11 Happy Backpacker Reviews
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Average hostel. The rooftop bar was very very loud so not the best place to stay if you want some sleep. Staff were helpful enough but nothing out of the ordinary. Room was very basic and not overly clean
they don't have lockers for your personal things! None... And there aren't locks on the door...so you either have to carry everything of value with you at all times..or trust everyone in the hostel and all the staff with access to your things... I checked out and left for Mad Monkey :). Maybe would have been a nice hostel otherwise.
Not impressed with this place unfortunately. I emailed them to arrange a tuk tuk pick up from the bus stop, but they got the day wrong and even though I emailed them to correct it nobody was there to pick me up and I had to negotiate with a driver myself. When I arrived at the hostel nobody seemed to want to check me in and when I mentioned the missed pick up the girl totally ignored the issue. No apology or anything, in fact I was made to feel guilty for mentioning it.! Very disappointing.
The hostel was better than some of the hostels available. There is only so much that can be expected for a cheap rate with an accommodation catered toward backpackers. But the rooftop bar and restaurant was quirky and highly enjoyable. There was a pool table and hammocks. The food was cooked promptly and the staff was attentive.
Emailed hostel for a airport pick up, they didn't get back in touch , ended up paying fortune for taxi as of course was a scam. Hostel is really dirty, toilets no soap , neve toilet roll either . Shower in above the toilet and cold, really unconvienient . I know the showers are in same room what toilet but come on ! Only couple of staff were nice. No air con working in the room. Music too loud on the rooftop so u had to shout in conversation. No locks or securityLeft after one night
Friendly staff, central location, clean rooms and an amazing rooftop bar! What more could you want from a budget hostel :)