Opera Hostal Barcelona

Sant Pau 20, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08001, Spain and Canary Islands | Hostel
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Birthday week-end

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Fly at 2.30pm from Milan... Arrive in Barcelona: 4pm. In the airport there isn't metro, but a train will take you at Barcellona Saints - metro station. At 6pm we saw the Carnival along the Rambla!!! Very funny! People are very friendly! We saw a lot of monuments, strange people, Gaudi's works, performers, ... We will counseil you to rent a bike to …

General random thoughts on Barcelona - coming

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Barcelona general comments - can't remember if I have said any of this already. The Ramblas - it is so full of people it is hard to move. The Ramblas is where you find street artists - the ones that dress up, paint their faces and freeze until you pay them money and then they 'perform'. Also there are lots of restaurants or cafés with people …

Soft Landing!

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DAY 1: London Heathrow airport -> Barcelona It turned out that the BA staff did not lie (I would write a complaint letter if he did~~) and gave me an EMERGENCY EXIT aisle seat on the wing! Wow I thought, an emergency exit aisle for a long haul flight: it means plenty of leg room to stretch for the 10+ hours flight... ?Ii?A2! At that moment I …

Sagrada Familia

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... Especially coming from the night before Jess and I were a little disappointed. All the guys ended up putting on their aggressive and bold pants that night. Holy cow we just bombarded by everyone. Jess and I go outside to sit and take a break, but that didn't last for long because these guys started talking to us from the next table over. This French guy came over and asked what I did. I told him I did not have a ...

The city that never sleeps...Barcelona, Spain

A travel blog entry by stephaniegaul

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... not to jump or move when we put our feet into the tank, which was REALLY hard not to. As soon as I put my feet into the tank I didn't know whether to laugh, cry, or scream! I was probably squirming for the first 5 minutes solid. First off I'm not a fan of fish or feet, so when it's a mixture of both I was a little freaked out. I finally got use to it, after all my squirming, but it actually became really relaxing. I would rather do a fish pedicure than any other pedicure from now ...

Location

This hostel, located in the El Raval area of Barcelona, is near Las Ramblas, Mercat Sant Josep, Cook and Taste, and Grand Theater of the Lyceum (Gran Theatre del Liceu).
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Opera Hostal Barcelona

    Excellent for the price

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    Me and husband and our three children just came back from Barcelona and Hostal Opera. I found the hotel at this site, and it was grreeeaaat!

    Everything that the other readers say: clean, quiet, nice and super well located, right in the middle of the Ramblas. They don't provide a cribb, so our two year-old son slept on a sleeping bag on the floor.

    The room is spacious and the air conditioner and the shower work very well, so no problem even with all these children. We paid 85 euros per night and were absolutely pleased -- outside, the heat was 40 degrees.

    Don't go without air conditioner.

    Location, location, location

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    My husband and I spent six days in Barcelona in June 2003. Having read positive reviews of the Hostal Opera on this website, we decided to stay there. We are so glad we did!

    Highly recommended

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    We decided on the Opera on the strength of the other reviews on this site, and we weren't disappointed. It's amazingly clean, easy to arrange a booking beforehand, and once you get there the staff are very helpful. The location really is perfect too, exactly halfway down the Ramblas (at the nice end of, it has to be said, a very dodgy street.)My only gripe, and it's a minor one, would be the thinness of the walls - we heard a tremendous racket whenever our neighbour had a shower (which she seemed to do at least two or three times a day). But having said that, we didn't hear any noise from outside. OK, so you could get a cheaper room than this in the city. But you'd be hard pushed to find anywhere even remotely near as good as the Opera for the same price. A big thumbs up!

    A very nice hostal

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    I will come back here, because the price-quality is very good.Its very clean, a quit place, 20 m frm the ramblas, central in the city, friendly people in the hostal.

    Very cheap, very clean, very central - what more could you ask for ?

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    Just came back from staying here for 2 nights. I originally found this place via this very website, so thought I would do my bit with a review. I would heartily recommend this hostal to any visitor to barcelona. It's cheap (55 euros for a double room per night), VERY clean, and the staff are charming and helpful.We had a double room which also contained a single bed and a tiny balcony which looked out onto the Carrer de Sant Pau. Very nice room, and certainly more than I expected for the price. It also had an air conditioning unit, though opening the balcony doors worked better !It's ideally located, right near the Liceu metro stop, and only a short work from all the fun and games Barcelona has to offer.You should telephone them to make a reservation. Don't worry if you don't speak Spanish - they'll have a go at whatever language you speak. Make sure you call the day before you arrive to confirm.In short - an ideal low-budget place to stay in the heart of the city.

    Brilliant hostel

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    Stayed at the Opera in July 2001, very central, room was fantastic, very clean, very secure, value for money and I would recomend anyone to stay here!

    Clean, Smart, Loved it!

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    Just came back from there 16/03/03 and have to say EXCELLENT value for money, friendly multilingual staff, rooms are fairly basic but very very clean, whole place has recently been refurbished so feels like new. Centrally located, an excellent deal, rooms facing street can be quite noisy...

    Clean, friendly, secure - a good deal

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    Hostal Opera is a nice, clean and modern (marble entrace way, and sliding glass doors) place for tourists weary of seedy hostal in insecure places.

    The staff is very accomodating (you don't even have to go to a tourist office). The rooms are plain and simple, but not expansive.

    ANd you can get a private bedroom and nice bathroom for yourself for 50 euros. It also has a parking lot which is cheaper than public parking lots.

    The location is great: right off Las Ramblas, and the metro system.

    A great place for the $

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    I couldn't find much information about this hostel, but took a chance. Three of us stayed in one room at this and we were all very pleased with our visit. The location is wonderful! The room was very clean with tiled flooring, a private bath, and A/C. It is located on a side street off the Ramblas which made it very quiet at night and in the morning. The decor is "blah" and no bedside lamp annoying. But the staff was very kind and helpful. I would return again to be sure.

    Try it, you'll like it!

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    I stayed at hostel Opera last summer (2001) and was incredibly impressed. Its location is central(10 metres from Las Ramblas) and secure. You enter the hostel through stylish glass doors passing two bay trees flanking the entrance.There is a smart security desk and the rooms are clean and spacious. The showers are powerful but most importantly, the air conditioning units keep the rooms deliciously cool-in fact, much better than a lot of the 3 star hotels we stayed in. A safe bet. Try it, you'll like it!

    TripAdvisor Reviews Opera Hostal Barcelona

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent