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Reviews of Equity Point Centric

Hostel | Passeig de Gracia 33, Barcelona, Spain 08007

86.7% Overall Rating

2352 out of 2562 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (02/01/2014)

PAOLA GABRIELA MOURA NASCIMENTO thinks…

"The hostel is very well located, near attractions and subway. The attendants are helpful, give great tips and help as you need. Very safe and it is better than I expected."

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Bar(s)
  • 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
  • Breakfast

Important Information

Please note: For reservations arriving from 1st of Nov 2012 a tourist tax of 0.72€ per person per night which will apply for the first 7 nights. Persons under the age of 18 years are only allowed to stay in private rooms or dormitory rooms that are booked for use of one family or group of persons, and can not share dormitory rooms with other guests. People under 18 years old must travel with their parents or legal tutor.

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86.7%

Overall Rating

2352 out of 2562 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Equity Point Centric'

Atmosphere
78.4%
Location
94.4%
Facilities
84.8%
Cleanliness
89.6%
Staff
78.4%
Value
90.4%
Safety
91.2%
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74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

City break
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

04 March 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I liked the location***** and the breakfast.

Disliked: I disliked the very-very slow wireless internet connection and the "tax" for the blanket

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

Elisaveta Abazova

With my spouse / partner

Romantic getaway

26 February 2013

Liked: The location of the hostel is wonderful! The rooms are nice and the staff is friendly.

Disliked: I didn't like the toilet/bathroom, because there was only one toilet and only one shower for women on the entire floor and there was no shower cabbin, it was just a curtain next to the toilet, so it was quite inconvinient.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

24 February 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The room was quite spacious. Free internet and printing available. The reception staff were friendly.

Disliked: The cleaner decided to clean the shower room and toilets on our floor at 9.20am, when we had just taken a shower and were in the process of getting ready. She told us to leave and completely denied entry into the room and was extremely abrupt when we tried to enter and explain we would only be a few minutes. I think this was very unreasonable considering it was the normal time to be taking a shower and when staying in a mixed dorm it is quite difficult for a girl to get dressed.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

19 February 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location. Staff was friendly and helpful. I felt safe especially being in a room with many other people I did not know.

Disliked: Wifi never worked. There was not really much of a breakfast.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

City break

18 February 2013

Liked: Location.

Disliked: One of the gentlemen at reception was quite rude and unaccomodating. Checking in was a joke. It was actually unacceptable in how long it took. It's a typical chain hostel, therefore standards of customer service were low. The location was excellent, and the common area was good for meeting fellow travellers but i still wouldn't stay there again.

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

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

18 February 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Perfect location, friendly staff and good facilities.

Disliked: Blanket are not provided, you have to pay (3€ or something) to have one. It is really the only negative point I can find.

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

jinhyeok song

Alone

City break

17 February 2013 jinhyeok would recommend this property

Liked: Location - city center

Disliked: Wifi signal is not good Noise Blanket is not free. 2.3euro busy staff.

100.0%
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Phoebe Brosnan

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife

11 February 2013 Phoebe would recommend this property

Liked: Great location and extremely friendly staff! I would recommend this hostel to anyone going to Barcelona!

Disliked: Phoebe left no negative feedback.

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

Michaela Zeißner

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

09 February 2013 Michaela would recommend this property

Liked: The price for a night and the included breakfast.

Disliked: Paying for the blanket and the bedsheet. Only 20 minutes free internet per stay.

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

Christabel Harnett

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

04 February 2013 Christabel would recommend this property

Liked: Location was brilliant and very easy to find. In a beautiful building, the hostel had loads of character. Nice big airy rooms, with fantastic views over the city. We arrived early and were welcomed and allowed to check our luggage into their safe luggage room which was excellent. Facilities are clean and tidy - staff extremely helpful and friendly. Fab breakfast included and the general atmosphere was lovely. Would definitely stay here again!

Disliked: The only negative comment I have - is that the position of the shower in the shower cubicle, mixed with the fact that there were no bath-mats - made for a very wet and slippery bathroom floor whenever the shower was used.

