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Be Mar Barcelona Hostel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The website and pictures make out this is quite a decent hostel. The reality is much different! First of all it's in a rough area of the city, much how I imagine the back streets of Lahore are. At night it feels unsafe and there are prostitutes lingering around. Only positive it it's quite close to the main La Ramblas...

1Thank Rossyjedu
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this hostel for 3 nights. It was just ok, nothing special and for the price the quality of the rooms, showers, and amenities was lacking. The staff on the other hand was very helpful and extremely friendly. The area around the hostel seems a bit sketchy, but is always busy. We did not feel unsafe, and it...

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Basic clean hostel in a great location close to La Rambla. Only issue I had is that they advertise free wifi in all rooms which is also posted on the wall at reception. Which was not the case. There was no wifi in my room.

Thank david F
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night as it was a good location (5-10 min walk from las ramblas) and cheap for Barcelona. Most of the staff were really friendly and helpful, and gave us lots of advise for going to the airport. The common room could have been comfier but we're still able to meet other travellers there. Had a pretty...

Thank Josh555
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived early but not allowed to check in until 12am but allowed to left baggage in a secure room. Me and my sister stayed there for 6 nights. They have free walking tours both in the morning and afternoon but we haven't tried it. They also have pub crawl for 15€, boat party for 70€ pub crawl included, mojito...

Thank Hazel M
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We were a couple who booked a week at Be Mar's apartments which were perfect to us. It was small, but with a kitchen and own bathroom and toilet. There was clean and very good service, nothing to complain about. It's about 200 meters away from La Rambla but there was a bit far to the beach. We used the...

Thank Charlotte V
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We found Be Mar to be our favourite hostel that we stayed at in Barcelona (we stayed in 3). Mainly due to the friendly staff, great common area which provided a place to meet people, and the location (being right amongst the interesting Raval neighbourhood.) Although we didn't use it, the kitchen also seemed better equipped than other hostels. Only...

Thank Ruby F
Reviewed 24 July 2016

this was my first experience at a hostel andit was great. I was a bit weary just because I had never done this before being from the States but it was a great experience. The hostel was a in a pretty good location; very close walking distance to las ramblas which is a very main street. It was also really...

Thank Jessica_lauren14
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

I didn't enjoy my stay here unfortunately. Luckily for me, I just needed a bed the night before my flight. I felt like the hostel wasn't very clean from the rooms, to the bathroom and kitchen. My bed was super uncomfortable, and the bedroom door creaked loudly every time it was opened. I had the worst sleep. There isn't much...

Thank Amanda H
Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We stayed for 2 nights. The hostel are very clean and organized. The staff can speak English well. Unfortunately we got a small bed (there were 14 beds in the room, and we got the smallest ones). I can recommend who just needs to sleep. This site showed me there are breakfast, but the reception said that this is a...

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Staying in El Raval

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El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic spots in the entire city. A sense of humble authenticity protrudes from the many independent record stores, second hand shops, and student bars that seem to light up the streets day and night. The rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Right where you want to be!Best location, cool and famous Hostel in Europe!!! Be Hostels Mar is the perfect Hostel for you right in the city centre!!! Well located and close to the most important spots. Five minutes from les Rambles, the Port and the Olympic Park. We have many years experience welcoming travelers from all around the world, so we understand what you want!Find in Be Mar Hostel:- Free breakfast- Free Internet and WIFI access to keep connected with the world- Free fully equipped kitchen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Be Mar Barcelona Hostel

Address: Sant Pau 80, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Raval
Price Range: $94 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Be Mar Barcelona Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 13
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“It has many rooms there all of them are good, I enjoyed a mix door to make friends.”
573tessas, 26 Aug 2014 | Read review
“We took Room 1B, It was simple & dark, yet comfortable.”
Borert, 25 Jun 2014 | Read review
“None. Never pick any of them.”
vidthyany94, 9 Jan 2014 | Read review
“The apartments are alright for what they are. At least they are private and quite clean. They are in a different building not too far up the street. Just make sure you have running water.”
Camm8, 28 Dec 2013 | Read review
“I heard that big rooms are always crowded. If you pick a smaller room there also would be less people.”
vilivilma, 27 Sep 2013 | Read review
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