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Funky Mamaliga Hostel Reviews

str. Kogalniceanu 16, Chisinau, Chisinau, Moldova

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78 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 75%Location
  • 75%Staff
  • 78%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 78%Facilities

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Was one of the best time, which spent in abroad.


it was very beautiful and the staff so friendly and helped me with everything best hostel i have ever seen,,the manager a great women and i enjoyed there and it was nice :) and i think that everyone who wants to travel to chisinau he should have to stay at Funky Hostel.

  • 5th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Iraq
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


didnt stay at funky but at RETRO hostel they are both run by the same manager, a nice lady who knows how to handle travellers and both had the same incompetent and unprofissional staff i arrive with a reservation and with 10% paid and i was told that there wasnt place cause they play music insted check mail so i had to go to the other hostel, more expensive and pay full fare! then i was ask to leave 50 lei deposit for the locker key which i didnt get cause was gone. so it was my mobile charger

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your comment, we appreciate your effort. The key from the locker was not returned by another guest, so we had to make a duplicate. In regards to your charger, you left it in the wall, next to your bed. If you'd like to get it back, please send us your postal address and we'll be glad to ship it. Finally, we apologize we had to move you to RETRO but it was because there was no hot water at Funky and we wanted to make your stay more comfortable by moving you to another hostel.


A little pricey given the cost of most other things in Moldova. Because of the cold there was a loud hot air fan running at all times, which got annoying after a while. Beer for sale is a plus though.

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