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Plymouth Backpackers Hotel

172 Citadel Road | The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 3BD , England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014
steve a Fort William, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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English first
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

The Globe is shabby, basic and unclean. Good kitchen, lounge and dining area. The bedrooms and bathrooms really need work - currently have holes in the walls, exposed pipework, damaged plaster, broken shower door, ill fitting bathroom lino flooring. Pay a bit more and stay in a bnb. If u really have to stay here out of necessity I would... More

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Fort William, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

this place has very helpful staff, hot showers, comfortable beds and a good kitchen, it's got everything you need on a hiking trip and best of all its only five minutes walk from the south west coast path.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I stayed here for quite a few months and it was a very friendly place, tidy and in a good spot near the sea. This place is close to all the amenities of Plymouth. It was suitable for my needs, there were a few minor parts of the house that need improving but no place is perfect.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

This is a traditional backpackers in a large town house.There is on street parking free at night (£3 per day) The hostel is in very easy walking distance for the Hoe & Barbican and the town centre. Its also on a regular bus route. The staff are all very friendly and helpful, the whole place is clean, welcoming and cosy.and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Stayed there for one week - worst stay in a hostel ever. Disgusting bathrooms, no warm water and heating for 4 days (!!!!) and rooms, especially the kitchen were extremely dirty. Impossible to cook there. There were many other things that i could write here. I can't suggest this place for anybody - there is another hostel in Plymouth were... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

On arrival the room looked fine (although very basic for not much cheaper than a hotel). Then I got into the bed and found it so broken I was barely able to sleep at all. I woke up in pain on the opposite edge, having gone with gravity in the night. The lack of toilet paper and soap and extreme... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

I stayed in a private room with my son who was on a weeks work experience.It was only a 5 minute walk to his work, under 10 minutes to the town, 20 minutes to the station and a short walk around the corner to The Hoe. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Nice kitchen and facilities to cook. Room... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here from October to Christmas and then from January to March whilst studying in my final year at Plymouth University. Broadband is free, the place is warm. I always found the other guests friendly and enjoyed meeting the many different people that came through the door from all round the world and all walks of life. I was... More

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

I've stayed at Globe backpackers Plymouth (this have no listing in tripadviser, but is a subsidiary of Globe in Exeter www.exeterbackpackers.co.uk/plymouth/). First of all they have displayed typical green badges from Tripadviser in their main door and reception "featured in Tripadviser" and busted as absolute fake! On arrival, Mat the receptionist lead me to #5 which had a strange stinky... More

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Paris, France
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Awful place. Communal tv room always full of drunk men who ogled us every time we went near there and no chance of seeing what was on the television. Other people friendly enough but one man over friendly and smelling of beer, he was the cleaner? Rooms not that clean, sheets stained and bathroom showers cold or not working. No... More

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Address: 172 Citadel Road | The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 3BD , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Plymouth
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