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Balcesti 9, Bucharest, Romania

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579 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 82%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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I had a very decent experience there until someone mistakenly managed to enter my room (single private) with their pass while I was sleeping, they left straight away and there were no further issues and I obviously mentioned it to the staff. If the hostel make the necessary changes to their key/pass system and properly secures the door, then it's perfectly fine and I'd go again.


Nice hostel, good located and cheap


A nice hostel, close to the center, nice staff, good price. Recommended.


Decent for the price, but it was a bit quite when I was there. Staff were ok.


The staff were excellent and made the place feel like a home. The bar was a great place to meet the staff and other travelers.


Perfect if you want to party all night and then just pass out on your unbelieveably uncomfortable matress. Not so perfect if you can't close an eye all night because of the people shouting, smoking and drinking in the backyard, which is easily accessible by everyone from the street, or because someone decides to run around the hallways in the middle of the night and knock on doors. Staff was friendly but overstrained, and once they came into the room around 2am, looking for a free bed - wtf?


This is a party hostel...excellent for solo travelers to meet up with others...less so for those wanting a good, restful night's sleep.


The Hostel did not have any paper towels in the restrooms. I did ask about having them refilled and was informed that they did not refill these due to past issues. Understanding this, there does need to be some way for individuals to dry their hands in the bathroom as it is not sanitary. There are alternatives such as hand dryers etc.


A nice stay in a nice beautiful, outstanding services and good environment. +++


Directions to the hostel should be more detailed, nevertheless we could find it. It is close to the "OLD TOWN" which is really good. Also a walking distance to Unirii Square which is a good hub for METRO. The "welcome free drink" is OK. The only complain is that the kitchen is opened only from 9am to 10pm. As there is no breakfast included it would be helpful if the kitchen could be open earlier, so we could have our own breakfast and start the day.


The locations is really good, very close to the square and also all facilities.. I highly recommend it!


Great Hostel, very secure. Is a bit of a party atmosphere and the walls are a bit thin, but still managed to get a good night sleep. Very helpful staff.


A good place to stay, easy to walk to the Old Town in around 10-15 mins and the 3 person room we had was clean, with a hot powerful shower in the en suite. Towels were provided along with the clean bedding. Welcome beer a nice touch and the Escape Rooms are a must do, really fun!


Great place to have as your temporary home in Bucharest. Friendly staff who are always willing to help, clean rooms and facilities and the location is very convenient! Highly recommended. Thanks X Hostel!

  • 23rd Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Great Hostel


Thanks for letting me stay at your hostel it was incredible!


The receptionist was lovely. Very helpful and gave us some great recommendations. It's a pretty average hostel, could do with a bit of a scrub down abs a make over, but what do you expect for so cheap and 5 min wal from Old Town?!


Well this hostel is really great it has everything you can imagine :) escape rooms or tabletennis, a nice bar free city trips etc. The rooms are very big and the staff even helped us to find an very important ring that we lost and they found it!


I stayed in a twin room at X Hostel and I felt like it was worth every penny. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was big. It's a great location. If I came back to Bucharest, I would stay here again.


Had an awesome time here. The staff couldn't be any better. Location is great, pricing is great. Highly recommend staying here.

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

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