Hostels in Spain

Feb 3rd, 2014, 12:30 PM
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Hostels in Spain

Hello all,

I am planning to visit Spain for 14 days in March and will be visiting Barcelona, Madrid, and Seville.

As I am traveling alone, I think the best way to meet people is by staying at hostels. I would really appreciate any suggestions with hostels in any of three cities. I am looking for a hostel that has great atmosphere, and a place I can meet fellow travelers. I prefer gay-friendly hostels.

Thank you in advance
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Feb 3rd, 2014, 01:05 PM
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A short train ride from Barcelona is Sitges, one of the primo gay seaside resorts in Europe - not sure if they have a hostel but you may want to investigate.

http://www.hostelbookers.com/article...p-gay-hostels/

http://www.barcelona.com/barcelona_d...celona/hostels

Note that the Spanish word Hostales I think does not refer to a hostel but a cheap hotel - not sure but think so.
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Feb 3rd, 2014, 01:56 PM
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On www.booking.com you can tick the box to search for gay friendly hotels.
Another good listing site which will be of interest for you is www.purpleroofs.com
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Feb 3rd, 2014, 02:09 PM
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Yes, a hostal in Spain is normally a basic hotel standard, great value and often family owned place.

Here are some tips for your cities:
Madrid: http://www.travelgayeurope.com/madri...FeH0cgodKX0ANA
The Chueca district: http://www.gomadrid.com/gay/

Barcelona: http://www.travelgayeurope.com/barce...FcL3cgodSykADQ
The Left Eixample/"Gayxample": http://thebarcelonaguide.blogspot.no...gayxample.html
http://www.barcelonaturisme.com/Engl...mGeAwdYGOhoNxC

Sevilla: http://www.patroc.com/seville/hotels.html
http://www.gayseville.com/
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Feb 7th, 2014, 05:40 AM
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Hi armaan,

I can also suggest you more gay friendly hostels in Madrid, Seville and Barcelona that I found here:

http://www.hostelsclub.com/city-en-3...id.html?scat=2
http://www.hostelsclub.com/city-en-6...le.html?scat=2
http://www.hostelsclub.com/city-en-3...na.html?scat=2

Check it out! Hope it helps.
Have fun in Spain, I absolutely love Spain!!
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Feb 10th, 2014, 01:59 PM
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Let's Go Europe or Let's Go Spain are books that do a great coverage of hostels (and hostales - but those are private room that do not afford the chance to meet others unless they are large ones) - a wealth of into - still available on Amazone.com or in your local library.
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