Ålesund Hostel Reviews
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Alesund is old and run down, but cheap,. The girl on reception was very helpful and welcoming. The showers were hot, the kitchen was good, the best part was the breakfast - fabulous. I had an ealy bus and I was allowed to go in early and have breakfast. I stayed two night so that I could go to Geiranger fjord. When I got back to the hostel at 7:30pm the room to the dorm was wide open, not the secure door, the side glass door.
Nice and rich breakfast buffet but unfortunately only until 9am. Quiet central area, perfect room, well equipped kitchen.
What is good: very comfortable bed! location, very friendly staff, well-equipped kitchen But.... we hade a double room with bathroom on the first floor. Room was very small and dirty, floor was sticky, dirty, very dirty! , Bathroom was extremely small and dirty! There is no shelf at the room , no wardrobe, you have to keep your clothes in your luggage. Breakfast is just ok. I couldn't say it is really good.
kitchen in the cellar, without windows, you don´t want to cook there. a nive room to relax, but full with staff, you feel like to stay in a junkroom
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 41+
- (1 review)
Maybe it was because it was a hectic weekend and they weren't used to it, showers, bathroom and laundry room were a little untidy. Breakfast buffet was fine.
Overall in terms of location and facilitie, the hostel was great. However we found the staff to be quite rude
very convenient, and near to climb the mountain that can overview all city, worth to recommend
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 31-40
- (1 review)
All positive. Yes! Excellent breakfast buffet. Close to bus terminal. Nice common area. Plenty of plug outlets. Free use of washer and dryer with reasonable cost for powder. Folding table for clothes. Lockers available for valuables. Convenient table for computer work in the male dorm. Spacious kitchen with everything you could possibly need. Separate bathrooms and showers. Friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable staff. Wonderful city. Fantastic experience overall!
The location is very nice, near the centre and bus terminal, close to the park, from the window you can watch the viewpoint Fjellstua. The hostel is clean and quiet, the breakfast buffet great, the staff working hard, so at any time nothing was missing on the buffet table. The common area is very nice and the kitchen spacious and well equipped. The only mistake, the kitchen in our room was not working.
Good hostel, excellent breakfast and helpful staff. The hostel is next to the Aksla mountain. Also the City centre is really close. The dorms are a bit outworn and in the Basement, but if you stay in hostels often it is just a ordinary dorm. The kitchen is great and a nice place to meet people!
The hostel is top of town. So nice view and easy approaching to observation platform. But to go hostel you have to climb up small acclivity or some stairs. But I love their great breakfast and free self laundry service with my own cleanser.