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Reviews: kristinilose3286

Location Germany, Gender Female, Age 27

  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, All Female Group, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Hola Ola Hostel, San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua
7.7
27th Mar 2016

The hostel was OK. We were there during eastern and they seemed to be the only place that did not raise the prices astronomically. The pool is nice, Wifi is working OK as well. My mattress was completely worn. Also, the bathroom was not that clean and always wet as there was no towel for the feet in front of the shower. The food I had there was good (Pasta with white sauce). It was a bit confusing that half of the guests seemed to work there. Location is so-so. Quiet, but a bit too far off.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, All Male Group, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Oasis Granada, Granada, Nicaragua
9.7
20th Mar 2016

Overall, I liked our stay. The staff was helpful to organize shuttles and laundry service. The location is very good, it's a short walk to the main attractions, but in a relatively quiet street. The pool was nice. Wifi was not always working well (or at all), but it's likely because it's a big hostel and there are many people using it. At 3am in the night it worked fine. It wasn't always quiet at night, as there was stuff falling on the roof which made quite a noise. Otherwise all fine.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Dragon King Hostel, Beijing, China
8.9
15th Jun 2014

I stayed in a mixed dorm with attached bathroom. The bathroom was huge. The Wifi connection was very weak. The staff was very friendly, I booked the Mutianyu Great Wall Tour and like it very much (although I generally dislike group tours). The food in the restaurant was yummy (try the Spaghetti with basil pesto), but I think there were not enough choices vor Vegetarians. The location is conveniently close to the MRT and in a traditional Hutong alley, nice!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Spicypai Backpackers, Pai, Thailand
5.7
8th Jun 2014

Staff was helpful and nice. This is a place for young people on a gap year, who can't clean up after themselves and like to get drunk all the time. Thus, we didn't like the atmosphere. The location is nice, beautiful surrounding. We came to this place to wind down and relax (although w/o taking drugs, getting drunk) and this was just not possible. It was so loud, especially in the evenings, and since it's all open huts, there is no protection against noise. There were some strange guests there.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 4.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Gongkaew Chiangmai Home, Chiang Mai, Thailand
8.9
5th Jun 2014

Very relaxed place, nice A/C in the dorm room. Showers and toilets separate, 4 each (for two dorm rooms). Wifi was strong, staff very nice. Location inside the City Square. Turn left and visit the Birds Nest Cafe for breakfast or lunch. Amazing place with extremely good food. Songtheaw (red taxi) to/from train station and bus station is 50 Baht per person. If you want to chill out, this is the place for you. If you want to meet lots of other travelers, maybe not. Very quiet now in low season.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Smile Society, Bangkok, Thailand
10.0
27th May 2014

I love this place! I extended my stay and I was not the only guest doing that. Also have a booking for when I return to Bangkok. I tried 3 other hostels in Bangkok and this is my favorite. The location is very good, it's a place with personality and character and not just a big chain hostel. It's not a place for 18-year old backpackers who want to party and get drunk (the hostel doesn't have a bar), which I like. I met some really nice guests there and the staff is so nice and friendly.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
One Stop Hostel Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
9.1
25th May 2014

Good Location, close to some bus stops (Giant Ibis for example). Good Wifi. Some restaurants around. Almost opposite the riverfront, but if you book the 4 bed dorm, it doesn't have a window so you can't see the nice view. No bar in-house and there was a lack of atmosphere. It's ok to stay there, but for a more lively scene, I would recommend other hostels in Phnom Penh. If you're just looking for a quiet place conveniently close to Giant Ibis, this is a good choice.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
The Led Zephyr, Sihanoukville, Cambodia
7.1
13th May 2014

The toilets in front of the AC dorm were quite dirty most of the time and many guests at this place haven't heard about how to use a toilet (hint: you're supposed to FLUSH after using it), I assume this is because Sihanoukville attracts a very weird crowd of people. The Western staff was very helpful, the Khmer staff was quite slow. Wifi connection is not very strong. Location is excellent, just a short walk down the street to the beach and pier (for the boats to Koh Rong).

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Here Be Dragons, Battambang, Cambodia
9.1
11th May 2014

Definitely recommend to stay here. Great staff, nice vibe, yummy food. The only downside is the temperature in the bedrooms, other than that it's a good place to stay. Lots of fans downstairs to cool you down. Lots of chill out places, including rooftop.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
The Siem Reap Hostel, Siem Reap, Cambodia
10.0
5th May 2014

Definitely recommend! Great air-conditioning, 5 min walk to center/pub street, pool, cinema (3 movies a day), yoga classes for 5$, comfy beds, big lockers. The shower and toilet are separate. Wifi worked great. You can just get lost at this place, I stayed for 6 nights and could have stayed even longer. Relaxed atmosphere.

