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Reviews: Vladdermuis

Location Netherlands, Gender Male, Age 34

  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Sleeping Beauty, Ljubljana, Slovenia
8.3
4th Oct 2015

Cheap, clean and basic in a dark bystreet full of nasty vandalism (graffiti). Kudos for including the nonsense city tax. I stayed in the 6-dorm room as seen in the pics. The cig fumes of the adjacent smoking area penetrates that room very strongly. We were unlucky to have a heavy snorer that night making more noise than a Japanese cicada. I had to catch an early 8AM bus and depended on good night's rest. If they only had a common room with some couches it wouldn't have been such a problem to me

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Cukrarna Guest Accommodation, Kranj, Slovenia
10.0
28th Sep 2015

A bit overrated, but wouldn't want to spoil their perfect score. Maybe not the best place to go fo a solo traveler, better to go to Kranj as a day trip from Bled or Ljub. You'll see everything pretty quick, and don't underestimate Šmarjetna gora which is elevated 650m and the road is very steep. Most guests were only staying for 1 nite and only be seen at night before they left 6AM in the morning. Brekkie was basic with chips of french bread, which everyone unsurprisingly seemed to skip, likeme

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
H2ohostel, Ljubljana, Slovenia
8.0
27th Sep 2015

Dormitory doors exit right on the patio, so it might not be a good choice during winters. Reception is the size of a news kiosk, space for a limited amount of guests and only one staff member.I guess I was too confident planning days for Slovenia. Yes, it IS beautiful and clean, but you can see all of Kranj, Bled, Maribor or Ljub within a day and after dark there isn't a whole lot to do. It gets boring very fast. Book one nite in these places and then extend afterwards when you like tostaylonger

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Freddie next to Mercury, Bratislava, Slovakia
8.0
11th Sep 2015

I guess your experience depends on the room you book, mine was good..but was sadly ruined b/c some idiot stole my food. Yes, the fridge is a warranty of food loss, and how ironic that filling out all the forms and passport registration was to guarantee "safety" while that doesn't stop them from stealing. I suppose the oddball of a name refers to the owner and the location being near the Merkury Market, so don't expect a dedicated place to the legendary mister Bulsara.♩♪♫♬My love is dangerous♩♪♫♬

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Target Hostel, Zakopane, Poland
9.7
7th Sep 2015

No customer comment

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Nightsight, Zdiar, Slovakia
10.0
4th Sep 2015

No customer comment

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
The Ginger Monkey, High Tatras, Slovakia
5.7
3rd Sep 2015

Hard to give a summarized opinion. The chalet is in poor state, like the owner symbolically bought it for a euro.The porch is super tiny, and smells really bad because of the cigarette fumes.The dorm division is chaotic and the girl had no clue which room/bed she needed to allocate me.So if I get this right the orangutan hostel based it's raves and praises all on drinking and being a hipster? There are dozens of 'penzions' all over Zdiar , cheaper, better maintained, cleaner and more traditional

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 4.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Killarney Railway Hostel, Killarney, Ireland
8.6
10th Aug 2015

Stayed in a 4-bed dorm ensuite, which oddly enough was located in an "aisle" of the building. One of the bunks was partially blocking the bathroom dorm so it could not properly open. I have scratched my arms seriously twice on the rusty sliding lock because of this, that's a serious issue! Also the beds feel more like two ordinairy single beds stacked onto each other, I could just barely lift my head. Has a out of reach roof window that cannot be opened or blinded so the sun disrupts your sleep

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Neptunes Town Hostel, Killarney, Ireland
10.0
8th Aug 2015

Without a doubt the best hostel in Kill Arnie, very accommodating for all ages, family-friendly and all-round with bicycle hire and tour offers. Make sure you don't miss out the GAP of DUNLOE hike/boat trip, that has been one of the most spectacular scenic hikes I have done in years! After a while it was hard to leave and the staff may know who is in the hostel and who isn't, as they are very good in remembering faces even with that many guests staying. Yes, I have found that out somehow! :-)

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Killarney Sugan Hostel, Killarney, Ireland
7.1
6th Aug 2015

4-bed dorm ensuite was alright, albeit surprisingly small. I wouldn't really recommend unless you are after your personal bathroom. Wouldn't be surprised that if the door didn't open inwards they 'd put another bunk in there. I had a good stay and enjoyed my time tremendously in Kill Arnie, would come back. Another note, the provided bedding is fine but I suggest bringing your own.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 4.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Inverness Tourist Hostel, Inverness, Scotland
6.9
22nd Jun 2015

I cannot say it was smashing. The bunks were a bit unstable and rickety. The bathrooms are few and far between for it's max capacity of fifty guests. So is the space in the kitchen, which is shut between 10PM-8AM. But the location is unbeatable if you need an early bus or train as Inverness is a cute wonderful Scottish town, but you will also need it as a hub to isle of Skye, loch ness or Ullapool. Therefore it was acceptable as a single night of stay and I might come again.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Birka Hostel, Stockholm, Sweden
8.6
3rd Jun 2015

Really appreciate they offer a place to stay with linen included for those on a tight budget. I was there on a transit to Kiruna and Narvik where I have paid 27-42 EUR respectively for a nightly stay which is EXCLUDING the extra 6 EUR for bedding, as you know that is common in NORDEN. Very happy. As a result to cut costs, the hostel is a bit basic, the staff is only partially available..but you know what, if you have to arrive after 11PM or at 6 AM, your way of travel planning needs work.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Hotel Kaga, Osaka, Japan
10.0
4th May 2015

After reading all the negative feedback I more or less dreaded the day of my arrival at Kaga, but I actually feel good about it. There was only one staff member whose English was reasonably decent and he wasn't afraid to make mistakes. He usually works during the day time and he was very helpful to me. The rooms were small but for a single room you cannot nag, with a/c, tv and fridge. Also a few footsteps to nankai railways station to commute between kansai airport, what more can you ask for?

