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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
Jef L Berlin, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The good points: - Nice old atmospheric building from the outside - Great location overlooking the town (and the sea in the distance) - Within walking distance from the centre and a 10-minute bus ride from the airport - Beautiful gardens - Spacious private double rooms with a balcony overlooking a succulent garden - Room very clean - Friendly staff... More 

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the HI whilst in the city and found the accomodation dated. Given the price to stay here i would expect state of the art hostel. Theres quite a fee things missing - no wifi in the room Theres no where to hang your clothes while in theshower. Youneed to hold the shower with one hand whilst soaping yourself... More 

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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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Zurich, Switzerland
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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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