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Reviews: calalta472526

Location Canada, Gender Female, Age 69

  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
Athens Backpackers, Athens, Greece
10.0
13th Jul 2016

Great place; would recommend it and would stay here on my return.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
Heraklio Youth Hostel, Heraklion, Greece
8.9
8th Jun 2016

Location is the most important thing and this one is perfect, right off the main street so handy but quiet. The family are very friendly, obliging and helpful. Would come back here.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
HI-Calgary City Centre, Calgary, Canada
9.4
24th Dec 2015

No customer comment

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
7.7
2nd Dec 2015

Great breakfast. Terrible WIFI. Since the kitchen is the only place to sit besides rooms, would be nice to have it open until ten pm not nine.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
La Choza Inn Hostel, La Fortuna, Costa Rica
7.7
25th Nov 2015

Pretty place. Was awakened each morning at six by the staff conversing loudly and preparing breakfast right under my room.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
6.6
18th Oct 2015

Need more equipment in kitchen. Young women on staff were very sweet.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
San Jose Backpackers, San Jose, Costa Rica
7.4
25th Sep 2015

Wonderful building but more could be done with it. Needs better lighting and plugs and good seating for computers on the main floor where the WIFI is stronger. Some chairs and tables on the front balcony would be nice too. Staff were friendly and helpful.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
Pride of Paddington, London, England
8.9
28th Dec 2014

Any place that gives me eggs for breakfast is top notch. I would stay here again. I liked the pub atmosphere.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
Central Hostel, London, England
6.3
25th Sep 2014

Reception staff helpful and friendly; cleaner surly and rude. Love the neighbourhood. WIFI the poorest I have encountered in a hostel. Something in the bed bit me for over a week.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
Central Hostel, London, England
6.6
18th Sep 2014

Reception staff friendly and helpful; cleaner surly and unfriendly. WIFI the worst I have encountered in a hostel, constantly cutting out. Great neighbourhood. Love the area. Got fleas from the bed and carried them away with me, five days later in another country still being bitten and had to get flea shampoo and wash everything I own. Clean dishtowels in kitchen would help with cleanup.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
Perfect Hostel, Paris, France
6.0
20th Aug 2014

I didnt stay. I booked 2 nights in a mixed dorm back in May or June and on checking in was told I would have to move rooms after the first night. This was completely unacceptable so I asked for a full refund and went across the street.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
Hatters on Newton Street, Manchester, England
9.1
23rd Jul 2014

I'll stay at Hatter's whenever I come to Manchester.

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Yeah you will.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
Abrahams Hostel, Dublin, Ireland
9.7
21st Jun 2014

One of the best hostels I've stayed in, out of dozens. Staff always upbeat, friendly and helpful. Lots of room to sit to eat or read email. Full self-catering. Great breakfast room and EGGS for breakfast! Awesome.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
Lotte - The Backpackers, Heidelberg, Germany
9.7
16th Aug 2013

Lovely place, mostly run by women so has those little extra touches women appreciate. Candles set out in the evenings! Right in the heart of the action. Could have stayed longer.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
8.9
25th Jul 2013

All staff but one were super friendly and helpful. Night guy could work on a smile now and then. Really fantastic that my 21 bed dorm smelled like clean sheets, not sweaty bodies. And big lineup of plugs in room showed this hostel knows what is important for travelers. I always like kitchen facilities but appreciate that this is a pub business too. I didn't eat there as I need more than pizza but my jug of Pimm's was sublime and I loved having outdoor seating. Beautiful area, gorgeous buildings.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
The Full Moon Backpackers, Bristol, England
9.1
22nd Jul 2013

Fun place, loved the retro seventies atmosphere. Maybe not retro for most guests though!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
Salmon Weir Hostel, Galway, Ireland
9.7
24th Jun 2013

This is a great place and I really enjoyed my stay.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
9.1
21st Jun 2013

Kitchen small so crowded when people want to cook. Hostess was lovely, great atmosphere.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
Bru Bar & Hostel, Cork, Ireland
7.7
9th May 2013

Room very small, hardly room to turn around never mind luggage, and one bathroom for six people. Super kitchen facilities and lots of plug ins in lounge.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
10.0
7th Apr 2013

Palmer's gets better every time I come back. Its friendly and helpful staff continues to be its strongest asset but the building itself is just great. Nice new features in the shower upgrades, hair dryers and WIFI throughout. It would be handy also to have little makeup shelves installed by all the mirrors. And thanks again, Hedia! ;-) Maureen

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Hello Maureen! It makes very happy that you enjoy more and more coming back... We also enjoy having you back everytime. Thank you. See you soon!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
Everton Hostel, Liverpool, England
7.4
4th May 2012

Good place to stay except for ensuite bathroom. Needs separate stalls. A bathroom that only one of ten people can use is woefully inadequate. Suggestion: would cost little to put some mirrors with a makeup shelf outside the bathroom.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 4.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
8.9
12th Apr 2012

It was great that you could bring your own food and eat it in the pub. Nice pub too, I used to drink there sometimes when I lived at Maida Vale and didn't know there was a hostel. Would have liked a microwave somewhere so I could cook my eggs for breakfast, but I suppose that doesn't matter to many people. Friendly staff.Would stay here again

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
St Christopher's Camden, London, England
10.0
7th Apr 2012

The staff were very friendly. I was welcome to keep my bike in the luggage room. No extra charge to pay with your debit card. They have large under-bed cages for valuables and you can use your own lock. I love having breakfast in a pub and this one was good for the price, and not crowded. Really enjoyed my five nights there and would have stayed longer if there had been a bed. The bar is noisy evenings as it's a Belushi Pub but there is a great chill out room in the basement and the WIFI is good.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Smart Russell Square Hostel, London, England
4.0
5th Apr 2012

Flatware dirty. Charge guests L1.50 per day extra for hi-tech security lockers. No clear policy on what can be stored in luggage room. WIFI weak and unreliable.

    • 4.0Value For Money
    • 2.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
Bath Backpackers, Bath, England
8.0
26th Dec 2011

Beds a bit poky.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
9.7
24th Dec 2011

Palmer's is a great place. It's like home. Staff are among its biggest assets.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Globetrotter
9.7
10th Jan 2011

This is a great place and I'm still here.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada,
  • Globetrotter
10.0
15th Aug 2009

It's a great place...in fact I'm still here, for another week. Even personal service from Brendan, who fixed my broken suitcase!

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada,
  • Globetrotter
Equity Point Centric, Barcelona, Spain
7.3
13th Apr 2009

Provide blankets.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 4.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada,
  • Globetrotter
The Flophouse, Granada, Spain
8.0
11th Apr 2009

It's a cool place. There weren't lockers but as James said, thefts don't occur in a small personal house type hostel, only in the big impersonal centre ones. I didn't worry about my stuff. Great location right by Mirador San Nicolas, and super to have a kitchen and supplies. I'd go back here and I'd recommend it.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada,
  • Globetrotter
La Posada de Huertas, Madrid, Spain
8.0
8th Apr 2009

It's a nice place and a great location and will be better when the renos are done. I'd stay there again. Would be nice if the coffee could be ready before 8 or at least by then.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • calalta472526
  • Canada,
  • Globetrotter
Kabul Party Hostel Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
7.0
5th Apr 2009

Scott from Ireland was friendly and helpful. The old guy on nights could stand to increase his public relations profile and I said as much. I finally got a begrudging "bienvenido" at the end of my bookin but by then I was in a bad mood too. People come to hostels becaause they are friendly and hope to find other friendly people. Costs nothing. Sheets would be nice.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness

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