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
10.0
2nd May 2015

Aren't mr.Yoshi and ms.Aki the sweetest and most hospitable guesthouse owners you have seen in while? The 8-bed dorm room is a tad on the tiny side, especially if you are unfortunate enough to get the top bunk, overall it is a wonderful cute traditional Japanese accommodation, in a quieter suburb. You will value this after trying to work your way through stampedes of people at umeda and namba. Beware that after a certain hour they remove the green curtains at the front door in case of recognizin

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Urban Garden Hostel, Lisbon, Portugal
7.7
21st Feb 2015

I disagree with the HW green thumb up badge; surely no one found it a chore that there is only one toilet and shower for so many gents, a very Spartan shower with open door and loose toilet seat. The upside down furniture on the ceiling was quite a laugh, but to discover in the dark that there were no light bulbs in the bedside lamps not so much! Queen size beds are a bit excessive, and they were uncomfy. I suffered a painful shoulder and it took me a week to lose it. Tables were wobbly/sticky

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Lisbon Lounge Hostel, Lisbon, Portugal
9.4
17th Feb 2015

I enjoyed my stay, the rooms were spacious and there was an abundance of nice big showers and washrooms. Just a few points off for the daily cleaning crew, it was as if they were trying to be as loud and obnoxious as they could be always in the way and always there where I want to go, doing what they want..above all the hostel is a place for the guests! Also the oven was completely rubbish with no key symbols on it and didn't work at all. I had to go to their other sister hostel for my pizza's.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Lisbon Destination Hostel, Lisbon, Portugal
9.1
15th Feb 2015

I chose to stay with them by word of mouth, expecting to have great views over Rossio....but where was it then? Most of it is facing the side streets and alleys unless you go out of the station, but that's a free viewpoint! Certainly the staff could tell you about this instead of the same and old "if you have questions.." Also striking is that top and bottom bunks differ like day and night, the upper bunk has 0 privacy while the lower bunks have curtains and what not. Breakfast was chaotic and c

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Jardim de Santos Hostel, Lisbon, Portugal
6.9
9th Feb 2015

Ancient building that is impossible to turn into a hostel, as a result the atmosphere is very grimy. Odd location with nothing interesting near besides a McDonalds for a tasty McBifana. It is rather near station Santos than Cais do Sodre and still far to Belem. And really, did they name the hostel after the little park next door? Wifi only worked WITHIN the common room, one foot outside that space and your connection dies!!! If you wish to go here, I'd recommend you to book a bed in the 4-dorm.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Lisbon Cosy Hostel, Lisbon, Portugal
8.3
6th Feb 2015

Essential location for long days around Parque Das Nacoes with the vasco da gama mall and bridge, Torre Sao Gabriel, oceanarium, marina, unique bus/train station, and much more, so not just only to be near the airport. Hostel is cozy by all means, but facilities are basic. Although I witnessed the place cleaned daily, I couldn't sleep well because of some rashes that I got from the bedding. It may have been bites but it could also have been a reaction from Portuguese washing powders.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Living Lounge Hostel, Lisbon, Portugal
9.4
3rd Feb 2015

Literally ten footsteps from baixa-chiado metro exit. Makes a great location for your first day in Lisbon. After a while I jokingly called this the lost and found hostel, XD. Dorm is big and spacious with cool Tim-Burton-esque wall decorations. However, could never cook because the chef apparently needed the entire kitchen from 8pm-midnight and if you didn't buy diner with them you were more or less air for the rest of the day. Breakfast was alright but pancakes and rolls had no taste

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Lost Inn Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
9.7
2nd Jan 2015

Tourists from OZ are gonna enjoy the bunks because you will have to climb like a Koala to get in the upper beds. Breakfast was a real delight, usually I just try to avoid the early crowds and make my own but it was impressive in such a way that it was worth getting up for really really early. Wonderful washrooms, awesome communal area, nice staff and something I really appreciate, the big hostel sign telling you that the entrance is up the alley.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
So Far So Homely Hostel, Lisbon, Portugal
8.9
1st Jan 2015

Aahh, doesn't the name of this hostel just roll right off your tongue? More so like the street names in Portugal, lol. This s my home in Lisbon...or my terrace in Lisbon!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
LxCorner Hostel, Lisbon, Portugal
7.1
31st Dec 2014

I would give this place a miss. Sure they had a good rate for new years eve, although I was given the worst bed after having booked two months before. Extra painful since most roommates didn't return until 6am. The place has no lockers (dunno about free brekkie), since almost all other hostels in Lisbon seem to have lockers, that was a bit of a let down. Very fair key bond though!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Goodnight Lisbon Hostel, Lisbon, Portugal
9.4
28th Dec 2014

After a while it was annoying to be surrounded in a st where pushy waiters linger to pull you into their restaurants. Rooms were too small for 4dorms with 2 bunks in them and the ceiling was quite low. Mattress uncomfywith hard springs.The walls were paper thin so I could hear what the obnoxious German was doing with his fresh Albanian mail order bride. Sad that the girl with blue hair was only in charge for one night because she seemed nice. I wonder what the place looks like after renovations.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Lisbon Old Town Hostel, Lisbon, Portugal
10.0
27th Dec 2014

