Casa Gracia Barcelona Hostel

While in Barcelona…

Things to do in Barcelona –

1. What are the best means of transport in Barcelona?

It´s very easy to get around Barcelona. There is the excellent Barcelona metro –

within the block from Casa there is Diagonal metro stop.

Also, there are several buses and other means of transportation, including the

touristic bus just minutes away from our Casa. You´ll get used to it very quickly.

But the good news is that Casa Gracia is located in the center of the city, so you are

at walking distance of major touristic spots plus the beautiful, authentic Gracia neighborhood.

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2. How can I get information about what to do in Barcelona?

Please contact our This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Upon check in, you will be directed to our

Concierge who is situated right next to the reservations desk, who will give

you all the information you need on the city and things you can do while in

Barcelona. There is a wide variety of services available for you to purchase

directly with them to help you fulfill your Barcelona wish list.

3. Is there much nightlife in Barcelona?

The nightlife scene in Barcelona is one of the best in Europe. We are on the

Mediterranean coast after all, and Spaniards are very sociable and love to spend

time out with friends. Whether you want to have a good wine and tapas, do bar

hopping, go to nightclubs or organized pub-crawls just contact our This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

for more information.

 
While in Casa Gracia…

- Facilities & services -

1. Do you have parking?

We do not have parking in the building, but we have a special agreement with a

local car park very close by. Rates are €25 per day. Simply This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to contact our concierge.

2. Do you have a travel cot available?

Yes, we have a travel cot available on each floor. We welcome families. Simply

mention this whilst making your reservation.

3. Do you have rooms for disabled people?

Yes. Everyone is welcome in our Casa, so we made sure to have rooms adapted

for disabled people´s needs. There are ramps in the building and an elevator.

4. Do you provide a shuttle service to the airport?

Our Casa offers a shuttle service upon request. To find out the prices for a

specific transfer and to reserve the service, please contact our Concierge by This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

5. How much is the taxi ride from the airport to Casa Gracia?

A taxi ride from the airport takes about 25-30 minutes (depending on the traffic)

and the price is around €30-35. Please contact our concierge to require us to

reserve you a taxi. Simply This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

6. Are the rooms mixed gender rooms?

Our Casa is all about diversity so all dorms in our Casa are mixed. Alternatively,

you can choose a private room.

7. Do you have a place to store bicycles?

Yes, we do. We recently arranged a storage place for bikes inside our Casa.

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and get a good deal for bike rentals.

8. What do I need to present at check in?

In order to check in, we will need some photo ID even if you are EU citizen

or from outside of the EU. We do not accept driver license or student IDs.

It facilitates the check in process if you have your reservation confirmation

number at hand when checking in.

9. Do you have both dorms and private rooms?

Yes, our Casa offers both shared and private rooms. Our dorms are mixed and

accommodate up to six people (the majority have a private bathroom and only

a few dorms have shared bathroom). Our private rooms accommodate up to six

people; they all have bathroom en-suite. For an even fancier stay, choose our

Super Suites, doubles with private bathroom and Jacuzzi bath.

10. What is the common areas schedule?

You are welcome to use our lounge, relax room, library and dining room at any

time. Just so you get a good night sleep, our terrace opens at 8 AM and closes at

11 PM and our kitchen is open from 7 AM to 11.30 PM. Enjoy!

11. Where can I store my food?

We have a fully equipped kitchen. There are several large fridges where you can

store your food – just write your name, room number and check-out date on your food. But

we do encourage our guests to cook and share their talent! The taste of your culture is our delight.

12. Can I bring alcohol in my room?

No, there is no drinking or smoking allowed in any of the rooms. If you want

to drink and relax you're welcome to do so on the 1st

areas. Plus, there you can enjoy the Casa´s weekly concerts! There are also two

balconies and a large, beautiful terrace where you can enjoy some fresh air.

13. Do you have an elevator?

Yes, there is an elevator. Our beautiful modernist building has 6 floors, so you

can also exercise and take the spiral staircase!

14. Do you have an ironing board?

Yes, we do. We understand you want to be nice and neat when going out to

enjoy the city, so just ask for the ironing board at reception.

15. Do you have heating and air conditioning?

Yes, we do. Barcelona is a warm Mediterranean city, so when you come back

to Casa after a day out, we wanted to make ensure you have a proper room temperature.

16. Do all rooms have windows?

Yes, all Casa Gracia rooms have windows, some of the rooms are facing the street

and others are facing the interior patio, for those who prefer a quieter place during the night.

17. Are there hairdryers in the room?

Yes, there are hairdryers available for all guests. If you booked a private room,

the hairdryer will be in your en-suite bathroom. If you booked a bed in a dorm,

you can ask for the hairdryer at reception.

18. How does the cleaning service work?

Should your booking be for six days or more, the cleaning service is included.

19. Can I get extra cleaning service?

Yes, you can get the cleaning/extra cleaning service, for an extra charge of €10 per service.

20. Do you organize walking tours?

Yes, we do. Since we are situated in the heart of Barcelona, it is easy to get

around by foot. So every day, at 11 AM we organize a walking tour in different

areas of the city. You will have a local guide and since it is our pleasure to show

you around the city, the tours are free. Sign up for the tours at our This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

21. Can I drink the tap water?

Although it is not very common, you can drink tap water while in Barcelona.

However, know that there is always free water, tea and coffee in our Casa so help yourself.

22. How do I get in and out of the Casa?

For security reasons our front entrance is always closed. Just ring the door bell

and we will buzz you in instantly. Also, upon check in we will provide you with

a card that opens the door to your room. It's that easy.

23. Do you have wending machines?

Yes, we knew you might feel like having a snack after your night out in the city,

so we placed a vending machine at each floor of our Casa.

24. Do you have lockers in the dorms?

We know you will want to store your valuables, so in dorms, there is a private

locker for every bed. You also have the option to store your valuables at reception.

25. Is there a printing service available in Casa Gracia?

Yes, there is. According to our Green Initiative plan there is a charge of €0.50 per page.

26. Do you have a kitchen?

We have a beautiful, fully equipped kitchen that you are welcome to use. There

are several large fridges where you can store your food – just write your name,

room number and check-out date on your food. But we do encourage our guests

to cook and share their talent!

27. Do you have a luggage room?

Yes, we do have a luggage room where you can leave your belongings before

check in and after check out – we know you want to enjoy the city as much as

you possibly can and let´s face it – your luggage will slow you down.

28. Can I store my valuables?

Yes, we have a secure box at reception, just bring us your valuables and we will

store them for you.

29. Is bed linen included?

Yes, bed linen is included in all types of rooms.

30. What about towels, are they included?

Yes, towels are included in the price – we know just difficult can be to pack for a trip,

we don´t want you to take too much space with a towel when you can fill it with souvenirs.

31. Is there Internet access?

Yes, there is free Wi-Fi in all rooms and common areas. We know you´ll want to

check in at "Casa Gracia Barcelona".

32. What about business facilities, do you offer any?

We are environmentally friendly, so we are committed to limit the use of paper.

Our Casa has a business corner with printing, scanning and photocopying

service available for a charge.

33. Is there any type of food available?

Aside from the delicious breakfast included with every type of reservation, every night

(except Sundays) we serve a tasty homemade dinner – to sign up for that,

just stop by our This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

34. Is smoking allowed?

Smoking is not allowed anywhere in the building, however we do have a large

terrace and two balconies where you can smoke.

 
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