Ratings based on 8 Verified Reviews
They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
4.5 Room cleanliness
3.6 Service & staff
4.0 Room comfort
4.1 Hotel condition
They paid and stayed.
for Getaway With Friendsby Doris
New Hostel in good locationPosted Sep 22, 2012 on Hotels.com
The rooms and beds are nice, unfortunately there is Air Con in the whole hostel, which cannot be controlled by the guests, it was quite cold in the rooms and it was very difficult to get some blankets from the receptionist. The washing rooms are quite small with only one sink working, they would need more cleaning. I was quite dissappointed, especially with the unfriendly staff, I did not feel welcome in this hostel.
for Personal Eventby Chris
Posted Aug 23, 2012 on Hotels.com
for Personal Eventby A verified traveler
Posted Jul 9, 2012 on Hotels.com
Not very easy to find, doesn't hav a sign out. Overall, staff were very nice, the hostel was very clean, close to main st, and very close to aerobus station, easy to get to and from Barcelona airport!
for Getaway With Friendsby Jennifer
PERFECT location! Clean place and nice staffPosted May 26, 2012 on Hotels.com
Great place in a great location. 2/3 staff were great, handsome guys! One other guy was too serious and never smiles but the other 2 make up for it. Rooms didn't have much space but they were clean and there was a place under your bed to lock up bags. (bring your own lock or you can rent one). Small kitchen and not much space for socializing (not t.v. corner or couch) but there were 4 computers that you could use for free! The rates were good for what you get. It was pretty quiet at night. Lights out at 11pm. Super great location. Only a 5 minute walk to the beautiful gothic quarter. Would definitely recommend it!
for Everyoneby Jaime
Perfect location in Barcelona!Posted Mar 8, 2012
Cons: some members of the staff
Location: it is really close to La Rambla and lots of clubs, very well located!
It has a great price-value relation. The guy in the front desk in the mornings is a little bit rude, but everything changes with the guy who is in charge in the afternoons, really friendy, nice, willing to help.
for Everyoneby A verified traveler
New to hostels...Posted Mar 5, 2012
Cons: Sharing showers
Location: Fantastic, close to underground and easy walk to La Ramblas
I don't mnormally stay in hostel's but due to a lack of accomodation and absoburent rates, I decided to stay in Hip Karma. What a pleasant suprise. It is well located, neat and clean and staff is friendly and helpfull. I'm used to my privacy (which i missed dearly) but all and all, a wonderfull experience.
Recommendedby A verified traveler from Canada
Good spotPosted Aug 14, 2010
Hip Karma is greatly located, a short walk to most attractions. Subway and bus systems are close. The bed dividers are great but at the same time isolate each client. There is no lounge area but the kitchen is clean and has a TV (cable is hard to get to work and sometimes employees can't even fix it!). Computers are accessible until 11pm which is GREAT. Very quiet and a good place to catch up on sleep. Do not expect to meet new people there or a traveling buddy as the set up does not entice this. Finally, I was VERY disappointed with the fact that on check out day you cannot use ANY of the facilities (computers and kitchen). They will store your bag but that's it. So past 11am, you are done and HAVE to eat out and use internet cafes. If I would have known this, I would have stayed elsewhere as my plane was at 10pm. I thought it was expensive but it is BARCELONA after all. In the end, I would recommend this place for people that travel with others or that is looking for solitude.
Recommendedby A verified traveler from Nashville, TN
Clean, quiet hostel in a good locationPosted Feb 17, 2010
Not crowded and the owner/manager was very friendly. Close to the Metro and within 10 minutes walking of La Ramblas. Super cheap yet very very clean. I was impressed. Best hostel I've ever stayed at, though if you're looking to socialize not recommended, as it is quiet and peaceful.