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Reviews of Hip Karma Hostel

Hostel | Ronda de Sant Pere 39, Barcelona, Spain 08010

79.4% Overall Rating

151 out of 162 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (22/04/2014)

"Group of 6 of us really enjoyed our stay here. The facilities were really nice and new and clean. Beds were also really comfy and have curtains around them if you want a bit of privacy. Lockable drawers are located…"

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas

Purchasable Extras

  • Linen USD 2.76
  • Towel USD 2.76

What's Included

  • Luggage Room

Important Information

CANCELLATION POLICY is 48HRS. If you cancel within this period, you will be charged for the first two 2 nights of your booking. 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.

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Barcelona?

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79.4%

Overall Rating

151 out of 162 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Hip Karma Hostel'

Atmosphere
72.8%
Location
82.4%
Facilities
75.2%
Cleanliness
84.0%
Staff
79.2%
Value
79.2%
Safety
83.2%
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94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife

16 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: clean, modern, functional

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

15 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: This hostel is very clean and in a great location. It is small, and not much for meeting people or just hanging out. There is a small kitchen, which was very nice and had everything available to cook. The beds were great, as they had curtains around them for privacy and you could read/use a computer (there is a light in each bunk) at night and not bother others. The staff were friendly and there is free internet on their computers, so it was overall a very nice stay!

Disliked: The bath didn't have good ventilation, so it was always steamy from the showers, and really hot, but it was still nice and clean.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

15 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very clean, extremely comfortable beds, easy to get to beach, la rambla etc etc

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Luiz Carlos Ribeiro

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Visiting friends or family

07 August 2010 Luiz Carlos would recommend this property

Liked: Cleanliness, toilets, internet.........

Disliked: The costumers.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

07 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good and Very clean place, location is perfect.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Emma Stiles

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

04 August 2010 Emma would recommend this property

Liked: Good location, nicely decorate, curtains on the beds, good kitchen

Disliked: Emma left no negative feedback.

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

Marika Raniolo

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife
Shopping

03 August 2010 Marika would recommend this property

Liked: i appreciated the clealiness and order of the place,the rules make people behave correctly without making noise or trouble,the location is perferct,because it s close to many important main streets of barcelona.beds were very comforttable,

Disliked: the only thing i didn t like was the air conditionad that doesn tleave you sleep during the night,if you haven t a blanchet

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing
City break
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife
Shopping

29 July 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The property is very clean and has a safe environment. The bathroom and kitchen facilities were exellent, no oven(but who needs that) and free wi-fi. The dorms were good with curtians around the beds so you could get some privacy if wanted.

Disliked: The hostel did not have a common room which means that there was no great place for interaction between the guests. The staff was generally somewhat unhelpful, or they did help you, but it was not with great exitement. There was however some exeptions to this matter among the staffmembers.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

28 July 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean. Modern design. Curtains around bed were good. Free internet access. In a beautiful old building with original lift.

Disliked: About half an hours walk from the beach, although only ten minutes from main shopping district. Humid shower rooms. Perhaps too clean and minimal; on the edge of impersonal- although this is a minor point.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

27 July 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Curtains and lockers for every bed.

Disliked: Payed sepperately for bedding.

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

Anthony Lenaghan

With friends / other travellers

Visiting friends or family

26 July 2010 Anthony would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, organised, great facilities, great staff.

Disliked: Anthony left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Beach / sunbathing

24 July 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, right on the metro that takes you to the beach. No curfew and very helpful staff. The computer access was great also. Very clean.

Disliked: The noise on the street at night was bad and the subway runs underneath the building so you can hear it. Also the directions to the location were shaky. No sign on the building where you were to arrive.

100.0%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

15 July 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the beds were great they had curtains you could pull around and they were really clean and tidy. really good kitchen as well.

Disliked: you couldnt drink at this hostel.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

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

14 July 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, good price, location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

Beach / sunbathing

13 July 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

09 July 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Extremely clean, and overall nice. Beds are very comfortable and the curtains make it feel very private. I wish we could have stayed longer, but the place booked up before we could extend our stay!

Disliked: Lobby computers off at 11pm. So if you have a laptop, or iphone its not a problem because they have free wifi.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Hugo Hernandez

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Sightseeing & culture

06 July 2010 Hugo would recommend this property

Liked: great location, good place to go

Disliked: you can't drink beer

100.0%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife

04 July 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Everything - helpful, good location, clean, safe.

Disliked: Nothing

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

Elijah Weber

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife
Shopping

04 July 2010 Elijah would recommend this property

Liked: The interior design was very nice and the building that it was in was old and good looking. The bathrooms, kitchen and bedrooms were all top notch and the curtains around the beds made for the most private dorm experience.

Disliked: I disliked that the internet is turned off abruptly nightly. I lost a message that took 30 mins to type because a staffmember turned off the router as I was still at the computer sending the message. Also another staffmember made us change rooms on the second day because of his mistake, requesting us to pull apart the beds we`d made and make the beds again, without any offer of help or reparations.

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

Customer review

27 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Super clean and spacious!! Great location. Not noisy at all with a really helpful owner. Would stay here again in a heart beat!!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

23 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Really friendly staff. It is quite small so not a great chance to meet lots of other people. No common room except the kitchen area so nowhere really to socialize. I loved the little curtains round the beds- really easy to get some quiet, privacy and space. The only thing is that the beds are rubbish. Everytime the person in the top bunk turned over, it made the bottom bunk swing and sway- almost reminiscent of being in Taiwan when an earth quake struck!!! Had a very pleasant time there though.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

22 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: This is definately a decent little hostel with a very nice interior (very clean rooms, kitchen, bathroom, etc..). You have to have some luck with your roommates, but in general the (young) people there are openmindend ans social..

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

21 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Too many rules... just like army camp

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

21 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very central location, very clean for a hostel, the curtains around the bed are very good!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

17 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice place to be

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.