Best Hostels in Barcelona

Best Hostels in Barcelona

Barcelona is an amazing destination and one of the must visit cities in Europe. There are over 100 hostels in Barcelona and choosing the best one can be tough especially when a lot are very expensive. Check out our guide and book yourself somewhere great to stay today. 

Barcelona is a huge city and there are lots of hostels to choose from. Each is different in terms of price, location, facilities, atmopshere and reviews.

Before making a booking you will need to decide what you are looking for for example are you seeking a social/party hostel? Do you want somewhere very cheap? Travelling solo or as a couple? Open to a dorm or want a little more privacy? Narrowing this down will help you to choose a perfect place to stay.

Check our our recommendations for budget hostels in Barcelona below:


1. St. Christopher’s Inn

St Christophers Inn, Barcelona

St. Christopher’s Inn opening in 2013 and has been one of the most popular hostels in the city ever since. This hostel is located very close to the popular tourist area of La Rambla, close to all the main tourist sights and entertainment.

There are lots of rooms including curtains on dorm room beds for extra privacy and social areas including a bar and outdoor space. If you are looking for a social hostel with modern facilities and competative prices this hostel will appeal to you.


2. Kabul Party Hostel

Kabul hostel, Barcelona

Kabul Hostel is one of the best hostels in Spain/Europe and a long time favourite with travellers. This is a very social place to stay and meet other travellers and also perfect if you would like to enjoy the best of Barcelona's nightlife.

You will need to book well in advance to stay here (especially during summer) as rooms get booked up very quickly. If you do stay here you can expect activity everywhere with cheap drinks, good food and lots of things to do like pool. If you are keen to party you will love this hostel.


3. Hostel One Sants

Hostel One Sants

Hostel One Sants is a lively place to stay and a good place to meet other travellers. Badal Metro Station is very nearby whilst Barcelona’s Camp Nou Stadium, Montjuic and Plaza España and only a 20 minute walk away. Rooms are air-conditioned and modern and there is free Wi-Fi, a terrace, a communal kitchen and free dinner - bonus! 


4. Sant Jordi Alberg

Sant Jordi Alberg

Sant Jordi Alberg is located in the Eixample District of Barcelona, moments away from the Passeig de Gràcia Boulevard. The decorations and facilities are very new and modern, there is also WiFi, a 24-hour reception, a common room and a communal kitchen. Rooms and dorms are spacious and air conditioned whilst reviews are very positive. 


5. Hostel One Paralelo

Hostel One Paralelo

Hostel One Paralelo isn't the biggest or most modern hostel in terms of facilities, but it is loved by travellers and it is easy to see why! There is a great atmosphere, comfy accommodation and lots of social events like free dinners, free activities and parties. The location is also great within walking distance to places like La Rambla, Montjuic & the beach. 


6. Itaca Hostel

Itaca hostel

Itaca Hostel is one of the best value places to stay in Barcelona. You can choose between dormitories, or private rooms which come with a private bathroom, 24-hour reception and free Wi-Fi. All rooms and dormitories are modern and bright with balconies which overlook the quiet street outside. The location is fantastic just a 1 minute walk to Barcelona Cathedral.


7. 360 Hostel Barcelona

360 hostel Barcelona

Book at 360 Hostel Barcelona and yo will be staying in the heart of Barcelona just 10 minutes’ walk from Plaza Catalunya square and the Ramblas. There is free Wi-Fi, a communal lounge area with comfortable sofas and a shared spacious kitchen. Choose between twin rooms or single beds in dormitory rooms which are very cheap. 


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Best Area to Stay in Barcelona

You will need to narrow down where exactly you want to stay, options include the gothic quarter, in the city centre, Las Ramblas or close to the beach. It really depends on where you want to go/do to where you stay. We recommend trying to be close to Las Ramblas even though prices here are generally more expensive than other areas of the city.


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