Thomas is very friendly and helpful. He goes over a map with you so you are familiar with the neighborhood. He helped us with our luggage. The room and bathroom are squeaky clean, and the room has coffee/tea making facilities, a hair dryer, A/C, TV, fridge, etc.
Local travel and culture gurus. The city centre cosy hostal ( 100m from Ramblas) run by Spanish Australians, been here for 25 years, founded by Maria, honorary mayor president of Baton Rouge L.A.
Ideal for couples and families with kids looking for good budget accommodation in a relaxed atmosphere.
They are also publishers of their own online travel guide.
They have shared facilities and private facilities.
For the shared facilities they have 3 rooms that share two bathrooms. In most of the rooms they have washbasins. Take a peak at the picture.They are non smoking .
'Charming tiny family establishment'
Lets go says
'Maria the gregarious English speaking owner and an Honourable mayor president of Baton Rouge, LA, shows she cares with embroidered sheets and curtains, a spotless bathroom etc '
The private facilities have ac, tv radio, tea and coffee making facilities and a little fridge.
Please note that we close reception at midnight and new arrivals (only check ins) after this time will not be allowed.Checked in guest have keys. Please provide us with an accurate arrival time. case you cannot make it, no worries , just give us a call.
Please specify the most accurate arrival time possible.
Please note that we close reception at midnight and new arrivals(only check ins) after this time will not be allowed.CHECKED IN GUESTS HAVE KEYSPlease provide us with an accurate arival time.In case you cannot make it, no worries , just give us a call.
We are non smoking.
Shortened stays not accepted.
Your credit card must be valid all the way until your check out of the hostal, we reserve the right to cancel the reservation if the credit card is no longer valid.
Ronda Universidad no 11, 4o1ª 08007
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Thomas is very friendly and helpful. He goes over a map with you so you are familiar with the neighborhood. He helped us with our luggage. The room and bathroom are squeaky clean, and the room has coffee/tea making facilities, a hair dryer, A/C, TV, fridge, etc. Everything you need! The room we stayed in was right on the main road, but with the shutters closed at night it was quiet and dark. We loved being so close to the action. The hotel is walking distance to Placa Catalunya, where there are hundreds of restaurants and bars, shopping, department stores, entertainment, etc. To top it all off, Thomas reimbursed us **personally** when a hotel he booked us into due to a mix-up at his own hotel went wrong - not many hoteliers would do that!
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The hostal residencia australia was great. The location is fanatastic as it is only 2 or 3 blocks from the Plaza del Catalunya as well as a half block from the University metro station 9 (RED LINE).
Our host, Thomas, was quite accomadating and he has a funny wit that keeps you laughing. He went above and beyond the call of duty as my wife got him to model some shirts that we purchased as gifts for others.
The rooms are decent with a good amount of space and all the comforts you need for your stay. We had a double room with shared bathroom and it worked out quite well. There is storage for you bags, a little tv that will play english television if you so wish, a shared refrigerator for food & drink, as well as wifi. There was no air-conditioning in our room but we had a ceiling fan that more that made up for it.
We would definitely recommend this place.
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This hostal was extremely convenenient, a fair sized room (if a bit old and homely)and the owner was extremely helpful.
Would stay there again and would recommend.
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