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Reviews: Anonymous

Location New Zealand, Gender Male, Age 31

  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
7.4
19th Nov 2015

It was very quiet the week I was there so the atmosphere was non-existant. The breakfasts were average quality. However, the fruit museli and coffee was always good. As other people have stated the location is not the best but it really isn't that far to walk to one of the two nearby metro stations which will take you all over Shanghai. The hostel staff were friendly and helpful. Nice room, good internet and hot shower.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
El Hostal, Antigua, Guatemala
7.7
19th Aug 2014

Highly rated on hostelworld but i have stayed in other hostels in antigua which are much cheaper and just as good. Nothing bad to say about the place other than the high price. I enjoyed my stay

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Nomadas, Merida, Mexico
8.6
18th Jun 2014

Good location. Awesome pool and plenty of hammocks. The staff were really helpful with all of my questions and made me feel very welcome even when I arrived early in the morning from the overnight bus. Would definitely stay again.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Mexico City Hostel, Mexico City, Mexico
7.7
27th May 2014

It was quite quiet while we were there so there was no atmosphere at all. In saying that there isn't a proper common room for socialising. Sort of just a hallway with a couple of couches. Rooms were really decent and clean. The location is great right near the main cathedral in central mexico city.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Tequila Backpackers, Guadalajara, Mexico
7.4
21st May 2014

The staff were very helpful and didn't charge me the balance of my bill as a gesture of apology for the problems I had. The room we were in was extremely hot at night and we had an issue with mosquitoes. Fans were provided the next night which made a huge difference. My personal belonging were moved out of my locked locker without being informed. Also my key unlocked multiple lockers in the room. The hostel is now aware of this and i was told they would rectify this issue. Otherwise not a bad.

View Property Reply

We are sorry about this unfortunate incident, and we do apologize for any inconveniences this may have caused you. Not charging you was the least we could do for not meeting the expectations of proper hostel service. I would like to mention though, rearrangements to the lockers have been made to make sure this won't happen again. Safe travels. -Juan Carlos Orendain Hostel Tequila Backpacker – Guadalajara /General Manager

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Vallarta Sun Hostel, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
7.4
18th May 2014

The staff on during the day were great and helpful. Unfortunately this was the opposite at night. Dorm rooms were decent and had aircon. There are not a lot of other options for hostel accomodation in the area but straight people should be aware that this hostel is located in the heart of the gay district.

View Property Reply

Thanks for posting a review and for staying with us! We are glad you mentioned and enjoyed cooling off with the AC in your dorm room. We also have a great swimming pool, we hope you got to enjoy that too! Our location is only a block from the beach and around the corner from great restaurants, bars, shops and many events. Your stay was during Gay Pride so you got to experience an event that is part of what makes Vallarta so diverse and interesting! We hope you'll stay with us again.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Funky Monkey Hostel, Mazatlan, Mexico
8.9
10th May 2014

Had a really great time at this hostel. Salem the owner went out of his way to make us feel welcome and even arranged an awesome day trip for us and other guests to the local water park. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend this place to other backpackers. Cheers again!

View Property Reply

Thanks Aaron, it was my pleasure taking you all to the water park. Take care and I hope you can return one day.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Ensenada Backpacker, Ensenada, Mexico
8.9
15th Apr 2014

The staff here were really friendly and very helpful! My dorm was clean and comfortable. Only a 5min walk to central Ensenada

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
SameSun Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada
9.1
11th Jan 2014

Awesome location, right in the center of downtown. Can't beat the burger and a beer deal for $6 in the beaver bar downstairs. Good rooms and beds. Please replace the pillows they are terrible. Best thing about the hostel is the daily activities and events in the bar. Steph does a great job at organising these. All of the staff are super friendly and helpful. Have extended my stay for 2 weeks. Would recommend to everyone!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
M Montreal, Montreal, Canada
8.6
30th Dec 2013

New Years party was great. Thank you. I was in a 6 bed dorm. Good sized clean room. Lockers are not big enough for your whole pack but big enough for your valuables. Helpful and friendly staff. 2min walk to the metro. Would stay again

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Planet Traveler Hostel, Toronto, Canada
8.0
28th Dec 2013

Located in a cool area just outside of the city. 10min walk to the metro. In a 6 bed dorm rooms were good. Not enough places to sit and chill in the downstairs common room at night. Staff were helpful but often seemed really busy like they had too much going on. Would stay again

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
HI NYC Hostel, New York, USA
8.0
3rd Dec 2013

Massive hostel with multiple common areas and rooms to hang out. Good dorm rooms. Friendly atmosphere with very helpful staff. Loved the 24/7 concierge desk. 1 min walk to the metro where you can access all of Manhatten. Only negative is the no drinking in the hostel rule.... for me this was the first time I have come across a place with this rule and I have stayed in HI hostels right across Europe.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
St Christopher's Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
10.0
14th Nov 2013

Love St Christopher's! The best location!

View Property Reply

We love you too!!!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
AWA Festa Brava, Andorra la Vella, Andorra
8.9
13th Nov 2013

Nice cheap hotel. Good location.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
7.7
9th Nov 2013

Good wifi. Everything else was good. No complaints but hard to justify the 43€ for a dorm bed.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
9.1
6th Nov 2013

Great hostel! I stay in St Christophers when ever I can in Europe. Good food in the restaurant. Nice bar. Massive lockers for all your gear in the rooms. Wifi was a bit on/off while I was there but apparently they are in the process of fixing this.

