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Black Swan

Ali Bei 15, Barcelona, Spain, Distance from city centre: 1km

Rating: 94% from 13 reviews

  • 95%Atmosphere
  • 98%Staff
  • 96%Security
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 92%Location
  • 93%Value for money
  • 92%Facilities

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  • Great atmosphere here, staff are really friendly and happy to help you with anything you need. Having dinner provided was an added bonus, always a treat for a hungry traveller!
  • 97%
  • 20 Jan 2016 Virginia New Zealand
  • I love this hostel! I came to stay for 3 days, and ended up staying over a month. The staff is amazing, location is perfect. 3 minute walk from Parc de la Ciutadella, 3 minute walk from the metro. Close to La Rambla, you can get everywhere from here. Great, upbeat ambiance (which makes meeting others very easy),and awesome cooks for the hostel dinners. By far my favorite hostel I've ever stayed in.
  • 100%
  • 10 Dec 2015 Anonymous USA
  • I have stayed here for one night and the facility was quite clean and the bed was comfortable. Also, the staffs are quite friendly and helpful.
  • 91%
  • 28 Nov 2015 Anonymous Netherlands
  • The hostel is great, what you would expect from a place so highly rated on here. Super clean, safe, great people, and the staff speak perfect english. BUT. The thing that made it LITERALLY the nicest place ive ever stayed was the two receptionists at the front. Emma and Fetty are sort of the nicest people I've ever met.. and I don't think im exaggerating haha. They helped me with with all the stupid questions I had and made me really feel welcome and at home. Pub crawl was gr8 2 :)
  • 100%
  • 11 Nov 2015 Ivan USA
  • Perfect perfect perfect thank you for everything
  • 100%
  • 25 Oct 2015 Saye Iran
  • Very nice hostel, close to a couple train stations and 20mins walk to the centre. Staff are all lovely and very helpful. The kitchen was fully equipped and is very well-maintained by staff. There were activities on every night of the week, which includes free dinner, flamenco show, and going out to clubs which help you to meet people, great atmosphere. The only thing was loud music in the common area.
  • 91%
  • 24 Oct 2015 Anonymous Australia
  • Really nice Hostel, clean, good facilities, and all the staff were really friendly. Particularly Rodrey who was very informative and happy to help us.
  • 100%
  • 19 Jul 2015 Amy England
  • We had a really fabulous experience, the staff was fun, friendly, and really helpful in getting us around and involved with Barcelona. Not only would I recommend this hostel to a friend, which I already have, I would stay here again no question.
  • 100%
  • 30 May 2015 Quinn USA
  • Kick ass service. Thanks to Jenny and everybody for making my staying more awesome.
  • 100%
  • 25 Feb 2015 Anonymous Mexico
  • Good hostel but some negative points : Bunked bed are very unstable and moving to much. They add a tourist tax to the final price you are supposed to pay and you don't even get a receipt for it...
  • 89%
  • 09 Feb 2015 Anonymous France
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