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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Billabong Backpackers Resort, Perth, Australia
9.7
31st Jul 2015

Helpful staff with my activity booking, but a little bit far from CBD comparing with other hostels

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Thank you.

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
The Backpack Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
9.7
22nd Jun 2015

Just get power down on the first night. The location is less convenient than I expected as every night I took R80 taxi back to hostel from V&A waterfront. It would be much better if the safe is inside the room, not between the living room and the kitchen. Activities can be booked in the tourist desk, quite convenient

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Hi there, thanks for reviewing your stay with us. Unfortunately, the power outages are unpredictable but we have solar lamps installed around the hostel to keep things lit up. Perhaps the taxi to the V&A Waterfront every day ended up being expensive but you will find that we have many shopping, eating and clubbing options just one road down from our location - Kloof and Long Street. Safes have been installed into all our rooms now, as well as extra safes in the lounge. Kind Regards, The Backpack

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Curiocity Backpackers, Johannesburg, South Africa
9.7
17th Jun 2015

Not in the CBD, but Maboneng is a newly redeveloping neighbourhood and walkable to CBD. Great style with in-house bar. In-house restaurant so no need to find breakfast everywhere and cheap breakfast provided. Staffs are helpful to meet all you need. But toilets may not be enough. And my room is cold comparing to those next to kitchen.

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
8.9
4th Jun 2015

Location is not the best in the city. Not enough toilets. Having some problems in currency exchange rate. But an electric socket and a lamp for each bed. Also cheap, just USD11 a night.

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yeah we have smeof cheap prices promos going around, check them out! each bed with a lap not to disturb others sleep,and abot currency exchange should´t be any problems , prices are in USD and you will find the exchange rate published in reception.

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Che Lagarto Hostel Santiago, Santiago, Chile
9.7
27th May 2015

Maybe cost a bit more but it worths as small scale of buffet breakfast is provided. Perfect location, walkable distances to most of the attractions and near the shopping area. But a staff just had a little bit laziness making me have to change bed every night. But i will definitely come back next time!!!

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Nomads Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
10.0
22nd May 2015

Perfect location. Try dorm room this time but have some problem in the toilet as you have to walk from one side to the other, across all the shower place, to get your hands washed after toilet.

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Nomads Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
10.0
27th Apr 2015

Join the G adventure, got upgraded to ensuite 4-bed dorm but just paid 12-bed dorm, the best part is no need to check in and check out again and packing and moving around!!!

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
10.0
25th Mar 2015

Everything is awesome here!!!

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Coral Beach Lodge, Port Douglas, Australia
9.4
23rd Mar 2015

Unlimited wifi is the most impressive for me

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Melaleuca On Mitchell, Darwin, Australia
9.7
20th Mar 2015

Organized hostel with good hot shower and air-conditioning!!! Swimming pools are must go in the steaming afternoon!!!

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
United Backpackers, Melbourne, Australia
10.0
4th Mar 2015

Centrally located, a little bit expensive for tight budget

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
9.7
3rd Mar 2015

No customer comment

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
5footway.inn Project Chinatown 1, Singapore, Singapore
9.4
1st Apr 2014

Extremely good location, just 2 public toilet seats for the whole block, have to wait a while in busy time, breakfast provided although the toaster is not working very well

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
HI Los Angeles - Santa Monica, Los Angeles, USA
10.0
3rd Dec 2013

Best location in Santa Monica, but they keep cancelling tours from hostel such as tour to Getty Centre, so that I needed to go there by myelf, but that was still a good experience for me!!!

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Stay on Main, Los Angeles, USA
9.4
18th Nov 2013

It was literally a hotel, good location if you are just focusing on downtown LA

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
HI Boston, Boston, USA
10.0
17th Nov 2013

Must be one of my top three hostels around the world, good security, good setting of the beds so that bedside light from the next bed won't affect you, you can have a new floor mat when you take a shower, staff clean your dishes after breakfast, few-minute walk from south station bus terminal and metro stations, cafe-style lobby

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Big Apple Hostel, New York, USA
9.1
13th Nov 2013

Location, location, location.... Location can be much better than most of the hotels in NYC. But no breakfast included, just coffee or tea or hot chocolate provided, no lockers in the room, luckily only me was in my 3-person dorm room, still need to wait for toilet or shower during peak hours

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Boomerang Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
9.7
10th Apr 2013

Don't worry for half day trip to West Bank as the staff will offer you immediately after checking in and they will tell you what time to wake up, take shower, have breakfast and leave. The driver of the airport transport may also tell you his car is not allowed to pass through the guard, but you may find out that he just wants to save LE5 and you have to walk a distance with your backpack.

