Average Rating Fantastic
Atmosphere 9.1
Staff 9.3
Location 9.4
Cleanliness 9.2
Facilities 9.2
Safety 9.4
Value 9.2

Barcelona - Alternative Creative Youth Hostel Barcelona

Ronda Universitat 17, Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, 08007 - Show map


Hostel overview

Our hostel is a place for cultural exchange welcoming all travellers who come to Barcelona to experience the city's artistic and cultural treasures. The ACYH is the perfect base from where to start your discovery of this magnificent city rich in history, music events, exhibitions, art venues, etc. If you are looking for a cozy, super central, safe and clean hostel, then the ACYH is the perfect place for you. Here staff truly cares about your experience and is always available and happy to help.


The ACYH is right in the heart of Barcelona, just a few steps from the famous street "Las Ramblas" and the main square "Plaza Catalunya", which is the last stop of the airport shuttle bus. Main attractions like "Casa Batlló" or "La Pedrera", public transportation (airport shuttle, metro, bus, train), 24h supermarkets, bars and restaurants are all reachable in a short stroll form the hostel. You can even walk to the beach in 30 minutes going down the beautiful and world famous La Rambla.

  • Free City tours
  • Free City maps
  • Free Internet / wi-fi
  • Free Linen
  • Free Lockers in common areas
Dreta da l'Eixample Quadrat d'Or Distrito 2
Barcelona Pavilion (2.26 Km) Las Ramblas (0.83 Km) Columbus Monument (0.83 Km) Casa Batlló (0.54 Km) Casa Milà (1.01 Km) Torre Agbar (2.66 Km) Sagrada Família (1.98 Km) Park Güell (3.18 Km)
Great For
  • Great for city breaks
  • Great for walking
  • Great for family breaks

Info & Price

The hostel was not only created to provide budget accommodation but also to be a meeting place for people from all walks of life. Together they can set off to discover Barcelona’s uncountable attractions. The staff at the ACYH is there to help with your journey through Barcelona and truly cares about each traveller's experience. Our mission is to show you Barcelona from a different side.

  • Check-in time
    Hours when check-in is available:
    • Days: Every day
    • Start: 2:00 PM
    • End: 7:00 AM
  • Check-out time
    Hours when check-out is available:
    • Days: Every day
    • Start: 12:00 AM (Midnight)
    • End: 11:00 AM

Local tax (Not included): €0.75 cost per guest per day

The ACYH was created from the desire to offer affordable accommodation to open-minded, adventurous, young travellers who visit Barcelona to appreciate its history and cultural as well as to share their culture and stories with other like-minded travellers. Our hostel is a fun but not a party hostel where the notion of respect is central to the hostel's philosophy.

For bookings of 8 guests or less:
Front desk:
Minimum age of at least 1 person to check in at the front desk: 16 years old

All ages are accepted

Private rooms:
All ages are accepted

Payment type accepted: Mastercard, Visa, American Express, JCB, Cash, Visa Electron, Maestro

Check-in is after 14:00. Check-out is at 11:00. Please be aware that late check-outs will be charged another night.
We refuse admission to drunken, misbehaving or filthy persons.
Note that the age limit is 45. We accept minors but they need to be accompanied by an adult or provide parental authorisation to stay at the hostel.

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