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Reviews: don476

Location USA, Gender Male, Age 32

  • don476
  • USA, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
City Backpackers Hostel, Stockholm, Sweden
8.3
3rd Apr 2015

Good place with interesting decorations. No shoes rule is nice but it seemed like half the people ignored it completely, so prepare to have your socks get dirty.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Travellers Inn, Mumbai, India
8.6
28th Mar 2014

Good hostel in a nice area with great food all around. The main tourist sites are a 10-15 minute walk or a 30-40 rupee cab ride away. Cab drivers have no idea where this place is though so get yourself familiar with a map first. Water pressure isn't great and staff turns off the water heaters without warning so watch out for that. Otherwise a pretty good place. I stayed there twice during my trip and would again.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Ram Bhawan Residency, Varanasi, India
9.7
22nd Mar 2014

Very unique place! You should stay here if you're going to Varanasi. Friendly people, really cool rooms with authentic architectural details. The bathroom(s) are a little strange, especially the one on the first floor. If you want a more private shower, go to the second floor! They have full-house battery backups so during power outages you still have lights and fans. The included homemade daily lunch is really good! You might not recognize the food but you will be surprised how good it is!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Zostel Jodhpur, Jodhpur, India
9.1
18th Mar 2014

Very cool, laid back place. Big lockers in the rooms. AIR CONDITIONING that works! The bathroom situation is a little disappointing but totally workable. Never had a problem. Good water pressure and hot water that actually works. Staff was friendly and easygoing. Great common area to hang out and meet people. Restaurant downstairs is decent. Location is not the best. If you haggle hard, 60-80 rupees for a tuktuk to the center or back. They'll ask for 200. But it's nice and quiet at night.

View Property Reply

Hiya Don! Thank you for the great review and rating. Your experience means a lot to us. Glad you found the facilities up to your expectations. If you have any suggestions as to how we can improve the experience (bathrooms, cleanliness, etc.), do drop us a line and we'll gladly work on it. Nothing but the best for our guests :) Hope you drop by our other Zostels at Udaipur and Jaipur! Cheers! Zostel

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 4.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Smyle Inn, New Delhi, India
8.6
15th Mar 2014

I had a single room on the 4th floor (no lift, but I don't care) and I found it to be pretty good. The place was very clean and there was good water pressure even on the 4th floor. You have to call the front desk to ask them to turn on your hot water, which is kind of annoying. There's a young guy working there who is extremely friendly and helpful, but one of the managers is a loudmouth jackass. He shouts loudly at all hours day/night and he is quite rude. Get rid of him and it would be better.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Vinayak Guesthouse, Jaipur, India
9.4
12th Mar 2014

Good place! Fairly convenient location. Not in the center but not far. Quiet area with conveniences nearby. My room was much larger than I needed. Bathroom was average for India, with a squat toilet and a shower with a little bit of hot water. There are some kids who work there who make a lot of noise in the morning and at night. The rooftop restaurant is a nice place to sit and hang ot but the food was pretty disappointing. Owner is a nice guy but needs to stop pressuring to eat his food.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Kolpinghaus Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
8.0
31st Aug 2013

It's definitely a bit of a walk from the center, but you can make it a pleasant walk along the Salzach river, which the Hostel is very close to. This also makes it very simple to find your way to and from the city. More of a hotel with dorm rooms than a hostel, as others have said, but it's clean and secure and cheap.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
9.1
26th Sep 2012

Very nice place, and more of a social atmosphere than some other people are saying in the reviews. The problem with this place is that all the extras are ridiculously overpriced. Foosball and Pool are the most expensive I have ever seen, and a beer that costs 2 euros on the street costs 3 euros from the cooler in the lobby. That's fairly disappointing ,but these are relatively minor complaints.

View Property Reply

Hey Don, thank you for rating our Ho(s)tel =) Nevertheless we hope to welcome you again one day in one of our Meininger. Cheers, Nikola (reception)

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
9.7
20th Jun 2012

Towels are free at this location even though it says they charge. Maybe I just got lucky. The lockers do not require you to bring your own lock; they work with your room RFID card key. The lockers are plenty big for a carry-on size bag and a bunch more stuff. The staff is really excellent. Great location. Very clean. Only improvements would be wifi in the rooms and better lighting in the bathroom (in my dorm there was only a 40-watt halogen spotlight in the ceiling). Good place.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male,
  • Globetrotter
Tiu Kiev Backpackers, Kiev, Ukraine
7.7
22nd Jul 2008

You might want to call ahead to see if they have any hot water during the time you'll be staying there. Otherwise a good place.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male,
  • Globetrotter
The Kosmonaut Hostel, Lviv, Ukraine
10.0
21st Jul 2008

