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Hostal Radio Barcelona is in central Barcelona, just 3 minutes’ walk from the MACBA and CCCB Modern Art Museums. It offers a 24-hour reception and rooms with a flat-screen TV. Free WiFi is provided. The rooms at the Radio feature heating and each one has a private bathroom. Guests at Hostal Radio Barcelona are welcome to enjoy a free walking tour service, available on request. Hostal Radio Barcelona offers coffee, capuccino, chocolate and cold drinks for sale at their waiting room. There are numerous bars, restaurants and shops within 2 minutes’ walk and both Universitat square and Catalunya square are just 5 minutes away. Airport buses leave from Plaza Catalunya and paid parking near the hotel is offered to our guests.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

Hostal Radio Barcelona has been welcoming guests since 23 Jun 2011.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Barcelona, this property has an excellent location score of 8.7

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Guest reviews


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  • Despoina
    Great staff also free luggage storage and 24/7 reception and security!
  • Bogdan
    Nice & cozy hostel. Very close to public transportation (metro & bus). Max 10 min walk towards La Rambla, Placa de Catalunya, Mercat de la Boqueria. The rooms were small however nice and clean ( functioning AC which is a must especially in the...
  • Tereza
    Czech RepublicCzech Republic
    It's in the center area. You can walk everywhere. The bed was comfortable, there are shelfs for clothes. They give you towels and shower gel (with shampoo) and soaps. There is an AC, but there was very hot anyway. The reception is 24/7, if you...
  • Jesus
    Central, close to metro. Very clean and friendly staff.
  • Palle
    Good location and value for money if you need just for a sleep.
  • Ivet
    The location is good, the place is clean, the staff is so friendly, I recommend
  • Tereza
    Czech RepublicCzech Republic
    The Hostal is in the centre which was amazing, it took us about 10 minutes to get to La Rambla. We were stunned to see how clean it was, there was a room service every single day - new shower products, towels, sheets etc. The staff were friendly...
  • Nikola
    Very good location. Super nice hosts who were available all the time (24/7). The host also recommended interesting places to visit. Daily room cleaning and change of towels. Efficient air conditioning. Possibility to store luggage for free.
  • Daniela
    Czech RepublicCzech Republic
    Hostal Radio was very tidy and clean. Rooms are not too big, but suitable for a couple. Staffs are very kind, helpful and wiling. I highly recommed this stay :)
  • Tanase
    The room was great, everything was clean. The hostel is placed in a good location, neear to objectives.

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  • Hello, whats the checkin time? For today

    Hello: Check in is from 2:00 p.m., but if rooms are available a little earlier, you can enter without problems, otherwise you can leave your luggage i..
    Answered on 4 March 2021
  • Can we check in late at night? (flight arrives at 1am)

    Front-desk open 24 hours
    Answered on 10 March 2020
  • Our flight arrives in Barcelona at 21:30, is it problem to have late check in?

    Don`t worry. Reception 24/24.
    Answered on 3 September 2022
  • hi! does it have wifi ? and is it close to the Sants train station?

    Good afternoon: Indeed we have wifi service and our hostel is located very close to train and metro stations. attentively Hostal Radio.
    Answered on 29 December 2020
  • Do you have elevator?

    Good morning, Yes, Hostal has a elevator.
    Answered on 15 August 2022
  • Is there a private double room with it bathroom and how much?

    Good afternoon, First of all, thank you for choosing Hostal Radio Barcelona for your reservation. About your request, Yes, we have rooms with a pri..
    Answered on 24 February 2020
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Host Information

Host review score

Welcome to one of the most emblematic and tradicional hostel in Barcelona, excellently located at the center of the city, well connected with bus and underground with the rest of the city, a few minutes walking from breathtaking monuments and places to visit such as Paça Catalunya or Les Rambles. Hostal Radio is all year opened, has thirty-six rooms all exterior double bed and private bath. Enjoy.
How to arrive from Barcelona-El Prat airport: The are differents transfer options from the airport to Barcelona city center. One is by taxi, all official Barcelona taxis are black and yellow, can be found in the main airport exit 24 hrs a day. The cheaper option is by underground, take the violet line L2, until Universitat stop. Other way is by bus, the company Aerobus is an express service that links Barcelona airport to the city center (bus stop five minutes waking to Hostal Radio). Normally this service runs every 6-15 minutes in the time zone. Arriving from Girona airport There are buses from the Girona airport to Barcelona city. The buses departures from the airport terminal and arrive to the Estació del Nord. Underground (Metro) The nearest underground stops of the Hostal Radio are Sant Antonio o Universitat (violet line L2).
We are located in the center of Barcelona, the Ciutat Vella is a historic district of Barcelona. Near the Hostal Radio there are many restaurants, bars and coffee shops, when you can take a breakfast or just to rest. You can easily access on foot to Les Rambles, The Macba and The Picasso Museum. You can visit too The Cathedral Gotic, as well as shopping street at Passeig de Gracia and others lovely places like Plaça Catalunya and Plaza España where you can enjoy the magic fountains during the summer night.
Languages spoken: Catalan,German,English,Spanish,French,Italian

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Facilities of Hostal Radio Barcelona

Most popular facilities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Lift
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • View
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs € 14 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • Catalan
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

Hostal Radio Barcelona takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Until 12:00



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 of any age are welcome.

Children 12 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Hostal Radio Barcelona accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 22:00 and 08:00.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that early check-out will not be reimbursed.

For reservations of more than 2 rooms, special conditions are required.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Hostal Radio Barcelona

  • Room options at Hostal Radio Barcelona include:

    • Double

  • Check-in at Hostal Radio Barcelona is from 14:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Hostal Radio Barcelona is 800 yards from the centre of Barcelona. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

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