Alternative Creative Youth Hostel - Barcelona

Ronda De La Universitat, 17, First Floor (Entresol),, Barcelona, Spain, 08007  show map
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Alternative Creative Youth Hostel - Barcelona

 Free Wi-Fi
 Parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Sports activities

Cycling

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Air conditioning

Overview

Alternative Creative Youth Hostel is located in a central area of Barcelona in close proximity to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, Plaza Catalunya and Columbus Monument. Such hostel facilities as parking, a cash machine, a luggage storage, a safe deposit box and an elevator can be found on site.

Just 1 km from the center of Barcelona known for St. Mary of the Sea Cathedral (Eglesia de Santa Maria del Mar), Passeig de Gracia and Portal de l'Angel. Serving international specialties, Salzburg Cerveceria is about 100 meters away.

El Prat De Llobregat airport is 15 minutes' drive from the hostel.

Rooms

Guestrooms include access to a shared kitchen with a toaster and a microwave. The rooms also have a tile floor. Most rooms are equipped with heating, an iron with ironing board and a personal computer as well as bunk beds. Rooms include access to shared bathrooms. Bath sheets, hairdryers and free toiletries are also available.

Services

The hostel offers bicycles and cars for rent.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hostel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   24.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Vending machines
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Sports & Fitness

  • Cycling

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Children's facilities

  • Board games

Leisure facilities

  • Library
  • Leisure/TV room

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom

Kitchen facilities

  • Shared kitchen

Media

  • In-room computer
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  1 pm

Check-out

  • until 10:00-11:00 

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hostel

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Hostel Address:

Ronda De La Universitat, 17, First Floor (Entresol),, Barcelona, Spain, 08007

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City Center
  • Barcelona
    1400 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • FGC - Pl.Catalunya
    700 ft
  • FGC - Plaça de Catalunya
    700 ft
Underground stations
  • Universitat
    700 ft
  • Catalunya
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Cent Focs (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    200 ft
  • Teresa Carles (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    800 ft
Beaches
  • Museu del rei de la Magia
    2200 ft
  • La Playa de Sitges
    4800 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 10:00-11:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    24
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Rooms and availability

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Dormitory Room
Bed type: Bed in shared room
Size: 260 sq. feet
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    How to reach hostel

    hostel Alternative Creative Youth Hostel - Barcelona Barcelona location
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    Hostel Address:

    Ronda De La Universitat, 17, First Floor (Entresol),, Barcelona, Spain, 08007

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Barcelona
      1400 ft
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • FGC - Pl.Catalunya
      700 ft
    • FGC - Plaça de Catalunya
      700 ft
    Underground stations
    • Universitat
      700 ft
    • Catalunya
      1000 ft
    Restaurants
    • Cent Focs (cuisine: Mediterranean)
      200 ft
    • Teresa Carles (cuisine: Mediterranean)
      800 ft
    Beaches
    • Museu del rei de la Magia
      2200 ft
    • La Playa de Sitges
      4800 ft
    Hostel information
    • Check-in:
      from  1 pm
    • Check-out:
      until 10:00-11:00 
    • Number of rooms:
      24
    Travel Guide:
    Barcelona Travel Guide
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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Barcelona Bus Turistic - 1000 ft

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 1000 ft

    Places of interest

    • Torre Balldovina - 1000 ft
    • Transbordador Aeri - 1000 ft
    • Font de Canaletes - 1000 ft
    • Plaça de Catalunya - 1000 ft
    • Torre Agbar - 1000 ft
    • Olympiastadion Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc - 1000 ft
    • Placa Catalunya Tourism Office - 1000 ft
    • Monumento a Colón - 1000 ft

    Train stations

    • FGC - Plaça de Catalunya - 400 ft
    • FGC - Pl.Catalunya - 400 ft

    Convention centers

    • biblioteca florida - 1000 ft

    Amusement

    • Billar Club Barcelona - 400 ft
    • Magiczne Fontanna - 700 ft
    • Beleta Records - 1000 ft
    • Illa Fantasia - Parc Aquàtic - 1000 ft

