Reviews: Anonymous

Location: Australia, Gender: Male, Age: 35
77%

Not a very interesting area to stay except for being sort of close to the airport (still an hour walk away). My room was clean and comfortable, and the bathroom was huge! My biggest complaint is that the airport shuttle I asked for at the front desk never showed up.

  • 28th Jun 2014
  • Globetrotter
  • Australia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (32 reviews)


Harlem YMCA

New York, USA
74%

Harlem is a black neighborhood but I generally felt comfortable there even with blonde hair and blue eyes. My "single room" had a bunk; but I had it to myself. Bar fridge too! Bathrooms were a problem. There was only one male bathroom for the floor. The only two showers are in a single room. You can lock the door but it has a big window in it. Poor privacy. Also only two toilets, and never once did both toilets have toilet paper; sometimes neither! Cafeteria had awkward prepaid card system.

  • 20th Jun 2014
  • Globetrotter
  • Australia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (32 reviews)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your valuable feedback! We are glad you felt comfortable in our diverse neighborhood of Harlem,NY. It is unfortunate that you could not locate the woman's restroom which we have on each of our guestrooms floors. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the future! Stephanie Harlem YMCA Guest Rooms

HI-Niagara Falls Hostel

Niagara Falls, Canada
83%

Very close to the train station, but the downtown area is quite run down with abandoned buildings. Both the hostel and general area were rather quiet and safe. The Falls themselves, and most attractions are about 30 minute walk away. Bit of competition for bathrooms even with few people. Repairs were being made to the hostel while I was there but this wasn't a huge problem. I felt this hostel was very good value for a single room near the Falls and would definitely stay again if I returned.

  • 17th Jun 2014
  • Globetrotter
  • Australia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (32 reviews)


HI-Calgary City Centre

Calgary, Canada
94%

The facilities were good and staff friendly. It's a short walk to the local park, train and restaurants. It was quiet which suited me, but maybe not those who want to party (even Calgary is even the place for that). Some repairs were underway for flood damage but that didn't inconvenience. Would certainly stay again!

  • 9th Jun 2014
  • Globetrotter
  • Australia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (32 reviews)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for the review, we appreciate it. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and would come again in the future. The location is appealing to many travelers as we are within walking distance to many attractions (downtown core) and the free downtown train zone. We still have some minor reservations to complete after the flood, but we hope to be finished in the next month or so. Safe travels, Jason Wong

Vancouver Backpacker House

Vancouver, Canada
69%

Strange setup. Rooms in separate buildings (3 I think) which are spread around. You don't know which street you will end up on. No front desk you can walk up to. Asked if I could leave my bags pre-checkin and was told ok, but no one was there to receive them so I had to stick them in an out of the way place. When checking in (had to ring and wait), I was asked to pay for a lift (via car) to the building where my room was. Room was fine though. Near huge mall and train, but quite out of the city.

  • 27th May 2014
  • Globetrotter
  • Australia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (32 reviews)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your feedback. You arrival time was before 8am. The cost is for the early check in charge. There is no fee for placeing your stuff at the common area. However, we do not take responsibility for the loss of your luggage.

HI-Vancouver Central

Vancouver, Canada
94%

No customer comment

  • 22nd May 2014
  • Globetrotter
  • Australia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (32 reviews)


HI - San Francisco - Downtown

San Francisco, USA
91%

Breakfast can get very crowded and my room got a little hot, but otherwise great. Nice staff.

  • 11th May 2014
  • Globetrotter
  • Australia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (32 reviews)


89%

I you want a single room in Vegas this is very good value. Includes breakfast and has a pool.

  • 4th May 2014
  • Globetrotter
  • Australia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (32 reviews)


USA Hostels Hollywood

Los Angeles, USA
94%

Hostel is right off the Walk of Fame, from where you can see the Hollywood sign. There are pan handlers and homeless people around, but safe enough. Walls were a bit thin and someone was doing wheelies in the neighbouring parking lot the first night. However everything else was very good, including the free tours.

  • 29th Apr 2014
  • Globetrotter
  • Australia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (32 reviews)


Melbourne Central YHA

Melbourne, Australia
94%

No customer comment

  • 28th Apr 2014
  • Globetrotter
  • Australia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (32 reviews)


Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers

Te Anau, New Zealand
94%

No customer comment

  • 17th Dec 2012
  • Globetrotter
  • Australia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (32 reviews)


Nomads Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand
80%

Huge hostel with excellent facilities. If you want peace and quiet, rather then a party atmosphere, you may want to go somewhere else though.

