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Tampere Dream Hostel Reviews

Akerlundinkatu 2, Tampere, Finland

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90%

Rating
490 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

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97%

The Staff was so fantastic! Whatever I asked, they helped me and were so friendly while doing it! You can see that they like their job. The hostel is beautiful, everything is very clean, comfortable and new. I reccomend this hostel!

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Many thanks for your kind words. We do indeed enjoy our jobs and the best part is our wonderful guests! Miia / Dream Hostel & Hotel

100%

Being a Tampere University alumni, I find the location of the hostel easily the best for my short stay. The hostel certainly has the touch of Finnish hospitality where you get free tea and coffee in a very well decorated lounge area. It's just unique design everywhere! I stayed at the dorm and my only concern was that the room was not heated enough (mid October) that I found myself freezing towards dawn. The staff are super helpful, always smiling and observant. Tampereen pride! :D

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Hello there! Lovely to hear that you enjoyed our decor and freebies. In case you don't have a finnish granny to knit you some wolly socks to keep you warm, we can always provide some extra blankets if you are feeling a bit chilly at night. Miia / Dream Hostel & Hotel

100%

Excellent in almost every way.They also offer free tea and coffee.Only drawback is the limited hours for reception (10 a.m. to 10 p.m.) and for the kitchen ( closed midnight to 6 a.m.) , but it's not a really big deal.

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Hi there, and thanks for the feedback, good thing that you enjoyed your stay! We do have to limit the kitchen hours to ensure peaceful sleep for our guests, but it's nice to hear that it didn't cause you any inconvenience. Miia / Dream Hostel & Hotel

60%

I've been staying for a couple of nights in the 16 dorm bed. I'm not that satisfied after all. At my arrive it's been hard to find a bed with the draw in which to keep my bag not broken, or a bed not too dirty. Maybe the smaller room dorms are better, I don't know.

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Dear guest. Sorry to hear that your stay didn't meet your expectations. In order to ensure a comfortable stay, we aim to replace or fix faulty stuff. Your feedback is important to us in this matter. Miia / Dream Hostel & Hotel

91%

A nice and clean place to spent a night or more. The kitchen is quite cosy and well equipped. The town is not quite as interesting as Helsinki and one gets quickly around. We did appreciate the public saunas which are better and more original than those actually available in Helsinki (at least in my judgement).

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Thanks for the kind words. You are right about the awesome public saunas here, although, we think that Tampere is a much cooler place than Helsinki! Miia / Dream Hostel & Hotel

100%

It's the third times I come here! It's great!!! I suggest it because is a great hostel!!!!!

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Nice to hear that you enjoyed all three visits, and you are welcome to stay with us for a fourth time as well! Miia / Dream Hostel & Hotel

89%

Very good hostel with great people. I would always choose it again :-)

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Thank you for your feedback. We do have nice staff but even nicer guests! Miia / Dream Hostel & Hotel

94%

The staff were genuinely incredible! Really helpful, very friendly with lots of knowledge of the area. :)

  • 8th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Thank you for leaving such a nice comment! We do our best to stay in touch with what's happening in the city. Miia / Dream Hostel & Hotel

100%

The kitchen is well equipped, the stuff are really helpful, and there are always some FREE tea and coffee

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Thank you for the compliments, and it is good to hear that you enjoyed our common kitchen and free hot beverages. Miia / Dream Hostel & Hotel

94%

A wonderful hostel, bright airy, clean and excellently run! The staff are wonderful, helpful, insightful, friendly people. I chatted to them for over 30 mins b4 checking in alone! Tampere is the friendliest place I have been to in Finland & the staff make you feel at home. They even upgraded me b4 I arrived to a smaller less occupied room! 1 constructive criticism, black out curtains in the Finnish Summer are essential my room didnt have them & the curtains were 2 small 2 block the light night!

  • 8th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for the constructive critisism, we do need to take that into consideration if we happen to have two sunny summers in a row! Lovely to hear that we made you feel like home, and you're welcome back anytime. Miia / Dream Hostel & Hotel

83%

Kitchen is well equipped and space is enough for more than one group at the same time. Bed is comfortable with reading lamp, power socket, mini shelf etc.

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Hi there, we are glad that you were happy with your room and the common areas. It's also much nicer to cook with many people, right? Miia / Dream Hostel & Hotel

60%

Security aspect doesn't depend always on the staff but in those mates sharing a dormitory or the common room with you; and the Scandinavians (most of the guests) are usually hostile and scary; creating a cheerless atmosphere. I received more politeness from pedestrians in the streets than from staff in the hostel. Paying for common desktop computer's use? well, your lodging fee is already expensive, so you shouldn't make it worse. Unfortunately, it's the only hostel in Tampere. No options left.




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