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Reviews of Barcelona Pere Tarres Youth Hostel

Hostel | Numancia 149-151, Barcelona, Spain 08029

80.7% Overall Rating

631 out of 717 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (16/08/2014)

sandra REESON thinks…

"Seems like an ex hotel with a big lift, big reception area and central location with baggage storage area. Best part was the huge breakfast. Staff very helpful."

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Fax
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 4.38

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Book a bed in Pere Tarrés Youth Hostel and get your free entrance to the best night clubs of Barcelona this summer 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 groups of more than 15 people (16 and more) the hostel will charge the first night as an extra guarantee of the booking. Failing to pay the first night of accommodation will result in your booking being cancelled. Check in: 14:00. Luggage storage room available. Check out: 10:00. Breakfast included. Cash and credit cards accepted on arrival. Linen included.

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80.7%

Overall Rating

631 out of 717 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Barcelona Pere Tarres Youth Hostel'

Atmosphere
77.6%
Location
72.0%
Facilities
70.4%
Cleanliness
80.0%
Staff
84.8%
Value
88.8%
Safety
91.2%
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Peter Trcek

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

27 June 2011

Liked: Cheap price, friendly personnel at the desk, 24h open door.

Disliked: Elevator was slow and noisy and stopped working after 2 days. Breakfast choice was terrible, vegetarians will have problems finding any decent food there. Also the kitchen stuff lacked any understanding or kindness of any kind.

91.4%
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DENNIS PLINK

With my spouse / partner

Family Holiday

27 June 2011 DENNIS would recommend this property

Liked: It was central and well run

Disliked: The taps drove me mad- you need to keep pushing the button to make the water come for a little while. The water comes with incredible pressure when it does come. If they had a normal tap that allowed me to control the flow I would have used less water than the crazy setup they have now.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Gaurav Kanade

Alone

Business / conference
City break
Sightseeing & culture

26 June 2011 Gaurav would recommend this property

Liked: Staff was helpful in time of need

Disliked: Staff was initially hesitant to allow me to use the phone although they were eventually helpful when I explained I was facing an emergency ...

97.1%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

19 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Really nice breakfast and hood place to meet people plus in a very safe area.

Disliked: the guy that works in the kitchen was saying rude stuff about people who didn't understand him and the sheets are kinda weird BUT the place is great!

91.4%
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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

19 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Fantastic Hostel. The staff were so nice. We got in around 3am and the security guard got us in and situated. Clean room, everyone was very respectful. Clean sheets and bathroom. Always felt very safe. The internet situation was awesome, even if people were on the 4 computers they provide, we only ever waited 10 minutes to use s. Got wifi on my phone too for free. The breakfast was really great, but if there a long time it can get repetitive. Croissants, meats, breads, cereal, and jams. Lots of juice and coffee choices though. Very friendly staff and the place was enormous. The terrace was really nice. Great to have a kitchen to store things in and use. It is a great deal for what you pay. Would absolutely recommend it.

Disliked: Didn't really feel any air conditioning in the rooms and the windows don't open but for the time we were there, it wasn't too hot. If you are showering at around 10am, might run out of hot water, but if you wait a bit, its warm again. I also do not recall there being a bar in the hostel. And there are signs that there is no alcohol allowed in rooms but everyone drinks on the terrace.

91.4%
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Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

14 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: THE STUFF, VERY HELPFUL, THE FACILITIES,

Disliked: SAME BREAKFEAST EVERY DAY!!! BUT GOOD, IT WAS NOT SO CHEAP AS IT COULD BE.

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

14 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: handy location

Disliked: missing a pool

94.3%
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Nathalia Restum

Alone

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

13 June 2011 Nathalia would recommend this property

Liked: big and clean

Disliked: -

94.3%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

11 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Personal at front desk are very helpful and all the facilities are clean.

Disliked: I stayed in a 8-bed female dorm with bathroom ensuite. Let's just say that sharing only one bathroom with other 7 people can be complicated if the timing is wrong.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

10 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Best breakfast during my entire trip in Spain with plenty of food and nice cafeteria, safe, decent location

Disliked: Too hot or too cold rooms

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

City break

09 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location and facilities

Disliked: Many groups of local teenagers. That ruined the atmosphere a bit.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

08 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The free wifi was great!! The breakfast was mediocre. Favorite hostel we've stayed in so far!

Disliked: Rooms were smelly. No wifi in the rooms but only in the lobby.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Paul Moores

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture

06 June 2011 Paul would recommend this property

Liked: clean and bright +happy sort of place

Disliked: a little way out of town but still ok

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Molly Bernstein

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife

05 June 2011 Molly would recommend this property

Liked: The room was nice. There were 2 bathrooms for 8 beds which was great and big lockers.

Disliked: Location.... It was far from the city center and not close to a metro stop.

48.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

04 June 2011

Liked: 1. Cheap 2. Stuff can spaek english 3. Free breakfast

Disliked: 1. I had problems with door key, they tried to solve this 1 hour about this and at last they had to change my room. 2. Lockers in room are not safe. One key can open some other safe. 3. There is no hair-dryer in hostel (even with the deposit) 4. Bathrooms are not functional: Toilets and sinks are in different places. If the other one is occupied you have to wait. Also, there is no soap in bathroom. 5. Despite people say location is good, it is not. Far from center, just close to train station (20 mins by walking). When you walk around the hostel, there is nothing touristic. You have to take tourist busses, metro or train.

The property's response is...

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Robert Blomqvist

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing

04 June 2011 Robert would recommend this property

Liked: Cheap hostel. Completely OK. close to camp nou, so perfect if you are there to see Barca. But a bit off from the city like La rambla and such. The hostel is OK, not more, but def worth the money.

Disliked: Dusty at some places in the room. The fan/air condition werent working properly so the room was very hot even if wasnt so hot outside.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

03 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the staff is lovely, the whole hostel is very clean, the breakfast is amazing.

Disliked: the location is not so good. and the kitchen needs improvement. why not a single oven? why just a single oven?

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

02 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The rooms were large and very clean. The common area was nice and the atmosphere was very good.

Disliked: The shower was not very warm.

42.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Ciaran Logue

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals

01 June 2011

Liked: Good for meeting other people

Disliked: Too hot Door keys fail to work most of the time Odd kitchen hours Late breakfast

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Work / volunteering

01 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: its in a really nice area. they gave you your own bedsheets and it was really clean. the bathrooms are inside the room so you dont have to leave the room to go to the bathroom and they gve you a lock with a locker for safe keepings. overall its an amazing place to stay.. my favourite

Disliked: nothing

The property's response is...

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

01 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Excelent

Disliked: Nothing

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

31 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: it's a nice place, i would like to recommended this hostel if you want to stay in Barcelona

Disliked: I'm really disturbed with that extra bed

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Events / festivals

30 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel is large and rather clean, and offers a decent free breakfast each morning. The staff, depending on who is working, is largely friendly.

Disliked: The rooms were stuffy and a bit smelly, as it was impossible to open the window.

The property's response is...

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

29 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was safety and very clean

Disliked: it is a liitle bit far from the city center but it is really near the bus station....especially it is more important for me

88.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

28 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Close to TRAM and metro to reach the center, also breakfast was enough

Disliked: Bathroom does not have any locker..