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  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
Le Penguin Hostel, Faro, Portugal
6.0
9th Aug 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights based on reviews here. The bathroom wasn't great - small and not very clean. It's a 15 minute walk away from most places of interest. I would stay closer to the marina. There was nothing in particular near the hostel. Staff were great, but the atmosphere was dead. You had to pay extra to join in with the forced fun, like 10 Euro for a drinking games night. Other hostels I've stayed in in Portugal include this type of thing in the price. Lots of extra costs here.

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Dear guest, thanks for your feedback. We have 5 bathrooms in the hostel, but, for some strange reason, everyone only uses one of them, even if it is the smaller one, while the big ones are usually super clean. It is hard to keep it clean when 20 people are showering one after the other. We have 2 big supermarkets just 1 minute from the hostel and many good restaurants which are not the touristic traps you found at the marina. The night you were here people could pay 10 euros and drink as much as they want from our bucket cocktail, not to join drinking games, which you can do with tap water if you feel like. I'm not aware of hostels offering all you can drink for free and I wouldn't call it an extra cost, but a service we offer. The atmosphere was dead at 9pm, when you went to sleep, but we had an amazing night later. Next time join us, as the atmosphere depends mostly on the guests! And maybe you can appreciate the free stuff we offer, like towels, padlocks, a great breakfast, food and spices in the kitchen and shots when we go out ;)

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 4.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, All Female Group, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
Glasgow Youth Hostel, Glasgow, Scotland
9.1
28th Dec 2015

We had a great stay at Glasgow Youth Hostel. The staff were excellent, really helpful and gave us great tips. The beds were comfortable and our room had a fantastic view of the city. Kelvingrove Park was on the doorstep and it was beautiful.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
Hostel Papaya Getsemani, Cartagena, Colombia
9.7
23rd Jan 2014

If you are looking for a relaxing, accommodating and clean environment to stay in Cartagena - this is the hostel for you. I travelled around the Carribean coast of Colombia and this was by far the best hostel I had stayed in. It is a small hostel with very helpful staff, and breakfast is included. They even let us come back and shower and pack after we had checked out. Cartagena is a lovely place to visit, and Getsemani is walking distance from all the tourist attractions.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
The Dreamer, Palomino, Colombia
9.1
22nd Jan 2014

Amazing location - 30 second proximity to the beach, lovely clean room and bathroom, nice bar. Was full of Brits mainly. Happy hour was the cheapest I found along the coast, was 8mil for 2 cocktails. Only downside - you have to pay for wifi, and it is quite pricey, and not factored into the cost of the dorm. If you don't need wifi the it has my highest recommendation. palomino is a beautiful beach and well worth visiting.

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

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