Hatters Backpack Hostel -Birmingham Reviews
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Really good value for money. The hostel had everything you could have wanted. great experience.
Internet access back in the rooms :) :) :) and free ....
Very helpful and friendly staff and I had no overall issues. The location is very to the centre but not in the nicest of areas, which can't be helped really. I would go again though :)
The window in our room (208) was about to fall and maybe kill someone. Really dangerous.
I was only at the hostel very briefly (one night), but I slept so well I missed my alarm and was almost late for my Congress! The curtains in my room didn't serve for much once the sun was out, but since I sleep with eye-shades and ear-plugs, I was fine. I'm afraid I didn't even get to see the breakfast (as I was late for my appointment), but I really liked my room (double private - ensuite) and thought it was really good value for money! =)
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
The staff can be a little too lax at times. I rang the bell five times and couldn't get in, only thanks to someone leaving did I get into the hostel. Then I was able to rummage in my bag in the luggage room without being asked any questions, I could have been anyone! The room layout was very strange, I loved the concept however in reality I heard everything happen in the mornings. Also I saw a mouse in the kitchen which was pretty hair-raising.
Nice place, however needs to be run by professional people. Very dirty. 12 dorm room was much bigger than 12 not much room. Felt like a prison. Only one toilet. Kitchen very small.
Basically it wasn't what I expected at all, I don't know what if I stayed in smaller dormitory or private room, but I stayed in 12 bed dormitory room which wasn't actually a room, but an extremely small 4 bed-separated space between the thin walls with other 5 or 6 so called rooms on the basement. I was so disappointed. It was bit far from the centre, but close to the hideous canals and jewellery quarter. Breakfast was okay. Staffs were fine
Unfriendly staff. I will never ever stay with this hostel again !
It was good but got over charged 39 pounds whenI booked and payed deposit I only had 30.80 to pay.
The staff members were very nice and always ready to help and give some directions.
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 18-24
- (1 review)
Really well thought out common areas, in particular the kitchen and lounge. Found it a bit difficult to navigate the confusing stairwells and corridors though.