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Sleepy Lion Hostel, Youth Hotel & Apartments

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Jacobstr. 1, 04109 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We stayed in this place for one night. We had not booked a room, but they still had room for two girls from Finland. It had been a very hot for few days and since the sun was shining to the room's two windows all day long it was really hot in the room. Also the small bathroom you shared... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Sleepy lion is in a great location very near the train station and pretty much in the city centre. The rooms are very clean and prices are good. The staff are also pretty friendly. On the downside there was not much of an atmosphere there. Everyone kept themselves to themselves and not much happened after 8pm. One other problem I... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The hostel is lovely. It's very clean, modern and comfortable. However my only issue was the noise. The hostel is very large with the rooms all very close together. The noise travels through the windows and I was woken up at about 8am because there were fellow residents with music playing at full volume, singing, chanting and laughing. This wasn't... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Well located. Free wifi in all instalations. Average breakfast (just ham, cheese and bread). Excelente service! Very helpful people. I went with my family and a lot of school kids were stayimg in the hostel. We thought that it was going to be noise but it wasn't. We had a very good night to continue our trip to Berlin

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

This is a hostel but hotel also, a concept i like very much as it has the qualities of both. The dormitory is large, with its own bathroom. The wifi is excellent in the lobby. Only shortcoming: the kitchen is really a kitchen corner: just microwave, boiler and fridge. This is much better than nothing, but basic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

After a few years I came back to the Sleepy Lion Hostel and It seems even nicer than before. Sweet paintings on the floors, female dorms are available now and the backyard became quite green. It will be always my first choice when I´m in Leipzig again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I only stayed in this hostel one night but it was such a nice hostel i widh i was staying longer. The view of Leipzig from my room was beautiful. The beds were comfortable and bathrooms very clean. There was a nice group of travellers here not just young party animals which was refreshing. There is good wi-fi throughout the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I love this place & have stayed here twice! Breakfast is great, staff is friendly & it is nice & clean! The location is great & you can walk to most downtown attractions. I'm sure I will stay here again in the future!

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Berlin, Germany
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Beds are comfortable, rooms are spacious and everything is spotless clean. There is a very discreet but useful night lamp. Even a plant to cheer you up. Staff is quite friendly and helpful with recommendations. The location is very convenient to the train station and the city centre. The river flows by. The street is quiet and your sleep should... More

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Leipzig, Germany
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10 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

They had no preperation to take long stay guest at all. The room I stayed had poor wfi signal. Although I asked to improve, but they only reply they could not. It was their service. And I cannot the good score on the internet. Some staffs are not educated service mind. Some are very arragant and ordered to me. Furtheremore... More

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officesl, Manager at Sleepy Lion Hostel, Youth Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

First of all, we are not just selling beds and rooms since we are also trying to create an international hostel atmosphere but with such nasty and intolerant “guests” like you it`s hardly possible! We remember you quite well and all of us took a deep breath after you left. That you call our staff, that have chosen a job... More

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Address: Jacobstr. 1, 04109 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Location: Germany > Saxony > Leipzig
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Hotel Class:2 star — Sleepy Lion Hostel, Youth Hotel & Apartments 2*
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Our Sleepy lion Hostel, Youth Hotel & Apartments is situated right in the heart of Leipzig, known internationally as Germany´s revolution city. We are just a few minutes walk from the city´s theatres, clubs, bars, museums, shopping centres and the main train station. Your Hostel in town! ... more   less 
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