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Hatters Backpack Hostel -Birmingham Reviews

92/95 Livery Street, Birmingham, England

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1605 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 78%Security
  • 76%Location
  • 83%Staff
  • 78%Atmosphere
  • 78%Cleanliness
  • 78%Facilities

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Basement sleeping room felt damp, and no curtains meant the room impossible to make dark: light from window and emergency lighting in the corridor


This hostel was awesome....until my shower made screeching noises. But the set up of the 12 bed dorm was awesome, sectioned off into 4 beds a room with a curtain, light and PowerPoint in each. The brekky in the morning was a nice added bonus and there's a powder room for the females. The walk into town isn't that far, we carried our rucksacks in to the bus station and it took 15-20mins with our bags. But a great stay other than the shower, the noises need to be fixed but it was still hot!

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Thanks for taking the time to leave us such a good review. We'll look into the shower issue that you mentioned. See you next time.


The hostel is in an old building which was probably once a factory. This makes for odd sized rooms and an aspect of dirtiness regardless of how clean the place is. The internet is quite bad; it didn't work most of the time. To make matters worse, the hostel doesn't have any lockers, only a room which anyone can go in to leave bags. The staff was nice to let me leave my bag in a locked room when I left for the city, but I had to lock it to the bed overnight, which was really inconvenient.

  • 22nd Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Very well over all. Only one problem with the water that was not really warm as we expected. Very good for short stay.

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Thanks for the good review! See you next time.

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