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Reviews: Anonymous



  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
6.6
8th Oct 2016

The hostel itself was fine, although the area isn't safe to walk around at night, at least for a girl. It's quite out of the way. One of the staff members was a bit short with us and the dorms were average. Not sure why this hostel has gotten such great reviews.

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We are sorry to see you felt unsafe, we have many of our guests mentioning that the area is beautiful and safe and we tend to agree. In Paris in general it is strongly recommended to be vigilant though. We believe we receive so many nice comments because we are awesome, we will show you this if you give us another chance.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 2.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
9.1
27th May 2016

A beautiful, clean hostel with plenty of space in the dorm rooms. The location alone (right in the heart of the Marais) was worth it. The only drawbacks were that the wifi tended to be slow, and there weren't enough plug-ins in the rooms.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Shelter City, Amsterdam, Netherlands
10.0
23rd May 2016

This hostel is great for meeting people who you'll end up becoming and staying friends with. There's a real sense of community. (Whether you're Christian has nothing to do with it - everyone is made to feel welcome.) The staff are friendly and helpful, and extremely vigilant about keeping strangers out. The hostel is near lots of major attractions, and it's easy to get to them without passing through the seedy areas of the Red Light District. Definitely recommended!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Hobo Bear Hostel, Zagreb, Croatia
5.7
18th May 2016

No customer comment

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 4.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 4.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Euro Youth Hostel, Munich, Germany
9.4
29th Apr 2016

The staff were extremely friendly and helpful, and had a lot of insider tips to offer. Discounts are available when you book guided tours through the front desk. The hostel is a short walking distance from the city centre. The large dorms are surprisingly quiet at night, and each bed has a curtain, light, and plug-in.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, All Female Group, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Delta Hotel Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
3.1
22nd Aug 2015

Please do yourself a favour and avoid this place at all costs. Especially if you're a girl. I had read reviews about how unsafe the entrance area was, but I thought it wouldn't be a big deal because the hostel is so cheap. I was wrong. Even walking back in a group, I would get accosted by pushy men, and I felt extremely uncomfortable. The hostel itself is run by people who sleep on the floor right outside the rooms. The rooms are tiny and the bathrooms are filthy, with hardly any space to move.

    • 4.0Value For Money
    • 2.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 2.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
9.4
9th Jul 2014

I've stayed at Caulaincourt several times now and it's one of my favourite hostels. The eclectic décor gives it an interesting vibe, the staff are unfailingly friendly, and it's well-connected to the metro. The rooms are a bit small, but you get excellent value for your money by Parisian standards.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, All Female Group, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Casa de Amigos Albayzin, Granada, Spain
4.0
4th Jul 2014

Please AVOID this guesthouse. The directions say to "call us upon arrival." My call went straight to voicemail, and even though it was late at night, nobody was home. There's no wifi either; I went to the restaurant next door and I had just decided to book another hostel when the lady in charge of Casa de Amigos showed up nearly 2 hours later. This wasn't the owner, it was his friend who is in charge of the guesthouse for several months, but this doesn't make the way I was treated acceptable.

    • 2.0Value For Money
    • 2.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, All Female Group, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Meeting Point, Madrid, Spain
5.7
30th Jun 2014

The location is good and we enjoyed the atmosphere. On the day you check out, if you want to leave your luggage there, they charge you 3 euros per bag per hour after 1:00, which it doesn't mention online. There are other hidden charges as well, like 70 cents per page for printing. The hostel also needs more plug-ins and bathrooms. The wifi doesn't work in some of the rooms.

    • 4.0Value For Money
    • 4.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 4.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Ritchie's Hostel, Prague, Czech Republic
7.4
26th Jun 2014

Nothing fancy and it lacks the typical hostel atmosphere, but the location is perfect. The staff is friendly, the rooms are fairly clean, and the windows seem to be soundproof. There's no wifi in the rooms, only in the reception area. I thought it was a good deal for the price.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Lollis Homestay, Dresden, Germany
8.9
23rd Jun 2014

