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Reviews: Anonymous

Location USA, Gender Female, Age 29

  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
Carpe Noctem Original, Budapest, Hungary
10.0
19th Jul 2016

One of my favorite hostels in the world! Only 22 beds, so really good for solo travelers or small groups as you make a lot of new friends. Family dinner every night that costs less than $3. Staff-lead activities every night (pub crawl, boat party, etc), that leaves the hostel by 8:30pm, as is it in a residential building. Also works out great if you want to stay in one night and sleep. Free bread, eggs, jelly, coffee, tea, etc. Beware: on 5th floor and no elevator. Have to go outside to smoke.

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • USA, Couple, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
Carpe Noctem Vitae, Budapest, Hungary
10.0
15th Jul 2016

Great party hostel. 100+ beds across 3 floors in a residential building. Drinking started at 7pm with other guests and staff before heading out for planned activities (bar crawl, party boat, etc) at 8:30pm every night. Good for groups (or solo travelers if you are outgoing.) You could smoke on the balconies. We stayed in a 4 person room, which was spare, but surprisingly big. The staff are great.

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
Flying Pig Downtown, Amsterdam, Netherlands
9.4
11th Jul 2016

3 out of the 4 nights I stayed there the basement was closed for renovations, which is good for future guests, but not having a kitchen really put a damper on my visit. The smoking room, bar, & common area with a pool table were nice. I also liked the nightly activities like trivia night, DJs, or beer pong. The staff were fine, but not amazing. The price was a bit high, but the location was great. I also liked the double bed option. We were in a 10 bed room with a double bunk & 3 regular bunks.

View Property Reply

Hi there Thank you for letting us know a bit more about your stay with us. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our common bar and smoking area and were able to take part in our free trivia and beer pong! Great that you enjoyed our double bed option! We hope to see you again some day! Thanks again, the piggies

    • 8.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
City Hostel Seattle, Seattle, USA
8.9
14th Jan 2016

Pros: central location near bars and attractions; good security (swipe to get into hostel, room, and had lockers); clean--you only had to rinse your dishes, then the staff would run them through the dishwasher; downstairs theater which has a free comedy show on Thursdays; downstairs game/tv room Con: Very few organized activities. I like hostels that advertise walking tours, pub crawls, communal dinners, etc. Not super social. You have to go out of your way to make friends (but it's possible).

    • 8.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • USA, Couple, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
10.0
1st Aug 2015

Really great place. Dorms were thoroughly cleaned and beds are made every day. The staff are very nice--one of the servers was good at getting different groups to talk to one another, then the bartender ended up taking a bunch of us out and getting us into a club for free. The entrance is a locked door that you need to get buzzed into and there are lockers in the rooms. The bar on top has a ping pong table, fusbol table, and a tv room with lots of movies.

View Property Reply

Dear Guest, Thanks for your feedback, we are glad to hear that your experience here was very good. We appreciate that you value the effort that our staff have. We work every day to give you the best service. We hope to see you soon again. Best regards Head of Front Desk & Reservations

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • USA, Couple, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
Paracas Backpackers House, Paracas, Peru
8.3
31st Jul 2015

The owners were very nice, it was in a good location, and we were able to get a private double room (no bathroom) for less than $15, which was great. Negatives were: that the shared bathroom was on another floor and was shared with the 12 person dorm, the social atmosphere wasn't great, and there was no tv room (that I knew of).

    • 10.0Value For Money
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    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Couple, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
7.7
30th Jul 2015

It is in a good location, and it has a bar and restaurant attached which was nice (although it's a little overpriced). The strange thing was that there seat people in this dining room area, but my dorm was right off that room as well, so it was a little strange to be showering or going to the bathroom and having to walk by all these people eating. All in all, it was a fine hostel, with decent wifi.

    • 8.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • USA, Couple, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
Milhouse Hostel Cusco, Cusco, Peru
8.9
28th Jul 2015

Pros: the open air courtyards are nice, there is an upstairs bar, the rooms get thoroughly cleaned every day, and free breakfast Cons: i don't remember there being hostel sponsored activities, and people seem to be pretty set in their own groups making it hard to make new friends (even at the bar) All in all, it was a fine hostel, but the atmosphere was lacking.

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • USA, Couple, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
Milhouse Hostel Cusco, Cusco, Peru
8.9
23rd Jul 2015

Pros: good location, decent free breakfast, bar upstairs, very thorough room cleaning, large lockers in room for big backpack (bring own lock), comfortable bean bags in courtyard. Con: They don't give each person a key to their dorm room, which was a little odd. Instead, you just leave it unlocked, and then the last person to leave locks it, then someone at receptionist has to open it for the next person. It was annoying and a waste of time.

    • 8.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
The Palace Hostel, San Juan, Puerto Rico
6.0
23rd Jul 2013

I don't know if I was there during low season, just happened to be there on boring days, or if it's always like this, but the hostel wasn't that full or lively. Pros: security (main door, room door, and lockers--but bring your own lock), comfortable mattresses, well ACed rooms, one of the workers was nice and took us out. Cons: location (a little sketchy and far from bars), awful mosquito problem, kitchen isn't well stocked, the other 2 workers were extremely standoffish.

    • 6.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
9.7
9th Feb 2013

I liked this hostel a lot. Great location and nice facilities with daily activities offered. The free breakfast and dinner was a great bonus as well.

View Property Reply

Hi, Glad to hear you enjoyed all of our daytime and nighttime activities! We had a great time hosting you at our hostel! Cheers, Bobby

    • 8.0Value For Money
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