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Kattenberg 110, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bern
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in abhostel for 2 nights and I had the best time. Staying there is exactly how I imagined backpacking would be. The atmosphere is very sociable and pleasant; especially for solo-travelers it's easy to meet people there. I was welcomed warmly by Greg - he showed me (on the map) the nice and cool places and areas of... More

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Funfy neighborhood with best local pubsand restos and great locals :-). Rooftop area ! Beermachine ! Fussball ! Really big kitchen with herbs, free coffee, tea, water, Wifi, breakfast with huge choice, Dvd's, boardgames,... laundry service ! showers without buttons ! Hairdryer ! Only 2 tramstops / 10 minuteness walk from Central Station, touristy part. But this is definitely the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

The area in which the hostel is situated is a little bit questionable, though only 15 minutes tram from the central station. Hostel itself was refurbished and clean but had a cold atmosphere and too many almost demanding signs on the walls. Staff were helpful if not a bit overbearing but overall, happy with my stay.

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Miami, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Staff was nice at first. Hostel was full of mosquitos. If in a room upstairs, you must shower downstairs. Wifi didnt work. A bit out of the way, but not too far. Social, met some cool people. Everything was ok til the last day. It was 10:59 am, I was downstairs in common area with my luggage, and staff got... More

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Krakow, Poland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
53 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

After arriving without a booking and outside of the designated check in time Bridget was more than happy to offer my friend and I the only remaining room in the hostel. She took the time to go through the local area on a giant wall map, pointing out various bars, sights and food places that we should check out, something... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

很棒的HOSTEL,非常乾淨,地點算方便,有FREE WIFI,免費的早餐。廚房鍋具一應具全。 ABhostel is very nice hostel, it is very clean, convenient with free WiFi and breakfast. Wonderful kitchen.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

One of the best hostels I've ever stayed! It's very clean, beautiful and stylish. Run by a kind and lovely couple, they literally saved us as we had no place to stay and called them the last minute. Such a nice surprise to us! Reasonable prices and not far from the centre.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

abhostel is absolutely excellent. The couple who run it are lovely - we were shown in and around by Bridget, the rooms are funky and unusual, very nicely done up and very clean. It is a fascinating building and I really wish we could have stayed more than two nights. So many books and board games to look at, quirky... More

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

Hipsters eat your heart out this hostel is your vibe. Hospitality second to none in this fun, converted chocolate factory hostel. I had the warmest welcome from one of the owners Bridget. She also baked a cake each day I was there for the guests. The area is a little gritty. Common area facilities were excellent. I was a little... More

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Cracow, Malopolskie, Poland
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

I have stayed at many (about two dozen) hostels around the world and this was one of the best. I stayed for three nights. The couple that runs it are extremely polite, fun and helpful. I loved the way they not only checked me in but also pointed out important stuff in the vicinity. The location is quite good, near... More

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Address: Kattenberg 110, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Flanders > Antwerp Province > Antwerp
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Antwerp Backpacker Hostel, owner operated for backpackers ! Abhostel is not right for everyone but maybe just right for you ! Do not only judge us on our high rating and low prices (everything incl.) If you come to Antwerp for shopping , clubbing and eating out in touristy/photomenu restos, we suggest you to stay in a budget hotel with 24 hours reception in the touristy part. If you come to Antwerp to be welcomed by Antwerp backpackers (between check-in hours). Get a free map, tips about our arty party scene, local restos, quirky hostel,... Make new friend from all over the world in our fully equipped kitchen, rooftop terrace, belgian beer from our beer machine, swap a book, watch a movie, play our guitar,... Then abhostel is just right for you ! Welcome in our old converted Chocolate Factory, Bridget & Greg check-in between 1pm and 3pm, 6pm and 8pm After check-in, 24 hours code access ! Age restriction : we accept guests under 50 years old. ... more   less 
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