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El Hostel

ul. Smocza 1, Warsaw 01-012, Poland
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Ranked #12 of 196 Specialty Lodging in Warsaw
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bitburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved staying here! The rooms and bathrooms were clean, the wifi worked perfectly, the lockers were a good size and the receptionists are friendly. Just make sure you call if you arrive outside of regular hours. I would definitely stay here again.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seven of us stayed here for two nights, and we have no complaints. It was easy to find, close to the old town, and very clean. The staff, some not English speakers, are very helpful. We arrived before checkin but were allowed to sit in the communal area and grab showers before being allowed into our room before we should... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Homely atmosphere and hotel-like quality! Lots of details made my 3week stay in this hostel very special, e.g. home-baked cookie, fresh apples in a living room or even a kitten. But above all, the super friendly staff!

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

A street or so down one of the main roads in Warsaw you will find this cute and comfortable hostel. I stayed in a dorm of 8 but it was only me in there...bargain! The reception is open till 9pm each night and someone friendly and knowledgeable is always behind the counter. Simple breakfast provided and good bathroom etc. Large... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A perfect hideaway in a central location, El Hostel is manned (and womaned) by a bright and friendly staff. The feeling is casual but not sloppy. The room were, bright, clean and spacious. A recommended stay for young and old.

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Aalsmeer, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I have twice stayed in this hostel in the past few weeks and both times have been impressed by the value for money offered and the pleasant and warm atmosphere of the rooms. Recommend the hostel to anyone looking for good value accommodation in the centre of Warsaw.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Me and a friend booked one of the private rooms for the duration of a dance festival located near by. It was a good choice in terms of price, and quiet so we were able to get our much needed sleep every night. The staff were all very accommodating, and the girl was also very chatty and friendly when we... More 

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Sant Julia de Loria, Andorra
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We decided to sleep in a hostel in Varsovia because the hotels were very expensive. El Hostel seemed a good option since they not only offer dorms, but also double rooms with private bathroom. It was a great deal! You can reach the hostel with tram (only 3 stops from the center) and the place is cosy and VERY CLEAN.... More 

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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay at El Hostel - the building is big and airy with a well equipped kitchen and nice common area. Great free breakfast and a really friendly, relaxed atmosphere. The staff were chatty and happy to help with any issue. Our dorm was also spacious, clean and comfy. Only criticism is that the hostel is not... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I stayed in this hostel with friends for one night. The room was spacious, clean and nicely decorated. The attached bathroom was also very clean. The hotel owner was helpful and you get a detailed city map at the reception. All sights and the city center are in walking distance (15-20 minutes) and a metro station is just 5 minutes... More 

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