Green Frog Hostel Reviews
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The owner and her brother who owns another hostel are very wonderful people. They had two options of place to stay and they were very helpful. The directions to the hostel are very accurate. Don't give up if you think you missed the street, you didn't, just keep going. You will find them in a lovely inner courtyard waiting for you. They arranged a bike for me to rent for very low price and if I thought I would get lost, they went with me. Unexpected guests made a challenge but they helped us all
This is a real backpacker's hostel! Roxanna, who runs the hostel, is really lovely and doesn't like to turn people away. In our 6-bed dorm, we ended up with a grand total of 14 people and no floor space once all of the mattresses had been brought in. We were lucky and had lovely people in our room, so it was a lot of fun and we still got a good night's sleep! Be warned though, it's a long walk to everywhere in the city from here. Very helpful staff, breakfast and a good social area outside :)
A lovely, small, family-run hostel. It's a bit difficult to find, but it worth it. The owner is very friendly and helpful, she tries to understand what you'd like to do and gives you advice on where to go. Sit in their garden and learn more about Romania by having a conversation with her brother. Tune in to the slower pace of this country and enjoy the best breakfast I ever had in a hostel. I stayed in a spacious private room with airconditioning. One shower only, but I didn't have to wait.
We only stay here for a night as we leaving brasov next day by train. The staff is very kind and prepare us breakfast for our early check out at 630am. She even borrowed us umbrella when it was raining day. The location of the hostel is not very close to old town but within walking distance to main station which is why we chose the hostel in first place. It good value of money considered how much u pay.
Couldn't get the WiFi to work half the time. The room was very comfortable. Ok kitchen facilities. The manager (?) was very nice, but the other staff seemed uninterested. One toilet for each gender and one shower. Breakfast was not included.
The staff was amazing, above and beyond friendly and helpful. They even did our laundry for us (for free!) The room was quite and comfortable. The shower was great, with about 5 different settings.
I have stayed at this hostel twice and have always felt very safe and comfortable there. The staff is friendly and helpful. The atmosphere is great to come back to after a day of sightseeing or a night out on the town. The courtyard is great for relaxing and chatting with fellow travellers.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 31-40
- (1 review)
Friendly staff and good atmosphere. Decent location and good value for money. WiFi and hairdryers available. On arrival our room was overbooked so we got the best room for no extra cost. 24 hour security and room locks.
2nd time I've stayed here, and again I was pleased. The chatelaine, Roxanne, is genuinely concerned with your welfare and your experience of Bucharest, and seems willing to do anything in her power to help you enjoy your stay. It's a bit like staying with a favorite aunt :-). Clean, comfortable surroundings, quiet, laid-back atmosphere, and a good breakfast. The place can be a bit difficult to find, especially at night.
While being a small hostel, the staff is absolutely AMAZING. I have never felt more welcome than by Marius and Roxana and Alex (if I remember his name correctly). Marius was even waiting for me outside to make sure I don't get lost! We were also lucky enough to have a free home made meal from the neighbors! It was simply delicious. This hostel is cheap, very good for the money and I would definitely recommend it. Not that much of a party vibe, but you can definitely meet people and go out!
Friendly staff nothing too much trouble, very relaxed and easy atmosphere.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
Nice hostel and well located. All the staff really helpful even before we arrived at the hostel. Marius was really friendly and helpful, we felt like if we had met him for a long time, like a friend. Just at night noisy because some people were having a party in the common area; buy in general everything was ok.
We love green frog hostel!! We arrived weary after a long old journey and were immediately made to feel very welcome :) the staff are sociable and fun loving and made sure everyone had a good time. The best hostel if you are travelling alone or in a pair as you will no doubt get introduced to the other guests. We all got on like a house on fire and all went out together,
It felt kind of criminal how much I got for how much I way paying. The staff went above and beyond in being helpful and upgrading me to a private room just because it was available. Seems like a hostel where the people who run it are the ones who work there, and put themselves into it, which shows. Would recommend. Also, their shower (while it could using cleaning) is insane.
Very helpfull staff and very good hostel to stay, it's a great chance that I choose this hostel to stay. Good shower, good breakfast, clean toilets and free laundry. At reception you can find help like you are in Tourist Information Office, and you can always drink coffee or tea have good chat with staff.
Unclean, not the right room type available, no lockers (though advertised). Pillow and towels had a stench of smoke, and parts of the hostel (underground) were so so filthy. A dissapointment but reasonable location and staff tried to be helpful.
Excellent small friendly hostel representative of the local community. Helpful and interesting staff will make you feel at home. Highly recommended - 100%
Sorry but found the hostel to be not very clean (look under the beds for example) also shower was terrible only one and it floods also no hook to hang hand held spray. Location felt unsafe although most of the Bucharest was the same. Washing machine was good as it's free but need a dryer. No breakfast on the last day when I left at 830 no sign of anyone. Bed old and rickety. Also noisey from the main reception area I was in the first room.Staff seemed friendly and informative.
The Green Frog Hostel is one of the best hostels I have visited. I reserved a private room and it was huge! The staff, Marius and Alex are great! The owner Roxana is friendly, caring, and welcoming. Marius, is very accommodating to every guest. Breakfast was served promptly every morning and the coffee was delicious. I had an amazing stay at the Green Frog. I plan on staying here again next Spring! I can't wait to see the staff at the Green Hostel again! Take care guys!
Family is really friendly who own it and showed us on a map where to go in the city. It's in between the main train station Gara Du Nord and Piata Romani so two options to get there by bus from the airport. The kitchen was basic and had everything to use to cook our own dinner. The shower was great. The only thing is there are no locks on the door and I wasn't sure there was anywhere to leav valuables. We enjoyed and would stay again.