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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the worst hostel I stayed in , the rooms are so small !!!! The internet is super slow and doesn't work probably ! There is no receptionist! The blankets look like camp or jail blankets . The mattress are super bad and hurt my back ( spring mattress that drill your back while sleeping due to many uses...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the room for four nights, I live in Barcelona so just booked the room to have somewhere larger to stay whilst my Mum visited. The room was lovely and very clean. Modern design and a large window/ door that opened out onto a communal balcony over looking the street. There was a self check-in system that was...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016

It was good to stay 3nights in a clean and shiny room.The big window was amazing since tha sun was coming inside.Its something that we miss in London. They cleaned the room and we had while we where out which was really handy. Very close to diatonically metro , Costa coffee 10 minutes walking,La Rambla plaza 20minutes on foot. Bad...

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Llanrwst, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Apart from the fact our toilet didn't flush and we couldn't find our room upon arrival everything was absolutely perfect. It's a very clean very modern layout and the lift comes in really handy. The view from the balcony was of the street below and it was really interesting to do a bit of people watching in the evening :)!...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Good location, clean and a very helpful staf. Cheap but you get good value for your money. Close to the metro and you have a foodmarket just one street away. A lot of shops and restaurants in the neighborhood.

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Scotland
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Ding Dong Express for two nights. I had trouble getting in with the automated un-manned check-in but booking.com and the assistant, when he arrived, were helpful. It took 30mins to resolve. The room was very basic but it was clean and sufficient for two nights in the centre of town. There was an air conditioning vent but...

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London
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The location of the hotel is excellent and in a safe area. The room was secure, clean and tidy. But who knew that machines now greet you and provide the room key!? As staff only man the hotel in the day and I arrived late at night, I had to check myself in and search the building to find my...

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Tehran, Iran
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I have never surprised as arriving in Ding dong express as ever. It was 13.30 pm and no one was in the reception !!!! Did not paid for hotel??? ...there is a machine !!!that delivers the room key ... You should search in the building to find your room !! It is better to build such a hotel in SPACE...

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2016

The hotel is basic but very clean and the position is great. In the middle of Barcelona, close to the main boulevard and very short taxi / bus trip to the beach. they have a check in machine as not always you will find someone at the reception but if you call the number someone will come asap.

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DingDong P, Director General at Ding Dong Express, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing DingDong Express for your last stay in Barcelona and for your positive assessment. Your comments about our location, service and quality, are the best reward and encouragement to continue making our guests' stay an unforgettable experience. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay and we are very grateful to you for spending your...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We stayed here in July for 6 nights. The room was small but very clean which is all we required as we spent most our day touring the city. The bed had clean linen along with clean towels and was relatively comfortable. It can get quite noisy in the morning as the city wakes up to get to work but...

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DingDong P, Director General at Ding Dong Express, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing DingDong Expres for your last stay in Barcelona and for your positive assessment. Your comments about our location, service and quality, are the best reward and encouragement to continue making our guests' stay an unforgettable experience. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay and we are very grateful to you for spending your...

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Staying in Gracia

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Gracia
Gracia literally stands out from the pack. It used to be an independent town until late into the 19th century. Though it’s just a short commute away from the centre, a visit here feels like you’re in a whole different city. The bohemian vibe has drawn many international artists to this area, resulting in a wide selection of galleries, live music and artsy boutique stores. The nightlife is centered around the vibrant Gracia’s plaças, where young and old gather to enjoy a drink outside. Carrer de Verdi, its main street, offers affordable restaurants and a movie theatre that screens new as well as classic films in their original language. However Gracia's greatest treasure lies just up the hill at Guell Park, where Antoni Gaudi's vibrant and revolutionary art sculptures stand atop unequaled views of Barcelona.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The DingDong Express hostel is located in the Gracia neighbourhood, one of the most picturesque districts of Barcelona. Located in a classical building renovated in 2011 with a modern and minimalist design. The colour scheme of whites and blues provides a warm and bright atmosphere. The Gracia neighbourhood is 10 minutes on foot from Passeig de Gracia, where you can enjoy a stroll down the long avenue full of shops and modernist monuments like La Pedrera, all the way to Plaza Cataluna, one of the city's main attractions. DingDong Express has a total of 13 rooms divided in doubles and singles. Its modern and functional design, combining blue and white colours, will ensure your stay in Barcelona will be as pleasant as possible. Most of the rooms are exterior with natural light, and some of them have a little balcony. All the rooms have an en-suite bathroom except DDExpress 0, which has a shared bathroom. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ding Dong Express

Address: Riera De Sant Miquel, 74, 08006 Barcelona, Spain (Formerly Apartments FGA Gracia)
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Gracia
Price Range: $86 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ding Dong Express 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Nice shiny room, close to diagonical metro”
 of 5 bubbles keirhnh20, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“pay for two .... arrive ten!!!”
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“You can't really specify a room, as the automatic check in system gives you the room.”
 of 5 bubbles Gaviny218, 7 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Make sure you request your own en-suite when booking if you don't want to share a bathroom with other rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles misslucky13, 9 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Make sure you make it clear what kind of room you want.”
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 of 5 bubbles ChrisLuvzTravelling, 14 Mar 2013 | Read review
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