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Hostal River

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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good51%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“shared bathroom”(6 reviews)
“la rambla”(13 reviews)
“room was clean”(5 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Rooftop Bar
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Location is really perfect, we could go everywhere by foot, don't need transport, cause place of hostel is realy center of city. Room was clean, and room service everyday. Bath was good, clean also. But the noise at night was little bit shocking.. We didn't...More

Thank Gabrielė Š
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Do not stay here if you value sleep. Other guests are noisy, the streets are noisy the double glazing seems to encourage noise and I don’t fancy hearing rubbish trucks and street shutters several times a night, the pillows are uncomfortable. There is no WiFi....More

1  Thank Vanessa016
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights and thought it was a great little place to stay. We had a private room and it was quite spacious and bed was comfortable. Location is perfect, just directly off la rambla Staff were really friendly always meeting you with...More

1  Thank HailHail1888
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I reserved a room through booking.com seeing that it had a high rating. The pictures made it look much nicer than it actually was. The building was under construction and there was scaffolding outside our balcony that connected all of the rooms, making it feel...More

6  Thank Stephanie J
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The big value of this hostel is in it's stategic location, great and king réception and staff. Perfect hygiene despite the use of common showers. Good report quality/price. The staff speak only Catalan which is the general case for all Catalans.

1  Thank Smailovic S
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Price range
USD 60 - USD 131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#4 Best Value Hotel in Barcelona
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Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Raval
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Hostal River Barcelona
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Traveller (34)
Room & Suite (85)
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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
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"be ready for the stairs!"
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"This is at 2 minutes from La Rambla"
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"Economic double room"
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"Just because so many people stay in and out of Hostels from all walks of life. Since the restrooms are..."
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