View Property Reply

Thanks for the great review.- your full marks go a long way to helping us continue our community support initiatives and improving conditions for guests and staff alike. Happy trails! :-)

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Me Mates Villa, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
9.1
2nd May 2014

Good location (walking distance to Royal Palace), strong Wifi, good beds. The dorm rooms can be quite dark, a reading light for each bed would be perfect. Associated TukTuk drivers were nice and gave us good prices. I thought the food was a little expensive, coffee as well and not very good. Go to one ore the countless nice cafes if you want to get coffee. On the other hand, happy hour was great with cheap cocktails. The staff was very friendly and sweet.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Lub d Bangkok Silom, Bangkok, Thailand
8.9
1st May 2014

Only stayed for a night, but had a good stay. Female dorms are spacious. Wifi connection is OK. The bathrooms were good, but not so clean as in the LubD Siam (although this is the fault of other guests who don't understand you cannot throw toilet paper in the toilet...). Also, shampoo and soap was missing in the showers which the other LubD provides. Concerning location, i prefer LubD Siam, other than that the value-for-money is better at LubD Silom. Both places need more breakfast choices.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Aoi Garden Home, Chiang Mai, Thailand
8.9
26th Apr 2014

I had a great stay, the staff was really nice and helpful. The walls of the rooms are made of wood and are quite thin, so if you're a light sleeper you might have problems. If you use Ohropax, you should be fine. I loved the atmosphere at this place, very relaxing. Many places in walking distance. Try the prison massage close by.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Lub d Bangkok Siam, Bangkok, Thailand
7.7
23rd Apr 2014

The location is the big pro of this hostel, other than that it's way to overpriced. You get a really small dorm room, and my bed had bedbugs (Room 306, Bed 4). The bathrooms are great. There is no kitchen and no make-your-own-coffee-in-the-morning facilities. You have to buy the coffee from the hostel. The Wifi connection is good. Easy to reach from/to aiport (DMK) via Skytrain and Bus.

View Property Reply

Dear guest, we are very sorry about the incident. We take this issue most seriously and we can’t accept this to happen at our facility. We had blocked the room that you had stayed, and done the very detail inspection to the room. In term of facilities we are so sorry that we don't have kitchen for you but you can ask our staff to heat up your food at anytime. Now we have set up free basic breakfast from 7-10 am and coffee station 24 hrs. Sorry for the inconvenience. Wasin, Hostel Manager

    • 4.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
9.4
19th Apr 2014

Had a great stay. Nice staff, spacious dorm room (6-bed female dorm). The only negative point was the Wifi. It was very slow. The Hostel provides you with a map. Please note that this map is already a few years old, so the information about the bus lines is not up to date (especially bus 52 and 185). Ask at the reception if you want to go to the Airport or Bus Station(s). The Hostel is easy to reach by bus from the Train Station.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
9.4
14th Apr 2014

Staff was great and helped me a lot. There are group dinners each evening which is nice. When i arrived, there was a dumpling party. The location is outside the city center, but easy to get to by bus during the day. The wifi connection was ok, good enough for facetime calls. Transfer to tiger leaping gorge can be aranged. Minus point: there's nothing around in terms of food, so you must eat in the hostel if you don't want to pay the taxi to the center. Busses only run until 8pm.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
8.0
11th Apr 2014

My dorm room was quite dirty (the floor and the bathroom). The bed however was great, much bigger than in other places. Staff is nice, facilities great (free use of washing machine). There's a quiet sundeck with excellent views on the top floor. I found the atmosphere a bit strange, there were quite a few older western people always drinking, smoking and playing ping pong throughout the day. I guess this depends on you if you like this or not, i just didn't meet people who fit to me when i went.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
9.4
9th Apr 2014

Great cheap food with lots of vegetarian options. Location is good, close to the park and walking street. Wifi is just ok, i assume it's because many people connect at the same time. The directions posted in the lobby for the bus/train stations are contradictory so best ask again. Buses in kunming don't have english stop names, so if you cannot understand chinese, try to count the stations (hostel staff can tell you at which stop number you have to get off/change buses).