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Thank you for your review. We advise you what time the tour is departing so that you do not hold up other, we apologise if it bothered you that we wish ALL our guests to enjoy their tours and experiences with us. The drivers we provide from the hotel must all give me ( MIA, owner) the airport tickets when they return. In future it may be better when I offer you a driver, to take it thus avoiding an awkward situation. We advise and assist guests as much as we can, it is your right to take our advice or to leave it. Inshallah future travel will be better as you may take advice offered.

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Keylany Hotel, Aswan, Egypt
9.7
8th Apr 2013

Quite a distance from the train station. I love the pool on the roof and the delicious crepe in breakfast. They provide half day trip to Unifinished Obelisk, Philae Temple, High Dam & Kalabsha Temple for LE150. Also, they provide private car from Aswan to Luxor with stops at Kom Ombo temple and Edfu temple for 6 hours costing LE350. Great for me!!!

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Canadiana Backpackers Inn, Toronto, Canada
10.0
23rd May 2012

Excellent location with walkable distance to major attractions, easy for transportation to and from airport by airport express, friendly and helpful staff, great discount on tickets and the niagra fall day tour they recommended is great

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Glad you not only enjoyed your stay with us but also the Niagara tour! We try to give you the best recommendations to make your trip a memorable one!

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
SameSun Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada
9.7
12th May 2012

Great location as most important attractions are in walking distance, tasty bagel and cream cheese as breakfast, friendly staff with good suggestions to Lynn Valley Park, but my room is facing the street so quite noisy at night and the washroom facilities can be improved by renewing toilet seats and increasing their number.

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Kayun Hostel, Kuta, Indonesia
9.7
21st Feb 2012

Not the real Kuta but still a good location. Forget about the breakfast and find a good one nearby. Suggestion are to provide more travel information, at least the booklet of the partnered travel agent. Olwin helped me a lot although that may be not her duty.

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
City Backpackers Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
8.9
24th Dec 2011

Excellent location and direction, convenience store nearby, universal studio ticket discount, i think it may be a good idea to take off shoes before entering the floor but people keep wearing slippers, also not much character

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Starlight Hostel, Sao Paulo, Brazil
9.7
16th Jul 2011

Excellent location in the "monster city"!! I feel completely safe in the neighbourhood and I can walk around alone even at night. Extremely closed to supermarket which opens 24 hours a day. When I first stepped in the hostel I feel absolutely comfortable and the staff helped me gladly. The only thing I want to point out is there are no big lockers for storing my backpack and you have to pay R$10 for a small locker at the reception. it would be better if there are sockets inside the room. GREAT!!

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Copacabana Wave, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
7.3
13th Jul 2011

The staff are helpful especially when they agree to refund as I want to leave early to move to another hostel a corner away which is much more better in every way than this one. there is not much to complain as it is almost empty in my private room. needs a huge improvement in cleanliness and i have to go downstair for the bathroom to pee and take a shower. Things in this hostel seem not to be very organized and i really have a lot of doubts in the previous reviews on this hostel.

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Thank you for your comment. Just to be sure everything is clear, our profile mentions simple double room with shared bathroom, which it is. Sorry if you had higher expectations, but we made it clear. Hope you enjoyed your days in Rio. Kind regards, Copacabana Wave Hostel

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Suites Florida, Buenos Aires, Argentina
9.7
24th Jun 2011

Excellent location!! Everything is wonderful except one or two of the staff are not well trained as they can give me 'I have no idea' without trying to ask for others' help. The travel agents are helpful so you won't be bored in Buenos Aires. You won't be disappointed when staying in this hostel.

