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  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Jazz on Columbus Circle, New York, USA
8.6
7th May 2016

This is a nice, new hostel really close to Central Park and Times Square. The location of this hostel is awesome, as you can walk to many places or have easy access to the Subway. Despite the reviews, the staff were pleasant to us. I don't feel like anyone went above and beyond to make our stay amazing, but they were polite and pleasant. Clean dorm rooms, nice beds. I would definitely recommend staying here.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Indraprastha Home Stay, Ubud, Indonesia
8.3
6th May 2015

Ketut and his family are so nice, and this place has the perfect location, about half way between Ubud market and the monkey forest, super close to all the shops and some really nice cafes. Ketut was awesome at arranging a tour for me and arranging my transportation to the airport. I did feel like it was a bit overpriced considering there isn't any real common space, a pool, and the breakfast was very basic.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, All Female Group, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
6.6
24th Feb 2015

Good location, but not the cleanest rooms or friendliest staff.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Misty Valley, Montego Bay, Jamaica
8.9
4th Jul 2014

We had a lovely stay at Misty Valley. It is a bit out of Montego Bay in a quiet, beautiful area. Siobhan and Ugo are both lovely and were super helpful driving us around and picking us up. This is a great place to stay if you are looking for somewhere quiet and away from the town, but probably not the best place if you are looking to party. There isn't much to eat nearby, but there is the option to buy food. It would be amazing if they had a kitchen available to guests here. Decent wifi.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Golondrinas Hostel, Iquitos, Peru
8.3
24th Jun 2014

Nice hostel a few minutes away from the main square. Rosa and Vily and the rest of the family are all very hospitable and lovely. Nice pool and kitchen, and good facilities! Wifi was really good, and we had a nice cozy stay there. I would definitely recommend this hostel for anyone looking for a quiet stay in Iquitos.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Puriwasi Lima, Lima, Peru
9.1
22nd Jun 2014

Great hostel with an excellent location in Miraflores. Nice rooftop area with a kitchen, good wifi, and helpful staff. The bathrooms and rooms were kept fairly clean while we were there. We met some really nice people there, and would definitely stay there again.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
8.6
20th Jun 2014

Pretty decent place to stay in Huacachina, since there aren't many options. Nice restaurant, friendly staff, fun tour! The only downside is that food is expensive in Huacachina and there isn't any kitchen or anything. Either way, I would recommend it for a night or 2.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
La Posada del Kuraka, Arequipa, Peru
9.4
15th Jun 2014

Jose and his family are great, very hospitable and super helpful. The hostel is located very close to the main square, and near to many restaurants. Good wifi in the main area, and a nice view of Misti volcano. Would definitely stay here again! :)

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Kantaya Hostel, Puno, Peru
7.4
31st May 2014

This hostel was okay for the price. They offer decent tours and sell bus tickets, which is really convenient. The wifi was really good upstairs by the computers. The rooms are freezing though and our bathroom didn't have a door. The kitchen was fairly dirty most of the time.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Hostal Sol Andino, La Paz, Bolivia
8.9
23rd May 2014

Great hostel with a nice breakfast, good location, nice rooms, friendly staff and a helpful travel desk. It is more like a hotel than a hostel so a bit expensive and not a great atmosphere, but worth the stay If you want to relax in La Paz.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Hostal Eucalyptus, Potosi, Bolivia
8.0
17th May 2014

Decent hostel near the old part of town. It has central heating which is nice, and the wifi works okay. Decent place to stay for a night.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
9.1
16th May 2014

Good place to stay for a night before or after a salt flats tour. Nice beds and hit showers.... Wish they had heating though!!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Hostal Tuyasto, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
9.4
11th May 2014

Great hostel, near to the bus station and only a 5 minute walk to the Main Street. Wifi was spotty, but that seems to be the whole of San Pedro. We booked some great tours here, although we did end up with a different company for the salt flats than we were told. It worked out fine though, and would stay here again.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Jujuy, San Salvador de Jujuy, Argentina
7.7
9th May 2014

Nice little hostel a few blocks from the Main Street and square. The owner is really nice, and the kitchen is small but clean. The hostel was pretty quiet while we were there, so maybe not the best for a solo traveler looking to meet people.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Punto Urbano, Mendoza, Argentina
8.6
4th May 2014

Great breakfast, great tours, good free wine hour. The bathrooms weren't the best and the wifi was a bit spotty, but I would definitely recommend this hostel.

