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Sleep Green Youth Hostel - Eco friendly accommodation in the city centre.

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Friendly reception
Friendly reception at Sleep Green Eco Youth hostel.
Sleep Green youth hostel is an officially registered youth hostel with Catalonia tourist agency. It was the first urban hostel in Spain to be awarded with the EU Ecolabel. This is in recognition of its commitment to sustainable tourism and protection of the local environment. Sleep Green aims to connect a passion for travel with a desire to preserve the environment all without compromising the visitor's stay.


Overview

Sleep Green youth hostel is a small homelike youth hostel offering comfortable and friendly accommodation in the heart of Barcelona city centre. It is situated only a few steps from the main square Plaça de Catalunya and the famous street Las Ramblas.

The staff are knowledgeable about Barcelona city and are open to answering your questions regarding what you want to see in the city.


What type of visitor stays at Sleep Green?

All types of travellers are welcome at Sleep Green. Solo travellers, groups, families, backpackers, of all age groups and nationalities.

Sleep Green prefer visitors who want a calm and peaceful atmosphere during their stay. Those expecting to party at the hostel would be best to look elsewhere for accommodation. Sleep Green reserves the right to refuse admission to misbehaving or drunken travellers.


Location of Sleep Green youth hostel in Barcelona city centre

Sleep Green is located in the Eixample district which is home to two of Gaudí’s buildings Casa Milà and Casa Batlló . Both of these masterpieces are on the Passeig de Gràcia and easy walking distance from Sleep Green.

Plaça de Catalunya, the main square in Barcelona and last stop of the Aerobus shuttle service from the airport El Prat (BCN), is only two minutes away from Sleep Green by foot.

The world famous street Las Ramblas and the old town (Gothic quarter) can also easily be reached from the hostel in a couple of minutes. There are stores, 24 hour supermarkets and bakeries, restaurants, clubs and public transportation (i.e. metro, bus, train) on Sleep Green’s doorstep making the location of the hostel convenient to explore Barcelona.


Facilities at the youth hostel

The youth hostel has a 24h reception service, security cameras and free, individual security lockers helping to make the hostel safe.

Sleep Green offers you free Wi-Fi though out the hostel and free use of Mac computers with internet access.

MAC internet acces
Mac computers with internet access

The fully equipped kitchen can be used anytime to prepare food and share a meal with others.

Communal kitchen
Communal kitchen

Bathroom facilities
Bathroom facilities.

There is also an affordable laundry service which is also available at the hostel.

The reception offers you tickets to numerous museums and other cultural and fun activities that can be bought at discounted rates. The hostel also has details on discounts on several near-by restaurants and cafes.


Rooms

There are dormitories of 4, 5 and 6 beds. In total Sleep Green has 20 beds.


quiet and peaceful interior
Quiet and peaceful interior.

Hostel rates

The hostel rates depend on the season as well as on the day of the week. Weekends usually cost a little more per person. There are also special rates during festivals and holidays.


Making your bookings

You need to ensure you have a valid passport or ID with you in order to check-in. Without official photographic ID, you would not be able to check-in.

It is advisable to book in advance, especially for weekends and during the high season (May-September). You can book directly with the hostel over the phone or via email (see contact details give below). You can also drop in without a reservation to see if there is availability.

You can pay by cash, by credit card or via PayPal. Customers can pay by credit card, but there is an additional charge of 2%.


Hostel operating hours

The hostel is open 24/7, all year round, hence there is a 24h reception service. You can therefore check-in at any time on your arrival date. If you arrive before 13:00 you can store your luggage and start discovering the city until the rooms are ready and cleaned.

There is no lock-out or curfew, so you can return any time of the day or night.


How to get to Sleep Green youth hostel from BCN Airport

The easiest way to get to the hostel from El Prat airport is by taking the Aerobus.

Aerobus Ticket Price
Single fare:
€5.90

Sleep Green is located right between Plaça Universitat (second to last stop) and Plaça de Catalunya (last stop of the Aerobus). Both stops are about two minutes by foot from the hostel so it's best to get off at Plaça Universitat.

If you are travelling by car you should contact the hostel beforehand as discounted rates can be offered at a car park near-by.

The taxi from the airport takes about 30 minutes.

Taxi from the Airport
Taxi fare: €35.00

If you take the train from the Airport you would need to get off at Passeig de Gràcia station and you would have a 10 minute walk to the youth hostel.


In a Nutshell

It is refreshing to see a youth hostel taking a environmentally sensible approach to tourist accommodation. Sleep Green offers you clean, safe and friendly accommodation in the heart of Barcelona city centre at an affordable rate.


Contact details for Sleep Green

Sleep Green Youth Hostel
Ronda Universitat 15, pral-1
08007 Barcelona, España.

Registration code: 533

Tel: +34 635 669 021
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.sleepgreenbarcelona.com

GPS coordinates for the YH:
Latitude: 41.3865994802486
Longitude: 2.165922671556473


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