I have traveled to dozens of countries stayed at hundreds of hostels but I have hardly seen anyone so nice, caring, thoughtful, helpful and welcoming as Joao (takes some practice to pronounce this name right) EXCEPTIONALLY nice!!! He is genuinely interested in your travels and tries to give you the best ideas.To tell you the truth, after all these years I didn't expect to see this anymore, please everyone go stay there and check around the weekends when this wonderful chatty bloke is there.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Equity Point Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
8.0
25th Dec 2014

No individual lockers and the checkout is 10AM, whereas almost all of the other 200 hostels in Lisbon provide them and checkout is around 11:30-12AM.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
We Love F. Tourists, Lisbon, Portugal
9.1
21st Dec 2014

Rooms are a bit tiny especially the 4 bed dorms are in such a way already quite small to be a single room. Unbelievable that everyone is going along with this fact so easily. And for most of the time the hostel was full so go figure...there could be max 3-4 persons in the kitchen. Pedro and his wife were extremely caring and thoughtful, although the same can't be said for the other staff. I do have to say that I admired his entrepreneurship of turning two top floors of a flat into a cozyhostel

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
9.1
16th Dec 2014

I so wished the staff were a little more eager to help and greet the guests, I seriously felt like a ghost here as if nobody knew about me. But since it was partly a restaurant and pub it's excusable. The 5 euro diner with the staff was fair priced but greasy, not very nutritious and appetizing so better grab some diner elsewhere. After a few days I was starting to get a rash from the bedding, it may have been bites but I am not sure. Could be that they use very aggressive washing detergents.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Our House Backpackers, Adelaide, Australia
10.0
24th Nov 2014

I am baffled why this gets such a low overall score. I was impressed enough to extend with an extra night. I could complain about something that could need improvement, but the biggest mistake is not to come to this hostel but to come to Adelaide instead. What a sterile, soulless city with 0 landmarks for sight seeing. Needless to say I did spend more time in the hostel than the city itself. Staff was truly very helpful and nice, complete opposite of what is written in other reviews.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
The Little Pub Backpackers, Adelaide, Australia
8.0
23rd Nov 2014

It was alright, although I didn't like the balcony. Always strange, loud, bare chested, beer drinking types hanging out there. Adelaide must be the most boring city I have ever been to after having traveled fifty countries and three hundred cities, that is really saying something. Mount lofty is a huge disappointment-great views? sure! Spend more time in Tasmania instead or Sydney/Melbourne/Brisbane, skip and avoid Adelaide. The only reason to go there is for a cheap flight out of Australia.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Habitat HQ, Melbourne, Australia
10.0
22nd Nov 2014

I could take some points off for the location as it was closer to the luna park than to the cbd, but here you go. What makes my blood boil is that the place is full of long term stayers who lurk around all day and steal your food. C~mon now, they have enough money for drinking out every night (and hit on every girl they see) but 0 to eat, who steals like ONE LEAF of celery and a plastic bag, how low is that. I am glad to help if someone doesn~t have money to eat, but do not touch my stuff!!!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
8.0
18th Nov 2014

I stayed one night because this place didn't convince me enough (except for the awesome terrace) and my senses were right. The 6-dorm is either too small or has one to many bunks in them, take your pic. I was only like 20 cm's away from someone's feet. The next day I walked a bit further down Liverpool and decided to stay at one with a 20-dorm bed room, but guess what, that one had much more private space!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Stratton Hostel old, Sydney, Australia
9.1
16th Nov 2014

Always crowded and intense long wait at the reception desk, just a short question could takes minutes, always long check-in procedures with the guests before me. Staff was truly very helpful, they arranged me a key card so I could use the kitchen at WS. was surprised that the kitchen at Strattons was shut after midnight, but since I was welcome to stay in the common room..or hall.. and use the kitchen there, I can't really nag. Was definitely very fair priced for a tremendously expensive $idn€¥.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
The Strand Hotel, Sydney, Australia
6.6
15th Nov 2014

it was not all that bad especially if you want to save a dime in $idn€¥. When I checked in and went to see my room, there was a guy humping a girl. My appearance didn't seem to bother them. Later I found out that the girl wasn't a guest at all but selling her body for a free place to sleep. The kitchen/roof terrace basically had fridges and kitchen sinks, ah gee it wouldn't kill you to invest in a kettle and microwave. Fan in the room is welcome but a bit noisy (when you got the top bunk)

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Dury House Backpackers, Sydney, Australia
6.0
13th Nov 2014

hard to comment on. When I saw the kitchen and the dorm I didn't had the felling anymore I was still in a major advanced first world country. The kitchen looks like it has been burnt-out multiple times and the dorm smelt of hazardous disinfectant. The bunk was rickety with no safety rail, and the owner provided me 1(!) sheet that I wouldn't even use to wipe the floors with. The place was full with poor long staying vagrants that were relying on the free 85ct mc donald bread and rice, 'nuff said.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Do Step Inn, Vienna, Austria
10.0
17th Oct 2014

It was great and felt like luxury, but I still prefer a real hostel vibe.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
A Wild Elephants Hostel, Bratislava, Slovakia
10.0
16th Oct 2014

I was intrigued by a huge Sun of May drawn on the walls by a crazy Argentine; a must-see really! A master piece

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Blues, Bratislava, Slovakia
10.0
15th Oct 2014