View Property Reply

Many thanks for your review. We are glad that you liked our hostel.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Hostel 41 Below, Bariloche, Argentina
9.4
23rd Apr 2014

Great hostel with super nice staff and good location. The main area was great for socializing and meeting people. My only complaint would be that the wifi wasn't very good, and the kitchen was a bit small. Nevertheless I would stay there again!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Schilling Hostel Patagonico, El Calafate, Argentina
9.4
20th Apr 2014

Great hostel right by the train station. The staff were very friendly and super helpful arranging our trip to Perito Moreno glacier. I would definitely recommend this hostel if you are in El Calafate for a few nights. Only 2 blocks from the main street, and the town is nice to walk!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Hostal Lili-Patagonicos, Puerto Natales, Chile
9.4
15th Apr 2014

Nice hostel in a good location. Staff is nice and helpful. There is a big hangout area with a kitchen upstairs, which was nice. The only downside is having to walk in the cold to get to the breakfast area, but it's not a huge deal. Would definitely stay here again!!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Cruz del Sur Hostel, Ushuaia, Argentina
9.1
12th Apr 2014

Great hostel, with nice rooms and helpful staff. The owners have a lot of rules, which are all fair and ensure the hostel is extremely clean, but it does take away from the atmosphere a bit. I would recommend this hostel though, and I would stay there again. Great location!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Che Lagarto Hostel Colonia, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
7.7
27th Mar 2014

The front 2 rooms are before the reception desk and the front door is always left open, so they didn't seem overly safe. The breakfast was pretty poor, and the kitchen was small, but the wifi was pretty good and the people were nice. It would have been nice to have someone cleaning in the hostel more frequently, as the kitchen was quite dirty and so were the bathrooms. Because it's a chain, it doesn't feel like anyone really cares about the hostel. If you're in Colonia briefly, it's decent.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Destino26, Montevideo, Uruguay
8.3
24th Mar 2014

Destino26 is located in a cute house near Pocitos beach. It is a bit far from the old city, but you can easily take a bus there. The kitchen and wifi were great, and the owner was very nice. There were 2 children staying there with their mothers, which made the atmoshepere in the hostel quite different from other hostels I've stayed at. I think that children should be in a private room if staying in a hostel because having a child in the room is awkward. Other than that, we had a great stay.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Barra Beach Club Oceanfront Hostel, Florianopolis, Brazil
8.9
20th Mar 2014

This is a great hostel in Barra. It's close to both beaches in the area, and has really good rentals for equipment. The atmosphere is good with a free caiprinha and optional group dinners that are delicious. My only complaint is that the wifi is pretty poor. It only works in one area of the hostel and it becomes pretty slow because everyone is crowded in that area.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Hostel e Pousada El Shaddai, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
10.0
17th Mar 2014

The staff here are super helpful, and made our stay here extremely pleasant. They helped us arrange our bus tickets, trip to Argentina to see the falls, and everything else we needed with the falls. Good location near lots of restaurants and right by the bus station. Nice, clean place to stay with a good quality breakfast. Thanks!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Galeria 13, Salvador, Brazil
10.0
13th Mar 2014

Paolo and his dogs are wonderful hosts! This hostel is one of the best hostels I've stayed at in South America. It had great wifi, great breakfast, a really good location, and free caipirinha hour which was awesome for meeting people. The rooms were secure and clean. I would definitely recommend staying here in Salvador!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Casa do Miguel, Itacare, Brazil
7.1
9th Mar 2014

Miguel and his wife and adorable son are all very lovely. The rooms are a good size, located on the second level of his house. The house is within walking distance of everything, although it is off the main strip in more of a locals area. Although this is nothing fancy, you get what you pay for and we had a pleasant stay.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Pousada Recanto de Geriba, Buzios, Brazil
8.3
5th Mar 2014

Very friendly owner. Decent breakfast and wifi. Very close to Geriba beach, which is beautiful. This is a lovely place for a quiet stay in the Buzios area.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
CaipiHostel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
8.3
27th Feb 2014

Nice hostel in the heart of Lapa. Big dorms with good security. Free caipirinha at night was good for socializing. Wifi wasn't the best and staff were pretty slow doing check in and with helping, but other than that good hostel.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Aquarela SP Hostel, Sao Paulo, Brazil
8.9
23rd Feb 2014

Great hostel in a quiet neighborhood. Good wifi, awesome kitchen and super friendly staff! Would definitely recommend. It's unmarked outside so a bit tough to find.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Hostal Chasqui, Otavalo, Ecuador
9.4
21st Feb 2014