    Monuments and Landmarks

    Museums

    • Casa Milà von Gaudi - 1000 ft
    • musée du chocolat - 1000 ft

    Theaters

    • Teatro Tivoli - 1000 ft

    Underground stations

    • Universitat - 400 ft
    • Catalunya - 700 ft

    Local attractions

    • Basilica of the Sagrada Familia - 1.2 mi
      Sardenya Street, Barcelona
    • Museo d'Historia de Catalunya - 1.1 mi
      Placa Pau Vila, n.3, Barcelona
    • Aeroteca - 1.2 mi
      Carrer del Montseny 22, Barcelona
    • Barcelona Aquarium - 1.1 mi
      Moll d'Espanya, Port Vell, Barcelona
    • Parc de la Ciutadella - 1.2 mi
      Avenida del Marques de l'Argentera, Barcelona

    Near the hostel

    • Fundacion Francisco Godia - 900 ft
      Diputacion, 250, Barcelona
    • Museu del Modernisme Catala - 1200 ft
      C/ Balmes 48, Barcelona
    • MACBA Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona - 1400 ft
      1 Placa dels Angels, Barcelona
    • Passeig de Gracia - 2100 ft
      Passeig de Gracia, Eixample, Barcelona
    • Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB) - 1100 ft
      Montalegre 5, El Raval, Barcelona
    • Casa Batllo - 2000 ft
      Passeig de Gracia, 43, Barcelona
    • Santa Anna Church - 1600 ft
      C/ Santa Anna, 29, Barcelona

    Restaurants nearby

    • Cent Focs - 200 ft

      Address: Balmes, 16

      53% likes this, based on 192 reviews
      Cuisine: Mediterranean
      Price Range: USD 20 - USD 30

    • Divinus - 400 ft

      Address: 33 Ronda Universitat

    • Woki Organic Market - 400 ft

      Address: Ronda Universitat 20
      Phone: 933025206

      65% likes this, based on 86 reviews
      Cuisine: Organic

    • Teresa Carles - 800 ft

      Address: Jovellanos, 2
      Phone: +34 93 317 18 29

      76% likes this, based on 530 reviews
      Cuisine: Mediterranean
      Price Range: USD 12 - USD 32

    • Salzburg Cerveceria - 200 ft

      Address: Ronda Universitat 13

      75% likes this, based on 36 reviews
      Cuisine: International

    Hostel information
    • Check-in:
      from  1 pm
    • Check-out:
      until 10:00-11:00 
    • Number of rooms:
      24
    Travel Guide:
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    Alternative Creative Youth Hostel Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Alternative Creative Youth Hostel

    Average guest rating

    8.8out of 10
    Superb
    Based on 32 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Group of friends
      9.6

      It was a lovely place to stay. I have to say that all the staff were extremely helpful and kind. No matter what you ask for, they would always try to help. We were two girls and we felt very safe. The location of this hostel is just perfect. It made our trip in Barcelona a lot easier. We didn't even finish the subway cards because there's no need to take the metro most of the time. The bed sheets were clean and the shower rooms were clean and convenient also.

      Maybe it would be better to offer some free water in the room with some plastic cups. That would fits more of the price. Mais c'est pas grave.

    • Single
      10.0

      I really appreciated the helpful staff. They made you feel very welcome and always helped you whenever you needed something. Also, the Hostel was very clean and the guests looked after their stuff so nothing was lying around and disturbing other people. The Internet was for free and you could use the kitchen and a fridge to store and cook your food which was really convenient.

    • Group of friends
      9.2

      I was so impressed with the cleanliness, bedsheets smelt so good and fresh :) Loved the stairwell, looked like a ***** (5stars) hotel, so beautiful. Staff are friendly and helpful (special thanks for Alvand).The hostel gives you a 'being home' feeling. All together would highly recomend if you like hostels.

      No hot water for shower...

    • Single
      10.0

      All the staffs were really friendly and helpful with everything. The facilities were pretty modern,safe,clean and definitely comfy to sleep in eventhough it was a shared room. The 24-hours reception helped a lot cause you still get to return to the hostel like 3am in the morning.

    • Single
      8.8

      The hostel has an excellent location close to the Plaza de Cataluna. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Even as a sole traveler with almost no information about the city you can get the most out of it. You get a good advice where to go, what to see, how to travel, where to eat etc. The crew organizes daily social events on which you may participate (E.G. live music in a jazz bar in my case).