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

Customer review

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

31 January 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Guang Hui Arthur Lee

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

16 January 2013 Guang Hui Arthur would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel is very strategically located, so many of the sights in Barcelona are easily within reach (by walking or a few metro stops away). The rooms and bathroom are also clean. The breakfast served by the hostel is fairly generous too, as they have described on the Hostelbookers website. I really liked the fact that they serve their coffee from the espresso machine (free of charge). A great perk-me-up! The hostel is also very secure as travellers are asked to show the card issued by the hostel before allowing to go up to the rooms. The hostel also observes the "No drinking" regulation quite strictly, which was good for me since drinking in the hostel might create a din and disturb other travellers. The staff on duty at the common room came up to a group of travelers with alcohol on the table to warn them of the regulation and took back the common room's glasses to prevent them from drinking in the hostel. The staff in general are very helpful. When there were issues such as my lock jamming up, and forgetting to bring my room key out of my room when I went to the common area, the staff was always willing to help.

Disliked: There were very little toilets in the hostel. My floor only had one male and one female toilet for about 12 rooms (my rooom alone had 10 beds). This wasn't a big issue for me because I think the hostel was fairly empty at that point in time since it was winter. I didn't have to wait for the toilets at all. However, this might be an issue when there is higher occupancy in the hostel such as during summer or easter. The wifi access was limited only to the common area which is open from 8 am to 4am. It would have been great if the wifi access was extended to the rooms as well or if it was possible to access wifi outside the common area even after 4am. While there were ample plugs in the room, they were all concentrated in one corner of the room, making it difficult to use and charge electrical devices simultaneously if you don't stay at the bed next to the plug. Notwithstanding all these, I think it was value-for-money! :).

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

Rick Neo

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

04 January 2013 Rick would recommend this property

Liked: Perfect location!

Disliked: Rick left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

15 December 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I liked the building and the location. Breakfasts are very good, too, for the price. You can help yourself to toast, butter and jam

Disliked: The rooms are spacious but there was no chair to leave your things on. Also the showers were fixed on the wall and since the shower booth was very small there was no scape from the cold water that came out at the beginning of the shower. This could be sorted out by having "telephone" showers

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

Pedro Pontes

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

30 November 2012 Pedro would recommend this property

Liked: Staff was friendly, bar was OK, you might have to walk a bit to reach the nightlife spot, but main touristic sights are easy to reach, since Passeig de Gracia station is right at the door of the hostel. The ramblas and the Gothic are only a 10-min walk.

Disliked: Pedro left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

City break

25 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Everything - perfect for a budget stay

Disliked: Nothing

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

03 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very well. the receiptions are very nice and helpful.

Disliked: Nothing.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
City break
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

28 October 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It's location is very centric and really worths the money you paid.

Disliked: Breakfast finishes at 10:00 a.m. and nobody can get up until this time.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Business / conference
Partying / nightlife
Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture

22 October 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very, very clean, full of places to relax in.

Disliked: Bidet would have been nice, cheaper alcohol at the bar maybe...

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

21 October 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was in a great location! Right on a main road a short walk from La Rambla and the old gothic district. The facilities were clean and the atmosphere was very nice. The staff during the day was very helpful and nice.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

20 October 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very good location, helpful staff.

Disliked: The pillowcase had holes on both sides, there was no blanket given.

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

Debora Centoamore

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

19 October 2012 Debora would recommend this property

Liked: Good location, nice staff, AC in the room.

Disliked: They only provided the linens, not the blankets, we could rent one for 2 euro. There was no mop on the bathroom, so the floor would get soaking, slippery and kind of dirty after every shower.

100.0%
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Adrian Estebon

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

08 October 2012 Adrian would recommend this property

Liked: Location is SO central to everything. Metro is right there. But the Greatest thing is the breakfast. It is a large breakfast and the incredible thing is coffee is made to order. Where the hell do you find that? No other place has made to order espresso, cappucino or cafe with milk. They even have a bar at night and I was fortunate to see a band play in the hostel during my stay. Outrageous and Incredible.

Disliked: Nada

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

ANGELICA RIEDEL

With friends / other travellers

Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture

30 September 2012 ANGELICA would recommend this property

Liked: Very good hostel, if you're with friends. If you're alone, I dont recommend it,because it's too big, and will be difficult to meet people. It's very near to the gothic center, and you can walk to te beach (4o min) and to the most interesting things of Barcelona. The metro it's just outside of the hostel. Breakfast included, good! Bathrooms are clean every minute, that good!

Disliked: You have to pay for the top sheet. Wifi dosnt work well in all the rooms, depends on the floor.

100.0%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

16 September 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location, other facilities

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.