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Great location, other than how loud and awkward the under-bed storage units are (when I opened the lid I completely closed the person into their bottom bunk, and I also think I woke up the whole room when I had to pull it out screeching on the floor in the morning) it was a great experience, things were clean and comfortable
Washrooms need to be cleaned more often Noise from cafeteria at night
Fantastic hostel! The staff and the facilities are excellent, always very clean (even the bathroom), the kitchen is well equipped, beautiful atmosphere and the location is perfect to reach all the sites even on foot! I stayed for two nights and it was a great experience! I highly recommend it!!! 10+
Very nice staff, and the location is perfect
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
Overall our stay was good. It was just the one night, so we really just slept at the hostel. We stayed in a private twin with shared bathroom. Room was very basic. Bathrooms were very nice and clean. Location was perfect walking distance to the Cathedral and old town of Valencia. What really got me about the hostel was that (after a bit of overcoming a language barrier) the staff went out of their way to track down a necklace I had left in the bathroom the night before.
A very big hostel, always people, always crowded in the kitchen, the atmosphere unpersonel
The hostel is very clean, comfortable, and a nice place to rest your head. I found the atmosphere to be a bit lacking, kind of hard to meet people traveling solo. Great kitchen and really amazing shower, hot water and super high pressure!
perfect hostel , Awesome rooms and bathrooms, amazing staff
For what we actually paid we recieved a lot, because we didn't pay really much for the private room compared to other places. The showers and room were good and clean, though the toilets weren't always clean, but ofcourse that's more the fault of dirty guests than the hostel, you cant expect they inspect the toilets 24/7 ofcourse. Furthermore, the hostel had a friendly international staff. The atmosphere wasn't what we expected in the hostel, but that's just because it was very calm I'm sure
Good hostel, however what concerns the atmosphere it's this kind of large, anonymous, sterile sort of place, rather than a super homely/friendly one. Depends on what you prefer, but overall I would recommend the hostel!
Fantastic location, comfy beds, great kitchen facilities, super clean bathrooms, good community space, and free lockers! Perfect hostel.
I had no problem with my stay until I heard about another guest's of food being robbed from the fridge. The morning after mine was robbed from the cupboard even though the bag was closed and had been there for a couple of days unaffected. I found my food bag misplaced and left open. Luckily I was returned some of the stolen goods on the same day, mysteriously placed above the storage box of my bed, though I'm not sure whether it's my old roommate, the thief or the hostel staff who did this.
Friendly staff, good facilities, in a great location and great price
- Novice Nomad
- New Zealand
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
Comfy bed, clean, good kitchen. But I had a weird experience with breakfast. Spanish speaking guy staff member was rude and ignored me, I asked for a cake thing, there was already a piece sliced. He cut it in half again and gave it to me. It was literally the width of 2 of my fingers (and I have small hands) not really worth €2 and not enough for breakfast. Self serve breakfast would be better.
The hostel itself is very nice - clean rooms, comfortable workspace, good wifi, etc. It did take them a long time to allow us to check in despite the fact that we had a reservation (and once we finally got our keys, one bed still wasn't ready), but I believe the cleaning crew was just short-staffed the night we visited. Great location right in historic center of city. Would stay there again.
A great hostel in a great location. Spacious, clean and plenty of hot water. Great value for money. Only negative was it said there were hair driers for hire and wgen I asked the only one there was needed an adaptor that they didn't have. Also there weren't any individual night lights . I arrived during the night and didn't want to disturb anyone by putting the room light on. It was a bit difficult making my bunk with the light off my mobile phone. But all in all a great place to stay.
The staff is not so friendly and helpful comparing to the other hostels in this part of spain.
Absolute best hostel I've stayed in in Europe, and I've stayed in 15 in 12 different cities. Wifi- amazing all over even in the rooms. Streamed Netflix no problem. Bathrooms-amazing privacy and the best shower I've had in 4 months in Europe. Cheap drinks at the bar, good people staying there(for the most part), and the kitchen was absolute top quality. Anybody could just walk in the front door which wasn't great but every bed has a huge locker with a lock they give you. BOOK HERE, trust me.
Top notch! Great atmosphere, super location and clean.
This place is nice, clean and spacious. The cafe is convenient downstairs. There was a huge group of kids staying when I was there, which was a bit disappointing as there weren't really many fellow travellers around. It's fine for an overnight stay.