Downtown Backpackers Hostel Bratislava Reviews
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Very nice people and friendly staff Excellent kitchen
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
Good location very near to the historic city center. The building itself was kind of dark and creepy, and on our floor there were several dorms sharing 2 toilets and 2 showers. Considering that they saw a lot of traffic, the bathrooms were relatively clean. The kitchen and common room area were very cosy, and the pub downstairs seemed to be doing a good business. The building was certainly historic... So was the security system. For a one night stay it was a good value.
Location was quite far from the bus station and the central train station, but very good deal for such a low price. Would stay again, free use of washing machine as I brought my own washing powder.
Not a bad thing to say about Downtown Backpackers! Just loved it!
good location. very not clean. old hostel
Malvina works behind the bar- she is awesome. So helpful and full of things for you to do whilst in Bratislava. The restaurant attached to the hostel is amazing. Locals come here- I recommend you get amongst them because they know how to drink. Good atmosphere at the hostel however was noisy at night with it being quite communal. Overall I would stay here again and recommend it to others travelers.
Really dull staff. Dark place throughout. Cramped showers with no electric plug in. 1 power adaptor for the room, come on guys!
The Hostel was good overall, clean and spacious
Hostel is very close to the old town, staff very friendly, room and bed all right, you get quite a big locker as well. Food at hostel's restaurant was also very good, complimentary shot on arrival also nice surprise :). When I came back very late at night, there was some guy at front wanting to see that I have a key, thumb up for security. Will stay again ;)
As a student I had a reduction on a tourist fee which was nice. The staff and the cleaning lady were very friendly and helpful. The rooms were tidy, safe and warm. What I liked is that the bed linen and blanket were clean, warm and comfortable. The showers were big but without any shelf to keep your shampoo and soap handy while showering. After checking out I was given a space for free to store my luggage for a few hours before leaving town.
It is a fine hostel. Close to everything but not "in the middle of it". Anyway, the atmosphere is great i it has a bar so it's really convenient when you want to drink something but not go out for it. And you can also meet people there. Toilet and shower rooms are small but clean!
The wooden beds are disaster. They are squeaking with every movement, and with 8 of them in the room it emitting substantial noise in the night. The showers and bathrooms are very small, so its even hard to turn around in them. The entrance is also very small, cause the front doors are used as a storage place.
The location was a big plus, close to the train station and the city center, and steps away from the presidential palace. The staff was quite hospitable, they assisted me happily every time, even though I was constantly asking them questions. One thing to improve, the rooms and the toilets are not in optimal conditions. I saw the toilets clogged a few times, but thankfully it was solved fast every time. There were many older people staying too, so there wasn't really a backpacker atmosphere.
Amazing! The best hostel I've been so far.
Was a great little hostel! Friendly, warm and shockingly spacious! My only negative being no laundry facilities, however I do realise this is hard to find with hostels.
Great hostel with great facilities. If you want to cook dinners, this place has a great kitchen! Would definitely stay here again!
Beatiful hostel, great location and very clean. Unfortunately they had a bed bug problem while I was there and everyone in our dorm was effected. I hope this gets cleared up soon as the place is awesome!
This hostel was central, comfortable and staff extremely helpful. Free towels and lockers in room and they even brought coffee into the dorm in the morning for us. Bar was great value for money and served amazing traditional Slovak food. Fun atmosphere and lots of people to chat to if you're travelling alone. All in all, I was extremely happy with this hostel.
Lovely staff and a good bar area. Good for meeting people but the only issue we had was that we were in an 8 bed dorm with only one plug socket!
Staff on reception were friendly and helpful however staff in the bar area were very rude. The food you can buy is very very good.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)