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Reviews: Anonymous



  • Anonymous
  • Austria, Female, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
Chiostro delle Monache, Volterra, Italy
9.4
17th Aug 2013

My second stay there - guess why I went back there in spite of the 10-15min walk to get to the city centre! The stay this time was just as perfect as the first one - everything squeaky clean, big, airy rooms (6-bed dorm), friendly staff, good food (ok, breakfast's not included for dorm rooms and lunch and/or dinner is extra, too - but it's worth the price!!). And an incredible atmosphere - there are old frescoes in the breakfast room! Go there!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Austria, Female, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
Casa di Roberto, Siena, Italy
6.0
15th Aug 2013

Sorry, can't tell you anything - didn't stay there. When I arrived, they told me they didn't get my reservation. No one spoke English, didn't even let me in. So I had to find someplace else to stay - great! Next day I went to the tourist office - they called the owners. Result: I got a room in a different B&B. So - a lot of hassle, and all I can say is: a) location is great, close to the center; b) call beforehand even if you got a booking confirmation - seems reservation doesn't always work.

    • 4.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 4.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Austria, Female, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
Chiostro delle Monache, Volterra, Italy
8.6
28th Apr 2013

Nice, clean, calm, good food if you book it, friendly staff, airy rooms - perfect! Only "problem": it's a 15min walk to the actual town of Volterra (e.g. all the stuff you want to see). It's also a 5min walk to the nearest bus station and there are not too many city buses anyway. Apart from that (and that's hardly the hostel's fault), it was a fabulous stay and I'm sure to come back! Grazie per tutto!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Austria,
  • Novice Nomad
Ace Hotel (Kensington), London, England
8.0
15th Aug 2010

You can only have fun if go to the common area around the bar /the lounge/the garden. Going there, however, means spending money, since you're not allowed to drink any softdrinks not purchased at the bar. That puts a serious cramp on my fun! We're talking a hostel here, not a 5-star-hotel! Apart from that - clean, secure, reasonable rates, quiet side street - perfect if you just need a place to sleep.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Austria,
  • Novice Nomad
Northshore Bude, Bude, England
9.7
10th Aug 2010

Been there last year already - and my rating hasn't changed: one of the best (when it comes to feeling at home THE best)hostels I've ever staid at. The only drawback is the 10 min uphill walk from the bus station - but that's well worth it, believe me!! The staff is great and the house is gorgeous!

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Austria,
  • Novice Nomad
Ace Hotel (Kensington), London, England
8.0
22nd Aug 2009

A thoroughly good hostel! Enjoy the garden at night. Enjoy sleep at night (it\'s in a very quiet side street). 2 Tube stations just around the corner. I liked it a lot and will be back for sure! One major bone to pick, though: Everything you drink in the garden or lounge, including soft drinks, has to be bought at the bar, which isn\'t too cheap. You can\'t bring your own. I wouldn\'t mind if it was just alcohol, but soft drinks, too?! Someone here wants to make money!

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Austria,
  • Novice Nomad
Northshore Bude, Bude, England
9.0
20th Aug 2009

Wow! That was the best hostel on my whole trip! Big, airy rooms, friendly people, clean everything, a kitchen with more than enough of anything you might need.....I didn't want to leave! Only drawback: It's a ten minute walk up the hill from the main bus station - but it's worth it!!

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Austria,
  • Novice Nomad
The Crown Hotel & Bar, Glastonbury, England
7.3
16th Aug 2009

Big, airy rooms, and you can actually open the windows! The rooms are clean, the shower in our room was too. Had a look at one of the other showers and that was less appetizing, though. Folks really should clean up after themselves - but if they don't, staff should.... Kitchen and Lounge were a bit shabby and rundown. Other than that, I enjoyed it a lot - I'll be back!

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Austria,
  • Novice Nomad
St Christopher's Hammersmith, London, England
7.3
11th Aug 2009

The rooms are a bit small and therefore stuffy - still, thanks or the fan in ours, it made things bearable. Also, it's quite loud in the night - not your fault, I guess, you can't turn off traffic, after all.

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

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