El Guembe Hostel House Reviews
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2 positive things to mention: 5 walkingminutes from the busterminal which, the staff was friendly. The house is old and the rooms are run down: big wholes in the walls, showers do not always provide (hot) water, mold around, window and door could not always be shut properly and when it was raining, there was a lack in the roof so that a bucket had to be placed right in our door. The breakfast was a bad joke as was the pool (a green soup). The bathrooms were, as was the whole house, dirty.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 31-40
- (1 review)
Really good value for money hostel which was perfect when only staying for one night. Staff were friendly and bedrooms were comfy and air con was brilliant!
The receptionist is very kind. The hostel is closed to everything.
I chose this place even if it had a low rating, after reading the latest reviews. You simply can't please everyone, especially not when some guests seem to expect a five star hotel instead of a hostel in the cheapest range. I've found nothing wrong with this hostel, actually I've been in far worse in South America. And in contradiction to some reviews, it is pretty clean. All the staff but one spoke some English, but they've all been friendly. It might help if you're nice to them yourself.