Great location and friendly ladies in reception. As for my experience with the business owners, I did not find them very honest! They would tell you one price to begin with but in the end they would charge you a different price for each night ! I was charged like this €25,70, €27.70, €29.70, €37.70 their explanation ; They would demand payment with a menacing insistence way before the end of your stay They would put boys in a girls' dorm! They would cook food in the night ! And they had an explanation for everything and wanted you to believe them at face value.
I had an enjoyable stay in ACYH during April. The rooms were clean and staff were friendly. Even when I had a bit of a crisis (missing my flight), the hostel staff managed to help me out with advising me on what to do. Much love to the team, especially Barbara, who made me feel so at home and helped ease me into Barcelona life!
There is a very small social area and TV only plays songs all day long, my room had glass instead of walls so we could hear every noise and the light in the morning wakes everyone. Nice staff, very well located, clean toilets, I just dont like lockers outside the dorms.
I spent a week here in June as a solo traveller while seeing Barcelona for the first time. I’ve been travelling for >6 months now so have seen my fair share of hostels! This is situated in a lovely building in the perfect location but that’s about where the good points end. The hostel was very full and it was almost exclusively Eastern European men wandering around topless and shouting to each other loudly. As the only female in my 8 bed dorm I felt pretty uncomfortable especially as they were drinking a lot in the room until late at night. I asked to move rooms and was told I was the only woman in the whole hostel. This certainly didn’t make me feel any better! After two days when a few other women did arrive they were spread around the hostel and I spent at least one more night as the only female in the room (I really think from a safety perspective hostels should try not to do this if possible). The kitchen is fine but very small. Free tea, coffee and biscuits. Showers are push button ones and one of them was only on a 3 second timer making hair washing a real challenge!! Overall I felt very uncomfortable in the common areas and in my dorm and felt the staff were unfriendly and unhelpful. I would not recommend staying here. …
Excellent! The hostel is calm and very well located in a good area, near Plaça de Catalunya and everything you would need! The staff is very nice, smiley and will answer to all your questions! I highly recommande!