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Mircea Vulcanescu 114, Bucharest 10818, Romania
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Friends Hostel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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
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Hong Kong, China
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 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
1 helpful vote 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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Norwich, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Beware, or at least phone ahead, they don't seem to bother keeping their booking dot com or hostelbookers sites availability up to date. I had a funny feeling and sure enough it was fully booked, so make sure you don't just blindly book with them through the web.

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Varna, Bulgaria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Very nice place to stay,when you visit Bucharest.Good location(10 min walking distance from the biggest rail station-Gara de Nord,10 min by bus to the centrum,or the old town),quiet place,so you can rest properly,very very friendly staff(I stay there for only one night,but the receptionist almost convinced me to stay longer,she showed me a map of the city with all the... More 

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Sao Bernardo Do Campo, SP
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

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 

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Verona, Italy
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

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 

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Address: Mircea Vulcanescu 114, Bucharest 10818, Romania
Location: Romania > Bucharest
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 213
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