Good location, just a few minutes from the main square. Excellent staff, view and wifi. I would definitely recommend this hostel!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Hostal Yakumama, Cuenca, Ecuador
8.6
15th Feb 2014

This hostel is a nice, pleasant place to stay in Cuenca. The beds are massive, and there are lockable boxes in the rooms. There is a massive courtyard with hammocks, as well as a bar to hang out in. My only complaint is that they close the reception on Sunday's. Being that we spent a full day there on Sunday, this was a hassle, as there was no one to help us out and just the night security who was constantly letting us in and out.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Vibes Hostel, Quito, Ecuador
7.7
8th Feb 2014

Vibes is your basic hostel. Despite being in a party area, the rooms were pretty quiet. The wifi didn't work the whole time we were there though (6 nights) and none of the staff seemed to care. There are definitely not enough bathrooms in the place either.

View Property Reply

Hello thanks, during that week the company had a major failure that didnt let us have wifi connection in the whole area, the problem has been fixed though, sadly cases like this are not up to us, and of course we do care, we have internet acces also if it was an emergency, we have 8 showers and 5 toilets available, you just have to walk a little bit if the one next door is taken.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Geo Hostel, Medellin, Colombia
9.7
2nd Feb 2014

Great hostel! Despite the dorm rooms, this hostel felt like a hotel. The place is modern, right in the heart of El Poblado, and breakfast was very good for an included breakfast. I would definitely recommend this place for anyone passing through Medellin.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Tralala Salento, Salento, Colombia
9.7
30th Jan 2014

Great hostel right off the main square. Pleasant staff, and nice rooms. Great kitchen facility for cooking meals, and good wifi. Would definitely recommend for anyone interested in a quiet stay in Salento.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Tiger Paw Hostel, Medellin, Colombia
7.7
26th Jan 2014

The beds weren't great, and the hostel was a bit louder than we wanted, but it had a great atmosphere and was small and cozy. It is right in the heart of El Poblado, so great location.

View Property Reply

Sorry to hear you weren´t comfortable in our beds and noise was an issue for you. If guests are not happy theirs beds, they can always change thier bed to another that is more suited for them. Also about noise, if your in a dorm, there are other guest also so we can help it if the other guests in the room are talking or packing for etc. We do keep the volume down though during the night and is quite here usually. Happy Travels - Tiger Paw

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
El Viajero Cartagena Hostel, Cartagena, Colombia
7.1
21st Jan 2014

We got put in the dorm right beside the bar, and techno music was blasting for hours. This place has a great vibe and a cool courtyard, but it is definitely not the place to stay if you are looking to relax and get some rest. Everything is very close to the hostel, and it's just a few minutes to all the main sites. Safe deposit boxes in rooms are great.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Masaya Santa Marta, Santa Marta, Colombia
9.7
14th Jan 2014

This is probably one of my favourite hostels that I've ever stayed at. Nice, helpful staff, good wifi, great beds with fan, light and plug ins, great rooftop kitchen. There is tons of space and privacy, and it feels like a hotel with 2 pools and lounge chairs and a rooftop bar. I would definitely stay here again!!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Anaconda Lodge, Puerto Maldonado, Peru
8.9
14th Aug 2012

This was a great hostel with really good value for the money. The thai restaurant is unbelievable and the baby monkey's are SO cute! The staff was awesome! The only bad thing about this hostel was there there isn't any internet.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Supertramp Hostel, Machu Picchu, Peru
8.9
6th Aug 2012

They offer a good breakfast before you head up to Machu Pichhu. They can also help you with any information you need in and around the town. Quiet hostel with a good atmosphere and decent free wifi.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
7.7
4th Aug 2012

This is the perfect hostel if you are just in transit in Lima. They offer a airport transfer for a reasonable amount of money. I just stayed one night, getting in late and leaving early the next morning and it was great not to have to go all the way downtown or to Miraflores.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Point Break Backpackers, Christchurch, New Zealand
7.7
4th Dec 2011

Staff was very helpful, and it wasn't too out of the way to get into the city center.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
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    • 10.0Staff
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    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Couple, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Golden Mango Inn, Siem Reap, Cambodia
9.0
17th Sep 2011

Golden mango was like a dream come true... Big clean rooms, good cheap restaurant, lovely tuk tuk driver. Although it is outside the city there is free rides into town. It is a quiet place with amazing staff. Very affordable for what it is, would definitely stay there again.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness

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