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Reviews of Itaca Hostel & Apartments

Hostel | Ripoll 21, Barcelona, Spain 08002

92.3% Overall Rating

445 out of 471 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (09/09/2014)

Cody Hellstern thinks…

"We stayed in the apartment, and it was very clean and modern. Good location just a 5 minute walk east of the actual hostel."

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Fax
  • Late check-out
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 2.53

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Please note: For reservations arriving from 1st of Nov 2012 a tourist tax of 0.75€ per person per night with a will apply for the first 7 nights. For the apartments,we will not take bookings for less than 3 nights even if the booking system processes them.

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Barcelona?

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92.3%

Overall Rating

445 out of 471 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Itaca Hostel & Apartments'

Atmosphere
90.4%
Location
97.6%
Facilities
84.8%
Cleanliness
93.6%
Staff
95.2%
Value
94.4%
Safety
90.4%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

10 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice and homey. everyone was soooo friendly. the bedrooms were very clean. the free map they gave me was fantastic, i would have been totally lost without it. kitchen facilities were great.

Disliked: not so much about the property but as a warning you should know, Spain has there street signs high up on the side of buildings so it is not easy to see them if u dont know where they are and i got lost when i arrived cos i couldnt orrient myself. also as someone coming from outside of spain i didnt know that everything closes on sunday so u have to buy food ahead. you need a laptop to use the free wifi, the computers cost money to use.

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Beach / sunbathing
City break
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife
Visiting friends or family
Shopping

12 July 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Really fun, friendly, quirky style to it. The staff were SO SO SO helpful and lovely!!!!! They recommend the best bars and places to eat ...spot on every time! This hostel also seems to attract some really really nice people....am going to stay in touch with everyone i met.....best trip EVER!!! Great great location...just off the main stretch and tourist area so nice and quiet at night but so easy to stumble home or go out for the sites and culture!!.....Safe and really clean....staff there 24hours a day so no curfew!...cant get across how much i enjoyed it!!! 10 gold stars!! =)

Disliked: ..........maybe that you only get one pillow...two would have been nice....really dont have many bad things to say!!!

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Lisa Bonilla

With friends / other travellers

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

08 July 2010 Lisa would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean, safe, and close to Picasso, Las Ramblas, and the beach!

Disliked: No air conditioning but they did have fans in the room.

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Customer review

11 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: large common room; great location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

01 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff were very friendly and accomodating, and loved that there was a guitar in the lounge for people to pick up.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

21 May 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel is in a good and central area. The stuff is very helpful and the breakfast for 2,50 Euro per Person was good value for money. I can highly recommend this hostel and would stay there again, if I came back to Barcelona!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Nuno Castilho

03 May 2010 Nuno would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent Location, Secure,Quiet.

Disliked: Nuno left no negative feedback.

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Kerry Small

28 April 2010 Kerry would recommend this property

Liked: we stayed in the unit owned by the hostel. It was in a great location, easy to walk everywhere

Disliked: Kerry left no negative feedback.

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Jonathan Christ

25 April 2010 Jonathan would recommend this property

Liked: big breakfast, small price.great location

Disliked: Jonathan left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

20 April 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: best point was it's great location in the barri gothic area. very close to tube stations to get to any of the site seeing spots that were not already close by. friendly and helpful staff who spoke good english

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Katherine Peksa

19 April 2010 Katherine would recommend this property

Liked: The Hostel was everything it said it would be. The cheap breakfast in the morning was excellent. There was a decent kitchen and a large lounge room. All staff members were kind and helpful and the bathrooms were scrubbed clean each day.

Disliked: Katherine left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Customer review

16 April 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Cool!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
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Customer review

24 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was very friendly and the hostel was centrally located(though it was in a small road)

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
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Customer review

25 February 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: would recommend this hostel, no doubt. i stayed with 2 other girls, and it was clean, safe, and so close to EVERYTHING! 2 min. walk from Picasso Museum, Cathedral, and numerous other things...and metro of course. Lockers to lock your stuff in for free. Clean bathroom. Kitchen available to use. Cheap, filling breakfast. The only thing I would criticize is that you have to pay to use the internet on the computers there, where in other hostels it's been free. Overall, I would stay there again, hands down.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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MEI YU WU

23 February 2010 MEI YU would recommend this property

Liked: so good

Disliked: MEI YU left no negative feedback.

80.0%
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Customer review

22 February 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location and cleanliness. The only thing is that at 23 you cannot hang out in the lounge and kitchen upstairs.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

21 February 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: it feel really cosy, and staff is great

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
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Customer review

19 January 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: friendly and helpful staff, good location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Alexander Le Quesne

01 January 2010 Alexander would recommend this property

Liked: Great location. The staff were extremely accomodating. Very clean. No complaints.They threw us a party for new years eve.

Disliked: Alexander left no negative feedback.

82.9%
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Customer review

23 December 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice atmosphere and clean. It was calm and there weren´t any crazy over the top party people there. Which is good.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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ATTILA KISS

16 November 2009 ATTILA would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were really friendly, helped a lot, and the hostel was in a nice house.

Disliked: ATTILA left no negative feedback.

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Krista Cuschieri

15 November 2009 Krista would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, comfortable, hot showers, lockers on deposit, central, helpful staff, lots of guides/free maps

Disliked: Krista left no negative feedback.

82.9%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

10 November 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good Hostel, dishonest advertisement. Bad things: 1) There is a strict curfew from 4am to 7am. This NEEDS to be stated on the website, would have picked a different hostal had we known. 2) In the rule book you receive upon check in it states that cleaning is from "12-2pm" but she vacuums and begins cleaning around 10:30am and looks annoyed that you are in the way. 3) There is no noise allowed after 10:00pm, NONE. Kitchen closes, common room closes, you will be shushed at in your room, and you will be shushed at in the lobby. Good things: Clean, good breakfast, warm blankets, great location, awesome staff. Overall, enjoyed our stay, just wish the property description was more honest!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

03 November 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Its location.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 40% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

29 October 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very central.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.