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Alternative Creative Youth Hostel

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 May 2013

This was my second stay at the Alternative Creative Youth Home and it was even better than the first time :) As a solo female traveler I felt very comfortable and safe there. The staff is very caring, the place is cleaned daily and the atmosphere is very relaxed. They play good music and above all the hostel is right...

Thank Angela T
Reviewed 29 April 2013

A friend recommend me this place and It was not just good was a great place, quiet, safe, clean, free internet, great location besides plaza catalunya. Friendly people and good prices. We are already planning this summer to visit Barcelona again thanks to this great experience.

Thank Antonio U
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 April 2013

Stayed at Alternative Creative Youth Home Hostel and had a great time, staff were very friendly and helpful, all the facilities you could ask for (fast wifi etc), very clean, fun but still quiet for sleeping. Great central location, can't rate this place too highly! A special mention for Al and Michele! Just great. Love Barcelona!

Thank Brett H
College Station, Texas
Reviewed 23 April 2013

After six nights staying in this lovely place and finding many friends( travelers and hostels staffs) there, I can definitely say this is the must see place in Barcelona just like Church of the Sacred Family, because of its great guys like Al, Michele, Ali, Eryca. in first moment when we arrived there Michele talked briefly about the city attractions,...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 23 April 2013

Alternative Creative Youth Home hostel is the best youth hostel in Barcelona Spain. Friendly staff, clean, safe, located in a great location in downtown Barcelona. Free use of computers in hostel and they provide a free fast wireless internet. Highly recommended!

Thank Sarah S
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 22 April 2013

Great location, good management, clean, comfortable and an awesome place to meet fun likeminded backpackers. Stayed here for 4 nights and met some really cool friends that I'm yet in touch with. ACYH gave me a decent sized locker to keep my valuables safe. The friendly staff helped me with my laundry too. They helped me figure out getting around...

Thank Jayesh S
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 20 April 2013

We had a great stay here! Super friendly staff, clean and mondern rooms, kitchen, etc.! You start to feel at home straight away! Plus - perfect location in the middle of the city centre in a wonderful building!

Thank patcy01
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 14 April 2013

If you are looking for an awesome place to stay in Barcelona - this is it! It's comfty, clean and has a great open minded atmosphere.The location is right in the center, so almost all the sightseeing spots are easy to reach within short walking distance. The staff is very helpfull and friendly - they give a warm welcome and...

Thank EtephaNie
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 14 April 2013

Me and my girlfriend stayed at alternative creative youth hostel for 5 nights. This is really a great place to be in Barcelona. Its location is awesome in the centre and not far from the beach and sights this beautiful city has to offer. The hostel is really clean and Al is a great guy, totally open and providing us...

Thank Noman N
Haifa, Israel
Reviewed 12 March 2013

I read so many reviews here at tripadvisor and I'm so glad I choose to stay at this hostel. Just amazing in every aspect (great location in the center of everything, clean rooms and spaces, friendly and helpful stuff) I truly recommend this place for anyone that arrives to Barcelona.

Thank bmoranit

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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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Situated in a beautiful heritage building in a fantastic location, right in the heart of the city, the Alternative Creative Youth Hostel is the perfect base from which to enjoy the city and make the most of its incredible opportunities. The hostel was created to offer affordable accommodation especially to open-minded, adventurous, young people. ... more   less 

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Address: Ronda Universitat 17, entresol - 3 | (Ring One of the Green Bells on the Bottom Row), 08007 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Eixample
Price Range: £35 - £181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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Atlanta, Georgia
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“room number 1 and 2”
203elizav, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Rooms were great and mattresses were new and comfortable! We stayed in the 8 beds dorm room.”
laurawO6628VT, 29 May 2014 | Read review
“Rooms are dorm style. Even then it was a great experience.”
503jasmineb, 2 Oct 2013 | Read review
“I think all three rooms were the same (8 beds in each of them).”
Zengaa, 22 Jul 2013 | Read review
“we stayed in room number one with six other travelers which was great, have no idea about the sleep quality in other rooms”
aminalizadeh, 23 Apr 2013 | Read review
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