The guys at the reception could be more friendly and welcoming. Ultra-centrally situated, relatively clean. Minimal socialization in the common room. a
One of those impersonal big hostels, if you just need a clean cheap well situated place, this is a good choice. Don't expect any bonding with fellow travelers in the common area. Breakfast is ok. There's a lot of noisy music coming from a roof-terrace bar nearby (owned by the hostel it appears), until very late in the night --however my room was on the other side so I did not hear it). The rooms were very hot, no AC, just a fan trying to cool a bit the room. The receptionists look bored
They force you to walk bare-footed, against common-sense hygiene (warts anyone?). Never seen that in a hostel, and hope not to never see that again. Far from the center. Indifferent staff. Rooms are not particularly clean and in reality are uglier than in the photos. The showers' water is half of the time cold. The fridge space is obviously not enough and the door at times cannot be closed properly as it is crammed with food. At night the common room is used as a dorm.
If you just need a bed in a clean place with a good breakfast, and in a great central location this is for you. But don't expect any social atmosphere nor particularly warm staff. Very good value for the money.
HHi guys, really you shoud repair the showers that keep falling, and fix the hot-cold water as it can pass from warm to burning hot and to cold again within seconds...
Excellent friendly staff, cool atmoshpere, clean. The dinner meal they cook for free (tips welcomed) for the guests is an excellent way to socialise with other people.