A 10 Euro per person key deposit is due in cash upon arrival. We don't accept American Express. A small charge for Credit Card payments may apply.
We make every effort to accommodate you in the dormitory size of your choice however, due to the nature of our business we may have to place you in a different-sized dormitory. As a result the balance to be paid upon arrival can be slightly different to what is stated on your confirmation. Such changes will be advised by email prior to your arrival.
We have a 24hr cancellation policy. Cancellations must be made via email before 12 noon the day before the scheduled arrival date. We'll confirm your cancellation or change via return email.
Late check-outs (without prior agreement) may incur a late check-out fee.
No Shows will be charged the first night plus a 1 euro credit card fee. The remaining reservation will be cancelled.
Registration Number: AJ 000512
At helloBCN hostel we believe that choosing a hostel is not just about choosing a place to sleep. We want to make your experience in Barcelona unforgettable. We've created an environment to help you meet other travellers so that you'll never be on your own and our friendly staff are always available to give you tips on the best things to see and do in Barcelona.
We've thought about everything you need for a comfortable stay - large security lockers, breakfast, sheets, WIFI and the use of the guest kitchen, so you don't have to worry about 'hidden extras' when you arrive! We also offer rental services for things like beach and bath towels and bikes so you can be connected even when you’re out and about!
There are many local supermarkets and specialty food stores (eg. fruit and vegetables, bakery) nearby to help you keep within your budget.
And we're opened 24 hours so won't lock you out!
You're sure to make loads of new friends and travel companions in our common room where you can challenge other guests to a game of table tennis (ping pong) or Jenga! And at night relax and enjoy a nice cold beer in the bar - open from 7pm!
Wanting to enjoy the city with other guests! Join in on one of the free walking tours that leave the hostel. Or ask about our organized activities: excursions to the coastal village of Sitges (seasonal), picnics in the park, or just hanging out on the beaches of Barcelona.
We also give tour advice and make reservations for you. Find out from our friendly staff the best way to get to know Barcelona - on bike, bus or just walking through the many narrow streets!
If you've got more time, discover Catalunya! For example, you can go hiking, rock climbing or general sightseeing at magical Montserrat or sea kayaking on the Costa Brava.
We're located only 10 minutes walk from Las Ramblas and only two minutes' walk to the metro/ bus stop (Paral.lel), offering easy access to all tourist attractions including La Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, Casa Batllo, La Pedrera, Montjuic (from which you can enjoy the panoramic views of Barcelona or just chill out in the magical bar at the Migdia lookout), and of course the beach! We're also just a 2 minute walk to two of Barcelona's most popular nightclubs amongst the locals: The Sala Apolo and Sala Plataforma. And if that’s not enough we offer free entry to some of Barcelona’s finest nightclubs – just ask at reception to find out more!
Please read out T&Cs below. Please note, IVA is included in the price of the accommodation. The tourist tax is not included in the price of the accommodation, and is due on check-in.
The hostel address is Lafont Street, number 8 - 10, 08004 Barcelona. We're ideally located behind the popular Apolo Theatre/Sala Apolo.
Below you will find simple instructions on how to find us from the closest metro stop. Then all you will need to know is how to get to Parel•lel metro station from the airport/train station /bus station!
Barcelona Travel Tips: It is more economical to buy a 'T10' (10 trip pass) which is valid for 10 trips on all of Barcelona´s public transport system. It can be used by more than one person.
From Paral.lel Metro station it’s a 2 minute walk to the hostel: Exit the metro following the signs for Nou de la Rambla and look for the Apolo Theatre. Walk behind the Apolo Theatre along the street Nou de la Rambla for one block until you reach the street Vila I Vila. Turn left and immediately right again into Lafont street. The hostel is at number 8 - 10.
From Barcelona airport (El Prat) - please note that Barcelona Airport now has 2 terminals.
From Terminal One:
...By Bus to Parel•Lel Metro Station:
When exiting the arrivals area walk straight ahead and descend the ramp to your left. All the buses leave from here.You can either take the airport express bus (Aerobus) which goes direct to Plaza Espanya or alternatively you can take the 46 Bus which also goes to Plaza Espanya but has various stops along the way. This is also where the T1-T2 Aerobus leaves from. Get off the bus at Plaza Espanya. Take the underground metro line 3 (green) in the direction Trinitat Nova and get off in Paral•lel.
From Terminal Two:
...By Train (To Parel•Lel Metro Station):
Take the airport train to Sants station. Trains run every 30 minutes from 5.42am to 11.38pm (journey time - 30 minutes). You can purchase a T10 (10 trip pass) for at the train station which can be used for the train, metro and buses. Or you can buy a one-way ticket.
At Sants, change to metro line 3 (green) in the direction Trinitat Nova and get off in Paral•lel.
...By Bus (To Parel•Lel Metro Station):
You can take the Aerobus from just outside the arrivals terminal which goes direct to Plaza Espanya or alternatively you can take the 46 Bus which also goes to Plaza Espanya but has various stops along the way. Get off the bus at Plaza Espanya. Take the underground metro line 3 (green) in the direction Trinitat Nova and get off in Paral•lel.
From the main bus station - Nord Station:
(NB. some buses come into Sants - the main train station. See below for directions from Sants)
Take metro line 1 (red), to Universidad. Change to line 2 (purple) going in the direction of Paral•lel and get off in the last station (Paral•lel).
From the main train station - Sants Station:
Walk through to the metro station and take line 3 (green) going in the direction of Trinitat Nova and get off in Paral•lel.
From France Station (Franca): Exit the station and cross the road to take bus number H14, direction Parel•lel. Get off at the last stop - look out for the Apolo Theatre. Follow instructions from metro stop above.
From the Port: Take bus number 20 at the World Trade Centre in the Moll of Barcelona. It's just two stops. Look out for the Apolo Theatre. Follow instructions from metro stop above.
We are ideally located between La Rambla and Montjuic, just behind the Apolo Theatre on Av Parallel (metro stop Parallel). We're just a hop, skip and a jump to Montjuic, the site of the 92 Olympics, and a Leisurely walk (or short bus ride for those of you who just want to take it easy) to the beach!
Registration Number: AJ 000512
At helloBCN hostel we believe that choosing a hostel is not just about choosing a place to sleep. We want to make your experience in Barcelona unforgettable. We've created an environment to help you meet other travellers so that you'll never be on your own and our fri