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Friends Hostel

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Mircea Vulcanescu 114 | Corp a, Bucharest 10818, Romania
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Ranked #13 of 104 Specialty Lodging in Bucharest
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vlad-Ioan S Timisoara, Romania
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Timisoara, Romania
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The great thing about this hostel is the location: 10-15 minutes to the station. Staff members are very friendly, rooms&bathrooms&toilets are clean, and you also get access to a well-equiped kitchen. You have a good internet here. But sometimes in the night, this hostel could become a litttle noisy.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cozy hostel is one of the best choices in Bucharest, especially since it's super-cheap and very conveniently placed near the Train Station. It's nothing special, but the atmosphere is very pleasant. You can easily make friends and have a relaxing time there. The street on the other hand, may seem a little dodgy in the night. All in all,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I arrived and was greeted by a moody Romanian behind the desk. After paying, he showed me to my dorm. It was so cramped I could hardly move but worse than that, it smelt awful. I questioned the rude man on the desk and he told me that the smell was because someone had arrived by bicycle and the panniers... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Apart from the lovely staff members I couldn't really recommend this hostel. For some reason there were doors slamming shut all night (no idea why), people shouting talking about calling the police, and the whole layout is pretty strange. As you enter you have the reception and 2 rooms, downstairs is a kitchen and chill out area (a table and... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Stayed there for 4 night and I really enjoyed there! It's a small house and it's like a home. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Location wise is a bit far from city centre (approx. 20 mins walking) but a quiet environment is in returned for some good sleep, although it's near the main train station Gara De Nord. Met... More 

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Milan, Italy
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Near to pretty much anything in the city - and to metro and train stations if you don't want to walk - it's always open and welcoming, even in the middle of the night. Staff provided some much needed advice upon arrival, a good breakfast selection, two chill out rooms to drink the only non-alcoholic contribution to our daily diets... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I´ve bin only for two nights out of many in the friends hostel, and it was one of the best on my way. You got all you need: Free WiFi, friendly and very informative stuff, clean bed and bathroom, free breakfast and not least a save place for my bicycle. The closeness to gara nord was the reason why i... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

So I came to Bucharest to stay for some time... and I would have have to say that Friends Hostel gave me the best introduction possible to the city and to life in Bucharest.. Booked initially for 4 nights, ended up staying for almost 3 full weeks while I was searching for an apartment. It is situated 5-10m by foot... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

If you are in Bucharest, you should definitively go there ! It's a very nice place to stay, from one night to how many you want ! It's near the city center and everything is closed (grocery store, bus stop, train station and so on). In addition, the girls at the reception are very helpful !

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Really comfortable and warm hostel with welcoming staff who go out of their way to make sure you have a great visit. Good wifi and free basic breakfast of cereal and bread. Great downstairs and upstairs relaxation areas and 2 computers. Close to the North railway station but a 25 minute walk from the city centre, this makes it very... More 

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