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Cozy Bangkok Place, Bangkok, Thailand
9.7
1st Apr 2014

Stayed in the single room for 400 Baht. Including A/C and dresser for your clothes. Wifi was working good, the kitchen facilities are great (there is a stove so you can actually cook) and you can use the washing machine for 30 Baht. Lots of showers/toilets. The location is OK, convenient if you want to take the train or MRT and there are bus lines very close by (for Silom, Siam, MBK, Siam Paragon and all the other shopping centers in that area).

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Sila Resort, Sukhothai, Thailand
8.9
27th Mar 2014

Stayed in the single room, good value for money. The area is quiet, you can cycle to the city (which I loved to do - but beware of the dog in the dark) and the bikes are for free. The breakfast is good and the price ok. It was probably the hottest time when I stayed there and the single room only has a fan. Tip: If you want to cool down, go to the Sila Coffee Shop at the beginning of the street, it's air-conditioned, the iced cappuccino is great and I loved the interior design of the shop.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Ryokan Muntri Boutique Hostel, Penang, Malaysia
9.1
4th Mar 2014

Free breakfast was great. Wifi worked very well, even in the room. The four bed mixed dorm is quite small and without window. Overall, good value for money.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
10.0
28th Feb 2014

I had a great stay at Rooftop. The cake was amazing. The location is very good and it was nice to stay in a dorm room with single beds. The garden shower on the rooftop was nice. Wifi was working in the lodge downstairs and most of the time in the room (but not always). The owners are nice and considerate. Bike rental for 10 MYR a day.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
BackHome Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
9.4
25th Feb 2014

Wifi in room worked well. Stayed on the 4-bed female dorm which was very nice. Comfy beds, huge lockers, reading light and power outlet next to your bed. Not a party hostel (when I stayed there), which I really appreciated. As mentioned before, you cannot control the temperature of the A/C. It was a tick too cold. Location is excellent, bus terminals and train station easy to reach by public transport.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Kenting Youth Hostel, Kenting, Taiwan
8.0
10th Feb 2014

Good value for money. The rooms are small, but they have lockers and great Wifi connection. The staff's English was a little limited, but I managed to get all my questions answered. They have free bikes you can rent. Hot showers available from late afternoons into the night. A little dirty in the bathrooms in the evening (lots of hair), but still OK. Laundry facilities available for 50 NT$ (bring your own washing powder). Bus stop of the bus to/from Kaohsiung is very close by. Great Location.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
Journey Hostel & Bar, Hualien, Taiwan
9.7
27th Jan 2014

Great and helpful staff, female dorm was nice, facing away from the street so it's quiet. Shampoo and shower gel provided free inside the showers. WLAN was working well in the lobby and communal areas, not so well in the room. They have 2 bikes which you can take for free. Lockers are in the kitchen. They also have a pond with fish and crab. Beware of the crab, it does not always like to stay in the pond ;-)

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Coffee Shack, Coffee Bay, South Africa
9.4
2nd Apr 2013

Coffee Shack is paradise. Great food, awesome location, nice day trips. The shared bathrooms were clean, spacious and nicely decorated. I stayed in the Rond dorm, which was spacious enough. It's close to the bar so it can get a bit noisy. The Hall in the Wall Hike was great. The area around Coffee Bay feels a bit like The Shire from Lord of the Rings, just at the ocean.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Buccaneers Backpackers Cintsa, Cintsa, South Africa
9.1
29th Mar 2013

Loved the place! Great food, awesome views, spacious dorm (Blue dorm) with two different rooms + veranda. Cintsa is a quiet place, great if you want to get away for a view days. But you can also have a great time at the bar at Bucks.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Amber Tree Lodge Backpackers, Cape Town, South Africa
10.0
19th Mar 2013

No customer comment

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
The Backpack Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
9.1
16th Mar 2013

No customer comment

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Hotel Le Rocroy, Paris, France
9.4
10th Aug 2012

The staff was nice and helpful, the room was clean, the design of the Hotel is colorful and modern. The breakfast was free for us and the selection was ok. There's a bus going to the Opera and the Eiffel Tower almost in front of the Hostel (line 42), which was very convenient. Additionally, the metro and Garde du Nord are really close. Although the area around the Gare du Norde didn't seem so secure and nice like other parts of Paris.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • kristinilose3286
  • Germany,
  • Globetrotter
Iris' Tower, Tainan, Taiwan
9.7
1st Oct 2010

Great! It's very new and clean, the dorm room is pretty big and the owner is very nice. The hostel is located on th 14th floor of a secured building and you have a great view over Tainan!

View Property Reply

It's great to heard that you like this place and hope to see you again!

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