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Little Bucharest - Old Town Hostel Reviews

Smardan Street, Number 15, Bucharest, Romania

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76 Total Reviews
  • 87%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 99%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 81%Atmosphere
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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Had an amazing time thanks to Raul and his amazing hospitality and tour guiding around old town!


The hostel is located in a great spot and is fairly easy to find. It did feel a bit 'cliquey' and for most of our stay it felt like there were more staff there than travellers so it was at times a bit awkward. Not being able latch the room door closed was sometimes frustrating as well, but that's an easy fix :)

  • 11th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel. We are happy to see that you have enjoyed that location and it was easy for you to find us. Also, we are sorry that the atmosphere did not meet your expectations. Usually, during the day, most of our guests go out to discover the city so sometimes the hostel may seem empty, but it is not. We are fully booked most of the time :) Best wishes!


Enjoyed your stay would highly recommend. Will be back.

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Dear Guest, thank you for the lovely review and words. We hope we will see you again soon in Bucharest! Happy trips!


Hostel is perfectly located in the middle of Old Town, with max 20 minutes walking distance to the city center's sightseeing highlights. Can be a bit noisy at night though, but nothing you cannot sleep through when you bring earplugs. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Facilities overall are good, even though the 3rd floor toilet doors do not necessarily lock too well and showers (at around 11am, so that could be the reason) may be a bit cold. Overall, it's a good hostel.


Great location, nice rooms, and friendly staff. Can be a bit loud at night, which we knew going into it. Wasn't really an issue. Comes with the territory when staying in a central location.

  • 16th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Had a really great time at little Bucharest, it was a fantastic place, just in the perfect place in town, but still quiet at night, the beds were comfy and the staff really helpful, especially Cristina who organised the night out on Saturday which was great, she was aursome at getting everyone in the hostel to get along..!

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Dear guest, thank you for taking you time to share you positive experience from Little Bucharest. We are glad to see that you guests have enjoyed their time with us. We hope we will see you again soon in Bucharest, you are always welcome here with us. Best wishes!


Very friendly staff, they offered to come with us and find the bus station as we needed to leave next day early in the morning. The rest of the people we met were equally open and helpful. The room was very clean and we were not disturbed by anyone. Positivie experience overall. The only point that I found weird and that you should take into consideration is that the reception is open between 8 am and midnight. So you may want to take that into account if, like us, you have to leave before 8 am

  • 1st Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Romania
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Dear Adriana, Thank you for this positive comment! It's our true pleasure to see that your hostel experience has been more than just good. We vow to keep the job well done for our guests! Please do visit us again, it will be our pleasure to host you again!


Definitely will be back, very clean, staff friendly and right in the middle of the old city.

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Dear guest, thank you for the positive review! We are happy to see that you have enjoyed your staying here with us and we hope we will see you again soon in Bucharest!

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