Snuffel Backpacker Hostel Reviews
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We booked this hostel basically in the dark about what it was like, and went off the reviews. And the reviews, even at a 90%, really undervalued how incredible this hostel was. The facilities, rooms, staff, atmosphere, location; everything was amazing. And at the value, it was absolutely incredible. We met people from all over the world in the lobby, which by the way, becomes one of the best bars in Bruges at night. If you're looking for one of the best hostels I've ever seen, this is it.
- Novice Nomad
- Mixed Group, 18-24
- (1 review)
Best part is definitely the bar downstairs. Great place to have a cheap beer and meet people. Rooms were okay, but the shower just had a curtain to separate it from the rest of the room.
Please add doors for shower room. And the water is not hot enough.
The staff was wonderful! Great advice on what to see and the bartender was great too! Breakfast was very good lots to choose from and yummy coffee! The showers were okay...in a seperate building, not a lot of pressure and you had to pull a chain to keep the water flowing lol overall great stay would go back for sure!
The staff at Snuffel are terrific and make you feel welcome immediately. The rooms are clean and comfortable and there is a kitchen. We had a great time at Snuffel and would go back again. Be aware that there is no chillout area/lounge so if you don't want to hang out in the bar/seating area then you'll need to go to your room or to the courtyard. The showers are in a separate room (you just walk through the courtyard) but this wasn't a problem. There are toilets and sinks near the bedrooms.
Very nice hostel. Great location with a really fun pub! The prices of the beers are not expensive, and every night they offer a happy hour with regular beer costing just one Euro. Rooms are quite good, but the showers arent so nice, cold water sometimes... Staff is friendly and helpful.
Just be prepared for the showers: down the stairs, through the bar and garden and up some other stairs to reach them, and it's a row of stalls with curtains in one unisex room. There's also no elevator, so make sure you can carry your luggage up a spiral staircase. Otherwise, it was a great hostel, and an excellent location.
The bar downstairs is great for meeting people and cheap beer. Like everyone else said the showers are a whole different experience, they reminded me of a campground. It's also short on bathrooms. Good for a few nights to party in Brugge.
Overall a good hostel. The staff were relatively friendly and happy to answer any questions. Rooms were clean although getting a large bag up to the second flor was a bit of a mission on a spiral staircase. WIFI only available in the common area which is ok, except when the bar gets overly busy and noisy. The showers require you to go through the bar area to get to them which is ok, albeit a little weird.
My biggest gripe- horrible hostel layout. You need to go through the pub to go to the shower rooms. People staying in room 112 have to first walk through room 111. I've stayed in worse hostels before compared to this but this was quite an inconvenience
Great location, pleasant staff, clean rooms with a great view, cheap bar downstairs - perfect for meeting people - and of course cozy patio. I had a great stay there and would definitely recommend the place for backpackers, but not for hotel-type people. The showers are a bit of surprise :)
a good location, close walk to the town centre, internet directions could be improved to make it easier to locate place. Lovely staff who were very helpful and passionate about the city. The shower room was a walk through the bar/common area and could be cleaner and improved. good sized rooms which were comfortable to sleep in
A little bit of walk, but definitely worth it. The staff was amazing & fun. There was also a fully operating bar that was packed at night with a great atmosphere (but didn´t bother me sleeping). The breakfast was amazing with toast, cereal, jam, coffee, tea & all the good stuff. Fully equipped kitchen & sleeping quarters were nice. The shower wasn´t as nice as expected (you had to pull a chain the entire time & I had lots of cold water) and the bathrooms were fine but not as clean as desired
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Great place quite near from the down town. Just a pity that the bar inside the hostel closes at 12 pm, because it has a very good atmosphere inside, great music, open minden people, ..... we really enyoyed it!!!!!!!
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
It has a bar downstairs and the beers are at a fair price. It has a nice atmosphere and the staff is very friendly. The problem is the weird distribution of everything. Taking a shower might involve going downstairs, crossing the bar, the kitchen and then going upstair again. Some rooms are only connected to halls though other rooms so you have extra people passing by your room.
Good hostel. Liked the happy hour euro draught. Did suck that you have to walk through the bar, common area and through the court yard to shower. Wifi was only in the common area, but overall good hostel. Sucked that it rained the couple days that I was there. Hostel couldn't really do much about that though.
Really nice hostel, cool atmosphere. At night it turns into a pub, so if you want to go to bed early, maybe it is not the best choice for you. If you want to drink a couple of beers, it is. The location is good, a little bit far away if you have to walk from the train station with all your stuff. But then somebody informed us that there is a bus that stops right in front of the hostel that can take you back to the station. The staff was really nice and helpfull. The showers are far away.
Nice place to stay! Not that clean, but in a good location, nearby everything in Brugge! Nice staff, nice atmosphere to know new people and good beer at the bar on the ground floor. I recommend it!