Barcelona Central Garden – the small family home in central Barcelona

Do you like cozy, stylish hostels, which feels like home with plenty of friends staying there as well? This 5 Star Hostel in Barcelona will be your home in the Catalan capital. Since 2010, Barcelona Central Garden has been voted as one of the best Hostels worldwide, and the staff is the main reason why this hostel truly deserves these awards.

Barcelona Central garden is a family-friendly accommodation, also recommended for couples, and solo-travelers looking for a relaxed stay in Barcelona.

We are Hostelgeeks, an independent network of 5 Star Hostels. All awarded hostels fit the transparent criteria. South of Barcelona, you will find Valencia Lounge Hostel, the 5 Star Hostel in Valencia.

Let’s dive into the details of BCN Central Garden.

Barcelona Central Garden is a 5 Star Hostel because …

1. here you support the local economy!

Barcelona Central Garden is managed by locals, who work with local organizations to offer you free tours, bike rentals and more. This means whenever you stay here, you’re supporting local industry.

5 Star Hostel Barcelona Central Garden in Barcelona

2. Simple and Cozy Design – just like Home

The hostel design is basic and furnished like with the home of a family with a passion for travel. You can find travel maps from all over the hostel, board games to play, and of course plants – this comes with the name, doesn’t it?!

Related article: 110 design hostels to fall in love with.

Barcelona Central Garden Design Hostel in BCN

3. staff makes this place unforgettable

In a nutshell: The character and vibes coming from the hostel staff are the unique reason why this hostel is a full 5 Star Hostel. Combined with its location, Central Garden is the best hostel for slow-travelers, and people looking for relaxed, cozy accommodation in Barcelona.

4. Meet travelers of all ages

This hostel is your friend in Barcelona with even more friends staying there. The atmosphere is easy-going and relaxed. There are plenty of small events in and around the hostel you can join such as Flamenco or Tapas nights. This is accommodation for genuine travelers and families, not a party hostel in any way. This means you won’t find any Stag or Hen parties or big noisy groups around the hostel.

5. friendly staff give 100% amazing tips

This hostel is way more than just a place to stay. Sit and slow down, get to know your fellow travelers, and even the staff. Whatever you may need, the staff is 100% here for you. They will even send you another confirmation or let’s say information email a couple of days before you arrive to make sure you find the way. They also send you information on how to arrive safely to the hostel and mentions some tourist traps and scams to avoid.

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Wanna stay at Barcelona Central Garden?

We fully recommend this accommodation!

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All Room Types at Barcelona Central Garden

Private Room Types available: Double Room, Budget Twin, 3-Bed Room, 4-Bed Room

Shared Room Types available: 4-Bed Dorm, 5-Bed Dorm, 6-Bed Dorm

Not sure what rooms to expect? Here is our overview to the different room types at hostels.

Hostel Location and Direction

100% downtown BUT: not the tourist center where you do not want to stay! The hostel is located a short 2 minutes walk to the main square of Placa Catalunya, the very heart of Barcelona, and just max. 10 minutes to Arc de Triomf. Therefore it is very simple to reach from both Airports and no hassle to get to.

A couple of days before your arrival, the team of Barcelona Central Garden will send you another email with the full description on how to get to the hostel the easiest way.

Check out the exact location of Barcelona Central Garden directly on Google Maps.

Full address: Carrer de Roger de Llúria, 41 08009 Barcelona

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One thought on “Barcelona Central Garden – the small family home in central Barcelona

  • 02/06/2015 at 14:57

    I actually stayed here, I liked the family atmosphere and the location!!!! I will be back of course when one day I will be able to visit Barcelona again.


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