Reviews: Anonymous

Oliver St. John Gogarty

Dublin, Ireland

Great place. Friendly staff. Nice, clean rooms with their own bathrooms. Good atmosphere, especially with the connected bar. Great location, right in Temple Bar. Food at the Gogarty's restaurant is a bit expensive, but it's expensive all over Temple Bar.

Camping Rialto

Venice, Italy

The tents are capital-T Tiny. Less that a foot of space between the two beds. But it's not a big deal if you know the other person. Showers and bathrooms are fine, except you have to remember to take the provided roll of TP to the bathroom with you, as there is none in the stalls. The bus ride to and from Venice isn't bad, but probably a bit more than the listed "10 minutes". Great staff, good atmosphere, and a good value for the price.


Rimini is good for laying on the beach during the day and partying at night, and the Sunflower hostels are the ideal places to be for both those things. From what I saw, Sunflower Beach is the party center and Sunflower Surf is better if you want a little more sleep. Guests can move freely between the two, and the staff of both hostels are really great. Excellent value.

PLUS Camping Michelangelo

Florence, Italy

This was my first camping hostel experience, and it was great. The hostel may not be in the city center, but it's not a far walk or bus ride, and the view is absolutely amazing. The tents are clean, there are plenty of toilets and showers, the market is fairly extensive, and the staff, both at reception and at the bar, are wonderful. The only thing I would change is the Wifi, which gets extremely slow when multiple people are using it. Also, lockers are located in the "shared" area and cost.

Ostello Tramonti

Cinque Terre, Italy

Great place with a great staff. True, it's not right in Cinque Terre, but the staff will give you a shuttle to and from Riomaggiore for only 1 euro each way. The hostel itself was nice and clean, with a TV room and a great open-air room for eating breakfast. Wifi works well, unlike some other places.

Hostel Colours

Milan, Italy

My room had its own bathroom, always a plus. Staff was great, very friendly and helpful. They even offered us free coffee/tea when we were sitting around downstairs. Breakfast wasn't much, but it was something and it was free. There are a couple tvs and even an Xbox! Good hostel, great value. I would stay there again.

The 4You Hostel Munich

Munich, Germany

Great place. Very clean rooms, with individual cages for each guest. Showers were okay, although there wasn't much room to place towels and toiletries. Friendly, helpful staff. Wifi is decent, but only available downstairs, and you have to pay for minutes on the in-house computers. Bar is nice, especially during happy hour. Breakfast is good, with a wide assortment of spreads along with meat, cheese, and the usual stuff. No community kitchen. Overall a very nice place.


The room itself was very clean and seemed really new. Small closets, cost 2 euro to lock. Staff was friendly, but not overly-helpful. I didn't take advantage of any of the cafeteria meals, so I can't comment on the food. The fooseball table, ping-pong tables, tv room, and playground are nice additions. It seemed to me like it was less of a hostel for young backpackers, more for families or middle-aged, solo travelers. Those were the demographics when I was there, but that could have been a fluke


Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Great hostel. Friendly staff who trusts the guest to be alone at night. Connected to a great restaurant (quesadillas and burgers are bomb) and deli. Everything in Cesky Krumlov is right down the street. If the weather is bad - which it was during my stay - you can stay in and play games or watch one of the hundreds of movies available on the hostel's flatscreen. Rooms and bathrooms are clean, towels and linens are free. And the map they give you is pretty awesome.

Hootananny Hostel

London, England

Good value, for sure. Beds and rooms were decent. Showers were a short walk upstairs, but not a big deal. Kitchen was nice. The only drawback is the loud music at night, if you're not into that. And it's a little difficult to figure out where to go when you first get there, as there are no signs for the actual hostel. (You have to ring the bell at the front door of the pub.)