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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • Hostelworld.com are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 1 week prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

The amount that was (will be) charged to the guests credit card within 10 weeks prior to arrival is not refundable in case of a cancellation, no show or reduction in numbers.

Additional Terms and Conditions

The amount that was (will be) charged to the guests credit card within 10 weeks prior to arrival is not refundable in case of a cancellation, no show or reduction in numbers.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
7.5
  • Great Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

Centrally located and only a 7 minute walk from Gara de Nord train station, we at Friends Hostel are here to ensure that you get the most out of our lovely city.

We make it our mission to provide our guest with the all the tools necessary to discover the hidden gem that is our home, with free maps, directions and insightful advice on anything and everything Bucharest and Romania.

As we are located close to the student area and provide some of the best rates in town, keeping to that all important budget should be easy as you discover the nearby cheap bars, restaurants (from 4 to 6 euro for the lunch or dinner with traditional food), clubs and the city's coolest attractions all within walking distance.

Come see and feel the charm of our friendly house, recently renovated to ensure you feel right at home. Our cozy common room is the perfect place to spend time with other travelers or play some of your favorite board games. We also boast a spacious kitchen with everything you need to whip up something delicious, hot showers, free WIFI, towels, air-conditioned rooms, lockers in the rooms.

Please note, very important:
*Reception hours 9:00 to 23:00; please inform us in advance for early/late check-in/out and we will do our best to assist you. Additional fee of 30lei will be charged for arriving after 23:00 or before 9:00.
*Payment accepted: card and cash local currency (lei= ron =Romanian currency)
*check-in from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
*check-out until 11:00 a.m

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.2

  • Security 7.8

  • Location 7.2

  • Staff 8.7

  • Atmosphere 7.4

  • Cleanliness 6.8

  • Facilities 6.6


Latest Reviews

  • 9.7

    Superb

    05 Aug 2022
    Great staff, friendly people and really cute kittens. Reception gave me the most detailed tour and introduction to a city ever. And everyone who worked here was really nice. I've found memories of hanging out with the people here too.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    08 Aug 2022
    Great place to stay in between train travel days! Really close to the train station, comfortable beds and nice showers. Good big kitchen and hang out area downstairs! Cute kittens too :) A bit far from the city center, but overall not a bad hostel!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    06 Aug 2022
    Good location, accessible from the North train station. Spacious kitchen, helpful staff and pleasant atmosphere.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    17 Jun 2022
    The hostel is a little old, and could use some work, but the room was comfortable enough, and the air conditioning kept it nice and cool. It still uses physical keys and not every person in the room has to have them, which causes some issues for locking up. I met a lot of wonderful people while I was here!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    02 Jul 2022
    The hostel was a lot smaller than I expected. It gave it a nice homely vibe. It doesn’t really have much of a social side to it and it’s very lowkey. If you’re allergic to cats, don’t go… They have a cat and kittens walking around
    France, Female, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    16 Aug 2022
    I didn't stay for long, but the staff (a woman at the front desk) was so lovely and enthusiastic and sweet. I loved all the kittens running around the place. It wasn't the cleanest hostel I've stayed in and it got so unbearably hot at night, but it's cheap and overall not too bad.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    24 Aug 2022
    Nice location, the women I met were kind and lovely, the bloke was a bit of a misery. The young girl that checked me in didn't give me security code for the door, but luckily one of the others caught on and told me. Other guests are kind and courteous. The kittens are a definite bonus..but don't turn up if you have cat allergies. Bad points: washing machine Cost £5, apparently it's written somewhere but I never saw it. I'm 6ft and was put on top floor, angled ceiling.. lots of head bumps.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 6.0

    Good

    15 Jul 2022
    The hostels staff is very friendly and relaxed. Rooms have AC but beside that you only find very basic equipment. There is only one single bathroom for men and one single one for women. The tiny kitchen smells like old food and doesn’t seem clean at all. Beds are comfortable but rather bring your own sheets and towels since the ones offered may be unsavory.
    Austria, Female, 18-24
  • 5.4

    Rating

    14 Aug 2022
    The hostel has so many kittens but no litter box. When I was there a cat shat in the shower and peed on my bed. There was also dry shit in the kitchen and the whole place smelled absolutely terrible. Atmosphere was almost non existent.
    New Zealand, Male, 18-24
  • 3.1

    Rating

    13 Jun 2022
    The person checking me in, front desk clerk, or reception, terrible attitude, and rude, he didnt even give me the code to enter so the next morning i was asked why I am here. The rooms had no ventilation and smelled bad. The shower area was unkept, the whole place needs better management. However the next day the kickboxing guy was cool.
    USA, Male, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • Wi-Fi


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