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Drifter Jack's Hostel Reviews

2602 Guadalupe St., Austin, USA

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123 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 83%Security
  • 86%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 77%Facilities

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Drifter Jack's was a great hostel to stay in during SXSW in Austin. It was clean and the beds were comfy. It would have been great if we could have stayed a little closer to the places we wanted to go out. Even though we were a bit out of the way there were tonnes of bus routes and we were always able to get a taxi home. A couple of points to note, the 6 bed dorms are cosy! And you can only access the bathroom through your room. Each bathroom is shared between two rooms so get up early or wait!


The staff is very helpfull, has a great attitude towards customers and you feel welcome! On the other hand, the establishment (including the staff) doesn't seem to share my view of what a hostel is for. If I travel anywhere I want to go out, and the hostel is a place to hook up with people to do so, and to sleep at when you come back. In this case there were loud music playing at the reception nearly 24/7, and receptionist waking you up when they introduced new arrivals... past midnight!


Great place to stay in Austin

  • 21st Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)

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