As you plan to visit Barcelona, you may be looking for a cheap, great hostel. With this guide, you can find the most affordable, and most reliable place to stay. Barcelona is a beautiful city filled with culture, food, football, and nightlife. Barcelona has many great hostels located in some of the main parts of the city. But, the trouble is finding one that is best for you. This guide definitely has a hostel that fits you perfectly.


Cheap great hostel-Sant Jordi1. Sant Jordi Hostel Rock Palace

Around €24.90+ per person

To start this list, Sant Jordi Hostel Rock Palace has to be the most stylish hostel we’ve ever seen! This hostel is unique because it is completely dedicated to rock and roll. It may appreciate classic rock, but the hostel itself is modern, with Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, and computers available for use! Sant Jordi Hostel Rock Palace also includes world class services, a great location in Eixample, and a rooftop pool which is perfect for cooling off in the summer. Eixample is a safe area, and the staff is always around to make sure everything is maintained.

Furthermore, the location is near some of the popular parts of Barcelona including Placa De Cataluyna and Passieg de Gracia. This hostel is also located near the metro, making transportation around the city easy!

There is a guitar collection and famous bar and rock themed areas to hang out at during your stay. This hostel is accommodating and stylish if you’re someone who appreciates the art of music, and a lively environment. The rooms are soundproofed, and they have lockers, luggage storage, and outlets.


Cheap Great Hostel- Mediterranean Youth Hostel Barcelona2. Mediterranean Youth Hostel 

Around €20.16+ per person

This hostel is affordable yet luxurious for youth. The Mediterranean Hostel combines it all: a perfect location, great services and clean facilities!

to start, this great hostel prides itself when it comes to having an amazing location, yet also being very safe. Mediterranean hostel is walking distance to all the main parts of attractions in Barcelona: Sagrada Familia, Placa de Cataluyna, and Las Ramblas. With that being said, the hostel is also in a primarily residential location, giving you the best of both worlds. This gives an escape from the touristy scene, where you can find cheaper restaurants, and have a quiet sleep!

To add, the hostel also has free Wi-Fi, dinners and parties every night, and free walking tours every morning, making it truly an unbeatable bargain! There are also free linens and lockers available during your stay.


Generator Hostel Barcelona3. Generator Barcelona

Around €53+ per room

Generator Barcelona has a great atmosphere, and is perfect for the modern-day traveler who is looking to see, and experience the heart of Barcelona! Since Generator is a chain of hostels around the world, they are a reliable choice to provide you with a great stay. They are known around the world for being safe. Located in Gracia, near many shops and restaurants, the area around this hostel never stops moving with people.

Additionally, this modern hostel is also cozy and comfortable (with good beds of course).

Free Wi-Fi and private lockers are also available. Generator Barcelona has 24-hour reception, and is always ready to help you with any of your needs. There is a reason why this hostel is one of the top yet affordable hostels in the whole city!

If you’re looking for a more luxurious stay, Generator Barcelona also offers a penthouse apartment.


Black Swan Hostel Barcelona4. Black Swan

Prices around €38+ per person 

Black Swan is definitely a top hostel. It has a bit of a different location than the other hostels located near Arc de Triomf, but still is only a 10-minute walk to the center of the city! The Arc de Triomf is a major tourist attraction and has a beautiful park and zoo right next to it. It is also close to the Picasso museum, one of Barcelona’s top attractions. Surrounded by some of the best restaurants in Barcelona, the Black Swan offers many options for delicious tapas and Barcelona’s famous sangria!

The metro is close for easy access to the rest of the city, but it is a close walk towards the beach, if you want a relaxing day by the sea. The staff at Black Swan are committed to making your Barcelona experience perfect.

The hostel includes Wi-Fi, linens, luggage storage and city maps. The fully equipped kitchen is a highlight, but there are also cooking lessons and movie nights available.  Black Swan makes your hostel experience feel like a stay at an expensive 5-star hotel. That is unbeatable!


Hostel- Urbany Hostel5. Urbany Hostel

Around €24.21+ per person

Last but not least, Urbany Hostel is amongst some of the best here in Barcelona. Urbany Hostel lavish luxuries include a rooftop pool, a bar and lounge area. It is located in central city area and is close to the metro. Urbany has received many positive reviews, and others who have stayed at Urbany Hostel can confirm it’s a great choice. The staff are all helpful and ready to assist you. The hostel is also convenient for people flying into Barcelona, since the hostel is near airport transportation. There are 24-hour security cameras, and keycard access for the main door!

To add, Urbany has Pink rooms, which are female only dorms with the added essentials for girls for example, vanity mirrors, hair straighteners, and a hairdryer! Urbany Hostel has a guest kitchen, common rooms with computers, flat screen TV, exercise room, indoor pool, and a pool table.

For such low prices, terrace views, and accommodations such as lockers, and central location, Urbany is a great choice.

Barcelona is a city everyone must visit multiple times in their lifetime. There is always something to do, something to see, and some place to be. It has some of the most amazing cultural architecture and museums, but also has trendy shops. No matter who you are, Barcelona is perfect for you. If you’re traveling alone there are plenty of ways to meet friends in Barcelona. One way could be playing a game of pick up football with other people from around the world. The organization CeleBreak, based in Barcelona, provides this opportunity (find out more at ). Come check out the city today without breaking the bank.