      It was a bit difficult for me to find the hostel as the building looks like a bank from outside.

    • Single
      10.0

      I like this hotel, service staff are very nice, and room is very clean...

    • Single
      8.8

      The location is the best

      Need pay 2.5 euro for a showing towel

    • Single
      8.2

      The staff was very helpful and friendly. The day I arrived they gave me all the tips of where to go and what to do. It is in perfectly located, within walking distance of the main attractions. The rooms were very clean and the other people at the hostel were very respectful, meaning they weren't noisy at night and this made my stay great. Everyone was great and I would definitly stay at this Hostel again.

    • Single
      10.0

      The stuff are very kind and helpful. In the city of Barcelona, they speak very good English, which is very practical and convenient. The location is perfect and the hostel is nice and comfort, like a family. The hostel is daily cleaned and the environment is very easy-going.

      As this is a hostel, the sound proofing is not so good, which is quite understandable. And the wifi signal is not that stable but they have computers provided, so never mind. This is just the hostel that you need at Barcelona.

    • Group of friends
      8.2

      Great place to spend the night, almost in the middle of Barcelona! very friendly staff!! Nice place with clean rooms!

    • Single
      9.4

      The location of Alternative Creative Youth Home was excellent! It's near La Rambla, the Metro and many great tourist attractions. When I arrived at the hostel, I was almost turned away by Al because I was over the age limit, which is not stated on Booked.net's Web site, or the hostel's, but Al let me stay because that information was not clearly stated. Al and Michelle, his girlfriend/business part, were so friendly and kind, and they bent over backward to make me feel welcomed! They provided me with maps and tons of information about how to get around Barcelona, and they also organized many events for residents to partake of, if they chose to do so. I enjoyed dining at Juicy Jones vegan restaurant, which makes an awesome gazpacho soup, and partying with them at a jazz club that featured some great performances by some uber talented singers and musicians! I met some wonderful people at the hostel whom I hope to stay in contact with for years to come!!

      This was my first experience staying at a hostel, so I didn't know what to expect. My experience was great, but the only negative aspect of my stay was that I was bitten, very severely, by some type of bug in two places on my lower right leg. I know that the staff worked hard to keep the place clean, which can be a challenge when there are so many people coming and going, and I saw the cleaning staff working while I was there. However, I was afraid I might have been bitten by a bed bug, and possibly carried some away with me, which made for an unsettling feeling the rest of my vacation since I had several more hostels and hotels to stay in over a 2.5 week period. I was careful to unpack my luggage and bags in the hallway of my apartment building, and not bring in any open bags or containers into my apartment. Also, I bought some bed bug spray, and purchased enclosed covers for my mattresses and box springs, and so far I haven't had any bug problems. Thank God!!

    • Group of friends
      9.2

      The entrance of the building is magnificent!! Worth every penny.

    • Single
      8.8

      Very good position, good staff and nice rooms. I was very satisfied with this choice!

    • Single
      8.8

      The people who work there were all really friendly. Everything was clean, it was quiet at night. Very relaxing atmosphere for sure.

      Probably the only thing was that the kitchen is really small, that was a bit of a pain sometimes.

    How to reach hostel

    hostel Alternative Creative Youth Hostel - Barcelona Barcelona location
    Show big map »

    Hostel Address:

    Ronda De La Universitat, 17, First Floor (Entresol),, Barcelona, Spain, 08007

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Barcelona
      1400 ft
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • FGC - Pl.Catalunya
      700 ft
    • FGC - Plaça de Catalunya
      700 ft
    Underground stations
    • Universitat
      700 ft
    • Catalunya
      1000 ft
    Restaurants
    • Cent Focs (cuisine: Mediterranean)
      200 ft
    • Teresa Carles (cuisine: Mediterranean)
      800 ft
    Beaches
    • Museu del rei de la Magia
      2200 ft
    • La Playa de Sitges
      4800 ft
    Hostel information
    • Check-in:
      from  1 pm
    • Check-out:
      until 10:00-11:00 
    • Number of rooms:
      24
    Travel Guide:
    Barcelona Travel Guide
    Read now