Purple Nest Hostel Valencia Reviews
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The location and staff of purple nest are absolutely fantastic, no complaints at all!! I know that staying in a large mixed dorm really depends on the roommates.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
I had a great stay. The staff were very friendly and helpful. My room (a 4-bed) wasn't very clean though, and had an unpleasant smell (fortunately this improved a bit while I was there). I think that was down to people/a person staying there long term though; I think the other rooms were better. Being able to use the washing machine was great. I also thought the location was fantastic- great for wandering to different areas of the city.
I loved how much there was for us to get involved with. The staff was amazing and offered so much help on what to see in the city!
The hostel was okay, thats the only thing i can think to say. The rooms werent the greatest, quite noisy and the bar/common area was too big so it made it even more aparent when there were only 3 people there. This is an okay hostel to go to if you're travelling as a group but nothing else in my opinion.
There was always someone missing at the recepcion and I felt like in a summer camp.
I booked a six person dorm and paid €23 for 2 nights when I checked in. I went my room and was pleasently surprised to find myself in my own room with a giant balcony on the top floor!! They had graciously upgraded my room at no extra cost! Although it was amazing to be in a nice big room with a queen sized bed, there were some things I wouldn't have liked had I paid the full €41/nigh). The bed didn't have fitted sheets and the shower didn't drain until long after I was finished. Great location!
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
Excellent location and staff. The place can be very noisy, and the Internet is not always that good
Good place. Had free salsa dance lessons
This hostel was amazing. Me and my friends had the top floor, with access to the roof as well as our own private bathroom. With this hostel, we got to go on a walking tour to learn about the city of Valencia, and eat local Paella right in the living room. The wifi was great, the staff was hilarious, and it was so international and in such a prime location. I highly recommend this hostel for anyone traveling to Valencia, the people are overly accommodating.
Pros- The afternoon staff of two guys were really nice and welcoming. The hostel was easy to find. The common room is nice. Cons- filthy dirty floors in the rooms, no breakfast, no locks on the lockers. very unhelpful night staff. I couldn't get the wifi to work at all & the guy told me to try in the common room (where I previously was) and nothing. He said its probably because of Fallas. Night staff interacted poorly with others (i saw some heated discussions) & LOTS of excuses about Fallas.
Very helpful staff, clean and comfortable. They have free walking tours and pub crawls starting at their bar. Thanks guys! I will be back
Made a last minute reservation here because staying with a friend fell through. Unfortunately it was the Falles festival, which quadrupled the nightly rate. Staff were helpful, though it took 20 minutes to find my reservation and I was overcharged, which took another receptionist to cancel... Blah blah blah.. Also a little too much nudging from the staff on the clubbing scene.. I came for different reasons. Facilities were clean and spacious, a couple locks were broken, but nice nonetheless!
The location was perfect and the staff very welcoming and helpful. The beds were clean but it was a bit smelly everywhere. The whole hostel needs some renovation. Especially the bathroom was a bit shabby. I wouldn't say don't go there but don't expect a cozy hostel with comforting things like your own little lamp and charging facility on your bed. It's ok, I can't compare to others in Valencia. And the location I'd say is unbeatable. But it could be much better if they'd renovate certain parts.
Ma and a friend stayed in the basic 4 bed dorm. We didn't like the room. There were 2 bunk beds with no space to move. The beds were extremely squeaky, the light in the room was very poor and the window was facing the wall so the room was very dark + the walls were red which didn't help.There are no power plugs next the bed or lights. The bathroom needs some renovations, especially the showers. The staff was friendly but was missing some basic knowledge of the city. Great location.
Staff were very helpful! They helped me organising my trip and made my stay wonderful! Recommend the walking tour, they brought us to the mazcleta for fallas , incredible experience! Good location easy walk from city centre.
I only had one issue with this Hostel. They do not allow you to drink your own alcohol in the common area. I understand that most hostels do not let you drink alcohol near the bar, However this hostel doesn't allow drinking anywhere except outside. I did not feel like paying 5 euros for one beer or 2.5 euros for a shot of cheap tequila when there is a supermarket right down the street that I can buy good alcohol for much cheaper. Other than that, the staff and facilities were great for price.
Excellent location, you can get a really good brekfast for 3 eur wich is really cheap, staff are really nice and friendly also you can get clean towels.
The hostel is well located and the bedrooms/bathrooms are clean. The main problem is the weird atmosphere. The bar tender was playing very loud and club music all day long, even when people were only eating or reading...and when we asked him to lower the music, he didn't do it. It was annoying. Another thing is that we took it mainly for the roof terrace as we see in the pictures, but when we arrived, the staff said that's there is no roof terrace !!
I think that everyone needs to stay here, it was a little quite but I think that's because I was out of season however the staff are so friendly that I was never on my own. So close to everything and the breakfast was worth paying for !!!
Older age dynamic through all of hostel