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The staff was incredibly rude, and unbelievably disorganized. The room felt like it was barely being held together and it was nothing short of a prison cell. I found blood on the sheets before I even laid in it. It was an utter disaster.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
Everything you need. Perfect for backpackers. The only issue imho - just two electric sockets in 6 bed room.
First thing you think of when arriving is leaving! We were rudely welcomed, there were no lockers, and the general atmosphere was unfriendly. The facilities were a bit old too. Nevertheless the place was very clean and in the morning we met another member of staff who was very friendly and almost made us forget how rudely we were welcomed.
no directions to the hostel, but it is listed on all the big tourist maps coming into the city. no breakfast, and really loud karaoke/live music from the nearby pubs at night isn't great if you're trying to leave early in the morning. otherwise, pretty close to shops and restaurants, staff is nice, and it's really the only choice for a hostel in gibraltar.
The location is the best aspect of the hostel. It's located about 5 mins walk from the main square/high street and the marina where all the main bars and restaurants are. In terms of the hostel itself, the facilities are in good condition, and the rooms are fairly clean. Not much in the way of atmosphere but it seemed safe and the staff were friendly. Only down point of the hostel was the constant noise of the nearby clubs and the smell of the chip shops that gets into the dorms.
It's all pretty Basic. I had the Feeling, the sheets had Not been washed and the Hostel did not look like the cleanest... There are no lockers in the dorm and the privates are really small. Nevertheless the staff was really friendly and tried its best to help. I think you can go there without a Problem, you're just have to be prepared...
Being the only real hostel in Gibraltar it did is job, has a nice location and a kind of social vibe. Not many backpackers go to Gibraltar i guess, but those who go probably stay at this hostel. Would go bakcck