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Located 250 yards from Barcelona's Arc de Triomf and Plaza Urquinaona, Black Swan Hostel offers free snacks, free WiFi and air-conditioned rooms. It has a 24-hour reception and a public area with flat-screen TV.

Fitted with wooden flooring and large floor-to-ceiling windows, rooms boast a rustic décor with modern furniture. The rooms include private lockers with universal plugs, as well as bed linen.

The hostel has a shared bathroom with showers and towels are available at an extra cost.

The property boasts a fully-equipped kitchen with fridge, microwave, oven and hobs. There are also vending machines selling snacks and drink inside the property.

You will find a wide range of restaurants, bars and supermarkets in the surrounding area. Staff can provide information about what to see and do in the city. Public parking is available nearby.

Plaza Catalunya, Ramblas and Gothic district, are 10 minutes’ walk away. The closest metro stations are Urquinaona and Arc de Triomf, just 2 minutes’ walk. Regular buses connecting to Girona Airport and to Costa Brava Coast leave from a bus stop located just 650 yards away.

This is our guests' favourite part of Barcelona, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Black Swan Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 10 Dec 2012.

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About Black Swan Hostel

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  • Is it quiet at night?

    The area is quiet at night despite being very close to the city's pumping nightlife!


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    Answered on 4 December 2019
  • Do you allow check in after midnight?

    Yes, we have reception 24hs!!


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    Answered on 20 February 2020
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Yes, free of charge!


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    Answered on 16 October 2019
  • Hi, is there a kitchen where I can make my own breakfast and dinner?

    Hi there! Yes :) we have a fully equipped kitchen with everything for cooking.


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    Answered on 9 November 2021
  • Hi is it possible to arrive at night time (2 am)?

    Hello there, yes our reception is open 24/7. saludos


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    Answered on 6 October 2021
  • Is there hairdryer available in this hostel?

    Yes


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    Answered on 16 October 2019
  • Hello, is it possible to arrive at night? My fly arrive at 23.55, it’s mean I will be at hostel near 01.00 at night. I will be quite. Thanks.

    hello there, yes no problem at all, our reception is open 24/7


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    Asked about: Bed in 14-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room • Answered on 28 August 2021
  • I want to book the Bed in an 8-Bed Female Dormitory Room, but I see it does not have air conditioning, a safety deposit box, and soundproofing? Is this information correct?

    Hi there! All of our rooms has air conditioning and lockers to keep your things safe, we also sell padlocks if you forgot yours :) We hope you choose us! Black Swan Hostel


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    Answered on 25 August 2021
  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    Yes! Tons of free activities every day! Try salsa classes, join us for a Flamenco show or learn how to cook Paella!


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    Answered on 16 October 2019
  • Is there somewhere private I can lock my bags?

    Hello there. Yes, every bed has his locker! Saludos


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    Asked about: Bed in 8-Bed Female Dormitory Room • Answered on 26 October 2021
  • Hi! do u have pub crawls?

    Hello there! Yes! We have pub crawls every night! We hope to see you soon! BSH


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    Answered on 16 November 2021
  • Is there free breakfast? Or is olive oil provided in the kitchen? And also do you know of any gyms or fitness studio near the hostel? Thank you! :)

    Hello there! No, we have free tea and coffee and also we have free dinner every night at 8pm. We have olive oil and there is a gym called Viva Gym 3 blocks away from the hostel! We hope to see you soon! BSH


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    Answered on 17 November 2021
  • Hi! Is is possible to check-in after 00:00? My fight wil arive at 00:40

    Hello there, yes our recepton is open 24/7. Saludos!


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    Answered on 6 October 2021
  • Do the bunk beds have any curtains on them for privacy? One set of photos has them and then others don't - Very confusing, may want to fix this.

    Hi, All our beds have courtains for privacy.


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    Answered on 25 February 2020
  • Can we book if I m 17 turning 18 in November and my friend is under 18 as well?

    hello there. yes no problem at all!


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    Answered on 22 August 2021
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    Hi, Yes you're welcome to use your own sleeping bag but we provide linens and a blanket free of charge.


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    Answered on 4 December 2019
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    Yes. You can buy one from the reception for 3 euros.


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    Answered on 16 October 2019
  • Hi, do you have cabinets with locks ? For luggages

    Hi! thank you for contact us. We have cabinets in the rooms for each bed and we have a luggage room that you can use to leave your luggage before check-in and after the check-out! Also we sell padlocks :) Black Swan Hostel


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    Asked about: Bed in 14-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room • Answered on 14 August 2021
  • Good Evening, do you offer Airport shuttle to the Airport? What does this price include?

    Hello there! Sorry but as a hostel we do not provide that kind of service! Saludos!


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    Answered on 23 October 2021
  • Hi ! We would like to book a room in your hostel, however we would arrive around 1 - 1.30am. Is that ok?

    Hello there, reception is opened 24 hours, be sure that your reservation is the correct date. we hope to see you soon :) BSH


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    Answered on 21 November 2021
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
What's nearby
  • Arc de Triomf
    0.2 miles
  • Casa Calvet
    0.3 miles
  • Borras Theatre
    0.3 miles
  • Palau de la Musica Catalana
    0.3 miles
  • Chocolate Museum
    0.4 miles
Top attractions
  • Tivoli Theatre
    0.4 miles
  • Picasso Museum
    0.4 miles
  • Plaça Catalunya
    0.5 miles
  • Passeig de Gracia
    0.5 miles
  • Casa Batllo
    0.7 miles
  • Plaça Reial
    0.8 miles
  • Sagrada Familia
    0.9 miles
  • Port Olimpic
    1.1 miles
  • Montjuïc
    1.9 miles
  • Sants Railway Station
    2.1 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Somorrostro Beach
    1 miles
  • Barceloneta Beach
    1.1 miles
  • Sant Miquel Beach
    1.2 miles
  • Nova Icaria Beach
    1.2 miles
  • Sant Sebastian Beach
    1.4 miles
Public transport
  • Train Arc de Triomf - Railway Station
    0.1 miles
  • Metro Arc de Triomf Metro Station
    0.2 miles
  • Metro Tetuan Metro Station
    0.3 miles
  • Metro Urquinaona Metro Station
    0.3 miles
  • Train Estacio del Nord
    0.3 miles
Closest airports
  • Barcelona El Prat Airport
    8.3 miles
  • Girona-Costa Brava Airport
    46.4 miles
  • Reus Airport
    55.6 miles
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Facilities of Black Swan Hostel
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Themed dinner nights
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Pub crawls
  • Billiards
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Filipino
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House rules Black Swan Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

14:00 - 00:00

Check-out

Until 11:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking for more than 6 persons, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Black Swan Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The property is fully adapted for disabled people and wheelchair users. To book a disabled bed, please contact Black Swan Hostel in advance.

Please note bed linen is included in the rate and towels are available at an extra cost.

When booking more than 4 beds, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

FAQs about Black Swan Hostel

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Black Swan Hostel by:

    • Bus 40min

  • Black Swan Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Billiards
    • Pub crawls
    • Bike tours
    • Cooking class
    • Walking tours
    • Themed dinner nights

  • Black Swan Hostel is 950 yards from the centre of Barcelona.

  • Check-in at Black Swan Hostel is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • The prices at Black Swan Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.