wait. I get that they advertise this as a simple and unpretentious place, but there is a limit to that. If I'm paying €40/night for a double room for my boyfriend and I, I think some nice sheets are the least we could... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank taniatrocme
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I had a private room in the Ramblas Hostal. The room was cute and very nice and a towel was included which was amazing, as I dont usually travel with one. The only problem was finding the actual building. We wander around Las Ramblas for quite a while before stumbling upon the tiny sign marking the location of the hostel... More 

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
1 Thank GracePatricia
Zaandam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I had been in December last year before at the hotel; Then I thought it was good. So went back this time, but this experience was slightly less than last time. Plus point; I was able to check in when I arrived and check out later than was prescribed. A little less this time were the showers and toilets. No... More 

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
2 Thank Petra K
Zurich, Switzerland
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

It is absolutely unacceptable that the hotel's location at The Rambla 133 is not, in any way, marked with the hotel's name. There is a tiny entrance with the name of a restaurant and another pension, but not Barcelona City Ramblas. THIS, you can only see when climbing up 5 flights of stairs (over 100 steps) - and even then,... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank valerie m
East Kilbride, Scotland, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Stayed here with two friends for Barcelona v Celtic in October 2012. Place isn't the easiest to find, right at the top fo Las Ramblas next to the Burger King. Brilliant location for such a low price. The place is very clean for such a inexpensive hostel. Would recommend.

Helpful?
Thank kingpenman1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

50 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (9)
Viewed
Room/Suite (8)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (41)
Viewed
Other (41)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Barcelona hotels
El Raval
Hotel Medium Monegal
Hotel Medium Monegal
#395 of 523 in Barcelona
3.5 of 5 stars 466 reviews
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
Hostal Paris
Hostal Paris
#477 of 523 in Barcelona
3.0 of 5 stars 258 reviews
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
Hostal Lausanne
Hostal Lausanne
#383 of 523 in Barcelona
3.5 of 5 stars 143 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
El Raval
Poprooms Barcelona
Poprooms Barcelona
#374 of 751 in Barcelona
3.5 of 5 stars 99 reviews
Eixample
Alternative Creative Youth Hostel
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
Hostal Residencia Rembrandt
Hostal Residencia Rembrandt
#626 of 751 in Barcelona
2.5 of 5 stars 209 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Staying in El Raval

Neighborhood Profile
El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic spots in the entire city. A sense of humble authenticity protrudes from the many independent record stores, second hand shops, and student bars that seem to light up the streets day and night. The rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
Explore this neighborhood
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Barcelona City Ramblas Guest House!Barcelona City Ramblas, also called GuestHouse Canaletas, is a low cost accommodation in the most famous street of Barcelona: Las Ramblas, just in the most centrally located point, in Plaza Catalunya. It is a simple guesthouse. We offer you a good bed, free wifi, shared bathroom... If you spend little time in your accommodation and you want to enjoy the city, you are in the right place.¡Bienvenidos a Barcelona City Ramblas! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barcelona City Ramblas Hostal

Address: La Rambla, 133 | 3rd floor, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Raval
Price Range: $70 - $445 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Barcelona City Ramblas Hostal 2*
Number of rooms: 7
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Cheap Tickets, Hotwire, Agoda, Priceline, Hotels.com and Travelocity so you can book your Barcelona City Ramblas Hostal reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Barcelona City Ramblas Hostal Catalonia
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay