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Two Ducks Hostel

Via Calatafimi, 41, 00185 Rome, Italy
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Two Ducks Hostel
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was very hard to find and once we found it the receptionists were very unfriendly and ended up taking us to another building down the street. The "hostel" which has one bathroom/shower to share between 20 people, was dirty and hot with terrible ventilation. The only toilet was broken. We wanted to sit on the little balcony but... More 

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Les Avenieres, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

First impression : When arrive, you have to climb like 200stairs to reach the reception. Some are very dusty and you don't know at this time where you are going in ! Reception : When you enter the reception, a nice young smiling guy welcomes you on a quite modern desk in a well sustained room that contrasts with the... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

It was the cheapest hostel I found so I wasn't expecting much anyway but first thing in the building with women dorm there was no internet so I changed for mixed dorm where was extremely cold at night. there is no lockers in the hostel,no possibility to print anything and the lock in the door to this part where I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I've stayed in many hostels in Europe, and the "Two Ducks Hostel" in Rome must have been the worst I've ever been. I initially booked for 5 nights, but changed the hostel after the first night, and got my money back for 3 of the remaining 4 nights. There are no lockers, and you cannot lock the rooms properly. The... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We had reservations, but they took us to another building which had no Wi-Fi. Also, the staff claimed we didn't have reservations and they wanted to put us in separate rooms, claiming they had no free rooms, but when we pushed them suddenly there were free rooms. Turns out the receptionist was too botherd to put on one sheet on... More 

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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

It is impossible to find this hostel. They are located on the 5th floor of an apartment building in a back alley with a tiny sign in the intercom. We eventually found our way up to be greeted by two seriously unfriendly guys who had obviously turned their apartment into hostel dorms. It was cash only which was no problem.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I was expecting the worst having read the reviews but was surprised by how much I liked the hostel. I was lucky to find it thankfully for a guy standing on the street who knew exactly where it was!! The kitchen was very useful and I cooked in three of my four nights which allowed me to save a lot... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I only recommend people who have good location skills to sleep in "the sellar" which we only managed to find thanks to our sleeping buddy's that we met at the check in desk 5 hours earlier! But besides that it's nice to sleep somewhere cheep that is close to the main train station!

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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

1st: its very difficult to find it. There are no signs in the street. Its filthy, noisy, hot, unmaintaned, terrible matraces. We haven't booked in advance; came directly, they gave us no bill, and we were charged more than agreed price, with no explanation. When we asked how&why they didn't undarstand what were we asking. In general they don't speak... More 

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Москва, Россия
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I don't want to stay at that hostel again. Stayed there in June 2014. Location is brilliant - 5 minutes away from Termini train station (main one), plenty of restaurants around aaaaand........and that's it. Italy is very expensive and it gets obvious when you pay quite a lot for a hostel like this. No one is there at the reception... More 

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