View Property Reply

Hi, Thanks a lot for your feedback. We can learn a lot from your experiences so we really appreciate you took the time to reply. We are really happy to see you had a great time with us. If you do have any ideas of what we could do to make things even better we would love to know. We really want to be the best hostel we can be and are always looking to improve, so we genuinely will look forward to hearing your reply. Kind Regards, Your St Christopher’s Team Paris.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Luxembourg City Hostel, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
8.0
4th Nov 2013

Good restaurant, standard rooms. Friendly helpful staff. Just no social atmosphere while i was there.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
MEININGER Amsterdam City West, Amsterdam, Netherlands
7.4
25th Oct 2013

A lot of families and big groups come through here. This is the place where bucks parties etc come when they are not allowed in other hostels. Not really a place for solo travellers. You have to take the train one stop to city centre. Not really an issue though as they run frequently. Rooms are decent with medium size lockers. Good Wifi. Only one washing machine and dryer for a hostel that can hold hundreds of guests.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Circus Hostel, Berlin, Germany
9.1
23rd Oct 2013

I would definitely stay again.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Charles Bridge Economic Hostel, Prague, Czech Republic
7.4
17th Oct 2013

Big spacious rooms, good location. Just didn't have a real social vibe at all. Free coffee!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Believe-it-or-Not, Vienna, Austria
10.0
13th Oct 2013

A nice change from the big commercial hostels. Somewhere you can relax and feel at home. Everything is included! Would definitely stay again. Thank you so much again Lily!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Antares Hostel, Nice, France
8.6
17th Sep 2013

This is actually just a hotel with some hostel rooms. Good location right next to the main train station. The wine and spaghetti night was good however the wine is terrible but for 3€ it was definitely worth it. Overall it is a good place to stay but it is just missing the social vibe of other hostels

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Emerald Fields, Florence, Italy
8.0
9th Sep 2013

Good location close to the train station. Nice small hostel with mostly private rooms. Meet some other great travellers here. Staff on day shift weren't the friendliest. Having to vacate the hostel for cleaning during the day was a little frustrating.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Francesco's, Ios, Greece
9.7
25th Aug 2013

Loved this place! Perfect location around all the restaurants and bars. Close to the bus stop to get down to Far Out Beach for parties during the day. The fun atmosphere around the hostel is great and the staff organise social gatherings every night. Awesome for meeting new people. If 'm every back in Ios I will definitely stay here again.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
8.3
23rd Aug 2013

Amazing location. I was in an expensive private room but it was worth it after reading the reviews about the cheaper options. This place is for the sole purpose of partying. If im ever back again I would stay here and cough up the $$$ for the good rooms. Heaps of fun!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Athens Backpackers, Athens, Greece
8.3
20th Aug 2013

The roof top bar doesn't really live up to the hype but has a good view. Good location close to the metro and a heap of restaurants and bars. I was in a six bed dorm. The lockers aren't big enough for your bag so the room got quite cluttered. You have to go all the way down to reception to pick up the air con remote to adjust or turn it on and then return it. Bit of a mission from the higher floors. Breakfast was good and the staff were always helpful.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Shangri-Lagos Hostel, Lagos, Portugal
8.9
14th Aug 2013

Great atmosphere! Awesome for a party and to meet new people. Mumsie and the rest of the staff are helpful and fun. My room was in one of the buildings across the street from the main hostel. The only negative was there was no air con and I couldnt open the windows to let fresh air in as it opened straight onto the street. A fan was provided but it just blew hot air around. I would definitely come back but just request another room.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
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    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Yes! Lisbon Hostel, Lisbon, Portugal
10.0
9th Aug 2013

Awesome! They just manage to get every aspect of hostel accommodation right! Would definitely stay again.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Yo-Ho-Hostel, Varna, Bulgaria
8.6
5th Aug 2013

Excellent location. Good helpful staff. Meet heaps of great people here. The common area and small smoking balcony can get a little crowded but still isn't really an issue. Only real negative is the bathrooms are terribly small and is basically only a toilet cubicle with a shower head plugged in off the sink. I would stay here again though.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Pura Vida Beach Hostel, Vama Veche, Romania
8.0
4th Aug 2013

Everything was great except for the lack of cleaning. For 3 days the floors were not cleaned in the room.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Kismet Dao Hostel, Brasov, Romania
9.7
31st Jul 2013

Great staff. Great place.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Hedonist Hostel, Belgrade, Serbia
10.0
27th Jul 2013

Great helpful staff! Awesome friendly atmosphere to chill out and meet new people. Loved the BBQ nights :)

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Old Town Hostel East Wing, Kotor, Montenegro
9.4
12th Jul 2013

Ended up extending my stay to nearly a week here. Great hostel! Easy to meet and mingle for solo travellers. Fun and helpful staff. Ross is a champion!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Marker Dubrovnik Old Town, Dubrovnik, Croatia
10.0
9th Jul 2013

Marko and Martin are by far the most welcoming and helpful hosts I have come across in my travels! Excellent location. You won't be disappointed!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
STF Vandrarhem Stigbergsliden, Gothenburg, Sweden
8.3
26th May 2013

Clean and tidy. Split over two buildings. Couldn't get the WiFi to work in the building I was in but it was fine next door. Location wasn't the best but you could still walk to the CBD in 15-20 min. Just didn't have any character or atmosphere. If all you need is a bed though this place will suit you just fine.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Isaacs Hostel, Dublin, Ireland
8.6
16th Apr 2013

Big hostel with great shared common areas. Really fun city to go out in!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
365 Inn, Beijing, China
9.4
3rd Mar 2013

Stayed in a 2 bed dorm. Good clean rooms. Heating wss good. Nice hot showers. Had a great first night in the bar/restaurant downstairs. Unfortunately for me the next day they started renovations and I was woken by the sound of jackhammering. This continued all week. These renovations are suppose to take approx one month. If you like to sleep in I would avoid until after completion. Otherwise a great hostel!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Hong Kong Inn, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
7.7
28th Feb 2013

Bathroom and shower needs repair and to be cleaned.

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

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