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Arc House
Arc House
Arc House
Arc House
Arc House
Arc House
Arc House

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6.7

Good

59 reviews

59 reviews

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8.1

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location - 170 meters from city center
Exceptional for walking
Walkable places
La Ciudadela

170 m

Puerta de la Justicia

210 m

Parc de la Ciutadella Centre Esportiu Municipal

270 m

Central Catalana de Electricidad

270 m

Castle of the Three Dragons

280 m

Popular landmarks
Palace of Catalan Music

840 m

Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic)

1.1 km

La Boqueria

1.5 km

Las Ramblas

1.5 km

Sagrada Familia

1.6 km

Closest landmarks
Farmàcia Malaspina Casulleras, Anna M.

100 m

Consulate General of Bolivia

120 m

Farmàcia Subias Solanas, Laura

190 m

Farmàcia Villar Mateo, Fernando del

290 m

Farmàcia Berbel Fenoy, Andrés

320 m

Arc House

Carrer de Buenaventura Muñoz 16, Gotic, Barcelona, Spain, 08018 - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Conveniently situated in the Gotic part of Barcelona, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Be sure to set some time aside to visit Sagrada Familia as well as Playa de La Barceloneta nearby.

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Highlights

290 meters to public transportation

710 meters to Museu Picasso

Complimentary WIFi in all rooms

Bar

Badminton court

Facilities

Complimentary WIFi in all rooms

Luggage storage

Contactless check-in/out

Game room

Kitchen

Bar

Tours

Wi-Fi in public areas

This property is in high demand!

7 travelers have booked today.

Value for money5.9
Location rating8.1
Nearest airportBarcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN)
Distance to airport13.4 km

Rooms available at Arc House

Shared Room
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 double beds
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Dormitory -- Female Only
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 bunk bed
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Double Room
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  • Room size: 11 m²/118 ft²
  • City view
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Mixed Dormitory
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 bunk bed
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Shared Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 9 m²/97 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 bunk bed
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Shared 4-Bed Dormitory (Mixed)
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  • Room size: 9 m²/97 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 bunk bed
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Comfort Double Room
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  • Room size: 10 m²/108 ft²
  • City view
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Bunk Bed in 6-Bed Female Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
  • City view
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Bunk Bed in 10-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
  • City view
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Bunk Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 9 m²/97 ft²
  • City view
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Frequently asked questions

How much does it cost to stay at Arc House?

Room rates depend on the dates, room types, and number of guests, so please click here to see the latest and best deals from Agoda!

What time is check-in and check-out at Arc House?

Check-in is from 03:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hostel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out.

How do I get to Arc House?

For those who wish to drive their own cars, Arc House has a car park that's close to the hostel.

What is the smoking policy at Arc House?

Arc House does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.

What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to Arc House?

The closest train, metro, or bus station is Urquinaona, 830 m away from Arc House.

What restaurants are nearby Arc House?

Arc House is located in Gotic, famous for good restaurants such as Itaka Tabernita, El Raco de L'Alba and Triptic.

What popular shopping places are close to Arc House?

Arc House is located in Gotic area which features shopping places such as Montana Gallery, Topets and Barcelonines.

What are popular attractions near Arc House?

Arc House is located in Gotic area, which is famous for attractions such as Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic), Església De Santa Anna and Museu Picasso.

What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Arc House?

Arc House is located in the Gotic area, which is famous for natural sightseeing destinations such as La Ciudadela and Mont Tàber.

