• City view
  • Pet friendly
  • Free WiFi
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key card access
  • Daily housekeeping

Generator Barcelona is located 1640 feet from the fashionable Passeig de Gracia Avenue. The hostel offers a 24-hour reception, free private lockers in shared dormitories and free Wi-Fi in public areas. Diagonal and Verdaguer metro stations are within 5 minutes’ walk from Generator Barcelona. The Gràcia district, which has plenty of boutique shops and bars, is only 656 feet away. Both private rooms and dormitories have air conditioning and heating, as well as individual power sockets and reading lamps for each bed. Female-only dormitories include hairdryers and other amenities. They also feature an private bathroom, a sink and a mirror. Bed linen is included, while towels can be rented at the reception. Dormitories are available for guests over 18 years old. Guests can have a daily breakfast for an extra cost. Generator Barcelona also has a communal lounge and a luggage storage service.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Generator Barcelona has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Nov 23, 2012
Hotel chain/brand:
Generator Hostels

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Barcelona, this property has an excellent location score of 8.9!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian


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Room Type
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 1
This property is taking steps towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Barcelona
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Ioan
    Friendly staff, good location, check-in and out procedures could be made online, clean, and the bathroom in the room, which was separated from the shower.
  • Sara
    The hostel had a lovely vibe. Private room was spacious, comfortable and clean. We had a room with terrace which was nice. Metro station was around 7 mins walk.
  • Saundra
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Walking distance to so many points of interest, helpful staff, well appointed room with exception of no closet.
  • Athar
    Very helpful and friendly staff. A very lively place to stay, easy to meet and get to know other travellers. Location was great as well! Close to the metro with many bars and restaurants in the vicinity.
  • Mohamed
    The social environment for the visitors from different countries.
  • W
    Nothing. I needed to leave, find another place and move there.
  • Michaela
    The location was perfect. I like the concept of the hostel, little cafeteria, places ti hang out, bar, parties. Everything that can help for a better experience. It was clean and warm. Stuff was helpful.
  • Mariam
    I loved how caring was the staff, they made my stay comfortable.The location was great
  • Megan
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    it was close to everything and the facility was cool in its design.
  • Victoria
    It is very clean and organized! It is central located which is awesome.

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?

    Answered on 11 October 2019
  • Are there hairdryers in bathrooms?

    Good afternoon, We do not have hairdryers in the bathrooms but we do have at reception. You can borrow one just leaving a deposit of 20€.
    Answered on 11 October 2019
  • Hi there, is check out possible later than 10am or is there anywhere you can take a shower after checking out?

    Hey! Check out is at 10.00h but we do have common showers that you can use after check out
    Answered on 11 October 2019
  • Cooking facilities

    We do not have common kitchen. We have a microwave.
    Answered on 11 October 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    No but we do have lockers where you can store your luggage before check-in and after check-out.
    Answered on 11 October 2019
  • Hello,is there any 6-bed room only for female?

    Hello, yes we have female dormitories, greetings
    Answered on 23 June 2022
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Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Generator Barcelona
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Bar
  • Elevator
  • Laundry
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Live music/Performance
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Karaoke
  • Pool table
    Additional charge
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safe
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese

House rules

Generator Barcelona takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM


Until 10:00 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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash Generator Barcelona accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

GROUP POLICY: Any reservation of 10 people or more per night will be considered a group with different terms and conditions. Groups reservations can only be made through our reservations team, and Generator reserves the right to cancel it otherwise.

AMENITIES: Bed linen is included, while towels can be rented at the reception. Please note, lockers in dormitory rooms are available for free but padlocks are not provided. Guests must bring their own.

ACCESSIBILITY: The property is fully adapted for disabled people and wheelchair users. To book disabled bed, please contact Generator Barcelona in advance, since they are subject to availability on prior request.

PAYMENT: The name on the credit card used for the booking should correspond to the guest staying at the property. For reservations made by a third party, you will need to complete an authorization form and present a copy of the person's ID and credit card.

PET POLICY: We would welcome a dog on property but only when staying in a private room, and subject to a fee per dog per Stay. Only Dog under 75lbs./ 34kg.

PAYMENT: For Advance Purchase rates/Non Refundable rates, we require the payment card used for booking to be presented upon check in.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about Generator Barcelona

  • Guests staying at Generator Barcelona can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian

  • Generator Barcelona is 0.9 miles from the center of Barcelona. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Generator Barcelona has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Check-in at Generator Barcelona is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

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

  • Generator Barcelona offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Karaoke
    • Walking tours
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Live music/Performance
    • Bicycle rental