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Baltic Downtown Hostel Reviews

ulica Zaroślak 12, Gdańsk, Gdansk, Poland

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83 Total Reviews
  • 66%Value For Money
  • 75%Security
  • 71%Location
  • 68%Staff
  • 60%Atmosphere
  • 63%Cleanliness
  • 57%Facilities

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The hostel is located into a nice area, close to the city center and the main railway station. The problem is that the hostel is in renovation so the address does not correspond anymore.Another problem would be that the stuff doesn't really speaks English and it will be difficult even if you will call for information. In the case of Double Bed Private shower was too small and shared bathroom was rather common (since it is actually shared with the whole floor). Not bad for 2-3 days


Broken bed, v.small room. Shower as the swimming pool

  • 5th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Poland
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Very clean and well priced hostel close to old town Gdansk 10 min walking. Kitchen only had microwave, no hot plate/oven. No laundry facilities as mentioned on hostelworld. Wifi worked on and off.


Standard DOUBLE BED that was booked turned out to be actually a BUNK BED for two, which was a huge disappointment. Otherwise helpful and nice (only in polish, though) staff would not negotiate the matter and management did not answer email.


Hostel is not bad in overall, if youre just looking for a place to sleep, this is perfect for you. 10 minutes walk from the center of the city, well connected with the airport and train station. Nevertheless the staff does not speak english and the hostel is not really clean. Showers are the negative point as you have to push the faucet over and over again to have water all the time.


Overall very bad deal. We had booked a room with private bathroom and got a shared bathroom. We were not paid the difference in price of the rooms. harmful treatment

  • 16th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


We sent email and sms about coming in after 5 pm. But when we come in, our rooms were rented. They had left us on the street, at the middle of night. After five hours, at the morning we found another hotel, but spend 4 times more money and had sleepless night. Deposit was not returned. Worker was speaking only in polish, was impossible to communicate. First time after spending lots of nights in hostels, we had such terrible service.

  • 16th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Lithuania
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


I spent just one night there with my gf, we had a private room very nice and clean and the hostel was very well located (only 2 bus stops from main train station and some 20min by foot to the main square) and with all facilities one might need, including wifi. I'd definitely recommend anyone to stay there, it's cheap and ideal for any kind of travel.


The staff were all very nice and incredibly accommodating. We arrived very early in the morning and they had a room ready for us to recover from our overnight bus journey. The place was cleaned daily so it messes and common living spaces never got out of hand. The biggest negative thing about this hostel was the noise. We had a private room which we thought would cut down on disruptions from other guests but the walls were paper thin and we heard everything whether it was beside us or downstairs

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