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Location Australia, Gender Male, Age 27

  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Windmill, Mendoza, Argentina
9.4
14th Feb 2017

Pros: staff - the young couple who run it are very chill and helpful. Facilities - reliable hot water, fast wifi, a device with lots electricity adaptors Cons - lots of noise from traffic (but most streets in the centre of mendoza are like this). Rooms hot at night (but there were fans available in both dorm rooms I was in.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Florentina Hostal, Medellin, Colombia
9.7
9th Feb 2017

Fab hostel! Would stay there again in a heartbeat. Pros: great staff - run the business with love and care. Building itself - more like a home than a hostel; it's lovely, light-filled & clean. Location - right near Poblado station; only a short walk to the main area of Poblado. Cons: almost none. The atmosphere wasn't buzzing (fairly small hostel, and most guests are not there to party) but I wasn't there for that.

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Lake View Hostel, Guatape, Colombia
7.1
7th Feb 2017

Only had a short stay, but it wasn't very enjoyable. Staff are quite cold and unhelpful. Kitchen is not well equipped (they don't even provide olive oil for common use). No vibe about the place whatsoever.

    • 8.0Value For Money
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    • 6.0Staff
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    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
El Pit Hostel, Bogota, Colombia
10.0
18th Jan 2017

Have stayed in over 100 hostels over the years, and this is one of the best. Apart from the 10/10 stuff (location, spacious dorms, modern premises, great facilities), the staff are 11/10!!! They are so friendly and nice. Ivan and Rosy spent an over an hour helping me book a flight and even offered to let me use their credit card because mine wouldn't work. Alejandra accompanied me to a phone store to buy a SIM card, so that they wouldn't overcharge a gringo like me. Big thanks to all the staff!!

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Maycawasi, Arequipa, Peru
8.6
5th Jan 2017

Pros: showers w/ reliable hot water & good pressure. Very friendly & helpful staff. The hostel in general is modern & clean. Cons: no lockers. Basic breakfast (bread, jam, butter, bananas, tea). No good common areas = not a very social atmosphere. No fridge.

    • 8.0Value For Money
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    • 10.0Location
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    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Chaski Lodge, Lima, Peru
9.7
1st Jan 2017

Superb hostel! Had a great stay for 3 nights. Pros: BREAKFAST (delicious and different each day. Day 1 - french toast w/ caramelised bananas. D2 - eggs in a cup w/ toast & fruit salad. D3 - delicious toasted rolls w/ cheese, zucchini & tomato. ROOMS (lots of space b/w all the beds. Comfortable mattresses. Large lockers for storage). CLEANLINESS/MODERNNESS (bedrooms, bathrooms & common room kept spotless the whole time. Fast wifi. Well-equipped kitchen. Modern bathrooms w/ reliable hot water.

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Nanasqa Hostel, Nazca, Peru
8.6
30th Dec 2016

Pros: delightfully friendly mother-and-son owners - they will give you lots of help with booking your Nasca Lines flight. Big, clean rooms. Cons: location - it is a 15 minute walk to any decent shops/restaurants. No lockers to store valuables.

    • 10.0Value For Money
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    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Alpes Lima, Lima, Peru
9.4
22nd Dec 2016

Had a fantastic time here! The rooftop bar is a great way to socialise and bring the whole hostel together. Big shout out to the bartender, Vlad! Other pros: good location, good hot water, daily free walking tour (Val is an amazing guide!). Cons: dorm rooms are a bit musty/smelly, breakfast is a bit basic (bread, jam/butter, tea, coffee, banana).

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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Last Hope, Puerto Natales, Chile
10.0
7th Nov 2016

Amazing hostel! One of the best I've stayed in. All the staff and young, cool, and helpful. But the hostel is still very professionally run. It is incredibly clean, spacious and modern. Great kitchen. Very cosy and stylish lounge/dining area. Tasty breakfast

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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Let's Rock Hostel, Krakow, Poland
6.9
8th Nov 2013

Major security concerns with this hostel. I came back to the hostel on the Friday night at 2am, and the common room was full of Polish people, who were clearly not staying at the hostel. They were drinking, getting smashed and making a lot of noise. They must have been friends with the receptionist, who was standing around with them. It was very concerning that all these random strangers so close to all my belongings & valuables. It would've been very easy for them to access spare keys to rooms.

    • 8.0Value For Money
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    • 10.0Location
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    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Mosquito Hostel, Krakow, Poland
10.0
3rd Nov 2013

In my 8 months of travelling, this is the only hostel I have ever come back to! And the staff are the reason why. They really do everything in their power to ensure that you have the best stay in Krakow possible. Their free family dinners and nightly activities encourage guests to socialise, and the atmosphere is wonderful. But there are also plenty of areas to chill out and have some time to yourself, if you so desire. My thanks to Marta, Martyna, Ania K & Zuza and the whole team :D

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
City Hostel Krakow, Krakow, Poland
7.1
1st Nov 2013

The title 'hostel' shouldn't really apply to this place. It feels more like a budget hotel. Pros: Location - close to old town square Value for money Cons: Atmosphere - the common room setup was not conducive to meeting people. And the hostel doesn't organise any events or encourage guests to socialise. Kitchen - breakfast was average. And throughout the day, there's barely any equipment/crockery in the kitchen. There weren't even any cups! Old, creaky, noisy stairs

    • 8.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Mosquito Hostel, Krakow, Poland
10.0
29th Oct 2013

Wow. What can I say? The legends are true. Out of the 30+ hostels I've stayed in, Mosquito is, hands down, the BEST hostel I've stayed in. From the moment I walked in the door, Ania K & the rest of the staff made me feel at home. Day or night, they're always happy to hang out with u. Like actually genuinely happy to. Not because they have to, but because they want to. The hostel is also professionally run, clean, great location + facilities, delicious breakfasts & dinners. See you again soon! :D

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Mandala Hostel, Budapest, Hungary
9.4
19th Oct 2013

Great hostel, would happily go back again. The atmosphere is intimate and family-like, so you instantly feel at home. Its only a small hostel, so if you're looking for people to party with, it can be hit-and-miss. That being said, the staff are all friendly and welcoming. So if theyre in the mood for it, theyll be happy to go out with you in the evening. The bedrooms in this place are fantastic; best hostel bedrooms Ive seen. Clean, spacious, single beds (not bunks), and a zen vibe to them.

