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Reviews: alisoun2043

Location Netherlands, Gender Female, Age 32

  • alisoun2043
  • Netherlands, Couple, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
London Backpackers, London, England
7.4
11th Apr 2013

Good value for your money but not the best hostel around. Some people decided to live here permanently, they are always hogging the already very small kitchen. Breakfast is until 9 am and then the kitchen closes, so no breakfast if you get up at a normal time. Cleaning the room consists of turning on the light, a vague mopping and a harsh chemical spray. The rooms are really hot and sweaty. Lights off, and the symphony of farts begins. The bed curtains, personal plugs and light are nice though.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • alisoun2043
  • Netherlands, Couple, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
Brazen Backpackers, London, England
6.0
7th Apr 2013

Located above a pub, which is not very attractive for backpackers due to all the old geezers who are regulars and you can hear it upstairs (bring earplugs and you'll be fine). The staff are very nice and helpful. The shower/bathroom was teaming with its own colony of microbial life. The atmosphere in the room was ok until a random smelly old drunk in long johns joined. The common room is a cold prison cellar, the kitchen a forkless wasteland of dirty dishes with a half working cooker.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
  • alisoun2043
  • Netherlands, Couple, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
Globetrotters/The Townhouse, Dublin, Ireland
7.1
30th Mar 2013

This is a tough one to review. The hostel itself is beautiful, it looks like an old hotel. There's a shower and toilet for every room, the beds are comfortable. There is a kitchen to use, but it's not great. You're also only allowed to use it between 2PM and 9PM (so if you don't buy breakfast of them you'll have to do without). The staff is friendly enough, but they are not the kind of people you'd expect in a hostel, they are hotel staff. This is not a hostel to drink with other backpackers.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • alisoun2043
  • Netherlands, Couple, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
Abbey Court, Dublin, Ireland
8.0
29th Mar 2013

A normal hostel in the middle of the city centre, the location is great. There is a common room next to the kitchen. The kitchen is quite small, but was alright. Dorms, showers and toilets are fine. Just make sure you make use of the facilities before or after 'rush hour'. The staff are friendly enough. I don't really have anything negative to say about this hostel.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • alisoun2043
  • Netherlands, Couple, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
Isaacs Hostel, Dublin, Ireland
7.4
23rd Mar 2013

It's hard to say anything negative (or positive) about this hostel, since we've actually haven't stayed there. Due to bad weather conditions we couldn't travel up to Dublin. Because we couldn't cancel 24 hours in advance we still had to pay for an entire night's stay. Now apparently there are more hostels that have this policy, personally I never heard of this before. I'm not trying to badmouth anyone, because it's probably a lovely hostel, just keep this in mind when you book though.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • alisoun2043
  • Netherlands, Couple, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
St Christopher's Village, London, England
9.1
2nd Jan 2013

We only stayed one night, but it's a lovely hostel with great staff, I really hope to come back some day! We had a bit of an incident in our dorm with a mad snoring man who turned a tad violent. The staff handled this perfectly and were overall very helpfull. Thank you!

View Property Reply

Hey There! Thank You for taking the time to leave us with your review! We apologise that you had this incident occur during your stay, unfortunately some situations as this we cannot prevent happening, but we try our best to handle it in the most appropriate manner possible. We hope to see this didn't effect your stay with us too greatly! Thank You again, We look forward to seeing you next time in London. The St. Christopher's Team.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • alisoun2043
  • Netherlands, Couple, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
Abercorn House Hostel, London, England
7.4
1st Jan 2013

A clean hostel on a nice location close to Hammersmith underground, about 20 minutes away from Leicester Square. Shops nearby include Tesco, Primark and Wetherspoon. It's more of a hotel than a hostel so don't go for the atmosphere, the rooms include a personal fridge and comfortable beds. The showers, toilets and kitchens are shared, but clean. The hostel offers plates and cutlery, but no pots or pans, which makes the cooker a bit redundant. The staff are not unfriendly, but not too helpful.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • alisoun2043
  • Netherlands,
  • Novice Nomad
De Bedstay Hotel, Antwerp, Belgium
7.3
17th Aug 2008

Such a good price to stay in a nice double room in the centre of Antwerp. The bathroom was clean and towels and bedsheets were included. In the morning there was a picnic basket with breakfast, so cute! The only downside is that there is only staff present until 11 in the morning. When we arrived a cleaning lady eventually showed us to our room. There was a number of the hotel staff though.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness

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