We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 84 Bucharest accommodations

Friends Hostel

Mircea Vulcanescu 114, Bucharest 10818, Romania
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Friends Hostel to your Saves list
Friends Hostel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
90%
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
  • Overview
  • Reviews (52)
  • Photos (26)
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (6)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

52 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    35
    12
    4
    0
    1
See reviews for
Families
0
1
23
1
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (6)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friends Hostel is so cozy that it feels like home! Staff is very, very friendly and helpful, with really good tips on the city. Besides that, has a good value for money, is very clean, safe, comfortable, close to the train station, with good WiFi, lockers, two really nice common areas, free tea all day long, towels and linen included... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Verona, Italy
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent 2 nights in this hostel and it's the best place I've ever stayed so far. The location is perfect, very close to the train station and the historical center of Bucharest. The accommodation are extremely clean and comfortable, breakfast is included every morning, free Wifi. The guys working there are amazing, friendly and very kind they give you... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Gaziantep, Gaziantep, Turkey
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In and out I stayed a whopping 5 nights! Clearly there's a reason and it's the Crew and management. If you planned a million things, or planned nothing, either way here you'll get all the help only a friend could give and I mean everything. The ladies running the house are to date the best and honest hostel caretakers I've... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Arboga, Sweden
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed a couple of days at this place and I would mos def go back to this place if I visit Bucarest in the future! On the second floor the hostel has a nice and cozy room with a computer and a projector for watching movies. In the basement a kitchen and a common room. Best of all is... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was absolutely excellent. I left my phone at another hostel and a woman working there went to the train station to pick it up for me! Very helpful and friendly. There's a nice kitchen downstairs and the place is close to the train station. 5/5.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Jakarta
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I stayed there without any reservation, I went there 1 day before check in and stay there for 2 nights. The hostel is not luxury but it was comfortable enough to have a good sleep. The staff were very nice, friendly and helpful. They arrange transportation for me to go to HRC Bucharest. They also recommend some nice and cheap... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Really helpful excellent staff:) they are the best.Also the place is very clean and has a great location 10-15 minutes walking distance to many places and if you don't wanna walk there are many kinds of public transportation.Feels like home if I go there 100 times more I will stay there again! I gotta mention that again BEST STAFF EVER!... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Everything was excellent! The hostel was clean and safe and had a lot of things to offer, the location was great, and most importantly the staff made us feel like home (they were friendly and very helpful).

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Wroclaw, Poland
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This hostel is conviently situated just 15 min walking from the main train station (and the way is very simple, you not be lost for sure). Downstairs are common room and kitchen, really good organised. Wifi is a standard. Very friendly and helpfull personnel. While me was staing there there was not many guests (so you can try go there... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Wervershoof, The Netherlands
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We loved Friends Hostel!! Located close to Gara du Nord. Metro stops and airport bus near by. A good place to rest and chill out. Beds are great, so are the showers. The best feature was the crew! We have never felt so welcomed as in Friends. Thumbs up for Dana, Diana and Andreea. The will help you with everything... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Friends Hostel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Friends Hostel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Friends Hostel

Address: Mircea Vulcanescu 114, Bucharest 10818, Romania
Location: Romania > Bucharest
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HostelWorld, BookingOdigeoWL, Booking.com and HostelBookers so you can book your Friends Hostel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

26 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (16)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Other (13)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (11)
Viewed
Other (11)

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer