Whenever you are planning your trip, sometimes even before you have your planes tickets, you should start looking at accommodation. Hotels can be expensive and Airbnb is not legal in certain cities. But don’t worry, we have a third option that might be more convenient and alluring. hostels in barcelona
Hostels: the concept
The word “hostel” appeared not long ago in most peoples’ vocabulary, although the concept has been around for more than 100 years. The idea was created in Germany in the beginning of the twentieth century. Later on, this concept was adopted in the United States. But it was only during 60’s that the concept bloomed to what it is today. After the appearance of low-cost travel and the baby boom, a need for low-cost accommodation appeared.
Nowadays, it’s easy to travel without leaving destroying your bank account. You can do it as a backpacker while sharing rooms with strangers. The cool factor is that everyone is in the same situation. So enjoy this opportunity, and make friends from different parts of the world! A lot of advantages are:
- Cheaper prices.
- Sharing room with 2, 4, 6 or even more people!
- Saving money by cooking your own food.
- Constant company: have a beer at the bar with the other guests.
Here we show you some of the best hotels in Barcelona:
Close to the metro station “Paral·lel”, this hostel offers you a free dinner every night as well as a free walking tour every morning. Just a few steps away from the beach, they have their own service to rent bicycles, rollerblades and skateboards. Is there anything better than riding a bike while feeling the sea breeze?
Address: Carrer de Salvà, 62, 08008 Barcelona
If you are interested in architecture, food and city walks, this hostel might be your best option! This hostel offers you the opportunity to visit some of the most interesting places in the city because of its great location. It’s only a 20 minutes’ walk away from Camp Nou Stadium, Montjuic and Plaza España.
Address: Carrer de Casteràs, 9, 08028 Barcelona
This hostel, located between “El Born” and “La Barceloneta”, is full of good vibes and people who want to make the most their time. Cultural visits and free entrances to some of the best clubs are some of their main offers.
Address: Carrer d’Albareda, 6-8, 08004 Barcelona
In the heart of Eixample, this hostel is probably in one of the best locations in Barcelona. Get lost in this wonderful city and discover the undiscovered: 5 minutes’ walk from Arc del Triomf and Plaza Cataluña and 10 minutes away from Las Ramblas, Barrio Gótico and El Born
Address: Ronda de Sant Pere, 56, 08010 Barcelona
This one is probably one of the most stylish hostels in this list. Their design is so cool and they also have an outdoor pool and terrace! Refresh yourself and enjoy the sun during this hot summer.
Address: Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 580, 08011 Barcelona
If you want to feel at home, then Casa Gracia offers you the perfect cozy vibe. It is located in one of the most authentic neighborhoods of Barcelona: Barrio Gràcia. It is close to Gaudi’s La Pedrera, Casa Batlló and high-end shops.
Address: Passeig de Gràcia, 116, 08008 Barcelona
This one is the only hostel with a FREE bike rental service! (7€ / Day during the months of June, July, August and September). If you are not used to bike in the city, don’t worry because they also have FREE bike tours! It’s a great option for those who are looking for an oasis of comfort and tranquility in the center of Barcelona.
Address: Carrer Diputació, 360, 08013 Barcelona
Voted the most Popular Hostel in Barcelona in 2014 by Hostelworld. It is located in the heart of Barcelona just 50 meters from Plaza Cataluña, at the beginning of the most famous street, Las Ramblas. A great place to chill and relax while being in a prime location.
Address: Carrer de Bergara, 3, 08002 Barcelona
The main characteristic of this hostel are its capsule bunk beds. They offer you a private space, which is not really heard of in shared rooms. Moreover, it’s in an ideal location, near to Las Ramblas, La Barceloneta and Barrio Gótico.
Address: Carrer d’Albareda, 6, 08004 Barcelona
Large, luminous, comfortable and cheap are some of the main characteristics of this hostel’s rooms. Located in the middle of El Raval, this hostel with a minimalist design, has become one of the most glamourous and moderns accommodation options.
Address: Carrer dels Tallers, 82, 08001 Barcelona
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