Residencia Universitaria Nikbor
Check rates and availability for this hostel
Find the best prices for Residencia Universitaria Nikbor from our 5 partners. Show all partners
Travel Blogs from Barcelona
No. Hay. Palabras.
(there are no words)
OMG. What an exhausting, adventurous, fantastic weekend!!
We left for the train station right after classes on Thursday at about 1:30, took the first train from San Lorenzo to Madrid, and from Madrid took the "Ave" (bullet train) to Barcelona. Somehow we managed to get first class Ave …
... but wasn’t sure about the 2.10. I questioned what that was for. The driver then pointed to a big sticker on the rear rightside window displaying the 2012 Barcelona taxi tariffs. There it clearly states “CRUISE LINER QUAY, to/from 2.10.” Okay, so that charge is legitimate. Sometime after 2008, the cruise pier surcharge must have been amended to include arriving taxis in addition to departing taxis. (This now confirms that my April taxi driver ripped me off. ...
... a close quarters seating arrangement, the lights went dark and a small commotion could be heard on stage. When the lights came alive once more, the stage was filled with dancers, guitarists, and singers from end to end. Performing native dances and singing traditional songs from long ago, these artists were putting on quite the show with their hands, feet, and vocal cords; all with buttery-smooth precision. After an hour of nonstop action, the crowd was more than elated and ...
... cool vintage shop for all the top designers. What was once thousands of dollars, is now just hundreds... All the streets in this area she showed us was historically the market area, so they were all named after different vendors. One was the Street of the Shoemaker. I particularly liked that one,
It was also Emma's Birthday this week. We spent the day at the beach with a bunch of people we've all met. It's funny that walking around they ...
... ve ever seen, and my favorite part was the trip up into the towers. Continued by walking to see the other major Gaudi contributions to Barcelona and visited Casa Batllo, which to me was even more interesting than the church. Took a walk down Las Ramblas into the old town for a quick bite to eat and grabbed a bus back to the hotel to rest up for the flight to Seville in the morning.
The half-day was a nice taste of Barcelona and left me wanting to come back and see more.
How has this hostel rated in the past?
TravelPod Member ReviewsResidencia Universitaria Nikbor Barcelona
The rooms were a lot smaller than I expected, but it was also my first hostel. Friendly staff, very safe, clean beds, towels, bathrooms, etc. Only complaint was it was so hot in the rooms! But when we returned the second day they had placed 2 fans in our rooms. Very pleased with my stay!
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.