This time I was in the 6-dorm "paris" and I didn't have the feeling that it mattered a lot. The passing street cars make a terrible exhausted loud noise. Additionally I would like to advice you to avoid the nearby TESCO because the queues are always long and the customer comes last, Always the same crock of SH1T there, It is not worth your precious time in pretty Bratislava, honestly, do yourself a favour go to Billa near Hviezdoslav Sq.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Art Hostel Taurus, Bratislava, Slovakia
10.0
14th Oct 2014

Not much too say, it's great and had a nice stay. Gorgeous young lady checked me in swiftly, got a towel too which was truly appreciated. Wished Bratislava got more attention, one of my most favourite cities in Europe and beautiful well preserved cute capital of Slovakia.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Westend City Hostel, Vienna, Austria
10.0
13th Oct 2014

overall a very great place, location and budget-wise perfect considering that this is Vienna. Staff friendly and helpful. Will come again.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Everton Hostel, Liverpool, England
6.3
22nd Jul 2014

on a late hot humid evening before 10pm, the check in was smooth but I was allocated a different bed in a cheaper dorm I didn't book or pay for..

View Property Reply

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write a review, and we are very sorry that you was not fully satisfied. First of all you was put into the exact room that you booked for online (6 Bed). And secondly we don't allocate any bed for you before or after you arrive. You pick your own bed when you check-in. Thank you for staying with us, and if you choose to stay with us again we hope you will have a much better time. Everton Hostel Team.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Reykjavik Hostel Village, Reykjavik, Iceland
8.3
9th Jun 2014

I don't have much to say. Reception was in another house, were able to exchange foreign currency and sell postcards. Cleanliness wasn't the best. Some girl entered the room and quickly wiped a cloth over the table, that's it. while some dopey hungarian-canadian cooked a stinky traditional meal but left all his waste in the kitchen/dorm. Because there is no control over the kitchen everyone can leave his mess there. I ended up doing the dishes myself because the stench was killing me.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Ostello degli Elefanti, Catania, Italy
8.3
4th Apr 2014

Some things were quite Spartan, such as no toilet seats, no kitchen, no keys, no allocated bed numbers, but I bet they are working on improvement. Nice, interesting bunks! Although situated on the first block at via Etnea from the piazza dei doumo it can be quite looking for a needle in a haystack. It is where the current scaffolding is. Overall the strongest point is that the staff was very welcoming and friendly to me.

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Ciao, thank you for your feedback. The hostel just opened last January. We strive for excellence with our hostel and our guests. We will take into account your comments and concerns and improve. Thanks for staying with us Hostel Staff

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
CCLy Hostel, Catania, Italy
8.6
3rd Apr 2014

Compared to a previous accommodation I stayed at in Catania (see my review history) this felt like heaven. I enjoyed my stay. The bunks were placed quite close to the other beds, but thankfully really comfy. Could use some more (working) individual bed lamps. Regretfully I had spend three days already in an average, overrated B&B while I should have booked with CCLy instead, clever name btw. Nice spacious lockers and good hostel vibe.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
City-in Hostel B&B Catania, Catania, Italy
5.1
31st Mar 2014

This is a BB with 10 beds in a crampy dormroom with space for say 6, still the "director" as he calls himself made me pay 5 euro "tax" which I didn't have to pay anywhere else. He was unhelpful & useless, would constantly enter your room, doesn't speak decent English unless ur female, he didn't want to answer my questions let alone about sidetrips or visits to Etna etc don't expect a hostel vibe here. Kitchen is shut almost half the day. For 3 days it felt like h*ll, wished I stayed elsewhere.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
MEININGER Salzburg City Center, Salzburg, Austria
10.0
27th Mar 2014

Die Küche war so klein, dass ich endlich essen könnte, wenn es 02.00 Uhr war und endlich nicht in Gebrauch ist. Denken Sie daran, dass es nicht nur 20 Minuten zu Fuß ist, aber man muss auch mit Autobahnverkehr und viele Ampeln umzugehen. Unterschied Wochenend-Raten sind ein wenig steil, sonst hätte ich noch ein paar Tage in diesem Hotel übernachten möchten. Und, Wer will wirklich für spätes Auschecken bezahlen? Tschüss!!!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Ace of Spades Hostel, Bled, Slovenia
10.0
19th Mar 2014

Could only stay three days because of the four-day Austrian Railways Slovenia-train ticket special. But I would have loved to stay longer for the lake and this awesome hostel. Castle1004 has taken care of anything! Maybe you will miss a grill or an oven, but other than that it has it all. Miha is a fabulous host. Very scenic Julian Alps landscape is only a few steps away from this hostel. Go there by taking a right from the Mercator grocery store and enjoy the stunning views.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Casa Babylon Backpackers, Malaga, Spain
2.0
8th Feb 2014

They commanded me like a dog, hey boy go to your pen (when ordering me to move over to a cheaper, smaller dorm, which I didn't pay for, at almost 11pm at night). Very amateurish, immature and disrespectful, this kind of behaviour can't be tolerated and is absolutely unacceptable.

