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Charlie Rockets Reviews

Hoogstraat 19, B-8000, Bruges, Belgium

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1291 Total Reviews
  • 77%Value For Money
  • 72%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 82%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 71%Cleanliness
  • 70%Facilities

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Amazing Staff! Very fun place to stay. The staff were very helpful and made the stay very enjoyable!

  • 26th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Great hostel, nice staff, we were able to check in even arriving 2 am! But there was no hot water in the showers in the morning! But thinking about coming again ;)

  • 22nd Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Czech Republic
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Great location, and an American bar downstairs. Saw some live music which was great, only big negative was the lack of a common room for hostel guests. The only place to sit and chat was in the bar, and some days a chilled out common room would have been perfect. They have no lack of space or anything.

  • 19th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Far from train station, but close to the main square. If you need to charge batteries, you should have an addapter. On the 1st floor is sutuated the bar so you'll sleep with loud music till 4am!!! I left early morning and there was nobody at the reseption and the door was closed!!! I was to use emergency exit without check out or to be late for the train!


Good location, nice atmosphere, but our room was full of mosquitos! There were at least fifteen of them, and the walls were already full of stains caused by previous guests who killed them.


The bed was clean, wifi was easy to connect. Checking in was quick and the employee was very nice. Breakfast didnt last as long as it should (half an hour before closing time there was nothing left) the reception works as a bar too, so no chilling with your own drinks (we got scolded for it). Location is excellent! I would surely come back!


I can genuinely say this is the best hostel I've ever stayed in. There were 9 of us guys, all of having cycled from London over a long weekend. We had a secure place to lock up our bikes, both rooms were super clean and very good quality furnishings and utilities for a hostel. As someone who has stayed at top hotels and grimey hostels alike I can safely say that I'd recommend Charlie Rockets even for friends who are apprehensive hostel virgins. Brilliant location, with an excellent bar to boot.

  • 23rd Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Good breakfast. Excellent location. Didn't realise towel was not included. Would stay here again based on location and atmosphere.

  • 15th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Wales
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


The atmosphere is best described as sleeping in a bar. It wasn't particularly clean and you have to check in with the bartender if you come or go. Plus it was very loud. Overall, I'm not a fan.


The hostel is fine and worth its price. The hostel bar was a bit loud during the night and the breakfast was too simple - even for a hostel.


perfect bar for people who enjoy Nirvana and Creed, exclusively


A great hostel in a perfect location.


Really good hostel with a cool socialising area downstairs - good range of beers! Staff really friendly and helpful also.


Amazing! Nice clean and really amazing pub!


The hostel is located very near Burg Square, a central place in Bruges. The bunk beds are good and the room was clean. The bathrooms were a bit small but everything else was good. The bar/reception has a good atmosphere and the staff is nice.


The common area/bar/game area was amazing to hang out in. The rooms were simple but clean and nice.


The location is great, easy to find and walking distance from everywhere. The stuff is nice and the hostel pub looks cool.


Good location and a clean Comfortable hostel. There is a bar/ downstairs but no kitchen.


Personal not friendly.


The hostel is a complete dive. It's really horrible and no one should stay here. It is above a noisy, trashy bar and the staff are so rude. You don't get a key, you have to ask for one whenever you come in. There are no lockers or security in rooms. The window in ours couldnt be shut or locked. The rooms are filthy and the bathrooms are dirty, the toilets had holes in the doors. People smoke and do drugs in the rooms and the beds were falling apart and clearly unsafe. It was completely vile.

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