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Yo-Ho-Hostel Reviews

Russe: str. 23, Varna, Bulgaria

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85%

Rating
479 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 76%Cleanliness
  • 77%Facilities

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86%

Really good hostel!!!


66%

Quite good hostel, but some things spoil the impression: rather dark rooms (without sconces which would be very useful in case one have the lower place on a bunk bed), extremely inconvenient showers (combined with toilets), lockers in toilets need to be fixed...


71%

The backpacker's atmosphere was quite nice and the hostel is near to the beach, a few bars and restaurants, the main shopping street and a supermarket. It wasn't that clean though and a little noisy if your room was close to the common room.


91%

A very nice hostel in a great location. Staff were very nice and helpful and this hostel is a great base from which to visit a fantastic city. Definitely recommended.


83%

In the centre of Varna, 10mins to train station on foot and 15 to the beach - if that really! Had a great stay.


89%

A great hostel! Staff was very kind and helpful and the hostel was clean and nice. Wi-Fi worked well and the location was perfect. There was also a terrace, bar and table football downstairs, which was nice. Showers were a bit uncomfortable because there was only a little toilet with shower and we couldn't take our stuff inside if we didn't want it to get totally wet. Anyway, we would recommend!


86%

This hostel is centrally located and easily reached by air, bus or train. The beach is about a ten minute walk away from the hostel.


57%

Showers were an absolute disaster. I'm normally not bothered by dirty showers but these ones were exceptionally bad and cramped. Staff were patronising and rude upon checking out and talked to me as if I was a child which was really annoying.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi Matthew, Is it very easy to write about cleanless, but is it very difficult to clean after yourself ! Beckpeckers reality ! All the best !

89%

This hostel was ok. The staff were very nice and helpful. The rooms didn't have AC and also we didn't have a fan for the first couple of nights so it got quite hot. Breakfast was good. It's a short walk to the main street and 10 minutes to the beach. Good stay.


91%

really good hostel. Staff is very nice and helpful and can also organize day-trips. There is a very good communal area to socialize with fellow travellers. Plus a garden, even though it seems nobody is going there. At least not when I was there. Overall, I would certainly recommend this hostel.


100%

Unique hostel - it's the place to stay when in this part of the world! Staff is amazing and there's good vibe about everything there. The dog is very cool - hi Ziggy! Hope to come back one day. All the best!

  • 25th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

The shower space is tight next to the toilet but once you get over that, it's a good hostel in a good location to the square.


100%

Yo ho hostel always makes you feel welcome! I planned to stay one night and was there 2 weeks! One of the only places i've been where the staff treat you as a friend rather than a customer. Plan on hearing tons of good music and seeing happy smiling faces everyday.

  • 17th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

Simply the best place to stay in Varna and Bulgaria. Great staff; friendly and chill atmosphere. Always great time, always a pleasure!

  • 16th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Bulgaria
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

Great hostel! :) They offer free pickup service from bus/train station (they came within 2 minutes when we phoned them), perfect location (directly in the centre and a 10-minute walk to the beach), nice and helpful staff, breakfast included (which is good, they even have chocolate cream :) ), and they even provide towels for free, we didn't even have to ask for them :) nice atmosphere and decoration, you feel like on a ship ;) there's also cool art on the walls + a cosy common room :)


63%

Great staff and common area. The showers are in bad condition. Combined shower and toilet close to each other makes it no good. Small rooms. Quit good location 10/15 minutes away from the beach.


86%

Great spot for Varna. I am traveling to relax and this hostel was great for it. No crazy partying or loud scenes. You hear some seagulls but that is because it is near the beach. Recommended!

  • 28th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

Friendly staff, cozy common area and well located. Matresses a bit too old.


83%

Great location. Pretty grungy place but it's got a good atmosphere. Good, helpful staff. Guitar.


89%

Couldn't get in to the hostel when I arrived early so it's not a 24 reception. Showers and toilets very small. Everything else was really good

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi Will, thank you for your review ! Yo-Ho-Hostel has a 24 hours reception since 8 years ! Front door is always locked for our security. New guests have to ring the door bell to enter inside. There is a phone number written on front door to connect with reception. Best regards and safety trip , Yo-Ho-Hostel

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