    • 2.0Value For Money
    • 2.0Security
    • 2.0Location
    • 2.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
6.0
7th Feb 2014

It didn't turn out to be as scary as some feedback made me believe, I didn't encounter pest or anything filthy. But a nuisance here is that only a few were able to speak English. Therefore I never knew if the dinner was free or not, no one tells you and if they do, they keep talking it in their own languages. I don't even know if these guys were Italian or Spanish. Didn't really feel like a hostel to me, if you are looking for that I would say give this a miss. But overall it was alright.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 4.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 4.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
8.0
6th Feb 2014

As for the rooms - amazing, could use more power sockets though! The hostel has great vibes, but all the partying in which a lot of the boys and girls were drunk, loud and horny amazed me for just an ordinary Thursday in the first week of February, is it always like this?? It seemed to be always full and crowded there, and all the music, the Tarzan-like yelling and the TV cranked at the loudest volume setting was just a bit too much for me to bear. Thanks for returning me my lost media player!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Feel Hostels City Center, Malaga, Spain
7.7
4th Feb 2014

Uncomfy beds, hard to sit in. The ladder is placed in the middle making it hard to get in and out. I woke up with excruciating pain in my shoulder, because the mattress is so hard. Would have dislocated it if I was staying more days. Also the place plays outrageously loud ebony music all-day long, I am absolutely NOT interested in hearing a squealing Rihanna half of the day, it was forcing me to stay far away from the common room.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
San Giorgio Villas, Santorini, Greece
10.0
22nd Jan 2014

Me and my travel mate were extremely pleased, Villas has class. Nice building, with lovely traditional wall paintings. Very well equipped and we even enjoyed the local channel watching santorini football games. Fira is an absolute high light of marv Santoroni, but same could be said for mister George. He went above and beyond to make our stay pleasant. Maybe the best place I have ever stayed at, but George was definitely the nicest host ever.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Tutti Frutti Hostel, Krakow, Poland
7.7
9th Jan 2014

as a rule of thumb all hostels near the old market are all alike, tucked away in dark alleyways, always have to press buzzer to get in, always three flights of dark stairs, your room being somewhere far away from the reception and common room, and always noisy..security is done so that YOU can never enter smoothly, there is a defect 100$ dollar lock on a 1$ termite infested door, when I woke up there was random cleaning staff sneaking around the rooms, even with lockers I feel unsafe.neveragain

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Flamingo Hostel, Krakow, Poland
8.9
8th Jan 2014

Arrived at 11am, had to wait until 2pm to check-in. Came back in the evening to see that I still had to make up the beds myself and it didn't look like the room was cleaned, so why can't they check me in earlier, because it is the policy? Also, I grabbed a frying pan from the chests and it had a layer of water in in..ICK!! cups, plates and cutlery didn't look very clean, I needed to extra afterwash them to be safe. Even though they have cleaning crew wandering around it didn't feel spotless.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Let's Rock Hostel, Krakow, Poland
7.4
7th Jan 2014

(box)beds+mattress are ancient and begging for replacements, it's as if Lenin and Gorbachev themselves ever slept in these beds. Window was missing some glass! Security of the lockers which were a part of Lenin's former bed were also questionable, one wild yank and you could virtually tear it open, also the lockers lack a handle. WIFI was crap, very rarely did it connect in the common room and it was SLOW. For a place that promotes itself with rocking, there wasn't much to rock out and about.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 4.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Pink Panther's Hostel, Krakow, Poland
9.7
6th Jan 2014

No customer comment

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Wratislavia, Wroclaw, Poland
7.1
5th Jan 2014

Style over substance. Would never ever return to this place. Staff=still lifes. They deliberately checked me in late, avoided telling me important things, it was as if they were working there on their first day or couldn't care less. There are international volunteers from Canada, Ireland, Spain..etc all over the world who would work for free with much better work ethics, what I saw and how I was helped was completely rubbish 0 customer service. Just sayin'

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Bemma, Wroclaw, Poland
6.0
3rd Jan 2014

Scary, I was glad to move out after one nite. No keys, no lockers, no entertainment but a crummy chess board and polish free magazines, under-equipped kitchen, someone living in the kitchen 24/7, someone living in the dorm 24/7 staying in bed all day.. just imagine you book a bed and yesterday someone stayed in there for an entire week sleeping. There were also old men staying and lots of poles only making me feel this was some kind of homeless shelter. It was pricier than other better hostels

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Corner Hostel, Wroclaw, Poland
9.4
2nd Jan 2014

It was okay, not much to say here. There is an alright view from the 5th floor, thank god there is an elevator, but depending on where you are - there isn't much to look at besides a boring interstate. The entire atmosphere was black, what kind of madman thought black was a good idea? The common room was nice too, but the wall decoration look very poorly drawn from models. Also, the staff is very stiff and depressive and I don't think they would make a shout if there was a fire in there.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Atlantis Hostel, Krakow, Poland
10.0
1st Jan 2014

Rooms are okay, but in general the entire place feels like it is put together and different parts are scattered around one strange building that has lots of stairs that begin in wood and change into stone! It smells of cigarettes b/c locals smoke there and there are just way to many Poles staying at. Could you at least do a quota, as you have the blatant audacity to put an international YHA sign up there, what's international about it when there is only loud Poles staying there?

View Property Reply

Thanks for the review. We do not discriminate ANY nationality. In general Polish customers are less than 20% of our customers. At the time of your stay they were 18 Poles out of 155 customers staying (which makes 11,6%). The rest of the customers were from UK, Australia, Brazil, Spain, France, China, Russia, Germany, Italy, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Portugal - I guess we can call them international. I guess your comment is at least inappropriate, not to say a bit xenophobic. Cheers, Tom

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Orange Hostel Krakow, Krakow, Poland
10.0
31st Dec 2013

organisation has flaws. I booked a bed almost 1 month beforehand and still I get the upper bunk. The girl didn't even know how to handle my complaint, according to her it's first come first serve, so you could still book last minute but arrive earlier than me and you get the better bed. Also it really sucks that no one was there during NYE and check out even before 7AM way before I wake up.. could you just have this information sorted and give the beds to who really need it???