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Kokopelli, Lima, Peru
9.0
22nd Jun 2011

I love the big locker and moreover the socket inside the locker!! It would be much better if there are more bathrooms and toilets. It will be best if the staff can tell me the exact amount of the excursion before it starts...

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
10.0
20th Sep 2010

The arrangement of the room is flexible so that I can stay in the same room for the extra night. The staff is helpful, although they pointed the different locations that I want to go

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
9.0
16th Sep 2010

It would be better if we didn't need to change room after the first night.

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
HM Hostel, Moscow, Russia
7.0
28th Jul 2010

Except the good location, free towel and strong wifi signal, nothing will make me come back. Only one bathroom and one toilet for all people in the hostel, including staff. Not all rooms have air conditioning. But they will let the fan turn on for an empty seat of the reception instead of 3 sweating people in the room. I can't sleep well throughout the night.

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Equity Point Gothic, Barcelona, Spain
7.3
26th Jul 2010

Love at first sight but find out more bad things gradually. We have to pay for the blanket, I am afraid that we have to pay for mattress in the future... My stuff is removed to the front desk while I left hostel at early morning as they forgot I was checked in the night before. The staff will give you the key of the lugguage room but no one will lock the door and the door cannot be closed properly.

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Bilbao Akelarre Hostel, Bilbao, Spain
7.0
25th Jul 2010

Although Bilbao is not very big, the hostel locates 10-15 minutes away from metro while not much grocery stores or restaurants around.

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong,
  • Globetrotter
Hostal Facundo, Tarifa, Spain
8.3
24th Jul 2010

Location is really good, 10 minutes from port and 5 minutes from bus station, 2 supermarkets nearby, 10 minutes to beach, but quite noisy at night as on the main road and others having party untill 6am (I guess?), many bathrooms but more toilets should be set, staff may be of some temper

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Samay Hostel Sevilla, Seville, Spain
8.3
24th Jul 2010

Helpful staffs. Flamingo show recommended by hostel is good. Also the free walking tour. Tour guide Alvaro did a good job in introducing stories and funny stuff about Seville.

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong,
  • Globetrotter
Riad Verus, Fez, Morocco
9.7
22nd Jul 2010

Although the location is challenging to find and the basin is not inside the toilet, the riad is very beauutifully furnished with Moroccan style. Strong wifi signal. Location is near the BB area (with lots of restaurants and shops) within walkable distance. Hostess, who comes from England, is very nice and helpful. She is so eager to show you the best route to all the wonderful spots. The route becomes easy to findI am so looking forward to seeing her and her daughter in the near future.

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Hello, thanks for the lovely comments you posted and sorry the toilet didnt have the basin inside the cubicle but in the bathroom next door, this was a real nag when the design came through. Glad you appreciated our location and also the free WIFI. thanks for your best wishes for me and my daughter!

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong,
  • Globetrotter
Las Musas Hostel, Madrid, Spain
6.3
18th Jul 2010

breakfast included, toast and cereal, air-con was not on every night, drainage and the setting of toilet can be improved, wifi signal at room may be too weak, but location is really really convenient, i will go back to stay for more nights if i am back to madrid

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong,
  • Globetrotter
Feetup Yellow Nest Hostel, Barcelona, Spain
8.3
14th Jul 2010

newly furnished, big lockers for my big backpack, cheap sode in the common room, but the bathing compartment may be too small and less privacy(?) XD, funny and helpful staff, but roommate keeps door unshut so the light keeps entering the room while i was sleeping, the hostel locates near a few inexpensive restuarants and 2 metro stations to the one of the main railway station

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong,
  • Globetrotter
8.7
13th May 2010

Too many people smoke inside the hostel. The allocation of the bed is quite chaotic. Maybe the hostel staff allows travellers to choose their beds in the room instead of telling them which beds they should sleep.

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong,
  • Globetrotter
9.0
10th May 2010

It looks old but traditional. More comfortable than it looks and expected

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
9.0
10th May 2010

Excellent location, espeically for the World Expo goers, but dirty kitchen table that makes my stuff greasy, and sometimes second-hand smoke!

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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong,
  • Globetrotter
6.3
9th May 2010

staff are not helpful enough, the location is a little bit far from the main road

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