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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
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Reviewed May 8, 2016

Amazing youth hostel in center of downtown Barcelona. Staff were friendly and helpful. Rooms and bathrooms were very clean. Nice kitchen. You can walk to main attractions, nice restaurants and shops. It's walking distance to the Barcelona beach. Highly recommended!

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Had a great time staying here. Met a lot of cool people also staying here. Rooms are very clean. Great location. Will recommend this hostel to anybody traveling to Barcelona. I can't wait to go back. Please try this place. I plan on going back next year at the same time

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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Reviewed April 30, 2016

Staying at Alternative was a great experience! The hostel is cozy and not too big. The rooms are nice and tidy and the other guests were really quite. It is definitely worth checking out when planning a trip to Barcelona. I would definitely stay here again!

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Thank Felipe A
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Reviewed April 30, 2016

I had a great time staying at Alternative. The place is very safe, they have people at reception 24/7, so I wouldn't have any problems getting in and out. It is also located at the heart of Barcelona, so I rarely had to get any transportation to get around the city. I really enjoyed my stay here and I would... More 

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Thank Paula H
Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed February 23, 2016

amazing amazing amazing!!!!!! i stayed there almost one week and i felt like home. The staff were really friendly and great -the rooms were clean and tidy. The location is perfect- close to plaza catalunya (2 min). The hostel also organised activities and i never felt bored or alone! Thank you so much for this experience!!!! I totally reccomend Alternative... More 

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Thank eliza v
Granada, Spain
2 reviews
Reviewed October 9, 2015

I stayed at alternative creative hostel for five day in September 2015. I felt quite at home and was able to do some meditation and yoga and some artwork (collage) and cooked dinner several times with some other guests at the hostel.

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Thank NohaSayedalahl
Los Angeles, California
1 review
Reviewed October 8, 2015

I really enjoyed staying in this Alternative youth hostel in Barcelona. The staff was great, the rooms were clean. The hostel is in a very good location, close to everything, and its easy to get there from the air port.

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Reviewed September 10, 2015

It's quite a special place run by friendly, helpful people. I had booked one night and ended up staying an entire week. There are many restaurants near-by and the hostel has a deal with some of them to give discount to their guests. The hostel is small and you therefore easily get in touch with other travelers. The location is... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed August 8, 2015

The hostel was clean and otherwise good but some of the other guests were super noisy during the night time and the staff did nothing to prevent the noise. The staff were all foreigners and some of them had no glue about the tourist attractions (i.e. tours to wine yards). There were lots of hidden extra costs, for example cost... More 

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Wroclaw, Poland
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Reviewed May 26, 2015

There are many hostels I have visited and I must say that ACYH is all a traveller ever needs! Lovely and helpful staff, great atmosphere inside and all required facilities. It's not a huge sleeping place like thousands around, I felt like at home there! Also, the place design makes it easy to meet other guests. Apart from that, the... 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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in a beautiful heritage building in a fantastic location, right in the heart of the city, the Alternative Creative Youth Hostel is the perfect base from which to enjoy the city and make the most of its incredible opportunities. The hostel was created to offer affordable accommodation especially to open-minded, adventurous, young people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alternative Creative Youth Hostel

Address: Ronda Universitat 17, entresol - 3 | (Ring One of the Green Bells on the Bottom Row), 08007 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Eixample
Price Range: $22 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“room number 1 and 2”
 of 5 bubbles 203elizav, Feb 23, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms were great and mattresses were new and comfortable! We stayed in the 8 beds dorm room.”
 of 5 bubbles laurawO6628VT, May 29, 2014 | Read review
“Rooms are dorm style. Even then it was a great experience.”
 of 5 bubbles 503jasmineb, Oct 2, 2013 | Read review
“I think all three rooms were the same (8 beds in each of them).”
 of 5 bubbles Zengaa, Jul 22, 2013 | Read review
“we stayed in room number one with six other travelers which was great, have no idea about the sleep quality in other rooms”
 of 5 bubbles aminalizadeh, Apr 23, 2013 | Read review
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