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Atlanta, Georgia
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128 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2011

This is a clean hostal in a good location. I was there during the La Merce festival and the location of this hostal is on the parade route. Metro is next door, and there are plenty of restaurants and stores nearby. That said, there is no kitchen and very little interaction between guests. Very boring and due to the layout... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 8 June 2011

Stayed here for 5 nights over the Easter weekend with St George's day on the Saturday, so there wasn't much choice for accomodation for a relatively reasonable price (€73/night here, everywhere else was over €150/night). The best point was it's location close to all the old areas. Single room with shared bathroom. The showers had hot water if you were... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2010

The rooms are really basic, with simple beds and no aircon. Since our room was located with window facing road with traffic it was difficult to have the door open at night due to noise. Overall it was a positive experience with friendly staff (all though not to much of english speaking), clean rooms and location with walking distance to... More 

Thank elejf
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 October 2010

Like the other reviews said, you get what you pay for. I would only book this for 2 nights max. Small bed with no TV. Staff are ok. Had trouble finding the place, no sign in front of building.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2009

The hostal has what you need, and at the price of 30€ per night for a single room, you get what you pay for! Its clean, have heat, shower, an the staff is helpfull and always on hand.

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Bordeaux, France
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Reviewed 10 May 2009

We stayed at the Hostal Layetana for a total of 3 nights and where happy with the price of the room compared to other places in Barcelona. The staff weren't overly friendly and appeared bored with having to answer our questions but still did offer some good advise. The room wasn't overly clean with a lot of dust and dirt... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2008

I should have known better when a room in Barcelona was 40 euro for a double. My husband and I are in our late 20's and recently spent a couple of weeks traveling thru Spain. We changed plans a few weeks before our trip and had trouble finding a room. This was chosen b/c of price and location and above... More 

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Reviewed 25 May 2008

Since Barcelona is a very expensive city, we tried to find a cheap accommodation. This hostels price are accessible. We payed 30 euros for a single and 70 euros for a triple room , of course without breakfast with shared bathroom. We arrived at plaza de Catalunya from the airport. From there we had to walk to the hostel throught... More 

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Reviewed 17 August 2003

This hostel is in a very central location, which is excellent for getting to places and the atmosphere of the city. However, having just been to stay in August, the building is covered in scaffolding and a dust sheet, so all the doors and windows have to be shut at night for security. As a result I was told, and... More 

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Reviewed 17 November 2002

This hostel is in the gothic part of the city, right next to Barcelona Cathedral. It is approx 10 mintues walk from the airport bus drop off at Placa de catalunya. The staff speak good English are polite and friendly. The hostel is one floor of an old apartment building, although it does not have catering facilities, there is a... More 

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas brought to life by the many small bars and local musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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Address: Plaza Ramon Berenguer el Gran, 2, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal Layetana 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Our windows open to the street, so the room was terribly noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Szat001, 20 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the cathedral side are quieter, less traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Myrrran, 27 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Just choose another hostel!!!”
 of 5 bubbles LOCOHelsinki, 15 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Just ask for a room not on the main street, so you won't have to wake up when traffic begins early in the morning. But keep in mind that "early" is a very relative concept for spanish people, I think they consider "early" at 9:00 AM”
 of 5 bubbles megmaltese, 8 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Double room with shared bathroom is okay as not so many rooms to share with.”
 of 5 bubbles miss_rafter, 4 Mar 2012 | Read review
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