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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I stayed at this hostel and had a couple of issues, The wifi was broken for 2 days. The beds were very uncomfortable. There was a disgusting smell coming from the trash cans near the kitchen the 3 days I was there. I very diplomatically brought these issues up a few times to three different employees who all gave me...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2016

​The Hipstel seemed like a pretty standard hostel, and the common areas are very pretty (and so is the biggest shared room which I spent one night in, huge ceilings and lots of light), except that after a week there my laptop was stolen along with my emergency money. It was left in a padlocked suitcase (because the lockers didn't...

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Cesenatico
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Very good stay at the Hipstel! Located In the heart of Barcelona, very Clean place, quiet enough, very good price, friendly staff, easy life ;) . will come back again for sure if I' m around! Thumbs up!! ;)

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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed staying at the Hipstel. Booking, check-in and check-out really straightforward. I had a private room which was lovely. Safe environment for female solo travellers. Bar crawl was good. Didn't eat here but what I saw looked good. Definitely recommend it to anyone travelling to Barcelona. Shame there are no more in Europe.

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Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I absolutely loved my stay here. Everything was perfect. Although it appears that has few toilets and bathrooms, I never had problems trying to find a toilet / bathroom available. The area in common is very nice. The staff is very friendly (especially Dan, Jacomo, Tollis and Juan). Certainly, it is one of those places I would stay again if...

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Lima, Ohio
Reviewed 28 March 2016

My friend and I were lacking on planning and found the Hipstel on HostelWorld. We got to the hostel which was very easy to locate, fairly close to Plaza Catalunya. The workers were bilingual which was very helpful. We were about to get the last two beds for the night (which being Good Friday we were gracious for anything available)....

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Porto
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

The lockers are very small, there is only one shower to everyone in which floor, the breakfast is very bad, no juice and no variety and i had a bad experience with people stealing my food of the comum fridge.

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Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay in The Hipstel. The hostel is well located, the staff was nice and friendly,the kitchen was clean and there was free coffee and tea all the day. The shower is uncomfortable,but not super bad anyway :) I was not satisfied about the bed - too old,in rest-everything was nice :)

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Excellent hostel! This was my first hostel experience and it has been wonderful! the staff are friendly & welcoming. The complex (building) is spacious and nicely decorated. It is a great spot for meeting other fellow travellers, and although i haven't had breakfast or dinner it is only 5 euro each. Best thing about this hostel is the awesome convenient...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We stayed at The Hipstel for five nights, in a private room - clean, bright, powerful shower, and gorgeous bay window. Fabulous place with on-point decor, and you immediately are made to feel at home; I didn't want to leave! The recommendations from a girl who worked there (Jess) completely made our trip to Barcelona, as we were able to...

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Staying in Eixample

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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 recognisable 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 recognised architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.
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Are you planning your trip to Barcelona and want to explore a different way of staying? Join the Hipstel-Family!The Hipstel is more than just a hostel - It is a home away from home.Located in the city´s most emblematic area, the hostel provides you the perfect base for sight-seeing along the day and partying all night long! Our friendly staff will be more than happy to offer you a good insight into this magical city When will you join?A quick overview of what we offer you:• Breakfast service included (extra charge)• Free coffee• 24/7 reception• Free Wi-FI• Amazing dinners!• Private and shared rooms• Bedlinen included• Towels for rent 2€• Free walking tours• Free city maps• Free activities• Free lugagge room• Common rooms• Big exterior terrace• Board gamesThe Hipstel offers private rooms as well as various sized dorms for affordable prices. Depending on your personal needs, you can either book a private room for you and your company or you just check in to a dorm to get in touch with loads of interesting peole from different countries all around the globe. The rooms are spacious, bright as well as secure . This will ensure, that your stay is going to be 100% comfortable. All our rooms are with shared bathroom. You will find air conditioner, big lockers in dorms, keycard access, bedlinen and blankets included in the rate, towels for rent at reception. Our staff will take care of every detail and your room and common areas will be perfectly clean and tidy. Location InformationThe Hipstel C\ de València 266, Barcelona 08007Due to its location next to the the city center, pretty much every hot spot in Barcelona can be reached by feet. But no worries - if you prefer to go by Metro, there is one stop directly across the corner of the Hostel. Within a few minutes you can reach Barceloneta metro station, where you can find the most popular beaches, or Park Güell, one of the hot spots in the city.Also, our location allows you to come and get to main airport and stations easily and cheap. There are bus stops as well as train stations closeby.In a nutshell, we are really proud to say that our location is pretty much unbeatable – can’t believe it? Just check it out on a map! ... more   less 

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Address: Valencia 266 | Carrer de Valencia, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Eixample
Price Range: RM93 - RM1,515 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Hipstel 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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