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  • parkeram151
  • USA, Female, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
Drifter Jack's Hostel, Austin, USA
8.9
22nd Mar 2015

It's an artistic little hostel near University of Texas. Friendly staff. Moderately clean. Great location. Lots of artwork. No one ate my food - so all around a good stay.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • parkeram151
  • USA, Female, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
The Palms Backpackers, Sydney, Australia
5.7
24th Nov 2014

If you think rugged hostels have more personality and character, enjoy second hand pot smoke, aren't especially concerned about cleanliness, don't have a problem walking down poorly lit streets in Kings Cross, and are looking for a value, this is the place to stay. I definitely see how it appeals to younger men backpacking and just looking for fun. Please do not mistake this for a working hostel. INTERNET LIMIT 25 kb. So if you like streaming Netflix, not your place.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • parkeram151
  • USA, Female, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
The Station Backpackers, Auckland, New Zealand
7.4
5th Aug 2014

The hostel has lots of personality, mostly due to the retro furniture. The staff is friendly. Unfortunately the bathrooms aren't as clean as they could be (buying a larger rubbish bin could help with the overflowing papertowels). There's no freezer, so if you live off frozen tv dinners - this is not the hostel for you.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • parkeram151
  • USA, Female, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
K Road City Travellers, Auckland, New Zealand
6.9
21st May 2014

The wi-fi at this hotel is not compatible with a lot of laptops... including mine. If you have Windows XP on your laptop, beware! you'll be using the hostel computers (which have no privacy and are sort of dirty) instead of your own.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • parkeram151
  • USA, Female, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
YHA Auckland International, Auckland, New Zealand
7.4
15th May 2014

The WIFI at this hostel is NOT FREE. There's always good food in the free bin.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • parkeram151
  • USA, Female, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
Newton Lodge, Auckland, New Zealand
8.6
3rd Apr 2014

Great hostel. The only thing I cannot figure out is why there's only one toilet marked Ladies, two for men and two that are gender neutral. Women spend more time in the bathroom and a lot of women (including me) hate using the men's toilet when the others are occupied.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • parkeram151
  • USA, Female, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
Uenuku lodge, Auckland, New Zealand
7.4
30th Mar 2014

The staff was friendly and the hostel had lots of personality and a nice community feel to it. It's much farther out from the city than the map on hostelworld would lead you to believe (check Google maps first!)

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • parkeram151
  • USA, Female, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
K Road City Travellers, Auckland, New Zealand
9.1
27th Mar 2014

I liked the hostel, especially the rooftop patio. Clean rooms and bathrooms. Nice staff.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • parkeram151
  • USA, Female, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
Newton Lodge, Auckland, New Zealand
8.6
20th Mar 2014

The hostel was very clean and the staff were accommodating. It's not a party hostel but more of a working hostel - which is fine, because that's what I was looking for.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • parkeram151
  • USA, Female, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
Kings Cross Backpackers, Sydney, Australia
8.9
10th Jan 2012

The security was excellent to the point I got tired of punching my code in at the door and again the security gate. Probably the second cleanest hostel I've ever stayed in. Lots of nights out with 1 drink free (although not at the type of bars/pubs I normally patronize). Really great hostel. Good price. I feel bad for the staff washing other people's nasty dishes, when they're suppose to wash their own. I'm considering the dog training method and pushing fellow tenants faces in their own dirt.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • parkeram151
  • USA,
  • Avid Traveller
Hootananny Hostel, London, England
4.0
28th Sep 2008

This is a bar that happens to have beds above it. Far from central London (last stop on the Underground) and a good distance from that stop. Rooms are not very clean and one of the beds (travelling in a group) was double booked so someone had to sleep in the TV room. There are much better hostels in London, this should probably be a last resort... Hostel only has high ratings because long stay customers quite literally live there.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 2.0Security
    • 2.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 4.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
  • parkeram151
  • USA,
  • Avid Traveller
Hostel Positano, Rome, Italy
6.7
1st Jun 2008

The biggest problem was the shower room. Most hostels I've been to have shower stalls. By that I mean a door that locks for privacy, then the shower with a shower curtain. This is much better for bringing towel, clothes etc. into the shower room and for privacy. The set-up of the showers led to an embarrassing incident for me. This is probably the one thing I will remember about the hostel :-( The staff was friendly and the rooms were clean (not so much the bathrooms/lavatory).

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness

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