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Intro Hostel, Krakow, Poland
8.0
30th Dec 2013

I got a fever so unfortunately I couldn't celebrate NYE but to stay longer around the hostel. What I totally hate is to be about to open the shower faucets & receive only cold water. It's okay if they tell you that there is limited hot water, but do they tell you? You hardly get any information. Also I don't like to have my credit card double charged, booking 1 month beforehand and still get the most awkward top bunk that even Barbados Slim would have hard times with to climb into. Also NOISY!!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Rynek 7, Krakow, Poland
10.0
29th Dec 2013

A poor man's hostel. Everything seems to be discarded trash and damaged beyond repair. Receptionists, like anywhere in Poland, are completely uninterested and were more busy with watching the spycams. good to know you are being followed. Maybe there is even a cam in the showers, who knows. Their accents were thicker than Mother Russia from Kick-Ass 2. It is a staggering three flights of stairs so think about it before you are going here for just the view. Glad I stayed only one nite.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
10.0
28th Dec 2013

When I got there all the radiators were pumping heat, set to "Brazilian Heat Wave" with no possibility to regulate this. It was +15 degrees outside. Just open the windows, they said as the solution. ???!! Thank you, because of that I am now sick and have to stay in bed, can't celebrate NYE. Who is going to pay for my medical bill and my melted liquor chocolates? The irony was stunning, turn of the lights to save power...face palm. Why do you have to turn on the radiators so hot, ridiculous!!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
B Movie Hostel, Krakow, Poland
10.0
27th Dec 2013

Male receptionist was very formal and way too serious. I hope he finds a balance, step by step, because he could loosen up a little. Other than that, it is a very nice place and I would return any time. I don't care much for that it is not by any means near anything, except the Jewish Quarter, and quite a brisk walk from the stations, but the hostel vibe is alright and it is not as noisy as at the old market. I recommend booking the 4-dorm here.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Target Hostel, Zakopane, Poland
10.0
25th Dec 2013

Igor(?) on 12/25 was very sweet and enthusiastic, the girl on 12/27 was so too. Best wishes and true happiness for 2014.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Nightsight, Zdiar, Slovakia
10.0
23rd Dec 2013

the best view on the high Tatras from this traditional wooden home. Even at night with clear sky you can still see them under a blanket of bright stars; although I have been to Zdiar many times it still was an unforgettable experience. Fantastic bathrooms, not a word said to much here. When coming from direction of Zakopane get off at the first stop, from within Slovakia get off at the last or second to last stop in Zdiar walk towards the green penzion house close to the two hat sculptures.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Stara Polana, Zakopane, Poland
10.0
22nd Dec 2013

I can confirm all the complaints, I would say too that the receptionists aren't very welcoming, silent, absent (mentally or physically) not helpful.. I am sorry I have to say this, I better stop making this sound way worse. What's so wrong about cracking a smile or just simply say a modest hello?? But what I have understood is that they are working overtime. Other than that, nice classic wooden Zakopanian hostel experience.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Good Bye Lenin Hostel Zakopane, Zakopane, Poland
10.0
21st Dec 2013

Although located a bit on the border of Zakopane, I just had to try this one out for once. I like the wooden house, and it is in the area with an interesting hiking course and the Nosal. the cheerful international staff is very helpful and always available for a chat. They asked me many times what my plans were for the day and if everything was OK. I enjoyed that, especially after staying in a couple of hostels where Polish employees don't say anything unless you ask specifically for something,

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Top Hostel, Zakopane, Poland
10.0
19th Dec 2013

the small 4-bed dorm wasn't really extra value as there was little room to put your baggage somewhere besides the lockers. There was no place to sit down and only one bedside cabinet, while the 6-dorm had like 2 sofa's, chairs, a bathroom and more space.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Premium Hostel, Krakow, Poland
10.0
17th Dec 2013

there were only Polish ppl there and I don't mean Polish travelers; construction workers, carpenters, old men and students. Very rarely did I hear someone speak a language other than Polish. Would have appreciated it if I could be put in the room with the other travelers.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Krakow Backpackers Hostel, Krakow, Poland
10.0
16th Dec 2013

I was amazed to see spacious dorms, an abundance of power sockets and that a breakfast was even available.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Light House Hostel, Edinburgh, Scotland
7.1
14th Nov 2013

Still disappointed. Chose this place because of the massive positive reviews, and needed a place the store luggage and use the kitchen because of going home very late at night. This wasn't possible because of a "group" and suddenly I wasn't welcome anymore. When I asked to use the loo, it felt like asking for a big favour. I have half a life of hostel experiences, but this is the very first time that they rather see me leave a quick as possible.

View Property Reply

Thank you for your feedback, unfortunately we were unable to allow the use of the kitchen in the evening for guests who have checked out because a group of 30 guests had made a private booking exclusively for them, on these occasions we simply cannot allow other guests to use the facilities after checkout, although the use of a bathroom and luggage storage is of course no problem. I have spoken to the member of staff on duty and I am informed you were politely offered these other facilities.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
The Westend Hostel, Edinburgh, Scotland
8.6
13th Nov 2013

No customer comment

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
The Hostel, Edinburgh, Scotland
8.3
12th Nov 2013

A good hostel means a happy guest. I go as a far as to say that this was the best one from the couple of hostels I stayed in during one of my regular visites to Auld Reekie, looking forward to stay a few days with them again... although I'll wait until hog-many and Christmas are over. :-p

