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City Public Hostel

Absalonsgade 8 | Vesterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We weren't expecting much as it was pretty cheap, but the showers were nice and clean, and so was the kitchen. There were lots of pans and plates to use and everyone seemed to clear up after themselves, the kitchen was really big so there was plenty of space to cook, even at peak times. We were in a mixed... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't like the hostel, but I think it is most suited for a backpacker. Copenhagen is very expensive and I'm sure this is one of the cheapest hostels here but still, it was like a home for the homeless. There was no breakfast, no linens included, no charging points inside the dorm rooms, internet was pathetic (it was so... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was sub par, can do better. The toilets were not really clean. The beds are comfortable but there are no locks on the doors. It fits its price at least. Service was great! It's fine for one night but for longer stays might wanna reconsider.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Unfortunately my party and the other girl in our sleeping area all got sick from this place. We are leaving with sniffles, sore throats, and extremely tired. Bunk beds are so small that if you're a person with long hair I recommend you take a top bunk because otherwise every time you get up your hair will get caught in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Nice, basic hostel. It is very close to everything and within walking distance from the station. You do have to pay for linen, towels and a padlock, but this is made clear before you arrive and the money goes towards the after school club which is sweet. Wifi good, maps provided, staff very friendly and the hostel is clean. My... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The hostel itself is in a good location, everything is within walking distance. The dorm room that we stayed in (15 bed mixed dorm? - the cheapest available) was horrendous. Unclean, dark, dingy and outdated. The beds had very old metal frames that were rusty and squeaky. In between these 'beds' were wobbly sheets of plywood creating 'privacy' for the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I stayed at this hostel 9 days while I was looking for a long-term accomodation in the city. The City Public Hostel is cheap and you understand that when you arrive. The price of the room doesn't include even a pillow or a blanket. There are several dorms, if you don't want to be with a lot of people, avoid... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We stayed in a 12-bed dorm here. The staff was very friendly, but we were unpleasantly surprised by the cost of a lock and the costs of linen and a pillow. You are allowed to bring your own, but as we were staying in places where linen is provided for the rest of the trip we did not. The facilities... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I don't know how much can you expect from the cheapest hostel in the city, but at least I would expect the pillow to be in the price of the bed. I have never been in a hostel (and I have been in MANY) where you had to rent a pillow. I think that was ridiculous. I somehow find it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I will admit the 66 bed dorm room could have been a lot worse. On the plus side, it was surprisingly quiet and there are lockers for every bed. The common areas are decent and the kitchen is well equipped. The front desk staff are also really nice. On the down side there aren't any outlets in the 66 bed... More 

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