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City Hostel

Obchodna 38, Bratislava 81106, Slovakia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was big and clean, the bathrooms was ok although the soap dispenser in the shower (who uses sth like that?) could need a makeover. The mattress was a disaster. You can feel every spring in it. The weakest spot was the wifi, not constantly working and only available in the lobby. That's not 21st century hostel standard. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brilliant location in the centre of Bratislava within easy walking distance of any of the major landmarks. Given the location the price was very reasonable however, the rooms were something to be desired. It was very tight for 4 of us in 1 room and a toilet door that didn't lock, sometimes inconvenient. Wifi was average at best and was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

City Hostel is in a great position, only 10 minutes walk from the centre, along the main high street. The hostel was pleasant and our room was large, with a fridge and a sink. The bathroom was also decent. The only thing that let it down was the rock hard beds which meant we had 2 uncomfortable nights sleep.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We chose City Hostel for our short visit to Bratislava since we already knew it. My mother stayed there back in 2008 when I lived in the city for a year and the place was brand new at the time, clean and in a central location. Fast forward to 2015, this place is a time capsule in a very bad... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Located on a quiet street just outside the Old City walls is this great hostel. Rooms names after famous painters in an old building. Clean and with all the amenities you could wish for. Restaurant/Bar on premise with budget prices. It's location also makes is walking distance (15 minutes) from the main train station and the WWII monument. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I've been travelling by bike beside the Danube and stopped in Bratislava to visit the city. I firstly looked for a camping, but since it was in the outskirts I ended sleeping in this nice hostel that is really not expensive and close to the city center and in the street of the nightlife. The young personnel is very nice.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I stayed here a few times. Room is simple furnished - beds, TV, wardrobe and bathroom with shower and towels. The wall is like from paper. I woke up for ringing alarm from next room early in the morning. Only this things was really terrible here. Hostel has very good location in the city center. Near are many shops with... More 

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Radom, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

excellent location, close to the old town, bus and tram stops, great Slovac Pub nearby with great food at reasonable price, hostel itself very nice, clean and spacious rooms, staff very helpful :) the access towo-fo at the reception

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

The hostel is above a pub, which provides a good place to go if you do not have anything to do. In addition, the location is very good, close to bus and tram stations. On the other hand, the sheets aren't as clean as they should and the showers are not good at all. At least people there are very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

This hostel is in a good location and good value for money. Our private 3 bed room was spacious and very clean (certainly no bed bugs in this room which one recent reviewer has complained about). The room looked like it had been recently refurbished and had the feel of a hotel, rather than a hostel. One downside is wi-fi... More 

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