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Room size
15 sqm.
Location score
8.1/10
Service score
6.8/10
Cleanliness score
6.8/10
Bigger than
86
%
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Better than
85
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of Barcelona properties
Better than
81
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of Barcelona properties
Better than
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Overall rating:

6.7

Good
59 reviews
Cleanliness
6.8
Facilities
5.7
Location
8.1
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More about Arc House

More about Arc House

Arc House

Take a good wander and unveil the wonder of Barcelona with a stay at Arc House. Explore the genuine Barcelona that most travelers never see, with a stay at Arc House -- located only 1.6 km from Sagrada Familia.
Arc House provides the best in services and amenities to help make guests feel comfortable. Keep up with all your communications easily with the hostel's free Wi-Fi. Front desk service is provided at the hostel including luggage storage. Getting tickets for the city's best entertainment is easy through the hostel's tours.
For the comfort and health of all guests, smoking is not permitted anywhere within the hostel.
Designed for comfort, all guestrooms offer a range of amenities to ensure a restful night. For your comfort, some rooms at the hostel are equipped with linen service. Bathroom amenities are just as important as others, and at the hostel you'll find towels available in some guest bathrooms.


Dining and things to do

A memorable night with your travel companions can be had without going far, at the hostel's bar. Do you prefer to cook your own meals? Then you'll love the in-house shared kitchen.
Arc House offers wonderful recreational facilities for guests to enjoy. Engage in some easy evening fun with other guests with the hostel's hiking trails and badminton court. Get social at the hostel's games room and shared lounge and TV area, where you can meet other guests.


Around the property

Arc House is the perfect spot to explore Barcelona's fascinating cultural sights and attractions. Casa Batllo is located 1.6 km away, and is one of the most famous tourist spots to visit and photograph.


Reasons to stay here

Find some of the city's best deals here with rooms 96% cheaper than other options.
Find some excellent dining options here, where past guests have rated onsite or nearby dining better than 87% of the city's other accommodations.
Guests who stayed here really appreciated the room comfort, scoring it higher than 88% of accommodations in the city.

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Amenities and facilities
Review score
Facilities

5.7

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Catalan
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Internet access

  • Complimentary WIFi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Badminton court
  • Game room
  • Hiking
  • Tours

Cleanliness and safety

  • Cashless payment service
  • Daily disinfection in all rooms
  • Daily disinfection in common areas
  • Doctor/nurse on call
  • Face coverings on staff
  • First aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Protective screens in common areas
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Safe dining setup
  • Shared stationery removed
  • Staff trained in safety protocol

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen

Services and conveniences

  • Contactless check-in/out
  • Elevator
  • Invoice provided
  • Luggage storage
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area

Access

  • Fire extinguisher
  • Pets allowed

Getting around

  • Bicycle parking
  • Car park [nearby]
Location
Carrer de Buenaventura Muñoz 16, Gotic, Barcelona, Spain, 08018
Excellent
Location

8.1

Airports

  • Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN)
    13.4 km
  • Girona-Costa Brava Airport (GRO)
    74.3 km

Public transportation

  • Arc de Triomf Metro Station
    290 m 4 min walk
  • Marina Metro Station
    530 m 7 min walk

Hospital or clinic

  • Farmàcia Malaspina Casulleras, Anna M.
    100 m

Shopping

  • La Boqueria
    1.5 km

Convenience store

  • Carrefour Express
    1.8 km

Cash withdrawal

  • ATM
    90 m 1 min walk
What's nearby

Popular landmarks

  • Palace of Catalan Music
    840 m
  • Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic)
    1.1 km
  • La Boqueria
    1.5 km
  • Las Ramblas
    1.5 km
  • Sagrada Familia
    1.6 km
  • Casa Batllo
    1.6 km
  • La Pedrera Casa Mila
    1.9 km
  • The Magic Fountain
    3.5 km
  • Parc Guell
    3.7 km
  • Camp Nou
    5.2 km

Nearby landmarks

  • Farmàcia Malaspina Casulleras, Anna M.
    100 m
  • Consulate General of Bolivia
    120 m
  • La Ciudadela
    170 m
  • Farmàcia Subias Solanas, Laura
    190 m
  • Puerta de la Justicia
    210 m
  • Parc de la Ciutadella Centre Esportiu Municipal
    270 m
  • Central Catalana de Electricidad
    270 m
  • Castle of the Three Dragons
    280 m
  • El Desconsol
    290 m
  • Farmàcia Villar Mateo, Fernando del
    290 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
Property policies
Children and extra beds

Extra beds vary by room. Please check each room's capacity for details.

