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Hostal River

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“shared bathroom”(6 reviews)
“la rambla”(13 reviews)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were absolutely lovely and we came back to a spotless room every day. The location is fantastic, however it was quite noisy (especially during the night) but can't fault it for the price. Would definitely stay again!

Thank Harriet A
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

The room was very clean and we had our personal bathroom as requested when made the reservation through booking.The lady who owns it was very friendly and helpful when we asked information about the sights of Barcelona.The location was beyond perfect.Near las ramblas and to...More

Thank Siren749
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Location is really perfect, we could go everywhere by foot, don't need transport, cause place of hostel is realy center of city. Room was clean, and room service everyday. Bath was good, clean also. But the noise at night was little bit shocking.. We didn't...More

Thank Gabrielė Š
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Do not stay here if you value sleep. Other guests are noisy, the streets are noisy the double glazing seems to encourage noise and I don’t fancy hearing rubbish trucks and street shutters several times a night, the pillows are uncomfortable. There is no WiFi....More

1  Thank Vanessa016
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights and thought it was a great little place to stay. We had a private room and it was quite spacious and bed was comfortable. Location is perfect, just directly off la rambla Staff were really friendly always meeting you with...More

1  Thank HailHail1888
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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$57 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Barcelona
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Raval
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Hostal River Barcelona, Catalonia
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Room & Suite (85)
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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
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"be ready for the stairs!"
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"This is at 2 minutes from La Rambla"
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"Economic double room"
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"Just because so many people stay in and out of Hostels from all walks of life. Since the restrooms are..."
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