Stay in the heart of Barcelona Excellent location – show map

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Hostal River is set on a pedestrian street, just 500 feet from Barcelona’s famous La Rambla and Liceu Metro Station. It offers 24-hour reception and free Wi-Fi.

All rooms are heated and some come with a desk and street views. Some have a private bathroom and some have shared bathroom facilities. Free toiletries are provided in all. A hairdryer can be requested at reception.

The guest house features a living shared room with a balcony offering views of Carrer Sant Pau Street.

Luggage storage is offered and the Hostal River has a tour desk. La Boqueria Market is 4 minutes’ walk away and there are many shops, bars and restaurants in the immediated area.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Hostal River has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 28, 2012

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Barcelona, this property has an excellent location score of 9.1!


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4 reasons to choose Hostal River

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

    8.1 Very good beach
    5,050 feet from property
  • Sant Sebastian Beach

    8.0 Very good beach
    5,100 feet from property
  • Barceloneta Beach

    Barceloneta Beach

    7.9 Good beach
    5,200 feet from property
  • Somorrostro Beach

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

    Nova Icaria Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Bogatell Beach

    Bogatell Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    1.9 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
  • Hi, I’m arriving to Barcelona at 11pm on 15th Dec. I was wondering if I am able to check in after 12am (midnight)??? Thank you :)
    The hostel is open 24 hours. When you arrive, ring the bell. They be waiting for you. A greeting
    Answered on December 15, 2020
  • Is car parking available
    No sorry. thanks
    Answered on August 10, 2021
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Amenities of Hostal River
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linens
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
General
  • Adults only
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • Catalan
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Galician
  • Portuguese
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Hostal River takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 over 8 are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered 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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 8 and up are allowed)

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Hostal River accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note the property is located on the second floor. No elevator is available.

Credit card payments can be made between 9:30 and 14:00. After, cash payments only.

On Thursdays there is no cleaning service. Towels and other amenities will be provided

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

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

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

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Hostal River

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

  • Hostal River is 2,950 feet from the center of Barcelona.

  • Check-in at Hostal River is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

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

    • Room options at Hostal River include:

      • Twin/Double
      • Triple
      • Double
      • Single
      • Twin

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hostal River by:

      • Taxi 25min
      • Airport shuttle (public) 45min