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
St Christopher's Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
8.6
11th Nov 2013

it's okay if you are staying only 1 nite and looking for a cheap n nearby place from the stations to crash in while arriving late. Make sure you cross through Waverley railway station, don't go around it or you'll end up in high street. Beds were alright. A special greeting and thank you for the dutch staff there, if you are reading this, keep on rockin'

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Oban Backpackers, Oban, Scotland
10.0
9th Nov 2013

nice staff. money for value...and the other way around

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Backpackers Plus, Oban, Scotland
10.0
8th Nov 2013

oh my..it's..IT'S ..a churchstel? GROOVY!! peter and maria(?) were some of the nicest hosts I have ever met. I enjoyed my stay, in the Scottish highlands in general, and I will definitely stay with them again during a next visit.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Struy Guest House, Inverness, Scotland
8.6
7th Nov 2013

I had a fantastic stay. Thank you, mister Ali!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Fort William Backpackers, Fort William, Scotland
8.6
29th Oct 2013

staff is very nice..and plentiful. It was a mansion converted to a hostel with nice view over the valley of the outdoor capital of the UK. Pretty near the station, grocery stores and the city high street. There aren't enough restrooms, but it has that real travelers vibe with hiking trails on the wall and information on mountaineering and such. I would feel a bit more relaxed if the reception was somewhere else and the common room was different, but just my thoughts. Would stay with them again.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Calluna, Fort William, Scotland
8.6
27th Oct 2013

very quiet location, if you snore a bit at night it is very likely you are disturbing your roommates. The last person in the 4th dorm gets the upper bunk - it's hard to get in, it is also close to the ceiling. Not saying that it is a complaint though! Pretty near the amazing cow hill circuit, just go to the main road and exit town by walking left. Would been perfect experience if the owners gave me a full tour at arrival, just discovered the bouldering wall shared space/hikers/drying room late

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Thanks Damian, Apologies for the lack of information. We will sort that out for the future. Alan and Sue (owners)

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Hatters Hostel- Liverpool, Liverpool, England
4.6
6th Oct 2013

If this is supposed to be the best Hatters, I'd hate to see the other ones! Was very stuffy basically everywhere. There were 8 beds in a dorm with room for max 6, bad ventilation, no privacy, nothing to put you stuff on and horrible drinking/smoking room mates. the kitchen area was in a dark basement, though clean and well equipped. Soulless freaky ball room as communal area. Tiny reception. Crappy showers, ditto WIFI access. It kept disconnecting perpetually, read full review on tripadvisor.

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Thanks for your feedback. We appreciate it and try to use all guests feedback to make our customer experience better. In regards to you not feeling you had any privacy in the 8 bed dorm you booked. We also have a number of private rooms that you could have booked if it was privacy you required thus you would not have had to put up with "horrible" room mates. I would appreciate your ideas on how you feel we could improve our "soulless freaky ball room". Thanks Hatters Management

    • 4.0Value For Money
    • 4.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 4.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
10.0
2nd Oct 2013

due to high popularity, travelers come and go in this place. Every day new faces, even beyond that. You don't see them at all!! they arrive 3am in the night and the leave the same day. I must admit it was funny that one guy couldn't find his bed (no one could) and we were woken up by the piercing screams of a girl. She really screamed louder than bombs. The Spanish staff deserve more credits, they made the place very lively and brought colour to the bland dull evenings.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Ashfield Hostel, Dublin, Ireland
4.6
1st Oct 2013

I didn't feel safe at all. The 18dorm is just greedy and unhealthy. Put some cupboards in there at least! I ended up going out with all my bags and sleeping with all my stuff in the top bunk. Also, the staff threw 8€ worth of food away including an entire cheese which was a present from the lads in wales. Unless you have the perception of a pigeon, you can see that the packages were entire new and unopened. Could at least give a voucher instead of saying it was my own fault.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 2.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Belfast International Youth Hostel, Belfast, Northern Ireland
7.7
6th Jul 2013

To be honest, I didn't feel at ease here. I sensed a tense situation in the lobby. Guests were sitting with their netbooks acting uninterested and annoyed. Same thing in the room, other guys went to sleep even before 8 pm on a Sunday. It was completely unclear which bed I was given. I found out only after everyone came back to sleep. It was typical that exactly my drawer under the bed was missing. Bunks weren't comfy but at least they had a ladder on them. Wireless was just....weird...

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Vagabonds, Belfast, Northern Ireland
8.0
5th Jul 2013

14-dorm was a bit excessive. Beds are really close to each other. A part of the common room was right in front of the door to the 14-dorm, didn't really like that to constantly play hopscotch over a couple of legs . The free pocket city maps that the hostel provides is a nice gesture, but they look like it was drawn by an 8-year old and not really helpful if you for instance want to walk your own mural tours. Just get one (these sheet maps) from airport or visitor info centre.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Backpackers Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
6.0
1st Jul 2013

I had a good stay on an ordinary Monday. A note to the owner: your hostel business is easily mistaken for Backpackers Newcastle in New South Wales, D/U. Well, I almost made that mistake, until I realised that I didn't recognise the streets which looked suspiciously dead straight and on a grid . Maybe you can add an extra words to distinguish it from the one in Australia? Just my thoughts, peace.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Aloha Hostel Pamplona, Pamplona, Spain
9.1
2nd Jun 2013

Between bus station and city centre. Has a urinal for the gents, which is also easy accessible form any dorm. Good dorms with lots of power sockets. Staff very nice and caring, a very cosy living room with couches. Lovely terrace with Hugo's plants! Regularly cleaned. Cons: the kitchen is a bit small and could use a bigger fridge. There was no room for my food and what's not in the fridge, there is a big chance of losing your bottles of wine, bread, pizza...

