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2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Luis Antunez 22, 35006 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

When I arrived to hostel it was middle of the night and there was no personnel in the hostel. As the owner of the hostel mentioned it before my arrival via e-mail, I found my key on the door, the room was clean and furnished modestly with a balcony. During my stay, I've never noticed any personnel there and the... More

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Zgornji Duplek
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Everything was ok, but maybe it's a bit to noisy - from the street. Room was clean, also the bathroom. WiFi worked perfectly. The owner was not here, so we payed to the cleaning lady, which had access to reception (which is in 2. floor). Hostel is open all the time, so there is no problem when you are coming,... More

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Riga, Latvia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Stayed in July in a single ensuite. The room was small, but clean. There was no window, just a vent. Had to wait half an hour upon arrival for the receptionist since the reception (a room on the second floor, they don't have a separate desk) is almost always closed. Payment upon arrival, no refund. There is a kitchen upstairs,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013 via mobile

All in all, it was ok. Good price and clean common bathroom. Good position but at night it can be pretty noisy. You can easily reach the Playa de las Canteras and the Parque Santa Catalina. On the fourth floor, there is a small common kitchen which is unfortunately not fully equipped.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Due to a delayed flight, I had to find accomodation late and quickly. Through Internet I found this place, that seemed to fit my immediate needs. However, I checked out as soon as possible in the morning, with the hope never to have to return. The bed I got was awful, the room not very clean, and the other guests... More

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Malaga
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

-Reception is closed most of the time. So new comers and unexpected people were ringing all the time and it was very annoying -The rooms are not daily cleaned, but every 3 days -Flexibility : Payment on arrival : most hostels request payment on checkout and no refund policy -Wifi bad signal -The furniture (night table was broken) -Noisy streets... More

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

I stayed there for one week in March 2011. That`s true, that they give key from main door and reception doesn`t wokr all the time. Room was ok. Clean. But i don`t know about other rooms. The hostal is about 15 min walk from main beach.

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

I Stayed in this Hostal only one night and everything was quite ok besides me getting a bed bugs bites from that one night. That ruined my whole trip! Not sure how clean this hostal must be. Also there is only one shower on the floor with about 4 rooms or more.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

I had a confirmed booking and prepaid part of it via Hostelworld. The reception was closed and remained so during my waiting of 3 hours. Locals told me that this happened moreoften: the hostal overbooks, gives every guest a key of the frontdoor and then close the reception. Hostelworld did not react to my complaint and claim.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2011

Stayed in February-2011 for 1 week. "+": price (19/night), closeness to the centre (ca 10 min walk from a rather safe area, I'd say), small but personal room, clean shared bathroom, WC and kitchen, very kind staff. "-": noise from the streets as the road's just near by. Don't remember if there was blanket in the room or not, but... More

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Also Known As:
Hostal Alcaravaneras Gran Canaria/Las Palmas De Gran Canaria
Address: Luis Antunez 22, 35006 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
Location: Spain > Canary Islands > Gran Canaria > Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 18 Specialty lodging in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal Alcaravaneras 2*
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