The hostel has a lot of character and quirky decorations that make you feel at home. It also has some sort of event every night; while I was there, there was a barbecue and a vegetarian dinner (both free), as well as a beginners' German class. The only potential downside was the location. The hostel is near cheap restaurants and bars but far from all the main tourist attractions.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 4.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
MEININGER Frankfurt/Main Messe, Frankfurt, Germany
6.0
17th Jun 2014

Compared to most hostels, everything is extremely clean and the rooms are well-equipped. However, it completely lacks the typical hostel atmosphere and if you plan on sightseeing, it's far from the city centre. Some of the staff members were rude.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 2.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 4.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Aventura Boutique Hostel, Budapest, Hungary
9.4
2nd Jun 2014

A great hostel with friendly staff! I stayed in the Africa room, and I loved the atmosphere there. The shared facilities are kept extremely clean and the kitchen has everything you could want. The only drawback is that it's a little way out of the centre, but there's a metro stop nearby.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Believe-it-or-Not, Vienna, Austria
10.0
7th May 2014

Lilly’s hostel has everything you could possibly want in a hostel (and more!). Lilly herself is genuinely friendly and helpful. If you want to be guaranteed a great stay in Vienna, book this hostel!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
9.7
4th May 2014

The hostel had everything you could possibly need and the staff went out of their way to be friendly and helpful. The nightly showing of The Sound of Music was a great way to meet people. The only thing that was missing was space to socialize; it would be nice to have another common room or two.

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hi there. thanks for the review. we have in total 5 sozializing rooms (two tv rooms, the tea-kitchen, the bar and the foyer). save travells, yoho team

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
8.0
19th Apr 2014

Overall a pretty good hostel. I'd booked a 6-bed dorm, and somehow I ended up alone in a 2-bed room. It would have been weird if there had been one other person in my room, but there wasn't, so it worked out fine.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
8.3
6th Apr 2014

I was really worried at first because I was assigned to a room where the key card system wasn't working, which would have meant a staff member would have had to open it every time I wanted to go in. However, the staff I talked to were all really helpful and they quickly moved me to a different room. The hostel is central. However, the rooms are small with austere décor, and the bunk beds tend to shake a lot. Bins are provided to lock up your things, but bring a lock.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, All Female Group, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Yes! Porto Hostel, Porto, Portugal
9.7
20th Mar 2014

The hostel is very clean, the common room and dinners provide a great way to meet people, and the location is central. The staff are friendly, although they kept asking us to sign up for dinner or the walking tour every single time we passed them.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Believe-it-or-Not, Vienna, Austria
10.0
3rd Mar 2014

I've stayed in a lot of hostels across Europe, and this was far and away the best. It felt more like a home than a hostel - the shared living space and kitchen make it easy to meet other people. Lilly was also really welcoming and helpful. I hope to be back soon!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Yakamoz Guesthouse, Istanbul, Turkey
10.0
1st Mar 2014

The staff at Yakamoz were really friendly, always welcoming and eager to help. The location is also perfect; as a female traveling alone, I felt completely safe and I couldn't have picked a better area to stay. I would definitely go back!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Dioskouros, Athens, Greece
7.4
26th Feb 2014

The main advantage of this hostel is its location in the city centre. However, the bathrooms were dirty with no soap or paper towels. The room was cold (during the day, even colder than outdoors) and you could feel the springs in the mattresses. It was cheap, so we got pretty much what we paid for.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
8.9
15th Feb 2014

A great choice overall, especially since it's one of the cheaper hostels in Paris. The décor makes it welcoming, the staff are always willing to help, and it's a really short walk from the Lamarck Caulaincourt metro station. The bathrooms could have been cleaner.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Geneva Housing, Geneva, Switzerland
5.7
7th Dec 2013

WARNING. This hostel was nice enough, so I recommended it to a friend who was looking for a cheap place to stay in Geneva. But while she was staying there, everyone was thrown out by the police because the hostel was illegal!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 4.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 4.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, All Female Group, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Geneva Hostel, Geneva, Switzerland
6.6
28th Oct 2013

Be aware that there's an extra charge of 6 francs per person each night if you're not a Hostelling International member. However, the hostel does provide free public transportation cards. It's clean but it lacks character. The common areas aren't conducive to a hostel atmosphere, and it feels a little bit like a hospital.

    • 4.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness

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