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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Hostel99, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
9.1
9th Oct 2013

Really fun hostel; would stay here again (preferably next time in the summer, when the rafting pub crawl is operating) Pros: Staff - Brennan was really funny and really makes your stay Beds - no bunk beds! Free beer on Wednesday nights Cons: Security - No locks on the dorm rooms. You needed a key to get in the front door of the hostel, but there are always ways of getting in :S

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Hostel One Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
7.7
5th Oct 2013

Pretty good hostel; would probably stay again Pros: - friendly staff, with the exception of a certain aggressive, overbearing Canadian... - good place to meet other travellers. lots of social activities and pub crawls organised by the hostel - spacious bedrooms (more like mini-apartments); even included a little kitchen and fridge Cons: - kitchen and common room are a bit cramped - location: area is a bit dodgy, and it isn't very close to many sights

    • 8.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Budget Backpackers, Edinburgh, Scotland
8.6
15th Sep 2013

Not a bad hostel. Good value for money overall Pros: Good atmosphere at the hostel. Met lots of cool people here. Great kitchen + dining facilities. In-house cafe/bar as well Cons: Wifi is unreliable Staff are a little rude. Seem like they don't want to help you Not enough bathrooms. And they were constantly out of order

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Embassie Liverpool Backpackers, Liverpool, England
9.4
10th Sep 2013

One of the best hostels I've stayed in. And it's the staff that make it such a great experience. It's run by 3 generations of the same family, and it definitely has a homely feel. They even put on a free BBQ for everyone cos England were playing a football match on the TV. The staff will go to any length to make your stay enjoyable. And Kevin Snr's Beatles tour is not to be missed! Added bonus of tea, coffee & toast all day. Would happily stay here again, and hope that one day I do!

    • 10.0Value For Money
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    • 10.0Location
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    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
St Christopher's Inn Bath, Bath, England
7.7
4th Sep 2013

Pretty good hostel, especially considering how cheap it is. Pros: Location - within walking distance from most attractions (then again Bath is pretty small) Friendly staff who were always up for a chat and a beer Cons: No kitchen for guest use. Literally no kitchen. Big con Common room is a pain in the ass to get to (up 4 flights of stairs). Rarely had people in it

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Totters, Caernarfon, Wales
9.4
30th Aug 2013

Great hostel. Very homely. Lounge room, full kitchen, spacious bedrooms. Very friendly & helpful husband & wife team that own it. Best free breakfast I've had at a hostel - cereals, tea, coffee, different types of bread for toast, full range of spreads. Wifi signal is a bit weak - one of the only negatives. Would happily come back here again.

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Isaacs Hostel, Dublin, Ireland
7.7
27th Aug 2013

Pros: Good crowd. Very international. Great for meeting people and going out The free breakfast. Good range of spreads, and decent coffee Good facilities, and plenty of activities and info provided Cons: Not very clean Not enough toilets/bathrooms Lockers are down in the basement. I always prefer them to be in my room

    • 6.0Value For Money
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    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
U Hostels, Madrid, Spain
9.7
21st Aug 2013

One of the best hostels I've stayed in. Professional, well-run, helpful staff. Great facilities (although wifi is a little slow). Nice atmosphere - lots of people to meet and party with, but you can also relax and chill out if you want.

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Purple Nest Hostel Valencia, Valencia, Spain
7.7
13th Aug 2013

Pros: lots of activities offered by hostel; good party atmosphere; well-run and professional Cons: not very clean; top bunk beds are high; wifi a bit unreliable

    • 8.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
PLUS Camping Jolly, Venice, Italy
8.6
21st Jul 2013

Feels like a mix between a resort/camping grounds/hostel. Stayed in a 3-person tent. But it's not the normal, basic tent your used to. Has a door with a lock, proper floor, bunk beds, electricity. Great atmosphere in the place. Hundreds of people staying there, especially young travellers. Most nights there was some kind of party at the bar/pool area. Only downside of the hostel was location (takes about 45 minutes all up to get bus in to Venice) and absence of lockers in rooms.

    • 10.0Value For Money
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    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
9.4
3rd Jul 2013

One of the best hostels I've stayed in. Location is great - close to bars, clubs, cheap eats, Eastside gallery. Staff are friendly and professional. Hostel is organised and well-run. Rooms are spacious and clean. Facilities are plentiful and modern. Great value for money. Not really a party hostel, but definitely staying here again when I come back to Berlin.

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Sabine House, Paris, France
7.4
12th Jun 2013

Few unusual things about the hostel that you should be aware of before you book. There's nothing necessarily wrong, you should just be aware. Firstly, the hostel is run by an elderly Korean lady and her family. Her house has been converted in to the hostel, and you'll be eating breakfast in the kitchen/lounge. In saying that, Sonia is very friendly and caring, and always looks after her guests's needs. The hostel can be a bit cramped, and extra beds are often laid out in the hallways. Enjoyed it

    • 8.0Value For Money
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