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Altair Hostel

10 Rue de Suisse, 06000 Nice, France
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked 4 beds in a 6er dorm for 3 nights, which was surprisingly clean and modern, compared to the outsides of the building. The shower was super nice, and for us the room was big enough, we only spent time there sleeping basically. The surroundings never bothered us, and the building seemed safe. Of course some beggars on the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I stayed here for only one night with a friend. We booked the hostel very spontaneously because we didn't even plan to stay overnight in Nice. The rooms are very small and clean enough. There is wifi and we didn't have any trouble checking in. I think this hostel is ok for one or two nights, but I am not... More 

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Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

It's good hostel, location is pretty perfect just 10 minutes from train station 30 minutes from airport 15minutes to the see near by all services with multiple restaurants in area for the service it's quite good comparing to the rate

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This place is ideally located just off the main strip in Nice and is reasonably priced. However that's where the positives end. You start to understand why it's so cheap when you arrive. For some reason a few semi-dodgy characters decide to congregate outside the main door. The stair well stinks of piss, and you have to walk up four... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Good location, literally on the main shopping street, short walking distance to Gare Nice Ville, surrounded by restaurant - lots of halal kebab places, and cafe. The surrounding is not the most pleasant area. I would say it is a typical big city environment, quite noisy as people of staying outside, chatting into midnight, the entrance is quite dark and... More 

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vancouver
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

The first night we were awakened at 3:30 am by a lady banging on our room door. This continued every hour until 7am even though we told her to go away. When we talked to the staff they said oh that's the one eyed crazy lady that lives in the building. ( apparently the lock to the hostel does not... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Stay here if you are really desperate. Rooms are filthy, we made them change the sheets on arrival, bathroom poorly cleaned, mice running into room at night, bathroom light broke which wasn't fixed for a whole day. Entrance downstairs absolutely disgusting - smells of a urinal, cigarette butts everywhere, broken beer bottles, needles from druggies. Need i say anymore? Staff... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Staff were rude, hard to find although it is close to the train station, there are only two toilets for the whole hostel and they don't have sinks so you have to go to the kitchen or back to your room to wash your hands. The room i was in was very cramped, 6 beds and it was bunks with... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

I stayed in Nice for about a week, and booked my accommodation online in advance. It's always hard to tell what a hostel's like by pictures, so I thought I would book two different hostels to be on the safe side, just in case one of them turned out to be awful, at least I wouldn't be committed to spending... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

The rooms are pretty gross, even for a hostel. There are only two toilets in the hall, both of which were filthy and came with automatic lights that would switch off after a very short period of time and you'd have to actually walk over to the light switch to turn it back on. We were originally staying at Altair... More 

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