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Reviews of Kabul Backpackers Hostel

Hostel | Plaça Reial 17, Barcelona, Spain 08002

81.5% Overall Rating

1293 out of 1448 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (23/09/2014)

"BEST HOSTEL we stayed in!!! Loved it all around! Amazing nights out! Staff was awesome and so friendly I even got my back cracked by the security. This place made Barcelona one of my favorite destinations of my whole…"

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Nightclub
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room USD 1.31
  • Linen USD 2.18
  • Towel USD 10.89

What's Included

  • Breakfast

Important Information

Age restriction: -18 not authorized without tutor/parents supervision. If you will be arriving after 6pm, please contact the hostel directly by phone. Please note that if your credit card expires before your arrival, you must send us a new credit card number or the booking won't be guaranteed. We have a 24hr cancellation policy. We only accept credit cards for bookings over 100 Eur. It is necessary to pay a tourist rate of 0.72 € for person and day. the lockers have a cost of 1.5€ and a warehouse of 10 € for the key of the lockers that is returned to the exit.

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Barcelona?

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81.5%

Overall Rating

1293 out of 1448 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Kabul Backpackers Hostel'

Atmosphere
87.2%
Location
96.0%
Facilities
76.8%
Cleanliness
73.6%
Staff
74.4%
Value
82.4%
Safety
80.0%
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60.0%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 20% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
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Customer review

13 April 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I did like this place. It is fun to stay here. However, for the amount you pay it isn't worth it. You pay a minimum of 20 euro and only get 20 minutes of internet a day, you also have to pay 3 euro if you want a small towel. i have never met such rude staff at a hostel. They are inefficient and seem like they would always rather be doing something else. Checking in is a total hassle and sometimes you couldn't check in until a new shift started, we got there at 10 at night and had to wait till 11 to check in. They are not helpful and will outright be rude to your face. It is a good place to stay but don't expect to be well liked by the staff.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

12 April 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice hostel and great location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

48.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 20% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 20%

Customer review

12 April 2010

Liked: It was a good location. That's about it.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Customer review

04 April 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: it was totally greate

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

04 April 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very loud if you get the 20 person room. Expect a bit of partying in the room before going out for the night around 2. Free entrances into discotecas with the hostel - Fun way to meet people and know the best places to go.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
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Customer review

01 April 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location is great - just next to las ramblas which is handy and there is always something to do at night.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

30 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was a really cool place but because of its size there were some drawbacks

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

30 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: they do a lot to help make your stay in barcelona a good time. every night there's a specific bar or club they all go to and they have a pretty good breakfast and dinner was decent. definitely worth the money but not in the best location in terms of safety because that area is known for pickpocketers. overall it was decent, kind of like a huge college dorm to be honest.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Customer review

21 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the hostell was really fun

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Marinella Nicholson

18 March 2010 Marinella would recommend this property

Liked: BEST TIME OF MY LIFE IN THE HOSTEL!! I loved everything!!

Disliked: Marinella left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

16 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great location, helpful staff, but keep in mind it's really noisy pretty much all night long - bar downstairs, thin walls, rooms overlook the plaza where there are lots of bars and people partying. definitely recommended as long as you don't mind not getting a ton of sleep.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

13 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: a

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

13 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great to meet people

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

10 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The good point is the location, you won't find a better one...as far the rest is concerned, you can not really sleep because of the noise, the toilets are really far away from the room, it seems to always have some problem with your locker/ your bed/ your reservation, anything... the staff is kinda helpful but you can see that you are a pain in the a*s when you ask them to some informations about the city or anything...The other good point is the free dinner but if you are a guy, you can already plan to go to KFC afterwards.The staff in charge of the animation is cool, in a "Club med" style.This hostel is quite good it's true but I won't go back again.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Customer review

03 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: atmophere, people, layout, location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

01 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Les personnes qui arrivent à 3h du matin pourraient utiliser une lampe de poche au lieu d'allumer la lumière pendant 10 minutes..........

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Valeria Dominguez

01 March 2010 Valeria would recommend this property

Liked: The environment and the breakfast staff.... great!

Disliked: Valeria left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

15 February 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: had a really great atmosphere! fun and free food and great to meet people:)

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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youngkyong kim

06 February 2010 youngkyong would recommend this property

Liked: very good ~~ good location and good people.

Disliked: youngkyong left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 40% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

27 January 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location and good value for money however I would definately not recommend it to anyone planning to get a good nights sleep (on a saturday night anyway). There were people in the next room shouting and screaming until 7am in the morning and the staff didnt do anything about it until it happened again the next night.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

26 January 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good atmosphere, cheap drinks, free food and great location. On the other hand it wasvery noisy in coridors at night often til 7am and Lockers didnt work at times

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Customer review

25 January 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: excellent...had a great time!! i will be back

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Customer review

22 January 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location, clean and friendly. although people do come in the room all hours when you are trying to sleep and open the lockers which make a really loud noise. other than that i would highly recommend!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 100%

Pedro Chagas

20 January 2010 Pedro would recommend this property

Liked:

Disliked: Pedro left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 100%

Fabio Mendes

13 January 2010 Fabio would recommend this property

Liked: Good hostel to party and meet people!!!!!My brother's gloves were stolen, but except from that we had a good time!The free dinner is also a very nice plus!There only should be more cleaness in the bigger rooms, which were a bit dirty everywhere... but it was fine!!!

Disliked: Fabio left no negative feedback.