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Balcesti 9, Bucharest, Romania

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88%

Rating
427 Total Reviews
  • 92%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

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100%

As a non-drinker I am always sceptical to come to a hostel with a bar and party reputation. I was completely wrong! This place is incredible Curtis and Marcus were two of the funniest people I have ever met and Pedro and Katie were helpful in every way possible, by far the greatest hostel I've had the pleasure of staying at! Will miss all you guys and see you in June :)


100%

The folks operating this establishment could not do a better job. The facilities are wonderful, location excellent, and atmosphere terrific. Most of all, however, the staff are just wonderful - you are always offered tea/coffee/rakija, can always chat and they'll even come out with you. Would certainly stay here again. Matthew


100%

Pretty hard to fault - excellent staff and location, and the jacuzzi is an absolute bonus! There is also a guitar for those musicians who miss playing


100%

Great hostel, super atmosphere and very nice staff. Rooms are warm and cozy,beds are very comfy. Even in low season, the hostel tried to entertain and involve everybody in activities and events.


83%

Great location and can tell that it would be a blast in the summer. A lot of the staff are other travellers working part time on their travels, in this respect it was a nice interaction. The atmosphere was hit or miss depending mostly on the occupants. The full-time hostel staff seemed more focused on ensuring the buck was earned (which is a given but doesn't have to be so overt) than on improving the atmosphere within the hostel. In this sense it was a bit of a bummer.


86%

Very friendly staff and excellent location...but so bad isolation in the private room (wall like cardboard)


94%

The staff were very helpful and friendly. Great rooms and location Corridors were dark in some places


100%

X Hostel in Bucharest, Romania was my first experience staying in a hostel. From that experience i will no longer stay at a hotel only hostels. X Hostel is right around the corner from old town, a great place to eat, drink and party. The staff at X Hostel never hesitated to answer our questions and definitely steered us in the right direction.

  • 8th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


89%

Friendly, helpful staff. Would recommend to anyone travelling, especially if your looking to meet great new people like Mitch!


100%

Best hostel ever

  • 7th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

XHostel is the perfect place to be. Really close to the City Center and the Old Town (that's were all the night life is happening). The girls who work at the repcetion (Ioana Mihaela and Flavia) are very nice and friendly and they helped me alot finding street and buses. Also the volunteers always keep the party going. Love you all guys: Mike, Mitch, Pedro, Nick and hugo..sry if i forgot to mention any other.

  • 6th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Romania
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

Very nice place with excellent location (close to the Old Town, supermarket, subway). The staff were friendly and very helpful. We tried both the private rooms and the 6-bed dorm and both were spacious and clean. Cleanliness is above the average. There were lockers in the dorms but you are charged for the padlock. On the other side - you can leave your luggage after checkout for free. We did not use the kitchen and most of the other facilities so cannot comment.


100%

Best hostel in Bucharest IMO. Amazing staff, very clean and tidy, great WiFi, fun pub, and a handy location with easy access to everything.


89%

Definately get what you pay for, this is a total party hostel. Facilities are good for the amount of people and things are kept clean, except for the kitchen which was always dirty. Definately best hostel in Bucharest if your looking for a party


100%

Great place, nice vibe and good people. I felt like home. They really know how to party, specially the staff are cool guys!!


100%

Great place, great people definetly back!

  • 31st Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Austria
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

Very nice to stay, great people to meet!


100%

had a great halloween at x hostel bucharest, the pub crawl is really fun, mitch is great staff


100%

great value for money, amazing staff and great events. The bar makes everybody come together at nights and is a perfect hangout spot for meeting other travelers. Lots of pretty girls. Its great for if you want party hard or just chill out =).

  • 27th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


34%

People were loud and drunk in the hostel the whole night. I'm with people partying, but when they spend the whole night till 4am in the hostel, walking in and out of the rooms and yelling and screaming down the corridors, it does get quite annoying. The staff should employ a lockout, restrict them to the bar or at least tell them to shut up while others try and sleep


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