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Enjoyss, San Sebastian, Spain
5.4
31st May 2013

Ideal place to stay if you are arriving late from french basque country or bus/train or/and looking for something very close to the bay and in the middle of the old city. The staff and the owner are going above and beyond to socialize with the guests and keep the place clean and nice. I LIKE THAT! KUDOS! Unfortunately i didn't want to stay longer than one night as some things were a bit poor, like the beds, and the small corridors gave me an unpleasant creepy feeling.

    • 2.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 2.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
8.6
22nd Apr 2013

Interesting hostel to stay in, because of the design with ceramic tiles and the interior. Feels very solid and allround, only nitpick would be the staff they could be more professionl. After all, being nice=the guest is coming back

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Hello Damian, Thank you for the comment! We always try to improve our service, therefore I'm interested as on your comment about the profesionality of the staff. Can you please tell us with more detail how we can improve and be more profesional? If want to send an email to youthhostel@homehostelsvalencia.com it would be great. Thanks and greets, Pamela.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Center Valencia Youth Hostel, Valencia, Spain
8.6
21st Apr 2013

semi-professional hostel to stay in, feels very complete with enough acivity ideas in case you have exhausted all the sight seeing options in the fantastic city of oranges. Nice roof terrace and a good place for staying in the city's historic center. Valencia is way better than Barcelona, but Malaga is the best in Spain!!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Malti, St. Julians, Malta
9.4
16th Apr 2013

Had a fantastic stay and absolutely great chats with the staff. This was the smoothest check-in I every experienced. The hostel has a cool rooftop and the wifi works like a charm in the dorm rooms. Roomy lockers are provided. Every day there is a vibrant atmosphere present with all the guests. I can't wait to come back to Malta next year and bring more drop ;-). Iliked my stay at Hostel Malti very much, highly recommended.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
360 Hostel Malasaña, Madrid, Spain
8.0
4th Mar 2013

extended my stay +4 days, because I thought it was alright and there was a F# monsoon in Madrid that lasted the entire week..so I had no choice but to spend a long time in the hostel as my shoes were completely soaked. If you knew how to walk it from Bilbao station~only 1 long street away~. Another big plus is that they are the first one, believe it or not, with AN EASY WIFI password!! Sadly, I didn't like Madrid at all. After 5 days I moved to Bilbao, dropping all the remaining 11 other days.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Sant Jordi Arago Hostel, Barcelona, Spain
7.4
19th Feb 2013

After staying in 4 other Sant Jordi hostels, Arago was a bit of a let down. The location is unbeatable~a few jumps from the renfe airport train/metro&famous Gaudí buildings. Hence, Casa Batlló is in the same block! But other than that it was noisy, and not just from the Arago highway. It was small, almost too small. The big dorm had some weird construction in it and in general the overall feeling wasn't right for me. I still feel sorry for the Japanese girl who couldn't sleep due to the noise.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Sant Jordi Hostel Gracia, Barcelona, Spain
8.9
18th Feb 2013

Among 12-14 hostels I stayed at during my visit to Barcelona, this was the best one. I think I was the first guest of the season as they close down temporarily during the winter. It is very modern, better yet~ brand new, and I felt like I was on the USG ishimura space ship, with all the floor lights, numbers on the beds, the ultra bright lighting. Definitely worth a visit, although I found Gracia to be a boring neighbourhood and a bit out of the way from the places everyone wants to see in BCN

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Urbany Hostel Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
8.6
17th Feb 2013

It's been almost six months ago since I stayed at Urbany and I miss it sometimes. In the mean time I have seen similar hostels in the same style, there is one in Belfast with the same swipe card system and such but doesn't hold a candle to Urbany Barcelona. Would stay again if I was back in the region. I even miss the British school groups. Although I admit it can be too crowded at the reception or in the kitchen. Date of review~7/17

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Urbany Hostel Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
8.0
16th Feb 2013

My score adds up to 80% but doesn't mean anything necessarily. Go to this place or it is your loss. If you miss out Sagrada Familia you haven't been to BCN. If you don't stay in Urbany, you haven't enjoyed BCN!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Be Dream Hostel, Barcelona, Spain
7.1
15th Feb 2013

Enjoyed my stay here, but atmosphere was static like I was in a giant deserted place. A bunker, defunct hospital or indoors swimming pool. Only some of the staff speak English, which is mandatory for a hostel. There are too many beds in the dorm and it seems to be always hot in there. You can reach the beach within minutes but the uppity locals and the excessive car traffic of Badalona is what kills everything as there is almost nothing special besides the beach. Better stay somewhere else.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Sant Jordi Diagonal Hostel, Barcelona, Spain
8.0
14th Feb 2013

I had a good stay. The showers were a bit weird because there were three cabins in one bathroom meaning that others can walk in any time. Also, I could have sworn I was put in a 10-dorm and not 8 as listed on HW. The big dorms are inconveniently full rather in a bothering way than making strangers meet each other. But you can persevere for one night. There is no 24/7 staff here, but they were helpful nontheless.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Vladdermuis
  • Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Urbany Hostel Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
8.0
13th Feb 2013

only thing lacking is better equipment for the kitchen, but other than that it had everything. If there were only hostels like this worldwide not just barcelona. I don't understand why ppl are complaining about long queues or waiting time at the reception desk..it's a big place for hundereds of guests, withe scool classes and excursion groups staying..be patient! didn't see rude unhelpful staff as well. They provide good service for every single guest which explains the wait

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

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