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Igloo Backpackers Hostel

100 Mansfield Rd, Nottingham NG1 3HD, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hostel is clean, fairly quiet and near the city. However, upon booking a private double room we had thought we weren't getting 'hostel' service. There was no hairdryer in the room, we couldn't check in till three (despite having to then check out at ten!). The receptionist was somewhat friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel was great. The staff were very friendly and informative, giving me plenty of information on things to do and see in Nottingham. Facilities were clean and the kitchen well equipped. The hostel was in a good location for getting into the centre of Nottingham and was very close to the bus station.

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Basildon, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was presently surprised about this place, I arrived and was greeted by the receptionist who was extremely helpful he got me bus routes got my bag returned, was very attentive and genuine. He took me to the Dorm which was clean and feel of safety, There was Lockers but i didn't feel the need for one, Sleeping wasnt the best... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is nothing special, it was a little below my expectations based on what I had read online. My friends and I were placed in a building across the road from the main office. It was not the best location but about a 15-20 minute walk to the city centre. We stayed in a dorm room but never had... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To be honest, really disappointed. The room I was in was clearly someone's bedroom (the barn), no ventilation with a personal fridge, and strangers coming in all night. Terrible hostel atmosphere. Good staff. Average value for money. Good location.

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent hostel situated in a good location for access to the city centre. For me, the private room was a slightly cheaper alternative to staying in a budget hotel. Although the room was not en-suite, the shared bathroom facilities are newly refitted, offer good privacy and of very high standard. The room was well-equipped including a desk and TV. Additional... More 

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely little place. Everyone was friendly, the place was clean and the beds were very comfortable. Can't fault it at all. I only stayed the night but would definitely stay there again – especially for only £19 – and would recommend it to anyone wanting to stay in Nottingham without splashing out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

This hostel is well run, friendly staff & clean. The building we were put in (separate from the main reception) has a lot of stairs with no lift so not good for the disabled or elderly. There wasn't so much of a social vibe but as a travelling couple we weren't bothered by this. The double bed rooms were comfortable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I travelled alone and stayed after a rock city gig. Check in efficient and think I paid 16 or 18 for a bed for a night which is fine. Hostel quite quiet, food making facilities ok. Not a long walk from city centre. Ideal for gig goers, single people, groups of mates.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This was just awful. I've backpacked throughout South America and Asia, and this was by far the worse. The conditions were just unhealthy and miserable. I was sharing a room with two homeless/unemployed people. I understand that people end up down on their luck, but they shouldn't be allowed to stay at a backpackers' hostel. They refused to refund my... More 

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igloohostel, Manager at Igloo Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

We strongly object to your statement - "conditions were just unhealthy and miserable" This is simply untrue. We work very hard to ensure that our premises are kept modern, secure and very clean and provide comfort features in all our rooms including memory foam or orthopedic mattresses, Freeview TV and free wifi. Our kitchens are fully-equipped and cleaned several times... More 

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Address: 100 Mansfield Rd, Nottingham NG1 3HD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
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