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Reviews: thompsonjamie3241293



  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
The Safehouse Hostel, Cardiff, Wales
9.4
27th Sep 2015

I’ve stayed in a lot of hostels and the beds are by far the most comfortable beds I have had the pleasure to sleep in. The fact that they are carved out of cabinets creates a sense of privacy. The kitchen area is small and also is the common area having said that it does make it cozy in a pleasant way and the common area is beatifuly in keeping with the building. Excellent location and the staff are very friendly.

View Property Reply

It was great having you to stay with us, and a pleasure meeting you. If you ever come to Cardiff again, please drop in!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Nomad, Cardiff, Wales
7.1
19th Sep 2014

Staff friendly, hostel was clean and tidy. Bed was a little uncomfortable. Was ok for the one night and is a bonus as mots hostels in Cardiff require a minimum stay of two nights at the weekend.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
The Fort Boutique Hostel, York, England
6.9
7th Feb 2014

Good location. It was expensive for a hostel if there is more than one of you and for the same amount we could have stayed in a budget hotel. We decided not to because we enjoy the atmosphere of a hostel and this hostel did not have it. York is a great city. I would recommend the hostel on location and cleanliness but not value for money.

View Property Reply

Hi, thanks for your comments. To make the most out of a hostel you should stay in a dorm room. This way you get to meet new people, our private rooms are very private so it is harder to meet other people. Dorm beds start from £18 pounds and privates from £58. For a city centre location, I'd say that's not bad. Do stay again and try one of our superb brand new dorms with communal kitchen.

    • 2.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
9.7
13th Nov 2013

Excellent stay. Staff are very friendly and helpful.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Barnacles Temple Bar House, Dublin, Ireland
7.1
29th Mar 2013

Was moved to another Hostel as this one was full. Gie the staff there credit they were very apologetic and even paid for a taxi.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England, Couple, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Sepilok Forest Edge Resort, Sandakan, Malaysia
8.9
13th Nov 2012

This hostel has to have the most friendly staff in the whole of Asia. Please be aware this is a forest edge resort so don’t come here expecting to party. If however you want a view days R&R then book away I loved it just what was needed after weeks travelling.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Masada Backpacker, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
8.9
11th Nov 2012

The staff are very helpfull and it is a pleasent small size hostel. Great Location. The building it's self is nothing special to look at but we had a fantastic stay. Hot water comfy beds and a small and friendly lounge.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Singgahsana Lodge, Kuching, Malaysia
10.0
5th Nov 2012

This hostel is excellent, friendly staff, great location, clean tidy, and the bar is a nice touch but does not cause a disturbance.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Rucksack Inn @ Lavender Street, Singapore, Singapore
7.7
4th Nov 2012

Staff very friendly, hostel was clean. Would recomend I'm still yet to find a hostel in Singapore that is homely.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Beacons Backpackers, Brecon, Wales
9.7
14th Aug 2012

If ever there was a reason to come to Wales this hostel is it, the staff and the regulars that use the pub attached give a massive warm Welsh welcome, great location for the Brecons. The Hostel is clean, the staff are fantastic. Only negative the mattress do need changing as they are not too comfy but after a day’s walking washed down with a few beers after it’s not the end of the world.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Tallinn Backpackers, Tallinn, Estonia
9.7
21st Oct 2011

This has got to be the best hostel I have stayed in, in Europe. The staff are fantastic the location is excellent I met more people here that I’ll keep in touch with then I have in the previous 10 years of staying in Hostels.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
8.0
20th Aug 2011

Fur such a busy hostel the staff are very friendly. It’s clean and tidy. Only down side due to the size you don’t get the community feel you get in some establishments. But for a Hostel in London it can’t be faulted.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
K Road City Travellers, Auckland, New Zealand
8.3
21st Nov 2010

Only stayed the 1 night. Good location although the K road is not for the faint hearted. The staffs are friendly there is a nice outside terrace and you get a complimentary breakfast not to common these days.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England,
  • Globetrotter
NosDa Hostel & Bar, Cardiff, Wales
9.7
31st Mar 2010

