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Hostel Alma

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   37 Folkestone Road, Dover CT17 9RZ, England
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As I assume is the case for the vast majority of people staying here, my Partner and I stayed for one night before getting the ferry in the morning. The good: It said very clearly in the booking information that check in closes at 10pm. We were driving down from Nottingham after 6 so we didnt expect to get there... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thankfully we only stayed one night, the room was on the corner of the building, roof was slanted there was only 4 foot head clearance in some places. Two single beds although double was requested. Massively overpriced even for one night. Reasonably close to ferry terminal though. Would not stay here again.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We actually cannot live in the hotel, because the host shouted and kicked us out in a heavy rainy night! He was the rudest man I have ever met so far. The case was like this: we booked a double room and a third friend came with us and we need another single room. Since the host didn't have one... More

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must first state that we paid £15 pp for this room on a cycling trip from London to Amsterdam so based on price, my expectations werent huge. Aggressive Landlord, poorly decorated and finished rooms, grubby and dirty throughout. I saw the bed sheets hanging up drying in the back garden which is a building site. Pay £15 extra and... More

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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's a bed, a tv and a shower...fairly clean. Have had to disappear before breakfast is served but there is a promise of tea, coffee and biscuits in the guests kitchen so for the price I can't really fault things...parking is however a stretch. I was in the on street permit zone which fortunately due to early departure not the... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

As we approached from across the road we thought that the building was derelict and maybe we were at the wrong address, unfortunately we wasn't. We had the room with the cut-out door (see photo's posted by previous reviewers), it was small and the en-suite was tiny, you had to stand in shower tray to use the small wash basin.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We didn't check the Trip-advisor first and as we only found 2 hostels in Dover this was "the best" option (42 pounds 2 people). When we arrived it was depressing to see the hostel from outside, it looks like an old jail. my boyfriend and i had to stay waiting until 3 because there was no one to open the... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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85 reviews 85 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Firstly I could only find 2 hostels in Dover and the other had worse reviews. The Dover area is obviously not very prosperous and there is not an abundance of high quality backpacker accommodation as in other parts of the world. Considering this, the hostel was clean and central with a good breakfast. However, the rooms are small, stairways cramped... More

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south coast
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Sadly I didn't read the reviews on Trip Advisor, even as a budget traveller I have standards that include clean bedding. The sheets may have been clean but were so crumpled it was hard to tell however the very cheap duvet was filthy. The blind was covered in dirt and mould and didn't fit the window so bright light came... More

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Scotland
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

PROS: Price, proximity to rail station & town centre & sea front, good strength wi fi in the room, flat screen TV in rooms (at least, mine did - room 8). Good security system - key pads with codes changed daily (different codes for entrance door & each room). CONS: traffic noise (even in a room at the back). Having... More

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Address: 37 Folkestone Road, Dover CT17 9RZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Dover
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Alma 2*
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