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.
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How to book Barcelona Central Garden?
We fully recommend Barcelona Central Garden as the top hostel choice for Barcelona!
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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.Barcelona Central Garden, Carrer de Roger de Llúria, 41 08009 Barcelona
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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
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Fun Things to do in Barcelona
When staying at Barcelona Central Garden, there are so many awesome things to do around. Here are the 3 top things to do in Barcelona.
For some of these activities you have to get your ticket in advance. Make sure you don't miss out!
Let us talk about our detailed Barcelona Central Garden review.
Barcelona Central garden is a family-friendly accommodation, also recommended for couples, and solo-travelers looking for a relaxed stay in Barcelona.
Barcelona is our home, and we know the city inside out. Therefore, we created a huge list of:
- 77 cool things to do like riding a Vespa and pillow fighting
- 23 fun things to do including driving a fire red Ferrari (even got you 5% discount)
- 5+3 local secrets to really become a local
- 59 FREE Things to do in Barcelona including live music, museums and events
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Barcelona Central Garden in a review…
Let’s dive into the details of BCN Central Garden.
1. Support 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.
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.
3. staff makes this place unforgettable
In a nutshell: laid-back!
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.
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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.
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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.
How to book Barcelona Central Garden?
We fully recommend Barcelona Central Garden as a top hostel choice for Barcelona!
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FUN Things to do in Barcelona
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