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Hostel Smith

20 Rue Droite, 06300 Nice, France (Old Town / Vieux Nice)
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Ranked #16 of 44 Specialty lodging in Nice
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014
Mike J Seattle, Washington
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Hostel Smith is in a great location in the old town of Nice. Staff was very friendly and helpful when it came to questions about the city, and it seemed to attract a very friendly crowd of backpackers. Stayed multiple nights. Accommodations were adequate and the kitchen space was small but worked well as a gathering area.

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Brussels, Belgium
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

My friends and I stayed in Hostel Smith in Nice and we had a really splendid time here. Our room was nice and big. The price was low and the location was really incredible! Right in the city centre! Hostel Smith is definitely the best hostel if you go with a group of friends. Unfortunately we didn’t get the chance... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
28 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

I'd like to start by saying the owners ESP ms smith were lovely caring helping people. It's just to bad u have that witch working for you that treats everyone like crap Anyway apart from that the rooms weren't great. Unconfy beds and loud beds your to scared to move incase you wake the whole dorm. Also no curtains on... More

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Bayonne, France
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Great welcoming, helpful staff, cool atmosphere and perfect location. If you are an easy going traveler, this is your place. You can count on friendly staff to give you some good advice on the things to do and places to see. I'm going to choose this hostel for my next stay in Nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

I have been to Nice several times and I can recommend Hostel Smith if you want a cheap place to stay. It's clean and nice. I stayed with some friends and we enjoyed it very mucht. The staff is friendly and helpful. The location is really super. You are living next to great restaurants and bars.

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Montreal, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

All the bad reviews happened while they were doing renovations, I went in September and truly enjoyed my stay! The room were a bit noisy, yes, but you are located in the heart of the old Nice so it is to be expected! The hostel was clean enough, staff was wonderfully helpful. They gave us a lot of good advise... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I've been at Hostel Smith in June 2013 and I really didn't like that place. The hostel is in a residential building, the reception is not 24h and the rooms were not clean at all. I heard some guests claiming because their room were more people than beds. On the other hand, the hostel is well located and you can... More

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Grenoble, France
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Stayed here with a friend and booked an 8 bed room but was placed in a 12 bed dorm with additional cots laid out. Room was fairly nice but the bathroom was very dirty and kept running out of toilet paper. Shower doors were see-through and as a girl I did not feel comfortable using these with all the men... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Coming from a place with great hsotels and low prices, I was expecting more of it. I paid something like 35€/ night for a bed in a girls dorm. I would expect a friendly staff, eager to help me and give me tips on what to do and where to eat and most of all: a clean bathroom! The room... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

My partner and I stayed here in a 12 bed dorm which one day they added another bed so became 13 beds and while doing that they movedour beds and our things, returning at night when other people are sleeping made it difficult to find our things, not a good experience. The room was away from the reception but in... More

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Also Known As:
Hostel Smith Hotel Nice
Hostel Smith Hotel
Address: 20 Rue Droite, 06300 Nice, France
Location: France > Provence > French Riviera - Cote d'Azur > Nice > Old Town / Vieux Nice
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Ranked #16 of 44 Specialty lodging in Nice
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Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hostel smith a 2 mins de la plage,free wifi,free breakfast,check in from 9am to midnight ... more   less 
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