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Youth Hostel of Ponta Delgada

Rua Sao Francisco Xavier, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-243, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Milano
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The rooms very nasty, bathrooms were dirty and furthermore the wifi does not arrive in the room. The common room is nice. I would not recommend it because it was not a good experience. The position was good

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The pousada is more charming than most youth hostels international establishments. Basic stuff, it's big, it's clean, you can sleep here. The staff was very nice and there's free internet and the possibility to print documents.There are several hostels in Ponta Delgada that are cheaper, smaller, more centrally located and a lot more characterful - but this is a decent... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

As some other reviewers have noticed, it is an old hostel, which could definitely use some modernizing. Nevertheless, I think that the old, crooked feeling is really fitting for a place like this. It just adds to the overall atmosphere. Beds are decent, as are the showers. Breakfast is a little basic, but the staff is incredibly helpful and the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The rooms and very old and you wake up early because of the noise and sunlight. The curtains do not cover the Windows!! The Breakfast is a joke... You have to buy ham and cheese, because you only get butter and jam

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Germering
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

We stayed a night in this youth hostel (double bedroom). It is clean and service is ok, but the building needs to be renovated (especially the bath/showers), which made the stay not 100% satisfactory... Its located directly downtown which makes it a good place to discouver Ponta Delgada.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

The hostel desperately needs its sanitary equipment renewed (especially showers), even by hostel standards. The location is quite nice, but not that central. Staff is extremely friendly and helpful. WiFi is not available in the rooms or at breakfast, only in the common room.

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Bremen, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

I have been there at the end of March and I agree: Cold and wet. But I did expect that up to a certain degree in such a humid area. My main problem was the light at night. On the second floor the lights were on the whole night long. And because of the windows above the doors, it was... More 

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Monte Godel, Lisboa, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

I went there with my class (we were on a field trip) and I was surprised. It was better than what I expected. For the cost it the best option on that área. I only didn't like the breakfast even though there was very diversified.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

We were here at the end of March and the temperature outside in Ponta Delgada was around 16. The temperature inside the hostel seemed much cooler than outside. The first night I slept with four quilts to keep me warm enough. In the morning there was no hot water. We mentioned this to the staff and they told us to... More 

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Asti, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

We stayed in a double bedroom with en suite bathroom and breakfast was included. The price was very good and it is possible to use the kitchen to cook your meals and to use a small shared fridge. It was clean although a bit worn. Breakfast was ok and you can also prepare your own breakfast if you have to... More 

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