Stay in the heart of Barcelona Excellent location – show map

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Located 800 feet 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 features 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 1,950 feet away.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Black Swan Hostel has been welcoming guests since Dec 10, 2012

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Barcelona, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5!


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Black Swan Hostel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Somorrostro Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    1 miles from property
  • Barceloneta Beach

    Barceloneta Beach

    7.9 Good beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Sant Miquel Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Nova Icaria Beach

    Nova Icaria Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Sant Sebastian Beach

    8.0 Very good beach
    1.4 miles from property
  • Bogatell Beach

    Bogatell Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    1.4 miles from property
  • Mar Bella Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    1.7 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Is it quiet at night?
    The area is quiet at night despite being very close to the city's pumping nightlife!
    Answered on December 4, 2019
  • 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!
    Answered on October 16, 2019
  • Do you allow check in after midnight?
    Yes, we have reception 24hs!!
    Answered on February 20, 2020
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    Yes, free of charge!
    Answered on October 16, 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
    Answered on August 29, 2021
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Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Amenities of Black Swan Hostel
  • Shared kitchen
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Bar crawls
  • Pool table
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Polish

House rules Black Swan Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 12:00 AM


Until 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking for more than 6 people, 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.

When booking rooms for 4 guests or more, 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

  • Check-in at Black Swan Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Black Swan Hostel is 2,800 feet from the center of Barcelona.

  • The prices at Black Swan Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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

    • Pool table
    • Bar crawls
    • Bike tours
    • Cooking class
    • Walking tours
    • Themed dinners