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City Public Hostel

Absalonsgade 8 | Vesterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark (Vesterbro - Kongens Enghave)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Tampere, Finland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Antigua, Guatemala
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18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to pay for sheets and everything but you can bring your own if you want. Even though you're in a 32 person dorm, you have privacy and you can sleep quite well. The receptionist is really nice and gave us a lot of advice about what to do in the city. The kitchen is small and there's nothing... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We picked beds in the 66 bed dorm room, both for price and interest! As it turned out the room was well designed to allow for relative privacy and was suitably air conditioned. Beds were some of the most comfortable I've slept on in any hostel. Staff were very friendly and welcoming and we were able to put our bags... More

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Rosario, Argentina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Good location. The kitchen is very big a comfortable to cook and have dinner or lunch. I stayed 2 nights in the 66 beds dorm and it was very good. I think city public hostel is the cheapest hostel in the city.

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Klagenfurt, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Really big rooms (for 22 and 66! people). In our room (that with 22 beds) were just a few windows on the ceiling, so it was dark, also during the day. The bathroom on the first-floor was not so clean, but the toilets an the kitchen on the ground floor were quite modern, big and clean. The only problem for... More

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Swindon, England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Really expensive, beds were uncomfortable and top bunks didn't have a ladder, showers were terrible and not enough, toilets needed more cleaning. However kitchen was really good. There were no codes on the doors or keys, anyone could just walk into anywhere so not all that safe. Don't know how this hostel has the good reviews it has. I'm sure... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stayed here for two nights, in a 22-bed mixed dorm, 19€/person / night. The first night was kind of horrible: the common area is right next to the dorm and people were yelling there and being really noisy, the beds were uncomfy, and there wasn't even a pillow included in the price. There are some small locker's in the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This place was terrible for 40$ a night. I had one bed in a six dorm. The room was filthy. The bunk beds felt like they were about to come apart. Linen and towels were at an extra charge. The bathroom was the worst part. It literally smelled like rotten fish. The walls of the shower were moldy. I don't... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Normally I can go out drinking at night, come back and sleep through anything but not here. Too many people, rubbish beds, too small and the facilities are crap. Great trip to Copey but probably would have slept better in a public park.

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Address: Absalonsgade 8 | Vesterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark
Location: Denmark > Zealand > Copenhagen > Vesterbro - Kongens Enghave
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