Residencia Universitaria Augusta

Travessera de Gràcia 96, 1Barcelona08006Spain
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About Residencia Universitaria Augusta

With Passeig de Gracia just steps away, Residencia Universitaria Augusta boasts a fantastic location not only for shopping but sightseeing as well. Utilised as student housing during the school year, the residence transforms into a hostel during the summer.

The simple rooms with private or shared bathrooms feature hardwood floors and are furnished with a desk, wardrobe, mini-fridge, and flat-screen TV. Free Wi-Fi access and daily housekeeping are also provided.

Guests can soak up the sun on the lovely outdoor terrace, which features comfortable loungers and seating. The hostel's reception can assist with tourist info and luggage storage services.

A breakfast is included with all bookings and additional meals are available for purchase from the onsite cafe. Vending machines can also be found for a quick snack or refreshment.

La Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, Placa de Catalunya, Las Ramblas, and the Gothic Quarter can all be found within two miles of Residencia Universitaria Augusta.

Contact

Travessera de Gràcia 96, 1, Barcelona, 08006, Spain
Telephone: +34(666)862425 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine

Room facilities

  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Internet
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 13:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Shopping and Sightseeing

The hostel is situated in an ideal location near the Gracia and Diagonal areas, with the famous Passeig de Gracia just a ten-minute walk away. It's the perfect place for shopping enthusiasts and is convenient to many sightseeing highlights as well. Guests found it easy to get around on foot, especially when going out to down, but the nearby metro makes travel even more effortless.

Morning Delight

Guests were impressed with the selection at breakfast time. The vast continental spread is much more than one would expect from a hostel. You can expect to find fresh fruit, bakery, cereals, meats and cheeses, with juice and coffee as well.

Rooftop Terrace

Make sure to spend some time on the communal terrace. Lay down and read a book on one of the loungers or enjoy a coffee at the patio tables. For many guests, this was a highlight of the hostel.

Negative Reviews

No A/C

Summers in Barcelona can be harsh, and unfortunately, the hostel is missing the much-needed air conditioner. Guests warn that the rooms can get quite stuffy around August.

Sound Travels

Judging from repeated noise complaints even with less than loud neighbours, it seems that the rooms are not well insulated.

Language Barrier

Quite often, guests ran into communication issues with the front desk staff. Though they are friendly and willing to help, it seems that many employees don't speak any other language than Spanish.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 45 reviews across the web
7.9 /10
  • UniversityRooms
    9.0 /10
  • Other Sources
    7.9 /10
7.9 out of 10 based on 45 reviews