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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 3 nights here. Very small hotel, we were given the room right behind the reception, we could litterly hear everything, we would wake up every morning due guest comming in. Staff is friendly but doesnt speak a word english. The showercabin is so small I can't turn once in there. They did change the sheets daily but no cleaning....

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for three nights. Room was ok with en-suite. Clean and tidy and relatively inexpensive. About a ten minute walk from Plaza Catalunya and near to the Aerobus stop at Plaza Universitat. Small supermarkets nearby and the excellent La Flauta is a few metres away. Fine for a few nights.

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Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

very good location, nice staff, clean room, good value for your money. Don't expect more than you can expect from a 1 star hotel, but the friendly and helpful attitude of the owners makes your stay happy and pleasant. I'd definitely come back here.

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 11 June 2014

We stayed for four nights at the Hostal Aribau. The staff is very kind and obliging. They cleaned the room every day. There is no luxury of course but it is kind of cosy, so the price is appropriate. You are after a ten minute walk at the Catalunya. But there are also shops at the University which you reach...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 September 2010

We stayed here on a Friday & Saturday in August, so finding a decently priced place was not easy. This place was okay. The bed was old, the shower was tiny and leaked, and the bathroom didn't always smell the best. No Wifi, and the closest option was Starbucks 3 blocks away. The AC was strong, the room was quiet,...

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Riga, Latvia
Reviewed 26 November 2008

We had the hard time to find an appropriate place for reasonable price in Barcelona and we found this place quite ok for our 3 night stay.Rooms were small and pretty basic with small funny bathrooms. Small window only in the bathroom. The staff was friendly and helpful ( but didn't speak English, however not a problem if you speak...

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Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 25 October 2006

Don't believe the Web site description--(lovely room, king-size bed). While the location was good--close to the metro and within walking distance of the Las Ramblas, the primary room was very small, the bed squeaked just turning over (a double, older than Methuselah), the shower stall so small, you couldn't turn around, and the lift creaked, groaned and thumped all night...

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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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he hostel is located in the centre of barcelona, to few meters of the places more emblematic.account ensuite private rooms free wi-fi.cleaning of each day is done and the towels are changed.attention is 24 hours.the rooms have all aiore conditioning and television. ... more   less 

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Address: Calle Aribau 37, pral. 1a, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Eixample
Price Range: RM204 - RM409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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