  • 16th Dec 2012
  • Globetrotter
  • Australia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (32 reviews)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for your feedback, glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Queenstown can get a bit rowdy over the New Year period but we do our best to keep everyone quiet when they return from town although there can be some exterior noise which out of our control by people outside or the surrounding bars. We do have free earplugs and loads of rooms which are quieter than others so are always happy to arrange these for lighter sleepers :) Thanks again and Happy New Year!

LakeFront Backpackers Lodge

Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
91%

No customer comment

  • 14th Dec 2012
  • Globetrotter
  • Australia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (32 reviews)


Canterbury House Christchurch

Christchurch, New Zealand
100%

Really is "home style" accommodation. Like getting to sleep in the spare room at mum's. Bathroom facilities were very good. Only a little walk into the cbd. Nice staff.

  • 12th Dec 2012
  • Globetrotter
  • Australia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (32 reviews)


St Arnaud

Melbourne, Australia
66%

Girls behind the desk were very helpful. Some of the fittings in the bathroom need fixing. Pretty decent overall

  • 8th Mar 2012
  • Globetrotter
  • Australia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (32 reviews)


Hotel Continental

Frankfurt, Germany
77%

My room got stinking hot and the air conditioner didn't seem to do anything but make a lot of noise. Pay TV has an english movie channel (nice) and two channels of second rate hardcore porn (naughty but nice).


Guesthouse Arabella

Vienna, Austria
93%

Arabella and her partner are both really lovely and helpful. Great location. My single room with shared bathroom was actually one of the rooms (with lockable door) in a two bedroom apartment, so also shared kitchen etc. Very cosy, had own tv, huge mirror on huge wardrobe. Only complaint is full length frosted window in bedroom door, not feeling very private.


Amstel House Hostel

Berlin, Germany
73%

Had a basic, but very nice clean room. Staff were nice. Would stay here again.


77%

Ridiculously good location near the main train station, nice breakfast, helpful staff. One problem I did have was the crowding. It was scarey seeing a buses disgorge a hundred school kids out front. Sometimes social areas were closed of for groups too.


Guesthouse Pavi

Reykjavik, Iceland
77%

Water in shower and basin smells like ammonia. View was onto derelict building. But very cheap, nice staff and decent breakfast included. Not far from major bus stop.


Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea

London, England
97%

Good location. Nice rooms. Bit hard to get service from the people in the bar downstairs at time. Recommended.


Old City Hostel Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey
100%

Very nice staff. Great location. Beds in 12 bed room dorms are really smushed together. But otherwise recommended.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for your comment brendan,after few same comment we changed the room,,now its not smushed together,,thanks again,,

Prince of Lillies

Heraklion, Greece
63%

Horrible location. You'll need to depend on the very undependable Crete buses to get to the Heraklion. Or probably taxis. Decent rooms, nice breakfast. Reception often unmanned.


Hotel Flora

Santorini, Greece
67%

Weren't expecting me despite my hostel world booking. Also, no breakfast despite what the site says. Very quite. No sea view. No one around to ask for free coffee/tea. Great location, near the central bus stop.


Pantokrator Hotel

Corfu, Greece
90%

They seem to have a problem with their hostel world booking setup where they didn't have my booking when I arrived and then tried to charge me again for the deposit I already paid online. But the staff and breakfast were great.


David Inn

Florence, Italy
80%

Nice small hostel. Friendly staff, spacious dorms, good hot water, great location. Would definitely stay again.


Hotel del Sole Pompei

Pompei, Italy
53%

Lady who booked me in was very lovely. Other guy (her husband?) ambushed me on the way out and demanded I hand over the key until I came back. Basin was clogged,but was fixed quickly when I asked. Shower water was lukewarm first morning, not warm at all on the second and warm on the last. They turn off some of the lights during the day to reduce costs I guess (left stumbling in the dark until she remembered to turn the lights on) and I guess they must do the same for hot water.


Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt

Frankfurt, Germany
80%

Have stayed here twice and extended stays here too. Good facilities and security and nice staff. As long as you don\'t find all the dodgy stuff going on out front in the red light district.


67%

There were ants crawling on the bread baskets at breakfast. Urgh.


Shelter City

Amsterdam, Netherlands
73%

Christain run, so you'll have to crawl back looking guilty from what you've been up to in the red light district. Also breakfast is a bit small and I personally got stuck at the bottom of a wobbly bunk with another guy on top even though other beds were empty, plus the matresses squeek.


Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt

Frankfurt, Germany
80%

Very much enjoyed my stay. The location in the red light district was very entertaining. :D