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Hostel Alma

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   37 Folkestone Road, Dover CT17 9RZ, England
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  • 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
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Cleveland, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

To say that this hostel was disappointing would be accurate, if not an understatement. The main entrance to the hostel doesn't work, so you have to enter through another door, also meaning there is no front desk or reception area. The room, for which I paid over $50, expensive for a hostel, was on the third floor, with windy narrow... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for four nights in October 2014. Yes, the room was small and there was a slight smell of damp. I had an issue with the first room (a single) that I was put in and was immediately changed at no effort to myself other than packing my stuff up. I was moved to a double room at... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I stay in hotels nearly every day for work and this is the worst one ive been in so far. I booked it last minute as my previous choice was unavailable. I knew it wouldn't be the best as you don't expect too much from a Hostel. The email stated check in was from 3pm (Why so late i'm not... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

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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Paris, France
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Is this maybe some sort of scam? This is one of the worst hotel-experiences ever! When we arrived, it seemed quite dark and dingy and, contrary to what we assumed, there was no hotel parking space, only paid parking spaces. Didn't feel very safe, considering the area, which seemed pretty scary and desolate. The Alma Hotel had taken our money... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

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 August 27, 2014

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

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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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*
Number of rooms: 12
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