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Hello backpackers! You have chosen an excellent destination. Barcelona is one of the few cities in Spain that has so many cultural gems and entertainments. Are you seeking a youth hostel in Barcelona as accommodation?

You're right and here's why:

  • Barcelona is for curious travellers: it's great to find a hostel at the best price, it's even better in such an incredible city that you won't be able to go around all the attractions. From Gaudi's works such as the Sagrada Familia to the narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter... You are only at the beginning of the wonder!
  • Barcelona is for young people, fun and relaxation: in your hostel you will never be alone... Kitchen area, common rooms: it's the beginning of days full of fun encounters: sea, beach, tapas bars and restaurants, cocktail bars, street food, night clubs, afters and some of the most famous festivals like Sonar and Primavera Sound... Partygoers from around the globe know why they come to the City of Marvels!


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Best Hostels in Barcelona

These hostels, 2 star hotels and bed and breakfasts are the ones we really like and highly recommend. Great places to stay at little prices and awesome amenities. Some are quite small and often sold out. Try your chance and book in advance!!

Don Moustache Boutique Hostel

Don Moustache Boutique Hostel

I stayed at this hosstel with my wife for four days. The concept of the hosstel is reallly amazing becaause you get the chance to meeet and talk with people from all oover the world.

By Hrishikesh - Jul 2017 score
7.9 /10 1.1K reviews
Casa Gracia

Casa Gracia

During my recent trip to Barcelona, I had the pleasure of staying at a stellar accommodation with an outstanding team. The staff's wonderful attitude truly enhanced my overall experience.

By Camper8597418292 - Sep 2023 score
8 /10 9.4K reviews
Hostemplo Sagrada Familia

Hostemplo Sagrada Familia

Close to Sagrada Familia

Close to Sagrada Familia, Hostemplo offers rooms and apartments for you Barcelona city break. A modern hostel with new furniture and bathrooms, with friendly staff that will help you in anyway they can. score
8.5 /10 1.1K reviews
City centre

Your Hostel Barcelona in city centre

A selection of hostels and low price hotels perfectly located in the city centre. Next to Passeig de Gracià, Plaza Catalunya, las Ramblas, Barrio Gótico, El Born or El Raval will place you in the historic area and heart of Barcelona, at walking distance from best points of interest.

Hostal Girona

Hostal Girona

A time capsule

In a historic building from the nineteenth century, the Hostal Girona is a guest house which seems to have kept a stamp a little outdated. This is a style since decoration is actually very recent, colorful and warm. We feel at ease. Air-conditioned rooms with TV and free wifi. And for all: a fitness room. The perfect low-cost downtown. score
8.6 /10 2.6K reviews
Fashion House

Fashion House

Superb location

Within walking distance to major Barcelona attractions, Fashion house Barcelona is a tidy and clean hostel that we recommend for you Barcelona city visit. Nice rooms with bathrooms or shared bathroom rooms are kept clean. Helpful staff will advice on metro, restaurants or visits. score
8.7 /10 1.3K reviews
Hostal Boutique Khronos

Hostal Boutique Khronos

Space-time does not count anymore

9 rooms on the first floor in a building in the center of Barcelona. Hostal Boutique Khronos is a guest house that surprises all points of views: elegant decor, spacious rooms with en suite bathrooms, air conditioning, flat screen .. The little extra touch is a roof terrace and a fitness room. Do not worry the wifi is free in public areas. An excellent choice but book well in advance. score
8.7 /10 2K reviews
Casa Boutique Barcelona

Casa Boutique Barcelona

Friendly and helpful B&B

The Boutique Barcelona Bed and Breakfast is a centrally located 2 star bed and breakfast, on a modernist building. Helpful and friendly staff, will help you on any direction you need. Simple but complete breakfast. Sometimes you do not need to go to a 3 or 4 stars hotel for a city break. Great B&B in a great location. score
7.3 /10 843 reviews
What can we expect?

What can we expect from best hostels in Barcelona?

You can expect from best hostels in Barcelona many great amenities such as: free breakfast, cooking lessons, evening bar, cocktail party, free city tours, bike rental, access to a gym and swimming pool, sunny terraces and facilities like free wifi and free luggage storage. Private room, private bathroom and solo travellers are not forgotten. In few hostels no credit card is needed to book which could be helpful. Finally, whatever your choice, know that you can find youth hostels categorized such as: party hostels, design hostels, boutique hostels, bed and breakfast, guest house..

Hostels and Hostals

What is the difference beetween Barcelona Hostels and Hostals?

Are you looking for a youth hostel in Barcelona Spain but what is the difference between Hotel, Hostel, Hostal and Youth Hostel? There are several types of accommodation in Barcelona.

  • Let's start with the youth hostels also called Hostels. A hostel in Barcelona offers rooms that are not private, but rather beds in dormitories or collective rooms. Some hostels offer private rooms but this is not the common rule. Youth hostels in Barcelona are very friendly and lively. Meeting places that are increasingly in the spirit of the times and tastefully decorated. An excellent solution for stays at affordable costs, especially for young travelers.
  • We must not confuse Barcelona hostel and hostal. A hostal in Barcelona is an establishment offering the same services as a hotel without being called one. From a lower category it offers rooms smaller than one-star rooms, each room is private and the cleaning service is also provided on a daily basis. It is usually a good deal, its prices being very competitive.
  • Finally the hotels, which have no secrets for you, are in compliance with European standards depending on the size of the rooms and their category of services. They are rated from 1 to 5 stars. You can find our selection of hotels in Barcelona centre .

Hostels in Barcelona centre more expensive?

Hostels in the centre of Barcelona are not inevitably the most expensive. Classified according to their distance from the city centre, there are very similar prices between those located in the centre and those a little further away. The hotels in the centre are simply more popular in summer and therefore more challenging to book. Two tips to get the best possible deals during your stay:

  • For cheap hostels in Barcelona try to make your booking as far in advance as possible.
  • Don't be afraid to be a little far from the centre, Barcelona is very well served by public transport and metro. Some hostels rent or lend bicycles, it is the ideal solution to get around town.
Hostels near beach

Barcelona Hostels near beach : a good option?

A hostel near the beach in Barcelona is obviously a fabulous option for your holiday accommodation. You can enjoy the sea and the famous chiringuitos (beach bars) during the day and the city in the evening.

  • There are several famous beaches in Barcelona: Nova Icaria, Bogatel, Llevant...
  • Our advice is to choose your hostel in the Barceloneta beach area, the closest to the city centre by walking.

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Our selection of hotels in Barcelona and Catalonia are ranked using the work of a dedicated artificial intelligence, combined with our exclusive knowledge of the local hotel stock. This artificial intelligence analyzes data collected from the Internet and various social networks such as traveler reviews, availability confirmed by our partners, prices, booking popularity, location and personal preferences of users. The final average displayed is exclusive to, Inc.

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