2nd visit in just as many months it is that good. This time they extended a very warm welcome to a 1st time visitor to Cardiff. Still one of the best hostel�s I have stayed in, in the UK.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England,
  • Globetrotter
Saucy Mary's Lodge, Isle of Skye, Scotland
9.3
21st Feb 2010

Great Hostel. Fantastic staff, clean warm room. Showever not the best but can't have everything. This Hostel is not in Portree but it was a ideal location for us.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England,
  • Globetrotter
Eastgate Backpackers Hostel, Inverness, Scotland
8.7
20th Feb 2010

As we had 2 shared rooms instead of a Dorm we was moved to a nearby house that was fantastic. Staff very helpfull and a great location.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England,
  • Globetrotter
9.0
24th Jan 2010

For such a large hostel it is very well kept. The staffs are friendly. I stayed in a large dorm very comfy and each bunk has cabin style curtains. All round very good.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England,
  • Globetrotter
Cardiff Backpacker Caerdydd, Cardiff, Wales
10.0
13th Jan 2010

Review is of the sister hostel NosDa as I was moved 2nd best hostel I have ever stayed in. The staff where fantastic. The rooms clean and warm. The bathrooms have hot water and are very clean. It is in a fantastic location and it really is a great place to meet people. So if you just want a base close to town but not right in the hustle and bustle or you want to meet like minded travels from all over the world this is the place.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England,
  • Globetrotter
The Mitraa, Singapore, Singapore
6.3
14th Nov 2009

The staff where very helpful. Although the hostel is a MRT ride away from anywhere else with the exception of little India. There is no lounge just a sofa in reception. No cooking facilities. I found the 6 bed door a little cramped and hot with no natural air. I have stayed in 20 bed dorm�s that are more comfortable. However there is a nice chill out area out front. I thing this place is only good for a short stop over.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 4.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England,
  • Globetrotter
Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel, Bangkok, Thailand
10.0
10th Nov 2009

Great location. Staff fantastic rooms clean and great decor.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England,
  • Globetrotter
Old Penang GuestHouse, Penang, Malaysia
8.0
4th Nov 2009

The staff are very friendly the hostel is in a great location. The building is amazing. Only moan is the twelve bed dorm has no real ventilation and does not get chance to air during the day. As a result can pong a bit.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England,
  • Globetrotter
Red Palm, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
9.0
2nd Nov 2009

Staff are by far the friendliest I have come across. The residental cat is a lovley touch although the cat can go stay with friends if your allergic.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England,
  • Globetrotter
Rucksack Inn @ Temple Street, Singapore, Singapore
10.0
1st Nov 2009

The best. Although it is just one big dorm it is clean plenty of air and a perfect temperature. The owner is a really nice guy and it even has a kitchen not common in Hostels in SE Asia. Nice people to boot.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England,
  • Globetrotter
Barnacles Temple Bar House, Dublin, Ireland
8.0
15th Feb 2009

It was good for a couple of nights might not want to stay there long term. Just another run of the mill hostel.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England,
  • Globetrotter
Tuatara Lodge, Invercargill, New Zealand
8.0
2nd Sep 2008

Good location nice YHA hostel Kitchen and Showers clean staff very friendly and cafe down stairs very handy good pub next door. 1st night room had no windows made it stuffy 2nd stay very good bright clean room and only two other guests in room.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England,
  • Globetrotter
Empire Hotel Backpackers, Oamaru, New Zealand
10.0
9th Jul 2008

The best Hostel I have stayed in lots of character, great people. Has 2 large lounges free internet. Just be advised Oamaru is a nice place to relax its not a party town.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England,
  • Globetrotter
Nomads Capital Backpackers, Wellington, New Zealand
7.7
27th Jun 2008

Great modern Hostel. Although it Lacked charactor no words of wisdom over a game of cards or a sing song. But clean tidy and a great location.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England,
  • Globetrotter
9.3
24th Jun 2008

It is a little way out the city about a 20min walk or a 5 min bus ride. Witch I liked. Simple clean and a real great bunch of people

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • thompsonjamie3241293
  • England,
  • Globetrotter
Airport Skyway Lodge, Auckland, New Zealand
8.7
21st Jun 2008

The place was booked out at the last minute so they were good enough to move me to another Motel and cover the extra cost. Fantastic custmer services.

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

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