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Loved the location, friendly staff, clean room. However there do appear to be long-term older guests, and there were children there too when we stayed (not sure if long-term or not). So, poor atmosphere. WiFi ok. Seems to have fallen from its former glory, but you still can't beat the location!
This hostel so many people staying for just living. And also they just use room like their own room. I felt uncomfortable when I stay this hostel. If you don't want to use hostel with living people please change your mind. But location is so nice for going to red square and so near to subway station.
Great location, great staff and great bed ! I definitely recommand it:
The staff werevery unfriendly andwhen asked a questionit seemed a majoreffortbfor themto help. Thereis only 2 showers/toiletsfor guestswhich is not enough for the 40 or so guests. They triedto get me to register my visa in Moscow eventhough I did this in St Petersburg andnas I was staying less than 48 hours in Moscow this was not required. Therewas hairin the showers sinks & bathrooms. There seems to be many guests living here & take over the common areaas if they own itstaff smoke in the stairs
Great location, very clean but weird vibe. Mainly families and local workers who seem to use this place as a home. The attached bar doesn't exist.
Location and value are top notch. Security is ok, they have cameras, and i didn't hear of anyone's stuff being taken. The atmosphere is pretty bad, there are Russians living there pretty much full time, smoking and drinking. There is a very small main room so nowhere to just hang and relax, except your bunk. Cleanliness is good, cleans every day pretty much. Facilities are small and just 2 for the whole hostel, so you might have to wait. If you are tight on a budget, this is a great place.
Cheap, fun but dirty.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
very good location,just 10 min walking from Red Square. The only bad thing about the hostel is that it hosts mostly russian people, so it doesnt have an international atmosphere
spacious lovelt atmospheric hostel. I have not seen anyone who's bored there, quality of ppl who are coming is high, thats wonderful. Highly recommended!
I had an amazing stay there. The hostel is really close to the red square and to the kremlin. You can pretty much like do everything by walk.
No one was at the reception for our check out. We waited and left
It has an amazing location. Showers and bathrooms are a problem, not clean and only 2 of each for the whole hostel. And I still waiting my refund. I paid cash once checked-in and was billed on my creditcard days later. Sent them messages, called them and still without an answer.
It is an excellent place to stay. The only negative thing is that there is no where to store your suitcase/backpack to pick up later on. Anyone could go through your stuff.
A shadow of its past self. I loved it a few years ago, now it's filled with Russian people living in it, with no care at all about others, getting in dorm at 3am to start a movie with no headphones.. or making out. Not enough lockers, staff drinking, beds are incredibly uncomfortable, had marks all over my skin on morning. All rooms&kitchen are really messy. Shower/toilets are clean, not dorms. Dorm door handle falling, force people to register visa even when not needed, accept people with pets.