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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 on 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 6 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 6 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 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.6
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

With a 24hr reception, 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 (€1.20 beers), restaurants (€2.20 lunch menu 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. Chill in our lounge and interact with other travelers, play games or even put a movie on the cinema projector and relax. We also boast a spacious kitchen with everything you need to whip up something delicious, hot showers, free WIFI, towels, air-conditioned rooms, computers, lockers in the rooms, coffee and tea all day.

Please note, very important:
*Payment accepted in cash & local currency (lei= ron =Romanian currency)
*check-in 1:00 p.m.
*check-out 11:00 a.m

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.9

  • Security 8.5

  • Location 8.8

  • Staff 8.9

  • Atmosphere 8.0

  • Cleanliness 8.4

  • Facilities 8.6


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    01 Sep 2018
    Friends Hostel is one of the best in Bucharest. It is not in the old city center, which makes it very quiet, but still not far from center, which makes it best location for me. Also close to the train station, so easy to get there, and easy to leave. Rooms are large and cody, beds are comfortable, Showers and toilets are cleaned often. I liked the kitchen where i could prepare food for myself, and i have to tell that the staff was super helpful and very friendly and they made my stay the best!
    Hungary, Female, 31-40
  • 9.1

    Superb

    14 Mar 2019
    Thank you for a great stay at such a welcoming hostel. The value for money was second to none and the staff very helpful,
    England, Female, 41+
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    01 Dec 2018
    Staff seemed grumpy and when i asked them to look after my bag, when i returned I found it in a room unguarded.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    30 Aug 2018
    Hey, there traveler! If you looking for a place where all the facilityes, csming handy,whit aFull kitchen,the Location not too far from Main Train Station, abt.15 min, walking,and the Staff is Healpful and Very Frendly, an Like Puzzle Holster where you are Kiked Out, in the midle of the Night,becouse you ''dere''to followaslip, somewere alse then in your bethroom, after a long day travel..,wel this hoster realy deserve his name, make you Always feel like Home.
    Romania, Male, 31-40
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    22 Mar 2019
    I enjoyed my stay at friends primarily due to the staff over there which were pretty cool. We had a party at the lounge! The place however, was pretty small and there was no place to put your bags in the room. Location was not very good and given that the buses were pretty much not on schedule, it was quite inconvenient to get around. Not many amenities/shops nearby. This hostel is a nice place to chill and relax but definitely not one if you frequently want to explore the city.
    Singapore, Male, 18-24
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    19 Jan 2019
    The place was clean and the staff was nice and welcoming. I liked that it was very close to the train station. However, it was quite difficult to fall asleep since, after midnight, the hostel was really loud because some members of staff were speaking loudly with other guests in the reception area.
    Romania, Female, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    19 Jul 2018
    Good hostel, close to the train station and easy to get to the old town by bus. The hostel wasn't in the best neighborhood but we never felt unsafe (just don't walk too far down the street where the hostel is located) Staff was nice and helpful and the hostel was clean. The atmosphere wasn't that great, lots of older people staying there. Overall it was a good experience, just a little basic.
    Netherlands, Female, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    19 Aug 2018
    My Money got stolen
    Germany, Male, 18-24
  • 5.4

    Rating

    20 Apr 2018
    There is absolutely nothing special about this hostel and it is so far away from the main bits, we got the bus everywhere. When we checked in the staff didn't even tell us their names, the rooms are SOOOOOOO near to the reception we were woken up in the morning by staff playing video games or talking. The hostel has absolutely no atmosphere and you cant really meet anyone. It stinks like smoke. You get no key which is just weird. The kitchen is good but apart from that I wouldn't bother!
    England, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 4.9

    Rating

    24 Jun 2018
    No key to the room was given. no lockers. rooms were extremely small for the price they charged. no mirror in the bathroom. they barely accept euro as a payment. THEY DON'T ACCEPT CREDIT (welcome into the 21st century). Literally, the ONLY GOOD THING about the hostel was the proximity to the train station and the fact that they had a very nice kitchen. Don't stay here unless you need the train station.
    Romania, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Games Room

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