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Dubai Youth Hostel

39 Al-Nahda Rd, Dubai 94141, United Arab Emirates
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Ranked #81 of 241 Specialty Lodging in Dubai
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed here several times over the past few years. It is NOT the cheapest place to stay in Dubai. There are less expensive but hard to find low budget hotels in Diera that cost less per night but they are sketchy and inconvenient. There are occasionally regular hotels, usually out towards Jebel Ali, that will have sales for... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked through hotels.com and they did not post my review. I spent 5 nights in March 2015. The hotel has an internet booked price, a cheaper desk advertised price and an even cheaper cash price, if you ask. Place is a clearing house for indian migrants looking for cheap accomodation whilst looking for a job. Its not a YOUTH... More 

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Nomadic
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The only reason I'm giving this place 2 stars is because of the lack of crap storing my bags for the day. Contrary to other reviews I wasn't charged and they didn't make (much) fuss beyond the usual "it's so much effort!" attitude. Like others have said they really do hate early check ins! I'd emailed through hostelworld to ask... More 

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Minas, Uruguay
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The hostel is NOT near the main tourist attractions, this is true. BUT it is right on the metro line, and next to a huge supermarket. It also is in the part of town that the real dubaians, aka the workers, live. Therefore, there are affordable internet cafe, sari shops, travel agencies, restaurants , big splash clothing shop,and anything, else... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I stayed four nights at The Dubai Youth Hostel in February 2015. Here are my impressions: The bad: *No power plugs in some rooms. Some have only one for four persons. A nightmare to charge your electronic device. Better bring with you a power bank. *Far from Dubai's main attractions *Not a place where to meet new people *No group... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

i had the cleanest room in that place,friendly staff, open buffet for your breakfast....3 minutes from the metro station which is for me ,the most important thing..3 minutes from a big big cheap hypermarket (lulu) which is facing the metro... the room was very comfortable for us as couple.. this residence is 100/100 as note, cheapest price for a luxury... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Renovations were being made to my room while I was occupying it...I went out and when I got back I found workers laying tiles in my room.Nobody informed me. I complained to the manager but I was told to just wait..they will finish soon..so exposed was all my personal belongings with people laying tiles in the room..I asked why they... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I went here and it is actually a nice place for the money you pay. The rooms are nice and the bathrooms and everything is really nice clean. Couldn´t complain about anything. I had a 4 bed shared dorm and everything was totally fine. Only downside for me was that the staff seemed a bit dodgy and made me pay... More 

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b'ham england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I stayed here for one night. i've stayed in hostals before and this was by far one of the best. I got a taxi from the aiport to the hostal when i landed and this was cost of 45aed (£8) on returning i used the metro which was 6aed (£1) bargain the metro station is a few mins walk from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Actually this is a hostel but better than hotels in the price range.It is very neat and clean and peacefull. It is near to Airport and I paid AED 50 to reach there in the midnight. At the time of return I used metro to reach Airport.The metro station is also at walking distance. There is a big Lulu hypermarket... More 

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