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Firehouse Hostel Reviews

605 Brazos Street, Austin, USA

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89%

Rating
268 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 83%Security
  • 99%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 86%Facilities

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91%

Perfekt ställe mitt i nöjeskvarteren.


83%

Breakfast was great if a little over the top. Bar downstairs good. Great location. Shame the bar crawl was cancelled just because of a little rain.


80%

Poor WiFi made it hard for us to arrange things. Clean and well catered.


94%

Had an absolute blast here. Great group of people made it a great time. Staff and location are excellent. Only drawbacks are the wifi which was terrible and the bar downstairs which doesnt close till 2am. The one night i wasnt out made it very hard to go to bed at a decent hour as the music can be clearly heard all through the hostel. All in all was a really positive experience and i would definitely come back


100%

Loved the firehouse only downside is there isn't really a common area to chill out but its probably because it used to be a firehouse most socializing was done in the Kitchen. Hostel location is perfect right next to all the bars on 8th st and rainie st is only a 20 min walk away. Would definitely come back and stay here given the chance again


77%

I gave "poor"mark to facilities because of the bathroom.Personally I feel that only minimal investment may be needed to make bathroom a more pleasant area.For instance wooden countertop around sink is an area where just a nice one made of formica or even artificial stone would make that area looking much better,kept clean and dry unlike what iy looks today..Shower head in the stall that I had used is loose and cannot be adjusted.As I said these are not big and I certainly think expensive .

  • 31st Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


91%

I was in austin for the F1 and could not have picked a better place! Its a bit cramped to in the rooms but as a base its ideal. Large breakfast area with a great choice of goodies and a computer for residents. My room included charge points by the beds and privacy screens! Would happily stay here again!


91%

Staff were super helpful in offering advice on best bars and restaurants around. Super clean place and cool speakeasy bar downstairs. Good breakfast on offer too! Those muffins....:)

  • 27th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

The best breakfast I've ever had in any hostel and it betters most good hotels too. Great location, helpful staff, handy info about places to eat out and visit on the wall and good bar attached.

  • 26th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


94%

Great hostel, located right in the centre. Met some great people here. Don't even have to leave the building to see live music!


80%

The breakfast is excellent and location is in prime area of sixth street


100%

Love this place! I highly recommend it to all backpackers or if you are just passing through. It's safe and at a great location. The staff was fantastic!

  • 24th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


86%

If you want to be in downtown Austin, there is no better place. Everything was within about a half-hour walking, and even the airport is a half-hour, $1.50 bus ride away. Even though the hostel sits atop a bar, there was never a noise issue. The staff was very friendly and accommodating, and I met some great folks from all across the world. Would definitely, definitely stay here again.

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


97%

Excellent!!!!! Everything perfect!! They have all the facilities, cleaness, location and atmosphere you can ask for! Totally recommended!


100%

Loved it! The location is great. Rooms clean, bathroom clean, breakfast was great! Loved the speak easy bar in the place. Live music was decent.

  • 13th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


77%

The staff was AWESOME. I got in late after ACL and the woman who checked me in helped me order a sandwich from a nearby delivery place. I felt like she really wanted to make sure I was taken care of. The location is EXCELLENT, right between 6th and 7th streets. Not the cleanest place I've stayed in, and it was pretty loud outside. But the staff were awesome, and it was fine for a place to crash.


86%

Perfect location, clean and great staff. There was a problem in the room I was staying with one of the people there and they quickly solved it.

  • 9th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


94%

I loved my stay here! The location is excellent ..right in the heart of the city. The staff was very friendly & helpful. Room & the bathroom were clean.Would definitely come back again!


97%

Loved everything. Just stay here.


86%

The location is amazing and is just around tj corner from all of the bars. The room itself wasn't great as it was absolutely freezing and the toilets/showers weren't the best. Good breakfast though!


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