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About Hostal Dingdong Express


Designed for both business travelers and tourists, the Hostal Dingdong Express is located in Gràcia, one of the most renowned neighborhoods of the city. The vitality of the city center is just a kilometer and a half away.

In quiet surroundings, the property will offer you the possibility to live the buzzy atmosphere of the Gràcia quarter with its beautiful squares, plenty of open-air bars, and its alleyways. The most touristic places of the city – Passeig de Gràcia, Avinguda Diagonal, Plaça Catalunya, and Ciutat Vella – can be easily reached by foot or through the public transportation.

In a few words, there is comfort that will make you feel at home. All the rooms are very comfortable and cozy, and guests can make use of safety deposit boxes, Wi-Fi in public areas, lockers, tourist information, and luggage storage. Hostal Dingdong Express is a smart option for the travelers of Barcelona as it offers a relaxed and quiet atmosphere.
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Hotel Facilities

  • express check-in/check-out
  • lockers
  • luggage storage
  • safety deposit boxes
  • tours


  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish
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City Tax

For all guest bookings with period of stay from November 1st 2012 onwards, a city tax must be paid directly to the hotel during check out for a maximum of 7 consecutive nights.

5* Hotel: A city tax of 2.25 Euros + VAT per person per night in Barcelona and Catalonia;
4* Hotel: A city tax of 1.10 Euros + VAT per person per night in Barcelona (0.90 Euros + VAT in Catalonia);
Rest of Hotels & Apartments: A city tax of 0.65 Euros + VAT per person, per night in Barcelona (0.45 Euros + VAT in Catalonia).

This is an additional charge for guests over the age of 16 and it is NOT INCLUDED in the room rate.

The front desk area is open from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM and from 11:00 PM to 7:00 AM from Monday to Sunday. The Hostel offers an automatic check-in.

Infant 0-1 year: Can stay without any additional charges if using existing bedding. Please note that baby cots can be requested at no additional charge (subject to availability).
Children 2-8 years: Can stay without any additional charges if using existing bedding.
Guests are over 8 years old are considered adults.

  • Guests over 7 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 01:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 11:00 AM
Distance from City Center: 1.5 km
Distance to Airport: 12 km
Number of Floors: 5
Number of Rooms : 13
Reception Open Until: 03:30 PM
Time to Airport (Minutes): 35
Year Hotel Built: 1950
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2011
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Recent traveler reviews

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Very good

  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 8.4
  • Facilities 8.0
  • Location 8.0
  • Room Comfort/Standard 6.9
  • Staff Performance 7.0
  • Value for Money 7.5
  • Food/Dining 4.8

9.6 Lewis V.
United Kingdom
April 22, 2016
Good value for money
Would definitely return, great value for money, location and staff were very friendly although their English wasn't brilliant. No complaints

8 Natasa S.
April 19, 2016
good value for money
fine place to stay if you need clean and quiet room

6.3 Hanul A.
United States of America
October 06, 2015
Great value for money
Location, Quiet, Convenient
The hostal is easy to access by metro and getting off at the Gracia station. Checking in is strict at 1pm since it is through a machine. Only surprise is that you have to pay additional taxes at the kiosk, which should've been disclosed at booking through Agoda. Room was quiet and fairly clean; the bathroom floor could've been cleaned a bit more thoroughly as there were stray hairs on the ground. The bathroom was larger than the room itself, which consisted of just a bed and a small safe.

5.3 cyndy T.
July 22, 2015
robot hotel, step in only if u want to try
friendly cleaner
machine can only allowed to check.in after 1pm, so dont think of early check in. machine also not smart enough bcos another 2 pairs of travellers do not have their record in the system, they need to call the person in charge to solve it, so if u do not have a roaming sim card, it ll cause u some problem. city tax pay by visa or master card required a pin no., but my visa do not have it, finally need to ask for other's help.i never see any people in reception, so if anything happen,god bless u. the lady who do housekeeping is very friendly and helpful. air-cond is centralized, shut down for 1-2 hours after it met 25℃(what the hotel man told me).

7.3 Ngai M.
Hong Kong
July 16, 2015
No reception and check in complicated
cleaning only
No reception caused by check in problem, extra cost for city tax by credit card.

6 Mak J.
August 20, 2013
neat and quiet hotel.
high celling, clean room and rooms maked up daily.
area is very quiet. no sign board and hotel was found in some small alley. would be dangerous in the evening if travelling alone.

9 Jeanette A.
August 08, 2013
Great stay in Baecelona!
Located in a great area, colse proximety to the centre, clean and light room.
We loved our stay at Hostal Express. The rooms were nice and clean, and the staff were helpful with booking a cab to the airport. The location was great as well, It felt like a calm oasis right next to the pulsating city centre. I've seen som complaints about noise from surrounding bars, but we did not notice anything like that. It's a supermarket just å few buildings down the street. Wouldn't hesitate to recomend this place if you are looking for a place to stay for a low cost!

7 Scott M.
United Kingdom
June 11, 2013
Cheap, easy, simple
Location, cleanliness and safety

5.7 Tee Y.
May 06, 2013
Good stay but poor check in system.
clean, price, fast internet
First experienced self checked in by machine and no staffs around when we arrived. The system not user friendly. It requests credit card pin to make the payment of city tax which only cost few euros. However, Malaysia credit card doesn't have PIN. We couldn't get the room just because few euros even we already paid for the room. Hence, we need to call for the person in charged come from other place. There were almost 1 and half hour spent before we could rest in rooom.

8.3 yong L.
April 15, 2013
clean room
room bathroom recation
is a good place to stay for tourist, room is very clean and staff is friend

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