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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 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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Novi Sad, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2 nights in this hostel. The atmosphere was very friendly, rooms are clean, the staff is astonishingly friendly. There is always hot water, and the rooms are heated regularly. Better than some hotels I've been to. One of the nicest accommodation places you'll ever stay in.

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Tirgu Mures, Romania
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30 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel was a slam dunk! The staff were great, the place was new and clean, and the dorm I was staying in was very roomy. Really, this hostel was great. The location is less than 5 minutes from the centre and about a 15 minute walk from the cable car that goes up the mountain. I wholly recommend this... More 

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Catania, Sicilia, Italy
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In October I went to this hostel with some friends of mine while visiting Transilvania. Autumn is the pefect period to visit the region and I think Brasov is one of the best cities. I think there is not a better hostel in town. You get the chance to choose the dormitory or single/double rooms. The rooms and beds are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

The place was very nice, friendly people, clean room and bathroom. Overall, i will go there for a second time. Also the location of the hostel is a plus, but there is no parking available, at least when i asked for it.

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Warsaw, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I stayed there 3 nights in January, unfortunately I was unlucky - the heating system was working very poorly, I left the place with a terrible cold. I stayed in a private twin room, the room itself was clean, however a common bathroom was just a nightmare. The staff is friendly, however not very helpful, unable to give the correct... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stayed in Kismet Dao for 2 nights. Although it was freezing outside (-3°C, for a person used to living in a tropical country it was cold!!), the atmosphere inside Kismet Dao was very warm!! :) The people there (Paul, Gabriella and Bianca)were very accomodating and helpful. Even their dog Zara was very friendly and sweet. The hostel facilities suited... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I stayed here for about four nights over halloween which was awesome. The atmosphere was fun and relaxed, you get a free drink for every night you stay. There's a common room downstairs where you can watch films (hostel). The only negative was that the staff really could have been a little more willing to help. I asked about tours... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The hostel is good, not amazing. And was lacking a certain warmth to the place. Location is a little out of town. Very clean in all areas. Bed was reasonable (in the dormitory). Breakfast included cereals and coffee which was great in the morning.

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Dubrovnik-Neretva County, Croatia
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8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Close to the city centar- about 10 minutes walk, bathrooms and showers are very,very clean, room too,and bed is comfortable . Nice and helpfull hostel staff also. Also, there is simple free breakfest, and free coffe and tea in the kitchen. Wi-fi is free and it is pretty fast! Highly recommended!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

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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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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