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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Positives: It is a quick walk to get to from the main train station. That's it. Negatives: Everything else. You had to pay extra for linens and pillows, so me and my boyfriend had to use our bags as a pillow and towels as a cover since we were on a budget. The rooms have no security, not even a... More 

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Region of Waterloo, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived the man at reception was rude and not helpful. You have to pay extra for linens and pillows and he overcharged us by 60Euros, although we eventually got our proper change. If you want to feel like you are in a jail barracks this hostel is for you. The rooms, washrooms and showers are dirty and not... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The thing, that I had to sleep wih 22 people was not bad as the thing, that only one european electric plu was there. I could charge my phone only in lobby. Bathrooms were located two floors and ca. 100m away. Personal not very serious/for me uncomfortable. Once was key system broken in the main door and receptionist was only... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is about a 15 minute walk from the station and is a in a good location around various supermarkets and bars. The hostel has good toilets and showers which are regularly cleaned. The kitchen had great facilities. There are lockers in the room to use. (You do need to bring your own or rent sheets). Unfortunately I can't... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 66-buddies room, was OK, but the lockers are very easy to open by pulling strongly. I didn't use it because of it. Bed wasn't clean at all, full of breadcrumbs and a guy was "relaxed" on my bed when I first arrived. The night is really ugly. Noises like a big machine comes from the outside, without stop. And... More 

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Lyon, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're into prison roleplaying, gulag camp reenactment, you will definitely love this hostel, but for us, it simply ruined our stay in Copenhagen. First of all, the staff informed us that although I had a reservation for 4 people, 1 of us had to sleep in a separate room, without giving us any explanation, and no alternative, so I... More 

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Eskilstuna, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed there for 2 nights. It was the cheapest in the city and i chose the 66bed room. PROs- the 66 bed room was very calm and clean, lights out at 10pm and on at 8am. nice reception area, nice backyard and front lawn. clean toilets and OK male showers.The meetpacking area with a lot of nightclubs, restaurants and... More 

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Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Based on few traveler that already stayed in this hostel, this hostel was quite crowded especially at night. I stayed here before Midsummer Event for 1 day before continued my trip to Stockholm. What I found was I enjoyed stay here, with 4 female dorm There is open room to charge your gadget and chill out, perfect spot to have... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I arrived at CPH at 3 am and, although they were "fully booked", they found space for me and my traveling companion in a room in their basement for a reasonable price. We then stayed for an additional three nights in the 66 bed and then the 8 bed dorms. Both were clean and fairly quiet, cannot really fault. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Like many other backpackers, I chose City Public because it was the cheapest hostel in town - turns out it was also an amazing place to stay and really felt like home. All the dorms are sectioned in "compartments" of two bunkbeds so you have enough personal space if you just want some alone time, even in the 66 bed... More 

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