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90% Avg. city rating Rated by 8480 customers

Activities / excursions 93%

Restaurants / eating out 88%

Shopping 87%

Chilling out / relaxing 87%

Getting around / public transport 92%

Sightseeing 94%

Culture 94%

Nightlife / partying 89%

Value for money 81%

Customer Travel Tips for Barcelona

Read a selection of great customer tips provided by HostelBookers customers like you

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04 May 2018

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Go to Parc Guell and climb to the top of the hill near the school

Liked: Barcelona is great

Disliked: Nope

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


17 Apr 2018

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Jamboree club has free live jazz music on a Monday night

Liked: Culture, climate, people

Disliked: No!

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


11 Jan 2018

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Don’t eat anywhere that displays pictures of food out on their patio. Tourist trap! Eat in Ravel or Gracia.

Liked: Beautiful architecture! Amazing women!

Disliked: Pricey food, and small beach.

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100% Avg. rating


11 Dec 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Use public transport everywhere!!! It’ll take you to the doorstep of every monumental place around the city

Liked: The history, public transport, friendliness of the people

Disliked: People that are clearly trying to pickpocket tourists. We were told about this prior to going to Barcelona but did not realize how evident this was

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11 Oct 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: cccccccccccccccccccccccccccc

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Disliked: cccccccccccccccccccccccc

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


17 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing City break Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Best way to get around is to walk

Liked: Atmosphere

Disliked: The drug sellers and prostitutes at night.

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08 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Avoid. Save your money!

Liked: Nothing

Disliked: Everything

91% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
91% Avg. rating


04 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Get a ticket valid for how many days you stay and go out there discover the world by bus, train

Liked: Everything

Disliked: Nope

96% Avg. rating
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
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96% Avg. rating


01 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Walk a lot to ser the beautiful city from the streets

Liked: The atmodhphere and loads og places to eat, shop etc

Disliked: Dunno

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28 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy it.

Liked: Absolutely everything.

Disliked: Nope.

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26 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Rent a bike!!

Liked: Best city in Europe, has everything you want

Disliked: .

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23 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing City break Events / festivals Shopping

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: excelent

Liked: the best city in Europe for travel!

Disliked: nothin g

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


20 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Take some sun cream and definitely visit the seaside :) Taste some paella and remember - water is your best friend there :)

Liked: The sea, climate, architecture, transportation

Disliked: The timing was really bad - there was an attack in la Rambla...:/ There are a lot of protests all the time. During 3 days there was at least 5 protests against something: gay movement, anti-fashism etc. I was tired of them in the end...

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
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  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
84% Avg. rating


19 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Events / festivals Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Don't walk home alone, allow plenty of time at the airport!

Liked: Nice city with loads to and a great atmosphere.

Disliked: Got mugged on the first night and the airport staff where on strike when we where flying home

96% Avg. rating
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
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  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
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96% Avg. rating


10 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Book any sites you want to see in advance.

Liked: So much to see and do.

Disliked: So humid!

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


08 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: JUST HAVE FUN

Liked: EVERYTHING

Disliked: NO

98% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
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98% Avg. rating


05 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Do your research and you wont be sorry. And save up!

Liked: Great city life, and beach! People, culture, food, dancing- all the good things.

Disliked: Nope.

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


30 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Don't trust public transportation. I stayed for 4 days all the buses were late

Liked: The night life is good

Disliked: Public transportation

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
78% Avg. rating


28 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Family Holiday

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Stay in a hotel with a good location around the city

Liked: Easy city to go around

Disliked: No

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


21 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Shopping

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Metro goes everywhere.. Hola card is magic for metro and bus too.

Liked: So many things to see and do different. Gaudi was genius.

Disliked: They don't talk English... Little hard to understand..

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90% Avg. city rating Rated by 8480 customers

Activities / excursions 93%

Restaurants / eating out 88%

Shopping 87%

Chilling out / relaxing 87%

Getting around / public transport 92%

Sightseeing 94%

Culture 94%

Nightlife / partying 89%

Value for money 81%

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