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Black Sheep Backpackers

24 Station Road, Abergavenny NP7 5HS, Wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This is a backpackers hostel, not a hotel and should be judged as such. The beds are fine and the rooms are warm, there is a good supply of food for breakfast making it perfect for what I wanted. Located just outside train station its ideally located for travellers allowing you to dump your bags and enjoy the town. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Also known as the Great Western, Black Sheep backpackers is a great, friendly backpackers located right by the train station. Though the dorm is in the basement and a bit dark as a result (there are a couple of windows) it's perfectly acceptable for the price in my opinion and the staff couldn't do enough to accommodate us. If you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Had great fun staying here, with the pub downstairs and a common room with cooking facilities. Perfect for our group of 5, the rooms have been recently been renovated and double room with ensure was spacious! The staff were also super friendly

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

It is clean, the bed linen, the shower,toilets, carpet. The staff are polite and shown me around. The price, £16 a night, for a clean bed is good. but I have paid the same in other places and it's been somewhere I would take my mum too. Sleeping, well I was tired so out like a light. The Location, fantastic,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Stayed for 1 night as we were climbing sugarloaf mountain. Arrived and shown to the room, booked a room for 4 and was given one for 7, these were bunkbeds, the bedding was clean although stained with bleach. The room was very poor with a missing window pane, covered with a piece of cardboard !!! We left the room at... More 

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Pontypool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Don't be under any illusions. This is not your average Best Western Hotel. If you are expecting a comfortable relaxing stay, this is not your place. It is basic at best, and well suited to backpackers looking for a cheap bed in the dry. It has a small and limited bar, darts and pool table. Two rooms are dorm type... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

I recently booked a twin en suite room at this hotel. I appreciate 39.50 in total is reasonable and chose it as I was not able to get any other accommodation in town for that night. The pros: the guy who greeted us at the bar was friendly, the bed was ok and the shower worked. The cons: rotten windows... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Stayed frequently in this hostel on hiking holidays in abergavenny, which is 10 mins walk from central town and right by the abergavenny station. Basement kitchen and laundry, it has cereal and toast for breaki and help yourself tea. Functioning pub and games area. Commands nice views from the first floor. It's in an old building, so of course it's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012 via mobile

An old railway hotel. Now a pub with hostel attached. Friendly service with a good pub atmosphere near Abergavenny railway station. Short wall from the town centre and a good base for an activity break. Plenty of places to eat so didn't use the kitchen . Cash only.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

You have to stay at this hostel if you want to stay at a "Welsh" backpackers. Everything about it is great. It's in an old building, so of course it's quite run down, but the experience of it all is worth putting up with faulty windows and uneven flooring. The beds are really comfortable and the showers are hot. The... More 

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