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Hostel California

via Lambrate,18, Milan, Italy
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Jodhpur, India
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had really very bad experience there, Its competently hell. I booked that hostel for one night and wanted to extend one more night they wanted to charge me 22 Euro and I checked price on internet the price was 12 Euro when I told then I will book extra night from internet online booking they stooped wifi it was... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My friends and I stayed in this hostel for three days (2 nights) and had a number of terrible experiences. Primarily, the staff were as unhelpful as they possibly could be, with everything that we asked them. For example, incurring extra charges such as a deposit for keys, a payment for sheets which we didn't need and a city tax... More

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Berlin, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Hi, I was a walk up rezervation because I had no wifi before arriving to book a hostel. The man at the counter charged me €25! Online it is €16! This place is a complete dive. The common room is small and uncomfortable and you have to walk up stairs to get to the room. The man that was working... More

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Singapore
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

absolutely lousy hostel. booked beds for 9 people a week or two in advance and on the actual day of check in, i received an email that the reservation was cancelled. I have already paid 50 singaporean dollars (30 euros or so) as deposit. The hostel refused to refund me the deposit till now. It has been more than a... More

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Not only did we get charged for some city tax we weren't informed about previously, we were also charged a fee for clean sheets. However, the sheets were neither clean at the first place, nor were they changed during our stay. We got a room on the top floor, which was right under the roof, so getting out of bed... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

Do not stay at this hostel. First they charged us 2 eu a night for sheets that were not that clean in the first place. Then, the bathroom in our (11-bed) room was awful. There wasn't a taoilet seat and if you wanted to take a shower you had to bend down because the ceiling was too low. The lights... More

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Although booked at price of EUR 13, we had to pay + 2.5 eur city tax AND 2,5 eur PER NIGHT for sheets. No, they don't change the sheets daily for that price. They also took 10 Eur per person for a deposit. The place could be cleaner, but it is not the biggest deal. The mattresses of the beds... More

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

It was great, except for these "minor" things: I was there along with 10 other friends of mine. We booked two rooms, one for 5, and the other one for 6 persons. The price that was mentioned in the "ticket" so to say was 12 euros per night for 1 person. Buuut, when we arrived, the guy at the reception... More

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Bad service, extra charges (especially 2.4 euros per sheet per night, and the sheets weren't even washed, let alone changed every night). It is not near any metro station, which means that you would most likely have to walk at least for 25 minutes to the nearest one. Not worth your money and patience.

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Le Mans, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

My first and best hostel experience in Italy. Friendly, helpful staff, clean bathrooms, good atmosphere and really comfy beds. Location is fine and the all-female rooms are great. I highly recommend!!

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Address: via Lambrate,18, Milan, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Milan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 22
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