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A great little place in central Chisinau with friendly and helpful staff. Unfortunately there's only one bathroom which can cause trouble in the morning when people are showering. It's very good value for money though.
Spent 12 days there, I can only say good things about it.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
Bad location. If it hadnt been for that Romanin guy I met on the bus to Chisinau, I wouldnt have found it. No signs. The neighborhood gets pretty dark at night, I had to use the flash light of my phone. Frankly, it was scarry, especially for girls. They want you to pay extra 50 lei for early checking. That wasnt nice. No other hostel demands it. It is an old russian house with only one toilet inside bahtroom. Four pictures of Lenin were on the wall of my room. All in all, dont go there.
Excellent hostel experience. The hostel is a huge building, not far from the old town. The dorm rooms are big with high ceilings. There is a big kitchen with gas stove and clean bathrooms. There is a large common room and a garden outside. The staff, especially Ramona, is friendly and helpful. FRee bottled drink every night you stay.
I loved this hostel! It's actually a cute and big apartment with terrace on the ground floor. Atmosphere is friendly, stay is very friendly too. Very nice company, good talks. I also noticed that, instead of most hostels, beds are already fully ready. You don't need to prepare them before sleeping. If you're looking for a hostel in Chisinau, now you know where to go. You won't regret it! :-D