Minimum age of guests is: 18 year(s).

Others
  • Check-in is between 3:00 PM and 10:00 PM. Guests arriving outside the mentioned check-in hours are requested to contact the property directly prior to arrival so alternative arrangements can be made.
  • Guests arriving after 10:00 PM are requested to contact the property directly at least 2 days prior to arrival.
  • Check-in or check-out outside of the mentioned hours will be subject to an additional charge of EUR 10.
  • Check-out is available until 10:00 AM.
  • Payment upon check-in is available. Credit card payment is permitted when the rate is over EUR 100.
  • Due to the tax regulation, all guests are committed to the city tax surcharge which is not included in the property reservation cost and will be collected by the property upon check-in.
  • An extra charge of linens will be applied when booking only one or two nights.
  • Reception is open from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
  • The property has a strict no-party policy.
  • This is a strictly non-smoking property. Guests are responsible for all costs, damages, and liabilities caused by smoking.
  • Keys must be returned upon check-out. In case of any damages, may subject to an additional charge.

    Changing the designated bed is unacceptable.

    Kitchen and common areas are available until 11:00 PM.

    Room lights will be turned off at midnight. Please refrain from talking or making loud noise.

    Leaving any belongings in a fridge, must label every single piece and please always keep the kitchen clean.

  • When booking 6 or more rooms, special policies may apply.
Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out

  • Check-in from15:00
  • Check-in until22:00
  • Check-out until10:00
  • Reception open until22:00

Getting around

  • Travel time to airport (minutes)45

The property

  • Local Tax ID/ Rental LicenseB66528399
  • Non-smoking rooms/floorsYes
  • Number of floors1
  • Number of rooms 4
  • Room voltage220
Property announcements

Please note check-in after 22:00 carries a EUR 10 surcharge per hour. Please inform Arc House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Reviews of Arc House from real guests

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6.7
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10
Cleanliness6.8
Facilities5.7
Location8.1
Service6.8
Value for money5.9
High score for Barcelona
Rating
9+ Exceptional (4)
8-9 Excellent (2)
7-8 Very Good (4)
6-7 Good (1)
<6 Below Expectation (10)
Time of the year
Mar - May (11)
Jun - Aug (8)
Sep - Nov (1)
Dec - Feb (1)
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7.2
Very good
Olivia from United Kingdom
Solo traveler
Shared Room
Stayed 7 nights in July 2017

Very good”

This was my first experience in a youth hostel so I don't have much to compare to. However, the hostel was generally clean and the beds were pretty comfy. The free wifi was excellent and there were also computers free to use as well. The location is great, 5 mins walk from the metro and Arc de Triomf and round the corner from a supermarket. The only complaints I had were that the fridge smelled a bit and the girls showers, although obviously cleaned every day, got dirty very quickly and didn't drain very well. Otherwise, everything was quite pleasant and I would happily use it again.

Reviewed July 12, 2017

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6.4
Good
YOSR from France
Solo traveler
Bunk Bed in 6-Bed Female Dormitory Room
Stayed 2 nights in July 2020

Disappointing!”

The only good thing about it is the location. Other than that, there is no network inside the whole building. I cant call, i cant connect to my 4G. I had to stick next to a window for it to catch a bit to make a call. No plugs next to the bed in the room. You have to unplug a lamp and charge your phone away from the bed (cant trust with stealing etc..) the common room is the worst for network, the lights dont work also so they are glitching the entire time. There are only two toilets for the entire hostel. 3 showers for females with one broken and the other two quite disgusting, the shower heads are in a terrible corrosion situation. No shampoo or shower gel available, you need to pay for it. As for the location, it is close to Arc de triomf but its also an area full of homeless people so walking to the hostel at night can be very scary. I dont recommend this place AT ALL.

