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Reviews: whereishawkins

Location USA, Gender Male, Age 38

  • whereishawkins
  • USA, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
7.4
14th May 2016

Just stayed a night for Bay to Breakers. Good securiry and a small walk from the BART station. Several good bars and restaurants nearby. Room was spartan. Room was loud since it was near the stairwell. Bathroom facilities on the floor was average it decent showers downstairs. Good front desk staff.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • whereishawkins
  • USA, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Pickled Tea Hostel, Yangon, Myanmar
8.6
7th Sep 2015

Great hostel but away from the city center. Friendly staff. 15 minute walk to the Shwedagon Pagoda. It's a good hostel, but there was only a few people staying where when I went. Fast Wifi. Also, remember to bring new, crisp US Dollars.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • whereishawkins
  • USA, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Sanlitun Youth Hostel, Beijing, China
7.7
5th Nov 2014

The halls tended to be very noisy at all hours so sleep wasn't that great. Intermittent warm showers. Front desk staff was ok, Had a decent bar with spotty wifi. Overall it was above average.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • whereishawkins
  • USA, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Green Elephant, Cape Town, South Africa
8.0
20th Nov 2013

Very cool place. Friendly front office staff, lively crowds. 7 min walk to the Observatory train station or a bus into Cape Town's CBD. Good bar prices, comfy enough beds and hot showers. Overall, I was happy.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • whereishawkins
  • USA, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Ghandi Backpackers Lodge, Johannesburg, South Africa
6.9
17th Nov 2013

For the 3 days I was at Ghandi Backpackers, we had no running water. That sucked. No wifi. Heinz was nice, but the rest of the staff was pretty worthless for info. 90-130 Rand per way for a taxi ride from the hostel to the CBD. Free airport pickup/dropoff was nice.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • whereishawkins
  • USA, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Bong House, Seoul, South Korea
7.1
11th Oct 2013

This is the second time I've stayed here, and I chose it again because it's close to the Hyehwa stop on Line 4. Since there was low occupancy, the place didn't have the same mojo as it did during my last stay, but is a decent enough place to lay your head at night.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • whereishawkins
  • USA, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Green Kiwi Backpacker Hostel, Singapore, Singapore
7.7
16th Sep 2012

Fairly decent hostel in Singapore - it's hard to find a good hostel in Singapore, but am glad that I stayed here. Staff was nice, the rooftop was nice and overall, it was a decent place to sleep.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • whereishawkins
  • USA, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Six Degrees, Jakarta, Indonesia
10.0
13th Sep 2012

One of the nicest hostels I've stayed at in the world. This place kicks ass.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • whereishawkins
  • USA, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Haising Hotel, Singapore, Singapore
6.3
12th Sep 2012

The hotel was as described - they let me check in at 7am, which was super nice. Other than that, it was average. That's not that it's bad - it's just it was a bed and a hot shower for a single traveler, which is what I needed.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • whereishawkins
  • USA, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
Residenza Santa Croce, Venice, Italy
6.0
27th Apr 2012

Easy to follow directions from the bus station. My single room was about a 20 min walk away in a different building. No wifi and no one to ask questions unless you wanted to schlep back to the main building. It was a decent enough place to sleep at night, but nothing stands out about the hostel.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • whereishawkins
  • USA,
  • Globetrotter
9.3
30th Apr 2011

No customer comment

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • whereishawkins
  • USA,
  • Globetrotter
9.7
31st Mar 2011

Super nice hostel. It doesn't have a party or lively atmosphere but it's a great place to stay. Clean, professionally run and nice.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • whereishawkins
  • USA,
  • Globetrotter
Riad Jakoura, Marrakech, Morocco
9.0
4th Feb 2011

A magnificent Riad! Just watch for touts and others trying to be very helpful when you arrive via taxi or bus.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • whereishawkins
  • USA,
  • Globetrotter
Big Apple Hostel, Istanbul, Turkey
7.3
8th Dec 2010

No customer comment

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • whereishawkins
  • USA,
  • Globetrotter
Bong House, Seoul, South Korea
10.0
13th Oct 2010

What a great place! Mr. Bong is an amazing host and took us to several local places, including taking us to eat live octopus! The Bong Bar was a nice touch. Great service, great memories. I'd wholeheartedly recommend staying at the Bong House.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • whereishawkins
  • USA,
  • Globetrotter
Alegrias Hostel Bogota, Bogota, Colombia
8.0
31st May 2010

Staff didn't speak English that well and tended to party louder than the guests.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • whereishawkins
  • USA,
  • Globetrotter
Vy Khanh Hostel, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
10.0
18th Apr 2010

Going to Vietnam alone is a bit scary. But Ms. Vy helped me book tours and took care of me even before I arrived at the hostel. It is a very nice and cozy place to stay. Highly recommended!

View Property Reply

Dear Mr Hawkins, Thanks for your comment. We hope to see you again. Best regards, Your Vy Khanh Guesthouse ;-)

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • whereishawkins
  • USA, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
The Mitraa, Singapore, Singapore
9.3
11th Dec 2009

No customer comment

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • whereishawkins
  • USA,
  • Globetrotter
Red Palm, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
10.0
11th Dec 2009

The staff here is fantastic - they truly do try to make sure you have a great time in KL.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • whereishawkins
  • USA,
  • Globetrotter
CabanaCopa Hostel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
10.0
6th Nov 2009

What a fantastic place. Great staff!

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

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