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Rafael Hostel

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39 Khanjyan Street Apt. 5, Yerevan 0001, Armenia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have spent several months in Yerevan at different hostels, and I can say that this is easily the best one that I have visited. Staff are very friendly, and the cooked breakfast each morning is amazing. The interior is gorgeous, and there is air conditioning, wifi, and free laundry. They have very nice private rooms (where I stayed) in... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This central, cheap and friendly hostel is highly recommendable. We had a standard double room with a comfortable bed, and with the bathroom just outside in the hallway. The staff is friendly, and the breakfast excellent.

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Kiev, Ukraine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Hi everyone. Our group spend two month in Armenia last year. All the time we lives in Rafael hostel. We spend most the time working hard in the "fields", so late evening or night or even early moment we went back to the hostel to sleep. Every time we have warm shower, dishes to eat (even our national Ukrainian dishes).... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

This hostel is just great in every aspect. Points to highlight are its proximity to the city centre, the original design and the fantastic staff working there. When booking at some of the largest networks of hostels in Europe, I haven't seen the comfort that Rafael Hostel provide for their guests. Instead of using the space for additional beds and... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

What an amazing time I had in this hostel, not only for comfotable bed and clean environment, but I would say more for people who works there, the feeling is like I stayed at my grandmother‘s place, I was asked so many times do I want coffee or tea that I lost number) I‘ve been in many hostels, but I... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Rafael Hostel is a great place. Dorms are clean with good bathroom facilities. Breakfast is included and very tasty. Coffee and tea are for free all day long. So, I'd say that's ample reason to go there. However, what makes Rafael Hostel really stand out to me are the beauty of the central interior (one of the best looking hostels... More 

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I just want to say that I love Rafael hostel and it's hostess very much. best location in the center of the city, Comfortable interior and warm environment. Great staff, very friendly , they are always ready to help. they will help you to fall in love with whole Armenia. I love them and we are keeping friendship. Rafael hostel... More 

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Jena, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Rafael's a very fancy Hostel to a reasonable price. When entering the hostel it feels like entering a villa. The living room is huge and spacious and also the kitchen provides more than enough space to prepare everything you want. It's fully equipped. More than one time I was invited by the lovely staff of the hostel to have dinner... More 

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Roznov pod Radhostem, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Very nice place in a centre of Yerevan, homely feeling :) I was here with my boyfriend in 2013. We stayed here for a one week, and we really like this hostel and friendly staff :) Thank you very much for everything

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Taichung, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The employees are nice and friendly there. And the hostel is clean. Price for room or bed are not high as well. And the owner of hostel drive us on tour on a very reasonable and even economical price. It's just fantastic. I didn't even mention what a great and convenient location the hostel is located. If you're traveling to... More 

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