Reviewed July 07, 2020

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9.2
Exceptional
Nauman from China
Solo traveler
Shared Room
Stayed 5 nights in July 2017

A very good option in an excellent location ”

Its clean and near the city center. You get a decent bed and washing facilities. A locker albeit you have to pay a euro to get the lock and key. The staff is polite and generally helpful. The kitchen is decent as is the large lounge with a couple of computers if you have a need for them. The atmosphere is a little dull and quiet which might not be everyone's cup of tea. Just make sure you arrive during there working hours otherwise you will be left frustrated as you wont be able to reach anyone at the reception.

Reviewed July 21, 2017

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5.2
Hamish from Australia
Solo traveler
Shared Room
Stayed 3 nights in August 2017

Decent location and price rude service ”

Good location to visit the beach and not too far from the tourist centre (20 min walk). Comfy beds with lockers. Shower room often covered in water and kitchen dirty from other guests. A couple staff members were friendly. I had booked a share room with 2 bunks and was put into one with six, when I questioned it and showed them my booking confirmation I was told I was wrong. I called Agoda to confirm and they said they would call the property on my behalf, Agoda returned my call and told me the receptionist was rude and dismissive and told him I was in the correct room for the price I had paid. The Agoda rep apologised and issued me a credit for my next stay as he thought the issue would be unresolvable with the dismissive staff.

Reviewed November 23, 2017

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8.0
Excellent
Giorgio from Germany
Solo traveler
Shared Room
Stayed 3 nights in March 2020

Very good location, friendly staff, the premises need some TLC especially the bathroom”

Bathrooms and showers are a bit run down. Some attention is required

Reviewed March 03, 2020

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4.0
Linda from Netherlands
Solo traveler
Shared 4-Bed Dormitory (Mixed)
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

Don't book it unless you have no other choice”

There was literally nothing else available. That's how I ended up here. The place feels creepy. There's hardly any natural light. The lights are on sensors that turn off super fast. The showers didn't have hot water and weren't really clean either. The only good thing were the other guests.

Reviewed May 08, 2022

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4.0
GEON from South Korea
Solo traveler
Shared 4-Bed Dormitory (Mixed)
Stayed 2 nights in March 2022

So”

So

Reviewed March 08, 2022

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7.2
Very good
María from Chile
Solo traveler
Dormitory -- Female Only
Stayed 3 nights in June 2022

Buena relación precio calidad”

Es un hostal con una ubicación buena, el personal no es muy comunicativo, eso podría mejorar. Es muy espacioso, gente ordenada y decente. Se podría mejorar la higiene de los baños, ya que no huelen muy bien y hay tazas que no tienen tapa.

Reviewed June 12, 2022

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6.0
Eva from Spain
Solo traveler
Dormitory -- Female Only
Stayed 1 night in June 2022

Las duchas son una pesadilla”

Pros: Buena ubicación si quieres ir a la playa. Personal muy majo. Contras: Es un alguergue superviejo, ni llegué a ducharme porque: 1. La puerta de las duchas de chicas no tiene pestillo. 2. La luz de la sala es por sensor y dura menos de un minuto encendida, y como no tiene ventanas te quedas totalmente a oscuras. Y estar saliendo de la ducha desnuda para que el sensor te detecte en una sala en la que puede entrar cualquiera tiene sentido 0. 3. El techo estaba lleno de humedades.

Reviewed June 09, 2022

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4.8
Teresa from Spain
Solo traveler
Shared Room
Stayed 3 nights in April 2022

Acceptable”

Los códigos de la puerta son poco visibles, están por detrás, en la columna. Tarde bastante en salir agua caliente de las duchas y en una de las cocinas nunca o casi nunca hay cubiertos.

Reviewed May 21, 2022

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7.6
Very good
Benjamín from Spain
Solo traveler
Shared Room
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

Very good”

Muy limpio y ordenado, sólo la atención al huésped fue demorada la apertura.

