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Hostel Merlin

Kajovska 59, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed here for 2 nights during my Krumlov visit, 250kc a night with private room is a great bargain. The room was a little small as expected but absolute clean and gave me good sleeps. showers and toilets were clean too. Host was helpful enough, definitely a good choice

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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The Hostel is usually okay for a low-budget accomodation. The staff cleans every day, warm water and nicely located right at the river. Unfortunately the receptionist leaves in the afternoon (to keep the low prices possible the owner said) but that seems to be the motivation for some guests to go wild. There was not a single night without people... More 

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12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The location is perfect. There are two problem: 1. Shower is weak and not Hot enough. 2. It's hard to meet the reception. Not covenient for us who have no phone card here. My friend even waited for 1 hour to check out. (Not a big problem though) Overall worth the price as a budget travel in a small town.

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Liscannor, Ireland
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We spent one night here in October 2014 and were delighted with the location, very close proximity to everything you want to see... The girl who met up at reception was very friendly but had very little English, not something I complain about however as I am in her country but we quickly realised we wouldn't be able to enquire... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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44 hotel reviews
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

First I should say that CK is a Unesco world heritage town, very small and very beautiful. It is therefore fairly packed with tourists, especially in August. There are also well known music festivals here in summer which the Czechs all come to. Finding accommodation at such times is very hard if not impossible. We stayed a night in Ceske... More 

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69 reviews 69 reviews
25 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We stayed in a private room at the Merlin Hostel (not the pension). It was basic and bare and beds were a bit hard. But the location was great, the value was fantastic, and I’d definitely stay here again for the price if looking for budget accommodation in Cesky Krumlov. Wifi worked well. Shared bathrooms were always clean and available.... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We've had a pleasant stay for only one night in the hostel with five guys. It is a small and cozy hostel and the personnel is really friendly. We cooked our own meal in the kitchen, which was fine. Also the the common balcony was quite a nice spot to chill. Above all, the hostel is perfectly located in the... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Good location, but the surrounding gets a little noisy if you have windows into the town side. We had problem because of the parking spot (overbooking) but kitchen is nice, the staff is friendly and the price is awesome.

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Beersheba, Israel
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Pension Merlin has 2 parts. the hostel that located in the old town and the pension, 500m up hill south to old town. both owned and run by the same owners. we stayed at the pension. our room was big, clean, and with nice view over the town. small but nice kitchenet & dinning room and big quiet garden to... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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25 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I've been to three hostels in Cesky Krumlov (had to switch every day due to lastminute availability), and this is what I found: This hostel is right in the old town, next to the river. I think that is its major advantage. Other than that fairly normal hostel facilities - wifi, no bunk beds (yay), a number of bathrooms, a... More 

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