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City Public Hostel Reviews

Absalonsgade 8, Copenhagen, Denmark

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75%

Rating
1607 Total Reviews
  • 74%Value For Money
  • 69%Security
  • 86%Location
  • 83%Staff
  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 67%Cleanliness
  • 70%Facilities

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80%

Had a good stay, keep on going!

  • 24th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


74%

The security wasn't very good as really anyone could walk in despite the fact that they have a code, but everyone is just walking in and out so nobody pays attention really. But wasn't scared because its in a fine area. I'm sure nothing would happen.

  • 23rd Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


69%

Worth the money, got upgrated to a better room free of charge.


74%

Good vibes! Great chats!


74%

It is the cheapest hostel in copenhagen and you have a bed and hot showers which is the most important.


66%

The staff was great, but the security seemed lacking.


77%

Nice staff and good management, the 66 beds dorm was surprisingly nice, the kitchen is amazing, good value for your money. The only downside is that the showers and beds could be better but not a big drawback.


71%

I stayed in the giant 66 person room, and the beds were separated into cubicles of 2 bunk bed each. The environment at the hostel was great and I meet many people and went out with them. The showers aren't anything to boast about. I didn't take a shower for the two days I was there. Ick. I just couldn't bring myself to do that. Anyhow, you have to pay for the linnens for the bed. There are lockers to put your stuff right next to your bunk which felt safe to me. The staff was super fair and nice


71%

Tried the 66 bed dorm room for one night for fun. It's gross. But okay to sleep. The stuff there were awesome!


80%

At first, it took us a while to get service, but otherwise the hostel had everything you would expect from a hostel, but nothing too special.


91%

City public Hostel have been one of my greatest stay in a hostel ever. Both staff and the guests made this a place to relax, enjoy, and really get the energy to experience Copenhagen. The location of the hostel also made every trip around town a short but intresting trip. The kitchen large and well-equipped and really felt clean. The only area that could have done with some more cleaning is perhaps the toilets but also really good compared to others. Rooms good, but beds creak a lot! 96% good!

  • 11th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Norway
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


77%

Very nice place to stay a few days, with many things near by. It has an excelent shared kitchen and good people. Just keep your important things inside the lock, and other luggage on the luggage room and security problems, shouldn't be an issue to you.

  • 10th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Portugal
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


54%

Really expensive, beds were uncomfortable and top bunks didn't have a ladder, showers were terrible and not enough, toilets needed more cleaning. However kitchen was really good. There were no codes on the doors or keys, anyone could just walk into anywhere.


80%

Sleeping in the 66 bed dorm was better than I imagined, the beds are in groups of four. I was able to sleep as well as anywhere else. The atmosphere is nice, lots of travellers and the yard has benches and grass for chilling around. Toilets and showers were dirty (especially shower room). Other than that, great value (nice location).


97%

This was a great place to stay. I stayed twice, once in a 6-bed female only dorm, and then in the mixed 66-bed dorm, and both were good experiences. The larger dorm has dividers set up, grouping the beds in 4s, so it feels more private than you'd expect. The place is clean, the other guests are friendly and considerate, staff is helpful, and the wifi is good (though does not like the iPhone mail app). I would certainly stay here again.


100%

A very nice hostel. Clean, secure, well located, and a big, well-equiped kitchen. I stayed in the bigger dorm, but it's quiet and had no problem sleeping. I'd stay there again.


83%

Cheapest in town if you choose the 66 bed dorm. Well equipped kitchen, perfect for a budget traveler.


63%

This place was terrible for 40$ a night. I had one bed in a six dorm. The room was filthy. The bunk beds felt like they were about to come apart. Linen and towels were at an extra charge. The bathroom was the worst part. It literally smelled like rotten fish. The walls of the shower were moldy. I don't think this place has received a proper deep cleaning in a long time. On the good side, the kitchen was the best part. Being able to bring your own ingredients to cook was super nice.


71%

Stayed in the 22 bed dorm. The beds are a bit noisy but overall the noise level was not too bad. Bed sheets, quilts, and such are not included which makes it possible to bring your own and save some money. It's a good hostel for your money and a good location.

  • 28th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


77%

The 66 bed dorm was surprisingly quiet. Beds were a little hard and you have to pay extra for sheets. There are no plugs in rooms, so you have to charge your phone in the common room. Kitchen was big and well-equipped. Great atmosphere. Good for so cheap hostel.


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