Reviewed May 06, 2022

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2.8
Alba from Spain
Couple
Stayed 1 night in March 2022

Absolutamente terrible”

No es posible contactar con atención al cliente. En lugar de una cama doble nos pusieron en literas. Amenazas de cargos desproporcionados. Nadie para atender en recepción ni entregar las llaves. No había papel en el servicio (solo uno) de todo el hostel.

Reviewed April 06, 2022

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2.4
Manuel from Spain
Solo traveler
Shared Room
Stayed 1 night in April 2022

LAS DUCHAS NO FUNCIONAN ,SON MUY PELIGROSAS ,Y LOS BANOS ESTAN MUY SUCIOS ,LAS INSTALACIONES ESTAN ROTAS Y VIEJAS ,LAS HABITACIONES HUELEN A SUDOR ,Y EN LA COCINA ESTA MUY SUCIA Y HAY CICARACHAS ,NO H”

SI EL AYUNTAMIENTO CONTROLA ESTE HOSTEL ,Y VE COMO ESTA, LO DEBE CERRAR Y SANCIONAR A LOS JEFES

Reviewed April 06, 2022

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4.8
JOAQUIN from Spain
Solo traveler
Shared 4-Bed Dormitory (Mixed)
Stayed 2 nights in March 2022

No hay recepción por la noche”

El segundo dia en fin de semana, bo podía entrar ni en la planta, ni en la habitación. No hubo solución desde Madrid. Tuve wue despertar a medio hostel para poder entrar y perdí más de una hora de descanso. Muy mal.

Reviewed March 08, 2022

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9.2
Exceptional
Virginia from Spain
Couple
Stayed 1 night in February 2022

Buena ubicación!”

Hostel con recepción online (vía whatsapp) que resultó efectiva. Aunque sigo prefiriendo el contacto humano. La habitación limpia, los baños y cocina también. Espacio de estar amplio.

Reviewed February 09, 2022

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10.0
Exceptional
Gonzalo from Sweden
Solo traveler
Stayed 1 night in October 2021

Excelente ubicación y atención de recepción ”

Súper buena atención del personal de recepción, muy amables y dispuestos ayudarte en lo que necesites, las instalaciones son muy limpias y ordenadas. ¡Súper recomendable!

Reviewed October 10, 2021

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8.8
Excellent
carlos from Argentina
Solo traveler
Mixed Dormitory
Stayed 4 nights in June 2017

Todo bien. Muy buen trato y cumplieron con lo q ofrecieron”

Limpieza y ubicacion excelente. Lindo ambiente. Lo recomiendo

Reviewed June 28, 2017

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9.2
Exceptional
Caroline from France
Solo traveler
Dormitory -- Female Only
Stayed 1 night in March 2022

TRÈS BON MARCHÉ !”

Si vous transitez et cherchez le meilleur prix, aucune hésitation : ARC HOUSE est faite pour vous ! Jeunes ou groupes, cette auberge est la moins chère qu'on puisse trouver !

Reviewed March 08, 2022

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4.0
Agnese from Italy
Solo traveler
Mixed Dormitory
Stayed 1 night in June 2022

Assolutamente sconsigliato”

Sporco ovunque, la reception funziona solo dalle 10 alle 21. Il personale a volte è gentile, a volte no. Nelle docce femminili la luce si spegne da sola mentre fai la doccia lasciandoti nel buio completo. Non mi sono sentita sicura. Arredamento scadente e prezzi altissimi rispetto a quello che offrono. Non ho mai visto un ostello così brutto in tutto il mondo. Ho dato una stella solo perché non potevo darne zero.

Reviewed June 06, 2022

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8.8
Excellent
Camila from Portugal
Group
Stayed 1 night in March 2022

Uma boa opção!”

O Arc House é muito bem localizado, não somente pelos pontos turísticos, mas, como pelo estabelecimentos comerciais bem próximos. O atendimento foi ótimo. Foram muito atenciosos tirando dúvidas e auxiliando no check-in e tudo mais. Apenas no quesito limpeza é que acredito ser um ponto a melhorar!

Reviewed March 21, 2022

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