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This is the only budget place to stay in Rijeka and they know it. The owner is disgraceful - she arrived an hour and a half after we had agreed to check in keeping us waiting on the doorstep, she hammered on the door while I was in the bathroom, and tried to bully us to check out an hour before arranged. The rooms are stuffy and with the windows open at night it is impossible to sleep through the traffic outside. Near the train station.
- Novice Nomad
- All Female Group, 18-24
- (1 review)
We could not stay at Nicolas Rijeka in Rijeka, Croatiae. There was nobody. We waited but it did not help. We called but the number was not available. So we had to search for another room. We wrote him that we want back our money - he wrote ok. No word why there was nobody there. So we hope, that he will send us our money .
Not to expect too much in this hostel. It's good for night or week stay, not more...BAD: No kitchen, no chill room, cleanless is poor, wet toilet flor...God: Cheap, near to center, calm...
The hostel was evarage. We were the only guest and i think that was not suprising. The hostel is mildly clean, and smells very smokey. In the middle of the night you frequently woke up due to the coughing of the hostel owner, who is smoking very very much, which sounds like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease! He does not speak a single word of English which made checking in to the hostel difficult.
The staff is very friendly, the location is good (just a 5 min walk to the city center). The rooms are quite cleean, but in every part of the hostel there is a terrifying stink of cigarettes/smokes... Bathrooms are too old (scary) and needs to be renovated. Beds are unconfortable and on every smaller movement they creak too much. The noise from the street is too high, don't know why, maybe the glass plates on the windows are too thin.