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Albatross Backpacers In!

3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   51 Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5JE, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014
Cedric83 Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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london
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed here on a Friday night after I'd finished the 80+ mile Hadrian's Wall walk. I found myself in a room with 5 girls who were still getting ready to go out until around mid-night - they couldn't care less that someone else in the room was trying to sleep. Apart from the lack of sleep, the facilities were... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on a trip through England for the month of June and this was my last stop on my journey before returning to England. I have to say that was the worst of the lot in my travels for a number of reasons. When I traveled to Newcastle I was not aware of its party lifestyle on the weekends... More

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

It is very basic, 9 of us stayed in a dorm on the third floor with 10 beds and only 2 plug sockets! Great central location, 2 minutes from station and very close to a lot of bars! It is very clean but it was a walk downstairs to the toilets and showers! Bit of pain when your hungover and... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We went to Newcastle as a group of LADS for a joint 50th and 30th birthday party with our football team. the location of this hotel is perfect and you get exactly what you would expect: a fit for purpose bed, good staff and a useful common room (watching the World Cup). The staff do a good job at setting... More

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Lower Largo, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We visited the hostel in January for a friends 21st. We were surprised by the comfort and how clean it was for the money. It was also in a great location. What really made our time there was the friendly and amazing staff. Unfortunately on our first night out, the birthday girl knocked her front tooth out on a bucking... More

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I would not recommend anybody to stay in this hostel if you want any sleep. I have come home absolutely exhausted due to the drunken party go-ers who don't care if they wake anybody else up in the hostel. There was also constant banging and crashing noises come from rooms above and around the hostel. I complained to the reception... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This is all you need warm comfy bed, fridge, TV, Cooker, wifi and great art on the wall. Bargain price But then I did have an 8 bed dorm to myself. I see it's not quite as good if you get lumbered with a dorm full of drunks.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I would not recommend this hostel to actual backpackers due to the fact that on our visit, the only people I saw were large groups of stag and hen parties, and other groups needing a place to stay in the city centre for a night of drinking. Yeah it has a great location but noise is the downfall so if... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Stayed here 1 night, was originally going to stay 3 nights. Was in a big dorm with around 14 other bunks, due to the drunks falling in the room shouting and laughing until daylight, and the noise from the busy street outside at night, i had no sleep whatsoever, the next day i was so tired i fell asleep on... More

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Paris, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Ok, it's clean and the location is really good. But it's really too expensive for a backpackers hostel! We were eight people in all this hostel last night (they have got 8 dorm room of 10 beds) and we must pay 16.50 pound for 1 bed. You haven't got electrical outlet in the dorm room or locker in all of... More

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Address: 51 Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5JE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
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Hotel Class:3 star — Albatross Backpacers In! 3*
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