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Friend's Hostel

122 Boulevard de la Chapelle | 18th Arr., 75018 Paris, France (Montmartre)
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Ranked #98 of 121 Specialty lodging in Paris
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Prague, Czech Republic
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There were few positives of this hostel. The fellow backpackers were lovely, and the garden was nice if dirty. The service was average at best. The wifi is only available between 9am and 6pm, of course the times when everyone is out. But the worst is yet to come. There are bed bugs all over, some which are HUGE. There... More

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Barrie, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Friends Hostel in Paris has a brilliant location, less than a minute from the Metro, and a very convenient line, and a 10 minute walk to the Sacre-Courer basilica. Sadly however, this is the end of the positive qualities. The system for accessing the rooms is run very poorly. Each customer does not receive a key, and therefore you... More

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a nice area- girls in our group regularly got heckled and wolf whistled, high police presence, friend got pick pocketed. But... rooms arent too bad, if a little small, showers are fine although our first shower didnt drain so flooded our room, beds comfy enough if a little unsturdy and some bugs too on my pillow- decided not to... More

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Klagenfurt, Austria
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were bedbugs in our beds!! We had a lot of bits after a three night-stay there and at home we had to call the pest control (crop spraying) to clean our luggage (we paid 240 €). We talked to other guests who had the same problem and some of them had even more bits. Appart from that, we there... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I have travelled quite a lot and have stayed in many hostels before. I am not picky AT ALL, but I have to say that this hostel is really the most disgusting hostel I have been to. I stayed in a room upstairs with 6 beds and a bathroom. Beds were broken and they produced loud noises at the slightest... More

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Melbourne, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We needed somewhere cheap to stay before leaving for our flight the next morning to Rome and I swear I wished I had of listened to the reviews.... Location: it was possibly the most sketchiest place I have EVER been in. There were gang like people outside that tried to chat you up as you walked,we saw a guy steal... More

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Melbourne australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

This place was the most terrible place I have ever stayed at. I wish I went on trip advisor before I booked. My partner and I stayed in a 5 person room the first night and we were interrupted all night by people screaming running through the hall and banging on our door. They double booked that room on our... More

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Brussels, Belgium
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

I have travelled for 4 months as a backpacker and I have visited many hostels during this time, some of them were really good and some not, but.......BELIEVE ME!!!! FRIENDS HOSTEL HAS BEEN THE WORST HOSTEL I STAYED IN IN MY LIFE!!!!! The only positive thing is that the metro is in front of the hostel and it is cheap...but... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

First of all the hostel was extremely dirty- however, I can usually deal with dirty, especially traveling on a budget but I draw the line when I wake up to the sounds of rats rustling around in the bags near my head. I didn't sleep for the rest of the night- I just laid awake waiting for the sun to... More

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Bergen, Norway
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My friend and I booked this hostel because of the price. It was very cheap, which was one of the few positive things about the hostel. The rooms were dirty, as was the shower and toilet. The toilet didn't even have toilet paper. It was easy to find the hostel and the metro is just across the street, which was... More

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Address: 122 Boulevard de la Chapelle | 18th Arr., 75018 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Montmartre
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