The staff were exceptionally helpful and friendly. The girl who welcomed me was fantastic, especially with local suggestions. The cafe below the hostel was also really nice - however, a bar is always helpful in meeting friends while travelling. One complaint: too much energy was being wasted to over-air-condition the rooms. However, the biggest problem was cost. Although it was about the city average in price, it was farrrrr too expensive and that's a shame.
The location of this hostel is very inconvenient. After taking the subway several stations outside of the city, you need to walk about 15 minutes to the hostel in a very unwalkable area. They have shuttles going back and forth every half hour, but it's still not ideal. It doesn't really make sense for this hostel to be about the same price as inner city hostels. The staff were mixed quality. The receptionist I dealt with most was generally rude and had an attitude.
This hostel smelled bad, it was quite dirty (almost filthy). Dank. The wifi didn't really work that well but the atmosphere was pretty nice.
Not bad. The staff were a little difficult to deal with or made you wait astounding amounts of time to be serviced. Rooms were nice and clean. Good vibe. Easy wifi access. However, location is really not good for travellers who want to go out at night. Generally, the location is quite bad.