Great place, very friendly owner and staff, lots of cool old stuff to look at. I was fortunate to be there when there was a bunch of really fun people there so I had a great time.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male,
  • Globetrotter
Atlantis Hostel, Krakow, Poland
8.0
19th Jul 2008

Fairly average place but the bathrooms were pretty sweet. Not much else to say. I'd stay there again.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male,
  • Globetrotter
The Midland Youth Hostel 1, Bucharest, Romania
9.3
17th Jul 2008

Good place in Bucharest. I'd stay there again.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male,
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Mostel, Sofia, Bulgaria
10.0
14th Jul 2008

This was a bizarre place, but really cool. Don't bother coming back for the free dinner, it was freakin gross and took forever.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male,
  • Globetrotter
Green Studio Hostel, Belgrade, Serbia
9.3
12th Jul 2008

Great place... would go there again.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male,
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Enjoy, Sarajevo, Bosnia And Herzegovina
10.0
10th Jul 2008

Owner and her husband are very nice people. 100% rating for them alone! Definitely stay here!!!

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male,
  • Globetrotter
Keleti Hostel, Budapest, Hungary
9.3
4th Jul 2008

Great place to stay... I gave the location a higher rating than I might have otherwise because this place is RIGHT next to the train station (Keleti). But all the tourist spots are quite a hike away. It's not something that bothers me though. Would stay here again.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male,
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Possonium, Bratislava, Slovakia
9.7
3rd Jul 2008

Great place. I didn't have a chance to visit the bar downstairs but it looked like a cool place to hang out.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male,
  • Globetrotter
Chili Hostel, Prague, Czech Republic
9.3
1st Jul 2008

Had a great time here. The staff were very accommodating when I went to my assigned room and it STUNK like BO. They gave me another room without any problems at all. I'd stay here again.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male,
  • Globetrotter
Euro Hostel Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
8.7
5th May 2008

Impossible to miss this one... huge tower visible as soon as you arrive in Glasgow. Rooms are a bit dingy and some of the bathroom stuff is in disrepair but it is workable. Big common room to meet people. Decent place.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male,
  • Globetrotter
Inverness Student Hostel, Inverness, Scotland
10.0
1st May 2008

Great place, no complaints. Would stay there again for sure .

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male,
  • Globetrotter
10.0
29th Apr 2008

Great owner and staff, one of the best common rooms I've seen. No complaints.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male,
  • Globetrotter
Euro Hostel Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
8.3
28th Apr 2008

Impossible to miss this one... huge tower visible as soon as you arrive in Glasgow. Rooms are a bit dingy and some of the bathroom stuff is in disrepair but it is workable. Big common room to meet people. Decent place.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male,
  • Globetrotter
Barnacles Temple Bar House, Dublin, Ireland
7.7
27th Apr 2008

Location can be a plus if you want to get drunk and be crazy, which I guess is the point of Temple Bar. If you want to get some sleep, look elsewhere.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male,
  • Globetrotter
Marina House, Dublin, Ireland
10.0
25th Apr 2008

This was a great place to stay.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male,
  • Globetrotter
Barnacles Temple Bar House, Dublin, Ireland
7.7
24th Apr 2008

Location can be a plus if you want to get drunk and be crazy, which I guess is the point of Temple Bar. If you want to get some sleep, look elsewhere.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male,
  • Globetrotter
Torquay Hostel, London, England
6.3
21st Apr 2008

Workable place for the price in London. Nothing special at all.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male,
  • Globetrotter
Torquay Hostel, London, England
6.3
20th Apr 2008

Decent hostel. Nothing really going on here. Definitely a workable place for the price in London.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male,
  • Globetrotter
10.0
20th Apr 2008

I had a FANTASTIC time here! The pub downstairs was SO much fun, mostly because the awesome staff .This review is over 2 years late so I'm not sure who is still there but damn those guys were a riot. They were the highlight of my time in Brighton!

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male,
  • Globetrotter
Durty Nellys Inn, Amsterdam, Netherlands
8.0
4th Apr 2008

Great pub on the first floor, good staff, and free lockers. The bathrooms and rooms were cleaned daily but not very well. The huge dorm I stayed in had barely any light and it was really kind of bizarre. The location is fantastic though. Just be careful on the stairs!

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male,
  • Globetrotter
Venice Rooms, Venice, Italy
9.3
3rd Mar 2008

Fun place to stay in a group. Great cooking facilities to save some money on dinner if you want to. Good security (locking rooms). Would stay here again for sure.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • don476
  • USA, Male,
  • Globetrotter
Rome City Hostel, Rome, Italy
9.7
24th Feb 2008

Excellent hostel! Great atmosphere here! Met lots of cool people and had a great time every night. Clean bathrooms, good security.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness

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