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The Chocolate Hostel & Crew House Reviews

506 SE 16th Str, Fort Lauderdale, USA

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72%

Rating
384 Total Reviews
  • 76%Value For Money
  • 69%Security
  • 85%Location
  • 71%Staff
  • 71%Atmosphere
  • 63%Cleanliness
  • 69%Facilities

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100%

great place for a few nights. nice atmosphere and decent rooms. the pool was awesome and it was conveniently located. the office person was helpful and cool have us a few tips on where to go for fun.

  • 25th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

pretty cool spot for a few nights, lots of different people stay there, very diverse which is what you would expect at a hostel. The staff was quite kind, Mia and Carl were helpful enough to let me check in before check in time so I did not have to wait outside with that unbearable Florida heat. The accommodations were just what anyone would need, nothing too modern but it had an overall cool artsy vibe. The location is ideal and the price fair compared to the other hostels/hotels in the area.

  • 24th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


40%

I arrived at the posted check-in time of 300PM. I was checked in at 400PM. This hostel is an extended stay hotel/crew house that has been renovated from an apartment complex where almost everyone smokes cigarettes. I shared a 2BR 1BA with 5 other guys in their 30s. It was pretty gross. Having said all of that, it's location is pretty choice. There are bus stops everywhere. Getting to the beach, mall, Culture Room, and to/from the airport is a breeze. Unfortunately, I would not recommend.


71%

The reduced office hours make it almost impossible to check in or check out. Definitely a smoking property and a party hostel, so if you need to rest during the night consider to go somewhere else. Otherwise the hippy vibe, the overall athmosphere, the wasted faces around the pool are ok, oh and the infosigns are cool.


100%

Neat decor in the room and a nice pool area with a BBQ grill. There's a sweet kitty that belongs to the staff that hangs around with everyone. Really good location and FREE wifi and parking!

  • 12th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Good basic dorms with kitchens in the room. A motley collection of short trip travelers and seasonal visitors that makes for interesting conversations. Not dirty as expected from other reviews. It's a bit older and could use some paint and an update. A little dust in the corners and the usual dorm mates belongings all about. But dirty? No.

  • 11th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Belarus
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


71%

Great atmosphere where everyone hangs around the pool and bbqs. I had the apartment room and the bed was very uncomfortable, springy and didn't feel stable. Toilet paper in our room ran out and had to wait a whole day for them to buy some more. Not close to the beach.


100%

Scrappy little place, a bit out of the norm. Definitely not a hostel run by a big corporation like you see every where these days, Eccentric but nice community feel.

  • 10th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Israel
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


71%

The man who was sharing the other bedroom in #9 had been staying for some time which is fine, but he had random people in and out for the 3 days. Some borrowing the shower

  • 10th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


80%

What nice change I liked it

  • 21st Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

A cool place to stay close to the airport and party spots in the city. Clean, kind of big room, compared to the hostels I've stayed at in Europe. One of the reasons I really like the Chocolate is because the people were really fun, had a great time partying with other guests. Carlitos is really nice. Can't beat the price.

  • 7th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


29%

The place was a mistake. I asked for a blanket and was told it was warm enough. I asked for a towel and was told they didn't provide them. I was handed dirty shirts that I could see dried mucus on and was told they were clean. I asked for a room that didn't have a cat and was told there weren't any cats, while a cat was walking around in the room in front of us, and while there was a bowl of cat food in my room on the floor. I ended up staying somewhere else even though they wouldn't refund.

  • 20th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)




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