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Darwen, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of 14 of us stayed here this past weekend on a stag do. I wasn't really optimistic about saying in a hostel, as you here terrible things, but I was pleasantly surprised. The hostel itself is quite badly signed and the entrance is through a small wooden door, even the taxi drivers weren't 100% on were it was.... More 

Thank STK0812
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Decent little hostel. Curtains giving you privacy on your bunks is a good idea and each bedspace has its own little light and plug socket. All facilities and amenities are very clean and modern and staff are very helpful and friendly. Hostel is pretty difficult to find due to the small sign but is a great big wooden door on... More 

Thank Joel A
Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 August 2016

The hotel advertises their private parking and that's the first reason for which I chose this hotel since I have rented a car to drive my parents who were staying in a more comfortable hotel. What this hotel failed to advertise is the fact that the private parking is in another neighborhood. So in order to use the car in... More 

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Paris, France
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

I spent there probably a half of a month. So I can tell that it was like my temporary home and I can tell how to leave there lol. It's a really good hostel. With great location, nice kitchen with fridge and all staff for cooking, nice rooms and beds with curtains. As for me it's so important to have... More 

Thank SoRedQueen
Victoria, Australia
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70 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

I spent one night here before leaving Barcelona as my previous hostel was full for the night and this was closer to the bus station for my early-morning departure. The hostel was a little difficult to find at first, as it's not actually on the street of its address but instead on an angle facing the adjoining intersection. The hostel... More 

Thank MariposaFirefly25
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8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2016

-Excellent Location: Between 2 Metro stations, and minutes away from La Rambla, Gothic Quarter, Parc de Ciutadella, the Zoo and the Aquarium -Easy To Find -Friendly 24 hours Receptionists -Clean Bathrooms and Kitchen Nothing more could be needed :)

Thank Baher131
Tijuana, Mexico
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Stayed in April, 2010. Had my doubts about hostels, never stayed in one... heard both great and really scary/creepy stories about them. The Hip Karma was a really good experience for me! My main concern was the shared bathroom, and room... sharing with total strangers? How about privacy? How would that work out? Well, everything turned out great! It was... More 

Thank DianaGonCis
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7 reviews
Reviewed 20 September 2015

This place is highly recommended, the staff will help you with all that you need to find yourself around Barcelona and much more than that! Will help you also if they don't have to. Good value for money

Thank Tal F
1 review
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

This hostel is the second I've been to in Barcelona and I don't recommend it. It is not so clean (the under sheets were disgusting) and the bathroom is cleaned only once a day when a lot of people are using it. We waited for our room for a loooong time because of the cleaning that wasn't done but when... More 

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Staying in Eixample

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Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognised architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.
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Additional Information about Hip Karma Hostel

Address: Ronda de Sant Pere #39, Principal -2a, 08010 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Eixample
Price Range: $71 - $369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hip Karma Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Try get a full room!”
 of 5 bubbles STK0812, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Some Rooms are far from the bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles Baher131, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The less people in your room the better!!!”
 of 5 bubbles TerryJ763, 25 May 2014 | Read review
“If you dont want to fight your way into a top bunk try to request a bottom one when you book”
 of 5 bubbles ElizabethB333, 22 Oct 2013 | Read review
“There were six bunks in my room. Never having used a bunk bed, I found myself unable to hoist myself into my assigned bunk. If you are similarly challenged, request a bottom bunk up front.”
 of 5 bubbles PamelaT_11, 25 Aug 2012 | Read review
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