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8.5
Fabulous 638 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.3
  • Security 8.4
  • Location 9.6
  • Staff 8.8
  • Atmosphere 8.0
  • Cleanliness 8.1
  • Facilities 7.8
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8.5
Fabulous 638 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.3
  • Security 8.4
  • Location 9.6
  • Staff 8.8
  • Atmosphere 8.0
  • Cleanliness 8.1
  • Facilities 7.8

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  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
15th Feb 2017
9.1

Awesome little backpackers would recommend for anyone looking for a nice little place to stay. Good facilities and friendly staff would stay again there.

    • 10.0Value For Money
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10th Feb 2017
8.9

Nice hostel, very centrally located. No locks on the doors, but it did have a few cupboard-style lockers for use with your own locks, though the backs were open (fine so long as nobody moved the very heavy piece of furniture). My room absolutely stank, unfortunately, but I think that was due to one guy's incredibly-gross towel. Only one washer and dryer, which made it a bit tense when multiple people wanted to use it. Adorable cat and super-friendly staff.

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8th Feb 2017
7.4

Nice hostel in the city, like the free breakfast and its clean. I stayed in a female dorm, you don't get a key so it's never locked to the dorm. It was at least lockers in there so that's good.

    • 8.0Value For Money
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    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
8th Feb 2017
9.4

Fantastic hostel. Right in the centre of town, friendly staff and very clean.

    • 10.0Value For Money
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    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
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  • Anonymous
  • Ireland, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
25th Jan 2017
8.6

Couldn't ask for a better location, friendly and helpful staff and very clean! The free breakfast is also a plus for backpacker!

    • 8.0Value For Money
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    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
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  • Anonymous
  • India, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
20th Jan 2017
8.3

The staff is super friendly, helpful and approachable. The property is centrally located in the city center near the important bus stops. The free breakfast adds value for money. But the place has the 'old building' smell to it. There is also a bit of ventilation problem. The big dorm stinks of human stench in the morning. Ask the reception to put a wax infuser or room freshener overnight, that really helps. The shared bathrooms are located a little bit far from the dorm.

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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 6 reviews
13th Jan 2017
7.1

Really nice staff and very handy being so centrally located. Only 2 girls toilets and 3 showers but it didn't seem too much of an issue as it is a very small hostel. The free breakfast was pretty dismal, but free! Walking across the tv area to get to the bathroom is kind of annoying, and it was very loud (traffic noise, drunk people on the streets and slamming doors from 7am). Was fine for one night but wouldn't have wanted to stay any longer.

    • 6.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
13th Jan 2017
6.9

Kitchen could be cleaner and having more toilets would be great. The reception ladies were friendly and helpful

    • 6.0Value For Money
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    • 4.0Cleanliness
8th Jan 2017
5.7

Very gross, dirty & small. A cat Gizmo roams around the place including the kitchen (yuck). We did not cook b/c it was that bad. Entire place smells bad & they only have one washer & dryer for everyone, this is even the one they use... AND they use it most of the time until 6pm daily. AKA: There was a line for it. Very small place to hangout which was the room that smelled the worst. If you want to use the restroom/showers, you have to walk in front of everyone in the living room. Very awkward.

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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
4th Jan 2017
7.1

Room was comfortable. Bathroom disgusting and needs an update stat! Too scared to touch anything! Cute cat though.

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    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness

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