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Kismet Dao Villa

Str. Neagoe Basarab no.8, Brasov 2200, Romania (Formerly Elvis Villa Hostel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The first nice thing about this hostel is that once you've checked in, the receptionist will give you one token for each night of your stay. Each token is worth one bottle of beer. This is particularly nice is you've been travelling for hours on the train and you can just sit down and chill with the other guests either... More

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Beersheba, Israel
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this place by a recommendation from a very sweet Romanian couple we met along the way. We got stuck in the Bucegi mountains because of the weather, so we hitchhiked out and came to Brasov spontaneously, so we didn’t have a chance to reserve a room. Getting to the place from the main Autogara (bus station, near the... More

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I really enjoyed staying at Kismet Dao. It was in a good location and the room we were staying in was clean, spacious and homey! The breakfast was quite simple but that was fine by us - you can't complain about a free brekky. The staff were very helpful and the free drinks was a really nice touch. We took... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We had a great time at this hostel. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the hostel is clean and vibey. It is also at a good location, close to the centre and easily accessed by public transport.

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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This was a very nice hostel close to the historical center of Brasov. We stayed in a privet room that was nice and clean. Staff was extremely helpful and we can recommend the three castle tour arranged by the hostel. The breakfast was very simple, just milk and cereal, but there was a small supermarket outside. All in all we're... More

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Jaragua Do Sul, SC
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10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It´s a nice hostel, right in the center of the city. We stayed there for 2 nights, in a 12 bed room. It was crowded and loud, but we didn´t care. Can´t expect for silence in a hostel. Breakfast was just cereal and milk. We got a snow storm, the city was beautiful...we almost couldn´t get to the castles, since... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Was super impressed with this hostel. Was large, good security, friendly atmosphere, free beer, free breakfast, etc. We were staying in the tiny room (10 bed dorm) and all was good until we went to sleep. My partner got massacred by bed bugs...had to throw up a bunch of stuff and didn't receive any compensation or even an apology. I... More

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Woodbourne, New York
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Staff was limited, only one person on duty at a time. Nice touch of one free beer per day. The 2-bed private room was clean and comfortable and across from the shared bath. Amazingly, we did not hear others use the WC during the night. Fan was appreciated. The kitchen was adequate, but just that. Lights were dim, and shelves... More

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KL, Malaysia
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132 reviews 132 reviews
66 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Spacious, airy, clean, sufficient bathrooms and shower, decent distance to the old town, strong wifi, outdoor area, daytrips and free beers for each night that you stay, free breakfast with the choice of cereals and milk and complete kitchen. Just book it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We came here to stay only for a night but after 3 nights spent on Kismet Dao we all feel like we never wanted to go away. Great location. great people, great hostel. I still think of Kismet Dao and Brasov. The atmosphere was so great, the beds comfy and the rooms clean.

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Address: Str. Neagoe Basarab no.8, Brasov 2200, Romania (Formerly Elvis Villa Hostel)
Location: Romania > Transylvania > Central Romania > Brasov County > Brasov
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
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