The Twentytú Hostel in Barcelona is the city’s first tourist accommodation building to obtain the maximum qualification in energy efficiency and it has already become an icon for new generation luxury hostels.
The Twentytú Hi-tech Hostel has been awarded various prizes and acknowledgements for its efforts to apply responsible and sustainable tourism criteria.
It belongs to the Construction 21 platform, dependent on UNESCO and which includes some of the main sustainable buildings in Europe.
It is a member of Barcelona Sustainable Tourism, an association promoting sustainable tourism in Barcelona.
Chosen ‘Best green hostel 2014‘ by Hostelworld.
Chosen ‘Best green initiative 2014‘ in the Global Youth Travel Award 2014 organised by Stay Wyse.
Can Canela 2014 Award promoted by the Association 22@Network which, within the same District 22@, values sustainability and innovation policies, as well as business entrepreneurship, talent, and involvement in various commissions, like the ones on ‘sustainability and environment’.
In 2014 it received the Award for the ‘Best entrepreneurship in responsible Tourism’ awarded by the organisation known as Responsible Tourism and the magazine Descobrir Catalunya during the ceremony of the II Responsible Tourism Awards in Catalonia 2014.
It is the second establishment in Barcelona, after a 5-star hotel GL, to obtain the ISO 50001 certificate issued by AENOR that guarantees efficient energy management.
It is the third establishment in Barcelona, following two hotels, to obtain the ‘Biosphere’ certificate that guarantees implementing a responsible tourism system in the hostel in Barcelona.
Finalist in the 2014 Awards ceremony held during the ‘World Tourism Day ‘workshops, which places Tourism in Catalonia in the category of ‘Responsible tourism’.
Member of the Association ‘Barcelona + Sustainable ‘and signatory to the citizen commitment for sustainability 2012-2022.
All the building facilities are managed using home automation systems and monitors from the control room or reception.