With so much to see and do in this wonderful city, you’re going to need a fabulous Barcelona hostel that’s right in the heart of it all. The stunning Gaudi architecture, the tree-lined boulevards and the fabulous bars and cafes mean you’ll need a comfortable place to rest.
Finding affordable accommodation can sometimes be a struggle in Barcelona, but with these awesome, cheap hostels we’re pretty sure you’ll find the best hostel for you.
10. Generator Barcelona
The Generator Barcelona hostel offers stylish accommodation with a modern feel. The dorms have comfy bunks, each with privacy screen and lockable storage, and also private electric sockets and reading lights. Each dorm has en-suite facilities and you can also choose private rooms, with some having balconies!
It’s a fabulous location, within easy reach of the metro and within walking distance of La Sagrada Familia (which you can see from the 7th floor!) and the trendy Eixample district.
The staff in the travel shop will help guide you to the best bars and sights, and will even take you on a guided walking tour through the streets of Barcelona!MORE INFO
9. Itaca Hostel
If you’re looking for one of the best hostels in Barcelona, then Itaca hostel is the place to be. This Barcelona hostel is right in the heart of the city, offering clean, quiet dorms and free wifi.
There’s a common room, as well as a bar, and on Thursdays the staff make sangria, which is free to all guests! It’s in a fantastic location, just a short walk from many of the sights, including La Rambla and the Gothic Quarter, and Passeig de Gracia and Barcelona Cathedral. You can even walk to the beach!MORE INFO
8. Bed & Bike Barcelona
So you want to see the sights and experience the Spanish culture. Well, at this fab Barcelona hostel you can; in style!
Not only are the dorm rooms clean, comfortable and spacious but they have personal power sockets and individual lockers. The best thing about this hostel is the bike rental – it’s free! Although for stays from June through September, there’s a 7 euro per day charge.
This budget friendly hostel will even arrange free cycling tours Barcelona. It’s a quiet hostel that’s just a short walk from La Sagrada Familia and the Eixample district.MORE INFO
7. Pars Tailor’s Hostel
This awesome hostel is in an excellent location and is a great place to hang out after a day of Barcelona sightseeing. Pars Tailor’s hostel has clean, comfortable dorms, free wifi and is designed in the quirky theme of a 1930s tailor shop. The lockers are free and there is a cozy lounge space, as well as a sun terrace.
There are tons of restaurants and trendy cafes in the area and it’s just a short stroll to La Rambla and Plaza Catalunya.
Pars Tailor’s hostel also organizes regular activities, such as pub crawls and family dinners, so it’s easy to get to know other travelers.MORE INFO
6. Pars Teatro Hostel
If you’re looking for a fun, cool place to relax, then the Pars Teatro Barcelona hostel is just the place.
This trendy hostel offers clean, comfortable dorm rooms with vintage decor and an old theater theme. The theme carries through the building, with their cozy lounge/cafe area.
Situated right near the port and the aquarium, Pars Teatro hostel is just a short walk from the Gothic Quarter and the beach. The popular hostel has fun activities almost every day, including sangria nights, beach parties and sunset walks.MORE INFO
5. Rodamon Barcelona Center
The Rodamon Barcelona is rated as one of the best hostels in Barcelona and it’s easy to see why. It has a chic style that makes it seem more of a trendy boutique hotel than a hostel.
You can choose from private rooms with en-suite or shared dorms, and there is free wifi throughout. The large common room is a fantastic place to meet people and there’s a fully equipped kitchen.
Don’t miss out on the fabulous sun terrace, where you can chill out in comfy swing chairs. Plus, this fabulous Barcelona hostel is right in the heart of the city!MORE INFO
4. Black Swan
So, you want to experience the Spanish culture and cuisine during your stay in a hostel. Well, the Black Swan might be the best hostel for you.
This friendly, budget-friendly hostel not only has clean, spacious dorms and modern facilities, but you can also learn how to make typical Spanish cuisine, such as paella, in the free cooking classes hosted at the Black Swan hostel.
You even get free tea, coffee and juice, as well as cereal, every morning! As soon as you step outside the Black Swan, you’ll be in the heart of Barcelona, with plenty of attractions within walking distance.MORE INFO
3. Casa Gracia Barcelona Hostel
Located in the center of the city, on the famous Passeig de Gracia, surrounded by stylish cafes and boutiques, this popular Barcelona hostel offers private rooms and dorms styled with chic, modern furnishings in a grand, characteristic building.
All of the rooms are en-suite, with some having balconies, and there are free in-room lockers, towels and wifi.
Casa Gracia has a 24 hour reception and hosts a number of activities for you to get to know your fellow travelers and the city.MORE INFO
2. Hostel One Paralelo
This laid-back hostel is located just a short distance from the Barcelona port and surrounded by lovely parks.
Not only do you get free wifi, lockers, towels and a contemporary pod style bunk, the friendly staff will also give you fun activities and, wait for it, regular free dinners!
There’s plenty of space to relax, with three different common rooms and a fully equipped kitchen that you can access 24 hours a day. Plus, Barcelona’s main tourist attractions can be reached on foot!MORE INFO
1. Yeah Hostel Barcelona
Now, this is the best hostel in Barcelona if you want to be near Gaudi’s famous La Sagrada Familia and La Pedrera, as they’re both just a few minutes away on foot. It’s also right next to the Eixample district, where you’ll find trendy bars and cafes.
This top-rated Barcelona hostel will organize walking tours by day or night and will offer you comfortable accommodation in en-suite rooms with modern furnishings. There’s a well-equipped kitchen and a friendly bar, where you can chill before heading out or relax after a long day.MORE INFO